Tuesday, Sept. 2
BGSU Homecoming Save the Date, informational event about Homecoming festivities, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval.
Faculty Senate, 2:30 p.m., McFall Center Assembly Room.
Tuesday Night Film Series, kick-off celebration with a surprise screening of a recent documentary, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. Sponsored by the Culture Club through the American Culture Studies Program, the Department of Theatre and Film and the Gish Film Theater Endowment.
Wednesday, Sept. 3
Blood Drive, hosted by the American Red Cross, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “It’s Not ‘All in Your Head’: Coping with PMS,” with Nancy Martin, Student Health Center, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Street Art Fair, 1-4 p.m., Union Oval. Sponsored by the University Activities Organization (UAO).
Faculty Artist Series, with Jacqueline Leclair, oboe and English horn, assisted by violist John Pickford Richard, pianist Laura Melton and harpsichordist Vincent Corrigan, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Fall Welcome Concert, “Recycled Percussion,” 9 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Sponsored by Orientation and First Year Programs, Off-Campus Student Services, UAO, Student Alumni Connection and Panhellenic Council.
Film Festival, “The Media That Matters,” featuring 12 unique short films chosen by the University Film Organization, 9 p.m., Gish Film Theater.
Thursday, Sept. 4
Radiation Safety Training, Environmental Health and Safety, 10 a.m.-noon, 1 College Park. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Party on the Lawn, with food, games and socializing, 2-5 p.m., Student Health Service front lawn. Hosted by the Student Health Service and Wellness Connection.
Women for Falcon Football event, with the BGSU football team, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sebo Athletic Center, second floor. The cost of the event is $10 and it includes food from Qdoba and a presentation by coaches and players. RSVP to Robyn Brandon at email@example.com.
Reading, by visiting poet Paul Guest, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, Creative Writing Program and Mid-American Review.
Friday, Sept. 5
Campus Fest and All-Campus Picnic, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Union Oval and University Hall Lawn. Featuring Xtreme Degrees demonstrations of science phenomena presented by COSMOS, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lawn in front of Overman Hall and the Mathematical Sciences Building.
College of Musical Arts All-College Convocation, with guest speaker President Carol Cartwright, 2:30 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
BGSU ARTalk, “Variations in Vision and Video,” by video installation and metamedia artist Jud Yalkut, whose exhibit is on display in the Willard Wankelman Gallery, 7 p.m., 204 Fine Arts Center.
Silent Auction and Reception, hosted by the University Honors Program, 7-9 p.m., the LOFT, 209E Harshman. Tickets are $7 each. More information about auction items along with the registration form can be found at www.bgsu.edu/offices/honors/30 yr anniv.pdf. Proceeds will fund scholarships for Honors students.
Saturday, Sept. 6
Falcon Football Fiesta, with food, music and giveaways, 5:30 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium Tailgate Park. Hosted by the Homecoming Student Steering Committee and BGSU Athletics.
Football, home opener against Minnesota and Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night, 7:30 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium.
Sunday, Sept. 7
Faculty Artist Series, with John Sampen, saxophone, and Mark Bunce, composer/engineer, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Monday, Sept. 8
Charting Our Future, collaborative dialogues on the BGSU Strategic Plan, sessions from 8:30-11 a.m. and 6:30-9 p.m., 202A Union.
BGSU ARTalk, “Fractured Cybertales: Navigating the Feminine,” by interactive media artist Juliet Davis, University of Tampa, 5 p.m., 101A Olscamp Hall.
Beginning Sept. 2
Second Life Learning Community, "Pedagogy and Scholarship in Second Life," Tuesdays at 9 a.m. starting today (Sept. 2), Center for Teaching and Learning. Applications can be found at www.bgsu.edu/downloads/provost/file51699.doc. For more information, visit http://secondlifelearningcommunity.blogspot.com.
Sept. 4-Oct. 23
Belly Dancing Classes, Thursdays at BGSU Firelands. Introduction to Belly Dancing from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Intermediate Belly Dancing from 7:45-8:45 p.m. The fee for each class is $89 per person. (Contact the Office for Educational Outreach at Firelands at 2-0617 for more information or to register).
Caryl Crane Children’s Theatre Production, “The Wizard of Oz.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Sept. 5 and 6) and 2:30 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 7), McBride Auditorium, BGSU Firelands. Tickets are $5 for schoolchildren, $4 for Firelands and other BGSU students, $6 for senior citizens and groups of 15 or more, and $8 for other adults. For reservations, call 2-2047 between 1 and 7 p.m.
Through Sept. 6
Art Exhibit, “Images from Sedna, Goddess of the Sea,” by Joel Rudinger, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Charting Our Future, collaborative dialogues on the BGSU Strategic Plan. For a complete schedule of sessions, visit http://www.bgsu.edu/strategicplanning/page53972.html.
Sept. 8 and 9
Men’s Golf, John Piper Intercollegiate, all day, Forrest Creason Golf Course.
Through Sept. 24
Art Exhibit, “Pure Intentions: Works on Faith and Childhood Dreams,” by alumna Rachel Ackerman, Union Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Oct. 25
Art Exhibit, “V3:: Variations in Vision & Video, Recent Works by Jud Yalkut,” Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. An opening reception with the artist will be held at 8 p.m. Friday (Sept. 5) in the gallery.