Purdue Events Calendar
EDITORS: This calendar lists events on Purdue's West Lafayette campus or involving people or programs off campus during the next four weeks. Events are free, except where noted, and are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings are designated by two asterisks (**).
Events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar at http://calendar.purdue.edu
-- Aug. 11. 9 a.m. to noon. Chatham Square community center in Lafayette. Chatham Square is at Greenbush Street and Shenandoah Drive. Purdue University College of Technology's free workshop on making homes more energy efficient. Workshop participants will learn about simple improvements they can make to their homes to save energy. After the workshop, tours will be offered at two energy-efficient homes in Chatham Square. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Eric Holt at email@example.com or 765-494-2466. For more, visit http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/events/2012/120801HoltEnergyHouse.html
-- Aug. 15. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Centennial Mall (between Wetherill Laboratory and Stanley Coulter Hall). Farmers market, featuring fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts and other items from area growers and merchants. For more information, visit http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/general/2012/120427_FarmersMarket.html
** -- Aug. 21. 12:30-5 p.m. CDT. Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, 9800 Connecticut Drive, Crown Point, Ind., 46307. Purdue Technology Road Show. Purdue University-discovered technologies and processes that are ready to be licensed or commercialized will be featured. Co-presented by the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization and Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana. The event is free and open to the public; RSVP through Aug. 15 to Sally Ross, 765-588-3490 or firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, visit http://otc-prf.org/node/1405
** -- Sept. 1-2. 8 p.m. Sept. 1, 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Elliott Hall of Music. "American Idiot," a 2010 Tony Award-nominated best musical features the music of Green Day. Presented by Purdue Convocations, the winner of two Tonys is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world. Tickets are $22-$52 for adults and $22-$39 for children 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Elliott Hall and Stewart Center box offices at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster outlets. Discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more can be ordered at 765-496-1977.
-- Sept. 27. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Brantley Gilbert's "Hell on Wheels Tour," with special guests Uncle Kracker, Greg Bates and Brian Davis. Performance presented by Purdue Convocations and the Purdue Student Concert Committee. General public tickets are $33, and tickets for students are $28. Prices include a facilities fee. (Limit of 6 tickets/person.) Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office or 765-494-3933. Tickets also are available through http://www.ticketmaster.com. Group tickets are available to groups of 10 or more. Call 765-496-1977 and ask for group sales manager. For more, visit http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/events/2012/120710ConvosBrantley.html
-- Through Aug. 24. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library in Stewart Center. Exhibition: "Herbert C. Brown: A Nobel Laureate's Life and Legacy." Library is open 1-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, visit http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/general/2012/120529WilkinsonExhibit.html
-- Sept. 5. 12:30 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313. Jewish Studies Program Lecture and Discussion Series. "What is the Future for Jewish Studies Publishing?" Charles Watkinson, director of Purdue University Press.
** -- Aug. 14. 12:30 p.m. EDT. Purdue Research Park of Indianapolis, Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana, Purdue Research Park of Southeast Indiana and Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette. David Christiansen, founder of TroopTrack.com, will speak about how tech-savvy entrepreneurs can understand micro-enterprises and meet their IT needs. Sponsored by the Purdue Research Park Software Development Cluster. The event is free, and attendees should bring their own lunch. RSVP by Aug. 13 to Juliana Spiker, 765-588-3368, email@example.com
Compiled by Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, firstname.lastname@example.org