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December Events set at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY – The following events and activities are scheduled next month at SUNY Oswego.

Dec. 3 to 13

Student art exhibitions

North gallery exhibition by fall Bachelor of Fine Arts students and south gallery exhibition by fall Master of Art students. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2113. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Sunday, Dec. 1

Open skate

$3 ($1 for SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff). $2 for skate rental. 312-2578. Parking for those without SUNY Oswego parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Planetarium show

Limited seating: first-come, first-served. Free, including parking in the Washington Boulevard lot (E15 or C15) or Campus Center lot off Centennial (E10). 312-2790. 7 p.m., second floor, Shineman Center.

Monday, Dec. 2

Open skate

$3 (free for SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff). $2 for skate rental. 312-2578. Parking for those without SUNY Oswego parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. Noon to 2 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Open skate

$3 (discounts for SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff). $2 for skate rental. 312-2578. Parking for those without SUNY Oswego parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. Noon to 2 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Christmas Concert

The Oswego Festival Chorus will open with Bach’s “Magnificat.” SUNY Oswego’s State Singers and College Choir will present a varied program of Christmas music. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2130. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

College-Community Orchestra Concert

SUNY Oswego’s College-Community Orchestra performs Haydn’s Symphony No. 101 “The Clock,” Copland’s “Outdoor Overture,” Sibelius’ “Finlandia” and Mendelssohn’s “Hebrides Overture.” Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2130. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Open skate

$3 (free for SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff). $2 for skate rental. 312-2578. Parking for those without SUNY Oswego parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. Noon to 2 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Zen meditation workshop

Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse offers instruction in Zazen style meditation. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4416. 6:30 p.m., Room 205, Campus Center.

Jazz concert

The Oswego State Jazz Ensemble and Oswego State Latin Jazz Ensemble perform with special guest trumpeter Brian Shaw. Suggested donation: $5 to benefit the Music Excellence Fund (free for SUNY Oswego students). Parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2130. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Friday, Dec. 6

Open skate

$3 (free for SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff). $2 for skate rental. 312-2578. Parking for those without SUNY Oswego parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. Noon to 2 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Women’s Ice Hockey, Oswego vs. SUNY Canton

$4 ($2 for children 5 to 17, free for children under 5 and SUNY Oswego students) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Arena, Campus Center.

Art exhibit reception

Opening reception for “Go Big!” an exhibition of installations and large-scale sculptures by SUNY Oswego graduate art students and advanced ceramics students. Free. 216-4985. 5 to 7 p.m., Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Women’s Basketball, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh

$6 ($4 for children 5 to 18, free for SUNY Oswego students and children under 5) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-3073. 6 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Men’s Ice Hockey, Oswego vs. Potsdam

$8 (free for SUNY Oswego students) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-2488. 7 p.m., Arena, Campus Center.

Concert: SUNY Oswego Wind Ensemble

The SUNY Oswego Wind Ensemble fall concert, including works of Malcolm Arnold, Frank Ticheli, David Holsinger, John Barnes Change and Fisher Tull’s “Trumpet Rhapsody” featuring Brian Shaw on trumpet. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2130. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Theatre performance: Carl Widden’s “A Christmas Carol”

Actor Carl Whidden returns to SUNY Oswego to reprise the role of Scrooge that he played as an Oswego student. But this time, he plays the other roles as well, bringing to life all the memorable characters who inhabit the holiday classic. $18 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141, including parking in lot E-6 in front of Culkin Hall or nearby E-18 lot. 7:30 p.m., Ballroom, Hewitt Union.

Men’s Basketball, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh

$6 ($4 for children 5 to 18, free for SUNY Oswego students and children under 5) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-3073. 8 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Sustainable Art: Nature Inspired Holiday Creations

Using pods, cones, feather and dried grasses, participants will invent whimsical and festive critters. Appropriate for those aged 7 to adult. Children under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult. Preregistration required; not able to accommodate groups. To register, call 312-6677 before Nov. 27. Free. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Rice Creek Field Station tour

Tour of the new 7,700 square-foot energy-efficient main building and facility. Free. 312-6677. 2 p.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Women’s Basketball, Oswego vs. Potsdam

$6 ($4 for children 5 to 18, free for SUNY Oswego students and children under 5) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-3073. 2 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Women’s Ice Hockey, Oswego vs. SUNY Canton

$4 ($2 for children 5 to 17, free for children under 5 and SUNY Oswego students) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Arena, Campus Center.

Men’s Basketball, Oswego vs. Potsdam

$6 ($4 for children 5 to 18, free for SUNY Oswego students and children under 5) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-3073. 4 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

African Student Organization Pan African dinner

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 315-561-9538. 7 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

Men’s Ice Hockey, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh

$8 (free for SUNY Oswego students) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-2488. 7 p.m., Arena, Campus Center.

Dec. 7 to Feb. 8

Art exhibit: “Go Big!”

An exhibition of installations and large-scale sculptures by SUNY Oswego graduate art students and advanced ceramics students. Free. 216-4985. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; closed Christmas and New Year’s Day. Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Sunday, Dec. 8

Open skate

$3 ($1 for SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff). $2 for skate rental. 312-2578. Parking for those without SUNY Oswego parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Planetarium show

Limited seating: first-come, first-served. Free, including parking in the Washington Boulevard lot (E15 or C15) or Campus Center lot off Centennial (E10). 312-2790. 7 p.m., second floor, Shineman Center.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Online information session on MBA programs

SUNY Oswego MBA Program Director Irene Scruton will discuss the programs in management, accounting and health services administration; full- vs. part-time, how to customize a course plan and how to apply. Question-and-answer session to follow. Register at: oswego.edu/mbainfo. 312-3155. Noon to 1 p.m., online.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Zen meditation workshop

Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse offers instruction in Zazen style meditation. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4416. 6:30 p.m., Room 205, Campus Center.

Friday, Dec. 13

Women’s Basketball, Oswego vs. Cazenivia

$6 ($4 for children 5 to 18, free for SUNY Oswego students and children under 5) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-3073. 6 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Men’s Basketball, Oswego vs. Cazenovia

$6 ($4 for children 5 to 18, free for SUNY Oswego students and children under 5) at tickets.oswego.edu. 312-3073. 8 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Saturday, Dec. 14

December Commencement

Commencement ceremony for students completing their baccalaureate and master’s degrees fall semester. Speaker will be Fred Festa, chairman, president and chief executive officer of chemical giant W. R. Grace and a 1981 SUNY Oswego graduate. For more commencement information go to http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/college_store/graduation.html. Free with ticket, including parking. 312-2106. 10 a.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Rice Creek Ramble: “Early Winter Wonders”

Participants will hike the trails of Rice Creek Field Station using snowshoes, if conditions are suitable; bring snowshoes if you have them. Those planning to attend are asked to call 216-6677 on the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 312-6677. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.