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Oxford Singing Children present junior Broadway musical

COVINGTON --The Arts Association in Newton County and the Newton County School System have put together a junior Broadway musical featuring the Oxford Singing Children, comprised of 55 youngsters.

"School House Rock Live! Jr." will be presented Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m. at Porter Hall on the campus of Newton High School on Ram Drive.

The musical contains catchy melodies that are educational as well as entertaining, containing concise lessons in language arts, history and math as a new teacher seeks to communicate with his class. The songs are interspersed with upbeat dance numbers and witty banter.

Tickets for the event are $10; $8 for senior citizens; and $5 for students. They can be purchased online at www.newtoncountyarts.org; by phone at 770-786-8188; or at the Arts Association office at 1106 Washington St., just off the Square.

The performance has been sponsored by Capes Properties, Acuity Brand Lighting and Wells Fargo.