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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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

7 am

2012 Patriots' Cup Corporate Challenge 8K

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Lobby

It’s for the physical fitness, the personal endurance, the camaraderie, and more importantly the beneficiary, The Arc of Northern Virginia, a non-profit organization that provides advocacy and direct service to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Race begins at 9:00 am.

The Arc of Northern Virginia, (703) 532-3214

Web Site

8 am - 7:30 pm

We the People National Finals

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall; The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel

One thousand high school students from the 50 states, DC, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands will participate in the We the People National Finals - a 3-day competition on te US Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

We the People - Main Office, (818) 591-9321, cce@civiced.edu

Web Site

9 am - 5 pm

SPP Transparency Camp 2012

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall

A great opportunity to explore areas of interest from your work or academic studies and you’ll be able to network with hundreds of professionals from around the world. Registration required online.

$10

School of Public Policy, (703) 993-2280

Web Site

10 am - 6 pm

Earth Week Hike at White Oaks Canyon

White Oaks Canyon, Shenandoah National Park; Meet at Fairfax Campus

RSVP Required http://bit.ly/GXymwr

End your Earth Week 2012 experience with a relaxing walk in the woods, rejuvenating swim in a mountain river, and good conversations with people like you. Join us for a hike of White Oak Canyon in Shenandoah National Park. Bring a lunch, good shoes, water, and a bathing suit. Registration is required and transportation will be provided.

Free

Jenny Upton, (703) 993-7725, jupton2@gmu.edu, Office of Sustainability

Web Site

10:30 am - 12 pm

Mason Siblings Day

George Mason University

First annual Siblings Day is a day full of events for Mason students and their siblings. Join us for a trip to Kings Dominion, Pizza Party, Trivia, Laser Tag, Drive-In Movie and More! For more information and to register online visit masonfamily.gmu.edu. 

Jennifer Burns, (703) 993-4281, jburns10@gmu.edu, Office of Orientation and Family Programs and Services

Web Site

2 pm

A Memorial Concert: Celebration of Life

Harris Theatre

School of Music, (703) 993-1380

Web Site

2 pm

Asian American Heritage Month Celebration

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Enjoy performances by: Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe, Japanese Taiko Club, Washington Korean Dance Company, Natyabhoomi School of India Dance, Wrhatnala Indonesia Music and Dance, and Sri Lanka Dance Group of Washinton. Opening remarks by Provost Peter Stearns.

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

Web Site

3:30 pm

New Dominion Choraliers: NDC Showstoppers!

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater

Join us as we sing audience and chorus favorites from previous Spring shows and community outreach performances. A Doo-Wop quartet will perform a medley of familiar hits and The Supremes will come alive again!

Hylton Performing Arts Center, (703)-993-7759

Web Site

7 pm

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffery Seigel

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

The Power and Passion of Brahms

$38; $30; $19

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

Web Site

7 pm - 9 pm

Concert: Saxophone Ensemble

Harris Theatre

School of Music, (703) 993-1380