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Weekender

Events from Thursday, 4/18 through Sunday, 4/21, 2019

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Thursday, 4/18

Step Up Against Sexual AssaultSTEP UP AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT: The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury will host “‘Step Up’ Against Sexual Assault” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center. Participants will write comments on flags that will be placed on the Midtown campus quadrangle to bring awareness about the issue to campus. Open to the campus community only. For more information, email trezzas@wcsu.edu.

SENIOR PORTFOLIO EXHIBITION: The Senior Portfolio Exhibition 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, May 5, in the VPAC Art Gallery. [More information]

NEWMAN FOOD PANTRY is closed today due to Holy Thursday. It will reopen on Thursday, 4/25.

WCSU MEN’S TENNIS VS. PURCHASE COLLEGE:  At 3:30 p.m. at the Westside courts. [More information]

WCSU BASEBALL VS. JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE: At 4 p.m. at the Westside Field. [More information]

THIRSTY THIRD THURSDAY AT CHARTER OAK BREWING COMPANY: The Charter Oak Brewing Company on 39 Shelter Rock Road will host this month’s “Thirsty Third Thursday” from 4 to 8 p.m. featuring specials for drinks, a tour of the brewery and plenty of board games. Must be 21 years or older to attend this event.

ACCOUNTING SOCIETY: Find out more about internship opportunities. Come to the Westside Campus Center Room 212/14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

CHESS CLUB: The Danbury Public Library on 170 Main Street will be hosting a chess club at 5 p.m. for anyone who wants to learn how to play chess or learn more strategies taught by experienced chess player William Mattison. This event is free.

GAMING CLUB: Meets every Thursday from 5 to 10:30 p.m. in Room 201 of the Midtown Student Center.

PSYCHOLOGY ALUMNI CAREER PANEL: The WCSU Psych Alliance will host an Alumni Career Panel at 5:30 p.m. in Room 103 of Warner Hall (Midtown). Open to WCSU students only; snacks will be served. For more information, email wcsupsychalliance@gmail.com.

THURSDAY THREADS: The Danbury Public Library on 170 Main Street will host a knitting group with lessons on how to knit from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will begin with their first project of making scarves to Leadership & Innovationdonate. This event is free for all participants.

LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION: The Ancell School of Business will host a talk by Shaun Budnik on “Leadership & Innovation” at 6 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Budnik is a national audit innovation leader at KPMG and creator of the Audit Innovation Leaders Network, a group of partners dedicated to transforming thinking at KPMG and assessing the tech transformation’s impact on Audit. For more information, email cotec@wcsu.edu.

BIBLE STUDY: From 6 to 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Westside Campus Center. For more information, email wegiel003@connect.wcsu.edu.

EXHIBITION OPENING: The opening for the Senior Portfolio Exhibition will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the VPAC Gallery. [More information]

COFFEEHOUSE: Come for an all-night open mic beginning at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Midtown Student Center. [More information]

ACAPOCALYPSE: WCSU’s a capella groups will present Acapocalypse at 8 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall (Midtown). Free and open to WCSU faculty, staff and students only.

AcapocalypseSTAR PARTY: Enjoy some free food and then observe the cosmos with our own club telescope. From 8 to 10 p.m. in the Science Building lobby. Sponsored by the WCSU Astronomy Club. For more information, email mcmullin009@connect.wcsu.edu.


Friday, 4/19

EASTER FLOWER SALE: Visit the Fire House on 54 Mill Plain Road for an Easter flower sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to pick up flowers and support the fire department.

DAY OF REFLECTION: No classes; university offices are closed. [More information]

DINING SERVICES: Student Center Restaurant and Westside Campus Center Marketplace will operate from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Einstein and The Daily Grind will be closed.

CAMPUS & STUDENT CENTERS: Both buildings open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Student Center in SpringSHUTTLE: Will not operate.

BOOKSTORE: Closed.

WINE TASTING WEEKEND: Shelter Rock Winery on 5 Shelter Rock Road will be hosting a free wine tasting and a tour of the winemaking facility from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Must be 21 years old to sample wine.

LADIES NIGHT: WINE & DESIGN: Join Create Escape Studio on 18 Great Plain Road for a ladies night from 6 to 9 p.m. to create a ceramic, mosaic or canvas painting as well as a sugar scrub at the DIY sugar scrub bar. This event is free and all participants will be entered to win a free gift card to Create Escape Studio.

SUPER MARIO PARTY: From 9 to 11 p.m., Newbury Hall Council will be forming teams to play some Super Mario Party with the new building Switch in the main first floor lounge! All students are welcome.


Saturday, 4/20

EASTER FLOWER SALE: Visit the Fire House on 54 Mill Plain Road for an Easter flower sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to pick up flowers and support the fire department.

Easter EggsDAY OF REFLECTION: No classes. [More information]

EGG HUNT: From 10 a.m. noon Centennial Hall Council and RAs Makenzie and Michaela invite all residents to join in an egg hunt around the building.  Join your friends as you race to find the most eggs.  For every egg that is returned to the desk, a prize will be rewarded.

DINING SERVICES: Student Center Restaurant and Westside Campus Center Marketplace will operate from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Einstein and The Daily Grind will be closed.

CAMPUS & STUDENT CENTERS: Both buildings open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

SHUTTLE: Will not operate.

Baseball vs. U-Mass BostonBOOKSTORE: Closed.

WCSU BASEBALL VS. UMASS-BOSTON: A double-header that begins at noon at the Westside Field. [More information]

BEFORE THE FLOOD DOCUMENTARY: To celebrate Earth Day, join the Danbury Public Library on 170 Main Street from 1 to 3 p.m. for a viewing of Before the Flood, a documentary confronting the detrimental impacts of climate change around the world and providing solutions for individuals to help make a difference, followed by a discussion with Pratt Nature Center educators after the film.

WRITER’S CRITIQUE GROUP: The Danbury Public Library on 170 Main Street will host a writer’s critique group from 2 to 4 p.m. welcoming writers of all levels and genres to read their work and receive constructive criticism and give feedback to peers.

WINE TASTING WEEKEND: Shelter Rock Winery on 5 Shelter Rock Road will be hosting a free wine tasting and a tour of the winemaking facility from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Must be 21 years old to sample wine.

COBBLESTONE VASE PAINT ALONG: Create Escape Studio on 18 Great Plain Road will be hosting an instructor led workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. to learn about various techniques while creating a cobblestone Cobblestone Vase Paintingtexture vase. The cost of this event is $42.54.

KICKBOXING PROGRAM: From 7 to 9 p.m., Litchfield Hall RAs will be taking a group of residents to a nearby sports gym facility for a boxing class. Residents sign-up in advance at the Litchfield Hall RA Desk, or email RA Kevin or RA Fia at su002@connect.wcsu.edu or garrish005@connect.wcsu.edu. The University will provide transportation. The program is open to all on-campus residents but limited to 10 first-come, first-served participants.


Sunday, 4/21

EASTER FLOWER SALE: Visit the Fire House on 54 Mill Plain Road for an Easter flower sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to pick up flowers and support the fire department.

EASTER BRUNCH BUFFET: Two Steps Downtown Grille on 5 Ives Street will be providing an Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the cost of $18.95.

DINING SERVICES: Student Center Restaurant and Westside Campus Center Marketplace will operate from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Einstein and The Daily Grind will be closed.

CAMPUS & STUDENT CENTERS: Both buildings open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Fairfield HallSHUTTLE: Will not operate.

BOOKSTORE: Closed.

EASTER SUNDAY: No Newman Center activities today.

DRUM CIRCLE: A Common Ground on 33 Crosby Street will host a community drum circle from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a suggested donation of $5. No experience is necessary and extra drums and food will be provided.


For a complete listing of all upcoming events, please click here. All listings are subject to change.

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