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Second Annual Riverfront Encounter Festival

feet to the fireFor a lovely spring study break:

Spend an afternoon at the second annual “Feet to the Fire—Riverfront Encounter,” featuring world music bands, performance and visual art installations, a kids’ activity zone, and environmental education exhibits, as well as a craft fair and farmer’s market–all designed to bring you closer to the rich culture, history, and science of the Connecticut River. Koi flags, created by community members in workshops with Japanese artist Taichiro Takamatsu, will debut at this festival before traveling to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 12-5PM
Place: Harbor Park, Middletown (on the banks of the river!)
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Light of the East—The Beauty of Movement in Silence

PSA from the College of East Asian Studies:

Prominent Korean digital artists Youngho Kim and Jisong Lee examine
the “beauty of movement in silence” through photography and video in
their first exhibition outside Korea. Both artists build on their long
careers in fashion and commercial work to create works that examine
the core principals hiding behind what we see, and provide an opening
to re-explore, in a contemporary light, the topic of whether the world
that we are living in is a dream.

Date: Wednesday, February 3rd – Sunday, May 22nd
Time: 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Place: College of East Asian Studies Gallery

Volunteer with Food Rescue!

From Emily Murphy ’18:

Hate food waste? Looking to be involved in the Middletown community?

Food Rescue needs your help! Sign up for a once-a-week, 20 minute night time shift to drive food from the Wesleyan dining halls to a local homeless shelter.

*Volunteers with and without cars needed!!*

Please email wesfoodrescue[at]gmail[dot]com for any questions and further instructions before shifts start!

Sign-up Spreadsheet!

Date: From Sunday, February 7 to Sunday, May 8
Time: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM