Local businesses, nonprofits, churches and other organizations are invited to NSU’s fourth annual Community Marketplace, set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on the campus green. Registration forms may be obtained by calling Northern’s Career Services office at 605-626-2371. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1.

The 2017 Northern State University back-to-school workshop will be held 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 16 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. The workshop, titled “Using High-Leverage Practices to Support Ambitious Learning for All Students,” will be led by Francesca Forzani and Nicole Garcia of TeachingWorks.

Northern State University is hosting the Rushmore Junior High Music Camp this week for band students in grades 6-9. The annual camp will culminate in a final concert at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, on the NSU campus green, on the east side of the Student Center. The concert is free and open to the public. It will feature nearly 90 middle school/junior high students performing in choir, Rushmore Singers, jazz band and concert band.

NSU will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.  Constitution Day commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution. All are welcome to enjoy the free, fun events:

Student Center, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.:

                History Club table

                Dacotah Prairie Museum table

Northern State University and Aberdeen Development Corporation will hold an event announcing their partnership and the relocation of the Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at The Workshop, 208 S.

Northern State University has chosen the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Salt to the Sea” as its 2017 common read. Author Ruta Sepetys will deliver NSU’s annual Common Read Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Read more about the 2017 Common Read Lecture.

Northern Fort Playhouse’s 12th season opens Friday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. at historic Fort Sisseton with a performance of “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On.” The second show, “Boeing Boeing,” opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8. “Wonderettes” will also be performed at 7:30 p.m. July 15 and 22, and at 2 p.m. July 9. “Boeing Boeing” will also be performed at 7:30 p.m.

The Northern Fort Playhouse is excited to announce an evening of Broadway songs at the Ward Hotel Bar on Friday, June 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., presented by the 2017 NFP Company. Especially exciting is the return of NSU alums Yvonne Freese, Sarah Honerman, Emily Davis, and Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha, all of whom will be returning to the Playhouse as the Marvelous Wonderettes. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Mary Marion.


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