Monday, Aug. 24
Fall Semester Begins.
Tuesday, Aug. 25
Open Skate, featuring free admission and skate rental, music and prizes, 8-11 p.m., Ice Arena.
Wednesday, Aug. 26
Homecoming Save the Date, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Union Oval.
College of Health and Human Services Welcome Picnic, 4-6 p.m., Health Center Lawn.
Student Organization Kick-Off, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union.
Thursday, Aug. 27
Nonvoluntary Furlough Informational Sessions, 9 a.m., College Park Building, and 1:30 p.m., 105 Foundation Hall, BGSU Firelands. Information is also available on the Human Resources Web site: www.bgsu.edu/offices/ohr/employment/page69005.html. The deadline to select furlough options is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31.
University Film Organization Showcase, featuring the 2009 BGSU Film and Festival winners, 6 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
BFA Welcome, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
Comedic Monologue, “My Wacky Adventures in Race and Racism,” with Nancy Giles, CBS Sunday Morning contributor, comedian and actress, 2 p.m., Union Theater.
Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series, “An Evening with Nancy Giles,” 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Friday, Aug. 28
Deadline to Enroll in Employee Leave Bank (Extended), 5 p.m., Human Resources. See www.bgsu.edu/offices/ohr/employment/page68395.html.
Women's Soccer vs. Indiana State, 5 p.m., Cochrane Field.
University Film Organization Showcase, featuring the 2009 BGSU Film and Festival winners, 6 p.m., Union Theater.
Saturday, Aug. 29
Alexander Technique Lecture/Master Class, with guest lecturer Dr. James Brody, University of Colorado at Boulder, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 202B Union. Hosted by the College of Musical Arts and Theta Alpha Phi.
Alexander Technique Master Class, with Dr. James Brody, 2:30-5 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Sign-up for Sunday's small-group lessons will take place at this session.
2009 Falcon Sports Kickoff, featuring free admission, free ice cream, a free raffle and other activities, 6-8 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium. RSVP requested to 2-2401.
BiG Stars Talent Showcase, 7:30 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Sunday, Aug. 30
Small-Group Alexander Technique Lessons, with Dr. James Brody, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Moore Musical Arts Center. Sign-up for the sessions will be held at the master class on Saturday.
Monday, Aug. 31
Tunes @ Noon, noon, McDonald Dining Hall. Sponsored by the University Activities Organization.
Service-Learning Faculty Learning Community Meeting, 4-5:30 p.m., 201 University Hall.
Monday Night Trivia, 9 p.m., Black Swamp Pub, Union.
BGSU Firelands Sweets and Treats Welcome, 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily, The Pit, Firelands.
Beginning Aug. 24
Intermediate/Advanced Adult Karate Classes, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 7. No class will be held Sept. 7, Oct. 12, Nov. 11 or Nov. 25. The fee is $100 for full time and $50 for half time (one day per week); the cost of uniforms is not included in the class fee. For more information or to register, call 2-8181 or visit http://pace.bgsu.edu.
Beginning Aug. 28
Art Exhibition, “UpScaled/DownSized: Intimate and Meticulous Works of Art,” Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
Alexander Technique Workshop, featuring guest lecturer Dr. James Brody, University of Colorado at Boulder, Moore Musical Arts Center. All workshops, classes and lessons are free and open to the public. No registration required for the master classes; sign-up required for the small-group lessons. Sponsored by the College of Musical Arts Dean's Fund and Theta Alpha Phi.
Through Sept. 3
Wellness Week, featuring free personal training sessions and group exercise classes, Student Recreation Center. Stop by the Wellness Connection in the recreation center for more information.
Through Sept. 3
Free Use of the Climbing Wall, 5:30-9:45 p.m. nightly, Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall. Registration and waiver required; wall membership and belay certification not required.
Through Sept. 6
Art Exhibition, “Loss and Desire,” Union Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Sept. 22
Art Exhibition, paintings by John Nativio, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.