Weekly Event Roundup: Feb. 24 – 29, 2020

Compiled by Phoebe Doscher, News Editor

Monday, Feb. 24:

  • Free Stamps for Voting
    • Noon to 1 p.m. in the CUB Lobby
    • Democracy Matters will be handing out free stamps to mail absentee ballots

Tuesday, Feb. 25:

  • Coffee, Cookies, and Copyright
    • 12:30 – 2 p.m. in the Browsing Room at Musselman Library
    • Drop in to learn how Fair Use applies to course reserves, faculty publishing, and film screenings. Chat with library staff about responsibly using copyrighted materials.

Wednesday, Feb. 26:

  • College House Recruitment Fair
    • 5:30-7:30 p.m. in CUB Lobby

Thursday, Feb. 27:

  • Environmental Studies Annual Lecture
    • 4 – 5:30 p.m. in Science Center 200
    • Franklin Kury will discuss Article 1 Section 27 of Pennsylvania’s constitution, the Environmental Rights Amendment. Maya K. van Rossum will then discuss her vision for Green Amendments for Generations, a movement to ensure constitutional protection of environmental rights in every state.
  • Sense and Sensibility Opening Night
    • 7:30 p.m. in the Kline Theatre (Performances run Feb. 27-29 and March 2 at 7:30 p.m., March 1 at 2 p.m.)
    • The Theatre Arts Department and Owl & Nightingale Players present Sense and Sensibility, adapted from Jane Austen by Kate Hamill
    • Admission is free. Tickets must be reserved for Friday and Saturday by calling 717-337-6060

Friday, Feb. 28:

  • Bob Ross Paint Night
    • Seating 1: 7:30 p.m., Seating 2: 9:30 p.m. in the Attic
    • CAB sponsors a night of painting along with Bob Ross to get in the spirit of spring
  • Cool Winter Jazz: Jazz Ensemble Concert
    • 8 p.m. at the Majestic Theater
    • Led by Paul Carr, the Jazz Ensemble will perform repertoire from the swing era to contemporary period, paying tribute to jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove
    • Tickets are $5; free for those with a Gettysburg College ID and children 18 and under

Saturday, Feb. 29:

  • Garthwait Leadership Center: Emerging Leaders Retreat
    • 9:15 a.m. – 4 p.m. in CUB Ballroom
    • The GLC’s 11th annual retreat is a conference-style learning experience to gain leadership skills
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Author: Phoebe Doscher

Phoebe Doscher ’22 is the News Editor for The Gettysburgian. She previously served as a staff writer, features section copy editor, and Assistant News Editor. Originally from Sandy Hook, CT, she is an English with a Writing Concentration and Theatre Arts double major. Aside from writing and editing, she studies voice at the Sunderman Conservatory of Music and can often be seen working on and offstage in the theatre department.

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