CSU Happenings May 26-June 4

MAY 26-27 - SPACE CENTER TO HOST COLUMBUS GAME AND HOBBY EXPO
Columbus State Universitys Coca-Cola Space Science Center will host a Columbus Game and Hobby Expo from 3-11 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, at the center at 701 Front Ave., Columbus.

Activities will include the following, and more:

  • Tournaments for collectible card games, and miniature and video games.
  • Radio-controlled model helicopter flights.
  • WWE Wrestler appearances.
  • Outdoor Sci-Fi movies: Star Trek: First Contact at 9 p.m. Friday and Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith at 9 p.m. Saturday.
  • Physics demonstrations.

Regular, daily admission prices will apply for both days: $6 adults, $5 senior citizens and military personnel, $4 children and $3 CSU students, faculty and staff with CSU ID. For more information, call 706-649-1470 or 649-1486, or visit www.ccssc.org.

MAY 30-JUNE 2 - STARRY, STARRY NIGHT CAMPERS TO EXPLORE ASTRONOMY
Columbus State Universitys Coca-Cola Space Science Center will host Starry, Starry Night, an astronomy camp for students in grades 5-7, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Participants will experience the centers recently upgraded planetarium, launch rockets, fly Challenger missions, and create and use star clocks, star maps and telescopes. The fee is $185. For information, call 706-568-2023 or visit www.conted.colstate.edu or www.ccssc.org.

MAY 30-JUNE 2 - LOCAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR TO DIRECT CSI COLUMBUS
Columbus State University Continuing Education will host CSI Columbus, a summer camp for ages 6-8, Tuesday through Friday at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center. Stephanie Dalton, Eastway Elementary Schools 2005 Teacher of the Year, will direct the camp with activities focused on forensics and investigations. Participants will work from a crime scene, utilizing handwriting analysis, fingerprinting, and chromatography in problem-solving activities that also incorporate math, science and writing. The camp will run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The fee is $150. For more information, call 706-568-2023 or visit www.conted.colstate.edu.

MAY 30-JUNE 2 - COLOR MY WORLD BRIGHT TO FEATURE NATURE-THEMED PAINTING
Columbus State University Continuing Education will host Color My World Bright, a summer camp for ages 7-10, Tuesday through Friday at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center. Participants will create nature scenes with watercolors. The camp will run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The fee is $100. For more information, call 706-568-2023 or visit www.conted.colstate.edu.

MAY 30-JUNE 2 - YOUNG ARTISTS TO CREATE IN THE SPIRIT OF SALVADOR DALI
The Columbus State University Rankin Arts Centers Arts Explorers summer camp series will continue with Salvador Dali, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for students grouped according to grades K-2 and 3-5. The children will learn to create art in the style of Spains Salvador Dali, the surrealist painter, writer and filmmaker. The fee is $100. The Rankin Center is located at 1000 Broadway, Columbus. For more information, call 706-641-4000 or visit www.conted.colstate.edu.

MAY 30-JUNE 2 - BASKETBALL AND TENNIS CAMPS TO ACCOMMODATE All SKILL LEVELS
Columbus State University Athletics will separately host the annual Herbert Greene Basketball camp and a tennis camp Tuesday through Friday. Both camps will run 9 a.m.-noon and accommodate girls and boys of all skill levels, ages 4-18. The fee is $100 per camp.

Herbert Greene, CSU athletic director and retired mens basketball coach, will direct the basketball camp in the Lumpkin Center, with collegiate coaches and CSU players providing instruction. This camp will repeat July 17-20. For more information, call 706-568-2317. CSU tennis coach Evan Isaacs and CSU tennis players will direct the tennis camp at the Blackmon Tennis Center. Call 706-568-2023 or visit www.conted.colstate.edu for more information on both camps.

MAY 30-JUNE 2 - SOCCER CAMP FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS INCUDES HALF-DAY OPTION
Columbus State University soccer coach Jay Entlich will direct a soccer camp for boys and girls, ages 5-14, of all skill levels Tuesday through Friday at the CSU Soccer Complex. A 9 a.m.-noon half-day option carries a $100 charge. The 9 a.m.-4 p.m. full-day option costs $175 and includes lunch. For more information, call 706-568-2023 or visit www.conted.colstate.edu for more information.

JUNE 2-4 - CSU TO STAGE AINT MISBEHAVIN
Columbus State Universitys Schwob School of Music will stage the musical revue, Aint Misbehavin Friday through Sunday, June 2-4 in the RiverCenters Studio Theatre. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. The musical, regarded as one of the best on Broadway, is based on the music of legendary jazz pianist/composer Thomas Fats Waller. This revue will be performed by a CSU student cast.

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.