This Week's Calendar
Wednesday, March 7
Softball vs. Prairie View A&M University
Thursday, March 8
Men's basketball at Southland Conference Tournament
Friday, March 9
Track and field at two-day NCAA Indoor Championships
Baseball vs. University of Louisiana at Monroe
Men's golf at two-day Border Olympics
Softball vs. Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
1 and 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 10
Baseball vs. University of Louisiana at Monroe
Bowling at two-day USBC Sectionals
Softball vs. Texas A&M - Corpus Christi
Tennis at Nicholls State University
Women's basketball in Southland Conference Tournament
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News & Announcements
International Women’s Day scheduled for tomorrow
The second annual teach-in for International Women's Day is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in Steen Library’s Wyatt Room.
The event is come and go. A new presenter starts every half hour.
For more information, visit the event's Facebook page.
SFA Gardens to host Little Princess Tea Party
SFA Gardens will host its annual Little Princess Tea Party at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden.
Join charming butterfly fairies for a delightful party with treats, magic and merriment among the enchanting pines and azaleas. Princesses are encouraged to wear their favorite princess or fairy apparel and enjoy a magical day in the garden. This event is recommended for princesses ages 3 to 10 accompanied by an adult.
Tickets are $30 per person and can be reserved online.
Seating is limited. For more information, contact SFA Gardens at (936) 468-1832, or visit sfagardens.sfasu.edu.
History department to host Dr. Julia Brock
SFA’s history department will host Dr. Julia Brock, public historian and assistant professor and co-director of the Center for Public History at the University of West Georgia, Tuesday, March 20 through Thursday, March 22.
Brock is the former director of interpretation in the Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books at Kennesaw State University in Georgia and curator at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education in Georgia.
In addition to journal articles about museums, oral history and archives, her recent scholarship includes a monograph on hunting and leisure in the New South and a documentary history of Rosie the Riveter.
Brock will give a presentation about her exciting work from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in Ferguson Building, Room 474. A meet and greet is scheduled from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in Ferguson Building, Room 291. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.
SFA Gardens to feature Dr. Franta Majs tomorrow
SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center.
Dr. Franta Majs, director of SFA’s Soil, Plant and Water Analysis Laboratory, will present “For Better Fruits, Vegetables and Landscapes, Test Your Soil.”
The lecture is free and open to the public, but donations to the Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series fund are always appreciated.
Parking is available at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center and Raguet Elementary School. For more information, call (936) 468-4129, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SFA – 9 vs. Texas Southern University – 4
SFA – 1 vs. Mexican Under 20 Team – 3
Tickets still available for The Barefoot Movement bluegrass concert
Tickets are still available for the upcoming concert of The Barefoot Movement, the exciting, young bluegrass band performing at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Turner Auditorium.
Heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," The Barefoot Movement was named "Band of the Year" in 2014 by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Billboard Magazine describes their sound as “slices of bluegrass, country, folk and even a little bit of rock and roll.”
Prior to the performance, artist, musician and SFA Professor Emeritus Charles D. Jones will present an informative talk at 7 p.m. in Griffith Gallery.
Tickets for the University Series are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $10 for non-SFA students and youth. Tickets for SFA students are $3. For tickets or more information, stop by the Box Office, call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
A Cappella Choir to premiere ‘Where Everything is Music’ tomorrow
SFA’s A Cappella Choir will present “Where Everything is Music” at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Cole Concert Hall.
The A Cappella Choir will perform the North American premiere of Swedish composer Bo Hansson’s original composition “Where Everything is Music” for choir and cello.
The 900-year-old text from Persian poet Rumi talks about removing barriers and boundaries in life. Dr. Evgeni Raychev, cello instructor at SFA, will collaborate with the choir. Other works performed will feature “Reggel” (“Morning”) by the Hungarian-Austrian avant-garde composer György Ligeti. The rhythmic Haitian folk song “Peze Kafe” by Swedish arranger Sten Källman, along with the melancholy “Nächtens” (“In the Night”) by Johannes Brahms and other selections will complete the program.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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