June 3, 1999

Brookhaven Lab Features "Summer Colorscape" -
A Celebration of the Summer Solstice with Fine Arts and Poetry, June 25-27

UPTON, NY - The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory will sponsor "Summer Colorscape," a celebration of the summer solstice with fine arts and poetry, June 25- 27, at the Laboratory's Brookhaven Center. A reception will be held on Friday, June 25, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27, the celebration will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

On display will be paintings and drawings by the Suffolk County branch of the National League of American Penwomen, a national group of professional artists and writers. In addition, on Friday, June 25, Ray Rueger, an accomplished tenor, will perform Broadway show tunes, as well as German songs and Italian songs. On Saturday, June 26, the Long Island Harmonizers, a barbershop quartet, will entertain visitors; and on Sunday, June 27, a trio composed of Mark and Lois Barton, and Maurice Kemp will perform light classical music on the flute, oboe and piano. Poetry reading will also be featured on Sunday. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Brookhaven Lab's Public Affairs Office at (516) 344-2345. The Laboratory is located on William Floyd Parkway (County Road 46), one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory creates and operates major facilities available to university, industrial and government personnel for basic and applied research in the physical, biomedical and environmental sciences, and in selected energy technologies. The Laboratory is operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.


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