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University Events: July and August 2019

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JULY EVENTS

Jul. 15 - 18 ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host an intensive four-day workshop on Alternative Photographic Processes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Photo Suite of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Adjunct Professor of Art Bruce Dunbar will provide a hands-on experience exploring the history of photography, including cyanotype, Van Dyke brown and Kallitype methods. The workshop fee is $365. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/alternative-photographic-process-workshop-intensive-tickets-60706359355.

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Jul. 17 - 19 WCSU SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE: 

The WCSU School of Visual and Performing Arts will host a three-day high school summer arts intensive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Wednesday, July 17, through Friday, July 19, in the Visual & Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. World class, award-winning professionals in Music, Musical Theatre and Visual Art will conduct three separate art intensives for students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2019. For more information or to register, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-summer-arts-intensive-tickets-51342236010.

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Jul. 20 FOREVER GRATEFUL MUSIC FESTIVAL: 

The fifth annual Forever Grateful Music Festival will begin at 2 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will feature tributes to the music of the Allman Brothers, Bob Marley, Jerry Garcia Band, Grateful Dead and more. Also on-site will be food trucks and artisans. Get tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/forever-grateful-music-festival-tickets-58666629468. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 26 MARC BROUSSARD: 

Ives Concert Park will present singer-songwriter Marc Broussard at 7 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Broussard's style is best described as "Bayou Soul," a mix of funk, blues, R&B, rock and pop, matched with distinct Southern roots. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/marc-broussard-tickets-59362969239. For more information, go to www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 27 WESTSIDE REGGAE FESTIVAL: 

As part of the Summer Concert Series, "The Eighth Annual Westside Reggae Festival" will be at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Gates will open at 1 p.m. Featured artists will include Beres Hammond, Maxi Priest, Etana, Yellowman and more. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-westside-reggae-festival-tickets-59773036762. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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AUGUST EVENTS

Aug. 3 BIG BLOCKS & BBQ CAR SHOW: 

Badass Grills and Danbury Auto Spring and Welding will host the Big Blocks and BBQ Auto Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Featured will be classic cars, hotrods and motorcycles with live music. There will be local vendors and a BBQ & pig roast. For tickets, go to www.bigblocksandbbq.com/. For more information, call (203) 744-6577 or send an email to ed@danburyautospring.com.

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Aug. 3 SUMMER SESSION II ENDS: 

Summer Session II ends.

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Aug. 3 FAMILY DAY AT LAKE COMPOUNCE: 

WCSU alumni, faculty and staff are invited to attend "Family Day" at Lake Compounce, 822 Lake Ave. in Bristol. The $43 per person ticket will include admission to the park, parking and a catered lunch from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the lakeside pavilion. Children 3 and under will be admitted free. For more information or to RSVP, call (203) 837-8298 or visit http://wcsu.edu/alumni/events/.

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Aug. 4 WNBA NY LIBERTY VS. CONNECTICUT SUN: 

The WCSU Alumni Association has discounted $10 tickets for the WNBA NY Liberty vs. Connecticut Sun at 11:30 a.m. at the Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave. in White Plains, New York. Call (203) 837-9090 or (203) 837-8838 to for more information or to reserve tickets.

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Aug. 5 SUMMER SESSION III: 

Summer Session III begins.

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Aug. 8 EAT & LEARN: RESUME AND COVER LETTER WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an "Eat & Learn" workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters from 5 to 6 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2019 Eat & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only; registration is required. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Aug. 9 KATHWARI HONORS DAY (WCSU campus community only)

The WCSU Kathwari Honors Program will host Kathwari Honors Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event is free and open to the WCSU campus community only. For more information or to RSVP, send an email to honors@wcsu.edu.

Aug. 10 CLEP TESTING: 

The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in Room 318 of Warner Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. CLEP exams provide the opportunity to receive college credit for knowledge already acquired. The exam is open to the public. For more information or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/testing/clep.htm or listen to the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/wcsumedia/gab-grow-testing-services.

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Aug. 13 MUDRA MEDITATION SERIES: 

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host the Mudra Meditation series at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of Warner Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. It is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Aug. 16 - Aug. 18 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: 

"Much Ado About Nothing" will be staged by the WCSU Theatre Arts Department at 8 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16, 17 & 18; and at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext. in Danbury. For more information, visit ivesconcertpark.com. Get tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/much-ado-about-nothing-tickets-63778073936.

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Aug. 22 TRANSFER STUDENT ORIENTATION (New transfer WCSU students only)

WCSU will host a Transfer Student Orientation that is open to incoming transfer students at various locations on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury, and the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/summer/.

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Aug. 24 SUMMER SESSION III ENDS: 

Summer Session III ends

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Aug. 24 TREEHOUSE COMEDY LIVE AT IVES: 

Ives Concert Park will present Treehouse Comedy Live, featuring Gemini! with Marion Grodin and Brian Barganier, at 8:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets and information, visit www.etix.com/ticket/p/7839715/gemini-danbury-treehouse-comedy-live-at-the-ives or www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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All listings are subject to change. Please call to confirm.

VISITOR PARKING ADVISORY: Western Connecticut State University offers several convenient, centrally located parking spaces for visitors to the university’s Midtown and Westside campuses in Danbury. Midtown visitor parking is in the lot next to Old Main and in designated spaces next to University Hall. Parking in the university’s White Street and Fifth Avenue garages is restricted to students, faculty and staff with hang-tags and/or parking stickers from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; visitors are welcome to park in the garages all other times. Westside visitor parking is on University Boulevard. Visitors who cannot be accommodated in these parking areas are asked to call the University Police Department to make other arrangements.

Up-to-date university parking rules and regulations, color-coded campus maps that show parking areas and shuttle bus stops, and shuttle bus schedules are available at www.wcsu.edu/parking. Call the University Police Department at (203) 837-9300 for more information about the parking rules and regulations.


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Sherri Hill, Associate Director, Public Relations
Phone: (203) 837-8486 Fax: (203) 837-8530
E-Mail: pr@wcsu.edu

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