SQUEAK ON THE CREEK TO BENEFIT BASEBALL AND DOG RESCUE THURSDAY, APRIL 24
Enter to win BIG prizes. On Thursday, April 24 at 5:30 PM, Eastern University Baseball will float numbered doggie toys over a stretch of the creek on Eastern’s St. Davids campus. The toys will be dropped at the bridge in front of Sparrowk Hall. Every doggie toy will be donated to Main Line Animal Rescue. The first toys down the creek will win. Attendance is not required to win. See Coach Jed Morris (firstname.lastname@example.org) or a player to buy your specially numbered toys. 1 toy-$5; 5 toys-$20; 10 toys-$40. Prizes include Dinner and room in Atlantic City, N.J. ,Cal Ripkin Jr. Autographed jersey, An EU Baseball Prize Pack (2 hats, 3 shirts, and a Blanket). Send your checks to the Eastern University Gym with attention to Jed Morris, Eastern University Baseball, or give them to an EU baseball player for delivery. Flyers are available in the Gym lobby.
SPRING CELEBRATION OF ART AFTER 5 AT PHILA. MUSEUM OF ART
Art After 5 celebrates spring with an exceptional array of talent, enlivening the Great Stair Hall every Friday evening with performances, gallery tours, cocktails, and tapas. All performances are free after Museum admission and are from 5:45 to 6:45 PM and 7:15 to 8:15 PM in the Museum’s Great Stair Hall. Guided gallery tours are offered throughout the evening, and select galleries remain open until 8:45 PM. Schedule includes April 25: Yeahwon Shin, Korean folk songs; May 2: Bearded Ladies Warhol Cabaret which invites guests to screen print their own Warhol-inspired T-shirts; May 9: The Jōst Project interprets classic rock; May 16: Farah Siraj from Jordan presents a range of Arabic Flamenco Jazz; May 23: Teen Dance Party; May 30: Eleanor Dubinsky presents a mellow sound that samples French pop, new American soul, and Latin rhythms; June 6: Martha Graham Cracker and pianist Victor Fiorillo return with campy cultural commentary and music; June 13: Elle Gyandoh sings rhythm-and-blues and pop; June 20: Michael Pedecin on Tenor saxophone; June 27: Art Splash Opening Party where Grammy-Award-winning musician Bakithi Kumalo leads families in Keep the Beat!, a multilingual concert. Full details here.
EASTERN UNIVERSITY WORSHIP TEAM AUDITIONS MONDAY, APRIL 28 (NOW AVAILABLE FOR CREDIT)
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to audition for the Worship Team: Monday, April 28, from 7-10:30 PM. The Worship Team leads worship for weekly Chapel services, First Year Orientation, and special campus events. Openings are available for singers and instrumentalists. We are seeking diverse musical styles (contemporary, gospel, jazz, latin, rock). Applicants must be available for rehearsals on Monday evenings and Wednesday Chapel services. Pick up applications and sign up for an audition outside of the Dining Commons (Walton Hall 2nd fl). Auditions will take place in Workman Hall. Questions? Contact Theresa Noye, Chapel Worship Team Advisor (email@example.com or 610-341-5992).
SPRING MUSIC FESTIVAL APRIL 25-26 AT ST. DAVIDS
Enjoy Eastern's instrumental and choral ensembles in seasonal, sacred and classical repertoire on Friday, April 25 at 8 PM and Saturday, April 26 at 3 PM and 8 PM. Buy a ticket to one concert and attend the other two for free! Held in McInnis Auditorium at St. Davids. These are the groups performing: April 25 at 8 PM are Eastern Winds, Jazz Band, Flute Ensemble, Angels of Harmony. April 26 at 3 PM are Orchestra Society, Eastern Strings, Turning Point. April 26 at 8 PM are University Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Special Presentation from a Good Friday Tenebrae Service. Tickets are $10 general admission; $8 for children/seniors; and $5 with EU ID. Call the Box Office at 610-225-5545.
CREATIVE PRESENTATION ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING APRIL 27
The Church of the Holy Trinity in Rittenhouse Square, 1904 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA invites us to this presentation of Huring a Child Takes a Minute...Healing Takes a Lifetime and a Lifeline on Sunday, April 27, at 5 PM. Presented by Francesca Nuzzolese with the support of students from Palmer Seminary and Eastern University. Suggested donation is $15 at the door. Benefits World Hope International. Learn more here.
DE-STRESS WITH DOGS AT WARNER LIBRARY APRIL 29 and 30
For all you dog lovers, Warner Library at St. Davids is hosting the 2nd annual De-Stress with Dogs, a group of certified therapy dogs for everyone to come and pet and just hang out with! Tuesday, April 29 from 10 AM-1 PM and Wednesday, April 30 from 12-3 PM. Stop by to throw a Frisbee on the lawn outside the library and Walton Hall, or just sit and pet a dog to calm your frazzled nerves from end-of-semester stress. SAB will also be providing snacks and water along with two massage chairs on the second level of HHC. This event is open to the entire Eastern community.
TRI-COUNTY CONCERT SIMA TRIO PERFORMS AT ST. DAVIDS APRIL 27
Come out on Sunday, April 27, at 3 PM to McInnis Auditorium, Eastern University, to hear the young Sima Trio. They will perform the Haydn Trio in G Major; Brahms Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87; and Babadjanian Trio in F sharp minor. Purchase tickets here.
SINGERS WANTED TO JOIN CHURCH PRAISE AND WORSHIP TEAM
If you enjoy singing vibrant and uplifting music that promotes an atmosphere of joyful worship to God, and you would like to share your vocal gifts, we are looking for several singers to join our worship team. If you are available one or two Sundays a month, please contact Keisha at 215-219-3061. Our church is located near the Philadelphia airport and is easily accessible by public transportation. (posted 4/10/14)
SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER FAMILY FUN AT EASTERN UNIVERSITY POOL
Words cannot express how glad we are to invite you all to join us at the EU pool outside by the Gym at St. Davids this Summer. Contact our Conference office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR WALK MS RIDLEY CREEK APRIL 27
Join the Walk MS: Ridley Creek on Sunday, April 27, from 6:30 AM to 1 PM. Volunteers are extremely important to achieving the goal of the National MS Society. Walk starts at the Devon Horse Show, 23 Dorset Road, Devon, PA 19333. To volunteer, contact Megan Sanders at email@example.com or sign up here.
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR GRADUATE AND DOCTORAL STUDENTS NOW OPEN
EASTERN UNIVERSITY OFFERS SUMMER ONLINE COURSES
Eastern University is offering Summer Online Courses in two sessions: May 14-June 25 and June 30-August 7. Courses offered include Business, Education, English, Psychology and General Education. Tuition for the summer courses is $395 a credit or $1,185 a course. Current students in the College of Arts and Sciences may register using MyEastern. Students outside of Eastern University can register for summer courses by filling out the visiting student application located on the Web site. For the full listing of summer courses and dates offered, visit www.eastern.edu/summeronline.
PRISCILLA INSTITUTE 10th ANNIVERSARY WOMEN'S FAIR MAY 2-3
Come celebrate the Priscilla Institute at Palmer Seminary's 10th Anniversary on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3, at White Rock Baptist Church, 5240 Chestnut St., Phila., PA 19139. The theme is Sankofa, taking from the past what is good and bringing it into the present. Friday, May 2, is the Benefit Banquet for Scholarships. 5:45-9 PM. Cost is $60 per person. The speaker is Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan, Pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Proceeds benefit the Brenda L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship award, which is a full one-year scholarship for Priscilla Institute women in their second year of study. To purchase tickets for the banquet call 484-384-2985 or online at: www.palmerseminary.edu. Saturday, May 3, Women's Fair is 8 AM Continental Breakfast and 9 AM Plenary Session with Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan. 10:30 AM Workshops with Rev. Dr. Eve Lynne Fenton, Rev. Dr. Marsha Brown Woodard, Dr. Delia Melton Tate, Rev. Dr. Francesca Nuzzolese. 12:30 PM Luncheon program followed by a panel discussion, offering an opportunity to interact with wise women leaders.
6K FOR WATER RUN IS SATURDAY, MAY 3
6 kilometers is the average distance women in Africa walk for water each day. COME UNITY is local nonprofit that is committed to changing that fact. This year the 5th annual Philadelphia/East Norriton 6k for Water is Saturday, May 3 at the beautiful Norristown Farm Park! All proceeds from the race will go directly towards construction of a new well in East Africa. Register by April 1 to receive the early bird price ($30) and a race tee shirt. Students under age 23 may use code "STUDENT" to receive $10 off. Find more information and register here.
THE TOSS YOUR CAPS CELEBRATION AT THE ART MUSEUM ON FRIDAY, MAY 9
Join us as 30 distinguished Eastern University graduates are honored by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter at the 5th Annual Toss Your Caps Citywide College Graduation Celebration on Friday, May 9, from 12:00 noon to 2 PM at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This event is in recognition of the city’s higher education partners who have helped to increase Philadelphia’s college attainment rate from 18% to 24% over the past 5 years. Participating students will be recognized through a citywide class photo with the Mayor. We extend the invitation to the Eastern community to come out in support of their fellow Eastern community members as we collectively celebrate their achievement. Note: This event is for graduates from CCGPS and Esperanza only as CAS will be participating in their own graduation related activities at this time. Contact Ross Woods at firstname.lastname@example.org.
URBAN STUDIES GRADUATE RESEARCH FORUM MAY 7
The Urban Studies Department presents its Annual Graduate Research Forum on Wednesday, May 7, at 6 PM in Warner Memorial Library Atrium at St. Davids. This forum includes 2-minute thesis presentations from each Urban Studies graduate, plus a culminating presentation from the winner of the Outstanding Thesis Award. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public, but space is limited. To RSVP, contact Shayla Price at 215-769-3120 or email@example.com by Wednesday, April 30.
HOW TO SCHEDULE A VISIT TO ESPERANZA COLLEGE IN PHILADELPHIA
Esperanza College of Eastern University, located at 4261 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, welcomes Walk-in appointments Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. INDIVIDUAL VISITS should be requested at least two days in advance. GROUP VISITS from high schools and other groups are welcome. Please notify us at least 2-3 weeks in advance. To schedule your campus visit, please call 215-324-0746 x410.