Event calendar: Here's what's happening on campus and in town


The view down the street as spectators and staff alike prepare for the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival parade in this April 25, 2021, file photo.

Friday, April 14

Behind the Curtain: explore CMU fashion merchandising and design programs

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Education and Human Services building

*Register on cmich.edu to attend 

Saturday, April 15

Improv Show: Hypothetical Fistfight, featuring MSU’s Roial Improv

8 p.m. 

Anspach 161

*Free to attend

Graphic design Professor David Stairs pours water into a hole before planting a tree in this April 2022 file photo near Theunissen Stadium. Planting trees on Earth Day was a part of a graphic design capstone's final project which focused on climate change.

Sunday, April 16

Earth Week: Hike and Write

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Bundy Hill Reserve

*Free and open to students

Monday, April 17

Period Sustainability Night

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Dow Science Complex 108

*Register on Engage Central to attend

Tuesday, April 18

LGBTQ and Faith: potluck and panel Q&A

6 to 8:30 p.m. 

Wesley Church 

*Free to attend

Wednesday, April 19

Duct Tape Crafts

4 to 5 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum

*Admission required

Thursday, April 20

UTDC Dance Concert with Japan’s Masashi Action Machine

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

Bush Theater 

*Tickets available via CMU Department of Theater and Dance Facebook page

Friday, April 21

Dabke Presentation for Arab American Heritage Month

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Bovee University Center front lawn

*Free and open to students

Saturday, April 22

Indian Night 

5 to 10 p.m.

McGuirk Arena 

*Register on Engage Central to attend

Sunday, April 23

Education Conference

12 to 4 p.m. 

Education and Human Services Room 108

*Register on Engage Central to attend

Monday, April 24

Paint a Brick for Stonewall by oSTEM

5 p.m. 

Dow Science 179 

*Free to attend 

Tuesday, April 25

Speaker Series Presents: Nic Stone

8 to 9 p.m.

Plachta Auditorium 

*Free and open to public

Wednesday, April 26

The pool Saturday, Oct. 29 in the Student Activity Center.

Aqua Yoga and Meditation

4 to 4:45 p.m.

Pool at Student Activity Center

*Free and open to public, register at Engage Central to attend

Thursday, April 27

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival

10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Downtown Shepherd

*Open to public until April 30

Friday, April 28

Arabic Calligraphy: Arab American Heritage Month

2 to 4 p.m.

Center for Student Inclusion and Diversity

*Free and open to public