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Archive: March, 2012

Spring Egg Hunt

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 31, 2012 -
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Tunxis Service Learning Club, Early Childhood Center and Early Childhood Club will host a spring egg hunt on March 31 from 2-4 p.m. for children ages 3 to 6 in Tunxis Library. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Call 860.773.1632 for more information. There will be a drawing for a literacy basket filled with spring-themed children’s literature.

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Tunxis Stage Presents “The Increased Difficulty of Concentration”

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 30, 2012 -
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Tunxis Stage, by arrangement with Samuel French will present Vaclav Havel’s “The Increased Difficulty of Concentration” on March 30 & 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall theater. The play is a comedy about a philandering philosopher, an intrusive sociologist and her talking computer. Recommended for teens and up. Tickets are $5, and can be purchased in the Administration Building Main Lobby Monday through Thursday, March 12-15 and March 26-29, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/234701 (service charge applies). Tickets may also be sold at the door if the performance is not sold out. For more information, call 860.773.1635 or email gsebastian-coleman@tunxis.edu.

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Nursing Information Session

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 23, 2012 -
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If you are thinking about applying to a nursing program at one of the Connecticut Community Colleges, plan to attend an information session on Friday, March 23 at 10 a.m. in Room 6-127. While Tunxis does not have a nursing program, attendees will learn about opportunities at the six community colleges and how prerequisite coursework can be completed at Tunxis. No advanced registration is required. For questions, email amccarthy@tunxis.edu.

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Art of CT Inmates on View in Gallery Through 4/12

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 15, 2012 -
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"Ella Campo Banderas," 10.5" x 14.5" pen and colored pencil on matboard by Larry White.

"Ella Campo Banderas," 10.5" x 14.5" pen and colored pencil on matboard by Larry White.
“Inmate Art,” an exhibition of 33 works by Connecticut inmates, is on display March 12-April 12 in the Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery. The works are on loan from the CPA Prison Arts Program Permanent Collection. Opening reception is March 15, 4-6 p.m in the Barnes-Franklin Gallery. Refreshments will be served.
Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Bill Kluba at 860.773.1621 or wkluba@tunxis.edu.

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International Week Events 3/12-15

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 12, 2012 -
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The community is invited to events to mark International Week, held March 12-15  at Tunxis. Those listings that are open to the public are noted below.
• March 12, 10 a.m., Room 205—“Travel and Culture of Peru,” talk and photo presentation by Eduardo Unanue, Tunxis professor of English as a Second Language, from his recent sabbatical and travels in Peru. Open to the public. Call 860.255.3744 fore more details.
• March 12, 12-1 p.m., Cafeteria, courtyard—Los Mariachis Emperadores de Puebla strolling Mariachi Band. Serenade will conclude in Founders Hall. Open to the public.
• March 13, 10 a.m. & 11: 30 a.m., Cafeteria—Salsa lessons with Armando Gonzalez. For Tunxis students, faculty and staff. Phone: 255.3624
• March 13, 1-2:20 p.m., Founders Hall—“First-hand Experiences With Culture Shock,” panel discussion with Tunxis ESL students who will share their experiences. For Tunxis students, faculty and staff. Phone: 255.3625
• March 13, 6:30 p.m., Cafeteria—Spanish dance lesson with Armando Gonzalez. For Tunxis students, faculty and staff. Phone: 255.3624
• March 14, 12:15-1 p.m., Cafeteria—Mesa Espanola Club Lunch. For Tunxis students, faculty and staff. Phone: 255.3624
• March 14, 1:30 p.m., Cafeteria—Zumba lesson with Wendy LeClerc. For Tunxis students, faculty and staff.
• March 14, 2:30 p.m., Administration Building Foyer—Scavenger Hunt, with prizes for the winners. For Tunxis students. Phone: 255.3716
• March 14, 5:15 p.m., Room 6-127—“Travel in Argentina,” with talk of his recent trip and photo presentation by Richard Edwards, Tunxis associate professor of sociology. Phone: 255.3645. Open to the public.
• March 15, 10 a.m. & 11: 30 a.m., Room 204—Talk by author Cruz Saubidet, who will read and discuss his short story (written in Spanish). English translation will be available. Call 255.3624 for more information. Open to the public.
• March 15, 1 p.m., Room 6-127—“Modernism in the Arts in Brazil—Major Painters Including Villa-Lobos,” by guest lecturer K. David Jackson, Ph.D., director of undergraduate studies of Portuguese at Yale University. Call 255.3796. Open to the public.
• March 15, 6:30 p.m., Cafeteria—International Dinner with music by Goza Latin Jazz. Those attending are requested to bring food by 6 p.m. Tea cup judging of dishes. Call 255.3625 or 3744 for more. For Tunxis students, faculty and staff.

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