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Events - Centennial Week 2008

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CENTENNIAL WEEK 2008 EVENTS
   
Monday, March 10
 
Community University Reception (Invitation only.)
Commemorating local support for locating the Normal School in Harrisonburg.
Memorial Hall, 6:00 p.m.
   
Tuesday, March 11
 
Madison Speaker Program
Speaker: Matt Fulgham ('89 and '91), Asst. Director of Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration
Taylor 404, 11:00 a.m.
   
Wednesday, March 12
 
  Crazy Centennial Celebration Commons Day
Spray tattoo artist, JMU themed drinks, purple snow cones!
Hosted by University Program Boards
On The Commons, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
   
"100" Year Student Photograph, AltogetherONE Hundred
Rain date - March 13
Quad, Front of Wilson Hall, 2:00 p.m.
     
    Faculty Emeriti Reception (Invitation only.)
Brick Patio in Front of Burruss Hall, 5:00 p.m.
   
Thursday, March 13
 
Madison Cup Debates
Taylor Hall, 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
     
Friday, March 14
 

Centennial Convocation (James Madison Day)
Convocation Center, 10:00 a.m.
Governor Tim Kaine, Speaker
Birthday Cake
Buses will run 9:00 a.m - 9:40 a.m.
( Memorial Hall, Massanutten Hall, USB Loading Dock, Wilson Hall, Showker Hall and the Health and Human Services Bus Stop)
Classes cancelled, 9:00 to 12:00.
Parking available in lots A, F and G. Free.

     
    Centennial Campaign Luncheon (Invitation only.)
Festival Conference and Student Center, Ballroom, 12:30
     
    James Madison Statue Dedication
Front of CS/ISAT Building, 2:30 p.m.
Guests are encouraged to walk from earlier events, but parking will be available without a permit after 2 p.m. in lot D2. Free.
     
    "Put Up Your Dukes" Duke Dog Statue Display
Highlands Room, Festival Conference and Student Center
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free.
     
    "Exhibit to Celebrate 100 Years at JMU!"
Madison Art Collection, The Gallery at Festival
Festival Conference and Student Center
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free.
     
    "Portraits in Bluestone" Concert
Music commissioned for James Madison University's Centennial
Convocation Center, 3:30 p.m.
Parking available in lots A, F and G. Free.
     
    Dingledine and Johnston Portrait Unveiling (Invitation only.)
Leeolou Greatroom, 5:00 p.m.
     
    Funny Freakin' Friday
Night of entertainment while laughing at Mission IMPROVable, the nation's biggest touring improv group ever! Opening this show will be JMU's own improv group, New & Improv'd. Free.
Taylor Down Under, 8:00 p.m.
   
   
Saturday, March 15
 
Madison Fest
Godwin Hall , 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A family-friendly, festival-like event designed for both JMU students and members of the Harrisonburg community. Free.
   
New Century Celebration Gala (Invitation only.)
Festival Conference and Student Center, Ballroom, 6:00 p.m.
   
 

Mae - Student Concert
Wilson Hall Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is FREE to the JMU community and will be closed to the public. Tickets will be given out the day of the show at Wilson prior to doors opening on a first come, first serve basis.

   
  Fireworks and Hot Chocolate
Outside Festival Conference and Student Center, 9:30 p.m
Parking available in lots D2 and C10. Free.
   
Saturday and Sunday,
March 15-16
 
"Centennial Challenge" - Alumni groups are asked to go out into their communities and fulfill JMU's tradition of service by donating their time and talent to local causes. The alumni group who donates the most hours of community service will be recognized at the June Alumni Leadership Weekend.

ONGOING EVENTS
     
Centennial Campus Walking Self-Guided Tour
Booklets available: Centennial Office, 106 Alumnae Hall; Sonner Hall, Lobby; Alumni Office, Leeolou Alumni Center; Hardesty Higgins House, 212 South Main Street,Harrisonburg.
     
Displays of JMU History: Academics, Arts, Athletics, Campus, Campus Life, Leadership
CI-ISAT Lobby
Festival Student and Conference Center, (lower level, outside of Room 2102)
Massanutten Regional Library (downtown Harrisonburg)
Memorial Hall, Entrance B
Warren Hall Lobby
Carrier Library Main Entrance.
     
"Dressing for Education: JMU in the Founding Years 1908-1928" Centennial Exhibition
1939 Wing of Carrier Library