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  • Apr 24
    Jean Cash Lecture Series Speaker John Harrell

    4-5 p.m.
    Room 400, Taylor Hall

    John Harrell from the American Shakespeare Center presents "The Analog Humanities."

    Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta and the English department.

    For information, email Dr. Marina Favila at favilamc@jmu.edu. Free.

  • Apr 25
    Virginia Native Trees Tour

    1 p.m.
    Frances Plecker Education Center, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Arboretum Director Jan Sievers Mahon leads the tour to observe Arbor Day in Virginia.

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194. Free.

  • Apr 25
    Logic and Reasoning Institute Colloquium

    3:30 p.m.
    Institute for Visual Studies, Room 208, Roop Hall

    Professor Michael Palmer of the Teaching Resource Center at the University of Virginia presents “Discovering Infinit(ies).” Free.

  • Apr 26
    Morrison-Bruce Center's ColorBlast 5K

    7:30-9 a.m. check-in
    9 a.m. races start at Festival Conference and Student Center Lawn

    Whether you choose to run or walk the 5K course located on JMU’s campus is completely up to you. Colored powder will be thrown on participants at every kilometer of the course, and then blasted on everyone at the finish line.

    After you finish, you are invited to stay around to play tailgating games such as corn hole or Frisbee until the ColorBlast Raffle starts.

    When you check in the morning of the run, you will be entered for a chance to win gift cards to your favorite restaurants and other prizes. You will also receive a T-shirt upon registration.

    We will kick off the morning at 9 a.m. with our Daisy Dash, 1/2-mile run, for children under 12 years old. These participants will also get to take part in the color fun.

    The ColorBlast 5K will then start at 9:30 a.m., with waves of runners, joggers and walkers so you can pick your pace and get the most color possible.

    Sponsored by the Morrison-Bruce Center for the Promotion of Physical Activity for Girls and Women.

    For more information, including registration fees, check http://www.jmu.edu/mbc/colorblast.html.

    Open to JMU students, faculty, staff and the public.

  • Apr 26
    Wildflower Walk in the Arboretum

    10 a.m.
    Begins at the Frances Plecker Education Center, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    A Virginia Native Plant Society docent guided tour.

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194. Free.

  • Apr 27
    Join us for the FVC and PASO Scholarship COLOR 5k!

    Flyer for Color 5kHosted by The Friends of Valley Charities and JMU's Public Affairs Student Organization, the FVC and PASO Scholarship Color 5k will be held Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. on the Festival Lawn at James Madison University. Participants will be doused from head to toe with various colors at each mile marker! All proceeds from the color run will be donated to The Friends of Valley Charities Scholarship, a grant for JMU students who have cancer or are directly affected by cancer. Entry fees are as follows:

    Non-Student
    $30 until April 2, 2014
    $35 until April 25, 2014
    $40 until April 27, 2014

    Kids (strollers are welcome) & teams of 5 or more
    $15 until April 2, 2014
    $20 until April 25, 2014
    $20 until April 27. 2014

    Student
    $20 until April 2, 2014
    $20 until April 25, 2014
    $20 until April 27,2014

    *Inspirational Home Stretch signs may be purchased for $30 per sign. These signs feature words of encouragement for participants and are displayed along the final stretch of the 5k. Click here for more information on purchasing an Inspirational Home Stretch sign. Purchase forms must be submitted by April 10, 2014.

    To register online, click here. Or for a print copy of the registration form, click here. Make checks payable to Friends of Valley Charities, 4245 Lucy Long Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

    For information on sponsoring the 5k, click here

    Register by April 1 and you will receive a free race t-shirt and one free raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets may be purchased on race day to help raise funds for The Friends of Valley Charities Scholarship.

    Race packets will be available for pick up on Friday April 25 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the lobby of Zane Showker Hall or on race day.

    For additional details and race updates, click here.

    Support this scholarship by joining us on Sunday, April 27 for the FVC and PASO Scholarship COLOR 5k! 

  • Apr 27
    JMU Symphony Honors Concert

    Experience the excitement of the JMU Symphony Honors Concert as the JMU Symphony Orchestra accompanies the winners of the prestigious School of Music Concerto Competition.

    For more information and tickets, visit http://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2014/04/27-jmu-symphony-honors-concert.shtml

  • Apr 29
    Clybourne Park

    By Bruce Norris

    “Vital, sharp-witted and ferociously smart” (The New York Times), Clybourne Park pits Race against Real Estate in this 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award-winning play. Two generations of characters dance around social politics in one house on two afternoons, 50 years apart. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. Contains adult language.

    For more information and tickets, visit http://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2014/04/29-clybourne-park.shtml

  • Apr 30
    Arboretum Tour Celebrating Historic Garden Week

    1 p.m.
    Begins at the Frances Plecker Education Center, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Arboretum Director Jan Sievers Mahon leads a tour focusing on the arboretum’s bulb collection, wildflowers and flowering shrubs and trees.

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194. Free.

  • May 2
    Final examinations

    May 2-8 (Friday-Thursday)
    As scheduled

  • May 9
    Graduate Commencement Ceremony

    10 a.m.
    JMU Convocation Center

  • May 9
    University Commencement Ceremony

    3 p.m.
    Bridgeforth Stadium

  • May 10
    College Commencement Ceremonies

    9 a.m.
    Various locations

  • May 10
    Mother's Day Carriage Rides

    May 10-11

    6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
    Leave from the Frances Plecker Education Center, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Give mom a special and memorable celebration with a carriage ride through the natural beauty of the arboretum.

    Costs vary per person for adults and children, and per private carriage. Call (540) 568-3194 for more information.

  • May 26
    Memorial Day

    University closed.

  • Jul 4
    Independence Day

    University closed.

  • Aug 11
    Peace Camp

    Aug. 11-15

    8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
    Warren Hall

    The theme for Peace Camp is “Peace and Diversity.”

    Children ages 6-13 are encouraged to register. Children 14 or older are encouraged to apply to be a junior counselor.

    The cost is $60 per child but scholarships are available.

    Sponsored by the Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence. For more information check http://www.jmu.edu/gandhicenter or call (540) 568-7249.

  • Oct 13
    Flu Vaccine Clinic

    Oct. 13 | 9am-5pm | University Health Center

    Free flu shots for Aetna and Anthem members (FluMist $40)

    The cost without Aetna or Anthem health insurance is $23 flu shot, $40 FluMist (ages 4-49).

    Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, and credit card, but NO FLEX. Receipts will be provided for other insurance reimbursement.

    The vaccine is being provided by Maxim Health Systems for two days only, Oct. 13 in the University Health Center from 9-5, and Oct. 14 in the Festival Highlands Room from 8-2:30.

  • Oct 14
    Flu Vaccine Clinic

    Oct. 14 | 8am-2:30pm | Festival Highlands Room

    Free flu shots for Aetna and Anthem members (FluMist $40)

    The cost without Aetna or Anthem health insurance is $23 flu shot, $40 FluMist (ages 4-49).

    Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, and credit card, but NO FLEX. Receipts will be provided for other insurance reimbursement.

    The vaccine is being provided by Maxim Health Systems for two days only, Oct. 13 in the University Health Center from 9-5, and Oct. 14 in the Festival Highlands Room from 8-2:30.

  • Nov 27
    Thanksgiving Holiday

    Nov. 27-28

    University closed.

  • Dec 24
    Holiday

    Dec. 24-31

    University closed.

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