Clay Unearthed: A Ceramic Workshop with Professor Jon Keenan

Join Professor of Fine & Performing Arts Jon Keenan for a special opportunity to create and explore the world of ceramics. During this five-day workshop series, students of all ages and experience levels will explore wheel throwing and hand building techniques; glazing and firing as they discover contemporary and ancient approaches, develop new skills and refine the final form of their work.

The five-day workshop series will be held weekends, July 13 - July 27, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The cost is $475 per person. For more information, visit colby-sawyer.edu/summer-camps.html, call 603.526.3720 or email eventservices@colby-sawyer.edu.

The Chargers Club Annual Tennis Classic

The Chargers Club 26th Annual Classic features three days of women's, men's, mixed and senior doubles action to benefit Colby-Sawyer’s athletic programs.

For more information, contact 603.526.3606 (ext. 1) or email chargers@colby-sawyer.edu.

Triple Play

Summer Music Associates presents Triple Play, three versatile musicians who collectively bring a blend of joy, virtuosity, and American spirit to the folk, blues, jazz and classical music.

Ticket cost is $25 for adults and $5 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit summermusicassociates.com, call 603.526.8234 or email info@summermusicassociates.com.

Lego® and Robotics STEM Camp

LEtGO Your Mind programs offer a safe, educationally enriching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) experience for children 4-13 using Lego® bricks, motors and gears to engineer structures, robots, simple machines, motorized cars and stop motion animation.

For more information, visit letgoyourmind.com.

Opening Reception: Coming Home

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts hosts “Coming Home: The Ceramics of Vivika and Otto Heino,” an exhibition of ceramics made by renowned New Hampshire and California potters Vivika and Otto Heino from the Forrest L. Merrill Collection of Berkeley, Calif.

Following the reception, the exhibition remains up through Tuesday, Oct. 15. It is made possible in cooperation with Forrest L. Merrill, the League of N.H. Craftsmen and friends of the Colby-Sawyer College Center for Art + Design. Gallery hours are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Gallery Director and Sonja C. Davidow '56 Endowed Chair of Fine and Performing Arts Professor Keenan at jkeenan@colby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3667. Free.

Youth Mental Health Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA), a National Council for Behavioral Health program, comes to Colby-Sawyer to teach a five-step action plan offering initial help to young people showing signs of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social or self-help care. The eight-hour course is presented by U.N.H. Cooperative Extension Youth & Family Field Specialists, Rick Alleva, Ed.D. and Gail Kennedy, M.S.W.

Open to all, but designed for adults who work with young people ages 12-18, participants will receive eight hours of professional development. Breakfast, lunch and course materials are included, and registration is required by Monday, Aug. 19, at learnforlife.unh.edu. Free.

Convocation

The Colby-Sawyer community comes together to welcome the Class of 2023 and formally open the new academic year.

For more information, contact Sarah Braun at 603.526.3490 or sarah.braun@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Homecoming 2019

Join the campus community for a fun-filled weekend featuring alumni and varsity sporting events, socializing with friends, and faculty-led workshops and talks.

For more information, visit colby-sawyer.edu/homecoming or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@colby-sawyer.edu or 800.266.8253.