May 23, 2016
Events this week
Here is a list of events happening May 23-29, 2016, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Monday, May 23
-- Northwestern Avenue Parking Garage cleaning (north half) continues. 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. nightly through June 2 (probable) except May 29. No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. URL for overall garage cleaning schedule: https://www.purdue.edu/physicalfacilities/pfconnection/2016-pfconnection/02-second-quarter/042816-parking-garage-cleaning-schedule.html
Wednesday, May 25
-- Spring Fling. Employee appreciation event. For faculty, staff, graduate student staff, and retirees (not families, friends, or other students). 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. On Memorial Mall and in Stewart Center. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q1/spring-fling-set-for-may-25.html
Thursday, May 26
-- CoeusLite training. For research faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). 9:30 a.m.-noon. Registration needed; location information then sent. (Additional dates, hours varied: June 3). Group training available. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/coeuslite-irb-training-for-investigators-at-wl-campus.html
-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability, with Greater Lafayette Commerce. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 11; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 18-Oct. 27. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/sustainability/initiatives/food/farmersmarket.html; updates on Facebook and Twitter.
-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Babak Ziaie, professor of electrical and computer engineering, on "Magic Tape, Real Science" (Magic Tape is a trademarked name), a look at new possible uses of everyday materials, plus discussion. 6 p.m. Upstairs at Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main St., Lafayette. The event is free and open to the public to those ages 21 or older. URL: www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette
Friday, May 27
-- Memorial Day Flag Retirement Ceremony. Organizers: Purdue Student Union Board, Purdue Student Veterans Organization and Veterans Success Center. 12:30 p.m. "Unfinished Block P" sculpture outside Stewart Center. In the event of inclement weather, ceremony will be canceled.
Saturday, May 28
-- Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade. "All-American" Marching Band. Noon-1:30 p.m. Downtown Indianapolis (starts at North and Pennsylvania). Tickets for seating: $15-$35; standing room free. URL for parade: www.500festival.com/parade
Sunday, May 29
-- Indianapolis 500 Race. "All-American" Marching Band in opening ceremonies. 8 a.m. Indianapolis Motor Speedway. $. URL: www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/events/indy500/event-info/schedule
-- "Pop! Goes Purdue." May 10-June 11. Purdue University Galleries with West Lafayette Public Arts Team. Portraits by local artists of former Purdue students who have made a name in popular culture. Later, the works will be shown in West Lafayette as Indiana bicentennial banners. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- "Recent Acquisitions." May 10-Aug. 12. Purdue University Galleries. Artworks from Galleries' permanent collection, from paintings to rugs. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Summer hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (except holidays) and by appointment. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html
-- Archives and Special Collections: Library open; next exhibition opening TBA. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits
-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
* No exhibition; closed until Aug. 24
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