CSU Happenings for March 6-15

MARCH 6-7 - Saxophone Concerts
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music will host two nights of free performances by some of the Southeast’s top saxophonists on Friday and Saturday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concerts are part of the CSU-hosted North American Saxophone Alliance Region 6 annual conference. Performances both nights start at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. For more information, call 706-649-1486 or go to http://www.2009nasaregion6.com.

MARCH 7 – NCAA Tennis: CSU Hosts Mount Olive
Columbus State’s men’s and women’s tennis squads will host Mount Olive College (N.C.) Saturday at the Blackmon Tennis Center. Matches will start at noon. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

MARCH 7-8 – Weekend Bird Walks
The Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center is hosting weekend “Bird Walks” from 8-9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. The program is free and designed for adults and children ages 10 and older. Binoculars and bird field guides are provided. Reservations are required. For more information, call 706-687-4090 or go to http://oxbow.colstate.edu.

MARCH 8 - NCAA Softball Doubleheader
Columbus State will host Columbia Union College (Md.) for an NCAA softball doubleheader on Sunday at Lady Cougar Field. Game times are 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for age 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.

MARCH 9-13 - Spring Break for Students: No Classes

MARCH 12 - NCAA Softball Doubleheader: Carson-Newman
Columbus State will host Carson-Newman for an NCAA softball doubleheader on Thursday, March 12 at Lady Cougar Field. Game times are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for age 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.

MARCH 14 – Oxbow Meadows Programs to Feature Georgia Bats
Heidi Hughes, director of Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, will present “Georgia Bats: Where, When and How to Watch Them,” in a pair of programs on Saturday, March 14 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road, Columbus. A 10 a.m. session for adults will be followed by a 1 p.m. program structured for families with children 10 and older. The presentations will cover Georgia bats and tips on how to become a bat watcher. Admission is $5 per person. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. Call 706-687-4090 or go to http://oxbow.colstate.edu.

MARCH 14 - NCAA Softball Doubleheader: Lincoln Memorial
Columbus State will host Lincoln Memorial University (Tenn.) for an NCAA softball doubleheader on Saturday, March 14 at Lady Cougar Field. Game times are 1 p.m.and 3 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for age 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.

MARCH 14-15 - NCAA Baseball: UNC Pembroke
The Columbus State baseball squad will host UNC Pembroke for a March 14-15 series at Ragsdale Field. Game times are 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Daily 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.