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At-A-Glance

APRIL

22

Plant sale. Plant sale and information table about local farmer's markets. Fairfield Hall lawn, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

22

Rideshare sign-up and bus information. Opportunity to sign up for Rideshare and obtain information about the HART bus. Student Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

22

Scavenger hunt. Midtown Quad. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream.

22

Baseball. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

23

Free trade market. Midtown Quad, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream.

23

Bottled Water Awareness. Student Center, 10 to 11 a.m. For more information, click here.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream

23

Yoga. Fairfield Hall lawn, 10 to 11 a.m.

23

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Susan Jane Walp. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m.

23

Baseball. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

23

Softball. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

23

Political science lecture. Peter Lumaj, candidate for the 2014 Republican nomination for secretary of the state, will discuss America's immigration reform proposals and Europe's debt crisis. White Hall, Room 231, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m.

23

Men’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

24

Yoga. Fairfield Hall lawn, 10 to 11 a.m.

24

Senior Thesis exhibition. Featuring the work of WCSU graduating art students. Higgins Gallery, noon to 4 p.m. There will be an artist reception at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. The exhibition and reception will be free and open to the public.

24

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

24

CELT workshop. "Developing a Grant Proposal from Scratch: How to Turn Your Idea into a Viable Grant Proposal" by Gabrielle Jazwieck. Ruth Haas Library, Room 508, 4 p.m.

24

Softball. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

24

Film screening and discussion. “Pachakuti: Art and Revolution in the Andes” by Ismael Saavedra. Student Center Thearer, 6 p.m. For more information, send an email to letrawcsu@gmail.com.

25

Frisbee tournament. As part of "No Impact Week," there will be an Ultimate Fress Tournament and Chess Tournament, Fairfield Hall lawn, noon to 3 p.m. For more information, click here.

25

Rideshare sign-up and bus information. Opportunity to sign up for Rideshare and obtain information about the HART bus. Student Center, 12:30 to 2 p.m.

25

CELT workshop. "Integrating smartphones and social media into your teaching" by JC Barone. Ruth Haas Library, Room 508, 4:30 p.m.

25

Child Care Cabaret. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. The public is invited; tickets will be $15. The first 100 WCSU students with valid I.D. will be admitted free; additional WCSU student tickets will be $5.

25

Macricostas Entrepreneurship Lecture. "A Visionary Look at Where Technology is Headed" by John Patrick, president of Attitude LLC and former vice president of Internet technology at IBM. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m.

25

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

25-27

Jazz Festival. Ives Concert Hall in White Hall. For more information, click here. For tickets, call (203) 837-TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

26

WestConn Society luncheon. Matrix Center, 39 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, 11:30 a.m. To join the society or purchase a ticket for the luncheon, call the Office of Institutional Advancement at x78279.

26

Hike. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Tarrywile Park, 70 Southern Blvd. in Danbury. Click here for more information.

26

Theatre production. “Alice in Wonderland.” Berkshire Theatre, 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x7-8732 for information. To purchase tickets, call (203) 837-TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

27

Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

27

Baseball. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

27

Men’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

27

West Fest. Featuring GrooveBoston Visceral Tour. Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center, 10 p.m. Tickets are available at the Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center box offices, by calling (203) 837-TIXX or at www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

29

Honors Convocation. For students in the Ancell School of Business. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x78521. 

30

Honors Convocation. For students in the School of Professional Studies. Ives Concert Hall, 6:30 p.m. For more information, call x78576. 

30 Honors Convocation. For students in the School of Arts and Sciences. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. For more information, call x79401.

30

Midnight breakfast. Westside Campus Center, 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

may

1-3

One-Act play festival. Featuring plays directed by students. Reimold Theatre, 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, May 1 and 2, and at 7 and 9 p.m. on Friday, May 3. For more information, call the Box Office at x78732.

1

WCSU New Music Ensemble and Symphonic Band. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

2

WestConn Research Day.  Science Building, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2

Grad salute. For graduating students to finalize their Commencement needs and pick up their pre-ordered academic regalia. Warner Hall, 3 to 7 p.m.

3

Student Leadership Recognition Banquet. Matrix Corporate Center, 39 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, 5 p.m. For more information, call x79700.

4

WCSU Opera production. "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Miraculous Staircase" at 2 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall. Tickets will be $5; WCSU students with valid I.D. will be admitted free. For tickets, call (203) 837-TIXX or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

4

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 8 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the sky from 9 to 11 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

8

Committee on General Education meeting. Student Center, Room 228 from 10 a.m. to noon.

10

Graduate Commencement ceremony. Feldman Arena of the William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 7 p.m.

12

Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. Westside Athletic Complex Stadium, 10:30 a.m.

14

Lyme disease seminar. "Visionaries in Lyme Disease Testing, Treatment, Research and Advocacy" by Dr. Raphael B. Stricker, IGeneX Laboratory founder; IGeneX President and CEO Dr. Nick Harris and Lyme Disease Association President Pat Smith. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6 p.m.

17

Brown bag book club. To discuss Robin Sloan's "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore." Executive Conference Room of the Student Center, 1 p.m. Free and open to the. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch. For more information, call x79122.

18

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 8 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the sky from 9 to 11 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.