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BOOK FEATURED: “The Complete Dinosaur,” co-edited by IPFW professor James O. Farlow, with chapter illustrations and other graphics by IPFW graphic designer James Whitcraft, will be one of the featured books Sunday at the “Best of the Best from University Presses” at the American Library Association’s annual conference in Chicago.

BOOK PUBLISHED: Authors professor Steve Grill and Terry White, both of Grace College, have published “Winona at 100: Third Wave Rising,” a history of Winona Lake. The book is available at

CHILDREN’S SUMMER PROGRAM: “Art in the Morning,” a summer program for children in grades 1 to 6, will be offered from Monday through July 19 at the Mimi and Ian Rolland Art and Visual Communication Center at University of Saint Francis, 1001 Leesburg Road. Cost is $125 a child and includes materials and instructional fees. To register, call 399-7700 ext. 8001.

GUILD MEETING AND WORKSHOP: Quilter Penny Sempert will share stories and ideas for holiday designs Tuesday at the Appleseed Quilters Guild meeting. Social time is at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. at The Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road. Sempert will teach a workshop on handkerchief quilt designs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the American Red Cross, 1212 E. California Road. Cost is $45 for guild members and $50 for nonmembers. For details, go to

PRINTMAKING CRITIQUE: Artlink, 300 E. Main St., will offer a free “Peer-to-Peer Painting Critique” from 1 to 3 p.m. June 29. For information, call 424-7195.

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