CSU Happenings for May 14-29

MAY 14, 28 - Guided Nature Walks at Oxbow Meadows


Columbus State University's Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center offers free, guided nature walks on the Oxbow Meadows trails starting 8 a.m. every second and fourth Saturday of the month. For more information, call 706-687-4090 or go to http://oxbow.ColumbusState.edu.

May 20 - Collection Drive Supporting Tornado Victims
Columbus State University and other local organizations will collect supplies such as toiletries, non-perishable food, diapers, pet food, tents, tarps and tools on Friday, May 20 for victims of recent tornadoes in Georgia and Alabama. Collection times and locations are:
• 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at CSU’s Continuing Education parking lot on East Lindsay Drive, next to the interstate.
• 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Broadway in Uptown Columbus (during the Friday night Uptown Concert series featuring Big Woody and the Splinters, starting 7 p.m.).
Other participating organizations include Uptown Columbus, WTVM and PMB Broadcasting. For more information go to the Facebook page at "Columbus (GA) Tornado Relief Effort" or contact John Lester at 706-507-8725 or JLester@ColumbusState.edu or Kimberly Lamkin Drew at 706-507-8725 or kimdrewpr@bellsouth.net .


May 29 - Opera and Musical Theater Sampler
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents an “Opera and Musical Theater Sampler 3 p.m. Sunday, May 29 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. An all-student cast, with piano accompaniment, will perform excerpts and scenes from opera, operetta and musical theater. The event is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225, email schwobmusic@ColumbusState.edu or go to http://www.ColumbusState.edu/Music.

Registration Open for Youth Summer Camps
Columbus State will offer a wide range of summer camp programs, mostly taking place weekly, through June and July. For more information and advance registration, go to:
* http://www.activ8er.com or call CSU Continuing Education at 706-507-8070 for Activ8, math collaborative, athletics, ballet and space science camps.
* http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu or call the Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center at 706-687-4090 for Camp Oxbow, a set of three environmental science-based programs June 6-24.
* http://coehp.columbusstate.edu/summer_spectacular.php or call 706-569-2888 for the College of Education and Health Profession’s June 6-30 Summer Spectacular for ages 4-11 at North Columbus Elementary School.