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March 7 , 2003

Happenings

March


Friday 7


Thirty-first Annual Spring Flower Show "Down the Garden Path" continues through March 16. Free and wheelchair accessible. *Talcott Greenhouse, 10 am–4 pm daily.

Walk the Sacred Labyrinth Walk the spiral path, a symbol of wholeness and life's meandering but purposeful path. Questions? Email jmwood@mtholyoke.edu. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am–3 pm.

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am the day before. *Eliot House lounge, noon.


Tonda Traditional Bunraku Puppets A demonstration by Hidehiko and Sueko Abe from the Shiga Prefecture in Japan. For information see http://www.asianinterstage.com/tonda/. Lunch will be provided. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, noon.


Japanese Table
Private dining room, South Rockefeller Hall, noon.


What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity Part II
*CDC conference room, 2:30 pm.


Kosher Shabbat Dinner Wilder Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

Shabbat Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.

Author Reading Kate Moses, founding editor of Salon.com, reads from Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath. February 2003 marks the fortieth anniversary of Plath's death. For information call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.

Warbeke Memorial Concert A performance by DIVA, a hard-swinging, all-women, concert jazz orchestra continuing the tradition of the classic jazz orchestras of Buddy Rich, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, and Woody Herman. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Something Every Friday—Laser Tag Call x2478 for information. Field House, *Kendall, 8 pm.


Barrio Fiesta
This Filipino cultural event includes booths offering karaoke, food, crafts, manicures, and pedicures. *Torrey Hall living room, 8 pm.

Saturday 8


Tennis
vs. Union/Skidmore. MHC vs. Union at 10 am and MHC vs. Skidmore at 2 pm. Outdoor tennis courts, *Kendall, 10 am and 2 pm.


Women and the War on Terror
Learn about MADRE's Every Child Has a Name: No War Against Iraqi Families Campaign, which aims to empower people in the U.S. to take a principled stand against a war on Iraq and raise funds for emergency relief for Iraqi families. MADRE is an international women's human rights organization that works in partnership with women's community-based groups in conflict areas worldwide to address issues of justice, violence, health, education, and economic development. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 2 pm.


African Caribbean Day 2003
A variety show of African and Caribbean dances, skits, songs, and poetry that's preceded by a dinner. $15 general admission, all events; $10, students with IDs, all events; $7, dinner and show; $5, party only; $5, children under 12, dinner and show. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 5 pm.

Jazz Concert—"Sisters in Jazz" An historic collaboration of the jazz ensembles of Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges. Mark Gionfriddo and Bruce Diehl, directors. Music by Hoagy Carmichael, Neil Hefti, Horace Silver, and Paul Simon. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

Jolene Fundraiser Nice Shoes will start off an open mike night of music, poetry, and fun. A $2 donation is suggested. Open to the Five College community and general public. *Torrey Hall living room, 8 pm.

African Caribbean Day After Party Admission is $4 before midnight and $5 after midnight. *Betty Shabazz House, 10 pm.

Sunday 9


Ecumenical Service
*Abbey Chapel, 11 am.


Willits-Hallowell Sunday Brunch
Buffet Breakfast and lunch favorites, including hand-carved meats, fresh fruit, assorted pastries, and a dessert table. $10.95. For reservations call x2217. Smith Dining Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 11:30 am.

Unitarian Universalist Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Baha'i Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 5 pm.


Roman Catholic Mass
*Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.

Introduction to Dreamweaver Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.


Monday 10


Letters of Recommendation for Beginners
*CDC workshop room, noon.


Introduction to Excel
Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.


"On Television and the Death of News (And Why I Am Not in Mourning)"
Lecture by Ron Jacobs, assistant professor of sociology, State University of New York at Albany. Reception to follow. Warbeke Room, *Pratt Hall, 4:30 pm.

Key Program Information Meeting *CDC workshop room,
7 pm.


Tuesday 11


Chinese Table
South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, noon.


Women's Weekly Recovery Meeting
These meetings, run by and for students, are gatherings of campus women supporting one another in dealing with concerns about recovery. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, 12:20 pm.


UMass School of Public Health and Health Sciences *
CDC workshop room, 4 pm.


German Table Abbey Hall private din
ing room, 5:30 pm.

Spanish Table *MacGregor Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

Latke-Hamantaschen Debate Faculty debate which is better—the latke (a potato pancake) or the hamantasch (a three-cornered pastry filled with prunes or poppy seeds). Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building,
7 pm.


Preparing Images for Presentations and the Web
Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.


Applying to Graduate School
*CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony The subject for March is "Hinamatsuri—Doll Festival (Tea Ceremony)." Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.


Spelman College Glee Club
Kevin Johnson, director. *Abbey Chapel, 8 pm.

Wednesday 12


Interfaith Prayer Lunch

RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am the day before. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Recovery Luncheon Meeting These lunches, facilitated by Susan McCarthy, are opportunities to meet others in recovery, as well as those exploring recovery, and share common experiences. Pizza and beverages are provided. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.

Brown Bag Luncheon—Introduction to UMass MBA Program Heather Miller, associate director, graduate programs office, School of Management, UMass, will provide information about the part-time professional MBA program. Participants complete their degree by taking twelve classes over the course of approximately twenty months. Courses are offered on weekends and online. To register call x2503 or email pobrien@mtholyoke.edu. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, noon.

Zazen Meditation Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.
Cover Letter Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room,
4 pm.


Planning and Developing Your Web Site
Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.

"Homonormativity, Nationalism, and Queer Responses to 9/11" Lecture by Jasbir Kaur Puar, assistant professor, women's and gender studies and geography, Rutgers University. Seminar room, *Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 4:30 pm.


Chinese Table
South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 5 pm.

Italian Table
*MacGregor Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.


"U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Terror" Lecture by Samantha Power. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 7 pm.

"Eros, Outrage, and the Toothles Pixel" Screening and lecture by visual and performance artist Carolee Schneeman. She will show a selection of her films and videotapes and speak about her motives and formal processes. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Author Reading Tanuja Desai Hidier will read from her acclaimed first novel Born Confused. For information call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.

Learning Enterprises Information Meeting *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.


"Chemistry and Biology of Asparagine-Linked Protein Glycosylation"
The Lucy W. Pickett Lecture by Barbara Imperiali, MIT. Room 302, *Reese, 8 pm.

Thursday 13


Open Forum on the Second Public Draft of the Plan for Mount Holyoke 2010
Come share your thoughts. Check out the draft at www.mtholyoke.edu/committees/planning/ (username: plan2010; password: ideas). New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.


Introduction to Photoshop Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.


Buddhist Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 4:30 pm.


Thursday Night Edge Maryland native Mary Prankster presents her notoriously smart, spunky singing and songwriting. Free to MHC students, $3 Five College students, $5 general public. *Torrey Hall living room, 8 pm.


Friday 14


Walk the Sacred Labyrinth
See 3/7.


Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer See 3/7.


Japanese Table
South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, noon.

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity Part III *CDC workshop room, 2:30 pm.


Kosher Shabbat Dinner Wilder Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

Shabbat Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.


Sunday 16


Thirty-first Annual Spring Flower Show T
oday is your last chance to go "Down the Garden Path." *Talcott Greenhouse,
10 am–4 pm.


South Hadley Chorale Annual Concert
Admission is $9 general, $7 for senior citizens and students, and $5 for children under twelve.*Abbey Chapel, 3 pm.

Roman Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.


Monday 17
Audio-Video Capture and Editing for the Web
Workshop for faculty and staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Video Resource Center, *Williston Library, 10 am.

Brown Bag Luncheon—Contemporary Fiction Book Club Facilitated by Liz Braun, director of residential life. Today the group discusses Eva Moves the Furniture by Margot Livesey. To register call x2503 or email pobrien@mtholyoke.edu. Room 101, *Pratt Hall, noon.


Introduction to SPSS Workshop for faculty and staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 1:30 pm.

 

Tuesday 18


Introduction to Dreamweaver
Workshop for faculty and staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 10 am.


Wednesday 19


Preparing Images for the Web
Workshop for faculty and staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 1:30 pm.


Thursday 20


Web Development Lab
Time Faculty Resource Center, *Williston Library, 2 pm.

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