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University Events: November and December 2018

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NOVEMBER EVENTS

Nov. 1 - Dec. 9 EXHIBITION: 

"? (A Series of Collaborative Works)" featuring the work of artists Glenn Goldberg and Amber Scoon, will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, through Sunday, Dec. 9, in the Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The exhibition will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/10/09/wcsu-art-gallery-exhibition-presents-goldberg-scoon-exchange/. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Nov. 7 - 18 THEATRE PRODUCTION - "THE WILD PARTY": 

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "The Wild Party" in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Nov. 7 (Student Preview Night) and Nov. 8 (High School/Student Preview Night); 8 p.m. on Nov. 9, 10, 16 and 17; with 2 p.m. matinees on Nov. 10, 11, 17 and 18. When Queenie and Burrs throw a party to try to rekindle their passion, all sorts of chaos ensues. While the wide range of colorful guests party on, schemes of seduction and revenge lead to an unexpected outcome in this musical performance. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/the-wild-party-tickets-45386234449 or call (203) 837-8732. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/11/06/wcsu-theatre-arts-department-to-stage-the-wild-party/. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Nov. 12 VETERANS DAY: 

University open; classes in session.

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Nov. 12 VETERANS DAY CEREMONY (Military Appreciation Week event): 

The WCSU Office of Veterans Affairs will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The ceremony will honor current and former service members, and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to kuchtam@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 12 - 13 MAKE YOUR OWN DIFFUSER BRACELET (WCSU campus community only)

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies will host a workshop to Make Your Own Diffuser Bracelet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 119 of Berkshire Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Learn about essential oils and how to use them in your daily life to affect your mood, productivity and stress and incorporate this knowledge into the creation of a bracelet. Open to the campus community only. For more information, send an email to melendez025@connect.wcsu.edu.

Nov. 12 AN EVENING OF DOCUMENTARY POETRY: 

WCSU will present "An Evening of Documentary Poetry with Dr. Robert Strong" at 7 p.m. in the Kathwari Honors House on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Strong is a poet, writer and scholar widely recognized for his innovative work combining archival research and literary production. His most recent work, "Bright Advent," is a hybrid-genre narrative that incorporates verse lines, prose and archival material from the 1600s. The reading will be free and open to the public; a question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. For more information, send an email to clementsb@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 13 JOBS, INTERNSHIPS AND CAREERS FOR HISTORIANS (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Department of History and Non-Western Cultures will hold its second annual "Jobs, Internships and Careers for Historians" event at 12:30 p.m. in the Warner Hall Lyceum on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Topics will include job prospects in history, how to prepare for the job market, how to find and get an internship, careers in Public History and what you should know about applying to graduate school. Open to History and History-Education majors, History minors and students interested in jobs for historians. Refreshments will be provided. For more information send an email to maym@wcsu.edu or rosenthalj@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 13 WORLD LANGUAGES LECTURE: 

Adjunct Instructor of Arabic Dr. Hamid El Khalfi will discuss "Shakespeare and the Arabic Civilization: Queen Elizabeth and the Saracens" at 3:30 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The talk will be about the depiction of the Saracens in Shakespeare's drama during the reign of Elizabeth I. In 1570, Queen Elizabeth I was excommunicated by Pope Pius V and Protestant merchants had to find new ways to trade. Queen Elizabeth opened up lines of communication with the Arab/Islamic world. Shakespeare's plays depict the Saracens. He wrote "The Tragedy of Othello" a few months after the encounter of Queen Elizabeth with the Moroccan ambassador Muhammad Al-Annuri, who arrived in London in 1600 with a large delegation. The talk will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to bakhtiarg@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 13 MUDRAS FOR MEDITATION SERIES: 

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host Mudras for Meditation at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of Warner Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. It is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 13 LEVERAGE LINKEDIN: 

The Westchester/Fairfield Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will host a workshop, "Leverage LinkedIn for Your Agency, Company or Yourself," from 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. LinkedIn expert Susan Catalano of JQLaCorte and digital marketing pro Robert Clark of LucidPointe will explain why it's important -- and why it's the source of today's business and tomorrow's referrals. The workshop fee is $25 for PRSA members and guests, and free for WCSU faculty and students with ID. Register at www.prsa-wf.org or eventbrite.com.

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Nov. 14 AIRBRUSH NOVELTY (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will provide students the opportunity to make an airbrush hat, pillow case or drawstring bag from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center Lobby on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Nov. 14 COLONIAL CORNER GRAND RE-OPENING (WCSU campus community only)

The Campus & Student Centers and the Commuter Student Organization will host a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening of the Colonial Corner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Center on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will feature free food, beverages and giveaways for the campus community only. For more information, send an email to campuscenter@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 14 RESUME WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Resume: Making a First Impression," from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Nov. 14 ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "Stress Management," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 226 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. This workshop will provide a way to de-stress prior to final exams. It is open to WCSU students only; bring your own lunch if you wish. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Nov. 14 WELLNESS WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP: 

As part of the ongoing Wellness Wednesday program on campus, there will be a workshop conducted by certified aromatherapy coach Wayne Leiss on "A Day in the Life of an Essential Oil User" at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop is sponsored by the HPX Department and the Institute for Holistic Health Studies. It will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/09/10/meditation-multicultural-perspectives-more-at-wcsu/.

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Nov. 14 MACRICOSTAS SPEAKER: 

Cyber security and online privacy expert Chris Kelly will discuss "Privacy, Security and Safety in a Social Media World" at 5:30 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Kelly, the first chief privacy officer, general counsel and head of global public policy for Facebook, helped the company grow from its college roots to the ubiquitous communications medium that it is today. The talk will be free and the public is invited. It is funded by a grant from The Macricostas Family Arts & Sciences Endowed Speaker Series. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/10/19/facebook-pioneer-to-discuss-privacy-and-social-media-at-wcsu/.

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Nov. 15 MENTORING/MOCK INTERVIEWS WITH EMPLOYERS (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will host Mentoring/Mock Interviews with Employers from 10 to 11 a.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extenion in Danbury. Open to WCSU students only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Nov. 15 INTERVIEW WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Interview: Showcasing Your Talents," from noon to 1 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Nov. 15 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act, The Icarus Account. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Nov. 16 RESEARCH SEMINAR: 

American Bird Conservancy Glass Collisions Program Director Dr. Christine Sheppard will discuss "Bird Mortality from Collisions with Glass: A Conservation Priority You Can Do Something About" at 3:30 p.m., following a 3 p.m. reception, in Room 125 of the Science Building on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Offered as part of the continuing "Research Seminar" series hosted by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, the event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to reynoldsh@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 16 REC AFTER DARK BOWLING (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Recreation Council will host REC After Dark Bowling from 10 p.m. to midnight at Brookfield Lanes. Free food and transportation will be provided for WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to keeley005@connect.wcsu.edu.

Nov. 17 PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: 

WCSU will host a 4:30 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave Extension in Danbury. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch/.

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Nov. 19 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE: 

Painter Elena Sisto will discuss her work at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts visiting artist lecture series. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/visiting-artist-lecture-elena-sisto-painter-tickets-47092176969 or call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Nov. 20 WCSU CHAMBER SINGERS AND UNIVERSITY CHOIR: 

The WCSU Chamber Singers, conducted by Kevin Jay Isaacs, and the University Choir, conducted by Cory Ganschow, will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-chamber-singers-and-university-choir-tickets-47272473240 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Nov. 21 - 25 THANKSGIVING RECESS: 

In observance of Thanksgiving, there will be no classes from Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 25. University offices will be open on Nov. 21, and will be closed from Nov. 22 through 25.

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Nov. 26 ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "Final Exam Prep," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 226 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. This workshop will provide tools to prepare efficiently for final exams. It is open to WCSU students only; bring your own lunch if you wish. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Nov. 28 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring BBQ pork mac & cheese, salad and apple cobbler, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Nov. 29 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Nov. 29 CHAMBER JAZZ MASTER CLASS (WCSU students only)

WCSU students who have ever been confused by a jazz performance or jazz in general now have an opportunity to get an inside look at how jazz music is put together. Observe a Chamber Jazz Master Class at 8 p.m. in Room 108 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Three student groups will perform a tune and receive critiques from jazz faculty including Dr. Jimmy Greene and Jamie Begian. Guaranteed to help decode the mystery of this amazing music! For more information, send an email to begianj@wcsu.edu.

Nov. 29 WCSU ORCHESTRA: 

The WCSU Orchestra, conducted by Fernando Jimenez, will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-orchestra-tickets-47272696909 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS: 

The WCSU Department of Music will present "Amahl and the Night Visitors" at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30, and 2 p.m. on Dec. 1 in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For tickets, visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Nov. 30 ELECTRONIC MUSIC RECITAL: 

WCSU will present an Electronic Music Recital at 7 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-electronic-music-recital-tickets-49720633754 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Nov. 30 CHOCOLATE LOUNGE: 

The Black Student Union will host "Chocolate Lounge" at 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The public is invited. For more information, send an email to mckenzie026@connect.wcsu.edu.

DECEMBER EVENTS

Dec. 1 CLEP TESTING: 

The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in the Computer Lab (Room 117) in the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. CLEP exams provide the opportunity to receive college credit for knowledge already acquired. The exam is open to the public. For more information or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/testing/clep.htm or send an email to academictesting@wcsu.edu.

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Dec. 1 PORTFOLIO DAY: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host "Portfolio Day" from 1 to 4 p.m. in Room 145 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will afford a special opportunity for high school and college transfer students interested in pursuing an education and career in the field of art and design to receive an individual review of their artistic works by a professional artist on the WCSU faculty, as well as information about arts education at WCSU and professional career options. Registration is requested and should be made online at www.eventbrite.com/e/portfolio-day-2018-tickets-52060622724. For more information, send an email to robeaul@wcsu.edu.

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Dec. 1 3-ON-3 INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (WCSU faculty, staff and students only)

WestConn REC will host a double-elimination Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament at 2 p.m. in the Bill Williams Gym in Berkshire Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The tournament is open to students, faculty and staff only, and the deadline to register is TBD. For more information or to sign up, visit www.imleagues.com/.

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Dec. 1 PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: 

WCSU will host a 4:30 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch/.

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Dec. 1 HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD: 

Benjamin Teixeira de Aguiar will discuss "Spirituality With or Without Religion" at 5 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. This "WCSU Holiday Celebrations Around the World" event will be free and the public is invited. It will feature simultaneous translation into English. For more information, contact the Office of InterCultural Affairs at (203) 837-8961.

Dec. 2 HOLIDAY JAZZ: 

The WCSU Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Frankensax and Jazz Choir will present a holiday concert at 3 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Frankensax is led by Andrew Beals, the Jazz Ensemble is led by Jamie Begian and the Jazz Orchestra is led by Jimmy Greene. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-jazz-tickets-47273077046 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Dec. 3 WCSU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE: 

The WCSU Percussion Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-percussion-ensemble-tickets-47273266613 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Dec. 4 HPX INTERNSHIP FAIR: 

Student interns in the WCSU Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences Department will present an overview of their internship experiences with poster presentations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Warner Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to colaiannid@wcsu.edu.

Dec. 4 WCSU CHAMBER MUSIC AND CONCERT CHORALE: 

The WCSU Chamber Ensembles and Concert Chorale will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/chamber-music-and-concert-chorale-tickets-47273808233 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Dec. 5 STRESS BUSTERS (WCSU campus community only)

The WCSU Institute for Holistic Health Studies and the Center for Compassion, Creativity and Innovation will present "Stress Busters" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the lobby of Warner Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will feature simple techniques that can be used to feel more calm and relaxed, including chocolate meditation, a therapy dog visit, breath work and guided imagery, Reiki, reflexology, aromatherapy, Shamanic healing and power animals, and more. The event is open to the WCSU campus community only. For more information, send an email to autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Dec. 5 - Dec. 9 THEATRE PRODUCTION - "THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE": 

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on Dec. 5 (Student Preview Night), 6 (High School/Student Preview Night), 7 and 8; with 2 p.m. matinees on Dec. 8 and 9. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/the-25th-annual-putnam-county-spelling-bee-tickets-45386750994 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Dec. 5 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring meatball grinders, potato chips and chocolate cake, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Dec. 5 WCSU WIND ENSEMBLE AND SYMPHONIC BAND: 

The WCSU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Fernando Jimenez, and the Symphonic Band, conducted by Matthew Doiron, will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wind-ensemble-symphonic-band-tickets-47273891482 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Dec. 5 SNOWFLAKE NOVELTY (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will provide students the opportunity to make a snowflake novelty from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center Lobby on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Dec. 6 - Dec. 7 CERAMICS SALE: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host a sale of student ceramic work from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 017 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The public is invited. Time and date may change; please verify before attending. For more information, send an email to robeaul@wcsu.edu.

Dec. 6 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act, Play It By Ear. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Dec. 6 PAC MOVIE NIGHT (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a screening of "The Santa Clause" at 8 p.m. in the Student Center Theater on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The screening is free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Dec. 7 PAC BINGO (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host "Bad@$$ BINGO" at 10 p.m. in the ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event, which will include $1,000 worth of prizes, will be free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Dec. 8 COCKTAIL RECEPTION-THEATRE EVENT: 

The Office of Alumni Relations will host a cocktail reception-theatre event at 6:30 p.m. in Room 241 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The $30 cost will include the reception and a ticket to "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." For more information or to make a reservation, call (203) 837-8298 or go to http://wcsu.edu/alumni/2018/08/15/saturday-dec-8-cocktail-reception-and-theatre-performance-of-spelling-bee/.

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Dec. 11 RESUME WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Resume: Making a First Impression," from noon to 1 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Dec. 11 MUDRAS FOR MEDITATION SERIES: 

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host Mudras for Meditation at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of Warner Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. It is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Dec. 13 LUNCH WITH A LEADER SERIES (WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only)

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will host "Lunch with a Leader" with WCSU Career Success Center Director Kathleen Lindenmayer from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 212/214 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Lindenmayer will share the story of her professional journey that led to a leadership position in the military and at WCSU. Open to WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only; space is limited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/. To attend, RSVP by email to stokesk@wcsu.edu.

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Dec. 15 PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: 

WCSU will host a 4:30 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave Extension in Danbury. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch/.

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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.


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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Mostly cloudy, chance for some showers.
Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
36° / 59° 34° / 56° 36° / 43° 39° / 54° 33° / 54°