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This Week in Grinnell (Feb 27 –Mar 5)

Strand 3 Theatre: $5.00 Grinnell College Discount Passes available at the Campus Bookstore and the Pioneer Bookshop. Call 236-7600 or visit for show times. Showing Feb 27—Mar 5:
Milk (R), Defiance (R), New In Town (PG-13), Slumdog Millionaire (R)

Savanna Restoration Workday at CERA: Saturday, Feb 28, 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Help restore a bur oak savanna at the Conrad Environmental Research Area (CERA). Volunteers will help pile branches and salvage firewood-sized logs from invasive trees that have been cut down around the oak trees. Transportation and work gloves will be provided. The van will leave from the parking lot behind the Chrystal Center at 9:30 a.m., if driving separately park by the Environmental Education Center. To RSVP contact Larissa Mottl at or at 269-4717. This activity is sponsored by the Grinnell College Center for Prairie Studies.

Faulconer Gallery Outreach: Wednesday, Mar 4, 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., Bucksbaum Faulconer Gallery Room 131. Make animation art with youth grades K-4 at the Faulconer Gallery. For more information contact Tilly Woodward @ x4663 or

Jazz Concert: Wynton Marsalis: Wednesday, Mar 4, 8 p.m. Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz at Lincoln Center will play at Herrick Chapel. Tickets are required, and may be picked up at no cost at the Bucksbaum Center box office or the Pioneer Bookshop downtown starting Friday, Feb. 27. For ticketing questions call 641-269-4444.

still/LIFE: Jan 13 – May 22, Noyce Science Center, northwest study lounge, second floor. The exhibit by Tracy Hicks based around specimen jars is intended to provide a space for intellectual as well as artistic reflection on the fate of species and raises the question: what does it mean to preserve? For more information visit

Animated Painting: Feb 6 – April 19. This exhibit open to the public features work by 12 international contemporary artists who adapt animation concepts and technologies in making their art, combining handwork, digital technology as well as traditional art forms. For more information visit or

High School Art Exhibition: Feb 6 – Mar 5, Monday – Friday, 3 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. at the Grinnell Community Art Gallery, Grinnell Community Center (2nd Floor) 927 Fourth Avenue, Grinnell. Call 641-236-2620 for more information or for weekend appointments or visit

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