Happenings

September
Friday 7

Lunch and Jumma Prayer Meet with Sister Shamshad Sheikh, chaplain to the College and adviser to the Muslim community. Muslim Prayer Room, Eliot House, noon.

Pagan and Wiccan Community Meeting Led by Julia Moon, adviser to the Wiccan community. Room 212, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Shabbat Service Led by Efraim Eisen, chaplain to the College and adviser to the Jewish community. Dinner follows in Wilder Hall. Eliot House lounge, 5 pm.

Author Reading Julia Alvarez reads from How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7 pm.

Auditions for Hay Fever A classic comedy of manners by Noel Coward, directed by Donald T. Sanders, with roles for five women and four men. All roles are of reasonably equivalent size. Auditions end today, 7–10 pm. Callbacks: Sunday, 9/9, 2–5 pm. Performances: 12/6–9. *Rooke Theatre, 7 pm.

Auditions for Night of the Iguana A poetic drama by Tennessee Williams, directed by Joyce Devlin. Cast includes three dancers (female or male), one percussionist, and acting roles for nine women and five men. Auditions end today, 7–10 pm. Callbacks: Sunday, 9/9, 2–5 pm. Performances: 10/25–28. *Rooke Theatre, 7 pm.

Something Every Friday A Cappella Jam A free weekly entertainment series, sponsored by the Network, located in or around Blanchard Campus Center. Tonight's show features MHC student a cappella groups the V-8s, M & Cs, Nice Shoes, and Voices of Faith. *Blanchard Campus Center, 9:30 pm.

Saturday 8


Auditions for Hamlet This production, directed by Alycia Smith–Howard, will feature an all-female cast. Requirements: two memorized monologues, at least fourteen lines each, one Shakespeare and one contrasting monologue from the seventeenth or eighteenth centuries. Principal cast members must enroll in Theatre Arts 309, Acting Shakespeare. Auditions: 10 am and 1:30 pm today. Callbacks: 9/8, 7 pm. Performances: 4/19–21 and 4/25–28, 2002. *Rooke Theatre.

Volleyball vs. Fitchburg and Trinity. *Kendall, 11 am.

The Big Bang Enjoy live bands and vendors. Skinner Green, 1 pm. Rain location: *Blanchard Campus Center.

Tennis vs. WPI. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Block Party Explore the cultural spaces on campus. Learn about Mount Holyoke's cultural organizations while enjoying music, snacks, and the outdoors as you travel from house to house. Each has something different to offer! Open to all students. *MHC's cultural houses, 10 pm.

DJ Dance Party *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm–2 am.

Sunday 9

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

First Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting Eliot House lounge, 6:30 pm.

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

First Baha'i Community Gathering *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 7:45 pm.

Monday 10

Friends of Athletics Golf Tournament
Enjoy eighteen holes of golf on this outstanding course, exceptional food, and exciting prizes. Funds raised will help support MHC scholar-athletes' travel expenses for spring training trips and national tournaments. For information, visit www.mtholyoke.edu/athletics/foa or contact Laurie Priest at x2310. Orchards golf course, 8 am.
Major Awards for Graduate Study and Postgraduate Work *CDC workshop room,
4:30 pm.

Community Service Fair Learn about volunteer opportunities at agencies in Springfield, Northampton, Holyoke, Amherst, and South Hadley. *Blanchard Campus Center, 6 pm.

Tuesday 11

Resume-Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Mindfulness Meditation Led by Helen "Sandy" Johnson, adviser to the Buddhist community. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:15 pm.

Volleyball vs. WPI. *Kendall, 7 pm.

Just for Seniors Meeting Information for seniors provided by the Career Development Center. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Hall, 7 pm.

Inward Bound Meditation A workshop on practical meditation techniques for reducing stress, improving sleep, and restoring vitality. Led By Helen "Sandy" Johnson, adviser to the Buddhist community. *South Mandelle Hall living room, 7 pm.

Wednesday 12

First Fall Interfaith Prayer Lunch All are welcome. RSVP to x2054. Led by all chaplains and religious advisers. Eliot House lounge, noon.

Recovery Luncheon Meetings These lunches, facilitated by Susan McCarthy, are an opportunity to meet others in recovery and share common experiences. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Room 202, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Zen Meditation Practice, discussion, and reading with Rev. Issho Fujita. Today's topic: posture. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 4 pm.

Interviewing for Graduate and Professional Programs in Health *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Thursday 13

Faith and Environment Lunch Series Eliot House lounge, noon.

Drop-In Hours For Major Fellowships *CDC library, noon.

Women's Alcohol and Drug Weekly Meeting These meetings, run by and for students, are an opportunity for campus women to support one another in dealing with concerns about use and recovery. Room 202, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:15 pm.

J-Term Information Session Learn about the January Term 2002 program in biocultural diversity in the Peruvian High Amazon (Smith College ANT 242J, Andean-Amazonian Spirituality and In-Situ Biodiversity, www.smith.edu/anthro/peru/regeneration.html). Open to Five College students. Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

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

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

Kosher/Halal Dining Hall Dedication *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 5:30 pm.

Friday 14

Walk the Sacred Labyrinth The labyrinth, a form of walking meditation that has been found in numerous religious traditions around the world, is a pathway leading to a center circle where one may pause for quiet reflection. Come enjoy the beauty and serenity of the labyrinth. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, noon–2 pm.

Lunch and Jumma Prayer Meet with Sister Shamshad Sheikh, chaplain to the College and adviser to the Muslim community. Muslim Prayer Room, Eliot House, noon.

Pagan and Wiccan Community Meeting Led by Julia Moon, adviser to the Wiccan community. Room 212, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Sophomore Orientation *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

Tennis vs. Springfield. *Kendall, 4 pm.

Shabbat Service Followed by dinner in Wilder. Eliot House lounge, 5 pm.

Readings with Novelists Robert Arellano, Daniel Buckman, and Tim McLoughlin read from their works. Arellano is the author of Fast Eddie, King of the Bees, set in the future in the underground tunnels of Boston's Big Dig. Buckman's debut, Water in Darkness, explores the aftermath of the Vietnam War. McLoughlin tells the story of a streetwise Brooklyn nineteen-year-old in Heart of the Old Country. Call 413-534-7307 for information. *Odyssey Bookshop, 7 pm.

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

The No Name Trivia Game Show Legacy Entertainment presents this program, at which $250 in prizes will be given away to contestants and the audience. *Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm.


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