Take Back the Night-April 22
In observance of National Victim's Rights Week, the Women's Center will host Take Back the Night: Bringing Honor to Victims on Monday, April 22 on the University Green from 6 - 7 p.m. This event will include a candlelight vigil, speakout, music and poetry in honor of victim’s rights and to pay tribute to survivors of victimization. For more information contact the Women's Center at 620- 2528.
Wind Ensemble Concert –April 23
The UNF Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Gordon R. Brock will be
presenting a joint concert with the Bartram Trail High School Symphonic Band, directed by Jason Duckett. This free program on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robinson Center features works by internationally renowned composers such as Jack Stamp, Leonard Bernstein, Gustav Holst, Dimitri Shostakovich, and the award-winning music of John Williams’ Star Wars Trilogy.
Leadership Guru Sally Helgesen-April 24
The Women’s Center will present Sally Helgesen, author of “Everyday Revolutionaries” who will talk about her theories of leadership and organizational development on Wednesday, April 24. She will speak at a preview session at 2:30 p.m. in the Robinson Center, Room 1606. At 7 p.m. she will speak on “Evolving Notions of Femininity” at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre as the final event in the Women’s Center yearlong leadership series. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. To reserve a seat call the UNF Women’s Center at 620-2528.
Take Our Daughters To Work Day-April 25
The Women’s Center will sponsor the university’s annual “Take Our Daughters To Work Day” on Thursday, April 25 from 12-4 p.m. The event and activities are designed to increase awareness among young women about career possibilities.
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo-April 25
The Center for Multicultural Affairs is sponsoring the 2nd annual Cinco De Mayo Festival on Thursday, April 25 starting in the Courtyard from 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. The event will then move to the Robinson Center, Rooms 1603-4 from 12 - 1 p.m. The program will include information about Cinco De Mayo history, piñatas for the children, door prizes and food.
Janet Reno to Visit UNF-April 25
Former Attorney General and current gubernatorial candidate Janet Reno will speak on Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center. Her appearance is sponsored by the UNF College Democrats. For more information contact Lance Hunt at 608-9278.
Stone Temple Pilots-April 26
Multi-platinum rock giants the Stone Temple Pilots will play the Arena on Friday, April 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for individuals and are available at the University Ticket Box Office or through TicketMaster local outlets, online, or by phone at 353-3309. Tickets are $15 for UNF and FCCJ students and are also available at the University Ticket Box Office. All seating is general admission with the doors opening at 7 p.m. This is an all ages show. No cameras, laser pointers, umbrellas, audio-visual or recording equipment is permitted in the Arena. The opening band is Home Town Heroes. For more information, call Osprey Productions at 620- 2460.
UNF Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert-April 28
The UNF Chamber Orchestra will present their spring concert on Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre with Marguerite Richardson conducting. On the program will be Oboe Concerto in C minor by Benedetto Marcello, featuring oboist and UNF Adjunct Faculty member Chuck McGee; Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Both works will he UNF Chamber Orchestra. The UNF Symphony Orchestra will present Ludwig van Beethoven’s monumental work Symphony #5 in C minor, Op. 67. This symphony became famous as the opening tune to the BBC’s regular broadcasts to Germany during World War II. Admission is free.
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