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At-A-Glance

november

22

Political science lecture. Deputy House Speaker Bob Godfrey will discuss Connecticut's financial situation. White Hall, Room 214, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

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.

27

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

28

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

29-30

Blood drive. Student Center, Room 202, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to donate. To register or for more information, visit bit.ly/939h46 or call (800) 733-2767.

30

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Judy Glantzman. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

30

Guest speaker. "Mass Media Today and Tomorrow" by Kevin Hogan, New London bureau chief for Channel 3 Eyewitness News. Higgins Room 108, 5:30 p.m. The discussion, led by Adjunct Instructor Tom Zarecki, will be free and open to the public.

30

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. Connecticut College. Westside Athletic Complex, 6 p.m.

30

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 8 p.m.

december

1 Grant workshop. "Writing, Assembling and Reviewing Your CSU Research Grant" by Patricia Zibluk. Alumni Hall, noon to 1 p.m. and Westside Classroom Building, Room 208, 2 to 3 p.m.

1

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

2

Faculty recognition ceremony. Including the presentation of the Teaching Excellence Award. Warner Hall, 4 p.m. Free and open to WestConn faculty and staff only.

2

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, a capella group Play It by Ear, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

3

Ice hockey. WCSU vs. Montclair State University. Danbury Ice Arena, Delay Street, 7:50 p.m.

3

Jazz Combos concert. With guest artist Robert Glasper. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets will be $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students and are available at wcsu.edu/tickets or by calling x7TIXX.

4

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

4

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

5

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

5

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

5

Holiday Wine Tasting. Grand Ballroom of the Westside Campus Center, 4 to 7 p.m. Cost: $50/person. Reservations are limited. For more information or tickets, call x78279.

5

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

6

Percussion Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

7

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.

8-10

One-act play festival. Directed by students. Performances at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 8 and 9, and at 6 and 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, in the Reimold Theatre in Berkshire Hall. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732.

9

Internship fair. Student interns in the health promotion and exercise sciences department will present an overview of their internship experiences. Warner Hall, 1st floor, noon to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

9

Bus trip. To the Onassis Cultural Center in New York for a guided tour of "Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece." The bus will depart at 1:30 p.m. from outside of University Hall and will return at approximately 8:30 p.m. The trip and tour will be free and open to the public; reservations are required and there are a limited number of seats on the bus. For more information or to make a reservation, send an e-mail to Dr. Galina Bakhtiarova.

9

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

10

Ice hockey. WCSU vs. CCSU. Danbury Ice Arena, Delay Street, 7:50 p.m.

10-11

Opera production. “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” Performances at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, and on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m, in Ives Concert Hall. For tickets and information, call x78499 or go to wcsu.edu/tickets.

11

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, Pleiades and Mira from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit wcsu.edu/starwatch.

11

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

12

Holiday Jazz concert. Featuring the award-winning Frankensax, conducted by Andrew Beals; the WCSU Jazz Ensemble, led by Dave Scott; and the WCSU Jazz Orchestra, led by Jamie Begian. The program will feature traditional big band jazz standards and holiday classics such as “Sleigh Bells” and “Walking in a Winter Wonderland.” Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

12

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

18

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

19

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

28

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