The Weekly Ringer

The University of Mary Washington Student Newspaper

Campus Briefing 4/18

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Chappell Great Lives Series: Abraham Lincoln

Dodd Auditorium will host a lecture on Abraham Lincoln presented by Michael Burlingame, author of “Abraham Lincoln: A Life” and Naomi B. Lynn, distinguished chair in Lincoln studies at the University of Illinois on Thursday, April 18, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Theater department performs “The Tempest”

The UMW theater department will perform “The Tempest” at duPont Hall, Klein Theatre on April 18 till April 20 at 8 p.m. and April 21 at 2 p.m. The cost is $18 for general admission, $16 for students and senior citizens and $8 for UMW students, faculty and staff.


Gary Melchers Home and Studio shows “The Garden”

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont will exhibit “Belmont through a Lens: The Garden,” an exhibition of archival photographs and related materials documenting the estate’s gardens and grounds. The Melchers home is located at 224 Washington St., Falmouth, Va. and is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., but closed on Wednesdays. Admission is $10 for adults and free for up to two students under the age of 18 and under with a paying adult. Each additional student is $5 each.


80th historic Garden Week

The 80th Historic Garden Week of Fredericksburg takes place Tuesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour features Fredericksburg area historic sites, including Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, Brompton and the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 the day of the tour. Visit the Garden Week website for more information.


Campus recreation schedule for Goolrick Gym:

4/18-Cardio Kickboxing at 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

4/19-TGIF Yoga at 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

4/21-AB Attack at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m, Zumba at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

4/22-Aikido at 4:00 p.m. to 5 p.m, Beginning Yoga at 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

4/23-Zumba at 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

4/24-Advanced Yoga at 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Compiled by Cara Sexton