Friday, April 23

Coping Clinic: Feel Good Fridays at 11 a.m., hosted virtually by Ohio University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, or CPS. Join CPS for an online, drop-in workshop that offers students creative ways to explore their thoughts and feelings. Resources to practice healthy behaviors will also be presented. Students do not have to be a client with CPS or currently located in the state of Ohio to engage in Coping Clinic workshops.

Admission: Free

Real Talk About Big Questions Series: How can the Ohio University community stand with and support Asian/Pacific Islander populations? at 12 p.m., hosted virtually by OU’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion. Attend a presentation by keynote speaker, Helen Zia, followed by dialogue space to foster personal reflection and strategies to combat violence and discrimination against Asian and Pacific Islander populations in the U.S. Participants can register online through OU’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion website.

Admission: Free

Finals by Alden Therapy Dog Visit at 4 p.m., hosted by University Libraries, Alden Library. Decompress with a visit from Dug and Penny, therapy dogs from OU Counseling and Psychological Services. Jen Harvey can be contacted via email at harveyj1@ohio.edu for more information.

Admission: Free

In-person Shabbat at 6 p.m., hosted by Hillel at OU, Emeriti Park. Join OU Hillel for in-person Shabbat Services. Shabbat To-Go will still be happening as well. Meals can be picked up at Hillel between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. If participants plan on attending services, OU Hillel will bring their meal to Emeriti Park. Register for Shabbat To-Go at https://forms.gle/9sF1LTtuqdP1MxsT6.

Admission: Free

Saturday, April 24

For the Love of Athens Photo Contest Gallery Exhibit at 8 a.m., hosted by ARTS/West and the Athens Community Center, 701 E. State St. View “For the Love of Athens,” a photo contest and exhibition celebrating the people and places of Athens County. The show has been on display over the past few months at ARTS/West, and now, it is being hosted at the Athens Community Center for an encore viewing. Questions can be directed to Emily Beveridge at 740-592-4315 or ebeveridge@ci.athens.oh.us.

Admission: Free

Athens Farmers Market at 9 a.m., hosted by Athens Farmers Market, 1002 E. State St. Shop for locally grown and locally made foods and goods at the farmers market. The market accepts SNAP, credit cards and wholesome wave. Masks are recommended, and social distancing protocols are in place.

Admission: Free

OU Pride Graduation 2021 at 10:30 a.m., hosted virtually by the OU LGBT Center. Join the OU LGBT Center for Pride Graduation, a virtual ceremony honoring LGBTQ+ graduates from all OU campuses and academic levels. The event is co-sponsored by Student Senate and the OU Alumni Association. Graduating students from all OU campuses, friends, family, faculty and staff are able to register for Pride Graduation, as a participant or a guest, online

Admission: Free

Sunday, April 25

School of Theater presents: Macbeth at 8 p.m., hosted virtually by OU’s School of Theater. See Macbeth, a play about a brave Scottish general who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself -- and that’s when the guilt and paranoia set in. Tickets can be reserved online.

Admission: Free

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