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At-A-Glance

november

8

Breakfast-on-the-Go. Hosted by the WCSU Nontraditional Student Organization, Older Wiser Learners. Student Center lobby, 8 to 9 a.m. Free and open to WestConn students only. For more information, call x78606.

8

Kristallnacht. "In Search of New Horizons: A Young Girl's Journey from Nazi Germany to America," by author Lore Wallburg-McCarthy. Student Center Theater, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

9

Annual Women's Basketball Tip-Off Breakfast. Westside Campus Center ballroom, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The public is invited. There will be no admission charge, but participants will be encouraged to make "tip" donations. Reservations are required; to make reservations or for more information, call Head Coach Kim Rybczyk at x79018.

9

JFK display. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the election and inauguration of President John F. Kennedy. Ruth Haas Library, 10 a.m.

9

Lunch-on-the-Go. Hosted by the WCSU Nontraditional Student Organization, Older Wiser Learners. Student Center lobby, noon to 1 p.m. Free and open to WestConn students only. For more information, call x78606.

9

Piano recital. Featuring students in WestConn's music program. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

9

Murder Mystery. Sponsored by PAC and the Newman Club. Warner Hall, 8 p.m. Appetizers will be served. Cost: $5; call the Box Office at x7TIXX.

9

Film screening. “Acceptance,” a 60-minute film created by Western faculty and students for Pearson Education that explores college life, relationships and interpersonal communication. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail baronej@wcsu.edu.

10

Accessibility workshop. Explaining the types of accommodations and services available to students. Higgins Annex, Room 017, 4:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, call x78225.

10

Newman Club dinner. Newman Center, 5 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

10

Dinner-on-the-Go. Hosted by the WCSU Nontraditional Student Organization, Older Wiser Learners. Westside Campus Center’s Daily Grind, 5 to 6 p.m. Free and open to WestConn students only. For more information, call x78606.

10

Student Scholarship Recognition Program. A reception at 5:30 p.m. in Warner Hall and a ceremony at 7 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall. Free and open to WestConn alumni, faculty, staff, students and parents only. For more information, call x78800.

10

Anti-War discussion. "The Future of the American Antiwar Movement and Why We Should Care" by Justin Raimondo, editor and co-founder of Antiwar.com. Westside Classroom Building, Room 218, 6:30 p.m.

11

Veterans Day Observance. Patriotic music performed by WCSU students and remarks commemorating Veteran's Day, followed by the laying of wreath of remembrance. Ives Concert Hall, noon. Free and open to the public is invited. For more information, call x78606.

11

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, indie artist Shwa Losben, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

12-14

Theatre production. “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.” Performances: 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

12

Piano recital. Featuring guest artist Fred Hersch. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 for adults, and $15 for seniors and students and are available at wcsu.edu/tickets or by calling x7TIXX. For more information, call x78350.

13

Women’s swimming & diving. WCSU vs. St. Joseph College. O’Neill Center, 1 p.m.

13

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the moon, Jupiter, M31, Double Cluster, Gamma Andromedae and Pleiades from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit wcsu.edu/starwatch.

13

World Music concert. "Joining Hands Around the World," an evening of world music, dance and stories. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. The public is invited; a suggested donation of $10-$15 per person or $35 per family will be accepted. For more information, contact John Farrell at hoperivermusic@yahoo.com.

13

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

14

Photography exhibit. Featuring work from the WCSU Photography Club, FOCUS. Warner Hall, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Tuesday, Nov. 23.

14

Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

14

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

14

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

15

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Cobleskill. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

16

Art slide lecture. Featuring illustrator Jerry Pinkney. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

17

Counseling Center Resource Workshop. Hosted by WestConn's Nontraditional Student Organization, Older Wiser Learners. Student Center, Room 228, noon.

18 CUCAS meeting. Student Center, Room 202, 9:30 a.m.

18

Science-at-Night presentation. "Viability of Alternative Energy" by Dru Bacon, a solar energy specialist. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

18

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, singer/songwriter Brianne Chasanoff, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

18

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

19

Self defense course. Rape-Aggression-Defense course for two consecutive days from 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20.  Student Center, Room 201. For more information, call x79300.

19-20

Theatre production. “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.” Performances: 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19 and 20, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit wcsu.edu/tickets.

20

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the Jupiter, the moon, M31, Double Cluster, Gamma Andromedae, Pleiades and Mira from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit wcsu.edu/starwatch.

20

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

21

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

21

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

22

Choir concert. Ives concert Hall, 8 p.m.

23

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Colby. Westside Athletic Complex, 6 p.m.

23

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. Emerson. Westside Athletic Complex, 8 p.m.