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At-A-Glance

September

8

Art slide lecture. Featuring art curator John Arthur. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

8

Steven Neuwirth lecture. Film screening of "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" and discussion. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Featuring guest speaker Abigail Disney. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

8

Volleyball. WCSU vs. John Jay. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

9

Field hockey. WCSU vs. New Paltz. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

10

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

11

Deadline. Applications for faculty development funds for activity from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2009.

11

General Education meeting. Haas Library, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 2 p.m.

12

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Summer Skies” show at 6:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the summer sky, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

12

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

13

Brunch cruise. "Cruise Around the Big Apple" aboard World Yacht, New York's premier dining cruise line. Departure at 11 a.m. from the Pier at 81 West 41st St. in New York. Cost: $89 per person for the cruise or $109 for the cruise plus transportation to the pier. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information, call x78290.

13

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

14

UPBC meeting. Student Center, Room 226, 2:30 p.m.

14

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. St. Joseph. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

15

IACUC meeting. Student Center, Room 228, 8 to 9:30 a.m.

16

IRB meeting. Student Center, Room 228, 8 to 9:30 a.m.

16

Grants workshop. “Introduction to Sponsored Programs and Research at WCSU.” Warner Hall, Room 315, noon to 12:45 p.m. Bring your lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.

16

Newman dinner. Newman Center, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

16

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. Westfield State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

17

Political science lecture. Tom Zarecki, former general manager of WestConn's WXCI, to discuss satellite and terrestrial radio and digital communications. Berkshire Hall, Room 209, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

17

Telescope viewing.  Viewing of the summer sky, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus. Westside Observatory & Planetarium, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. For more information, call x78672.

17

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

18

Golden Circle luncheon. Warner Hall, noon. Cost: $35 per person. For more information, call x78290.

18

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. Bard. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

19

Football. WCSU vs. Kean. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

19

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Eastern Connecticut. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

19

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

20

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

20

Ives family fair. Ives Concert Park, 2 p.m. Featuring local performers such as the Philippine Cultural Group, salsa dancers, Sons of Portugal Folklore Dance Group, Ecuadorian folk dancers, Middle Eastern belly dancers and Polynesian dancers, cultural drummers, a Marriachi band and the rousing Irish Mighty Ploughboys. There will be children’s entertainment and strolling Civil War re-enactors. The day will culminate with a performance by the Ives Festival Orchestra. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x79227 or visit ivesconcertpark.com.

20

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

22

Art slide lecture. Featuring illustrator Victor Juhasz. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

22

Workshop. “Intricate Grammar Workshop.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

22

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

23

Newman dinner. Newman Center, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

23

Volleyball. WCSU vs. St. Joseph. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

24

Political science lecture. U.S. Senate candidate Merrick Alpert to discuss federal climate change legislation. Berkshire Hall, Room 209, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

24

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

26

Men’s Soccer. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Stadium, 1 p.m.

26

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Summer Skies” show at 6:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the first-quarter moon, summer sky and Jupiter from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

26

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

27

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

29

Women’s Soccer. WCSU vs. Wesleyan. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

30

Grants workshop. “Looking for Government Support for Your Project.” Warner Hall, Room 315, noon to 12:45 p.m. Bring your lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.

30

Men’s Soccer. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.