Category Archives: Events

MOVING PLANET, Global Day of Action!

Oliver James ’14 writes in to help you help yourself and change the world this SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH:

THIS IS A BIG DEAL. 350.org, Wesleyan University, the Environmental Organizers’ Network and the whole f***ing world for that matter is taking to the streets this Saturday for Moving Planet a global day of action to celebrate the move beyond fossil fuels and the move towards climate change solutions.  Last time this happened, a lot of people showed up.  So, join the party.

The Deets:

1. Festival on Main St. in Middletown, Church of the Holy Trinity 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
2. Party Bus Leaves Wes for New Haven State-wide convergence @ 3:00 p.m.!
3. BIG Party in New Haven with a lot of people who care about the world, 4 p.m. – MIDNIGHT.
Contact weseon@gmail.com if you’re interested in participating THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH.

Wesleyan Students for Disability Rights Meetings!

Submitted by Allegra Stout ’12:

Come to our weekly meetings! We are a group dedicated to increasing understanding of disability as a social justice issue and improving life for students with disabilities at Wes. We focus on all types of disabilities (learning, psychiatric, mobility, chronic illness, sensory, and more). All are welcome, whether you have a disability or not!

Check out our website or email astout[at]wesleyan[dot]edu for more information or to get on our listserv!

  • Date: Friday, September 23
  • Time: Noon – 1:00 PM
  • Place: Usdan 136
  • Cost: Free!
  • Website: Here

AcroYoga: Fridays on Foss

Submitted by Rachel Fifer ’12:

What is this AcroYoga craze that has swept the campus? Come find out. We’ll be doin’ crazy awesome partner yoga and acrobatics every Friday on Foss from about 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM as long as it’s gorgeous out. Come play!

  • Date: Friday, September 23 – Friday, May 25 (every nice Friday!)
  • Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Place: Foss Hill
  • Cost: Free!

AnDa Union Show Friday!

Tomorrow night (Friday, September 23), AnDa Union, a ten-piece folk band from Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China will be performing their New England premiere at Wesleyan.

The concert will be in Crowell Concert Hall on Friday, September 23 at 8:00 PM with a pre-concert talk at 7:15 PM by Andrew Colwell, a musician, throat-singer, and PhD student in ethnomusicology. As if this weren’t awesome enough already, AnDa Union themselves will be presenting a lecture/demonstration on Mongolian throat singing and their traditional music and instruments on Saturday, September 24 at 11:30 AM in the World Music Hall.

Party Like It’s 1925 @ ADP

Happy birthday, F. Scott Fitzgerald (almost)! Party like it’s ’24 on the 25th. Wait, no. Flip that around. ’25, 24th, Saturday night, Alpha Delt:

This Saturday, party like it’s 1925!

Why? Because it’s F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthday and to celebrate there is a GREAT GATSBY-THEMED SWING NIGHT!

  • 2 to 4 pm: Full Swing Lesson! (in Fayerweather Dance Studio for extra sweet skillz)
  • 8:30 to 9:15 pm: Intro Swing Dance Lesson (AD)
  • 9:15 to 11:00 pm: Swing Dancing! (AD)

But what do I wear? For the evening, don your 1920s suits and flapper dresses! No experience necessary! No partner needed! Fo free! It’ll be Great. Like The Gatsby.

Date: Saturday, September 24
Time: 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Place: Alpha Delt

Potluck, Games, and Ice Cream Night @ Lighthouse

From Natalie Sacks ’14, an event that’s exactly what its title says it is. Well-Being House and Substance-Free Hall are cohosting:

Loving the new trend of board game parties at program houses?  Want to meet some really cool people and eat delicious food?  Lighthouse, Well-Being House, and Substance-Free Hall are hosting a potluck, board game night, and ice cream social all in one this Friday night at 6pm.  Bring food, bring games if you have them, and bring your awesome self.  The event will last as long as you want to stay.

Date: Tomorrow, Friday, September 23
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Lighthouse, 230 Wash
Cost: ——