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CLOTHESLINE RETURNS--Rochester's largest and longest-running festival returns this year to the Memorial Art Gallery. This year's festival--now the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival--takes place the weekend after Labor Day, September 11-12--rain or shine. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 600 artists and craftspeople will exhibit their original work on the gallery grounds.

In addition to great bargains, Clothesline offers free 20-minute, family-oriented performances on the front steps of the museum; food and beverage concessions; Clothesline T-shirts (design pictured above), sweatshirts, and hats; and appearances by local radio personalities.

For more information, visit

Events scheduled for Tuesday, September 7 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, September 20 (before 5 p.m.)


Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081;

September 11, 12--M&T Bank Clothesline Festival. Rochester's oldest and largest arts and crafts festival. Admission charges benefit the gallery. September 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; September 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Memorial Art Gallery

Deaf Awareness Tour--Given in ASL and interpreted for the hearing audience. Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. September 19: 2, 2:30, and 3 p.m.

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. September 9, 16: 6:30 p.m.; September 17: 2 p.m.

Through 2004--Protected for Eternity: The Coffins of Pa-debehu-Aset. Showcases the lavishly decorated inner coffin of an Egyptian official of the fourth century B.C.E. and other ancient artifacts.

River Campus

Through September 15--Friendship in Bloom: Four Centuries of Floral Images to Celebrate the Iris Friendship Garden in Highland Park. Showcases irises in books and prints from the Ellwanger and Barry Nursery Library and other collections. Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library, second floor.

Through September 24--Early Printing at Venice, 1477­1558. Spotlights some of the finest examples of Venetian printing and offers a glimpse at the social and intellectual world of the Italian Renaissance. Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library, second floor.

Through October 4--Dos. Reflects the heritage of two area Latino artists, Manuel Rivera-Ortiz and Yolanda Daliz. Free and open to the public. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons.

Through July 12, 2005--George Eastman and His University: How the Relationship Grew. Celebrates the 150th anniversary of Eastman's birth and centers on his relationship with University President Rush Rhees. Great Hall, Rush Rhees Library, second floor.


University Cinema Group--All films are shown in the Hoyt Hall Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Tickets available in advance at the Common Market, Wilson Commons.

September 10--Super Size Me. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

September 11--Kill Bill Vol. 2. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

September 17--Spiderman 2. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

September 18--The Dancer Upstairs. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.


CPR Classes--Offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER) from January through June. Registration required. All classes held in the OER Department (2-7500 area of the Medical Center). To register, call x5-7666.

September 10--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 14--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 1 to 5 p.m.

September 16--Basic Life Support Original Course, 1 to 4 p.m.

Highland Hospital Family Classes--Call 473-2229 to register.

Through September--Childbirth Classes. Visit to view class schedules.

September 8--Managing Labor Pain. Covers options from breathing and relaxation to medications and epidurals. Fee: $20/couple. Registration required. 7 to 9 p.m.

September 11, 15--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. September 11: 9 a.m. to noon; September 15: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

September 13--Infant Care and Safety. Class One: Getting Ready for Baby. Expectant parents learn the basics of preparing the home and family for a new baby. Fee: $50/couple for three-week miniseries or $20 per individual class. Registration required. 7 to 9 p.m.

September 18--Childbirth Refresher. This three-hour "express" class is for expectant parents who have attended childbirth classes within the past five years. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 7, 11, 14, 18--Exercising for Childbirth. A nonaerobic exercise class that helps stretch and tone muscles used in labor and birth. Fee required. Registration and health care provider permission required. September 7, 14: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.; September 11, 18: 9 to 10 a.m.

Health Bites--Informal series of timely health and wellness topics. For more information, visit or call x5-4987.

September 14--Not Tonight Dear, I Have a Headache? Neurologist and neuro-ophthalmologist Deborah Friedman talks about effective treatments for migraine headaches. Registration required. 3-6408 (K307), Strong Memorial Hospital, noon to 1 p.m.

Strong Beginnings Classes--Preregistration required for all classes. Call x5-0096 for information and x5-4058 to register.

Through September--Prepared Childbirth Classes. Fee: $75/mom and support person, includes parking and refreshments. Preregistration required. For information and schedule, call x5-0096. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, 7 to 9 p.m.

September 11, 18--Sibling Class. Children learn about becoming a big sister or brother. For children ages 3 to 10. Fee: $20 for first child, $5 for each additional. Preregistration required. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, part 1: 10 to 11:30 a.m., part 2: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

September 12, 19--Prenatal Newborn Care Class. Outlines newborn appearance, behaviors and reflexes, bathing, diapering, taking a temperature, cord care, safety equipment, and when to call the doctor. Free. Conference Room A&B, 2-1318/2-1322, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

September 12, 19--Orientation Class and Walking Tour. Learn about what to expect during your hospital stay and take a walking tour of Obstetrics Services. Preregistration required. Free. Meet at information desk in main lobby. 3 to 4 p.m.


Eastman School of Music--24-hour Music Line x4-1100. Events are free unless otherwise noted.

September 14--Faculty Artist Series. Phillip Ying, viola, with Elinor Freer, piano, and Richard Killmer, oboe. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

September 18--Eastman Virtuosi. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

September 19--Faculty Artist Series. John Marcellus, 65th Birthday "Senior Recital" with Tony Caramia, piano; Mark Kellogg, trombone; Fred Marcellus, trumpet; Eastman Brass; Eastman Trombone Choir; Bionic Bones; and Alumni. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

September 12, 19, River Level, 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.; September 7, 14, Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.; September 8, 15, Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: September 10, 17, River Level, 6 p.m.; September 11, 18, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.

Orthodox: September 10, 17, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; September 11, 18, River Level, 10 a.m.

Reform: September 10, 17, Commons Room, 6 p.m.

Muslim Services--All prayers will be held in Meditation Room 220 unless otherwise specified. Beginning September 10.

Daily Prayers: Fajr, 5 a.m. (Commons Room); Thuhr, 1:30 p.m.; Asr, 5:30 p.m.; Magrib, sunset; Isha, 10 p.m.; Jumma, Friday only, 1:15 p.m. (Commons Room).

Protestant Services

University Christian Fellowship: September 12, 19, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.

Protestant Community Chapel: September 12, 19, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.


Athletics and

Football--St. John Fisher, September 11, 7 p.m.; Gettysburg College, September 18, noon.

Field Hockey--SUNY Cortland, September 8, 4 p.m.; Nazareth College, September 15, 7:30 p.m.; Utica College, September 19, 2 p.m.

Men's Soccer--St. Lawrence University, September 10, 7 p.m.; Clarkson University, September 11, 3 p.m.; Hobart College, September 18, 7:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer--St. John Fisher College, September 11, noon; William Smith, September 15, 4 p.m.; Union College, September 18, 5 p.m.

Women's Tennis--Ithaca, September 19, 1 p.m.

Women's Volleyball--D'Youville College, September 7, 7 p.m.


September 8--Department of Chemistry Colloquium. R. Bruce Weisman of Rice University. "Carbon Nanotube Flourescence: Applications in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

September 15--Department of Chemistry Colloquium. Ignacio Tinoco of the University of California at Berkeley. "Unfolding RNA One Molecule at a Time." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.


September 8--Wilson Commons Wednesday. Greek food and music. Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

September 10-12--Yellowjacket Weekend. Convocation, Activities Fair, Capitol Steps, Fashionable Late coffeehouse performer Rebecca Pronsky, Home Soccer and football games, Game Day Festivities, special concert by Enter the Haggis, Fashionable Late night at Jillian's, and Black Out.

September 14--Teaching Diversity in Warsaw and Rochester. A roundtable discussion with a University of Warsaw delegation and University faculty. Sponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies and the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. Rush Rhees Library, Gamble Room, 2 to 4:30 p.m.

September 16--Daybreakers Toastmasters Club. Learn about Toastmasters, a public speaking support group. Seneca Room (1-2604), Strong Memorial Hospital, 7:30 to 9 a.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

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