Daily Calendar

TODAY

 

Cancer awareness event

Noon to 1 p.m.

The Quad

Join
Colleges Against Cancer to learn more about cancer in the African
American community. This event is part of Black Family Week.

TODAY

 

Cancer awareness event

Noon to 1 p.m.

The Quad

Join Colleges Against Cancer to learn more about cancer in the African American community. This event is part of Black Family Week.

 

Empyrean Ensemble concert

12:05 p.m.

115 Music

Empyrean Ensemble members and UC Davis students will perform works by Schoenberg, Takemitsu and Pablo Ortiz at this free concert.

 

Resume writing workshop

12:10 p.m.

229 South Hall

Learn how to polish your resume with the Internship and Career Center at this Black Family Week event.

 

Gender and the African American community

4 to 6 p.m.

Memorial Union East Conference Room

Learn about gender roles in the African American community at this Black Family Week event.

 

Autism Awareness Association fundraiser

4 to 9 p.m.

Lamppost Pizza, 1260 Lake Blvd.

Come grab a slice of pie and mention this club’s name to reserve 33 percent of sales for spreading autism awareness.

 

Chinese dance and culture discussion

5 to 7 p.m.

University Club

Join renowned experts in a discussion of the challenges facing intercultural collaborations with Asian artists. The event is free. Contact Lynette Hunter to reserve space at lhunter@ucdavis.edu.

 

Trivia night

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Silo Café & Pub

Show off your knowledge of random factoids!

 

Math Café

6 to 8 p.m.

Scholar’s Center Study Room, Surge IV

Get a good serving of mathematics at this weekly tutoring session with the Women’s Resources and Research Center. Women and men are both welcome.

 

Red Cross Club meeting

6:10 to 7 p.m.

226 Wellman

Interested in learning how to save a life or volunteering to prepare

communities for disasters? Check out this meeting!

 

Ask an atheist panel

6:10 to 8 p.m.

1227 Haring

This panel of atheist students will take questions on religion, atheism and current affairs. Sponsored by the Atheist and Agnostic Student Association.

 

Christian college students talk

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Memorial Union East Conference Room

This event explores the challenges Christian college students face. It is part of Black Family Week.

 

UCD Cheer clinic

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Lower Hickey Gym

Find out what it takes to join the UCD cheer team! Open to all.

 

Tie a Yellow Ribbon screening

7 p.m.

194 Chemistry

This free movie screening is part of the Asian American Film Festival.

 

U.S. military funding talk

7 p.m.

1001 Geidt

A former representative from Iraq to the United Nations will give a talk about American military funding.

 

Hermanos Macehual meeting

8 p.m.

1 Wellman

Check out this community service organization that offers academic and social support to students at UC Davis. For more information, visit macehual.com or e-mail hermanos@ucdavis.edu.

 

FRIDAY

 

Kim Epifano Dance workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon

University Club

Learn how to dance while feeling the air at this free Chinese movement workshop. Contact Lynette Hunter to reserve space at lhunter@ucdavis.edu.

 

Soul food talk

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

3201 Hart

This talk will discuss soul food and African American conversations about it. This event is part of Black Family Week.

 

Voice studio recital

3:30 to 5 p.m.

115 Music

This free concert will feature voice students Justin Montigne, Zoila Muñoz and Bharati Soman.

 

Make Your Own Mantra

4 p.m.

The House

Relax with students at The House at this event. The House is an on-campus peer mental wellness center.

 

Petronius lecture

4 p.m.

53A Olson

Massimo Fusillo, professor from the University of L’Aquila, will give a talk titled “Petronius and the Contemporary New Picaresque Novel: Problems of Genealogy and Genre.”

 

Zhang Ailing’s works

5 to 7 p.m.

University Club

Experts will discuss writer Zhang Ailing’s early years in Shanghai and Hong Kong, and her collaboration with Shanghai composer Zhu Jian’er. Contact Lynette Hunter to reserve space at lhunter@ucdavis.edu.

 

ASUCD budget hearings

5 to 7:50 p.m.

Memorial Union Garrison Room

See what next year holds in store for your favorite ASUCD unit.

 

UCD Dance team clinic

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Upper Hickey Gym

Want to become a UCD dance team member? Find out what it takes at this open clinic. This is the last clinic before tryouts.

 

D-Q University 101

7 p.m.

234 Wellman

Learn more about this Native American college.

 

Documentary screening

7 p.m.

1322 Storer

This documentary features footage and pictures from children in the Brazilian Amazon.

 

Birdstrike Theater show

7 to 9 p.m.

Griffin Lounge, Memorial Union

Laugh midterms away with this on-campus student improv troupe.

 

OpenStreetMap founder talk

7 to 9 p.m.

1006 Geidt

Steve Coast, founder of the OpenStreetMap project, will talk about his free online global map project. Free pizza will be served.

 

Local Tones concert

8 p.m.

1100 Social Sciences and Humanities

This UCD a cappella concert will feature The Spokes and The Afterglow.

 

Keep a Child Alive

8 p.m.

ARC Ballroom

Come to a benefit dinner celebrating the African diaspora sponsored by the Pan-African Student Organization. Enjoy a night of poetry, music, food and dance. Tickets are $10 at the Freeborn ticket office and $15 at the door. All profits go to Keep a Child Alive.

 

American Pastime and student film screening

8 p.m.

194 Chemistry

The Asian American Film Festival wraps up with this movie and a student film contest.

 

Dance party fundraiser

9 p.m.

Delta of Venus

Support the Bike Church at this dance party with local DJs, a bike raffle and other goodies for sale.

 

SATURDAY

 

Rummage sale fundraiser

All day

Fifth and C Streets

Support the Davis Farm to School Connection, which provides gardens at schools, school recycling programs and cooking classes.

 

UCD Dance team tryouts

9 a.m.

Upper Hickey Gym

Want to become a UCD dance team member? Prove yourself to join this nationally ranked team.

 

ASUCD budget hearings

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

DeCarli Room, Memorial Union

See what next year holds in store for your favorite ASUCD unit.

 

Linux Installfest

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

260 South Silo

Bring your computer to this event, and volunteers will help you install and configure the Linux operating system. RSVP required at least 24 hours in advance. For details and to register, visit www.lugod.org/if.

 

Graduate student piano recital

2 p.m.

115 Music

Katerina Frank and Peter Hill will give this free piano concert. Works include two-piano and four-hand works by John Adams and Schubert.

 

UC Davis Gospel Choir concert

7 p.m.

Freeborn Hall

This concert includes African and African American choral music, including contemporary and traditional gospel, spirituals, hymns and anthems. Tickets are $14 adults, $7 students and children.

 

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