HEALTHY EATING: Melinda Manore, a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at Oregon State University, will present "Small Steps, Big Rewards: What?s your game plan for eating wisely and maintaining a healthy weight?" Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium at Linfield College. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Janet Peterson at 503-883-2255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2
ART EXHIBIT: A collection of Central American-influenced paintings and drawings by Ron Mills, Amity artist and Linfield College professor of art, will be on exhibit March 2 through April 1 at the Fine Art Gallery of the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield College. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in the gallery. A slide lecture is set for Tuesday, March 8, at 7 p.m., also in the gallery. For more information, call 503-883-2804.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5
CONCERT: Members of the Oregon Symphony will team up with acclaimed pianist Jill Timmons to present "Music for Strings and Piano," Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium at Linfield College. Tickets for the concert are $35 and are available in advance through the Linfield College Relations office, 026 Melrose Hall, 503-883-2217. Proceeds from the concert will be used to fund improvements to Melrose Auditorium, which is the primary venue for musical concerts at Linfield.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9
FACULTY LECTURE: Jackson Miller, assistant professor of communication arts, will present "Coyote?s Tale on the Old Oregon Trail: Challenging Cultural Memory through Narrative at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute" on Wednesday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall. For more information, call 503-883-2409.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10
LECTURE: Norman Jones, chair of the history department at Utah State University, will present "Teaching Religious Hatred and Promoting Civility in Elizabethan England" Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11
CONCERT: The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will present Concert C, Student Concerto winners, Friday, March 11, at 8 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium at Linfield College. Tickets are $22 and $16, and $5 for students K-12. Linfield students are free. For more information, call 503-883-2275.
SUNDAY, MARCH 13
FACULTY RECITAL: A Linfield College faculty recital will be held on Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium. The recital will include performances by Jackie Van Paepeghem-Mullaney, adjunct professor of music at Linfield, soprano; Debra Huddleston, adjunct professor of music, on piano and organ; Karen Vincent, adjunct professor of music, on violin; and Steve Kravitz, adjunct professor of music, on clarinet and tenor saxophone. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15
LECTURE: Sherman Wilcox, associate professor and chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico, will speak on "Routes from Gesture to Language" Tuesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2474.
THEATRE: The play, "The Water Children," will be presented Tuesday through Friday, March 15-18, at 8 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre at Linfield College. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and Linfield faculty and staff. For more information, call 503-883-2802.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16
READING: David James Duncan, award winning author of "The Brothers K" and "The River Why," will present a reading Wednesday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The lecture is free, but tickets are required. For tickets, call College Relations, 503-883-2217, or stop by the College Relations office, 026 Melrose Hall at Linfield. For more information, call 503-883-2517.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30
NOBEL SYMPOSIUM: Carl E. Wieman, distinguished professor of physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will be featured at the Oregon Nobel Laureate Symposium at Linfield College. Wieman will present "Bose-Einstein Condensation: Quantum Weirdness at the Lowest Temperature in the Universe" Wednesday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium. The lecture is a general presentation, complete with computer animation and suitable for middle school students and above. The lecture will be free, but tickets will be required and are available through the College Relations office, 026 Melrose Hall, 503-883-2217.