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At-A-Glance

december

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Percussion Ensemble and Chamber Singers concert. Featured will be a mix of percussion ensemble works, choral works from England and America, and three works where the two ensembles will combine. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

4

John F. Azzariti Memorial lecture. "The Feast of the Seven Fishes" featuring Patrizia Farina, WCSU world languages instructor. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7 p.m. Reservations are required. For more information, call x78279. To make a reservation, send an email to 7fishes@comcast.net.

4

Jazz Ensemble and Frankensax. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

5

Lecture. "Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo" by New York Institute of Technology Professor of English Dr. Michael Schiavi. Student Center Theater, 6 p.m.

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Ten-Minute Plays. Featuring plays directed by students at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 5 and 6; and at 7 and 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, in the Reimold Theatre in Berkshire Hall. For more information, call x78732.

6-20

Holiday Toy Drive. Hosted by the WCSU Police Department. Donations may be dropped off 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the Midtown WCSU Police Department Dispatch Center, or from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the WCSU Parking Office, Room 247D, Westside Classroom Building.

6

Zumba class. Student Center, Room 201, 4:45 p.m. Free and open to WCSU faculty and staff only. For more information, call x78882.

6

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

7-8

WCSU Opera. “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” Performances at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, in Ives Concert Hall. For tickets and information, call x7TIXX or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

8-9

Theatre Production. “Into the Woods.” Performances will be at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9. Berkshire Theatre. For tickets and information, call x7TIXX or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

8

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

9

Holiday Jazz concert. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m. Free and open to the public.

12

Midnight Breakfast. Student Center, 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. For students only. For more information, please contact Paul Simon at x78494.

13

Zumba class. Student Center, Room 201, 4:45 p.m. Free and open to WCSU faculty and staff only. For more information, call x78882.

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Project Homeless Connect. Bill Williams Gym in Berkshire Hall, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is a one-stop housing and service fair that brings together more than 60 area agencies to provide immediate assistance to individuals who are homeless or in need of housing and social service assistance. Opening ceremonies will be at 11 a.m. and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 796-1504 or email s.zaborowski@danbury-ct.gov.