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March 10, 2013

What's going on this week?

GOSHEN — ‘Stuntology!’ Artist Sam Bartlett from Bloomington will perform funny stunts and contortions from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at Goshen Public Library.

Held in conjunction with the library’s annual Mad Science program and “What’s Your Favoriteology?” series, Bartlett will demonstrate the capabilities of the human body.

This free program is for patrons of all ages.

Call Children’s Services now for more information at 574-537-0241. This program is made possible by Friends of the Goshen Public Library.

Tuesday

Afternoon Sabbatical — Goshen College Professor of History Steve Nolt will present an Afternoon Sabbatical lecture on “The Amish Way: Patient Faith in a Perilous World” Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The program is free and open to the public.

Afternoon Sabbatical programs are usually on the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall. For more information on the Afternoon Sabbatical series, call the Goshen College Welcome Center at 574-535-7566.

Wednesday

Community Screening Day — The public is invited to a Community Screening Day Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at IU Health Goshen Hospital, 200 High Park Ave., Goshen.

Most screenings are free of charge; a few require a nominal fee.

Services provided by clinical professionals include fitness assessment, body composition assessment, blood pressure, pulse and blood oxygen measurements and diabetes risk assessment. Other services provided include a bone density heel scan, cholesterol screening, liver health screening and A1C glucose measurement. Registration is required at 877-566-4660.

Friday

‘Stop Kiss’ at New World Arts — Performances of “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son continue at 8 p.m. at New World Arts in downtown Goshen.

Performances are also scheduled for Saturday at 8 p.m., with a 3 p.m. show set for March 17.

A synopsis of the play reads:

“Walking through New York City’s West Village, friends Sara and Callie share a first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured and falls into a coma. Throughout the play, relationships are explored, formed and even ended.”

Tickets cost $10 and are available at Better World Books, 118 E. Washington St., Goshen, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.

New World Arts is located at 211 S. Main St., with the entrance and parking at the rear of the building.

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