Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Things To Do In Logan: Monday 11/28/2011 Events

KA-POW! GRAPHIC NOVEL EXHIBITION
The Merrill-Cazier Library is presenting Ka-pow! Graphic Novels, an exhibition on graphic novels used in academia. It will be shown in the atrium of the Merrill-Cazier Library from Oct. 24 through Dec. 10. A formal opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. in room 101 of the Library where several USU professors will discuss the use of graphic novels in their current classroom curriculum. Where: Merrill-Cazier Library Atrium. Open to: Everyone! Contact: Vicki Read, 435.797.2914, vicki.read@usu.edu When: Open all day during Merrill-Cazier Library hours from Oct. 24th to December 10th. Cost: Free!

AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT
Come see the AIDS Memorial Quilt display at USU. There will be an opening reception held Monday from 5pm to 7pm. When: Monday, Nov 28 through Thursday Dec 01 - All Day. Location: TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: Free and open to the public. Website: http://www.usu.edu/accesscenter/aidsquilt.cfm Contact: The Center for Women and Gender, 435-797-9222, melissa.keller@usu.edu

STARTING SMALL ART EXHIBIT
Collected by old and new, 'Starting Small' showcases USU student collections curated by current students. The exhibit illustrates the diversity of art and its collection through the eyes of independent students. Four Utah State students, Trissta Lyman, Megan Mitchell, Brady Mathews and Megan Evans, are curating the exhibit and gathering artwork from other student’s private collections. An opening reception will be held Nov. 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall. The exhibit runs Nov. 7 - Dec. 1 from 9am to 5pm. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

MARION HYDE EXHIBITION
Stop by and view the Marion Hyde Exhibit in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall, Chase Fine Arts Center, on the USU Campus. Exhibit runs from 11/05/2011 to 12/01/2011 open 10am to 5pm. Cost: Free!

USU UNDERGRAD ART EXHIBIT
The Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University Presents their Undergraduate Art Exhibition. The show includes student work in painting, sculpting, drawing, photo, printmaking, and ceramics. The show runs from Nov. 7 – Dec. 2nd from 10am to 5pm, in the USU FAV Gallery 102, and is open and free to the public. A reception will be held at the gallery, Nov. 18th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. where awards will be given. Come meet the artists, enjoy refreshment, and enjoy a spectacular exhibition of talent.

MOM OR DAD & ME ICE SKATING
Mom or Dad & Me sessions are held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Eccles Ice Center. Location: 2825 N. 200 East. For $6 a session, pre-school age children skate for free with a paying adult and receive a complimentary hot chocolate. Call 787-2288 or visit http://www.ecclesice.com/ for more information.

ELLEN ECCLES THEATRE TOUR
Tours commence at 10:30 Am every Monday & Friday, except for show days & holidays. CVCA tours are free and take about 30 minutes. Groups larger than 15 should make reservations by calling the CVCA Ticket Office at 435-752-0026.

AGGIE TO AGGIE LUNCHEON
Sponsored by the Young Alumni Association, Aggie-to-Aggie Luncheons give USU Alumni an opportunity to hear from a guest speaker, socialize over lunch and network with each other. Bring your own lunch and the Young Alumni Association will provide the Aggie Ice Cream. Come listen to Hunstman School of Business's Eric Shulz as he speaks on the topic of "Meaningful vs. Mindless Marketing." Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: Free. When: Monday at noon. Website: http://www.usu.edu/alumni/events/index.cfm#aggie2aggie Contact: Alumni Relations Office, 435-797-2055, alumni@usu.edu

ROCKHAUS FAMILY NIGHT
Monday is Family Night $7.00/person minimum of 2 after 5:00 PM. Must be immediate family. 1780 NORTH 200 EAST NORTH LOGAN, UTAH 84321 Contact: Rockhaus Climbing Gym phone: 435.713.0068 fax: 435.713.0069

FAMILY NIGHT ICE SKATING
The Eccles Ice Center offers Family Night from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Mondays at the center, 2825 N. 200 East, North Logan. Up to eight people can skate for $30, including skates. Call 752-1170 for an updated, daily schedule as times are subject to change. For more information, call 787-2288.

COSMIC BOWLING
The Cache Valley Fun Park offers Cosmic Bowling every Monday from 7pm until close. Bowling prices start at 3pm. Location: 255 E 1770 N, North Logan.


CVCB PRESENTS "THE NUTCRACKER"
Join the Cache Valley Civic Ballet in their presentation of the enchanted Christmas story by E.T. Hoffman. This production has become a family holiday tradition. Audiences will be delighted by the colorful scenery, beautiful costumes, enthusiastic performances by the dancers and of course the wonderful music of Tchaikovsky. The story centers around Clara, the young girl whose fantasy dream makes the Christmas tree grow larger than one could imagine, brings toy presents and soldiers to life, and warms our hearts with the beauty of her candy land filled with mystical characters and a Sugar Plum Fairy. Supporting these characters is our ensemble cast of talented company dancers and community players, often involving entire families. We so appreciate their dedication and enthusiasm. Location: Ellen Eccles Theater. Websites: http://www.centerforthearts.us/event_nutcracker2011.html http://www.cvcballet.org/ When: November 25, 26*, and 28 at 7:30pm, *matinee at 1:30pm. Cost: $8 - $18.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

The Heritage Theatre in Perry presents, A Christmas Carol, based on the classic tale by Charles Dickens, features Nick Velas as the determined miser, Ebenezer Scrooge. Performances begin November 26th and run each Monday, Friday and Saturday through December 17th (at 7:30 pm), with matinees December 3rd and 10th (at 2 pm). Tickets are $9 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. Make reservations early to ensure a seat for everyone in the family! Website: http://www.heritagetheatreutah.com/


COUNTRY SWING DANCING
Come country swing dancing at the Cache Valley Fun Park. When: Monday and Wednesdays from 9pm until close. Cost: $4 per person. Visit their website for more information: http://www.cachevalleyfunpark.com/

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