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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Daily Calendar

TODAY

Reducing residential energy demands

Noon

3201 Hart

Yael Parag, from the University of Oxford, will speak on how government policies can cared good energy citizens.

 

The New Deal Now

5 p.m.

University Club

Pulitzer Prize winner David M. Kennedy will speak, along with Andrew W. Cohen and Sarah T. Philips. This event is sponsored by the Center for History, Society and Culture and the Institute of Governmental Affairs. A reception will follow the talk.

 

Peace Corps information meeting

5:15 p.m.

MU Garrison Room

Go to this meeting to speak to returned Peace Corps volunteers and learn how you can make a difference in both your own life and the lives of others.

Thursday Trivia Nights

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Silo Union

Test your knowledge of random facts and potentially win fabulous prizes along the way!

 

Poetry Slam Try-Out competition

7 to 9:30 p.m.

Griffin Lounge, MU

Go try out for the nationally renowned UC Davis slam team.

 

FRIDAY

Dan Barker talk

6 to 10 p.m.

123 Sciences Lecture Hall

Dan Barker, a minister of 19 years, left Christianity to become an atheist activist. Hear about his experience as he discusses his books Losing Faith in Faith and Godless. There will be a presentation, question-and-answer session and book signing.

 

Women’s volleyball vs. Cal State Fullerton

7 p.m.

The Pavilion

Go to this game and see a special performance from hip-hop dance group Boogie Monstarz.

 

Theatre Rice

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

1100 Social Science

This improv group form UC Berkeley is well known for its comedy show. Tickets are on sale at Freeborn Hall; presale is $8 and $10 at the door. The event is sponsored by the Asian American Association.

 

The Frozen Causeway Classic

8 p.m.

Vacaville Ice Sports

Go watch the UC Davis ice hockey team battle rival Sac State!

 

Song and Dance Ensemble of West Africa

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

8 p.m.

This group combines traditional rhythms, instruments, folklore and mythology to describe West African life. Tickets cost from $12.50 to $45.

 

G.L.O.W. party

9:30 p.m.

Silo Union

This charity party will benefit Camp Concord and the Solar Electric Light Fund.

 

SUNDAY

The Velveteen Rabbit

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

3 p.m.

ODC/San Francisco, a dance ensemble, brings Margery William’s 1922 children’s book to life as a musical. Tickets cost from $10 to $30.

 

MONDAY

Project Compost

6 p.m.

Project Compost Office, MU Basement

Learn about radical composting on campus and how to get involved.

 

Texas HoldEm Poker Tournament

6 to 8 p.m.

Griffin Lounge, MU

Get there early; seats fill up quickly. Must be there by 6 p.m. If you’re one of the top 30 players, you could end up in the tournament of champions!

 

Throne of Blood

Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center

6:30 p.m.

As part of the Shakespeare in Cinema series, Akira Kurosawa’s 1957 film will be presented in Japanese with English subtitles. Tickets cost from $5 to $10.

 

 

To receive placement in the AGGIE DAILY CALENDAR, e-mail dailycal@theaggie.org or stop by 25 Lower Freeborn by noon the day prior to your event. Due to space constraints, all event descriptions are subject to editing, and priority will be given to events that are free of charge and geared toward the campus community. 

 

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