University Events: June and July 2016
For more information about events, contact the Office of University Relations.
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|Jun. 21 - Jul. 9|| M.F.A. NEW YORK EXHIBITION: |
The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring works by the 2016 graduates from the WCSU Master of Fine Arts painting and illustration program, will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, on the 4th floor of the Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 W. 25th St. in New York City. An Opening Reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. The exhibition and reception will be free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-3222 or visit www.bluemountaingallery.org. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.
|Jul. 2 - Jul. 3|| FAMILY THEATRE DOUBLE-FEATURE: |
The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present a family theatre double-feature with performances of "The Cat in the Hat" at 11 a.m. and "The Snow Queen" at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Tickets to see both shows are only $10 and are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-of-july-family-fun-weekend-cat-in-the-hat-and-the-snow-queen-tickets-25696353485. Group rates are available. For more information, send an email to email@example.com.
|Jul. 9|| ALUMNI TRIP - THIMBLE ISLANDS PRIVATE CRUISE: |
The WCSU Office of Alumni Relations will host "Thimble Islands Private Cruise," a daylong trip to Branford, Connecticut, that will include a 45-minute narrated tour of the Thimble Islands on the Volsunga, and stops at the U.S.S. Chowder Pot III and a frozen custard stand. For tickets and information, visit https://alumni.wcsu.edu/2016-thimble-islands-private-cruise.
|Jul. 15 - Jul. 16|| SHALAMAZOO - THE MUSICAL: |
The children's theatre production, "Shalamazoo," will be presented as part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday. All seating will be on the gazebo stage. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, plus fees. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/shalamazoo-the-musical-tickets-26158859854. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.
|Jul. 17|| CONNECTICUT BALLET SUMMER DANCE CARAVAN: |
As part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, Ives Concert Park will host the Connecticut Ballet's Summer Dance Caravan 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The program will be "Solos, Duets and Trios" including two world premieres by Eve Chan and Rodney Rivera. There will be a free, pre-performance Ballroom Dance class from 6 to 7 p.m. presented by Vitti's Dance Studio in Danbury. No experience necessary (bring comfortable dancing shoes or sneakers). For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/connecticut-ballet-summer-dance-caravan-2016-tickets-26161320213.
|Jul. 22 - Jul. 27|| TAI CHI TEACHER TRAINING CAMP: |
The North American Teacher Training Division of the International Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Association, in collaboration with the WCSU Institute for Holistic Health Studies, will present a Tai Chi Teacher Training Method Camp at the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Classes will be from 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m., with time for practice an hour before class and during the lunch break. The camp is open to students, teachers, beginners and advanced students of Tai Chi. The fee is $600; WCSU students with I.D. will receive a 20 percent discount. For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
|Jul. 24|| A SALUTE TO OUR NATION'S HEROES: |
The 102nd Army Band will perform "A Salute to Our Nation's Heroes" at 2 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The performance, part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.
|Jul. 30|| BEAU BOLERO - STEELY DAN TRIBUTE: |
Steely Dan tribute band, Beau Bolero, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/beau-bolero-the-worlds-1-steely-dan-tribute-tickets-26182562750?aff=eac2. For more information, go to www.ivesconcertpark.com.
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VISITOR PARKING ADVISORY: Western Connecticut State University offers several convenient, centrally located parking spaces for visitors to the university’s Midtown and Westside campuses in Danbury. Midtown visitor parking is in the lot next to Old Main and in designated spaces next to University Hall. Parking in the university’s White Street and Fifth Avenue garages is restricted to students, faculty and staff with hang-tags and/or parking stickers from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; visitors are welcome to park in the garages all other times. Westside visitor parking is on University Boulevard. Visitors who cannot be accommodated in these parking areas are asked to call the University Police Department to make other arrangements.
Up-to-date university parking rules and regulations, color-coded campus maps that show parking areas and shuttle bus stops, and shuttle bus schedules are available at www.wcsu.edu/parking. Call the University Police Department at (203) 837-9300 for more information about the parking rules and regulations.
|For more information, please contact:|
|Sherri Hill, Associate Director, Public Relations|
|Phone: (203) 837-8486||Fax: (203) 837-8530|