Art Exhibition: 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. The exhibition 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.

14th Annual Dash & Stroll

Join President Susan D. Stuebner in this fall tradition that celebrates the relationship between Colby-Sawyer and the community.

The noncompetitive 5K fun run and walk follows the Morris Trail at the Kelsey Athletic Campus. Registration will take place under the tent at the soccer field beginning at 9:30 a.m. The start time for runners, walkers and leashed, friendly canine companions is 10 a.m.

Parking is available in LOT K adjacent to Seamans Road.

RAIN DATE: Sunday, Sept. 15

For more information, contact Malaika Sidmore at 603.526.3720 or malaika.sidmore@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Cinq à Sept

Join us for an early evening gathering in celebration of “Coming Home: The Ceramic Art of Vivika and Otto Heino,” an exhibition of ceramics by renowned New Hampshire and California potters Vivika and Otto Heino from the Forrest L. Merrill Collection of Berkeley, Calif.

The presentation will be held at 5:45 with receptions held before and after. Cash bar and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact 603.526.3886 or taustin@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.