State College Area
Diversity Calendar - February 2017
Save the Date!
Cultural Empowerment for Women Series Luncheon
“Part Time or Full Time - Cash for your Talents! (aka Starting your Own Business)”
March 16, 2017, 11:30 - 2 pm
The Penn Stater, University Park
Hope to see you there!!!
Attendance is limited - contact us at (814) 865-6614
if you are interested.
November 2 - March 1, 2017 - pm
Donate your used books for the May 13-16 AAUW State College book sale. Book dropoff location: 178 Technology Drive, Boalsburg. Mondays 6-8 pm; Tues/Wed: 9am-2/30 pm; Volunteers available to assist. At other times/days, please place books in blue bins.
January 6 - February 26, 2017
Bellefonte Museum, 133 N. Allegheny St, Bellefonte, PA 16823
The exhibition is a large collection of paintings by self taught artist, Billy Mills, (1918-2002) of Bellefonte, a well known local hero who lived with severe difficulties.
January 17 - May 5, 2017
Penn State University Libraries Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 103 Paterno Library
This exhibit recognizes the centennial anniversary of America’s entry into the “Great War,” and captures the perspective of the common foot soldier.
February 1, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Letterman’s Sports Grill, 1031 E. College Ave, State College, PA
“Sips” is a chance for your to network with new folks, catch up with old friends, and learn about upcoming events. Bring friends or coworkers. No invite needed, just RSVP. Non-members can test drive SCYP for a night for $5. For more info, see:
February 3, 2017 - 5-9 pm
First Friday - Downtown State College
Mixture of art, music, activities and retail/restaurant discounts. Click link for schedule, map and activities.
February 4, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Celebration Hall, 2280 Commercial Blvd, State College
A night at Wisecrackers Comedy Club - proceeds donated to Taproot Kitchen, a community hub for young adults with autism & intellectual disabilities. Doors open at 7:30 pm for a silent auction, show starts at 9 pm. Email email@example.com to purchase tickets.
216 Willard, University Park
9-9:45 am - Delia Wendel, PhD “Reconciliation Taking Place: Conflict and Neighborliness in Post-Genocide Rwanda”
9:45-10:30 am: Neelima Jeychandran, PhD “African Memoryscapes in India: Memorial Schrines, Guardian Spirits, and Sacred Landscapes”
10:30-11:15 am: Allison S. Curseen, PhD “Four Little Girls: Ante-Development, Blackness & Unruly Dependent Objects”
11:15am-12pm: Imania D. Owens, PhD “imperial Crossroads: US-Caribbean Literature and the Uses of Folk Culture”
12-12:45 pm: Erin Gray, PhD “The Incendiary Third Image of Lynching: Santiago Alvarez’s Now! & the Red Summer of 1965”
February 8, 12-1pm: Carolyn Roberts, PhD “Medical Terror and the African Healing in the Atlantic Slave Trade
February 7, 2017 - 11:30 am to 1 pm
Community Diversity Group (CDG) Monthly Meeting, The Penn Stater, University Park (odd months)
The State College Borough Municipal Building, S. Allen, State College (even months)
Meeting on the first Tuesday of each month to further the CDG mission: To foster an inclusive and interactive community which attracts and retains a pool of potential employees and residents from underrepresented groups. Meetings are open to the public. Contact Carol Eicher (Penn Stater), chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-865-6614 for more info.
February 7, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Eisenhower Aud., University Park
San Francisco Chronicle reviewer: Their brand of show business is “a bit punk, undeniably in your face, refreshingly progressive, unapologetically off-color, and gleefully Australian.” Features a caravan of madcap musicians and acrobats.
February 11, 2017 - 11 am
Borough Bldg, 243 S. Allen, State College
Join Leftright Repeat and the Women’s Resource Center of Centre County for a fun fill wintery run in the Borough of State College. All proceeds donated to CCWRC. Registration beginning at 9:45 am in Borough Bldg main lobby.
February 12, 2017 - 4 pm
Bryce Jordan Center, University Park
2017 World Tour!
February 14, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, University Park
Based in northeastern, Brazil, Balé Folclórico da Bahia performs dances rooted in Africa, Europe and America. Authentic folk dances and music from various cultures.
February 15, 2017 - 1 pm
Pattee and Paterno LIbraries, University Park
1-5 pm: Group conversation checkouts
6 pm: Reception in Mann Assembly Room
7 pm “Bestsellers Panel” Interested participants can read a human book “synopses” and sign up for a time slot at http://tinyurl.com/human-psulibs.
February 23, 12-1 pm
Mokita Dialogues: Power of Dialogue
SC Municipal Bldg, 243 S. Allen, Ste 227, State College
New Leaf initiative - 3rd Thurs of Every Month. Mokita means “a truth we all know, but agree not to talk about.” These brown bag luncheon discussions will address critical social concerns and the development of our community. Each session will include presentations, group discussions, activities and opportunities for follow-up action.
February 28, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, University Park
LIve music, live painting, and projected animation combine to create a uniquely immersive experience.
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