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Thursday, July 11

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    'New Acquisitions 2013' art exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit features nine works of art recently donated to the Museum by the late Joe Austin. These artworks are avant garde pieces from the 1970s and 1980s by artists working in the Los Angeles area and include an early painting by Lari Pittman. Beginning in 2005, Joe Austin gave a number of important artworks to the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. He died in March 2013 in Los Angeles at the age of 74. Mr. Austin donated modern and contemporary artworks by Alison Saar, Charles Gaines, Dewain Valentine and Peter Shire among others. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he was a successful attorney and a passionate supporter of the visual arts throughout his life. To learn more about Mr. Austin and other exhibits in the art museum, visit the museum website by clicking on the link listed below.

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Female + Form" art exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This selection of artwork from the permanent collection embraces a diverse range of forms and showcases work by important women artists. Rather than representing a certain artistic style or focusing on specific subjects depicted by women, this exhibition features a variety of styles and subjects. Included are representations of the female form, critiques of the objectification of the female body, and experiments with total abstraction. Highlights include posters by the Guerilla Girls, an installation piece by Ilene Segalove, photography from the second wave of feminism and minimalist abstraction. To learn more about this exhibit and others at the art museum, visit the website listed below.

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2:00 pm - 3:30 pm    Stress Management and Wellness Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Stress Management and Wellness -- This workshop is designed to help participants understand and manage their stress better, learn and practice a variety of stress management and relaxation skills, and develop a wellness plan. Please call to reserve a seat, 797-1012. Check our website for other upcoming workshops.

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm    Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve

Recreational / Other

Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve -- Enjoy exploring the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter while you learn to geocache! Geocaching will be offered every second Thursday and Saturday of each month during the summer. The following are the scheduled dates: *Thursday, June 13, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, July 11, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, Aug. 8, 4 p.m.; and *Saturday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. The activity will take 1 hour and reservations are required. Swaner can host 7 individuals or teams for each session and an additional 3 individuals or teams can participate if they have their own GPS units. Free to members $5 for nonmembers. Please call 435-649-1767 to reserve your space or e-mail us, swanerecocenter@usu.edu.

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    James and the Giant Peach -- The Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Whizzpopping wonder and fruit filled fun abound in this stage adaption of Roald Dahl's greatest adventure story. James is a lonely young boy, who is forced to work like a slave for the most revolting aunts in England. One day a mystical old man gives him a bag of magic. When he accidentally spills it near the old peach tree, the most incredible things happen. Rated E for everyone. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

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