University of Idaho Events for Feb. 2-8

Friday, January 23 2009


Jan. 23, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho- The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Feb. 2-8. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, Feb. 4 “Success with Parent Education" Webinar 11 a.m. J.A. Albertson Building, Room 311 The Academic Advising Association will sponsor a National Academic Advising Association Webinar entitled “Success with Parent Education: Dialoguing with New Students and Their Parents at the Collegiate Level.” Lunch will be provided. Space is limited to 25; advance registration is required. E-mail Karen Gillespie at kgillesp@uidaho.edu. Thursday, Feb. 5 UIRA Valentine's Luncheon 11:30 a.m. University Best Western Inn 1516 W. Pullman Rd. in Moscow Join the University of Idaho Retirement Association for a social at 11:30 a.m.; the luncheon to begin at noon. The cost of admission is $14 at the door and reservations are required. For more information, call Amber Crowley at the Alumni Office at (208) 885-6160 before Friday, Jan. 30, or e-mail your reservation with names of those attending to uira@uidaho.edu. Friday, Feb. 6 The Vagina Monologues 7 p.m. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre 508 S. Main St. in Moscow The University of Idaho Women's Center will host a benefit production of Eve Ensler's celebrated play, "The Vagina Monologues." Tickets cost $7 for students and seniors, or $9 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the University of Idaho Women's Center located in the university's Memorial Gym, room 109; Eclectica at 221 E. 3rd St. in Moscow; or Book People of Moscow at 521 S. Main St. The production also will take place Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 8, at 2 p.m. For more information please contact the Women's Center at (208) 885-6616 or wcenter@uidaho.edu. “Around the World in 80 Minutes” Piano Bash 7:30 p.m. Lionel Hampton School of Music, Recital Hall 1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow The Piano Bash, titled “Around the World in 80 Minutes,” welcomes 30 pianists as well as dancers and performers for a musical extravaganza that will take audience members around the world in just over an hour. The bash will have a second concert at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7. Tickets are $3 for students and seniors, $5 for adults, and $12 for families. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the School of Music office, or at the door. For more information, call (208) 885-6231. Saturday, Feb. 7 “Around the World in 80 Minutes” Piano Bash 4:30 p.m. Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall 1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow The Piano Bash, titled “Around the World in 80 Minutes,” welcomes 30 pianists as well as dancers and performers for a musical extravaganza that will take audience members around the world in just over an hour. Tickets are $3 for students and seniors, $5 for adults, and $12 for families. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the School of Music office, or at the door. For more information, call (208) 885-6231. The Vagina Monologues 7 p.m. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre The University of Idaho Women's Center will host a benefit production of Eve Ensler's celebrated play, "The Vagina Monologues." Tickets cost $7 for students and seniors, or $9 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the University of Idaho Women's Center located in the university's Memorial Gym, room 109; Eclectica at 221 E. 3rd St. in Moscow; or Book People of Moscow at 521 S. Main St. The production also will take place Sunday, Feb. 8, at 2 p.m. For more information please contact the Women's Center at (208) 885-6616 or wcenter@uidaho.edu. Sunday, Feb. 8 The Vagina Monologues 2 p.m. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre The University of Idaho Women's Center will host a benefit production of Eve Ensler's celebrated play, "The Vagina Monologues." Tickets cost $7 for students and seniors, or $9 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the University of Idaho Women's Center located in the university's Memorial Gym, room 109; Eclectica at 221 E. 3rd St. in Moscow; or Book People of Moscow at 521 S. Main St. For more information please contact the Women's Center at (208) 885-6616 or wcenter@uidaho.edu.
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