Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library at Misericordia University will present the program, “Alzheimer’s Disease Update,’’ by James Siberski, M.S., C.M.C., CRmT, assistant professor and coordinator of the Gerontology Education Center for Professional Development at Misericordia University, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the library. The free program is open to the public.
To register, contact Susan Lazur at 570-674-6225.
DHS CLASS OF 1983 REUNION
Dallas High School Class of 1983 is planning a 30th anniversary reunion for Oct. 26.
Any classmate who has not yet received information about the reunion and who wishes to attend is asked to send their current email address to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sharon at 610-737-0042.
SAFE TRICK OR TREAT
Misericordia University Department of Residence Life will offer a safe trick-or-treat event for children from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27.
Area residents are invited to take their children to campus and visit a number of the university’s residence halls. The halls that will be open for trick-or-treating will include McHale, Alumnae and Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan residence halls. There will also be treats in the lobby of Gildea Hall. The buildings, all on the Upper Campus, will be marked with decorations for easy identification.
For more information, contact Annmarie Narcum, Residence Life Office, at 674-6178.
FOLLOW-UP TO ‘VOTE’ SCREENING
The Department of Communications at Misericordia University will hold a special screening for its documentary, “VOTE: The Disabled Democracy,’’ a follow-up to the award-winning documentary, “VOTE,’’ at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29 in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The screening is open free to the public.
In “VOTE: The Disabled Democracy,’’ Melissa Sgroi, Ed.D., chair, and Dan Kimbrough, M.S., assistant professor, of the Department of Communications at Misericordia University, greatly expand their exploration of barriers to voting for people with disabilities. In part one, the professors chronicled how accessibility issues can disenfranchise voters by inhibiting their entry to polling places in northeastern Pennsylvania.
MU SOCIETY PLANS EVENT
The Misericordia University Dead Alchemist Society will present an expanded spectacle for the 22nd annual “Things that go Boom in the Night!’’ at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the Wells Fargo Amphitheater on campus. The event is open free to the public.
Parents are encouraged to dress their children in Halloween outfits for the visit to campus, as MU students will have candy bags available for campus guests.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in room 206 of Hafey-McCormick Science Hall.
For more information,call Anna Fedor, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, at 570-674-6769.