July 17, 2017

Events for the next four weeks

Here is an early list of events happening at the West Lafayette campus in the four weeks (Monday through Sunday) after the current week. As other events become known, they will be added each Monday.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events this week (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

 

Week 1: July 24-30
Week 2: July 31-Aug. 6
Week 3: Aug. 7-13
Week 4: Aug. 14-20

Week 1: July 24-30

Tuesday, July 25

-- Grant Street Parking Garage cleaning concludes. 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through July 25 (probable). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. Garage cleaning schedule | Check for updates posted after June 1

Wednesday, July 26

-- International Friendship Program host orientation. On-campus lunchtime brown bag session 4 of 4. Organizer: Office of International Programs. What is and is not expected in program, which pairs hosts from campus or community with one or more international students. 12:10-1 p.m. Young Hall, Room 101. Questions: friendship@purdue.edu. (Final scheduled on-campus session. Off-campus sessions available at 11 a.m. each remaining Saturday in July.) Article with registration link | Program

-- Harrison Street Parking Garage cleaning begins. 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through Aug. 2 (probable). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. Garage cleaning schedule | Check for updates posted after June 1

Thursday, July 27

-- Purdue Soybean Showcase. Theme: "Phenotyping for the Future." Organizers: Purdue University Soybean Center with Indiana Soybean Alliance. Includes speakers, plot tours. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Agronomy Center for Research and Education/Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 U.S. 52 West. Registration free but required by July 18. News release

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August through October. North end of Memorial Mall. Suggested parking is Grant Street Garage or Armory lot (for "A" permit holders). Article with information about other local farmers markets. Updates etc.:  Facebook | Twitter

Friday, July 28

-- PMU Summer Concert Series. Week 4 of 4. Go for dinner or music or both. Organizer: Purdue Memorial Union and Purdue Student Union Board. Food, wine and local craft beer available for purchase 5:30-7:30 p.m. Front lawn, PMU (Note: No rain location; if inclement weather, event will be canceled). Menu and schedule information. Music at 6:30-8 p.m. This week: Michael Kelsey (Solo guitar in many genres). Series on Facebook (check for weather updates)

 

Week 2: July 31-Aug. 6

Wednesday, Aug. 2

-- Harrison Street Parking Garage cleaning concludes. 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through Aug. 2 (probable). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. Garage cleaning schedule | Check for updates posted after June 1

Thursday, Aug. 3

-- Purdue Graduate Student Plant Science Symposium. Theme: "Phenotyping for the Future." Organizers: Graduate students in partnership with DuPont Pioneer. Includes speakers, poster competition, demonstrations. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 U.S. 52 West. Registration free but required by July 16. News release

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August through October. North end of Memorial Mall. Suggested parking is Grant Street Garage or Armory lot (for "A" permit holders). Article with information about other local farmers markets. Updates etc.:  Facebook | Twitter

Friday, Aug. 4

-- Summer session ends. Third four-week module ends (July 10-Aug. 4). Second eight-week module ends (June 12-Aug. 4). Twelve-week module ends (May 15-Aug. 4) Grades due 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 (second working day after end of module).

-- Indiana State Fair opens, including Purdue Extension displays and activities, plus Vet Camp from the College of Veterinary Medicine. Aug. 4-20. Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis. Fair website

Saturday, Aug. 5

-- Commencement. All West Lafayette campus colleges/schools. 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. URL: www.purdue.edu/commencement

-- Lucinda Williams in concert. Rock, folk, blues, country. Organizer: Purdue Convocations with others. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $39.50-$75. News release

 

Week 3: Aug. 7-13

Monday, Aug. 7

-- Arrivals of international students and scholars will increase rapidly this week.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

-- Grades due from summer session modules ending Aug. 5. By 5 p.m. (Second working day after end of module.)

Thursday, Aug. 10

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August through October. North end of Memorial Mall. Suggested parking is Grant Street Garage or Armory lot (for "A" permit holders). Article with information about other local farmers markets. Updates etc.:  Facebook | Twitter

Friday, Aug. 11

-- Boiler Gold Rush International begins. Move-in day. BGRi website

-- Men's basketball exhibition game: Purdue serving as Team USA (for coming World University Games) vs. Team Canada. 7 p.m. Carmel High School, 520 E. Main St., Carmel. Tickets: public, $20; youth 18 and under, $10; general admission. Proceeds to defray costs of trip to Taipei, Taiwan. (World University Games are Aug. 19-30; official site.) Purdue news release with ticket sales link

Saturday, Aug. 12

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Iowa State (exhibition). 1 p.m. Folk Field. Free. Sport

-- Men's basketball exhibition game: Purdue serving as Team USA (for coming World University Games) vs. Team Canada. 4 p.m. Lafayette Jefferson High School, 1801 S. 18th St., Lafayette. Tickets: lower level, $20; adult upper level, $10; youth upper level, $5. Proceeds to defray costs of trip to Taipei, Taiwan. (World University Games are Aug. 19-30; official site.) Purdue news release with ticket sales link

-- Volleyball (women's) intrasquad scrimmage. 6 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Free. News release

 

Week 4: Aug. 14-20

Monday, Aug. 14

-- Boiler Gold Rush arrival day (1 of 2). New student orientation. Organizer: Student Success at Purdue. All day. Initial programming in the evening. Arrivals continue Tuesday. BGR continues through Aug. 19. BGR website

Tuesday, Aug. 15

-- Boiler Gold Rush arrivals continue.

-- Parking permits for 2016-17 expire. If you have obtained a 2017-18 permit, be sure to place it in your vehicle front window according to instructions. Article | Parking website

Thursday, Aug. 17

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August through October. North end of Memorial Mall. Suggested parking is Grant Street Garage or Armory lot (for "A" permit holders). Article with information about other local farmers markets. Updates etc.:  Facebook | Twitter

Friday, Aug. 18

-- University Residences regular move-in date.

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club and Purduettes Camp Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. 1 p.m. Camp Tecumseh, 2635 W. Tecumseh Bend Road, Brookston. Free. PMO

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Kent State. 7 p.m. Folk Field. Free. Sport

Saturday, Aug. 19

-- Volleyball (women's) alumnae match. 6 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Free. News release

-- "All-American" Marching Band's End of Camp Show. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Hull Field (Third Street across from Shreve Hall). Free. Small amount of bleacher space; bringing chairs may be helpful. Bands & Orchestras events

Sunday, Aug. 20

-- Purduettes and Glee Club in worship services. Purdue Musical Organizations. 8:30 and 11 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 1700 W. State St. PMO

-- Railroad Earth and moe. Amplified string band and progressive rock band. Organizers: Purdue Convocations with Tippecanoe County Amphitheater. 6 p.m. At the amphitheater, 4449 State Road 43 North (continuation of North River Road). Tickets: $30. All ages; cash bar and food available. Event

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Bijin, Kabuki, and Sumo." May 16-Aug. 4. Purdue University Galleries. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery; hours noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (except University holidays and breaks).

-- "Gifted: Selected Gifts to the Permanent Collection." July 5-Aug. 5. Purdue University Galleries. Featuring prints, sculpture, and paintings representing a wide range of media, regions, and time periods. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays and breaks).

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Missing You." June 29-Dec. 8. Communications and logs from Amelia Earhart's final flight, plus her efforts for women's rights. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (through Aug. 18; except closed Aug. 7-11). Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- Lawson Computer Science Building. Second floor: "Experience Color: Algorithm & Expression" by Petronio Bendito, associate professor of visual and performing arts. Third floor: "The Intersection of Art and Science" curated by Bendito and Tim Korb, retired assistant head of the Department of Computer Science. Open during building hours. News release

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; until 7 on Thursdays; (except holidays).
     * Closed for the summer.

 

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. 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]. 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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