“The Art of Supreme Self-Care”
Jan. 14, noon, Women’s Resource Center, 220 Campus Center Building
Local artist and creative coach Pam Murray will guide participants in ways they may consistently care for themselves so they can better care for others, rather than constantly feeling overwhelmed and burdened. Part of the Women’s Personal Enrichment Lunch Break Series sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center. Reservations required. Contact: Women’s Resource Center, 439-5772.
Book Review Group
Jan. 21, Noon, Women’s Resource Center, 220 Campus Center Building
Members of the Book Review Group sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center will discuss Orphan Train by Christina Baker Cline. New members are always welcome. Participants may bring their lunch; beverages and snacks are provided. Contact: Women’s Resource Center, 439-5772.
Guest Artist Piano Concert
Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m., Brown Hall auditorium
Pianist Spencer Myer will take his audience on a “journey of sounds, colors and emotions through a variety of style periods of classical music.” The program includes works by Scarlatti, Schumann, Ravel, Barber and Bolcom. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and free for students with ID. Contact: Department of Music, 439-4276.
Burns Night Dinner
Jan. 24, 7 p.m., Carnegie Hotel
Burns Night dinners are held around the world and celebrate the works and life of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns (1759-1796), and ETSU’s Appalachian, Scottish and Irish Studies Program is hosting one as a benefit for the Thomas G. Burton Scholarship Fund. The event includes entertainment by the ETSU Celtic Pride Band and a traditional dinner featuring haggis. Tickets are $75 per person or $130 per couple; a portion of the ticket cost is tax-deductible. Contact: Kevin Masters, Wellington’s Restaurant at the Carnegie Hotel, 979-6718 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Observatory Open House
Jan. 24, 8 p.m., Harry D. Powell Observatory
ETSU physicist Dr. Frank Hagelberg will give a short talk titled “Universe or Multiverse?” Afterward, visitors may view the night sky through the observatory’s telescopes. Hagelberg and other faculty from the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be available to assist and answer questions. The Open House will be cancelled if the sky is cloudy. Contact: Dr. Beverly Smith, 439-8418 or email@example.com.
“Food as Medicine”
Jan. 27, noon, D.P. Culp Center, East Tennessee Room
Dr. N. Anton Borja, assistant professor and director of the Integrative Medicine Clinic for the Department of Family Medicine, will discuss how food and nutrition therapy play a fundamental role in integrative medicine and should be the cornerstone of medical care. Part of the Women’s Health Lunch Break Seminar Series sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center. Reservations required. Contact: Women’s Resource Center, 439-5772.
“Music & Friends” Concert Series I: “Reinvention”
Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., Mathes Hall auditorium
A program of music for oboe, tuba and piano by Drs. Heather Killmeyer, Stephanie Frye and Esther Park will be presented in the inaugural event in the spring season’s “Music & Friends” concert series, which is intended to recreate the intimate musical gathering of friends and music lovers that was often dubbed as a “musical soiree” or “salon concert” during the 19th century. Free; donations will be accepted. Contact: Department of Music, 439-4276.
Food Drive at the Natural History Museum
Continuing through Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, ETSU and General Shale Natural History Museum at the Gray Fossil Site
Visitors to the museum will receive $1 off the price of admission with the donation of a food item for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee. Some of the most-needed items are cereal, rice, dried beans, canned meat, canned soups, spaghetti sauce, pasta, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, macaroni and cheese, baby food and diapers. NOTE: The Natural History Museum will follow the university's holiday schedule and will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1. Contact: Natural History Museum, 866-202-6223 (toll-free).