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April 28, 2017

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Friday, April 28, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
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Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Los Angeles, CA: Annual Alumni Day of Service 2017
Annual Alumni Day of Service 2017

The Babson Alumni and Friends Network and the Babson Alumni Club of Los Angeles invite you to attend our Day of Service program.

Marisa Shariatdoust, our new Alumni and Friend's Network liaison, will be in town to meet our local Babson community and participate in our service projects with the Downtown Women's Center (DWC) in LA. 

Attendees will be able to participate in:

Donation Sorting
DWC receives a wide array of in-kind donations, including clothing, accessories, personal care products, and household items. Help us sort, organize, and distribute these donations across our programs.

Space is limited to 20 participants, so please register today. 

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 28, 2017
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location:
Downtown Women's Center
442 S. San Pedro Street 
Los Angeles, CA 90013 
www.DowntownWomensCenter.org

Event Cost: None
*Please consider a $5 gift to support the Glavin Office of Faith and Service, connecting the Babson community to the world to create social value.

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Contact Information:
Name: Marisa Shariatdoust
Phone: 781-239-4214
Email: mshariatdoust1@babson.edu

Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you.  The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss.

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Cradles to Crayons- Brighton
volunteers will be sorting and putting together gift bags of clothes, toys and books for children in the great Boston area.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore
This agency consists of a food pantry, a clothing closet, a furniture bank and housing for homeless families.
Volunteers will assist with a variety of task from yard work to painting to repair work on shelters.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Good Business Friday: Leveraging the IoT to Solve Big Problems
Join The Lewis Institute for the last Good Business Friday conversation of the semester! Featured guest, John Whelen MBA'18 will be leading a discussion about solving big problems.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - Friday Meditation
This weekly meditation class will be led by Babson’s Meditation Instructor, Chris Scheller, who will guide participants through a variety of accessible, secular meditation techniques adapted from the Buddhist tradition. These simple and direct practices cultivate relaxation, mindfulness, and basic wellbeing. By relaxing tension and opening to our sensory experience through these techniques, participants will learn new means of working with stress, difficult emotions, physical discomfort, and the challenges we encounter in our lives. This class is suitable for any experience level.
Babson Campus
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - InnerCity Weightlifting (Small Group Training)
Need a little extra motivation to accomplish your fitness goals? Join us for small group training sessions led by the trainers from InnerCity Weightlifting as they guide you through a workout designed especially for you.
Babson Campus
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Women's Tennis at Bowdoin
Women's Tennis away match
Babson Campus
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Framingham Housing Authority Entrepreneurship Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Beckett in Brief
Beckett in Brief
Three short plays by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Featuring Will Lyman

Date and Time:
April 27–30 and May 3–7
Wednesday–Saturday evenings at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 P.M.
*NOTE: There is no 3pm performance on Saturday, April 29.

** Following the 3pm performance on Sunday, April 30th will be a post show discussion with Director, James Seymour and Actor, Will Lyman.


Location:

Sorenson Black Box

Among Beckett’s most autobiographical works, Rough for Radio II, The Old Tune, and Krapp’s Last Tape explore universal questions of creativity, memory, aging, sex, friendship, and the proximity of death. These plays from his mid-career are traditionally viewed as individual statements, but the three provide a wealth of impressions when placed in conversation with one another, giving us a better understanding of the legendary playwright’s intellect, passion, and temperament. This production features Will Lyman (left), familiar to Boston audiences for his many roles at CSC and other theaters, and his decades of narrating Frontline on PBS.

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.


 
Get Tickets

This event is general admission. For specific accommodations including wheelchair seating,
please call 781-239-5880.

 

Babson Campus
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Improvaganza!
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They’re back! Improv troupe SAG (Students Against Gravity) is performing monthly in the Grille Room at Roger’s Pub this spring. You never know what to expect — besides hilarity — and audience participation is definitely welcome. SAG is coached by improvisational comedian and professional actor Larry Coen. This spring each performance will be devoted to a specific charity, and audience members are asked to bring an item for donation.
 
Friday, April 28, 9:00 P.M.
Benefiting Cradles to Crayons: Bring arts and crafts or school supplies, diapers, toiletries, new clothing for ages 0 to 12.
 
Presented by TEST (The Empty Space Theater)
Babson Campus
9:00 PM ONE Semi-Formal (Multi-Day Event)

Celebrate each other at Babson's only open-campus semi-formal at Rogers Pub, complete with great music, a photobooth, and hors d'oeuvres

Friday, April 28th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Roger's Pub

Rogers pub

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