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Calendar of Activities and Events

Kick Axe Wellness Challenge

2020 Calendar of Events and Activities

Week One: Jan. 27 to Feb. 2

All Week

“A Simple Trick to Improve Positive Thinking” (video)

For many of us, saving money and managing finances is a daily struggle. But according to behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa, it doesn’t have to be! In this video for TED’s “The Way We Work” series, she shares three psychological tricks we can use to adopt a new perspective surrounding our finances and finally commit to saving more of what we make.


Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Jan. 27: Tennis vs. Texas State University

11 a.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on Texas State University.

Jan. 28: Wind Ensemble

7:30 p.m.
Turner Auditorium

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Jan. 29: Basketball vs. Abilene Christian University

5 p.m. (Ladyjacks)
7:30 p.m. (Lumberjacks)
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the basketball teams as they take on Abilene Christian University.

Each game is worth three challenge points.

Jan. 30: Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band

7:30 p.m.
Turner Auditorium

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Jan. 31: We the People (Children's Series)

9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Turner Auditorium

Have a blast learning about the three branches of government as this musical revue uses rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and more to bring American civics lessons to life. During this election season, teach kids how democracy works and inspire them to get involved.

Feb. 1: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

8 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl Street

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 2: Cristina Castaldi - Guest Soprano

2:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Week Two: Feb. 3 to 9

All Week

“What Are Your Fake Arms?” (video)

Jessica Cox was born without arms but became the world’s first female armless pilot. In this TED Talk video, Jessica shares her journey with self-acceptance, breaking free from the expectations of wearing prosthetic arms and learning how to fly a plane with her feet. Her message: It is only when you act true to yourself that you are able to overcome your challenges and pursue the growth that comes with them.


Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb 4: The Songs of Daron Hagen

7:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music’s Friends of Music.

Feb. 4: Abby Held (Faculty Recital)

7:30 p.m.
Music Recital Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Feb. 5: Faculty and Staff Breakfast

7 to 9 a.m.
East College Dining Hall

For a special price of $3, SFA faculty and staff members are invited to enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat breakfast while catching up with colleagues and making new campus contacts. Door prizes will be awarded.

This event is brought to you by the SFA Social Events Team in the spirit of our “SFA Envisioned” strategic plan, which includes fostering a culture of engagement within our campus community.

Feb. 5: Normal Weinberg (Guest Percussion Recital)

6 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Feb. 5: Men's Basketball vs. Nicholls State University

6:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the men's basketball team as they take on Nicholls State University.

Feb. 5: Mauro Martins (Guest Brass Recital)

7:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music

Feb. 6: Pi Kappa Lambda II

7:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music’s Friends of Music.

Feb. 7: OMA Diversity Conference (9 points)

9 a.m.
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Grand Ballroom

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to advancing SFA's commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. The Diversity Conference seeks to provide a platform for presenters to share their diversity-related work with conference attendees and engage in vital multicultural dialogue.

Preregister for the Diversity Conference online.

Attend the all-day conference to earn a total of nine challenge points.

Feb. 7: Tennis vs. Louisiana Tech University

1 p.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on Louisiana Tech University.

Feb. 7: Friday Night Film, "Adam and Satan"

7 p.m.
The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

This film is presented by the School of Art.

Feb. 7 and 8: The Disruptive Discursive Delusions of Donald

7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7
2 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 8
Downstage Theatre

This student production is presented by the School of Theatre.

Feb. 8: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

8 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl Street

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 8: Basketball vs. University of New Orleans

Cram the Coliseum night

2 p.m. (Ladyjacks)
4:30 p.m. (Lumberjacks)
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the basketball teams as they take on University of New Orleans.

Each game is worth three challenge points.

Feb. 9: Tennis vs. Jackson State University

11 a.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on Jackson State University.

Week Three: Feb. 10 to 16

All Week

A Small Act Of Kindness Can Make A Huge Impact On Someone's Life (video)

It’s hard not to get choked up when you see these small but powerful acts of kindness. A homeless person, a bullied child and an elderly traveler are the recipients of selfless deeds. When people around them take time to notice and make offering help a priority, the positive results are overwhelming.

Watch as These Small Acts of Kindness Make People’s Day.

Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb. 11: Softball vs. Texas Southern University

3 p.m.
SFA Softball Field
3715 Old Tyler Road

Come cheer on the softball team as they take on Texas Southern University.

Feb. 11: New Third Stream Quartet

7:30 p.m.
Music Recital Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music’s Friends of Music.

Feb. 12: OMA Brave Space Series presents Cultural Pluralism

4 p.m.
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Multimedia Room

This series, developed by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, provides a space for the Nacogdoches community, SFA students, faculty and staff members to share their perspective on challenging topics. Each meeting in the series has a specific area of focus.

This meeting will educate attendees about the various forms of diversity that go beyond race. In addition, this session will educate and empower others to embrace their individual unique cultural identity.

Feb. 12: Women's Basketball vs. Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

6:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the women's basketball team as they take on Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.

Feb. 14: OMA presents Poverty Simulation

9 a.m. to Noon or
12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Grand Ballroom

The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to comprehend what it might be like to live in poverty and survive from week to week. Participants will experience some of the daily challenges a family in poverty may endure over a simulated experience of one month.

Spots are limited. Participants are encouraged to sign up online.

Feb. 14 to 16: A Texas Tragedy (Lamp-Lite Theatre)

7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 15
2 p.m. Feb. 16
Lamp-Lite Theatre
4210 Lamp-Lite Lane

Dr. Bobby Johnson’s true retelling of the New London School Explosion comes to life once more on Lamp-Lite’s stage. Twenty seasoned actors of all ages will take the audience back to that fateful day in March of 1937. The author of the play, Bobby, is now living in Magnolia Court, still writing and looking forward to seeing his play onstage again. Lisa Norman, Trae Norman, Steven Zane Bryant and Lisa Lalumandier head the huge cast of all ages.

For more information, visit Lamp-Lite Theatre's website.

Feb. 15: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

8 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl Street

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market. Help support your local community!

Week Four: Feb. 17 to 23

All Week

Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb. 18: Storytime: Literature-Inspired Music for Flute and Piano

7:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

Performers: Christina Guenther and Thomas Nixon

This concert is presented by the School of Music’s Friends of Music.

Feb. 18 to 22: Pride & Prejudice (The Mainstage Series)

7:30 p.m. daily
Turner Auditorium

In this irreverent, fresh and frolicking new adaptation, the wit and charm of Jane Austen’s beloved 1813 novel come to life as never before. In a time when matchmaking has more to do with real estate than romance, can love triumph over the prejudice of two proud young people who are destined for one another?

This performance is presented by the School of Theatre.

Feb 19: Softball vs. Prairie View A&M University

3 p.m.
SFA Softball Field
3715 Old Tyler Road

Come cheer on the softball team as they take on Prairie View A&M University.

Feb. 19: Men's Basketball vs. Central Arkansas University

6:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the men's basketball team as they take on Central Arkansas University.

Feb. 20: OMA Black History Month Celebration

7 p.m.
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Multimedia Room

(formally known as MLK Celebration)

SFA students and community members will present music, dance and art as they rejoice together in spirit. A full dinner is provided. Limited seats are available, so don't wait to grab yours!

Tickets can be purchased at the Baker Pattillo Student Center information desk.

Feb. 20: Deb Scott (Faculty Recital)

7:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Feb. 21 to 23: Baseball Tournament Weekend

3 p.m. Feb. 21 vs. University of Texas Arlington
3 p.m. Feb. 22 vs. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
11 a.m. Feb. 23 vs. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
3 p.m. Feb. 23 vs. University of Texas Arlington
Jaycees Field
3715 Old Tyler Road

Come cheer on the baseball team as they take on UT-Arlington and SIU-Edwardsville.

Feb. 22: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

8 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl Street

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 22: Guest Flute, Cell and Piano Recital

2:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Week Five: Feb. 24 to March 1

All Week

Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb. 25: Softball vs. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

3 p.m.
SFA Softball Field
3715 Old Tyler Road

Come cheer on the softball team as they take on University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Feb. 25: SFA Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra of the Pines)

7:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

Mozart, Symphony No. 25
Dubois, Alto Saxophone Concerto
Jamal Brown, alto saxophone
Respighi, Pines of Rome

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Feb. 26: Wellness Fair

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Twilight Ballroom

The purpose of the biannual Wellness Fair is to educate about and promote SFA’s Seven Dimensions of Wellness. Free services may include: 10-minute chair massages, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol testing, body composition and fitness testing, and nutrition consultation.

The Wellness Fair is presented by Campus Recreation Department.

March 26: Men's Basketball vs. Northwestern State University

6:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the men's basketball team as they take on Northwestern State University.

Feb. 28: Super Scientific Circus (Children's Series)

9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Turner Auditorium

Sit back and enjoy the show as Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime use circus stunts and magic tricks to highlight scientific principles. This program will introduce your students to curious and amazing phenomena that actually have a scientific explanation. By using eggs, boomerangs, bubbles, a bucket of water, beach balls, leaf blowers, whips and a stack of glassware, they will demonstrate flight, aerodynamics, friction, the sound barrier, inertia, centrifugal force and more!

This performance is presented by the College of Fine Arts.

Feb. 28 and Feb. 29: One-Act Play Festival

Times TBA
Turner Auditorium

These performances are presented by the School of Theatre.

Feb. 29: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

8 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl Street

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 29: Basketball vs. Lamar University

2 p.m. (Ladyjacks)
4:30 p.m. (Ladyjacks)
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the basketball teams as they take on Lamar University.

Feb. 29: Nathan Bogert (Guest Saxophone Recital)

6 p.m.
Music Recital Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Feb. 29: Swingin' Axes & Aces

7:30 p.m.
Cole Concert Hall

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

For more information about the Employee Wellness program, contact Jessica Waguespack, Employee Wellness assistant director, at 936.468.6056 or waguespaja@sfasu.edu, or email employeewellness@sfasu.edu.

 

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campusrec@sfasu.edu
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Physical Address:
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13016, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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