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August Events at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO – The list of upcoming events and activities at SUNY Oswego includes the following:

Now to Sept. 1

Letter Quilts exhibition

“A Is for Apple, B Is for Ball . . . Letter Quilts by the Four Seasons Quilters.” Four Seasons Quilters, established in the 1980s in the town of Scriba, display about 17 quilts, each using a letter of the alphabet as a basis for its design. Free. 312-2113. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Friday, Aug. 24

Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony

The ceremony welcomes new students into the academic community. Free. 312-2258. 8:30 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Video dance party

Party for incoming freshmen. Free. 312-3142. 9:30 p.m. to midnight, Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Saturday, Aug. 25

Project Play/Project Serve

For incoming freshmen. Free. 312-3142. 2 to 4 p.m., Lee Hall.

Entertainer Kevin Hurley

Stand-up comedian, magician and hypnotist performs for incoming freshman. Free. 312-3142. 8 p.m., place to be announced.

Monday, Aug. 27

Fall classes begin.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Student Involvement Fair/Cruisin’ the City

Student clubs and organizations will recruit new members, and area businesses will showcase their products and services to students. Free. 312-3492. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Comedian Jay Black

SUNY Oswego’s Student Association Programming Board presents comedian Jay Black, who in the past five years has headlined at close to 300 colleges, scoring three nominations and one win as the nation’s top college comedian. He has appeared as a comic on Showtime, A&E, Fox, the CBC and NBC and opened for celebrity comedians. Free. 312-2953. 8 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Thursday, Aug. 30

College night at Oswego Farmers’ Market

Free. 343-7681. 6 to 8 p.m., West First Street, Oswego.

Concert: “Medleys and Mashups” by Vocal Effect

Free. 312-3142. 8 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Friday, Aug. 31

Green and Gold Day

SUNY Oswego observes national College Colors Day. Post photos on our Facebook wall: http://facebook.com/oswegoalumni. 312-2258. Ice cream social at 12:40 p.m. on the academic quad followed by a campus photo. Free. 312-2258.

Men’s Soccer Tournament

Medaille vs. Alfred at 3 p.m., Oswego vs. Old Westbury at 5 p.m. Free. 312-2488. Laker Soccer Field.