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Pride Week 2012

Celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning community with events all week long.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2731

 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Office of Diversity Programs & Services, (703) 993-2700

 

Pride Week 2012: Fox-May Scholarship Awareness

Johnson Center, Kiosks

The scholarship, organized by StandOUT, is given to someone who displays strong support of the LGBTQ community. Stop by the Johnson Center, Kiosks during the week to find out more information.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Spring Break Sports and Recreation Camp

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center

Ages 5-12.  Camp will include sports and recreation, arts, crafts, swimming and fun.  Send camper with tennis shoes, snacks, lunch, swimsuit and towel.  Register at least one week in advance to avoid cancellation.  Before and after care included.

$45/day

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513

Web Site

10 am - 12 pm

Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 1602

Defeating Insider Attacks via Autonomic Self-Protective Networks presented by Faisal M. Sibai.

Volgenau School of Engineering, (703) 993-1505

Web Site

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Academic Skills Workshop: Organizational Strategies

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Come to this workshop to learn techniques to better manage your paper flow and arrange your desk, computer files, and living space in ways that will help you be more efficient and productive. Open to Mason students only.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

11 am - 12 pm

Statistics Seminar

Johnson Center, Room B

Spring 2012 weekly statistical seminar, featuring speakers from academia, private industry and the government.

Statistics Department, (703) 993-3645

Web Site

12 pm - 2 pm

Pride Week 2012: Discussion

Johnson Center, Room E

Dean Spade's Fighting To Win. Highlighting the T in LGBTQ, a discussion on issues for transgender folks. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome to come.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

1 pm

Ringling Brothers Circus: Fully Charged

Patriot Center

Don’t miss Fully Charged, the all-new surge of circus entertainment from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® where megawatts of thrills explode off of the arena floor with breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-before-seen performances that energize children of all ages!

$110, $75, $55, $30, $18, $14

Patriot Center Box Office, (703) 993-3000

Web Site

2 pm - 3 pm

SANG Seminar: S-STORE

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 4201

Socially-Aware Distributed Data Storage presented by Duc A. Tran.

Volgenau School of Engineering, (703) 993-1505

Web Site

3 pm - 4:15 pm

Jazz Masterclass with Byron Stripling

de Laski Performing Arts Building, Room A327C

School of Music, (703) 993-1380

Web Site

4 pm - 5:30 pm

Experimental Economics Seminar: Bart Wilson

Arlington Campus, Truland Building, Room 648

Bart Wilson visits from Chapman University.

Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, (703) 993-4719

Web Site

5 pm - 6:30 pm

Pride Week 2012: TQ Mason Open Meeting

Student Union Building I, Room 2200

Open to trans, genderqueer, and gender variant people and their allies, TQ Mason's goal is to provide a safe and supportive space to talk about issues relevant to the community or the lives of those within it.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

6 pm - 11 pm

The Prelude: APA Heritage Month Kick-off Check the Mike

Johnson Center, Bistro

Check the Mike and hear the voices of underrepresented individuals through poetry, music, and the raw power of self-expression. Whether coming to perform or to listen, this exciting event invites all to come out and not only witness, but also experience the phenomenon of spoken word.

Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education, (703) 993-2700

Web Site

7 pm - 9 pm

Pride Week 2012: Speed Friending

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall, North

Meet new LGBT/Queer folks and join a low pressure fun and friendly version of speed dating.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

7:30 pm

Ringling Brothers Circus: Fully Charged

Patriot Center

Don’t miss Fully Charged, the all-new surge of circus entertainment from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® where megawatts of thrills explode off of the arena floor with breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-before-seen performances that energize children of all ages!

$110, $75, $55, $30, $18, $14

Patriot Center Box Office, (703) 993-3000

Web Site

8 pm

Mason Players: The Life of Galileo

Harris Theatre

Written by Bertolt Brecht, translation by David Edgar, directed by Rick Davis.

$15; $10

Center for the Arts Box Office, (703) 993-8888

Web Site

8 pm

APEX Cycle Education

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Parking Lot

The Occoquan Lot will be closed each Friday evening at/by 8:00 pm and will re-open on Sunday evenings by 8:00 pm.

APEX Cycle Education, (571) 201-7661

Web Site

9 pm - 11 pm

Pride Week 2012: Drag Show

Johnson Center, Atrium

Come join some of DC's finest drag queens and kings as they stut their stuff during our annual hit drag show.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site

11 pm - 1 am

Pride Week 2012: After-Drag Dance Party

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall, South

Music, mingling, and fun, as well as meet and greet with the evening's celebrity performers.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

Web Site