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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2000
Steve Buchholz, Public Information Manager, 394- 6082
SDSM& T CAMPUS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF NOV. 10 – Nov. 19, 2000
Friday, Nov. 10 No classes in observance of Veterans Day
Sunday, Nov. 12 Shack building, 3 p. m., Tech Quad. Students will build a shack where they will spend the night Monday to raise money for the homeless.
Monday, Nov. 13 Shackathon, 7: 30 p. m., Tech Quad. Students will spend the night in a shack to raise money for the homeless.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 United Campus Ministry Forum, “ The Debate Process,” noon, Surbeck Bump Lounge. Central High School debaters and coach Jim Coleman will talk about debating.
Family recording star Shana Banana, 5: 30 p. m. in the Miner's Shack in Surbeck Student Center. In addition to the outstanding entertainment, there will be snacks and activities for children of all ages.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 United Campus Ministry Bible/ Faith Issues Study, 7 p. m., Surbeck Student Center.
Thursday, Nov. 16 Business Lunch Etiquette, noon, Surbeck Bump Lounge, Dave Menzel, Director of Dining Services, will discuss the " art of business dining" and provide students with pointers on how to make a good impression in a social setting.
Drama Club Fall Production, “ Murder in the First Person Singular,” 7 p. m., Surbeck Student Center Ballroom
Friday, Nov. 17 Drama Club Fall Production, “ Murder in the First Person Singular,” 7 p. m., Surbeck Student Center Ballroom
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Saturday, Nov. 18 Drama Club Fall Production, “ Murder in the First Person Singular,” 7 p. m., Surbeck Student Center Ballroom
Children’s Science Center Calendar of Events:
Open Tuesday – Friday, 9 a. m. to 5 p. m., Saturday, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m.
Friday, Nov. 10 " The Stories in Bones and Stones" 11: 30 a. m. to - 12: 30 p. m.
Kari Baker of the Tech Museum of Geology uses fossils, modern bones, and pictures to tell a fossil story for the entire family. The program will include Baker's experience as a paleontologist, as well as how you tell the difference between meat and planting eating dinosaur teeth, the difference between vertebrate and invertebrate animals, the collecting tools of the paleontologist, and how paleontologists collect fossils. Free with admission.
“ Take on a Champion" 5: 30 p. m. to 8 p. m.
Chess Master Nels Truelson will conduct a strategy clinic and play up to 24 simultaneous games. To register, call Eric Abrahamson at 391- 1048. Refreshments will be served.
Saturday, Nov. 11 The Southwest Middle School Hawks Chess Club, Tech and the Children's Science Center are sponsoring a chess tournament from 7: 30 a. m. to 6 p. m. The tournament will be at Surbeck Center on the Tech campus. The tournament is open to novice as well as expert players. There will be divisions for children from kindergarten through 12th grade. For information, stop by the Center for registration materials or e- mail or call Eric Abrahamson at 391- 1048 or eric@ prologuegroup. com.
Saturday, Nov. 18 “ Parrots as Pets... Are they a good choice?” 11: 15 a. m. to noon. Melissa Horton of Wildlife Experiences, will bring live parrots for a presentation on their abilities and intelligence. Topics covered will include why parrots don't make good pets and how they are adapted for life in the jungle. Free with admission.
Ongoing Animal Antics
Saturdays, 10: 30 a. m.
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