Events scheduled for Monday, May 12 (after 5 p.m.), through Tuesday, May 27 (before 5 p.m.)
MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS
May 16, 23--Preschool Workshop. Children can enjoy an art project, story reading, and gallery tour, all with a unified theme. For ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with adult. Registration fee required. For reservations call 473-7720, ext. 3056. Creative Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to noon.
ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS
At Memorial Art Gallery
Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. May 15, 22, 6:30 p.m.
Exhibition Tour--Free with admission. This tour highlights Leaving for the Country: George Bellows at Woodstock. May 16, 18, 23, 25, 2 p.m.
Through May--About Face: Copley's Portrait of a Colonial Silversmith. An interactive installation about Colonial American portrait painter John Singleton Copley and silversmith Nathaniel Hurd. Dorothy McBride Gill Education Center.
May 24-June 7--Creative Workshop Children's Show. This exhibition showcases recent works by young students at the Gallery's Creative Workshop.
Through June 22--Leaving for the Country: George Bellows at Woodstock. Showcases 75 of the American master's paintings from the period between 1920 and 1925.
Through July 6--The Prints of George Bellows: An American Master in Black and White. The exhibition includes a selection of lithographic prints. Lithographs by Bellow's printmaker, Bolton Brown, also are represented.
Through 2003--New Acquisitions for a New Millennium. Showcases 21 masterworks acquired during the last four years, including the Inner Coffin of Pa-debehu-Aset, an Egyptian official of the fourth century B.C.E.
At Rush Rhees Library
Through May 13--Senior Thesis Exhibition. Seven undergraduates display their artwork at the Gallery at the Art and Music Library and AsIs gallery at Sage Art Center. Free and open to the public.
Through May--Mid-Century Jazz in Rochester, 1955-1962: Photographic Prints from the Paul Hoeffler Archive. This collection of almost 100 black-and-white photographs includes portraits of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, and Sonny Rollins. Free and open to the public. Hilfiker Gallery and the Seward Room in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation in Rush Rhees Library.
May 17-September 30--Writings of Consequence: The Art of John A. Williams. This exhibition displays prime documents from John Williams, author of The Man Who Cried I Am, including correspondence, manuscript notes and drafts, memorabilia, and photographs. Rare Books and Special Collections Library at Rush Rhees Library. Free and open to the public.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
The Center for Lifetime Wellness--Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road, 760-6600. Registration fee required.
CPR Classes--Classes are offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER) from January through June. Registration fee required. All classes held in the OER Department (2-7500 area of the Medical Center). To register, call x5-7666.
May 16, 23--Basic Life Support Original Course, 9 to noon.
May 20-- Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 1 to 5 p.m.
Health Bites--Informal series of useful and timely health and wellness topics. For more information, visit www.urmc.rochester.edu/eap/bites.html or call x5-4987.
May 13--Creating a Backyard Retreat. Meteorologist Jim Lytle and master gardner Larry Nau, owner of Bergen Water Gardens and Nursery, present how water and plants can be combined to add an oasis in the backyard. Topics include proper selection of plant material, color, texture, and fragrance. Session one: B-OER 2B 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium, noon to 1 p.m.; Session two: K207 2-6408, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Highland Hospital Family Classes--Call 473-2229 to register.
May 14--Breastfeeding. Expectant parents learn the basics of breastfeeding in this class taught by certified lactation consultants. Fathers welcome. Class covers getting off to a good start during your hospital stay, managing common concerns of the first few weeks, planning for a return to work or school, choosing a pump and other supplies, and support group information. Fee: $30/ couple. Registration required. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
May 17--Infant and Child CPR. Training for parents, grandparents, and childcare providers taught by American Red Cross certified instructors. Fee: $40/person. Registration required. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Eastman at Washington Square--"Thursday Lunchtime Concerts" at the First Universalist Church, corner of South Clinton Avenue and Court Street, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Brown-bag lunches welcome during performance.
May 15--Truffles and Trills. Selections from light opera and music theater presented by students from the voice studio of Patricia Alexander.
May 22--Flutissimo!. The CED Flute Choir, led by Sophia Gibbs Kim, presents an afternoon of music for many flutes.
River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321; www.rochester.edu/chapel/services.html
Roman Catholic Mass
May 18, 25, River Level, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Conservative: May 16, 23, River Level, 6 p.m.; May 17, 24, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.
Muslim Services--All prayers will be held in Meditation Room 220 unless otherwise specified.
Daily Prayers: Fajr, 5:30 a.m. (Commons Room); Thuhr, 1:30 p.m.; Asr, 3 p.m.; Magrib, sunset; Isha, 7:30 p.m.; Jumma, Friday, 1:15 p.m. (Commons Room).
University Christian Fellowship: May 18, 25, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.
Rahiras: May 14, 21, Meditation Room, 7 p.m.
Hindu Study Group
May 18, 25, Meditation Room, 11 a.m.
May 12, 19, 26, Commons Room, 8 p.m.
May 14, 21, Conference Room, 9 p.m
Athletics and Recreation--www.rochester.edu/living/athletics
Outdoor Track--ECAC, May 16-17.
RIVER CAMPUS LECTURES
May 16--Laboratory for Laser Energetics Science and Technology Seminar. "Avian Type E Botulism in Lakes Erie and Ontario" by Ken Roblee. LLE Coliseum, noon to 1 p.m.
May 17--Reading by John A. Williams. Author of The Man Who Cried I Am reads from a selection of his works. Reception to follow. For more information, call x5-4477. Rare Books and Special Collections Library at Rush Rhees Library, 3 p.m.
May 14--Simon School Executive MBA Information Reception. For more information and/or reservations, call x5-3439 or visit www.simon.rochester.edu. Schlegel Hall, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Discounts for activities are available to all University staff and faculty. Specific discounts also are extended to students (call for details). All tickets are available at the hospital Cashier's Office and the Customer Service Center in the Susan B. Anthony Hall on the River Campus. The Eastman School of Music carries movie theater tickets only. For more information, check the University Activity Connection flyer or call x5-7942. The current discount list can be accessed at www.rochester.edu/working/services/auxops/ActivitiesProg1.htm.
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