CSU Happenings June 2-10

JUNE 2-4 CSU TO STAGE AINT MISBEHAVIN
Columbus State Universitys Schwob School of Music will stage the musical, Aint Misbehavin Friday through Sunday in the RiverCenters Studio Theatre. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. The production is based on the music of legendary jazz pianist/composer Thomas Fats Waller and will feature a cast of CSU students enrolled in the music schools Opera/Musical Theatre class. Music professor Joseph Golden is artistic director, theatre professor Brenda May Ito is stage director and choreographer, and music professor Deborah Jacobs is assistant director.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, with discounts for seniors and military personnel. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information on the production, call 706-649-7225.

JUNE 5-9 - CSU SUMMER CAMPS CONTINUE
Columbus State University Continuing Education will stage a new set of summer camps, listed below, Monday through Friday (except where noted otherwise). For more information, visit http://conted.colstate.edu or call 706-568-2023. To contact the Rankin Arts Center, call 706-641-4000.

  • Rocket Boosters (grades 1-2) 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Coca-Cola Space Science Center, $205
  • So You Want to be an Astronaut (grades 3-4) Section A 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Coca-Cola Space Science Center, $205
  • FUN-damentals of Golf (ages 6-18) 8:30-11:30 a.m. Bull Creek Golf Course, $225 (June 5-8)
  • Arts Explorers: 'Butch Anthony' (grades K-2 and 3-5) 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rankin Arts Center, $125 (Campers will transform 'trash into treasure' in the style of Alabama folk artist Butch Anthony)
  • Baseball Camp Section B (ages 9-13) 9 a.m.-noon. Ragsdale Field, $125
  • Arts Explorers: Musical Theatre Camp I (grades 2-4) 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rankin Arts Center, $125 (June 5-23)
  • Spanish Language Camp (ages 5-8) Section A: 10:30 a.m.-noon. Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center, $79
  • Summer Ballet Classes (various levels, and schedule and fee options) The Columbus Ballet Conservatory, Rankin Arts Center (June 5-16)
  • Kindermusik Adventures, Rankin Arts Center, $90 per section Peek-A-Boo I Love You Section A (newborn-1.5 years) 9:15-10 a.m. Zoo Train Section A (ages 1.5-3) 10:15-11 a.m. On the Road Section A (ages 3-5) 11:15 a.m.-noon. Around the World Section A (ages 4-7) 1-2 p.m. Sign & Sing Section A1 (6 months-3 years) 2:15-3 p.m.

JUNE 6 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION FOR SUMMER SESSION
Columbus State University will host an orientation for new students on Tuesday. This program is for all new students enrolled for CSUs summer session that begins June 8. Check-in for the orientation begins at 8 a.m. in the Davidson Center Game Room. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. The cost is $35 per student and $15 per guest with advance registration. An extra $25 will be charged for same-day registration on site. Fees cover meals, all supplies and materials. For questions regarding reservations, call 706-568-2330. For general orientation, call the Orientation Hotline at 706-568-2180 or visit http://orientation.colstate.edu/index.htm.

JUNE 7 SUMMER SESSION LATE REGISTRATION AND FEE DEADLINE
Wednesday, June 7 is the final day to register and pay for CSU summer session classes that start June 8 and continue through July 26. For more information, call 706-568-2035 or visit http://registration.colstate.edu.

JUNE 10 SPACE SCIENCE CENTER TO CELEBRATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Columbus State Universitys Coca-Cola Space Science Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary with various activities and attractions from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 10 at the center, located at 701 Front Ave., Columbus.

Highlighting the celebration, former NASA astronaut Brian Duffy will give presentations describing space travel at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Omnisphere Theater. He also will sign autographs after each presentation. Duffy served with NASA from 1985-2001 and currently is an executive with Lockheed Martin Corp. The anniversary celebration will feature other interactive learning activities and demonstrations, and a 4:45 p.m. cake-cutting ceremony, followed by planetarium laser shows and an Astronomy Night session.

Admission to the celebration is free. For more information, call 706-649-4900.