Wesfest: Friday

Friday, 4/20

10:00 AM – 03:00 PM
Freeman Asian Scholars Association (FASA) Fundraising Sales
To fundraise for the FASA scholarship and to promote the purpose of the scholarship, which is to help bring in one more international student to Wesleyan and add to the diversity of the campus. We will be selling handicrafts and souvenirs from Asian countries.
Location: Outside Davenport Campus Center

11:00 AM, 1PM, 4PM
Suzanne Lemberg Usdan University Center Tours
Get a sneak peek at the new university center! Alan Rubacha, University Center project manager, will take you on an exclusive tour of the new center, set to open Fall 2007. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Sign up is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Office of Admission.
Location: Suzanne Lemberg Usdan University Center

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
You can stop by at any time and write a letter or sign a petition on behalf of various victims of human rights abuses. Previous write-a-thons have focused on issues ranging from the chemical spill in Bhopal to the death penalty in Connecticut. Campaigns, especially those on behalf of specific individuals have been very successful in the past. Rain location is in the Campus Center mailroom.
Location: Outside the Campus Center

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
All Campus Barbecue
Members of the campus community and admitted students and their families are invited to this fun and informative luncheon. Note: Rain location for barbecue is McConoughy Dining Hall (Mocon). Admission: Special meal ticket, student points, or cash.
Location: Center for the Arts (CFA) Courtyard

12:15 PM
Muslim weekly prayer service
Location: Muslim Prayer Room, Chaplain’s Office, 169 High Street, Room 221

1:30PM – 3PM
Celebration of Science Theses
Senior honors students and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry students from Division III (Natural Sciences and Mathmatics) will present their thesis research to peers and the community in a poster session in the Exley Science Center Lobby. Come join us in celebrating their achievements.
Location: Exley Science Center – ESC Lobby

2 PM – 4 PM
Basketball Tournament
Come and play in our Student of Color (SOC) Basketball Tournament! Participants have a chance of winning prizes such as Wesleyan t-shirts or water bottles. Bring appropriate sneakers and gear to play in.
Location: Freeman Athletic Center Basketball Courts

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dance Workshop
The hottest dance groups on campus will host dance workshops at the Freeman Athletic Center. Performers from groups such as Caliente and Kalalu will break down their moves. Bring comfortable clothing.
Location: Freeman Athletic Center Multipurpose Rooms

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Get High on Fun!
Hang out and relax with residents of Wesleyan’s substance-free Well-Being House, drink smoothies, dance to live music, and play board games.
Location: Well-Being House, 250 Court Street

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Chemistry Colloquium
Dr. E. James Petersson of Yale University will give a talk entitled: “The Design and Synthesis of Beta-Amino Acid Proteins”. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Chemistry Lounge, Rm. 6.
Location: Hall-Atwater – Hall-Atwater 84

Bell & Scroll
Come check out Wesleyan’s quasi-secret society, Bell & Scroll, and see Wesleyan’s carillon in action! Come listen to this powerful instrument and try your hand in playing the 23 bells atop South College. Best time to start is frosh year and we’d love to have you become the next member of Bell & Scroll!
Location: South College Belfry

5:00 PM
The Beatless Perform the White Album
Come see Wesleyan’s finest undergraduate musicians play the Beatles White Album atop Foss Hill. A 20-piece band including a rock band, a string section, a horn section and 5 lovely backup singers will perform.
Location: Foss Hill

6:15 PM
Shabbat Services
Join us for a musical shabbat with some rockin tunes.
Location: Bayit

7:30 PM
Wesleyan Christian Fellowship Meeting
WesFest Coffeehouse
Location: Woodhead Lounge

7:45 PM
Shabbat Dinner
Come hang out with the Jewish Community over some yummy food.
Location: Bayit

8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
In the Limelight: Sax in the City with David Davis
Green Street’s guest artist series stays true to our mission by offering a wide array of music and performance in a relaxed, social setting. Enjoy the sweet saxaphone sounds of David Davis.
Location: Green Street Arts Center
Admission: $8 ($5 members)

8:00 PM
Gag Reflex
Epic long-form improv comedy.
Location: West College – Wescto Cafe

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Musicians, dancers, actors and various performers come together to showcase their talents and help raise awareness regarding Asian/Asian American issues. The show is not merely a display, but also an acknowledgement of the many talents the Wesleyan Asian/Asian American community possesses.
Location: Crowell Concert Hall
Admission: General Public $8; Wes Students $4; Faculty/Staff $6

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Star Gazing
The Astronomy Department invites you to stop by and view the stars with them. During this public observing you will be able to use the 16″ telescope at the Observatory to view objects such as Saturn, Orion Nebula, the Moon and the Pleiades. Weather permitting.
Location: Van Vleck Observatory

8:00 PM
Suburban mom Winslet, dissatisfied with her demanding daughter and chronically masturbating husband, strikes up a romance with another gal’s hubby. Meanwhile, on the other side of town, a child molester becomes the town pariah. 2006. USA. Director: Todd Field. With Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson. 130 minutes.
Location: Center for Film Studies, Goldsmith Family Cinema
Admission: $4

11:00 PM – 02:00 AM
Mabuhay After Party
Location: Malcolm X House

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  1. Anonymous

    4/20 Eat-A-ThonTOMORROW=)Friday, April 20th 12 p.m – 9 p.mOrder anything off Enzo’s Menu! (Have it delivered or dine at the Restaurant) Just Call (860) 347- 0211…and mention WWB (Wesleyan Without Borders)25% proceeds goes towards Wesleyan Without Border’s Health Care Initiative in Peru(Enzo’s address: 200 Main Street rear(across street from Destinta)Middletown CT, 06475)

  2. Anonymous

    4/20 Eat-A-Thon
    Friday, April 20th 12 p.m – 9 p.m
    Order anything off Enzo’s Menu! (Have it delivered or dine at the Restaurant)
    Just Call (860) 347- 0211…and mention WWB (Wesleyan Without Borders)
    25% proceeds goes towards Wesleyan Without Border’s Health Care Initiative in Peru
    (Enzo’s address: 200 Main Street rear(across street from Destinta)
    Middletown CT, 06475)

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