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Fort Lewis College Calendar of Events

The Fort Lewis College Calendar of Events is your resource for all on-campus events including sports, music, theatre, art, lectures, workshops and more.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:45 PM CANCELLED: Men's Hockey Vs. University of Colorado Springs Chapman Ice Rink, 500 Florida Road, Durango, CO
Students: $3; adults: $5
Coordinator: Men's Hockey 
Contact: Greg Cairns, cairnsfilm@gmail.com

Come help us celebrate these last two home games of the season! 

Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:30 PM Alumni event, Purgatory ski day! Location: Hoodies at Durango Mountain Resort
Free
Coordinator: Alumni Relations
Contact: Dave Kerns, kerns_d@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7427

Free beer and FLC swag giveaway on the deck outside Hoodies for all FLC Alumni!

Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:30 PM POSTPONED SKYFEST 2015, Music Festival Whalen Gymnasium
Students: Free in advance; $1 at the door; Community Members: $15
Coordinator: Student Union Productions 
Contact: Haleigh Macomb, hcmacomb@fortlewis.edu

Join us for the 11th Annual SKYFEST 2015 Music Festival. Headliner, The Motet. Co-headliner, The Voodoo Glow Skulls. Student bands, The Wild 100's, Liver Down The River, and the Consensual Sax. Tickets for community members can be purchased at Southwest Sound and at the door. ...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:00 PM Movie, "The Hobbit - Battle of Five Armies" Vallecito Room, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Student Union Productions
Contact: Elizabeth Calagias, emroberts@fortlewis.edu 

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:30 PM Environmental Center, sustainability summit Ballroom, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Environmental Center 
Contact: Erin Murphy, emmurphy@fortlewis.edu 

The summit will feature speakers on sustainability, booths, games, free real food, and live music by Eldergrown! 

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 7:00 PM Movie, "The Hobbit - Battle of Five Armies" Vallecito Room, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Student Union Productions
Contact: Elizabeth Calagias, emroberts@fortlewis.edu 

Thursday, March 05, 2015 4:00 PM Career Services, resume cafe Cascade Room, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Career Services
Contact: Jill Kolodzne, jskolodzne@fortlewis.edu

Drop in for a resume review by a trained peer and professional. Please bring a copy of your resume. Don't have your resume, but have a question? Stop by and ask! 

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:00 PM Lecture, "The Pueblo Indian Occupation of the Mesa Verde region" Noble Room 130, Noble Hall
Free
Coordinator: Life-Long Learning 
Contact: 970-247-7401

Pueblo Indians occupied the Four Corners area for millennia, creating one of the world’s greatest archaeological regions. Dr. Mark Varien has been a part of new and innovative research known as the Village Ecodynamics Project (VEP) that examines the long-term interaction between Pueblo Indians and their environment, including why the Mesa Verde region of southw...
Friday, March 06, 2015 8:00 PM Outdoor Pursuits, full moon snowshoe adventure Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $15
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits 
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Explore the deep winter landscape under the sunlight of a full moon of sunlight as we head to the mountains for a relaxed and peaceful snowy adventure. Cost includes transportation and equipment. Sign-up begin Monday, March 2nd. 

Saturday, March 07, 2015 8:00 AM Outdoor Pursuits, "winter escape to the desert" Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $40 (without food); $60 (with food) 
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits 
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Join for a weekend escape to the desert. We will depart Saturday morning for a camping and hiking excursion among the ancient Puebloan ruins and slick rock domes of southern Utah. All levels and abilities are welcome. Sign-up begins Monday, March 2nd. 

Saturday, March 07, 2015 11:45 AM Alumni event, Spring Training game in Scottsdale Location: Buffalo Wild Wings (8870 E Indian Bend Road Scottsdale, AZ) and Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (7555 North Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ)
Cost: $24, register on alumni website
Coordinator: Alumni Relations
Contact: Dave Kerns, kerns_d@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7427

Join Fellow Alumni for a Rockies vs Cubs Spring Training baseball game at Salt River Fields at...
Monday, March 09, 2015 2:00 PM Workshop, fruit tree pruning Environmental Center, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Environmental Center
Contact: Duke Jackson, dvjackson@fortlewis.edu 

Fun workshop where participants will learn how to prune fruit trees, then practice their new skills on the trees in the Food for Thought Orchard on campus!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:00 PM Alumni event, new graduate networking Durango Arts Center, 802 East 2nd Avenue 
Free
Coordinator: Alumni Relations 
Contact: Dave Kerns, kerns_d@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7427

Upcoming and recent graduates come learn how to network! Put your skills to use networking with Durango and regional employers. 

Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:45 PM Input session, on President Thomas' performance Location: Colorado Room, Student Union
Free
Coordinator: Board of Trustees
Contact: Peggy Sharp, sharp_p@fortlewis.edu

Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:00 PM Lecture, "Rock Music and American Generations, What happened to Rock Music in the 21st Century" Noble Room 130, Noble Hall
Free
Coordinator: Life-Long Learning 
Contact: 970-247-7401

In a follow up to his popular talk on the Rock Era in our musical and cultural history, Bob Griffith will offer, with conversation and music, an overview of what happened to this pervasive genre from 1987 to the present. Why has rock music been de-emphasized from the contemporary music scene, and is there any possibility of a resurgence in the future? An insightful l...
Friday, March 13, 2015 12:00 PM Admissions event, “Fridays at the Fort” Location: Ballroom, Student Union
Free, requires pre-registration
Coordinator: Admissions Office
Contact: Mary Shepherd, shepherd_m@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7176 

Come experience Fort Lewis College first hand! This day program gives you and your family a chance to talk with professors, students, and Admission counselors about academics, cam...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 4:00 PM Career Services, job search strategies Cascade Room, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Career Services
Contact: Jill Kolodzne, jskolodzne@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7321

Get on the fast track to finding employment, learn what you can do with your majoir, and transfer your skills to the world of work. 

Thursday, March 19, 2015 7:00 PM Lecture, "The great Celestial cover up" Noble Room 130, Noble Hall
Free
Coordinator: Life-Long Learning 
Contact: 970-247-7401 

Of all the wonders of nature, perhaps none is more spectacular and awe-inspiring than a total eclipse of the Sun. When it happens, it completely blocks the Sun’s intense radiation and provides a direct view of the Sun’s delicate and gossamer corona. Watching at mid-day, the sky completely darkens and stars become visible. Dr. Gary Rottman will expla...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 Trip, Spring Break - Panama Sea Kayak Adventure Location: Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Outdoor Pursuits members: TBA
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu 
 

OP is going international again! This time we will look to explore the beautiful coastline of Panama by sea kayak experiencing secluded beaches and world class snorkeling. This will be a spring break trip of a lifetime! 
 

Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:00 AM Outdoor Pursuits, "desert canyons and backpacking" Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $225
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Spend your spring break with us exploring the canyon country of Utah. We will don backpacks and spend the break scrambling among the buttes, mesas, and canyons of some of the most beautiful country of the southwest. Sign-up is on-going. Cost includes food, transportation, camping and permits. 

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