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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on February 27, 2005 2:00 AM

'Peter Pan'

Times for today's performance of "Peter Pan" are 2 and 7 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium at Wayne Community College. People who bought tickets for a 3 p.m. performance should attend the 2 p.m. show. Any remaining tickets will be available at the door.

Stagestruck office

Stagestruck has a new office downtown. The organization is renovating the building at 146 S. Center St. and hopes to be moved in by March 7.

The office is being loaned to the organization by one of its supporters and will be used for office work and some storage, said Pat Setzer, office manager for Stagestruck.

The children's theater group is also being loaned a warehouse on John Street to store the sets, costumes and props that were created over the past week for "Peter Pan" and the lumber and tools that survived the fire that destroyed its warehouse on Chestnut St.

Lecture on Islam

"Islamic Militancy" is the title of a public lecture to be given by Dr. Charles Kimball on Tuesday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium of Wayne Community College.

Dr. Kimball chairs the Religious Studies department at Wake Forest University and is the author of the book, "When Religion Becomes Evil."

His visit is sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Program of the College Foundation, in collaboration with First Baptist Church and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Admission to the lecture is free.

'Big Fish' trivia winner

Alex Lloyd, of Bayleaf Drive, is the latest winner of the News-Argus' first trivia contest about "Big Fish," the novel featured in this year's Wayne County Reads.

The question was about an old woman with a glass eye with an unusual power. People who looked into the eye would see how they would die.

This week's question: What Southern university does Edward Bloom attend?

Drop off answers, along with name, address and phone number, at the News-Argus office, 310 N. Berkeley Blvd., by noon Friday. Or send emails to mshaw@newsargus.com.

Winners will be drawn from all correct answers and will receive an autographed copy of the novel or a DVD of its movie adaptation.

See more about the Wayne County Reads program on Page 5A.