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Week of Monday, April 4 to Sunday, April 10

 

need to know

THE BIG EVENT
Do you need volunteer hours or do you like to help out the community? The BIG Event would be perfect for you! SFA's The BIG Event promotes unity between the campus and community as students come together for one day to express their gratitude through service for the support from the Nacogdoches community. Students work in teams to complete projects across the Nacogdoches County as a way to say "thank you!" to the community for their support of SFA students. If you would like to know more about The Big Event, check out the website at www.sfasu.edu/thebigevent.

   

SGA’s Debt Week
Everyday at 7 p.m.
SGA will host Debt Week to educate and inform SFA of the nations increasing debt as well as discussing local issues such as SFA tuition and how our money is used at SFA. To find out more information on events and location, look us up on Facebook at SGA presents: Debt Week!

   
SFA Pink and Purple Week!
SIGMA LAMBDA GAMMA NATIONAL SORORITY INC and SIGMA LAMBDA BETA INTERNATIONAL FRATERNITY INC PRESENTS: SFA PINK AND PURPLE WEEK 2011! For more information on events times, and locations check us out on Facebook at SFA pink and purple week 2011.
   
 

Caribbean Students Association
CSA is looking for volunteers for the Women’s Appeal Drive, which will be held Thursday, April 7. All donations will be given to the Women’s shelter of Nacogdoches. Please e-mail csa_sfa@yahoo.com if you are interested in volunteering.

   
 

New course offering in the Maymester of 2011: The History of Film Music
Do you enjoy listening to movie soundtracks? If so, consider this new course offering in the Maymester of 2011: The History of Film Music, MUP 140.001. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and aesthetics of the music-cinema relationship from its origins to the present. Covering both popular and symphonic film scores from the earliest silent films to the present, specific topics, trends and composers will be studied in an historical and stylistic context. This will be accomplished through critical observation of selected films, listening and discussing how music enhances and plays a significant role in the drama of film. A prior knowledge of music is not required. This course will meet the requirements for one of the core fine arts courses. The will class meet from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Room 153 of the Wright Music Building. Contact Charles Gavin cgavin@sfasu.edu or (936) 468-1061 for additional information.

   
Clueless about upcoming SFA Athletics events?
Sign-up for the new Lumberjack Athletic e-Newsletter, which will be sent to your inbox every Tuesday morning! Sign up and you'll stay connected to what's happening with sports at Stephen F. Austin State University. Each issue will contain an overview of special events and a calendar of events for the week. Follow this link now!
   
 

monday

Axe's Up 4-on-4 Flag Football Tournament Registration
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Rec Center lobby | $30 per team

Get your team together and register for the Axe's Up Flag Football Tournament! Registration begins today at 11 a.m. in the Rec Center lobby and ends at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. Play begins Friday, April 8, at 4 p.m. and continues through Saturday, April 9, at 10 a.m.
   
 

Veteran’s Open Forum
3 to 4 p.m. | BPSC Room 2.201

Open to all Veteran’s to learn more about benefits, changes in benefits, advising and early registration.

   
Skydiving Registration Deadline
Register before 7 p.m. | Outdoor Center | Cost: $190

Want to get a feel for the sky first hand? Come skydive at Spaceland Houston with Outdoor Pursuits on Saturday, April 8! Around 8 a.m. we will head out of Nac to the jump site. After an extensive training we'll take up into the wild blue yonder. Soon you will experience the free fall back to earth! Lunch will be provided during the day. This trip will be an exciting way to "jump" into April! 
   

Debt Week: I.O.U.S.A. movie
7 p.m. | Kennedy Auditorium

To kick off Debt Week, "I.O.U.S.A." the movie will be shown, which boldly examines the rapidly growing national debt and its consequences.

   

Call of Duty: Laser Tag
7 to 10 p.m. | BPSC Twilight Ballroom

Come join Student Activities Association for LASER TAG! We will start at 7 p.m. and have two hours of Laser Tag planned - all for free! Get a team, come alone, come with a friend! It doesn't matter just come play laser tag with us!

   

P.R.I.D.E. Nac: SFA’s Gay-Straight Alliance
7 p.m. | BPSC Multimedia Room

P.R.I.D.E. Nac: SFA’s Gay-Straight Alliance is an organization working to dispel misconceptions and prejudices about the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied community. If you have any questions, find us on Facebook PRIDE NAC or e-mail PRIDENAC@yahoo.com.

   
 

tuesday

Axe's Up 4-on-4 Flag Football Tournament Registration
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Rec Center lobby | $30 per team

Get your team together and register for the Axe's Up Flag Football Tournament! Registration continues today at 11 a.m. in the Rec Center lobby and ends at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. Play begins Friday, April 8, at 4 p.m. and continues through Saturday, April 9, at 10 a.m
   
  Violinist Gary Levinson, guest artist recital
6 p.m. | Cole Concert Hall

The SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present violinist Gary Levinson in a guest artist recital at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Cole Concert Hall. Levinson, the senior principal associate concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony, and pianist Daredjan Kakouberi will present a program that includes sonatas by Claude Debussy, Ludwig van Beethoven and Giuseppe Tartini. Admission is free.
   

Delta Zeta‘s BIG MAN on Campus
6:30 p.m. | BPSC Twilight Ballroom

This event is open to any male at SFA, greeks and non-greeks! Delta Zeta will use the proceeds from BMOC to go toward the House Ear Institute, which is one of the world's foremost research, teaching, and treatment centers in the field of hearing. The registration fee to enter will be $10. Tickets are $3 each. The event will be set up like a pageant, but not so serious and more fun! The categories include a Q&A session, talent, and Pink & Green garment - the men will wear an outfit of pink and green, whatever they choose. For more information, please contact Jenni Howsman at jenni.howsman@gmail.com.

   
Debt Week: Roundtable Discussion
Discuss Health Care & National Debt

7 p.m. | BPSC President's Suite B

Student Government Association (SGA), visit our Facebook page or call (936) 468-3500.
   
  SFA Wind Ensemble's Monuments concert
7:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

The SFA Wind Ensemble will present its Monuments concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in W.M. Turner Auditorium. “The program is comprised of works that each have some monumental aspect,” explained Fred J. Allen, SFA director of bands. For instance, the band will perform two “monumental works”: David Maslanka’s Symphony No. 8 and Vaclav Nelhybel’s Tirittico. Also included on the program is John Philip Sousa’s Foshay Tower March, which was written for the 1929 opening ceremonies of the Minneapolis skyscraper. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for faculty/staff and $2 for students.
   
 

wednesday

Axe's Up 4-on-4 Flag Football Tournament Registration
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Rec Center lobby

Get your team together and register for the Axe's Up Flag Football Tournament! Registration ends today in the Rec Center Lobby at 4 p.m. $30 per team. Play begins Friday, April 8, at 4 p.m. and continues through Saturday, April 9, at 10 a.m.
   
  Ladyjack Softball vs. Houston Baptist
3 p.m. | SFA Baseball Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
Advanced Rock Climbing Clinic
6 to 8 p.m. | HPE Rock Room

Want to take your climbing skills to a whole new level? Come learn from the experts how to take on a mountain in this active clinic. You will learn how to set gear and safely get out of tricky situations. You are sure to learn a few things to take on your next climbing excursion. 
   

Deal or No Deal
7 to 10 p.m. | BPSC Movie theater

Come join us for DEAL OR NO DEAL! If you want to participate, come to the event for a chance to walk away with up to $500 or nothing at all!! Participants will be chosen at random from the audience, and there will also be a mystery give away box at the end of the show!

   
Debt Week: Roundtable Discussion
Discuss Social Security & National Debt

7 p.m. | BPSC President's Suite B

Student Government Association (SGA), visit our Facebook page or call (936) 468-3500.
   
  “It’s All Done with Mirrors . . . an avalanche of e.e. cummings”
performed by Emmy Award-winning screen and stage actor Anthony Zerbe

7:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

Emmy Award-winning screen and stage actor Anthony Zerbe will present his nationally acclaimed performance of “It’s All Done with Mirrors . . . an avalanche of e.e. cummings” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. In this uncommon mix of theatre and salon, Zerbe provides joyous access to the art and energy of one of America’s most beloved poets, moving pell mell through a parade of characters, accents and dazzling word play. The performance is a presentation of the SFA College of Fine Arts, Schools of Theatre and Art, and the Schmidbauer Artist Residency. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. For tickets or more information, please call (936) 468-6407.
   

Young Conservatives of Texas
6:30 p.m. | BPSC, Ladyjack Room

   
 

thursday

Sunrise Yoga
6:15 to 7:15 a.m. | Rec Center Courtyard

Let the beauty of the sun rising over the Intramural Fields bring peace and harmony to your Thursday.
   
Homerun Derby
4 to 6 p.m. | IMS Field 1

Batter provides their own pitcher. Ten outs to hit as many as you can! Win an awesome IMS champ T-shirt!
   
  Free anonymous alcohol use screenings
2 to 6 p.m. | Human Services Telecommunications Building lobby

The SFA Department of Human Services-Rehabilitation/Counseling Programs will offer free anonymous alcohol use screenings in recognition of National Alcohol Screening Day. Screenings will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the lobby of the Human Services Telecommunications Building. For more information, call the SFA Counseling Clinic at (936) 468-1041.
   
  Undergraduate Research Conference
4 to 8 p.m. | BPSC, Regents Suite A and Twilight Ballroom

For more information and schedule of events visit online.
   
Women of Virtue Lovely Lesson
5:30 p.m. | Village Conference Room

Come join Women of Virtue as we share a few words of The Greatest One Above and discuss together how great He is!
   

ALO Bible Study
6 p.m. | BPSC Multimedia Room (next to Starbucks)

Have you ever been to a Bible study on campus before? If not, we want you to check us out.
For over nine years Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority, Inc. has hosted ALO Bible Studies. The reasons were still going is because of YOU! The Word says to spread the gospel everywhere we go so that everyone has the opportunity to know Jesus Christ. We know that some of your friends, family or even you have not heard the gospel. That's why we want to invite you all. The topic this week is Esther!

   
Debt Week: Roundtable Discussion
Why College Costs so much!? with Dr. Gallant

7 p.m. | Liberal Arts North, Room 102

Student Government Association (SGA), visit our Facebook page or call (936) 468-3500.
   
SAA Movie Series Presents
"Blue Valentine" 7 p.m.
"The Green Hornet" 9:15 p.m.

Student tickets are just $1! Concessions are $.75 per item or $2 combo pack! Cinema is located on the 2nd floor of the student center next to Starbucks. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.
   
  American Bluegrass Masters Tour
7:30 p.m. | Turner Auditorium

Top names in the world of bluegrass music will grace the Turner stage as the College of Fine Arts presents the American Bluegrass Masters Tour at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7. Headlining the concert will be Grand Ole Opry member Bobby Osborne and his band, the Rocky Top X-Press. Other key entertainers include renowned banjo player Sammy Shelor, who will perform as a guest artist with The New South, and two-time Grammy winner Curtis Burch, who will perform as a guitar soloist and with the Dean Osborne Band. Tickets range from $17.50 to $35, with discounts available for seniors, faculty/staff, students and youth.
   
Two-Stepping Class
8 to 9 p.m. | Rec Center Courtyard

Want to learn how to two-step? Grab a partner and head over to Campus Rec! No dancing experience needed. Learn basic moves and fun tricks!
   
 

friday

The BIG Event Participant Deadline Today!

Do you need volunteer hours or do you like to help out the community? The BIG Event would be perfect for you! SFA's The BIG Event promotes unity between the campus and community as students come together for one day to express their gratitude through service for the support from the Nacogdoches community. Students work in teams to complete projects across the Nacogdoches County as a way to say "thank you!" to the community for their support of SFA students. If you would like to know more about The Big Event, check out the website at www.sfasu.edu/thebigevent.

   

Pippi Longstocking
9:30 a.m and 12:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

Can you imagine a 9-year-old girl with red hair, who lives by herself with a horse and a monkey, who happens to be the strongest most outrageous girl in the world? That’s what author Astrid Lindgren did when her daughter asked for a story! Join us for this delightful musical adaptation of Lindgren’s classic tale featuring one of literature’s most outrageous and unconventional heroines.

   
  Lumberjack Baseball vs. UTSA
3 p.m. | SFA Baseball Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
  Artist James Drake, artist lecture
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Room 160 of the SFA Music Building

As a preview to the opening of his Nacogdoches exhibition, artist James Drake will give an artist lecture from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, in Room 160 of the SFA Music Building. Drake, who is an internationally recognized artist from Lubbock, recently received the Texas Medal of Arts Award for Visual Arts. He is serving as the juror for TEXAS NATIONAL 2011. That exhibition and James Drake: Recent Works will both open at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at The Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. The lecture and both exhibitions are a joint presentation of the SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Art. Admission is free. For more information, please call (936) 468-1131.
   
SAA Movie Series Presents
"Blue Valentine" 7 p.m.
"The Green Hornet" 9:15 p.m.

Student tickets are just $1! Concessions are $.75 per item or $2 combo pack! Cinema is located on the 2nd floor of the student center next to Starbucks. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.
   
  "Oceans in Space"
7 p.m. | SFA Planetarium Building (50 on campus map) | $2 per person

Read more about this show.
   
  Student-directed production of Diana Son's Stop Kiss
7:30 p.m. | Downstage Theatre

The SFA School of Theatre will present a student-directed production of Diana Son's Stop Kiss at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9. All performances will be in the Downstage Theatre located on the first floor of the Griffith Fine Arts Building. Son's full-length play follows the tragic tale of two women who are assaulted when a bystander witnesses their shared kiss. "This play exposes the lives of those abused and harassed by bullies and shows the world that with time and love, everything will be okay," said director Miguel Maymi, Copperas Cove senior. The play is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $5 each.
   
 

saturday

  Ladyjack Tennis vs. Northwestern State
10 a.m. | SFA's Schlief Tennis Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   

Driving Jacks Spring Car Wash
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Walmart Automotive Center

Is your car covered in that yucky yellow pollen or that east Texas dirt? Driving Jacks will wash your car for $5. Yes, that's right only $5. So come out and help your fellow Lumberjacks!

   
  Lumberjack Baseball vs. UTSA
2 p.m. | SFA Baseball Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
  Student-directed production of Diana Son's Stop Kiss
2 and 7:30 p.m. | Downstage Theatre

The SFA School of Theatre will present a student-directed production of Diana Son's Stop Kiss at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9. All performances will be in the Downstage Theatre located on the first floor of the Griffith Fine Arts Building. Son's full-length play follows the tragic tale of two women who are assaulted when a bystander witnesses their shared kiss. "This play exposes the lives of those abused and harassed by bullies and shows the world that with time and love, everything will be okay," said director Miguel Maymi, Copperas Cove senior. The play is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $5 each.
   
  TEXAS NATIONAL 2011 public reception
6 to 8:30 p.m. | Ledbetter Gallery of The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Art will open TEXAS NATIONAL 2011 with a public reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in the Ledbetter Gallery of The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, 329 E. Main in downtown Nacogdoches. The 17th annual competition, open to all artists living and working in the United States, is juried each year by an internationally acclaimed artist. This year, artworks by 98 artists from 29 states have been chosen by juror James Drake, who will announce winners of the cash prizes totaling $3,500. In conjunction with TEXAS NATIONAL 2011, which runs through May 21, an exhibition of Drake’s recent works will be on exhibition upstairs in the Reavley Gallery. The Art Center’s regular hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, please call (936) 468-1131.
   
 

Pianist Jura Margulis, guest recital
7:30 p.m. | Cole Concert Hall

Jura Margulis, professor of piano at the University of Arkansas, will present a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in Cole Concert Hall as part of the SFA School of Music’s Cole Performing Arts Series. The internationally acclaimed pianist will present a program of works by Franz Liszt, including Mephisto Waltz and Sonata in B minor. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for faculty/staff and $2 for students.

   
 

sunday

  Ladyjack Tennis vs. Central Arkansas
11 a.m. | SFA's Schlief Tennis Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
  Lumberjack Baseball vs. UTSA
1 p.m. | SFA Baseball Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
SAA Movie Series Presents
"Blue Valentine" 7 p.m.
"The Green Hornet" 9:15 p.m.

Student tickets are just $1! Concessions are $.75 per item or $2 combo pack! Cinema is located on the 2nd floor of the student center next to Starbucks. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.
   
  Piney Woods Camerata
7:30 p.m. | Cole Concert Hall

The SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present the Piney Woods Camerata at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in Cole Concert Hall. The ensemble is composed of SFA faculty members Drs. Jennifer Dalmas (violin), Evgeni Raychev (cello) and Geneva Fung (piano) together with select SFA strings students. They will perform an all-baroque program that includes the Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 7 by Arcangelo Corelli and works by Tomaso Albinoni and Georg Philipp Telemann. The concert is a part of the School of Music's Cole Performing Arts Series. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for faculty/staff and $2 for students.
   
The Office of Student Affairs is committed to providing support for students with disabilities. If you are a student who needs an accommodation to attend or participate in one of our events or student organizations you are encouraged to stop by room 325 in the Human Services Building to make your request. You may also call us at (936) 468-3004, TDD: (936) 468-1004.
 
 

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