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  Events for October 26, 2013

Make a Difference Day 2013

- Location: Various locations throughout Allegany County
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Meet at 9a.m. and return by 4 p.m.
Will lunch be provided? Yes (If you have a meal plan, that will be used.)
Will there be a t-shirt? Absolutely.
What kind of jobs will I be doing? Service opportunities will range from:

assisting local communities with beautification projects
helping with a local SPCA
assisting local relief organizations with preparing supply boxes
working at a food pantry
and much, much more

What is Make a Difference Day? MaDD is a the largest national service day in the United States in which hundreds of thousands of people work together to serve their local communities through a day of volunteerism.

Last year, Houghton College, Alfred State, and Alfred University joined together to help positively impact Allegany County.

Through service, we are taking the time to celebrate the beauty in nature, and the beauty of the people that reside in our local communities.

So sign up and join your fellow classmates, professors and staff members to join together for the second annual Make a Difference Day.

Questions? email servicelearning@alfred.edu

Make a Differene Day

- Location: Allegany County
(9:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
Seeking Art Students for Make a Difference Day 2013: Celebrate Service/Celebrate Allegany

Date: Saturday, Oct. 26
Time: 9 A.M.-3:30 P.M.
Location: Allegany County
Cost to Attend Event: Free
Sponsored by: Gary Horowitz Service Learning Program

Interested in planning and/or participating in art-making workshops for the elderly?
Celebrate Service/Celebrate Allegany is a county-wide day of service opportunity to celebrate Make A Difference Day - the largest day of service in the nation. This day provides students from Alfred University, Alfred State, and Houghton College a chance to:
• Engage in meaningful, high-impact service projects within Allegany County.
• Connect with neighbors, other students, and fellow community members while making a difference.
• Build relationships with local non-profit and community agencies in the area.

These workshops will take place at local hospitals, nursing and retirement homes, and at local community centers. Transportation to and from Alfred will be provided.

For more information contact:

Jessica Jennings
Service Learning Coordinator at Alfred University
jennings@alfred.edu 607-871-2162

or

Jason Green
Career Adviser - Art/Performing Arts Liaison, McComsey Career Development Center
green@alfred.edu 607-871-2164

Women’s Soccer

- Location: Elmira
(11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
@Elmira

Art Demo: Glass & Iron

- Location: Hot Shop, Harder Hall
(11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Alzheimer’s Glass And Iron-Glass Demo. Come
watch glass blowing artists create a sculpture based
off a painting made by elderly in the area who suffer
with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Future sale of the
glass sculptures will be donated to the Alzheimer’s
Association.

Alzheimer’s Glass and Iron-Glass Demo

- Location: Hot Shop, Harder Hall
(11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
ALZHEIMER’S GLASS AND IRON-GLASS DEMO

Location: Hot Shop, Harder Hall
Date: Saturday, Oct. 26
Time: 11 A.M.-2 P.M.
Cost to Attend: Free/Open to public
Sponsored By: Sculpture/Dimensional Studies

Come watch glass blowing artists create a sculpture based off of painting made be elderly in the area who suffer with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Future sale of the glass sculptures will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Alzheimer’s Glass and Iron is a multi-step, cross-generational art project that will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The project consists of four steps: production of artwork by elderly community members, interpretation and rendered sculptures (by iron castors, glass castors and glass blowers) and gallery shows that culminate in an auction of the featured art pieces (with proceeds to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association).

Concurrently, we do the important work of educating the community (and the project participants) about Alzheimer’s disease.

7th Annual Iron Pour and Metal Casting Convention

- Location: National Casting Center Foundry @ Alfred Uni
(12:00 PM - 6:30 PM)
7th ANNUAL IRON POUR AND METAL CASTING CONVENTION

Location: National Casting Center Foundry @ Alfred University
Date: Saturday, Oct. 26
Time: Noon - Dusk
Cost to Attend: Free/Open to public
Sponsored By: Sculpture/Dimensional Studies and Alfred Foundry Guild

Come watch molten iron be poured in molds at temperatures of 2,650 degrees Fahrenheit!

The BIG POUR DAY is Saturday Oct. 26 noon til dusk where several furnaces will be fired up including the wrathful coked fueled ’’Tara’ Cupola which taps out up to 1,000 iron for pouring large molds and the main production pour. ’MothRa’ the faithful 100# Cupolette will be pouring molds for the Alzheimer’s Iron Project.

Food, Face Painting, T-shirts, Pumpkin Carving also taking place: Everyone is welcome !!

This year will also feature several exhibitions by Faculty, Alfred Alumni, Current Students, and Meltdown Participants with opening receptions on Friday, Oct. 25 from 6 - 9 p.m.

Joining Alfred for this event are guest faculty, students and foundry experts from Polich Tallix Foundry, SUNY Cortland, Buffalo State, Skidmore, SUNY Binghamton, Keystone College, RIT, Salem Art Works, and Others!

Football

- Location: Frostburg
(1:00 PM - 4:30 PM)
@Frostburg State

Men’s Soccer

- Location: Merrill Field
(1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
@Home vs. Utica

Meltdown: Glass & Iron Pour

- Location: National Casting Center Foundry
(2:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Join us at the Foundry as we cast artwork made by artists from around the world as well as pour iron pieces
for the Alzheimer’s Glass and Iron Project. Alzheimer’s
Association representatives will be on site to answer
questions as well as offer support for families and
students affected by the disease.

Cross Country

- Location: Hamilton
(3:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
NYSCTC Championship

Women’s Volleyball

- Location: Rochester
(4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Empire 8 Tournament

Rocky Horror Picture Show

- Location: Nevins Theater
(8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Join Spectrum and see your friends perform a
staged production of the cult-classic, Rocky Horror
Picture Show.

Food: Tastes of the Islands

- Location: Institute for Cultural Unity
(9:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
The Caribbean Student Association will feature
different foods from the Caribbean being sold for $2 a
plate along with a brief presentation of what our club
does, who Caribbean people are, and general facts
about the Caribbean.

Fiat Lux Dance Party

- Location: Susan Howell Hall
(9:45 PM - 12:00 AM)
The Fiat Lux celebrates its 100th year anniversary
with a formal, including food and DJ, until 1 A.M. You’re
welcome to dress up or dress down. Admission is $3.

Equestrian

- Location: Pittsford, NY (Lehman Farms)

Hunt Seat @ Lehman Farms