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Saturday, February 17

8:00 am - 8:00 pm    The Built Environment Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Merrill-Cazier Library

In commemoration of Utah State University’s 130-year anniversary and the Year of the Arts, the Merrill-Cazier Library presents an exhibit celebrating USU’s Built Environment. The exhibition tells the story of USU’s development – from the first master plan in 1912, through both world wars, the Great Depression, and beyond. Additionally, Built Environment highlights student and community efforts to shape the campus. Drawing on documents in the library’s Special Collections and Archives, student intern Cody Patton prepared the narrative for the exhibit under the direction of University Archivist, Robert Parson.

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8:30 am - 10:00 am    Snowshoe Tour of the Preserve

Recreational / Cooperative Extension

Saturdays | 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. $10 per person | $5 locals | Free for members Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! During this tour, you will learn about the history of the Preserve as well as what kinds of plants and animals you will find during the winter. Additionally, you will have time to search for and identify animal tracks and other signs of animal life on the Preserve. This outing is appropriate for all ages and takes place on generally flat terrain. To reserve your spot call: 435-649-1767

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8:30 am - 10:00 am    Snowshoe Tour of the Preserve

Recreational / Cooperative Extension

Saturdays | 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. $10 per person | $5 locals | Free for members Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! During this tour, you will learn about the history of the Preserve as well as what kinds of plants and animals you will find during the winter. Additionally, you will have time to search for and identify animal tracks and other signs of animal life on the Preserve. This outing is appropriate for all ages and takes place on generally flat terrain. To reserve your spot call: 435-649-1767

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9:00 am - 6:00 pm    Work in Progress Mural Project at Utah State University

Exhibit / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

The Work in Progress is a collage-style mural that is a stunning visualization of the impact of women on our society. It is a community project and the brainchild of Jann Haworth. To date, over 120 Utah men and women have created stencil portraits of more than 150 women who are catalysts for change in the arts, sciences and social evolution. Their portraits were then made into a collage by artist Liberty Blake. The mural is over 40 feet long and growing. A reproduction of the mural will be on view in the lower level of USU’s Merrill-Cazier Library January 16 – March 29, 2018. Some 30 USU faculty and students will contribute to this mural as they propose names of women from their fields for inclusion in new segments of the mural. This project is being organized for USU by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art in partnership with Merrill-Cazier Library on this Year of the Arts initiative. Visit https://www.library.usu.edu/about/hours.php for additional library hours

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11:00 am - 2:00 pm    Family Art Day

Workshop / Merrill-Cazier Library

NEHMA will again help Utah State University’s Jon M Huntsman School of Business and USU Extension Sustainability honor high school finalists participating in the 2018 Utah High School Clean Air Poster Contest!Please join us to celebrate their accomplishments and create your own clean air posters and car hang tags during Family Art Day on Saturday, February 17. All ages are welcome to join in the art making activities from 11AM to 2PMat the USU Merrill-CazierLibrary in room 101. Clean air posters from finalists representing seven high schools in Cache and Grand counties will be on display for inspiration, and the grand prize high school winners will be announced at 12PM. Come learn more about the importance of clean air in Utah by making your own artwork, supporting the finalists, and enjoying refreshments during the festivities of February’s Family Art Day!

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1:14 pm - 1:14 pm    Climbing Wall

Recreational / Cooperative Extension

Saturdays and Sundays 1 - 3 pm | $5 or free for members Climb through the EcoSystem from the bedrock all the way to the uplands. Our indoor climbing wall is fun for all ages. We supply the harness and ask that you come with shoes having covered toes.

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Utah State men's basketball vs. Nevada

Athletics / Athletics

Utah State University hosts the University of Nevada-Reno at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

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