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Thursday, March 23, 5 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

"Building with Bricks: LEGO as a New Medium for Art, Education, and Business"

A Kahn lecture by Award-winning, Record-setting Lego Master Builder Alice Finch

Alice Finch

When she embarked on reading J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series of books with her son, Thorin, Alice Finch had little idea that it would grow into a new career as an award-winning, record-setting Lego Master Builder.

Finch, who has won numerous awards for the dozens of Lego models she has created, including recognition from Guiness World Records for her 13-foot replica of Hogwarts castle and grounds, will speak at Smith on Thursday, March 23.

All invited, and children are encouraged to attend; pizza and refreshments served.