Lycoming College will host a talk and performance titled "A River Blue: Together toward Recovery in Northern Uganda" at 7 p.m. Thursday in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The event, sponsored by the office of the dean of student affairs and the department of political science. is free and open to the public.
A River Blue (www.ariverblue.org) is a community-based, non-governmental organization that supports vulnerable children and youth in Northern Uganda affected by war and HIV-AIDS pandemics.
During the program, the uplifting story of A River Blue will be told by native Ugandans, Okweny George Ongom, the project's field director, as well as musicians Ekuka Morris on thumb piano and Owello Bartholomew on Lango singing drum.