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At-A-Glance

OCTOBER

19

Flu clinic. Westside Campus Center, noon to 2 p.m. Cost: $20. For more information, call the Danbury VNA at (203) 792-4120.

19

National Parks tour presentation. Warner Hall, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

19

One Book, One Community film screening/discussion. Featuring “Girl, Interrupted.” Student Center Theater, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit onebookdanbury.org.

20

Law-Related Education Conference. Westside Campus Center, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to register, go to cclce.org.

20

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

20

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Westfield State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

20

Student Scholarship recognition reception/ceremony. Reception at 5:30 p.m. in Warner Hall and a Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall. Free and open to WestConn alumni, faculty, staff, students and parents only. For more information, call x78832.

21

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

21

Health and Wellness Fair. Student Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information about depression, anxiety, addictions, interpersonal violence and safety will be available, along with health care information and services.

21

Flu clinic. Student Center, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (during Health Fair). Cost: $20. For more information, call the Danbury VNA at (203) 792-4120.

21

Men’s Soccer. WCSU vs. UMass Dartmouth. Westside Athletic Stadium, 1 p.m.

21

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

21

One Book, One Community book discussion. Haas Library, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit onebookdanbury.org.

21

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

22

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

22

One Book, One Community book discussion. Danbury Public Library, 170 Main Street, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit onebookdanbury.org.

22

Hispanic culture awareness event. Featuring a performance of  "Tres Vidas" (Three Lives) based on the lives of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran peasant activist Rufina Amaya and Argentinean poet Alfonsina Storni. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

22

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

23

Ridgefield Crossings University event. "Fall Celebrations Around the World: Mexican Day of the Dead" by Dr. Galina Bakhtiarova. Ridgefield Crossings, 640 Danbury Road in Ridgefield, 2:30 p.m.

23

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Vassar. Westside Athletic Stadium, 5 p.m.

23

Young writers workshop. "College Admissions Essay.” Open to students in grades 9 – 12. White Hall, Room 112, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $150 for both sessions on Oct. 23 and Oct. 30. To register or for more information, visit wcsu.edu/youngwriters/.  

23

Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony. Westside Campus Center Grand Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. To make a reservation or for more information, call x78290. 

23

Ghosthunters. Featuring Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson from the Sci-Fi Network show, "Ghosthunters." Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: $20; WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted for $5. For tickets, call x78499 or visit wcsu.edu/tickets.

24

Alumni & Friends Circle rededication. Alumni & Friends Circle, 9:30 a.m.

24

Tailgate party. O'Neill Center Parking Lot, 10 a.m. Free and open to WestConn faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents who are 21 or over only. For more information, call x78290.  

24

Carnival. O'Neill Center Parking Lot, 11 a.m. Tickets: $5 for general admission; WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted free. For more information, call x78290.

24

Homecoming football game. WCSU vs. Brockport State. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

24

Street fair. Westside campus, 2 p.m.

24

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Babson (9 a.m.) and Wesleyan (4:30 p.m.) Westside Athletic Stadium.

24

Class of 1979 30th reunion. The Club in the Westside Campus Center, 5 p.m.

24

Women’s Soccer. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

24

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

24

Class of 1959 50th reunion. Alumni Hall, 6 p.m.

24

Class of 1969 40th reunion. Westside Classroom Building, Room 218, 6:30 p.m.

24

Class of 1988/89/90 20th reunion. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6:30 p.m.

24

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

25

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

26

One Book, One Community film screening/discussion. Featuring “The Soloist.” Student Center Theater, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit onebookdanbury.org.

27

One Book, One Community education program. Featuring "In Our Own Voice," a public education program developed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Farioly Program Room at the Danbury Public Library, 170 Main St. in Danbury, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit onebookdanbury.org.

28

Grants workshop. “Establishing a Need for Your Project — The “So What” Factor.” Warner Hall, Room 315, noon to 12:45 p.m. Bring your lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.

28

Research seminar. "Using GIS for Biodiversity Research and Conservation" by Hannah Stevens, Geographic Information Systems program manager for the New York Botanical Gardens. Science Building, room 219, 4 p.m.

28

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

28

One Book, One Community Author Talk. Featuring “Hurry Down Sunshine” author Michael Greenberg. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit onebookdanbury.org.

29

Conference. "Work-Life Best Practices in Higher Education Conference." Adanti Student Center Ballroom on the SCSU campus, 501 Crescent Street in New Haven, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information, call (203) 392-8848 or visit https://www.southernct.edu/employment/worklifebestpracticesconference2009/

29

Telescope viewing.  Viewing of Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, the autumn sky and the Pleiades star. Westside Observatory & Planetarium, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call x78672.

29

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

30

The Village at Brookfield Common University event. "Fall Celebrations Around the World: Mexican Day of the Dead" by Dr. Galina Bakhtiarova. The Village at Brookfield Common, 246A Federal Road in Brookfield, 10:30 a.m.

30

Oktoberfest Jazz concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

31

Young writers workshop. "Advanced Poetry Writing." Open to students in grades 9 – 12. White Hall, Room 112, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $150 for both sessions on Oct. 23 and Oct. 30. To register or for more information, visit wcsu.edu/youngwriters/.  

31

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

NOVEMBER

1

Open house. William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2

Study Abroad info session. Warner Hall, Room 102, 4 p.m.

4

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

4-7

Theatre production. Featuring “City of Angels.” Performances: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4; and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, Friday, Nov. 6; and Saturday, Nov. 7. Tickets: $10 on Nov. 4 and 5; $18 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and children on Nov.6; and $20 for adults and $15 for seniors, students and children on Nov. 7. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at (203) 837-8732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit wcsu.edu/tickets.

 

5

Lecture. "Saharan Dust Storms and Atlantic Hurricanes" by Jason Dunion, a meteorologist with the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Science Building, Room 263, 3:30 p.m.

5

Political science lecture. Dan Connors, of Solomon Technologies in Danbury, to discuss electric cars and solar technology. 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.

5

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

6

Deadline. For applications for Reassigned Time for Research Awards for the 2009-10 academic year.

6

Dinner theatre. Includes dinner and ticket to the theatre arts department production of “City of Angels.” Warner Hall, 5:30 p.m. Cost: $45. For more information or to make a reservation, call x78290.

6

Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

7

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

8

Holiday Wine Tasting. Grand Ballroom of the Westside Campus Center, 4 to 7 p.m. Cost: $50/person. Reservations are limited. For more information or tickets, call x78832.

8

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m.

 

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