CSU Happenings for Feb. 21-March 1, 2012

FEB. 21 – NCAA Tennis
CSU’s men’s and women’s tennis squads host Stillman College for matches starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Blackmon Tennis Center. Admission is free. For more information call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com

 

FEB. 21 NCAA Baseball
Columbus State’s baseball squad continues its 2012 season against Young Harris at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Ragsdale Field. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com

FEB. 22 – CSU Wind Ensemble Performs
CSU’s Schwob School of Music wind ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The performance is a Columbus preview of the concert the ensemble will perform in Atlanta for the College Band Directors National Association Southern Division Conference.  The program begins with John Adams’, Short Ride in a Fast Machine.  Faculty soloist Amy Griffiths will then perform Ingolf Dahl’s Concerto for Saxophone and Wind Orchestra.  Following Sea Blue Circuitry, which was commissioned for CSU, the Wind Ensemble performs Dionysiaques by Florent Schmitt. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or go to http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

FEB. 23 – Gardening with the Masters: It’s Time to ... Make Black Gold
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will hold its Gardening with the Masters Series at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. The topic this week is, It’s Time to ... Make Black Gold. Composting is the practical and easy way to convert yard and kitchen refuse into "black gold." Rather than sending it to the landfill, learn from the Valley Master Gardeners how to create food for happy, well-fed garden plants. Cost is $15 ($12 for Oxbow members and master gardeners). To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/7txqygd.

FEB. 23 – Carson McCullers Center CSU Faculty/Student Reading Series
CSU’s Carson McCullers Center will host its CSU Faculty/Student Reading Series, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the center, 1519 Stark Ave[BS1] .

 FEB. 23 – Trumpet Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host a trumpet recital by Nate Locke at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Locke, a student of Robert Murray, will perform in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Music degree. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or go to http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

FEB. 24 – NCAA Tennis
CSU’s men’s and women’s tennis squads host Armstrong Atlantic State University for matches starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Blackmon Tennis Center. Admission is free. For more information call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com

FEB. 24-25 NCAA Softball
Columbus State’s softball squad continues its 2012 season with games at Cougar Field against  Lincoln Memorial at noon and Nova Southeastern at 2 p.m., both on Friday, Feb. 24 as part of the Cougar Classic. On Saturday, Feb. 25, the Lady Cougars host West Florida at 3 p.m. and Miles at 5 p.m., also part of theCougar Classic.Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com/sports/sball/.

 FEB. 25 – Visitation Day
Columbus State University will host Visitors Day from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Prospective students and their parents will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid counselors, meet current CSU students during their campus walk, attend a social with student organizations, view classrooms, experience campus dining options and speak with professors from their areas of interest.

 FEB. 25-29 NCAA Baseball

Columbus State’s baseball squad continues its 2012 season at Ragsdale Field against Armstrong State at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 and at noon and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. The Cougars host West Georgia at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com

FEB. 25-26 – Guitar Symposium
CSU’s Schwob School of Music is hosting its 13th Annual Guitar Symposium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 and at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Performing the first night will be acclaimed artists Duo Spiritoso (USA/Canada) and Marko Feri (Italy). On Sunday, Feb. 26, making their Columbus debut, will be award-winning artists, Michael Partington (UK) and Gabriel Bianco (France).  Admission is $20 each night. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or go to http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

FEB. 26 – NCAA Tennis
CSU’s men’s and women’s tennis squads host West Florida for matches starting 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Blackmon Tennis Center. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com

FEB. 26 – Comic Book Show
Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will host the Columbus Comic Book Show from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb.. 26, at the center, 701 Front Ave. A comic book haven for enthusiasts, this show will feature comics, toys, movies flight simulators, exhibits, costumed characters and more. Admission is $4. For more information, email the CCSSC at info@ccssc.org.

FEB. 27 – Piano Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host a concert by Yien Wang at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Wang, a faculty artist, will perform the solo piano concert featuring Haydn's Sonata in C major, Hoboken XVI:50, and Schumann's Kreisleriana. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or go to http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

MARCH 1 – Gardening with the Masters: It’s Time to ... Choose Your Plants
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will hold its Gardening with the Masters Series at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 1 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. The topic this week is, It’s Time to . . . Choose Your Plants. An important key to gardening success is choosing a plant well-adapted to its intended space. The Valley Master Gardeners will teach you how to choose appropriately for sun, shade or both. Cost is $15 ($12 for Oxbow members and master gardeners). To register for the class, go to http://tinyurl.com/7txqygd.

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