Events this Week

June 29, 2015  

Here is a list of events happening June 29-July 5, 2015, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

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Monday, June 29

-- Summer session second six-week module begins (through Aug. 7).

-- University Street Parking Garage cleaning (south half) begins. 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. nightly through July 7 (no cleaning July 3-5). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; days are approximate. URL for overall garage cleaning schedule:

Tuesday, June 30

 -- Grades due from summer session first six-week module (May 18-June 26). 5 p.m. (Second working day after end of module.)

Wednesday, July 1

-- Online training session on BoilerBackpack, which offers individuals 100 gigabytes of personal file storage space. Two sessions: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. An overview of the tool, quick tips, and best practices. RSVP by June 29. URL for registration info:

Thursday, July 2

-- 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:

Friday, July 3

-- Independence Day holiday. Offices closed, no classes. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 5 p.m. Thursday (July 2) until 8 a.m. Monday (July 6). In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 765-494-8221. Questions: 765-496-6740.

Saturday, July 4

-- Stars & Stripes Celebration. NOTE: The location is Slayter Center at Purdue due to construction on the pedestrian bridge over the river. Concert 7-10 p.m. by the Lafayette Citizens Band and others. Fireworks of about 25 minutes to follow concert. Traffic and parking information to come.

Sunday, July 5



-- "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: 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.

-- "First in the Field: Beginnings of the Nation's First Computer Science Department." March 16-July 24. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to



A listing of some conferences and camps of notable size, public interest or visibility, or participation of children, youth or others outside Purdue.

June 11-July 10 weekdays (except no camp July 2-3). Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS) Department of Health and Kinesiology. Ages 8-14. URL:

June 15-July 10 STAR (Summer Transition, Advising and Registration. Weekdays only; 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Not every college or school participates every day.

June 28-July 1. Wrestling: Technique Camp. Grades 1-12.

June 28-July 2. Swimming Training Camp. Grades 7-12.

June 28-July 2. Adventures in Computer Science summer camp -- High School. Department of Computer Science, College of Science. Entering grades 9-11.

June 28-July 4: GERI Summer Camp -- Comet I for grades 5-6 (completed). Gifted Education Resource Institute; Dept. of Educational Studies, College of Education.

June 28-July 11: GERI Summer Residential Programs -- Star I for grades 7-8 (completed) and Pulsar for grades 9-12 (completed). Gifted Education Resource Institute; Dept. of Educational Studies, College of Education.

June 29-30. Baseball: Youth Camp. Ages 6-12.

June 29-July 2. Basketball: Day Camp. Grades 1-2 (mornings); grades 3-9.



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 Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events:

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: and 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.

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