"Let's Go to the Opera." A program on understanding and appreciating opera by Dr. Ron Abraham, retired SIUE Music Professor. Sponsored by Friends of Jacoby, the program will combine discussion with music excerpts from famous Mozart operas. Wednesday, August 12, 1:30 pm. $10 admission. Open to the public. Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton, Il 62002, 618-462-5222.