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h2. MONDAY, May 23

*Expert on Sustainable Development to Speak*
4 to 5 p.m.
Communications Facility 110

Keith A. Wheeler, founding president of the Foundation for Our Future at the Center for a Sustainable Future will talk about , �Bridging the Campus with the Community: Creating a Seamless Path to Sustainability.� It is part of an open forum presented by the WWU Huxley College of the Environment. For more information, please call (360) 650-3521 or e-mail Brad.Smith@wwu.edu.

h2. TUESDAY, May 24

*Women Writers of the Arab World*
7 p.m.
WWU Arntzen Hall 101

Wilson Library and Women�s Studies host Choman Hardi, Alia Mamdouh, and Somaya Ramadan for a reading and discussion of their work. For more information, please e-mail as.rop.prc@wwu.edu.

*ASL Talent Show*
7 to 8 p.m.
WWU VU 714

*Expert on Green Cleaning Products to Speak*
3 to 4 p.m.

Roger McFadden, nationally recognized leader in the fields of green cleaning products and ecological sustainability, will speak. McFadden is the senior chemist and vice president of Technical Services for Coastwide Laboratories, headquartered in Wilsonville, Ore. McFadden was a member of former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhauber�s Community Sustainable Council and chair of the Cleaning and Coatings Workgroup. His talk is sponsored by Western�s Academic Custodial Services Department. Please call 650-3934 for more information.

h2. WEDNESDAY, May 25

*Fairhaven World Issues Forum: Gender and Literature in the Arab World*
12 p.m.
Fairhaven College Auditorium
A discussion with women writers of the Arab world. For more information, please call 650-2309.

*5th Annual WWU Student Film Festival*
8 p.m.

Two nights of student films... what could be better? Night one will consist of contributors and night two will be dedicated to the finalists. Prizes will be awarded to finalists, but there can only be one Highlander. The winner of best film will reign supreme for one year, until the cycle beings again. Submissions with completed applications are due in VU 422. Pick up an application next to the door at VU 422. For more information, call x6130. This event is sponsored by ASP Films.

*Kevin Moe, Brian Buller, and Peter Clarke*
8 p.m.
WWU Underground Coffeehouse Free

For more information please contact ASP.Coffeehouse@wwu.edu or 650-3263.

*Sunset and Night Kayaking*
$30/students $35/non

Join the Outdoor Center on a sunset and night kayaking trip! For those with busy weekend schedules an afternoon on the water sounds like a heavenly break from the stress-filled week. A relaxing way to make it over the mid-week hump while learning basic sea kayaking skills. We will explore beautiful Chuckanut Bay and enjoy one of Bellingham�s breathtaking sunsets. Followed by a view of the night sky and phosphorescence brightening your way back. For more information, please call 650-3112.

*Landlord Tenant Workshop*
6 to 8:30 p.m.
SL 120

Get all your questions answered for free at our first annual workshop. Free food! For more information, call 650-6111 or e-mail as.rop.legalinfo@wwu.edu.

h2. THURSDAY, May 26

*Michael Hoffman with Iraq Veterans Against the War*
12 p.m.
WWU SL 150
After serving in the US Marine Corps during the invasion of Iraq, Hoffman became cofounder and national coordinator of Iraq Veterans Against the War. For more information, please call 650-6125.

*Get to Know Your Patriot Act*
7:30 p.m.
WWU CF 110

An informative event featuring three local Patriot Act activists. Find out what the Patriot Act is, why you should be concerned and what you can do. For more information, call 360-223-0877 or e-mail Hudsona2@cc.wwu.edu

h2. FRIDAY, May 27

*Fundraiser Tent Contest*
10 a.m.to 3 p.m.
WWU Red Square

Come try your tent setting up skills in a timed contest! The winner of the day will win a gift certificate to a local outdoor store! The contest will be held at WWU in Red Square from 10 a.m until 3 p.m. Pay $1 to enter! For more information e-mail beepink@yahoo.com. This event is hosted by Women in the Woods, an AS club.

h2. SATURDAY, May 28

*The Cider House Rules*
PAC Mainstage Theatre
2 p.m.
$6 per part

See www.wwu.edu/depts/theatre for a complete listing of dates and times. This play is presented by the WWU theatre department.

h2. SUNDAY, May 29

*Catholic Ministry Mass*
6:30 p.m. Shalom Center
For more information call 360-410-0218.


*Whitewater Kayak Day Trip*
$48/students $58/general

Learn how to white water kayak on one of our plentiful local rivers. Basic boating skills will be taught at the pool during the pre-trip meeting and solidify during the first part of the day. Then experience some whitewater first hand as you carefully negotiate down the rapids. This event is presented Outdoor Center.

*Western Students for the Second Amendment*
7 p.m.
WWU VU 462

Discuss the 2nd Amendment and related issues at these weekly meetings. Dissent is welcome. For more information e-mail wwussa@yahoo.com, call 656-5098 or visit our group on The Facebook.

*Wednesday Knitting Circle*
4 to 5 p.m.
Wilson Library 265

Wilson Library will host a knitting circle for those interested in knitting, crocheting or craftwork. All skill levels are encouraged to attend. Call 734-4928 or e-mail julene.sodt@wwu.edu for more information.

*Spring Discovery Days*
1 to 4 p.m.

An afternoon program designed to provide a more in-depth view of Western will be held with check-in starting at 12:30 p.m. in the Viking Union lobby. Reservations are required. Space is limited, so make your plans early. Please call 650-3861, e-mail campusvisit@wwu.edu or visit http://admissions.wwu.edu for more information.

*Western Gallery Presents �Isamu Noguchi�s World� Exhibit*
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Joining the national celebration of the centennial of Isamu Noguchi�s birth, the Western Gallery presents a two-part exhibition on the world-renowned artist. The exhibition is comprised of never-before seen photographs taken by Noguchi, as well as dance inspired by his on-campus sculpture, �Skyviewing.�
For more information, call 650-3963 or visit Sarah.ClarkLangager@wwu.edu.

*Caribbean Film Festival*
May 23, 25, and 26
6 p.m.
Pickford Dream Space

View three movies: City of God (some violent content), Life & Debt (featuring guest speaker Geddes Davis) and In the Time of Butterflies. For more information, please e-mail as.rop.women@wwu.edu or call 650-6114. This event is hosted by the AS Women Studies Club and Global Women Studies 314.

*10th Annual Beyond Borders Competition*
May 9 to June 3
WWU VU Gallery 507

Curated competition for undergraduate art students including entries from Canada, Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Best of show and cash prizes to be announced. For more information, call 650-6534, e-mail asp.vu.gallery.

*Pennies for Penny!*
Make a donation in any of the jars located in the Communication Building or come visit the Comm Club officers in red square! All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

*The HUB, Bellingham�s Pedal Project*
903 1/2 State Street

Used bicycles reduce global warming. Buy used. Call for more information 255-2072.

*Kickball, Dodgeball and Wiffleball!*
MAC in the Rec Center
Fridays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Fun Fitness Fridays: Bring your friends and have a ball! Everyone is invited. For more information, contact the Prevention and Wellness Services.

*Serving the Poor*
Shalom Center

Interested in social justice? Come find your outlet by serving the poor a hot meal at the Lighthouse Mission! For more information visit
www.westerncatholic.org, call 733-3400, or e-mail janelle@westerncatholic.org.

*The Underground Coffeehouse presents: Open Mic Night*
Open Mic Night is held every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in the Underground Coffeehouse, with sign-ups starting at 6 p.m.

*Soul Power*
11 a.m.
Every Sunday
KUGS 89.3 FM presents Soul from the 50�s, 60�s and 70�s. Tune in for more details.

*Relaxation Training*
4 to 5 p.m.
Every Thursday
Old Main 540

A regular practice in relaxation for those who want to feel more calm, focused and clear minded will be held every week on Thursdays. Each week there will be a different relaxation technique to focus on such as visualization, breathing, self-hypnosis, biofeedback, autogenics, imagery and more. Each session is independent so anyone can join any time. For more information, call 650-2954 or e-mail jjordy@wwu.edu

*Outback Work Parties*
The Outback Farm (behind Fairhaven)

Tuesdays 3 to 5 p.m.
Fridays noon to 4 p.m. (plus gardening workshops)
Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon
Sundays 3 to 5 p.m.

The Outback is a five-acre outdoor learning site, located on the South end of campus. Everyone is welcome to come see what the Outback is all about. For more information, e-mail wwuoutback@yahoo.com. Also, the Outback is the location for the Full Moon Celebration.

*Attention Radio Theatre Enthusiasts*
Needed: writers, editors, voices, sound effects, feedback. Meet in the VU Lobby if interested Wednesdays at 6 p.m. All material will be compiled and recorded for air date during spring quarter. Contact KUGS for more information, at x6801

*Latino Student Union*
Union de Estudiantes Latino
7 p.m.

Students are invited to the Ethnic Students Center (ESC) every Monday to talk, eat and play games with friends and fellow students. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch and their favorite games. The ESC offers a safe environment that helps students in transitioning to Western, developing cultural identity, providing a sense of community and being active in social justice. For more information, call 650-7613 or visit http://www.wwu.edu/~esc.