CSU Happenings for July 19-24

JULY 19 — Astronomy Night Series at Callaway Gardens

Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center hosts an Astronomy Night program of stargazing and planet viewing Monday at Callaway Gardens’ Overlook Pavilion near Pine Mountain. The program is free and part of a Monday night series at Callaway. For more information, call 706-649-1470 or go to http://www.ccssc.org.

JULY 21 — Wild Wednesdays at Oxbow Meadows: ‘Bag in the Wind’
The Columbus State University Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center weekly Wild Wednesdays series continues 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 21 with local author and musician Rusty Taylor reading from the book Bag in the Wind. An accompanying craft project will involve decorating reusable cloth grocery bags. The program is $5 per child and designed for ages 5-10. However, all ages are welcome to attend. Space at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road, is limited and each participant must be accompanied by an adult. Call 706-687-4090 to make a reservation. For more information on the series and other programs, go to http://www.oxbow.colstate.edu.

JULY 22-23 – Main Campus Residence Life Orientation
Columbus State holds an orientation Thursday and Friday, July 22-23, for new students entering CSU this fall and residing in main campus apartments. Check-in is 8:30-10 a.m. in the University Hall gallery. Academic advisement and course registration on the second day will conclude the orientations. The cost is $100 per student and $70 per accompanying family member. Guests should arrange off-campus accommodations. For more information, call 706-562-1491 or 706-568-2180, e-mail orientation@ColumbusState.edu or go to http://orientation.colstate.edu/.

JULY 24 — Honey Extraction Demonstration at Oxbow Meadows
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts a demonstration on beekeeping and the process of honey extraction 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. The program is free and presented by Jim Harris of the Chattahoochee Valley Beekeepers. Local honey also will be available for purchase. For more information, call 706-687-4090 or go to http://www.oxbow.colstate.edu.

ONGOING

THROUGH JULY 30 — Activ8, Space, Sports Camps

Columbus State University weekly summer camps for children and young teens continues with Continuing Education’s Activ8 series, space camps at CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center and sports camps coordinated by the CSU athletic department. Following the Independence Day observance, camps resume Tuesday, July 6 and run weekly through July 30. For more information, go to:

http://www.activ8er.com for Activ8 camps
http://www.ccssc.org/summercamps.html for space camps
http://www.csucougars.com/information/camps_clinics for sports camps

In addition to the websites, call 706-507-8070 for more information. A catalog of all continuing education courses is available for download at http://conted.colstate.edu.