University of Idaho Events for March 17-23

Thursday, March 13


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of March 17-23. Events will take place in Moscow, Kimberly, Twin Falls, Boise, Chicago, Ill., Tempe, Ariz., and Scottsdale, Ariz. Events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, March 17
Dissertation Defense for Diego Viteri
9-11 a.m.
Kimberly Research and Extension Center
3793 North 3600 East in Kimberly
Diego Viteri, doctoral candidate in plant science, will defend his dissertation entitled, “Genetics and Breeding for Resistance to Common Bacteria Blight and White Mold in Common Bean, Phaseolus vulgaris L.” This event is free and open to the public.

VITA – Free Low Income Tax Preparation
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Menard Law Building, Room 105
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
VITA is a free tax preparation service for low-income individuals. This includes students, but is open to anybody throughout the community that could benefit from the service. VITA is a service created by the IRS and organized through the University of Idaho College of Law. To participate, bring necessary tax documents, such as W-2 and 1099 forms, as well as a valid social security card.

Tuesday, March 18

Chicago Alumni Event with Graue Scholars
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Fado Irish Pub
100 W. Grande Ave. in Chicago, Ill.
The University of Idaho will host an alumni social event with Dean Mario Reyes and the Graue Scholars.

Wednesday March 19

Healthy Lifestyle: Whole Grain Artisan Bread
Ada County Extension Office
5800 Glenwood St. in Boise
Noon – 2 p.m.
Come attend a class on whole grain artisan bread. The class costs $12 for materials. To register, visit www.extension.uidaho.edu or call (208) 287-5900(208) 287-5900.

VITA – Free Low Income Tax Preparation
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Menard Law Building, Room 105
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
VITA is a free tax preparation service for low-income individuals. This includes students, but is open to anybody throughout the community that could benefit from the service. VITA is a service created by the IRS and organized through the law school of accountancy at the University of Idaho. To participate, bring necessary tax documents, such as a W-2 and 1099 forms, as well as a valid social security card.

Thursday, March 20
Thirsty Thursday in Idaho Falls
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Rock Creek Restaurant
200 Addison Ave. in Twin Falls
Meet and mingle with other University of Idaho alumni and friends during Thirsty Thursday.

LUNAFEST Film Festival
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
LUNAFEST is a national touring film festival that showcases original short films by, for, and about women. LUNAFEST is a special evening where movie fans can gather to view a selection of diverse, unique, and limited distribution films by independent women filmmakers and screenwriters. The films range from documentaries, to animated short and dance narratives. Documentaries cover topics such as health, women’s athletic prowess, women and outdoor recreation activities, women’s art, relationships and personal identity. Tickets are available for purchase at the Women’s Center and BookPeople of Moscow. Tickets cost $8 for the public and $3 for students.

Friday, March 21

Spring Training Baseball with the Vandals in Tempe, Ariz.
Tempe Diablo Stadium
2200 W. Alameda Dr. in Tempe, Ariz.
Bill Stoneman, ’66, former General Manager of the Angels who now serves as senior adviser to the Angels GM, will be the special guest. Tickets cost $55 for University of Idaho alumni and include an “all-you-can-eat” lunch and non-alcoholic beverages. A no-host bar will be available. Guests will watch the game from the Upper Pavilion. Order tickets online at www.uirsvp.com.

Saturday, March 22
VITA – Free Low Income Tax Preparation
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Menard Law Building, Room 105
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
VITA is a free tax preparation service for low-income individuals. This includes students, but is open to anybody throughout the community that could benefit from the service. VITA is a service created by the IRS and organized through the University of Idaho College of Law. To participate, bring necessary tax documents, such as W-2 and 1099 forms, as well as a valid social security card.

Spring Training Baseball with the Vandals in Mesa, Ariz.
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cubs Park
2330 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Mesa, Ariz.
Tickets cost $50 for University of Idaho alumni and include grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, tortilla chips and homemade salsa, pasta salad, brownies, lemonade and iced tea. No-host beverages also will be available on site. Order tickets online at www.uirsvp.com.

Sunday, March 23
Arizona Chapter Golf Tournament
1-7:30 p.m.
The Phoenician Golf Course
6000 E. Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Tickets cost $85 for University of Idaho alumni and must be paid in advance by March 17. All participants will receive Vandal items and prizes for the following: lowest team score, highest team score “booby prize,” longest drive men, longest drive women, longest putt, and closest to the pin. Order tickets online at www.uirsvp.com.

For more university events, visit www.uidaho.edu/calendar.




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The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.