April showers bring May flowers, but April in Stag country also showers the campus in a host of exciting events. From sports games to a s’mores night, the first full week of April is sure to keep you just as busy as dodging rain drops.
Hedda Gabler – Head to the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts for a 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. showing of the classic work of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. Student tickets are $10.
Jazz and Race in New York City: 1900-1975 – The Diffley Boardroom of Bellarmine Hall will play host to Professor of Music and Music Program Director at Fairfield Brian Torff as he delivers a lecture on the intersection of jazz and race at 5 p.m.
Softball Doubleheader v. Columbia – The Stags will kick off a doubleheader against Columbia at Alumni Softball Diamond at 2 p.m.
Baseball v. Yale – The baseball team will take on their New Haven rivals at 3 p.m. at Alumni Diamond.
Women’s Lacrosse v. Monmouth – Fairfield will face off against Monmouth University for a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference contest at Rafferty Stadium at 3 p.m.
Broadway Trip: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Sponsored by the Fairfield University Student Association, busses to see the hit Broadway show will leave campus at 4 p.m. from the Barone Campus Center traffic circle for the 8 p.m. show.
StartUp Showcase – Head to the Quick Center at 6:30 p.m. to support your fellow Stags as they compete for funding from real investors to launch their innovative business ideas.
FUSA Bowling – Enjoy a night of glow-in-the-dark bowling at the Nutmeg Bowling Alley. Busses will leave the traffic circle at 9:30 p.m.
Fairfield University Braves the Shave – Help wipe out childhood cancer by participating in (or attending) the annual St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event at 1 p.m. in the Lower Level of the BCC.
Relay for Life – Participate in one of Fairfield’s biggest traditions all in the name of charity. The Fieldhouse of the Leslie C. Quick Recreation Complex will host the all-night affair that takes place from 6 p.m. on Friday to 6 a.m. on Saturday.
Performing for Change: Triggered – Students will explore mental illness and disability through a variety of performances in their spring Performing for Change show. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater of the Quick Center.
Fairfield Flicks Presents: Passengers – Watch this recent space-travel drama unfold in the Gonzaga Auditorium at 10 p.m.
Baseball Breast Cancer Awareness Game – The Stags will trade their customary red for pink when they face off against Manhattan College in their breast cancer awareness game at Alumni Diamond. Commemorative T-shirts will be sold and proceeds will benefit the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center in Fairfield.
South Side Café – Get in the swing of spring with a special South Side Café featuring fire pits and s’mores. Head over to the Faber Hall Commons at 10 p.m. to get in on the fun — and food.
Baseball v. Manhattan College – Watch as the Stags take on Manhattan College at Alumni Diamond starting at noon.