University of Idaho Events for Oct. 8-14

Friday, October 5 2012


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Oct. 8-14. Events will take place in Moscow and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, Oct. 8
Come Out in the Commons
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Idaho Commons, Food Court
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Come and show your support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender University of Idaho students and learn more about becoming an ally with the LGBQT community on campus. The LGBTQA Office will be tabling in the lower level of the Idaho Commons in order to answer questions or give advice for those who have yet to come out. This event is held in accordance with LGBQT History Month, which celebrates and teaches the history of the gay and lesbian movement and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/studentaffairs/lgbtqa.  

Tuesday, Oct. 9
Come Out in the Commons
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Idaho Commons, Food Court
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Come and show your support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender University of Idaho students and learn more about becoming an ally with the LGBQT community on campus. The LGBTQA Office will be tabling in the lower level of the Idaho Commons in order to answer questions or give advice for those who have yet to come out. This event is held in accordance with LGBQT History Month, which celebrates and teaches the history of the gay and lesbian movement and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/studentaffairs/lgbtqa.  

Native Plants, Urban Landscapes and a Land Ethic
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Teaching and Learning Center, Room 31
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Steven Paulsen, a restoration ecologist and owner and CEO of Conservation Seeding and Restoration, Inc., will present his award-winning work in commercializing native plants for mainstream use will be showcased in this lecture.

Tournées French Film Festival 2012
7-9 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
The third annual Tournées French Film Festival is an event put on by the University of Idaho and Washington State University’s language departments that joins the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre to showcase five recent French films for five Tuesday evenings starting Sept. 18. The fourth film in the series will be Moi Petite Fille de 13 Ans or As a Young Girl of 13, a documentary based on the life of Simone Langrange a Holocaust survivor. The film recounts her story of being deported to Auschwitz concentration camp and being a key witness in the trial against Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie. Tickets cost $4 at the door but admission is free to all University of Idaho and Washington State University students with their student ID card. For more information, visit www.kenworthy.org.

Concert Band
7:30-9 p.m.
Administration Building Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Come listen to the concert band perform. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens, and are only available at the door. 

Wednesday, Oct. 10
Come Out in the Commons

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Idaho Commons Lower Level
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Come and show your support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender University of Idaho students and learn more about becoming an ally with the LGBQT community on campus. The LGBTQA Office will be tabling in the lower level of the Idaho Commons in order to answer questions or give advice for those who have yet to come out. This event is held in accordance with LGBQT History Month, which celebrates and teaches the history of the gay and lesbian movement and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/studentaffairs/lgbtqa.  

Thursday, Oct. 11
Coming Out Carnival
11-1 p.m.
Idaho Commons Plaza
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
In recognition of National Coming Out Day, the LGBTQA Office will host the Coming Out Carnival, an event that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender members of the community and the equality for all. The celebration will feature live music, speakers, booths, and discussion of current issues that the LGBT community faces. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/studentaffairs/lgbtqa.

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