Events this Week
July 27, 2015
Here is a list of events happening July 27-August 2, 2015, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Monday, July 27
-- Purdue job fair focused on dining and catering positions. Organizer: Human Resources. 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. McCutcheon Residence Hall. Parking: along McCutcheon Drive or in the parking lot next to McCutcheon Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/purdue-to-host-dining,-catering-job-fair-on-july-27.html
-- Police accreditation public information and comment session. This is part of a campus visit by representatives of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA). 4 p.m. Parking Services office at Purdue West Shopping Plaza, 1404 W. State St. Guidelines for commenting plus other methods for commenting list at this URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/accreditation-organization-to-visit-pupd,-public-input-sought.html
-- Wood Street Parking Garage cleaning continues. 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. nightly through Aug. 5. No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; days are approximate. URL for overall garage cleaning schedule: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/parking-garage-cleaning-to-begin-may-11.html
Wednesday, July 29
-- Indy International Wine Competition. Day 1 of 3. Organizer: Purdue Wine Grape Team. Public viewing (not tasting) 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday and Thursday; grand finale 11 a.m.-noon Friday. PMU, Ballrooms. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/indy-international-wine-competition-july-29-31-at-purdue.html
-- Summer Concert Series. Go for dinner or music or both. Organizer: Purdue Memorial Union and Purdue Student Union Board. 5-6:30 p.m.: Food service; picnic style, a la carte or combo. 6-7:30 p.m.: Free music. Front lawn, PMU (rain location is Union Commons, ground floor of PMU). Music: The Bonesetters, from Indianapolis, rock 'n' roll. This is the final concert of the series for 2015; details of schedule and menu. Performer URL: http://thebonesetters.com
Thursday, July 30
-- "Pillars of Excellence in the Life Sciences" faculty presentations. This follows on faculty town hall and request for concept papers; 10 teams were selected for presentations. Organizers: Office of the Provost and the Office of Research and Partnerships. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/faculty-to-present-concepts-for-pillars-of-excellence-in-the-life-sciences-initiative.html
-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July 30; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 6-Oct. 29. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-may-7.html
-- DLRC Undergraduate Student Recognition Luncheon. Organizer: Discovery Learning Research Center. Celebrate student achievements in the Cancer Prevention Internship Program, Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship and Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Research Sciences. 11 a.m.-noon. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, first-floor atrium. Free but registration needed by July 20: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/learningcenter/summerstudentevent.php
-- International Friendship program host orientation. Organizer: Office of International Students and Scholars. What is and is not expected in program, which pairs hosts from campus or community with one or more international students. Noon-1 p.m. (using 45 minutes within that hour). Young Hall, Room 101. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/international-friendship-program-looking-for-host-families.html and www.iss.purdue.edu/Programs/IFP
-- USA Swimming Futures Championships. One of three regional 18-and-under meets nationally. Competition July 30-Aug. 2. (Practice times will begin July 28.) Boilermaker Aquatic Center. On July 30, timed finals begin at 4 p.m. (See July 31 for schedule on remaining days.) Tickets: All-session: adults, $45; youth 12 and under, and senior 60 and older, $30. Daily two-session (prelims and finals): adults, $15; youth 12 and under, and senior 60 and older, $10; daily single-session (prelims or finals): adults, $10; youth 12 and under, and senior 60 and older, $5.
Friday, July 31
-- USA Swimming Futures Championships. One of three regional 18-and-under meets nationally. Competition July 30-Aug. 2. (Practice times will begin July 28; see July 30 above for that day's schedule.) Boilermaker Aquatic Center. On July 31-Aug. 2, prelims begin at 9 a.m. and finals begin at 6 p.m. Tickets: All-session: adults, $45; youth 12 and under, and senior 60 and older, $30. Daily two-session (prelims and finals): adults, $15; youth 12 and under, and senior 60 and older, $10; daily single-session (prelims or finals): adults, $10; youth 12 and under, and senior 60 and older, $5.
Saturday, Aug. 1
-- Mother-daughter (grades 4-6) engineering project event. Organizer: Women in Engineering Program with local YWCA. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. YWCA, 605 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. With noon reception including dads and siblings. Space limited; registration needed; URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/mothers,-daughters-invited-to-learn-about-engineering.html
-- "FABRICation." May 12-Aug. 8. Three-venue exhibition by Purdue University Galleries. Textile or textile-like artworks by seven artists. Related event on July 17. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q2/purdue-galleries-presents-fabrication.html. Galleries and hours:
* Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Summer hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.
* Patti & Rusty Rueff Galleries in Pao Hall. Summer hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.
* Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.
For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions
For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Summer hours:
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed for summer.
URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic