Free Events This Week

Free Events This Week: April 25-April 30

Monday April 25

  • Dinner on Us: Workshops for Families with Young Children: “Introduction to Ayurveda Medicine: A Traditional Approach to Family Wellness”; 5:30-7:30, Student Union
  • Reception for “Springfield Intersected: Student Photography”; 5pm-6:30pm, University Museum of Contemporary Art
  • China, Tibet, and the Human Rights Debate: Why the Dalai Lama and China Can’t Find Common Ground”: A Lecture by Matteo Pistono, 7pm, Smith College, Neilson Library Browsing Room
  • “Climate Refugees”: A Film Screening + Skype Session with the filmmaker, 7:30pm, Paino Lecture Hall, Amherst College

Tuesday April 26

  • “The Connecticut River: A Confluence of People, Place, and Environment”: A Lecture by Nathaniel Tripp, 4:30-5:30, Cape Cod Lounge
  • GWN Yoga Group, 5:30-7pm, CC 904-908
  • An Artist Talk With Spencer Finch, 7pm, Jones Library
  • Five College Early Music Collegium, 8pm, Bezanson Recital Hall

Wednesday April 27

  • Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Manisha Sinha “Did the Abolitionists Cause the Civil War?”, 4pm, Massachusetts Room, Mullins Center
  • GWN Writing Group, 4pm-8pm, CC 905-909
  • The Ally Effect: Ending Homophobia and Transphobia On and Off the Athletic Field, 7:30pm, Room 2, Merrill Science Center, Amherst College
  • “Revolución” A Film Presented by the 18th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, 7:30pm, Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College

Thursday April 28

  • The Causes & Consequences of Food Insecurity among Refugees Resettled in the USA: a talk by Craig Hadley, 4pm, CC 165-169, Sponsored by UMass’ Center for Research on Families
  • Zube Lecture: “Greenways: An American Model Takes Root in Belarus,” 4pm-5pm, Hills North 105
  • GWN Writing Group, 4pm-8pm, CC 904-908
  • GEO Final Membership Meeting/Officer Elections, 5pm, CC 917
  • Job Searching While Keeping Your Cool, 5pm, Goodell 508
  • Coexistence: Case Study in Gilboa-Jenin, 7:30-9:30, CC 101

Friday April 29

  • Founders Day: Campus Cookout, 11am-2pm, Goodell Lawn
  • Preserving a Gem, Promoting Economic Development–The Case of H.H. Richardson’s Abandoned Train Station in Holyoke”: A Walking Tour and Panel Discussion, 12pm-1:30pm, H.H. Richardson Train Station, Intersection of Lyman and Bowers Streets, Holyoke
  • “Rumors, Truths, and Reality: A Study of Political Misinformation”: A Lecture by Adam J. Berinsky, 3:30pm-5pm, Thompson 620

Saturday April 30

  • South Asian Feminist Cinema Conference, 9:30am-4pm, Paino Lecture Hall, Amherst College
  • GSS Soccer Tournament and Family BBQ, 11am-3pm, Mill River Park, Route 63 Amherst


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