K-Life will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 9. Deadline to sign up is April 5. Contact for more information.

Alpha Phi Omega will sponsor a blood drive from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 5-6 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms.

The Physics Colloquium continues at 4:30 p.m. April 6 in Magruder Hall 1096. Jane Nachtman, member of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa, will present “Probing New Physics at the Energy Frontier.”

The Truman Observatory will host an open house from 8:30-10:30 p.m. April 6 at the University Farm. For more information and directions, go to

A single elimination volleyball tournament hosted by the Zeta Xi chapter of Beta Theta Pi
will take place from 12-5 p.m. April 9 at the Student Recreation Center. All proceeds from the event will go to Camp Quality in Kansas City, a camp dedicated to the enhancement of the lives of children diagnosed with cancer. Teams will consist of three men and three women and the cost is $60/team. Forms and money must be submitted by April 8 to a member of Beta Theta Pi. Interested groups can request a form from any member of the organization.

LifeFest, sponsored by Students for Life, will take place from 12-5 p.m. April 9 on the Quad. There will be music by local bands, games, themed raffle baskets and all-you-can-eat barbecue for $3. All proceeds will benefit Genesis House, a home for young women facing crisis pregnancies.

The University Board of Governors will meet at 1 p.m. April 9 in the Conference Room of the Student Union Building.

A free tobacco quit class will take place from 8-9:30 April 11 and 18 in the Student Union Building Room 3203. Any Truman or MACC-Kirksville student, staff or faculty can attend. The class includes free nicotine replacement therapy patches and free doctor consultation.

Truman’s Theatre Department will present “Into the Woods” at 8 p.m. April 13-16 in the James G. Severns Theatre in Ophelia Parrish. Tickets are free and can be reserved by calling the Box Office at 785.4515 or by dropping by the window outside the James G. Severns Theatre between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The production is appropriate for anyone 12 years of age or older.

L’Explicateur (ou l’explication de texte enfin expliquée)
, a French play, will be performed at 8 p.m. April 13 and 14 in the Student Union Building Down Under. It will be performed in French with English “side-titles.” For more information, contact Patrick Lobert at

Missouri Hall Senate will host an Art Gala from 4:30-7 p.m. April 14 in the Missouri Hall Chariton Room. The Senate will purchase three pieces for $100 each. Entries must be 2-D and easily hangable. Submission deadline is April 13. More information and the submission form can be found at

Circle K is seeking donations of any kind for its annual rummage sale
, taking place April 16 from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot located on the southwest corner of Franklin and Patterson. Contact with questions or to schedule a donation pick-up. Proceeds benefit the Adair County Humane Society.

Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity (PSP) will host a 5k/10k run or walk April 17 to raise money for Teach for America. Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Sign in for everyone will begin at 6:30 a.m., and water and refreshments will be provided. Registration costs $10 for the 5k and $12 for the 10k. The registration form and more information can be found online at

Truman’s Agriculture GardenGals practicum group will be hosting starter plant sales, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on multiple days. Sales will take place April 16 and 23 outside of Tractor Supply Co.; April 18 and 19 inside Magruder Hall; and April 20 and 21 inside the Student Union Building. Heirloom tomatoes, peppers and herbs will be available. To pre-order plants, e-mail Orders will be available for pick-up at any of the selling dates listed above.

SUEDE Showcase will take place
at 3 p.m. April 17 and 7 p.m. April 18 in the Student Union Building Down Under. This event is free. The SUEDE Showcase is a dance performance that encompasses many forms of urban and ethnic dance including hip hop, poi, krump, pop, breakdancing and Chinese fan dancing. The show contains explicit lyrics and content, so parental discretion is advised.
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