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UPDATED JULY 27, 2005--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls offers a variety of cultural activities, academic programs and entertainment during summer 2005. All events are open to the public; some are free. For more information call the numbers listed for reservations, registration, confirmation or ticket prices.

JULY

27 St. Croix Valley Summer Community Band. Free concert featuring more than 50 local musicians from the St. Croix Valley; the band is now in its 23rd year. 7 p.m., Peterson's Valley View Farm, Glenwood City, Wis. Tent on grounds. Directed by music associate Professor Kristin Tjornehoj. For more information contact the music department at 715/425-3183.

27 Kansas City Chief's 15th Summer Training Camp at UW-RF. The KC Chiefs return for another summer of NFL fun in River Falls. Most events are free and open to the public; check www.uwrf.edu/chiefs for daily updates or call 1-800-4KCC-KCC.

28 Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp First Day of Practice. Watch the opening day of KCC's NFL summer camp. Free and open to the public; check www.uwrf.edu/chiefs for daily practice times in July and August or call 1-800-4KCC-KCC.

28-31, Aug. 3-6 "The Pirates of Penzance." The St. Croix Valley Summer Theatre (SCVST) performs Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical comedy that takes potshots at Victorian duty, directed by Phil Bratnober, an English teacher at Woodbury (Minn.) High School. Blanche Davis Theatre, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building, UW-RF. Ticket prices range from $5 to $15. For more information, contact 1-800-228-5423. July 28 – 30, 7:30 p.m.; July 31, 1:30 p.m.; Aug. 3-6, 7:30 p.m.

30 Punt, Pass & Kick Competition at Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp. Top three in each age division, ages 8-13, win a trophy. All participants get a ribbon. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Register at the Gazebo, Ramer Field Sports Complex, UW-RF. Free and open to the public; check www.uwrf.edu/chiefs or call 1-800-4KCC-KCC.

AUGUST

2, 16 Kids' Days at KCC Summer Training Camp. Concession stand discounts and other activities offered during the 8 a.m. morning practice. Ramer Field Sports Complex, UW-RF. To register, call 715/425-3771 or visit www.uwrf.edu/chiefs for more information.

3-6 "The Pirates of Penzance." St. Croix Valley Summer Theatre (SCVST) performs Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical comedy that takes potshots at Victorian duty, directed by Phil Bratnober, an English teacher at Woodbury (Minn.) High School. Blanche Davis Theatre, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building, UW-RF. Ticket prices range from $5 to $15. For more information, contact 1-800-228-5423. July 28 – 30, 7:30 p.m.; July 31, 1:30 p.m.; Aug. 3-6, 7:30 p.m.

6 Family Fun Night at the Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp. Autograph session, food, music and games precede the night practice under the lights. A new event is the Chiefs Experience, where participants can join in interactive games and test their football skills. The Indianhead Sport Parachute Club kicks off the festivities with a landing on the field, and a fireworks display caps off the night. Admission is $6/adults and free to children under age 18. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., Ramer Field Sports Complex, UW-RF. Check www.uwrf.edu/chiefs or call 1-800-4KCC-KCC.

9 Seniors' Day at KCC Summer Training Camp. Concession stand discounts and other activities offered during the 8 a.m. morning practice. Ramer Field Sports Complex, UW-RF. To register, call 715/425-3771 or visit www.uwrf.edu/chiefs for more information.

19 Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp Last Day of Practice. Watch the final practice of the KCC's summer training camp. Free and open to the public; check www.uwrf.edu/chiefs for practice times or call 1-800-4KCC-KCC.

20 Old Timer's Reunion. All graduates from the 1972 era and earlier are invited to spend the afternoon with friends reliving campus memories. Rodli Commons, UW-RF. Contact the Office of University Advancement at 1-877-258-6647 for more information.

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