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Saturday, April 20

12:00 am - 12:00 am    True Aggie Night

Alumni Event / Alumni Association

Renew your True Aggie status, or become a True Aggie for the first time on the QUAD at midnight, Friday April 19. Coach Matt Wells and his wife, Jenn will be the guest couple that night.

Quad, More Info


7:00 am - 11:00 pm    Souper Fun Run & 5K Registration

Recreational / Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Online registration for "Souper (1 Mile) Fun Run & 5K." Runs will take place Saturday, April 27, at Mantua Reservoir. 5K begins @ 9 a.m., with check-in/day-of-registration beginning @ 8:30 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run will begin @ 10:30 a.m. with check-in/day-of-registration beginning @ 10 a.m. Prices are: 5K, $15 with T-shirt; $10 without T-shirt. Fun Run, $5 for individual, $15 for family. Please come dressed as your favorite "Souper" Hero! Prizes and awards will be given out at the end of each run. Register online @ brighamcity.utah.gov. The run has been planned by the PRP 3075 class in USU's Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department. All proceeds will be given to the Acts VI Soup Kitchen in Brigrham City.

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10:00 am - 1:00 pm    Canoe the Bear River Bottoms

Recreational / Outdoor Recreation Center

Our final trip of the school year will be a canoeing trip on the Bear River. We will start north of Trenton and proceed through the Bear River Bottoms Conservation Area and end south of Trenton. The rig will leave at approximately at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, from the ORP and return around 1 p.m. The cost of the trip is $10 and is for students only. The cost goes toward equipment use like boats, paddles, PFD’s and transportation. A mandatory pre-trip meeting will be held April 18 at 5 p.m. in the shop, which is also the deadline to register. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see the valley from a different perspective.

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Saturdays at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The theme for the Museum of Anthropology this week is "Exploring Russian Culture" so come enjoy activities in the museum. USU professor Erin Hofmann is the featured guest and speaks at 1 p.m. There will be activities throughout the day. For more information go to our website (http://anthromuseum.usu.edu) or visit our Facebook page(https://www.facebook.com/USUMOA) and follow on Twitter (https://twitter.com/usumoa).

Old Main, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Interior Design Senior Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The graduating students in the Department of Art & Design Interior Design program are showcasing their portfolio work in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall in the Chase Fine Arts Center on USU's campus. This exhibition is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


10:00 am - 12:00 am    3rd Annual Braveheart 5K/10K Race for Little Melanie

Fundraiser / Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)

3rd Annual Braveheart 5K/10K Run To Raise Funds For Little Melanie. The run takes place at the University Innovation Campus Cross Country Course at appx 1200 N 800 E. on April 20 ~ the race begins at 10 a.m. You can register on race day or online at braveheartrun.regtix.com or you can stop by the Military Science builiding, Room 107. Entry fee for the 5K is $15 and the 10K $20. For more information, contact Joann Wade at 435-797-8723 or joann.wade@usu.edu.

Innovation Campus, More Info


11:00 am - 4:00 pm    LUX: Light and Space Art from the Museum's Collection

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit includes 17 paintings, photographs, and sculptures from the museum's collection exploring how artists have used light as a medium or subject matter. Several large pieces focus on artists who are considered to be the leaders of the light and space art movement of the 1970s. The artists in this exhibit bring up philosophical issues about how the brain perceives the world, and these artworks expand the ideas of what materials are actually considered to be art. Seven new pieces are included in this exhibit which have never been on display in the museum before. At the same time, this work creates enchanting experiences of color, shadow, and shape that are sure to entertain all ages. The exhibit also includes one of the most significant artworks in the museum's collection: a Plexiglas disc installation by Robert Irwin.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


11:00 am - 4:00 pm    Industrial Ethos: Photography by Chris Dunker

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Northern Utah-based photographer Chris Dunker presents 21 selections of his work in the exhibit, "Industrial Ethos." These loaned photographs address the culture of industry and how industry appears over time. Dunker's fascination with urban decay provides a dystopian look at the modern, optimistic attitude of industry and manufacturing that has marked the progress and historical significance of northern Utah. Also included in the exhibit are antique books and photographs from Dunker's personal collection that document some of the earliest industrial breakthroughs such as steam turbines and generators. Certain industries, local to Cache Valley and the northern Utah region, are featured in the exhibit, including ICON Health and Fitness, Thermo Fisher, Nucor Steel, and Sirtec Plastics.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


11:30 am - 1:00 pm    Free Regency Dancing Lesson

Special Event / English

Regency dancing classes will be taught in preparation for the First Jane Austen Spring Ball April 20 at the Whittier Center at 7 p.m. The dancing is very simple and tons of fun! We will be reviewing "Hole in the Wall," "Ginny's Market," and "Northanger Abbey."

HPER Building, More Info


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm    The Woodpecker King of Tacony -- Matinee Performance

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Fusion Theatre Project, an experimental theater company based at Utah State University, is presenting this year's production "The Woodpecker King of Tacony." This show is about love and honesty, self-loathing and discovery, and is rated Mature for strong language and mature themes.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Studio Theatre, More Info


4:30 pm - 12:00 pm    USU Collegiate 4-H Bear Lake Closing Social

Special Event / Other

Come and join USU Collegiate 4-H for the Bear Lake Closing Social! We will be leaving Friday, April 19, to stay in a cabin in the foothills above the lake. A great dinner will be provided with games, a campfire, and fun! Saturday morning, after breakfast and a fun service project, the group will head out for a morning hike on the Limber Pine trail on the summit of Bear Lake. We should all return to Logan around 12:00 PM Saturday, April 20. Everyone is welcome, however a small fee of $3 to cover food costs must be paid to Josh Dallin in AGRS 125 prior to Wednesday, April 17. Hope to see you all there!!

Agricultural Science Building, More Info


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Crate Stacking Competition - ORP

Recreational / Reentry Student Center

Crate Stacking, ORP > Events/Movies -- It’s upon us again! The third-ever Crate Stacking Competition at USU will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013, in the Nelson Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. This semester’s competition will be larger than ever — with records to break, bigger prizes and stiffer competition. Last semester an astonishing 26 crates were stacked, which set the new USU record. We’re giving away a Black Diamond harness to the best men and woman climber of the evening. Along with the grand prizes, we will be giving away prizes from Jack’s Wood Fired Oven, the Rock Haus, Aggie Radio and us! Online registration is open now for only $2 and $7 if you want to purchase the official Crate Stacking T-shirt to compete in. After April 18 registration will increase by a dollar. Don’t miss the opportunity to test your climbing skills and win great prizes at this biannual event.

Nelson Field House, More Info


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Jane Austen Spring Ball

Fundraiser / English

The first Jane Austen Spring Ball will take place at 7 p.m. at the Whittier Center (290 N 400 E, Logan). There will be Regency dancing, whist, commemorative photographs, refreshments, a scene from "Emma" (performed by USU's Theatre Department), and a brief musical program! Dress is period or formal. Costume rentals available at USU's Costume Shop or at Northwood Costume Rentals in Smithfield.

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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm    American Festival Chorus: The Reedemer

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The American Festival Chorus and Orchestra and our sponsors invite you to experience an unforgettable evening of sacred music by Utah composer and organist Robert Cundick. Featured on the program are his acclaimed oratorio, The Redeemer, and his cantata, The Song of Nephi.

Ellen Eccles Theater, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    2013 Robins Awards Ceremony

Awards / USU Student Association (USUSA)

You are invited to attend the 2013 Robins Awards CEREMONY! (Its like the Academy Awards for Utah State!!) Come and watch all your favorite advisers, teachers, athletes and peers win amazing awards and congratulate them on all their accomplishments. [Semi Formal Event]

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info


7:30 pm - 10:00 pm    The Woodpecker King of Tacony

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Fusion Theatre Project, an experimental theater company based at Utah State University, is presenting this year's production The Woodpecker King of Tacony. This show is about love and honesty, self-loathing and discovery, and is rated Mature for strong language and mature themes.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Studio Theatre, More Info