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September 6, 2002

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Photo: Fred LeBlanc

Stephanie Brien '03, who seems thrilled to be back on campus, moves into her dorm with the help of Sandy Baker, her future mother-in-law.

September
Friday 6

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer Meet with Sister Shamshad Sheikh, chaplain to the College and adviser to the Muslim community. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Five College Early Music Program Auditions There are openings for singers, instrumentalists, and those who wish to start recorder and other Renaissance winds, viol, and lute. Ensembles include Collegium, Women's Vocal Ensemble, Baroque/Classical Orchestra, and others. Group and private lessons are available. For information call x2079 or email reisenst@mtholyoke.edu. Room 210, *Pratt Hall, 1 pm.

Rosh Hashanah Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

Rosh Hashanah Services Call Rabbi Lisa Freitag-Keshet at x3045 for details. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 7 pm.

Auditions for Anton in Show Business A comedy, written by Jane Martin and directed by Holger Teschke, about life and theatre, actors and directors, love and loss. It offers roles for eight women and two men. Callbacks: 9/8, 1–4 pm. Performances: December 5–8. *Rooke Theatre, 7 pm.

Auditions for Thomas Cole: A Waking Dream This ensemble piece, written and directed by Donald T. Sanders, with music by Henry Threadgill, tells the story of American painter Thomas Cole. It offers multiple roles for eight women and eight men, including a young boy and an older man. Callbacks: 9/8, 1–4 pm. Performances: 10/24–10/27.*Rooke Theatre, 7 pm.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Meeting *MacGregor Hall living room, 7:45 pm.

Something Every Friday: A Cappella Jam MHC's SGA and Office of Student Programs present a lively night of song and community featuring Mount Holyoke's very own a cappella groups. The Network will sponsor a luau afterwards from 10 pm to 1 am. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

 

Saturday 7

Rosh Hashanah Morning Services Tashlich to follow between Upper and Lower Lakes. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

Field Hockey vs. Simmons. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Auditions for Anton in Show Business See 9/6. *Rooke Theatre, 1 pm.

Auditions for Thomas Cole: A Waking Dream See 9/6. *Rooke Theatre, 1 pm.

Soccer vs. Elms. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Zazen Meditation With Professor Tadanori Yamashita. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 9 pm.

 

Sunday 8

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Unitarian Universalist Gathering *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

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

Meeting of the Baha'i Community *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 7:45 pm.

 

Monday 9

Major Fellowships for Graduate and Postgraduate Study Abroad *CDC library, 4 pm.

Cover-Letter Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Health Interviews for Medical School *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

 

Tuesday 10

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

Student Programs Open House Visit the Office of Student Programs and find out how all the action on campus takes place. Food, music, and door prizes to the first
50 student visitors. Office of Student Programs, 17 Woodbridge Street, 3 pm.

Basic Résumé Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Field Hockey vs. Wesleyan. *Kendall, 4:30 pm.

Mindfulness Meditation *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:45 pm.

Just for Seniors Meeting Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Hall, 7 pm.

Alumna Reading Sandi Sonnenfeld '85 will read from her new memoir This is How I Speak: The Diary of A Young Woman. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop, 7 pm.

 

Wednesday 11

Service of Remembrance Everyone—on campus and beyond the gates—is welcome to attend this service in remembrance of September 11, 2001. President Joanne V. Creighton will give the opening words; songs, poems, readings, and prayers will be offered by College chaplains, faculty, staff, students, and alumnae. Bells will ring at noon; the service begins at 12:15 pm. *Abbey Chapel.

Soccer vs. Nichols. *Kendall, 4 pm.

 

Thursday 12

Open Hours for Major Fellowships *CDC conference room, 2 pm.

First Hindu Community Gathering *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4 pm.

Just for Juniors Meeting Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Hall, 4 pm.

"Internationalism in the Theatre" Lecture by Thelma Holt, C.B.E., noted British theatre producer, Oxford don, and past chair of the British Arts Council. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 6:30 pm.

"Moving around a Moving World: Travel as Modern Reality" Lecture by travel writer Pico Iyer. This is the kick-off lecture for the Weissman's Center's fall series Destinations: New Meanings of Travel. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.

Twelfth Night The Oxford University Drama Society performs Shakespeare's play, 9/12–14 at 8 pm; 9/14 and 9/15 at 2 pm. Tickets: Free to MHC students w/ID; $15 general admission, $8 students and senior citizens. For reservations call the Rooke Theatre box office at x2406 starting 9/5. Tickets available at the door one hour prior to performance. For information on related programs at the UMass Renaissance Center, call 577-3603. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

 

Friday 13

Fulbright Fellowship Workshop *CDC workshop room, 10 am.

Walk the Sacred Labyrinth A circular walking meditation where one may pause for quiet reflection. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, noon.

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer Meet with Sister Shamshad Sheikh, chaplain to the College and adviser to the Muslim community. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

First Gathering of the Pagan/Wiccan Collective South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, noon.

"Les formes de l'érotisme dans la poésie médiévale" Lecture (in French) by Michel Zink, Professeur de Litteratures de la France médiévale au College de France.
A reception/light supper follows. Faculty Club Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 4:30 pm.

Kosher Dinner for the Jewish Community Join Rabbi Lisa Freitag- Keshet at a table in the dining hall. Wilder Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

Shabbat Service Led by Rabbi Lisa Freitag- Keshet. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.

Something Every Friday: Sunset Serenade Bring a blanket and relax with friends while listening to contemporary folk performers. Rain site is Dickinson Hall living room. *Dickinson Hall patio, 6:30 pm.

"Shay's Rebellion: The American Revolution's Final Battle" Lecture by Leonard L. Richards, professor of history, University of Massachusetts at Amherst. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop, 7 pm.

Destinations through Music A concert by music department faculty in conjunction with the Weissman Center's fall series Destinations: New Meanings of Travel. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

Twelfth Night See 9/12. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

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