CSU Happenings for Feb. 8-15

FEB. 8 – Concert by Guest Flutist Jennifer Rhyne
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a concert by guest flutist Jennifer Rhyne, from the faculty at Fort Hays State University (Kan.), at 7:30 p.m. Friday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

FEB. 8-10 – NCAA Baseball: CSU Hosts Flagler
The CSU baseball squad will host Flagler College (Fla.) for a four-game series, Feb. 8-10 at Ragsdale Field. Game times are 5 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission per day is $5 for adults, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free with CSU or Cougar Club member ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

FEB. 9 – CSU-Lander NCAA Basketball Doubleheader
CSU will host Lander University (S.C.) for a pair of NCAA basketball games on Saturday in the Lumpkin Center. The women’s contest tips off at 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for ages 5 and under and CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

FEB. 10 – CSU-Francis Marion NCAA Basketball Doubleheader
CSU will host Francis Marion College (S.C.) for a pair of NCAA basketball games on Sunday in the Lumpkin Center. The women’s contest tips off at 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for ages 5 and under and CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

FEB. 10 – Second Sunday Series: ‘Garden Drought-Surviving Tips’
CSU’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will feature “Drought-Surviving Tips for Your Garden” as its Second Sunday series program topic for Feb. 10. The program begins at 2 p.m. and will feature Katie Cook, an interpretive horticulturalist at Callaway Gardens, who will discuss water conservation techniques for yards and provide information about drought-tolerant plants. Tips will include how to use a rain barrel to collect rainfall runoff from a rooftop for indoor or outdoor use. Admission is $2 per person and free for ages 3 and under. The center is located at 3535 South Lumpkin Road, Columbus. For more information, call 706-687-4090 or go to http://oxbow.colstate.edu.

FEB. 10 – Student Guitar Recitals
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present student guitar recitals by Russell Strand-Poole at 2 p.m. and Joseph Palmer at 3 p.m. Sunday in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

FEB. 10 – Voice Studio Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a voice studio recital at 4 p.m. Sunday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Earl Coleman, the William and Isabelle Curry Distinguished Faculty Chair in Voice, will direct the program. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

FEB. 10 - Gospel Extravaganza at RiverCenter
CSU will stage its annual Gospel Extravaganza at 7 p.m. Sunday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Performers will include local choirs from Canaan Baptist Church, Spirit Filled Methodist Church and Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-568-2273.

FEB. 12 – Concert by Pianist Jon Kimura Parker
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a concert by pianist Jon Kimura Parker at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Parker, an internationally acclaimed artist, is CSU’s Dr. E. Stephen Purdom Distinguished Visiting Artist. Admission is $10 per person or $5 for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

FEB. 13 – NCAA Baseball: CSU Hosts Georgia Southwestern
The CSU baseball squad will host Georgia Southwestern at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Ragsdale Field. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free with CSU or Cougar Club member ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

FEB. 14 - Faculty Research Forum
CSU Libraries will host three presentations in a faculty research forum at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 in the Schwob library. The presentations are “Teaching Politeness Strategies Using Communicative Language Tasks” by K. Seon Jeon, assistant professor of English; “Teaching Mathematical Concepts Through Problem Solving” by Deirdre Greer, assistant professor of teacher education and “Teaching Race and Ethnic Relations in Global Times: Pedagogical Concerns” by Florence Wakoko-Studstill, associate professor of sociology. The event is free. For more information, go to http://library.colstate.edu/forums or call 706-568-2247.

FEB. 15 – Southeast Horn Workshop Opening Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present the opening concert for a Feb. 15-17 Southeast Horn Workshop at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

FEB. 15-16 – NCAA Baseball: CSU Hosts Nova Southeastern
The CSU baseball squad will host Nova Southeastern (Fla.) for a three-game series, Feb. 15-16 at Ragsdale Field. Game times are 4 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission per day is $5 for adults, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free with CSU or Cougar Club member ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

FEB. 15 – Horn Workshop Artist Randy Gardner to Perform
Randy Gardner, a featured artist for the CSU-hosted Southeast Horn Workshop, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. A faculty member of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory, Gardner has performed and presented master classes around the world. Admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.