Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

Wanted: Bookworms

If you are a bookworm and enjoy a good nonfiction book, you will want to attend our April 29th book reading by UI alumna Laura Caldwell. This event is free and open to the public. There will be a reception and book signing at 6 p.m., with the program to follow at Prairie Lights.

The nonfiction book chronicles Laura’s efforts to…

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Magic Man

Carver-Hawkeye Arena has been host to many top-notch athletes. One of the greatest is about to make a return visit next month.

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, an NBA legend who once played for Michigan State, will present a lecture on how businesses can revitalize inner-city communities at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at Carver. Though admission is free to the general public,…

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March "Madness"

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This past weekend’s weather was wonderful, so I took the opportunity to go out to “my” pond and wetland area on the southeast edge of Iowa City. I love March at the wetland since it is a staging area for one of the biggest songbird and waterfowl “conventions” of the year as they gather to meet, mix, and mingle before…

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