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Central Michigan University Events: Oct 16-22

Upcoming events at Central Michigan University

Contact: CMU News


Central Michigan University hosts more than 500 events each year, many of which are free and open to the public. Highlighted events from Thursday, Oct. 16, to Wednesday, Oct. 22, include:

“Blackfish” documentary showing — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s Program Board and Collegiate Advocates for the Rights of Marine Animals will show the documentary “Blackfish” at 7 p.m. Thursday in Park Library Auditorium.

“Ghosts, Ghouls, Goblins and God?” panel discussion — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a panel discussion by religion faculty members about Halloween at 7 p.m. Thursday in Anspach Hall 162. Contact Kelly Murphy at 989-774-3526.

Central Michigan University vs. Bowling Green volleyball game — Thursday

The Central Michigan University Chippewas will host the Bowling Green Falcons at 7 p.m. Thursday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

“Oakton High Homecoming Dance, 1999” theater performance — Thursday

The University Theatre company at Central Michigan University will present “Oakton High Homecoming Dance, 1999,” written by alumnus Randall Colburn, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Moore Hall’s Theatre-on-the-Side. Purchase tickets through CMU Ticket Central or call 989-774-3045.

SPOKE jazz ensemble performance — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s School of Music will feature a SPOKE jazz ensemble concert at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall. Purchase tickets through CMU Ticket Central or call 989-774-3045.

“King of the Hill” robot battles — Friday

The College of Science and Technology’s Introduction to Engineering students will host a Mindstorms robot battle event from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Engineering and Technology Building first floor lobby. 60 students will build 18 robots that will climb a makeshift hill and fight for the top. All are welcome to attend. Contact Brian DeJong at 989-774-1319.

“Fire Up! Friday” athletics luncheon — Friday

Central Michigan University Athletics will host a luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Friday at Hunter's Ale House. Everyone is welcome to attend and meet CMU football coach Dan Enos, coaching staff and student-athletes. Lunch costs $8 and no RSVP is required. Contact Rob Wyman at 989-774-3277.

“Revitalization of Indigenous Star Knowledge” presentation — Friday

Central Michigan University’s College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a special presentation with Dakota artist and astronomy professor Annette Lee about Native American star knowledge from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday in Anspach Hall 161. A dessert reception will follow the talk. Contact Rae Barrett at 989-774-3341.

Central Michigan University vs. Buffalo women’s soccer game — Friday

The Central Michigan University Chippewas will host the Buffalo Bulls at 4 p.m. Friday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

“Indian Radio Days Readers Theater” performance — Friday

Central Michigan University’s Native American Programs office will host a free performance of the play “Indian Radio Days Readers Theater” about how American Indians will define their identity in contemporary society at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Park Library Auditorium. Contact Cheryl Merryman at 989-774-2508.

Central Michigan University Marcy Weston Hall of Fame ceremony — Friday

Six former outstanding Chippewa athletes — wrestler Gordan Cashen, gymnast Selina (Nickason) Mirjavadi, baseball player Clark Huntey, football player Scott Rehberg, softball player Brenda Schrader and track and field coach Jim Knapp — will be inducted into the CMU Marcy Weston Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Friday in McGuirk Arena. This event is free and open to the public. Contact Rob Wyman at 989-774-3277.

Vocal/Choral concert — Friday

Central Michigan University’s School of Music will host a free concert by the CMU Choral Ensemble combined with six select high school choirs conducted by award-winning composer Francisco Núñez at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall. Contact John Jacobson at 989-774-3738.

Central Michigan University vs. Ball State football game — Saturday

The Central Michigan University Chippewas will host the Ball State Cardinals at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Central Michigan University vs. Miami volleyball game — Saturday

The Central Michigan University Chippewas will host the Miami RedHawks at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Central Michigan University vs. Akron women’s soccer game — Sunday

The Central Michigan University Chippewas will host the Akron Zips at 1 p.m. Sunday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Central Michigan University choral concert — Sunday

Central Michigan University’s School of Music will host a free concert by the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir and Women’s Chorus conducted by Nina Nash-Robertson and Alan Gumm at 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall. Contact John Jacobson at 989-774-3738.

“I’m Gonna Love You Through It” talk — Monday

Central Michigan University’s Program Board will host Damon Brown for a talk, “I’m Gonna Love You Through It,” about his personal experience as a caregiver and his journey through the highs and lows of cancer at 7 p.m. Monday in the Bovee University Center Rotunda. Contact Kelsey McConnell.

Open house for the Ph.D. in Educational Leadership program — Tuesday

Central Michigan University's College of Education and Human Services will host an informational open house about its Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in EHS Building 422. RSVP online or contact Frim Ampaw at 989-774-1745.

Speak Up, Speak Out “What Matters in This Election?” forum — Tuesday

Central Michigan University will host an open forum, “What Matters in This Election?” featuring panelists Gary Randall, Cherie Strachan, and members of the College Republicans and College Democrats at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Park Library Auditorium. Contact David Jesuit at 989-774-2795.

Central Michigan University Percussion Ensemble concert — Tuesday

Central Michigan University’s Percussion Ensemble will present its first performance of the season at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall. This concert is free. Contact John Jacobson at 989-774-3738.

“Legends of the Dark” haunted campus tours — Wednesday

Central Michigan University’s Residence Hall Assembly will host hour long “Legends of the Dark” haunted campus tours from 7:30 to 10:20 p.m. Wednesday. Tours depart every 10 minutes from the Down Under Food Court in the Bovee University Center. Tickets are $3 in advance at Trout Hall or $5 at the door. Contact Ann Krzyzaniak at 989-774-3104.

 


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