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The University’s featured events for Saturday, Nov. 29 – Friday, Dec. 5


block_n-7122325-3849916Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, Nov. 27
No classes; administrative offices closed.
Family Day – Friday, Nov. 28
No classes; administrative offices closed.
Stress Less Week – Monday, Dec. 1-Thursday, Dec. 4
Various times and places on campus
The University of Nevada, Reno Student Health Center offers a week of fun-filled activities to help students reduce stress from the preparation for final exams and term papers. Activities include Study Prep Day, Yoga in the Joe (Crowley Student Union), Meditation in the Joe and Play Day.
For more information, contact Enid Jennings at 775-682-9224 or [email protected].
“A Christmas Carol: The Musical” by Alan Menken – Tuesday, Dec. 2-Sunday, Dec. 7
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2-Saturday, Dec. 6; 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7
Church Fine Arts, Redfield Proscenium Theatre
Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his past, present and future. Thanks to their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and greets Christmas morning with a cheerful “Happy Christmas” before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those that mean the most to him. The play, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, will be directed by Tony Award winner Adam Cates.
For more information about tickets, visit http://www.unr.edu/cla/theatredance/.
Wild West Shootout for Early Childhood Autism Program – Wednesday, Dec. 3-Saturday, Dec. 6
Game times vary, Bishop Manogue High School, 110 Bishop Manogue Drive, Reno
The 11th Annual Wild West Shootout brings together top high school basketball teams from northern Nevada and throughout the west. Funds raised through the Wild West Shootout basketball tournament go toward helping families with an autistic child attending the University of Nevada, Reno Early Childhood Autism Program, which specializes in early intensive treatment for young children with autism. The program offers a comprehensive, individualized treatment program that emphasizes the child’s development in the areas of language, communication, socialization and personal behavior. With its connection to the University, the program is also a training site for University students involved in the science and practice of treating these children.
For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit wildwestshootoutnv.org. To inquire about making a donation, email the office at info@sierrakidsfoundation.org.
Senior Scholars Awards Reception – Thursday, Dec. 4
6-8:30 p.m., Joe Crowley Student Union, Milt Glick Ballroom C
The University of Nevada, Reno and its Alumni Association are proud to recognize eight graduates with one of the most prestigious awards at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Senior Scholar distinction. The top graduating student and his or her faculty mentor from each school and college are honored during the awards reception.
For more information, contact Breanne Standingwater at 775-682-6022 or [email protected].
Argenta Concert Series: Winter Dreams with Argenta Trio – Friday, Dec. 5
7:30 p.m., Church Fine Arts, Nightingale Concert Hall
The fourth of nine performances of the Argenta Concert Series presents University of Nevada, Reno’s Argenta Trio (Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin; Dmitri Atapine, cello; James Winn, piano) in a program of works that are reminiscent of the winter. The Argenta Trio will begin the survey of the two works concluding the December performance with the “Piano Trio No. 2” in E-flat major by the great Austrian master, the other being presented in February.
For more information and tickets, go to unr.edu/music.
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