NewsFeb 15, 2018

5 things to do! February 15-18

A weekly roundup of weekend events on campus and around town.

While Lesley alumna Jamie Greubel Poser's race for gold in the bobsled event isn't until next week, sports like curling have piqued our interest and you can try it for yourself this weekend! There's plenty going on so be sure to catch basketball, see spoken word artist Dominique Christina perform, visit Sherrill Library for a new exhibit and more. 

Celebrate Edith exhibit poster.

Celebrate Edith: The Life and Legacy of Lesley University's FounderThe festivities continue at Sherrill Library where Edith Lesley Wolfard's birthday is a month-long celebration. Find letters, photos, stories and more from the Lesley University Archives and learn about life back in Edith's day. 
Thursday, Feb. 1-Wednesday, Feb. 28, Sherrill Library

Dominique Cristina with hands to her temple and speaking into a microphone

Black history and spoken wordPoet, author, educator and feminist Dominique Christina shares her poetry, reflecting on her family's role in civil rights movement and what that means for her work today. 
Thursday, Feb. 15, 6PM, Marran Theater

Outdoor photograph of Harvard Yard in the winter with blue sky and clouds.

Plaza WinterFest: Ice GamesIntrigued by coverage of curling in PyeongChang? Try your hand at "throwing stones" down the ice at Harvard Science Plaza's winter games, along with shuffleboard, candlepin bowling and food trucks. 
Saturday, Feb. 17, 12PM, Science Center Plaza

Lesley basketball player playing in a game on the court

Lynx Basketball: Lesley Men's Basketball takes on Elms College at home this weekend in their final regular season game of this school year.
Saturday, Feb. 17, 5PM, Nicholas Athletic Center 

poster with mug of hot chocolate advertising Harvard Square Chocolate Tour

Harvard Square Chocolate Tour: Lesley business student Sam Schlussel embraced his entrepreneurial spirit to start Off the Beaten Path Food Tours and created a unique chocolate tour to celebrate the sweet history of Harvard Square. 
Friday, Feb. 16, 7PM, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2PM and 7PM, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2PM 

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