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University Events: July and August 2015

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JULY EVENTS

Jul. 1 - 31 iD TECH CAMP: 

WCSU will host iD Tech camps for ages 7-17 on the university's Westside campus. Campers can learn code, game design, app development, Web design, film, photography and more. For fees and additional information, visit
www.idtech.com/locations/connecticut-summer-camps/danbury/id-tech-western-connecticut-state-university/.

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Jul. 1 - Aug. 6 DANBURY DOLPHINS SWIM TEAM: 

WCSU will host the Danbury Dolphins Swim Team for children ages 6 to 16 at the O'Neill Center Pool on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Swimmers will be broken into age groups and will swim from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. or 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For costs and information, visit http://danburydolphins.webstarts.com/.

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Jul. 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY: 

No classes; university closed

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Jul. 6 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Jul. 9 - 12 VARSITY SPIRIT CAMP: 

WCSU will host Varsity Spirit camp on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs and information, visit www.varsity.com/camps/.

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Jul. 10 - 12 THEATRE PRODUCTION - "THE CAT IN THE HAT": 

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "The Cat in the Hat" at 3 p.m. in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. "The Cat in the Hat" will bring out the childhood imagination for viewers of all ages, and is the perfect show for the whole family. Directed by WCSU adjunct instructor Anthony DePoto. Presented by Ives Concert Park and Newtown Savings Bank. To purchase tickets, call (203) 837-TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Jul. 13 - 16 FOOTBALL CAMP: 

WCSU will host the Joe Namath Football Camp at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The camp will be open to boys ages 8 to 18. For costs and information, visit www.joenamathcamp.com.

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Jul. 13 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Jul. 18 - 19 THEATRE PRODUCTION - "THE CAT IN THE HAT": 

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will stage"The Cat in the Hat" at 3 p.m. in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. "The Cat in the Hat" will bring out the childhood imagination for viewers of all ages, and is the perfect show for the whole family. Directed by WCSU adjunct instructor Anthony DePoto. Presented by Ives Concert Park and Newtown Savings Bank. To purchase tickets, call (203) 837-TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Jul. 18 LIVE AT THE IVES: UNPLUGGED: 

The WXCI-FM Concert Series will debut at 5 p.m. with "Live at the Ives: Unplugged," a night of acoustic music featuring up-and-coming local artists Drew Pinto, Arii, Fiction, Nicole Thompson and Carlos & Nick, at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. For tickets, go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

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Jul. 20 - 23 GAME BREAKERS LAX CAMP: 

WCSU will host the Game Breaker Lacrosse Camp at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs or information, visit http://laxcamps.com/lax-camps/westconn-boys-lacrosse-camp/.

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Jul. 20 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Jul. 23 - 25 NYAC MISSION U: 

The New York Conference of the United Methodist Church will hold "2015 NYAC Mission U: Journeying to Wholeness, Holiness, Happiness" at the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information or to register, visit
www.nyac.com/eventdetail/910766?month=7&year=2015&day=1&display=m.

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Jul. 23 - 26 VARSITY SPIRIT CAMP: 

WCSU will host Varsity Spirit camp on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs and information, visit www.varsity.com/camps/.

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Jul. 25 LIVE AT THE IVES: INDIE UNDER THE STARS: 

The WXCI-FM Concert Series will continue at 5 p.m. with "Live at the Ives: Indie Under the Stars," an evening of local indie rock artists with a diverse range of music, featuring Union Rail, Loom, Fiction, Theresa Kate, The Parthenon and Mother Tongue, at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. For tickets, go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

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Jul. 26 - 30 NO. 1 SOCCER CAMP: 

WCSU will host the No. 1 Soccer Camp at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs or information, visit www.no1soccercamps.com/Soccer/Connecticut/Danbury-WCSU.html.

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Jul. 27 - Aug. 21 SUMMER SESSION III: 

Summer Session III begins

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Jul. 27 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Jul. 30 - Aug. 2 VARSITY SPIRIT CAMP: 

WCSU will host Varsity Spirit camp on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs and information, visit www.varsity.com/camps/.

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Jul. 31 CONNECTICUT BALLET SUMMER DANCE CARAVAN: 

As part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, Ives Concert Park will host the Connecticut Ballet's Summer Dance Caravan 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The program will be "Classics to Contemporary: Repertory Favorites and New Works." There will be a free, pre-performance Open Ballroom Dance class from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. For tickets, go to wcsu.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=40.

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AUGUST EVENTS

Aug. 1 FAMILY DAY AT LAKE COMPOUNCE: 

WCSU alumni, faculty and staff are invited to attend "Family Day" at Lake Compounce, 822 Lake Ave. in Bristol. A ticket will include admission to the park, parking and a catered lunch from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the lakeside pavilion. Children 3 and under will be admitted free. For more information or to RSVP, call (203) 837-8298 or visit http://alumni.wcsu.edu/events.

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Aug. 1 LIVE AT THE IVES: NO GIMMICK MUSIC FESTIVAL: 

The WXCI-FM Concert Series will continue at 5 p.m. with "Live at the Ives: No Gimmick Music Festival," an evening featuring more than 16 of the best unsigned R&B artists in Connecticut, featuring Fred The Godson, Ab.y.ss, Phil Blount and more, at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. For tickets, go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

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Aug. 2 - Aug. 6 NO. 1 SOCCER CAMP: 

WCSU will host the No. 1 Soccer Camp at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs or information, visit www.no1soccercamps.com/Soccer/Connecticut/Danbury-WCSU.html.

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Aug. 2 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present readings by recent graduate Cara Petitti and M.F.A. mentor Dan Pope at 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Westside Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Summer Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/writing/mfa/ or call (203) 837-8878.

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Aug. 3 - Aug. 7 POINT GUARD COLLEGE: 

WCSU will host Point Guard College in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs or information, visit https://pgcbasketball.com/programs/western-connecticut-state-university/.

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Aug. 3 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Aug. 3 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present a reading by Mardi Jo Link, winner of the 2014 Housatonic Book Award for Creative Nonfiction, at 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Westside Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Summer Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/writing/mfa/ or call (203) 837-8878.

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Aug. 4 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present readings by program graduate Jeannette Ronson and M.F.A. mentor John Roche at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Summer Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/writing/mfa/ or call (203) 837-8878.

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Aug. 5 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present a reading by A.B. Westrick, winner of the 2014 Housatonic Book Award in Writing for Young Adults and Middle Grades, at 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Westside Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Summer Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/writing/mfa/ or call (203) 837-8878.

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Aug. 8 CONCERT SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - WESTSIDE REGGAE FESTIVAL: 

As part of the Summer Concert Series, "The Fourth Annual Westside Reggae Festival" will be at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Gates will open at 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. For tickets, go to www.etix.com/ticket/p/7835540/4th-annual-westside-reggae-festival.

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Aug. 9 ECUADORIAN FESTIVAL: 

The Ecuadorian Festival, a daylong family event, will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Aug. 10 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Aug. 15 CONCERT SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - BEATLES MUSIC FESTIVAL: 

As part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, Ives Concert Park will host the "Danbury Fields Forever Beatles Music Festival" at noon at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/beatles-music-festival-2015-danbury-fields-forever-fab-4-music-festival-tickets-14945919648?aff=erelexporg. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Aug. 17 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Aug. 24 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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Aug. 31 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES: 

The fall 2015 semester begins today.

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Aug. 31 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

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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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