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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 26-Sept. 2

August 23, 2013
Women playing volleyball
Two young ladies show partially cleaned chickens at a county 4-H fair in 1935. Wyoming 4-H will celebrate its 100th anniversary Aug. 17 at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas. (Ludwig-Svenson Studio Collection, American Heritage Center)

These are among activities scheduled Aug. 26-Sept. 2 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Aug. 26, 5 p.m. -- UW President Bob Sternberg will host a free welcome barbecue for all students, Fraternity Mall.

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 8 p.m. -- Comedian Nikki Glaser performs in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Thursday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Community vendors on Prexy’s Pasture.

Thursday, Aug. 29, 4 p.m. -- UW Laramie Research and Extension Center Greenhouse Complex open house, tours at 4 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m., in-depth presentations at 6 p.m., 30th and Harney streets. Free.

Friday, Aug. 30 -- Wyoming residents are asked to wear brown and gold during College Color Day to promote UW pride.

Friday, Aug. 30, 1:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Stetson and vs. Idaho at 7 p.m., UniWyo Sports Complex.  Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for children 18 and under.

Friday, Aug. 30, 4 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. South Dakota, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for children 18 and under.

Saturday, Aug. 31, 1:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Montana State and vs. Drake at 7 p.m., UniWyo Sports Complex.  Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for children 18 and under.

The UW Geological Museum is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and is closed Sundays.  Free.

A variety of exhibitions is on display at the UW Art Museum, located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive, open Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

The UW Department of Botany’s Williams Conservatory is open to the public from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Fridays. Free. 

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