Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Speaker Seminar
Genome and Biomedical Sciences Auditorium
Dr. Banu Onaral of Drexel University will speak about translational research in optical brain imaging.
La Lucha Del Immigrante
4 to 6 p.m.
Memorial Union, MUII
Learn the struggles and issues that undocumented students face every day and how this affects their families and communities.
6 to 9 p.m.
Self-identified Queer Indigenas/os y Xicana/os will be reading poetry, performing spoken word and much more. The night will be a collection of professional and student performances that will scream “Soy jota/o, ¿y que?”
American Red Cross Club Meeting
6:10 to 7:30 p.m.
Volunteer with the ARCC in its many humanitarian activities around UC Davis and Yolo County.
Botany and Environmental Horticulture Club Meeting
6:30 to 8 p.m.
3090 Sciences Laboratory Building
Professor Randy Dahlgren will speak about vernal pool wetlands. Enjoy free pizza and a plant raffle.
Davis Shakespeare Ensemble: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
UC Davis Arboretum Gazebo
This wild lampoon of the Bard’s comedies, histories, and tragedies includes a lightning speed version of Hamlet both forward and backward. For performance times and ticket prices, visit shakespearedavis.com.
Asian American Association Film Festival
British film I Can’t Think Straight explores the clashes between east and west, love and marriage and conventions and individuality, creating a humorous and tender story of unexpected love and unusual freedoms.
Local Tones 2011: Sing It On
1100 Social Sciences
A cappella groups The Spokes and Afterglow host this free concert, featuring all campus a capella groups, including the Liquid Hotplates, Lounge Lizards and Jhankaar.
From the Barrio Youth Empowerment Conference
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity hosts workshops, guest speakers and discussions about problems affecting youth and how to help them pursue a higher education.
Latin Dance 101
4 to 6 p.m.
Tercero Main Lounge
Learn a specific cultural dance from a Latin American region. This
year’s theme is punta, which will be taught by MOB Legacy along with a nutritional presentation by Danzantes del Alma de UC Davis.
Behind Mrak Hall, near Music Building
Participants have the option of running or walking a 5K or 10K race.
La Gran Tardeada
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This free community event celebrates the Chican@/Latin@ culture and includes entertainment, food, a children’s fair, a health fair and much more
Basketball Club Tournament
1 to 6 p.m.
Activities and Recreation Center Pavilion
Register for the pool/playoff-style tournament at ucdbasketballclub.com. Cost is $5 for current members and $12 for new members. Each team is guaranteed at least three games. Champions receive 2011 spring tournament shirts.
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