Category Archives: Events

North End Pride Day: Help Start a Community Garden!

Adin Vaesworn ’15 wants you to come garden:

Come to 33 Ferry St. to help turn an empty lot into a community garden! We will be doing significant cleaning up, digging, weeding, and maybe even some mulching and planting if time allows. Be sure to wear close-toed shoes, and bring water and a friend! There will also be other cleanup events going on and some garden construction going on at Macdonough School at 2:00 PM, so we can go to those together as well. COME MAKE MIDDLETOWN CLEANER AND GREENER!

  • Date:  Saturday, April 21
  • Time:  9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Place:  33 Ferry St.
  • Cost:  Free

REAL FOOD REAL WES COMMITMENT CELEBRATION

From Becca “champ” Wilton ’15:

WesFRESH (Wesleyan Students for Real Ethical Sustainable Habits) invites you to celebrate the signing of the Real Food Challenge Campus Commitment!

The Real Food Challenge Campus Commitment is a contract that will be signed by President Michael Roth and Dining Director Michael Strumpf to increase real food at Wesleyan to 20% by 2020. Real food is food that is local and community-based, ecologically sound, fair to humans and ethical for animals.

In honor of this historic event in Wesleyan’s history and to celebrate Earth Week, there will be speakers, the signing of the commitment, and a picnic-style meal with food grown at local farm Urban Oaks and other sustainable farms.

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A Senior Recital for the Masses

Music is for kids but also animals because who else is so happy? Thanks and hi! Come see Howe Pearson ’12 and his animal friends perform on their guitar sets and drum rolls, please!  Bring your instruments!?

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time:
9-10 p.m.
Place:
Crowell Concert Hall
Cost:
Any and all instruments you have

With My Own Two Wheels

From Katie McLaughlin ’15:

Come see a bike powered documentary Friday Night in the Butt Hole! As part of the Earth Week Film Series, With My Own Two Wheels will be shown in in the Butt Hole – and it’s bike powered! This documentary follows five people from all around the world who are part of 5 different bicycle based nonprofits. Followed by a discussion led by the film’s director of photography Ian Wexler! Hope to see you there!

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time:
7:30-9 p.m.
Place:
Butterfields courtyard
Cost: FREE + bike power

Bake[d] Sale

From Maggie Feldman-Piltch ’14:

C is for Cookie! And Cheerleaders…

The Wesleyan Cheerleading Squad will be holding a Bake[d] sale this Friday (4/20). Proceeds will go toward mats, insurance, and competition fees for the squad. Additionally, a generous anonymous donor has offered to match at least 50% of our proceeds in the form of a donation to The Heifer Fund!

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time: noon-4:30 p.m.
Place: Grass between Andrus Field and Foss Hill
Cost: Varies


Identifying an IMPACT DRIVEN PATH with Lara Galinsky ’96

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship invites you to:

A conversation, workshop and networking reception with Lara Galinsky ’96 Senior VP of Echoing Green and Author of Work on Purpose. Echoing Green is a leader in the field of Social Enterprise, and since 1987, they have provided $31 million in funding and support to social entrepreneurs.

Space is limited; register now! The first 50 attendees receive a FREE copy of Galinsky’s book!

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time:
6-8 p.m.
Place:
Daniel Family Commons
Cost:
FREE