Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk
The second annual Out of the Darkness walk for suicide prevention and awareness will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Case Center Green. Registration is free and the walk is open to the community. Sign up or donate online to help reach the $5,000 fundraising goal. Registration will also be available on-site at 1 p.m. the day of the walk. Associate Dean of Student Affairs for Health and Wellness Julia Routbort and Arielle Knight ’19 spoke about the event in a
recent WAMC radio interview.
Skidmore Athletics update
The softball team plays its final home games of the season this weekend, hosting Ithaca on Friday and Union on Saturday, while baseball settles in for a four-game series against RIT on Friday and Saturday. Women’s tennis will host
Vassar on Saturday to decide the Liberty League regular season title. Read more on the Skidmore Athletics website.
Skidmore African Drumming and Dance performance
Skidmore African Drumming and Dance performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Arthur Zankel Music Center’s Helen Filene
Ladd Concert Hall. For more information, contact Ruth Opara.
Performances of Skidmore Theater’s production of “Cabaret” will take place April 18-20 in the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater. Tickets can be purchased online.
Altered Book Contest
The fourth annual Lucy Scribner Library Altered Book Contest is open to Skidmore students, faculty and staff. Entries will be accepted through noon Friday, April 19. Stop by Scribner Library for more information.
Spring Dance Concert
The Skidmore Dance Department presents new works by Skidmore faculty choreographers and guest artist Danny Grossman at 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, and at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Skidmore Dance Theater. For tickets, contact the Skidmore Box Office or Ellen Grandy at 518-580-5360.
Skidmore College Orchestra concert
Skidmore College Orchestra presents “Swingin' Galactic Revolutions” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Zankel Music Center. Tickets can be purchased online.
“Factuality” board game and dialogue
“Factuality: A 90-minute crash course on structural inequality in America” will be presented from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor. Register online.
Bike to Work Day Challenge
Saratoga bike riders are
invited to join the Skidmore team and pledge to ride to work at least once during the week of May 13-17. For more information, contact Jennifer Natyzak.
Frances Day 2019
The sixth annual Frances Day, a community open house to be held Saturday, June 15, will feature art exhibitions, art-making activities, tours, food, music and more in honor of the museum’s namesake, Frances Young Tang ’61.
Summer flexible hours
Skidmore is again offering summer flex-time hours
to staff employees effective May 13 through Aug. 23. For more information, contact Leslie Miakisz.
Fall vegetable CSA with 9 Miles East Farm
Sign-ups are now open for the fall vegetable CSA, to get 12 weeks of freshly harvested vegetables delivered to campus on Friday afternoons from September through Thanksgiving. Sign up through 9 Miles East Farm's website or contact Gordon Sacks of 9 Miles East Farm.