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| Monday, April 22, 2013



EXPLORE THE POWERHOUSES OF THE UNIVERSE AT THE PLANETARIUM: The EMU planetarium will feature the movie "Stars," Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m., in the Mark Jefferson Science Complex. "Stars," narrated by actor Mark Hamill, is the Sudekum Planetarium's first original full-dome, digital production. Adventure Science Center collaborated with the National Space Centre in Leicester, England, to create this stunning 26-minute show exploring the powerhouses of the universe and our relationship with the night sky throughout history. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online at EMU Tickets. For more on the movie, go to Stars Movie. Recommended age for the movie is 13 years and older. Following the movie, participates will get to enjoy a live demonstration of the current night sky locally. Space is limited. Contact Norbert Vance at nvance@emich.edu or Tom Kasper at tkasper@emich.edu for further details about the planetarium.


EMU WELCOMES TV SERIES WRITER SCOTT REYNOLDS: The Communication, Media and Theatre Arts Department is pleased to host a talk and Q&A by Dexter TV series writer Scott Reynolds, on Saturday, April 27, at 1 p.m., in room 107 in Quirk Sponberg Theatre. Reynolds is a 1995 EMU graduate who will be the morning commencement speaker on April 28th. He will talk about "How to Begin a Life of Crime or Television Writing." This event is free and open to the campus community.


SPRING FIESTA SILENT AUCTION: Join Ann Arbor Learning Community, an EMU chartered school on Friday, May 3, 6 - 8 p.m. for the annual Silent Auction. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The event will be held at the Ann Arbor Learning Community located at 3980 Research Park Drive. Click Map and Directions or visit Spring Fiesta Silent Auction for more information or call 734-477-0340.


ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER AT EAGLE FLIGHT CENTER: Come join EMU's Aviation and Alpha Eta Rho, Sigma Chi for their Annual Pancake Breakfast Fly-In Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Eagle Flight Center, located on the west ramp at Willow Run Airport (3099 Tyler Road, Ypsilanti). All are welcome, whether by air or by car. Come see multiple aircraft on display, sit in the state-of-the-art cockpit of one of Eagle Flight's Cessna 172S and enjoy a great pancake breakfast. Enter our raffle to win an 1 hour discovery flight in a Cessna 172S with one of our wonderful instructors. The tower will direct pilots in upon arrival. Recommended donation is $7 per person. Please visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/events/454129617996131/.


YPSILANTI PRIDE DAY: Ypsilanti Pride Day is a city-wide event intended to foster community pride and encourage local business growth by creating a clean and welcoming environment. Eastern Michigan University has committed to three different community service sites. The event is Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three different sites (Water Tower, Depot Town, and Frog Island). This event is FREE and is a great way to get involved in the community. If you wish to attend, please click on Register for Ypsilanti Pride Day or call 487-1313. Lunch and entertainment will be provided after the event. For more information, please visit Ypsilanti Pride Day Event

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