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Events scheduled for Monday, October 13 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, October 27 (before 5 p.m.)

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ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

Discounts on activities are available to all University staff and faculty through the Employee Activities Program. All tickets are available at the Hospital Cashierís Office, the Medical Center Bookstore, and the River Campus Parking Office. The Eastman School, MAG, and Bursarís Office carry theater tickets only. Discount cards/brochures are available at the River Campus Parking Office and the Conference and Events Office, Room 152, Administration Building. For further information, see the Employee Activities Program newsletter or call x5-7942.

African Lion Safari, 25 percent discount coupon, x5-7942

Alamo Rent-A-Car, $15 off and 50 percent off upgrade charges, x5-7942

Allied Van Line, Preferred Customer Status, 235-3500

Amerks, $9.75 Blue Action Pack Ticket

Anheuser-Busch Theme Parks (RARES), discount card, x5-7942

Best Western (Orlando), golden passport card, x5-7942

BJ's Wholesale card, one day pass with 5 percent surcharge, x5-7942

Bock Tours (RARES), 10 percent off preformed group tours, 244-7925

Bristol Harbour, $5 discount on regular price of 18 rounds of golf, call Mike Roeder at 396-2460

Bristol Mountain, several packages available, see distribution sites

Buckman's "Soft Touch" Wash, $5.00

Buena Vista Suites, club membership card, x5-7942

Caesar's Pocono Resorts (RARES), 20 percent off midweek, 10 percent off weekend, x5-7942

Cellular One, University Plan, Betsy Reddington at 732-7201

Cherry Hill Furniture, up to 50 percent discount, x5-7942

Choice Hotels International, travelers' discount card, x5-7942

Citibank's Corporate Mortgage Program, 334-1482/383-5300

Clarion Essex Park Hotel, University Rate, 800-567-2233

Colonial Plaza Inn (Orlando), (800) 321-2323

Comfort Suites (Orlando), (800) 27-SUITE

Days Inn (Lake Buena Vista), magic days club card, x5-7942

Delta Sonic Ticket Packages, prices range from $6.50 - $32.50

Designs by RAS (RARES), 50 percent off all screen and art charges, call Chuck Leone at 482-9790

Dine-A-Mate Book, $20

Discovery Zone, $4.25

Dorney Park, discount coupon, x5-7942

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, $3 discount, show University ID at entrance

Dunham's, 15 percent discount card. x5-7942

Employee Printing Service (RARES), 40 percent off retail prices, x5-7942

Fairport Harbor House (RARES), 10 percent discount on room rentals, call 223-7280

Frontier Cellular, discount rates, call Michael Machonkin at 738-7001

The Garden Store at Ted Collins Associates, 10 percent discount, call Greg Roth at 924-7180

General Cinema Tickets, $5.50 adult, $3.50 children

Genesee Country Museum, $8.75 adult tickets, $5.50 youth tickets, seniors $8.50 at door, open May 10 through October 13

Gitlin Optical, 15 percent discount on eyeglasses, call 442-1720

Hershey Park, discount hospitality card, x5-7942

Hertz Car Rental, member discount card, x5-7942

Holiday Inn (Orlando), (800) FON-KIDS

Hunt Hollow Ski Club, day lift price $20, night life price $18, call Linda Campbell at 374-5428

Howard Johnson (Orlando), golden passport card

The Inn of the Six Mountains (RARES), 20 percent discount year round, off rack rates, call Guy Rossi at (800) 228-4676

Island Jake Music Services, $50 off four-hour music and light show, call 387-9858

Jos. A. Banks, discount with University of Rochester ID, Loehmann's Plaza

KOA Campgrounds (Florida 30 percent off, West Coast 10 percent off),

Lafayette Moving and Storage, discount programs, call 334-0770

Liberty Travel (RARES), call 544-5500

Little Theatre tickets, $5.25

L & M Financial Services, free educational workshops for companies and individuals, call Randy Callesto at (800) 326-8410

Medical Center Athletic Club, discount rates, call Kelly Walzer/Sandra Dano at x5-2437

Memorial Art Gallery, 1/2 price new membership application, x5-7942

National Car Rental, one car class upgrade or one free weekend day, x5-7942

Print USA (RARES), 40 percent off retail prices, x5-7942

R. C. Shaheen, 20 percent off paint, 25 percent off wallcoverings, 60 percent off window blinds, free in-home decorating service, x5-7942

Rivers Organization/Bonaparte Travel (RARES), call Rick Rivers at 385-6050

Rochester Athletic Club, $100 off membership (offer expires 10/31/97), call Peter at 424-2222

Sam's Club, one year free membership with 5 percent surcharge

Ski Valley, several packages available, see distribution sites

Sony Theatre Tickets, $5

Staub's Cleaners (RARES), 20 percent off dry cleaning, call Patty Burgen at 271-4200

Swain Ski Center, several packages available, see distribution sites

Universal Studios, membership discount card, x5-7942

Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom Club (RARES), discount card, x5-7942

ART

October 14, Viewpoints Lecture. Marlene Hamann will speak on Thomas Coleís oil sketch, Genesee Scenery. Free with gallery admission. Memorial Art Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

October 17, Exhibition Tour: Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas. Free with gallery admission. Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

October 19, Exhibition Tour: Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas. Free with gallery admission. Admission desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

October 21, Viewpoints Lecture. David Kwasigroh will speak on the Galleryís Rudoph Ruzicka prints. Auditorium, Memorial Art Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

October 21, Tour of the Collection. Free with gallery admission. Admission desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 7:30 p.m.

October 23, Wine Tasting. The Averell Council will join local wineries to celebrate Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas. For tickets call 437-7720 x3035. Memorial Art Gallery, 5 p.m.

October 24, Exhibition Tour. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Gallery, 2 p.m.

October 26, Family Workshop. Cynthia Iannaccone will lead a workshop on Inventing Landscapes: Oil Pastel and Collage. Call 437-7720, x3056 to register. Creative Workshop, Memorial Art Gallery, 1:30 p.m.

October 26, Exhibition Tour. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Gallery, 2 p.m.

EXHIBITS

September 27 through November 16, Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas. Seventy-three works of the past decade show how landscape painting has evolved in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The artists range from the famous -- Wolf Kahn, Rackstraw Downes, Janet Fish -- to young, emerging talents.

Through October 26, Bless the Beasts. Casual observers and ardent animal lovers alike will find much to enjoy in this exhibition of prints and drawings from the permanent collection. Artists include Rufino Tamayo, Morris Graves, Francesco Clemente, and Joseph Raffael.

Through November 9, Decorative Bindings from the Tioga Point Museum. Although he never finished high school, utilities magnate George N. Tidd had a passion for beautiful books. When he died in 1952, he willed an extraordinary collection of them to the tiny Tioga Point Museum in his hometown of Athens, PA. Thirty of the finest are on exhibit.

FILM

October 15, Whatís Eating Gilbert Grape? Sponsored by the Undergraduate Neuroscience Council. Room 1-101, Dewey Hall, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets $3 at the door, no advance sales. T-shirts for sale.

October 17, Men in Black. Hoyt Hall, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., and 12:00 a.m. Tickets $2.75 in advance, $3 at the door.

October 18, Speed 2: Cruise Control. Hoyt Hall, 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Tickets $2.75 in advance, $3 at the door.

October 19, Chasing Amy. Hubbell Auditorium, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets $2 at the door.

October 24, Face/Off. Hoyt Hall, 6:45 p.m., 9:45 p.m., and 12:30 a.m. Tickets $5 for all movies.

October 25, 187. Hoyt Hall, 7:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Tickets $2.75 in advance, $3 at the door.

October 26, Arachnophobia. Hoyt Hall, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets $2 at the door.

MUSIC

October 13, United States Marine Band. Presented in collaboration with the City of Rochester. Event is free, but call 222-5000 for tickets. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 14, Kilbourn Concert Series: Mykola Suk, piano. Works by Beethoven, Schubert, and Liszt. Call 222-5000. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 15, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra and Eastman-Rochester Chorus Opera Gala. David Effron, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 17, Eastman Virtuosi. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 18, Eastman Philharmonia. The Last Command -- Silent film with orchestral accompaniment. Donald Hunsberger, conductor. Call 222-5000. Eastman Theatre, 8:30 p.m.

October 19, Kilbourn Orchestra. Works by Schubert and Prokofiev. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

October 19, Society for Chamber Music in Rochester: Brahms, Brahms, Brahms! Pianists Joseph Werner and Michael Landrum are featured. Call 586-3429 for tickets. Memorial Art Gallery, 8 p.m.

October 20, Eastman Chorale and Repertory Singers. William Weinert, conductor. Call 222-5000. Christ Church, 141 East Avenue, 8 p.m.

October 22, Guest Artist Recital: Chamber music by performers from the University of Freiburg, Germany. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 23, Faculty Artist Concert: Rebecca Penneys, piano. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 24, Eastman Wind Ensemble. Andrew Boysen, Jr., conductor. Works by Schwanter, Rodrigo, Schoenberg, and Stravinsky.

October 24, Largely Ludwig. Chamber works by Beethoven, Haydn, and Reinecke. Call 473-7151 for tickets. Memorial Art Gallery, 8 p.m.

October 26, Eastman Trombone Choir. John Marcellus, director. Works by classical, sacred, and contemporary composers. Church of the Holy Spirit, Penfield, 3 p.m.

October 27, Community Education Division Faculty Recital: Pamela Kurau, soprano. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

RELIGION

RIVER CAMPUS INTERFAITH CHAPEL

October 14, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

October 15, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

October 16, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

October 19, Interdenominational Worship Service. Upper level, 3 p.m.

October 19, Protestant Chapel Service. Upper level, 5 p.m.

October 19, Roman Catholic Mass. Lower Level, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

October 20, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

October 21, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

October 22, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

October 23, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

October 26, Roman Catholic Mass. Lower Level, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

October 26, Interdenominational Worship Service. Upper level, 3 p.m.

October 26, Protestant Chapel Service. Upper level, 5 p.m.

SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

October 15, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine Seminar. Albert R. Jonsen, Ph.D. will speak on The Birth of Bioethics. Helen Wood Hall Grand Room, Helen Wood Hall, 4 p.m.

October 15, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Dan Green will speak on Physics with the CMS Detector at the LHC. Tea: Room 374, Bausch and Lomb Hall. Talk: Room 109, Bausch and Lomb Hall.

October 16, An Afternoon in Biology and Medicine. The Undergraduate Program in Biology and Medicine 1997 de Kiewiet Summer Research Fellows and the 1997 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Fellows will present posters summarizing results of their research. Hutchison Lounge, Hutchison Hall, 3 p.m.

October 17, Department of Chemistry Organic Seminar. Professor H. M. L. Davies will speak on Asymmetric Synthesis Using Chiral Rhodium Catalysts. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 9:30 a.m.

October 21, Department of Chemistry STC Seminar. Dr. Satoshi Takeuchi will speak on Femtosecond Fluorescence Study on the Excited-State Proton Transfer Dynamics of 7-Azaindole Dimer. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 4:45 p.m.

October 22, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine Seminar. Mark Moss, D.D.S., Ph.D., will speak on Caries Risk Assessment and Its Potential Utility. Room 4-W301, Helen Wood Hall, 4 p.m.

October 23, Department of Chemistry Physical Seminar. Dr. Brian Henry will speak. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 4:45 p.m.

October 24, Department of Chemistry Organic Seminar. Professor Marc Snapper will speak on Synthetic Applications of New Olefin Metatheses. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 9:30 a.m.

SPORTS

October 16, Field Hockey, SUNY Oswego, 4 p.m.

October 18, Womenís Cross Country, UR Invitational, 11 a.m.

October 18, Football, Chicago, 1 p.m.

October 18, Field Hockey, Wittenberg, 5 p.m.

October 18, Menís Soccer, Nazareth, 7 p.m.

October 21, Menís Soccer, Union, 4 p.m.

October 23, Womenís Volleyball, Buffalo State, 7 p.m.

October 25, Menís Cross County, SUNY Fredonia, 11 a.m.

AND MORE

October 18, World Population Growth: A Growing Risk to Our Global environment and Human Well-being, with Louise Slaughter. Eastman Dental Center Auditorium, 5 p.m.

Daybreakers Club. The Daybreakers Club of Toastmasters International meets from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. every first and third Thursday of each month in the Seneca Room in Strong Hospital. Guests are welcome. Call Jim Newell at 784-8321.

Lexis/Nexis coaching sessions. Learn to search the legal or news portions of this popular database. Rush Rhees Reference, Tuesdays at noon. Through early December.

Strong Reruns. The store is in the process of relocation. Please save donations until later this fall, when Reruns will reopen.

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