CSU Happenings for March 1-10, 2012

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. One key to gardening success is choosing a plant well-adapted to its intended space. Valley Master Gardeners 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, visit http://tinyurl.com/7txqygd

MARCH 2 – Percussion Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host a percussion recital by Brandon Smith at 8 p.m. Friday, March 2 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theater. Smith, a student of Paul Vaillancourt, 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.

MARCH 3 – NCAA Baseball
Columbus State’s baseball squad continues its 2012 season against Northern Kentucky at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3 and at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 4 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

MARCH 3 – Kids Birding Camp
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will hold a Kids Birding Camp at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. Campers will spend the day learning bird calls and hiking through the wetlands on a birding safari. This camp is designed for kids 8-12.  Space is limited. To register, visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/programs.php. Cost is $20 (includes lunch).

MARCH 4 – NCAA Baseball
Columbus State’s baseball squad continues its 2012 season against Northern Kentucky at 1p.m. Sunday, March 4 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

MARCH 5-11 – Spring Break for CSU Students
Classes are out of session as Columbus State University’s 2012 spring break for students and faculty runs Monday through Friday, March 5-11. 

MARCH 6 – NCAA Softball
Columbus State’s softball squad continues its 2012 season against Albany State at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at Cougar 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 visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/sball/.

MARCH 8 – Gardening with the Masters: Let’s Feed the Birds (and Bees)
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center continues its Gardening with the Masters Series at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 8 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. Native plants offer valuable food and shelter for wildlife. Learn from the Valley Master Gardeners how to attract butterflies, bees and birds, as well as how to deter deer and armadillos. Cost is $15 ($12 for Oxbow members and master gardeners). To register for the class, visit http://tinyurl.com/7txqygd

MARCH 10 – NCAA Baseball
Columbus State’s baseball squad continues its 2012 season against USC Aiken at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10 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.