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September 19, 2018

May Events Announced at SUNY Oswego


OSWEGO, NY – The following events and activities are planned at SUNY Oswego in the coming weeks:

April 26 to May 17
Art exhibit: “Graphic Flash”
Pairing of digital illustrations and creative writing by SUNY Oswego students. Free. 216-4985. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 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, May 2
Art exhibition opening
Opening reception for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, where spring candidates for the BFA degree in graphic design and studio art present their best work. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2113. 5 to 7 p.m., Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Saturday, May 3
Nature program: “Wildlife Games and Activities”
This family-oriented, fun-filled session will feature hands-on activities from Project Wild and other sources that simulate natural concepts and stewardship of resources. Part of SUNY Oswego Rice Creek Field Station’s Sharing Science program. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 312-6677. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Theatre performance: “Young Frankenstein”
Dr. Frankenstein’s grandson tries to show that his own reanimated creation is no monster in this comedy classic. $15 at box office or $10 online ($7 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in front of Culkin Hall and in lot E-18 east of Culkin. 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

May 3 to 17
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
Spring candidates for the BFA degree in graphic design and studio art present their best work. 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. Tuesday to Saturday, Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Sunday, May 4
Theatre performance: “Young Frankenstein”
Dr. Frankenstein’s grandson tries to show that his own reanimated creation is no monster in this comedy classic. $15 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in front of Culkin Hall and in lot E-18 east of Culkin. 312-2141. 2 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Concert: College-Community Orchestra
Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2113. 6 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

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, May 5
International coffee hour
Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Room 255, Campus Center.

Tuesday, May 6
Zen meditation workshop
The instructor is Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse. 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.

Concert: Jazz Ensemble with Charles Pillow
The SUNY Oswego Jazz Ensemble will perform Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” with international jazz artist Charles Pillow, who will de-orchestrate the piece, performing on various instruments. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Wednesday, May 7
Concert: Oswego Jazz Project with Charles Pillow
The Oswego Jazz Project with multi-instrumentalist Charles Pillow. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Thursday, May 8
Concert: Wind Ensemble with Charles Pillow
The SUNY Oswego Wind Ensemble will perform the world premiere of an original composition by Canadian-New Zealander David Lisik featuring multi-instrumentalist Charles Pillow. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Friday, May 9
Reception for “On My Own Time” art exhibit
Exhibition of works by SUNY Oswego faculty and staff. Free; parking for those without a campus parting sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-3010. 5 to 7 p.m., Lake Effect Cafe, Penfield Library. The exhibit will be on view to May 30 in Penfield Library.

Saturday, May 10
Rice Creek Ramble
This “Birds, Bugs and Blooms” ramble will give walkers a chance to observe new appearances in the forests, fields and wetlands as seasons change. Participants should call 312-6677 the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Program size is limited, unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Sunday, May 11
Rice Creek Reflections: “Wild Edible Plants”
Dr. Lytton Musselman, the Mary Payne Hogan Professor of Botany at Old Dominion University in Virginia, will give a presentation and workshop and prepare some of his recipes of wild edibles. Free. 312-6677. 3 p.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

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.

Friday, May 16
Torchlight Ceremony
On the eve of the May commencement, alumni celebrate the passing of the torch of learning from faculty and staff to the newest class of graduates. Constance Schwartz, a 1990 graduate, will serve as mistress of ceremonies. Faculty and staff will lead students and alumni representing past class years in a procession to mark the seniors’ last night as undergraduates. Free. 312-2106. 9 p.m., north lawn, Campus Center.

Saturday, May 17
153rd Commencement
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ceremony at 9 a.m., School of Communication, Media Arts and School of Business ceremony at 1 p.m., and School of Education ceremony at 4 p.m. Admission by ticket, five allotted to each graduate. 312-2106. Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center, and shown live and free on Time Warner Cable channel 96 in Oswego and at http://www.oswego.edu/academics/commencement/webcast.html.

Nature program: “Rain Gardens”
Part of SUNY Oswego Rice Creek Field Station’s Sharing Science program. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 312-6677. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Sunday, May 18
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, May 20
Heartsaver AED CPR class
$17 includes the cost of materials and certification card. To register call 312-4100 or email [email protected] Books will be given for review prior to class. Payment is required one week before class. Parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking 9 a.m. to noon, Lobby, Walker Health Center.

Sunday, May 25
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, May 27
First summer session begins
312-2270.

Saturday, May 31
Rice Creek Story Hour: “The Salamander Room”
Participants will learn about nature through the book “The Salamander Room,” which captures young imaginations while demonstrating what living things need to survive. Story Hour is designed for elementary-aged children, though all are welcome. An adult must accompany children. Program size is limited, unable to accommodate groups. Free. 312-6677. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

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