Schedule Of Events
Register online at: www.newpaltz.edu/alumni/reunionweekend 2010
“Star Struck!!” Observatory Viewing
Distinguished Speaker Series
Department of Athletics, Wellness and Recreation Hall of Fame Induction
Reception followed by dinner and ceremony
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Please contact Denise Marchese; e-mail: Marchesd@newpaltz.edu; phone: 257-3911. This year, the following are being honored:
Men’s Swim Team, 1981-82
Gina Marotta, Softball ‘99
Claudine Gruver, Swim ‘99
Ron Domanski, Men’s Basketball ‘78
or Planetarium Tour
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. *Note: This is a weather permitting event –
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If the weather is clear, please join us for star and planet gazing at the new Muriel and Jack Smolen Observa- tory, which boasts several telescopes for your viewing pleasure. A typical night will include planets, star clusters, binary stars and nebulae. Telescope viewings can only take place when the sky is clear; call the observatory at (845) 257-1110 to hear a message indicating if the viewing has been canceled due to poor viewing conditions.
If the weather isn’t clear, please stop by the John R. Kirk Planetarium for a brief tour and question and answer session
This will be a perfect opportunity to hear the latest current events in the sky or whatever you want to ask about!
Theatre Performance: William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night 8:00 p.m.
Presents: A Reading by John Edgar Wideman
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Widely-celebrated award winning writer, memoirist and essayist, John Edgar Wide- man will read from his latest book, Briefs, a collection of microfictions, and will offer reflections on the African Diaspora. Profes- sor Wideman will also receive an honorary doctorate from SUNY New Paltz. A recep- tion and booksigning will follow the event. For further information, please call 845-257- 3972 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To purchase advanced tickets, please visit www.newpaltz.edu/speakerseries.