Ohio Wesleyan University Announces March Public Events

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CalendarIconDELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its March 2013 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule updates, visit Events @ OWU. For Battling Bishop athletics schedules, visit BattlingBishops.com.

Through April 16 – Xiamen photo collage by Susan Shafer, Ohio Wesleyan Class of 1959, in the Alumni Gallery in Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Feb. 24-March 31 – “Diverse,” a group exhibition featuring creations by seven women artists – Marjorie Bender, N. Penney Denning, Egle Gatins, Elena Osterwalder, Elsie Sanchez, Barbara Vogel, and Leah L. Wong – in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The show will debut with an opening reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at the museum and feature an artists’ talk panel discussion from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 21 in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.  The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., but will be closed March 11-16 for spring break. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 for more information.

8 p.m. March 1 and March 2 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Theatre & Dance presents “Spring Senior Project Productions,” in the Studio Theatre in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The show includes two one-act plays, one an original written by Andrew Rossi and one by Samuel Beckett. Directed by Andrea Kraus, designed by David Winnyk, featuring Madeline Shier, Leah Reilly, Sam Irvine, and Joe Lugosch.

8 p.m. March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 – Evening programs at Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Advance tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for children and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257.

1 p.m. March 2 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Hampden-Sydney, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

March 4-April 3 – All Student Spring Show, featuring art created by Ohio Wesleyan students, in Gallery 2001 in Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Gallery hours coincide with library hours.

3:15 p.m. March 3 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Music presents Rachel Parfenchuk, soprano, and Joshua Boggs, countertenor, performing their junior recital, in Jemison Auditorium at Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware.

8 p.m. March 5 – The OWU Department of Music presents a faculty recital featuring Gulimina Mahamuti, piano; Jessie Wright Martin, mezzo-soprano; and Selim Giray, violin, in Jemison Auditorium at Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware.

5 p.m. March 6 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse vs. Otterbein, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

7:30 p.m. March 6 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Otterbein, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

Noon March 17 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. St. Mary’s (Md.), at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

6 p.m. March 20 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Birmingham Southern, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

7:30 p.m. March 21 – Panel discussion featuring female artists participating in the Richard M Ross Art Museum’s “Diverse” exhibition, in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The discussion will be moderated by Richelle Schrock, director of Ohio Wesleyan’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and will be followed by a panelist reception at the Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Call (740) 368-3606 for more information.

1 p.m. March 23 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Oberlin, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

3:15 p.m. March 24 – The OWU Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Larry Griffin, will perform, in the Benes Rooms at Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

Noon March 24 – OWU Baseball vs. John Carroll, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St., Delaware.

4 p.m. March 25 – OWU Men’s Tennis vs. Cedarville, at Luttinger Family Tennis Center, 31 Hayes St., Delaware.

8 p.m. March 26 – The OWU Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Larry Griffin, will perform, in the Benes Rooms at Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

4 p.m. March 27 – OWU Baseball vs. Thomas More, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St., Delaware.

4 p.m. March 27 – OWU Men’s Tennis vs. Cedarville, at Luttinger Family Tennis Center, 31 Hayes St., Delaware.

4 p.m. March 29 – OWU Baseball vs. Case Western Reserve, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St., Delaware.

1 p.m. March 30 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse vs. Wittenberg, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities. Ohio Wesleyan offers more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. OWU combines an internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that connect classroom theory with real-world practice. Located in Delaware, Ohio, OWU’s 1,850 students represent 41 states and 45 countries. The university is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, and included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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