End of term OSU events

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Emma Zomerman

It’s the end of week nine, with the end of winter term on the horizon. Although these next few weeks might be full of studying and late nights, it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Oregon State University is still putting on events through the end of the term. Below are just a few of the events that will be occurring from now through finals week.

March 8, 9 and 10: “The Little Prince”

     Head to this artistic event before finals week by watching the story of “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery and adapted for the stage by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar come to life. Shows run Mar. 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Mar. 9 and 10 at 2 p.m. in Withycombe Hall with tickets from $5 to $12.

To find out more, visit: https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/sac/theatre/university-theatre

March 9: 13th Annual Empty Bowls

     Join Human Services Resource Center, University Housing & Dining Services and the School of Language, Culture and Society from 5 to 7 p.m. in McNary Dining Hall for a night of food, art, music and a silent auction. Tickets, ranging $5 to $20, are sold at Champinefu Lodge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday until the event. Tickets will also be sold at the door and students can donate their Dining Dollars to the Full Plate Fund to receive their tickets. All of the proceeds from this event will be given to help our campus food pantry and Fresh & Local, First!

To find out more, visit: https://events.oregonstate.edu/event/13th_annual_empty_bowls

March 10: OSU Cycling Club Criterium

     From 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting at McNary Hall, the OSU Cycling Club, as part of Northwest Collegiate Cycling Conference, will be hosting their annual Randall Fox Beaver Omnium. Join the club as they participate in three races including a road race and team time trial at the Muddy Creek Charter School and a criterium on the OSU campus.

To find out more, visit: https://events.oregonstate.edu/event/osu_cycling_club_criterium

March 11 and 18: BEavers HERE NOW Drop in Meditation

     With dead week arising, some meditation could be just what you need to de-stress. Join Counseling & Psychological Services for a 15 minute guided meditation at 1 p.m. in the Craft Center, located in the basement of the Student Experience Center.

To find out more, visit: https://events.oregonstate.edu/event/beavers_here_now_drop_in_meditation_4438

March 11: Heartsaver First Aid

     Learn first aid skills to help treat a variety of injuries and how to manage sudden illnesses, stroke, seizure and poisonings at Dixon Recreation Center from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Although this course does not include rescue breathing or cardiac emergency skills, you will learn about how to be better prepared for emergency situations. The class costs $70 for Students and Members, $75 for OSU Community and $80 for General Public.   

To find out more, visit: https://events.oregonstate.edu/event/heartsaver_first_aid_4646

March 12: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin: Film Screening and Conversation with Director Arwen Curry

     At LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Hall, come for a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin.”After the screening, the film’s director and producer Arwen Curry along with Tony Vogt from the Anarres Project and Carly Lettero from Spring Creek Project will be open for public conversation. Seating is first come, first serve and doors open at 6:30 p.m.

To find out more, visit: https://events.oregonstate.edu/event/worlds_of_ursula_k_le_guin_film_screening_and_conversation_with_director_arwen_curry

March 13 and 14: Paws to De-Stress

     Puppies a way to take a break and help calm those finals frustrations. Visit the Memorial Union from 12 to 2 p.m. for some self-care and therapy dog time.

To find out more, visit: https://events.oregonstate.edu/event/paws_to_de-stress_5677

March 18 to 22: Cider and Perry Production – A Foundation

     Take five days from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. to learn about the wonderful world that is cider making. Developed by Peter Mitchell and taught by Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino, Assistant Professor of Enology at Oregon State, you will learn the fundamental skills of cider making in OSU’s fermentation labs. Once completing this course, you will receive a recognized industry qualification, The Foundation Certificate in Cider & Perry Production, from the Cider Institute of North America.

To find out more, visit: https://pace.oregonstate.edu/catalog/cider-and-perry-production-foundation

Though the term may be coming to an end, there are still so many events happening! Take a break from studying these next few weeks and go check out one of these events. For more information about these events and to find more, visit https://events.oregonstate.edu/