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Thursday, September 18

Interfaith Bible Study and Fellowship 11:30am-12:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join with Rev. Adrienne to study and discuss the Word of God

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Tennis vs Suffolk University, 3-6pm.

Christian Worship and Fellowhsip 4 p.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

Intramural Aqua Aerobics for Faculty and Staff 5:30-6:30pm. For more information, drop by the Intramural Office.

Friday, September 19

Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament, 6-9pm

Boston Folk Festival – Songwriting & Flatpicking Guitar Contests 7-10pm, UMass Boston Campus. Finalists in the two contests will perform on Friday Sept. 19. Winners will be chosen by panels headed by Tom Rush and Joel Mabus. The winners will perform on the field stage during the weekend. Applications available on the website, www.bostonfolkfestival.org. Tom Rush and Joel Mabus will also perfom Friday eve. The festival continues Sat and Sun. For more information, call 617-287-6911 or email [email protected].

Saturday, September 20

You can help give all communities an equal voice! UMass Boston Office of Service Learning and Community Outreach and the Columbia Point Community Partnership (www.cs.umb.edu/~cpcp) are striving to increase voter registration and participation on Columbia/ Savin Hill in Dorchester. Since 99 out of 3000 residents voted in the most recent election, CPCP has begun a civic education initiative. This includes registering a minimum of 500 voters this summer. We need your help this fall to make it a full success! By volunteering in door knocking at Columbia/Savin Hill you can help to encourage registered voters to vote in September’s primaries in September 23rd. The dates for which we need volunteers are: Saturday, 9/20, 10am-3pm Sunday, 9/21, 10am-3pm Monday, 9/22, 3pm-9pm Tuesday, 9/23, 10am-2pm For more information, call Audrey Morgenbesser at 617-822-2221 or email [email protected]. COASTSWEEP Beach Cleanup Throughout Massachusetts. The Urban Harbors Institute at UMass Boston is work alongside the Office of Coastal Zone Management to co-sponsor and organize COASTSWEEP. This is a statewide, beach cleanup that is now in its 16th year. In 2002, 4,000 volunteers collected almost 40,000 pounds of trash and marine debris from 125 locations. That’s over 180 miles of Massachusetts’ coastline! COASTSWEEP kicks of on Saturday, Sept. 20 with cleanups happening through late October. This is a statewide event that is co-sponsored and organized by the Urban Harbors Institute. To join an existing cleanup team, visit the COASTSWEEP website: www.state.ma.us/czm/coastsweep.htm. For more information, call Pauline Westhaver at 617-287-5570 or email [email protected].

Little East Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament,10am-1pm.

Boston Folk Festival 11am-7pm, UMass Boston Campus. A two-day cultural celebration filled with live music, dance workshops, and activities for children. Five stages on Saturday and Sunday feature contemporary and traditional folk music from national, local and international talent. Cruises of Boston Harbor will feature chantey singing. Browse the Festival Marketplace where a variety of craft and food items will be for sale. Partial list of artists:Sat-Scott Alarik, Tom Rush, Les Sampou;Sun-Greg Brown, Emmylou Harris, Richard Shindell. Check the website www.bostonfolkfestival.org for more details. For more information, call 617-287-6911 or email [email protected].

Sunday, September 21

You can help give all communities an equal voice! UMass Boston Office of Service Learning and Community Outreach and the Columbia Point Community Partnership (www.cs.umb.edu/~cpcp) are striving to increase voter registration and participation on Columbia/ Savin Hill in Dorchester. Since 99 out of 3000 residents voted in the most recent election, CPCP has begun a civic education initiative. This includes registering a minimum of 500 voters this summer. We need your help this fall to make it a full success! By volunteering in door knocking at Columbia/Savin Hill you can help to encourage registered voters to vote in September’s primaries in September 23rd. The dates for which we need volunteers are: Saturday, 9/20, 10am-3pm Sunday, 9/21, 10am-3pm Monday, 9/22, 3pm-9pm Tuesday, 9/23, 10am-2pm For more information, call Audrey Morgenbesser at 617-822-2221 or email [email protected].

Lupus Walk This year “TEAM Golden Key” will be walking in memory of LaShawnda Haltiwanger (College of Management, class of 2003). For details about participation, vist http://www.goldenkey.umb.edu For more information, email to Sue Coughlin at [email protected].

Boston Folk Festival 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., UMass Boston Campus. A two-day cultural celebration filled with live music, dance workshops, and activities for children. Five stages on Saturday and Sunday feature contemporary and traditional folk music from national, local and international talent. Cruises of Boston Harbor will feature chantey singing. Browse the Festival Marketplace where a variety of craft and food items will be for sale. Partial list of artists:Sat-Scott Alarik, Tom Rush, Les Sampou;Sun-Greg Brown, Emmylou Harris, Richard Shindell. Check the website www.bostonfolkfestival.org for more details. For more information, call 617-287-6911 or email [email protected].

Monday, September 22

You can help give all communities an equal voice! UMass Boston Office of Service Learning and Community Outreach and the Columbia Point Community Partnership (www.cs.umb.edu/~cpcp) are striving to increase voter registration and participation on Columbia/ Savin Hill in Dorchester. Since 99 out of 3000 residents voted in the most recent election, CPCP has begun a civic education initiative. This includes registering a minimum of 500 voters this summer. We need your help this fall to make it a full success! By volunteering in door knocking at Columbia/Savin Hill you can help to encourage registered voters to vote in September’s primaries in September 23rd. The dates for which we need volunteers are: Saturday, 9/20, 10am-3pm Sunday, 9/21, 10am-3pm Monday, 9/22, 3pm-9pm Tuesday, 9/23, 10am-2pm For more information, call Audrey Morgenbesser at 617-822-2221.

Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit Healey Library, 5th Floor, Walter Grossman Memorial Gallery. Runs September 1 – 30. Exhibit by UMass Boston alumnus Albert Brodsky featuring a compelling collection of black-and-white photographs dealing with the subject of alcohol use and abuse. The gallery is open Monday-Thursday, 9am-8pm; Fridays, 8am-5pm; Saturdays, 9am-5pm, and Sundays, 11am-7pm. An opening reception with the artist will be held at the gallery on September 7 from 3-6pm. Free and open to public. For a preview, visit http://www.umbwellness.org/fall_2003_preview.htm.

Women’s Tennis vs Johnson & Wales University 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., at Johnson & Wales University. For more information, call David Marsters at 617-287-7802 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer vs Worcester State College 7-9pm, at Worcester State College.

Tuesday, September 23

You can help give all communities an equal voice! UMass Boston Office of Service Learning and Community Outreach and the Columbia Point Community Partnership (www.cs.umb.edu/~cpcp) are striving to increase voter registration and participation on Columbia/ Savin Hill in Dorchester. Since 99 out of 3000 residents voted in the most recent election, CPCP has begun a civic education initiative. This includes registering a minimum of 500 voters this summer. We need your help this fall to make it a full success! By volunteering in door knocking at Columbia/Savin Hill you can help to encourage registered voters to vote in September’s primaries in September 23rd. The dates for which we need volunteers are: Saturday, 9/20, 10am-3pm Sunday, 9/21, 10am-3pm Monday, 9/22, 3pm-9pm Tuesday, 9/23, 10am-2pm For more information, call Audrey Morgenbesser at 617-822-2221.

Inquiry for Adult Baptism and Confirmation 11:30 a.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Interested in exploring becoming a member of the Catholic faith? Questions about what it is to be a Catholic? This time is set aside for anyone who has questions about where their faith is taking them and how they might proceed to own it in a more personal way. Held every Tuesday. Additional appointment times also available – please contact us. For more information,call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Free Harbor Cruise Noon-1:15pm, Fox Point Dock. Every Tuesday learn about the sites and sounds of the Boston Harbor Islands on board the M/V Hurricane while getting to know your fellow students and/or co-workers. Boat departs from Fox-Point dock. For more information, call Moni at 617-287-5404 or email [email protected].

Gaston Speakers Series: Art and Activism in the Years of Bush1-2:30pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Staff Lounge. Dominican American writer and featured speaker Junot Diaz is the highly acclaimed author of Drown, selected as a Notable Book for 1996 by the Village Voice, New York Times, and American Library Association. Junot Diaz is an Associate Professor at MIT and a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. For more information, call Hedy Castano at 617-287-5790 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer vs Suffolk University, 3:30-5:30pm

Interfaith Scripture Study and Reflection5:15-6:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join with your Interfaith Catholic Chaplain, Maggie Cahill to explore inspired writings. Works to be explored will include the Word of the Old and New Testament. Special requests are welcome. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Volleyball vs Worcester State College, 6-8pm.

Wednesday, September 24

Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit Healey Library, 5th Floor, Walter Grossman Memorial Gallery. Runs September 1 – 30. Exhibit by UMass Boston alumnus Albert Brodsky featuring a compelling collection of black-and-white photographs dealing with the subject of alcohol use and abuse. The gallery is open Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m; Fridays, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m; Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sundays, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. An opening reception with the artist will be held at the gallery on September 7 from 3- 6 p.m. Free and open to public. For a preview, visit http://www.umbwellness.org/fall_2003_preview.htm. For more information, call Healey Library at 617-287-5660.

Student Senate Government Meeting 2:30-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Lounge. For more information, call Bryan Smith at 617-287-7973 or email [email protected].

An Afternoon with Poet Adrienne Rich 2:30-4pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, University Club. The English Department’s Distinguished Lecturer Series presents a reading with one of America’s leading poets and essayist. Reception and book signing to follow. For more information, call English Dept. at 617-287-6700 or email [email protected].