Oct. 4, 2004


LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell University will host its annual Parents Weekend Oct. 8 to 10. The following events are open to the local community:

Samek Art Gallery Exhibits. Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: "roll-run-hit-run-roll-tick-," installation by Jin Soon Kim featuring steel tunnels that emit layered sounds, main gallery; and "Fallout," exhibit featuring video animation, painting, and collages by Brian Alfred, project room. Located on the top floor of the Elaine Langone Center, the gallery is accessible via elevator.

Theatre. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 8 p.m., Tustin Studio Theatre. "The Learned Ladies" by Moliere, directed by Bob Gainer, $6, $4 for senior citizens. Advance tickets from Weis Center Campus Box Office weekdays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by calling 577-1000.

Hilltop Film Series. Friday 8 p.m., Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center, and Saturday 3 p.m., Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature Building. "Bob Roberts," a documentary-style look at the fictional Senatorial campaign of a radically conservative folk singer turned politician. This political satire includes several original songs co-written and performed by writer/director/star Tim Robbins.

Dance. Saturday 8 p.m., Weis Center. Peter Boal, New York City Ballet star, with piano music performed by Lois Svard. Tickets are available in person from the Campus Box Office in the Weis Center weekdays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and one hour prior to events. Tickets also are available by calling 570-577-1000 or online at http://www.bucknell.edu/boxoffice/

Music. Friday 9 p.m., and Saturday 9 p.m., Rooke Chapel. Christy's Candlelight Entertainment with The Silhouettes, The Bison Chips and Two Past Midnight; admission $5.

Sports. Friday 7 p.m., Davis Gym: women's volleyball vs. Navy. Saturday all day: Bucknell invitational - men's tennis, tennis courts. Saturday 1 p.m., stadium: football vs. University of Pennsylvania. Saturday 4 p.m., Davis Gym: women's volleyball vs. American. Sunday all day: Bucknell Invitational - men's tennis, tennis courts. Sunday 8:30 a.m.: 5k Breast Cancer Walk/Run sponsored by Paint Bucknell Pink; registration $20, Smith Hall Quad. Phone 577-8248.

Booksigning. Saturday 10 a.m., Bookstore, Elaine Langone Center ground floor: Tim Junkin will sign copies of his first work of non-fiction, "Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA."

Open House. Saturday 10 a.m. to noon: Archaeology Lab/Classics department, Roberts Hall 13. Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Greenhouse, Biology Building, fourth level, (accessible via elevator). Saturday, 8 to 11 p.m.: Observatory: view the stars (weather permitting), tour the facility and listen to astronomy professor Ned Ladd discuss, "A New View of Saturn: What the Cassini Mission has Taught Us (So Far)." Open house will be held rain or shine.

Lewisburg. Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Woolly Worm Festival, with food, games, music, and storytelling, free admission, Hufnagle Park. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: "House Tour and Architectural Walk;" tickets: $10, available in downstairs lobby, Elaine Langone Center, or beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Union County Courthouse or Lewisburg Hotel; for information call 524-4071 or 524-4571.

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