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July 28, 2014

Events this Week

Here is a list of events happening July 28-Aug. 3, 2014, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Monday, July 28

-- Wood Street Parking Garage cleaning continues. 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly through Aug. 4. No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; days are approximate.

Tuesday, July 29

-- Office Supply Exchange. For staff and faculty. Organizer: Purdue Surplus Store. Trade unwanted items for needed ones; also vendors on hand with product information. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. STEW, Room 302. Questions: Kerry Ticen at 49-47205.

-- Retirement reception for Diana Hardy. Organizer: Purdue Fire Department. Hardy is the longest-serving female firefighter in Indiana. 2-4 p.m. Dement Fire Station (on west Third Street). URL: https://www.purdue.edu/physicalfacilities/pfconnection/recent-news/072414-hardy-retirement.html

Wednesday, July 30

-- Indy International Wine Competition. Day 1 of 3. Organizer: Purdue Wine Grape Team. Judging 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; final taste-off 11 a.m.-noon Friday. PMU, Ballrooms. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/indy-international-wine-competition-at-purdue-july-30-aug.-1.html

-- Summer Concert Series. Go for dinner or music or both. Organizer: Purdue Memorial Union and Purdue Student Union Board. 5 p.m.: Food service begins; 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: Michael Kelsey, rhythmic guitar performance (www.michaelkelsey.com). Conclusion of series; details of schedule and menu

Thursday, July 31

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. through July 31; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 7-Oct. 30 except Sept 11 and 18. North end of Memorial Mall. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-this-week.html. Chef visit: Darcy Smink, production chef at Earhart Dining Court; URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/campus-chefs-returning-to-farmers-market.html

-- 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. 12:10-12:50 p.m. STEW, Room 214. Questions: friendship@purdue.edu. Also July 22 and 31, same hour and place. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/international-friendship-program-looking-for-host-families.html and www.iss.purdue.edu/Programs/IFP

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Elizabeth Rowe, visiting assistant professor of anthropology, on "How Menstruation Evolved, and Why You Should Care" 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.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/science-on-tap-talk-will-delve-into-the-mystery-behind-menstruation.html and www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette

Friday, Aug. 1

-- Purdue Extension exhibits and activities at Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. (Purdue Day is Aug. 8.) Fair dates are Aug. 1-17.

-- Open house for new academic guest housing. For members of academic departments. Organizers: Office of the Provost, Housing and Food Services and the Purdue Research Foundation. Apartments at 125 Waldron St. available for academic departments to house guests. 2-4 p.m.; take tour, ask questions. www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-to-hold-an-open-house-for-new-academic-guest-housing-on-campus.html

Saturday, Aug. 2

-- 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/2014/Q3/mothers,-daughters-invited-to-learn-about-engineering.html and https://engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP/NewsAndEvents/motherdaughter-engineering-eventsaturday-august-3-2013

-- Men's basketball alumni game. Noon. Mackey Arena. Tickets: lower level (reserved), $10; upper level (general admission), $5; Purdue students, one free ticket (limited total number available). URL: www.purduesports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/060314aaa.html

-- IU Health’s Lifeline Air Ambulance open house for new helicopter crew quarters. Noon-5 p.m. Purdue University Airport, Terminal Building (1501 Aviation Drive), Room 120. Free parking in terminal lots.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Papercuts." July 1-Aug. 9. Purdue University Galleries. Contemporary works using many kinds of paper and tools, based on ancient Chinese art. Three venues: (1) Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Summer hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. (2) Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Summer hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. (3) Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/purdue-galleries-presents-papercuts-in-three-galleries.html

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-July 31. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during summer: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

 

TICKETS

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. In addition to listed hours, each box office is open two hours before ticketed events in that building. Summer hours:

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): Closed until Aug. 25.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed until Aug. 25.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic