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University Events: July and August 2014

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JULY EVENTS

Jul. 20 - 26 SUMMER BAND CAMP: 

The WCSU Department of Music will host the Summer Band Camp, a weeklong residential camp for band  instrumentalists in grades five through 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For cost, registration and other information, visit www.wcsu.edu/summermusic/.

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Jul. 23 - 26 NYAC MISSION U: 

The New York Conference of the United Methodist Church will hold "2014 NYAC Mission U: Journeying from Hole-ness to Whole-i-ness" at the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information or to register,  call (860) 285-0389, send an email to jeksom@comcast.net or visit www.nyac.com/eventdetail/77887?month=7&year=2014&day=1&display=m.

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Jul. 24 - 27 VARSITY SPIRIT CAMP: 

WCSU will host Universal Cheerleaders Association Varsity Spirit camp on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs and information, visit http://uca.varsity.com/CampInfo.aspx.

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Jul. 25 JAZZ ENSEMBLES CONCERT: 

Students attending the WCSU Band Camp will perform a concert at 7 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The performance will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8350 or visit www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/Summermusiccampconcerts.asp.

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Jul. 25 FINE ARTS & FAMILY SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - CONNECTICUT BALLET: 

As part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, Ives Concert Park will host the Connecticut Ballet's Summer Dance Caravan 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Entitled "Danza!," this year's program will feature a celebration of Latin choreographers, both classical and contemporary. World premieres by Rodney Rivera of Puerto Rico, Alberto Alonso of Cuba, Daniel Fetecua Soto of Colombia, and Marcos Vedoveto from Brazil will be showcased. Admission is free and the public is invited. There will be a free, pre-performance dance class from 6 to 7 p.m. on the Ives stage conducted by master teacher John Vitti. A meet-and-greet with the dancers will follow the performance. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 26 - 27 FINE ARTS & FAMILY SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - DANBURY FIELDS FOREVER 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/danbury-fields-forever-iii-tickets-11495548495?aff=erelexporg. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 26 CONCERT: 

Students attending the WCSU Summer Music Camps will perform a concert at noon in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The performance will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8350 or visit www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/Summermusiccampconcerts.asp.

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Jul. 27 - Aug. 7 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, call (843) 270-2600, send an email to info@no1soccercamps.com or visit www.no1soccercamps.com/Soccer/Connecticut/Danbury-WCSU.html.

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AUGUST EVENTS

Aug. 1 - Aug. 3 VARSITY SPIRIT CAMP: 

WCSU will host Universal Cheerleaders Association Varsity Spirit camp on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For costs and information, visit http://uca.varsity.com/CampInfo.aspx.

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Aug. 2 ALUMNI TRIP - FAMILY DAY AT LAKE COMPOUNCE: 

WCSU alumni, faculty and staff are invited to attend "Family Day" at Lake Compounce, 822 Lake Ave. in Bristol. The $35 per person 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 www.wcsu.edu/alumni/LakeCompounce.asp.

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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 Joe Ahearn and Alexis Fedorjaczenko 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/newsevents/2014MFASummerResidency.asp or call (203) 837-8878.

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Aug. 4 - Aug. 8 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, call (469) 619-3540 or visit www.pointguardcollege.com.

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Aug. 4 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present a reading by Elizabeth Cohen, David Griffith and Dana Jenkins 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/newsevents/2014MFASummerResidency.asp 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 Tim Weed and Jenn Powers 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/newsevents/2014MFASummerResidency.asp or call (203) 837-8878.

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Aug. 6 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present a reading by Erik Ofgang and Jeannette Ronson 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/newsevents/2014MFASummerResidency.asp or call (203) 837-8878.

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Aug. 9 CLEP TESTING: 

The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in the Computer Center of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. CLEP exams provide the opportunity to receive college credit for knowledge already acquired. The exam is open to the public. For more information or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/testing/clep.htm or send an email to academictesting@wcsu.edu.

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Aug. 9 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - WESTSIDE REGGAE FESTIVAL: 

As part of the Summer Concert Series, "The Third Annual Westside Reggae Festival" will feature Beres Hammond, Morgan Heritage, Barrington Levy, Anthem Band, Lupa, Nachy Bless, Johnny Osborne, Ky-Enie King and more at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets, go to www.etix.com/ticket/online/homePageSearch.do?method=showPerformanceDetail&performance_id=1817691&search_source=etix. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Aug. 10 FINE ARTS & FAMILY SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - ECUADORIAN FESTIVAL: 

The Ecuadorian Festival, a daylong family event, will be from 9 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. 17 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - THE MOODY BLUES: 

The Moody Blues will perform at 7 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets, go to www.ticketmaster.com/Ives-Concert-Park-tickets-Danbury/venue/237578. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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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.


For more information, please contact:
Sherri Hill, Associate Director, University Relations
Phone: (203) 837-8486 Fax: (203) 837-8530
E-Mail: pr@wcsu.edu

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