As March bids farewell and April makes its debut, there will be much more than just flowers popping up around campus. Everywhere you look, the last week of March will be filled with events from a lip sync battle to performances at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

Monday, 3/27

“Charlie & the Chocolate Factory” tickets on sale –  Tickets for the April 15 trip to see “Charlie & the Chocolate Factory” on Broadway go on sale today. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online.

Above the Influence — Sponsored by Fairfield’s Counseling & Psychological Services, March 27 kicks off a week dedicated to raising awareness on drug and alcohol use and prevention. Starting with a 6 p.m. screening in the Quick Center of the documentary “Generation Found” on March 27, which discusses youth addiction, students can also expect demonstration tables in the John A. Barone Campus Center and the Leslie C. Quick Recreational Complex that show the effects of alcohol. The awareness campaign will culminate on April 18 when former MLB star Darryl Strawberry speaks on his own struggles with addiction at the Quick Center at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, 3/28

Senior Launch Series: Apartment Hunting – Seniors can head to the Presentation Room of the Aloysius P. Kelley Center at 4 p.m. to learn the secret to finding apartments post graduation.

Dean’s Lecture Series: Global Outlook For Private Equity Investing with John Dionne – Senior Advisor to private equity firm Blackstone and Harvard Business School senior lecturer John Dionne will take to the Dolan School of Business Dining Room to discuss the world economy, as well as how geopolitical trends can affect private equity.

Fairfield University Student Association Party – The Levee will play host to a party sponsored by the Fairfield University Student Association, which takes place between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.

First Annual Lip Sync Battle – Four students and four teachers will face off in the University’s first-ever lip sync battle, which is sponsored by the DSB’s Week of Service. Starting at 9 p.m. students can head to Alumni Hall to catch their fellow Stags in action. Admission is $5 (Stag Cards are accepted) and proceeds will benefit the Hole in the Wall Gang, an organization that brings ill children and their families to camp.

Wednesday, 3/29

Softball vs. Providence – Support the Stags as they take on the Providence College Friars at the Alumni Softball Diamond at 3 p.m.

Careers in Publishing – If you’ve ever dreamed of a career in publishing, the Academic and Career Development Center is hosting Tina Jordan, Vice President for the Association of American Publishers. Head to Room 200 in the BCC at 4:30 p.m. to hear all about the ins and outs of publishing and help define your career goals.

Russian National Ballet Theatre: “Cinderella” – The Russian National Ballet Theatre will bring their take on the classic fairytale to the stage of the Quick Center for an 8 p.m. performance. Student tickets are $5.

Friday, 3/31

WAR STORIES: A Veterans Project – Starting at 8 p.m., students can hear the stories of homeless Veterans from the Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute’s Homes for the Brave. Working with Associate Professor of English Sonya Huber, artist Nina Bentley and theatre-maker Peter Van Heerden, their stories were woven together to create a feature-length performance in the Quick Center. Student tickets are $5.

Dogwoods – Alumni Hall turns into a massive dance party when Groove Boston turns up the beat for Fairfield’s annual Dogwoods celebration. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets cost $15.

Fairfield Flicks Presents “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” – Catch one of the latest installments of the “Star Wars” series when the Gonzaga Auditorium shows the film at 10 p.m.

Saturday, 4/1

Softball Doubleheader – Catch a whole day of Stags softball when they take on the Canisius College Golden Griffins. The doubleheader play kicks off at noon at the Alumni Softball Diamond.

Men’s Lacrosse vs. Hofstra – Support the Stags as the take on Hofstra University at Rafferty Stadium at 1 p.m.

Class of 2019 Boat Cruise – Celebrate the halfway point of your college careers with a boat cruise around New York Harbor. Tickets are $50 and are available online.

Late Night at the RecPlex – Recruit your friends for a fun night of bubble soccer in the Quad starting at 9 p.m.

Sunday, 4/2

NY Knicks vs. Boston Celtics trip – Busses to see the New York Knicks take on the Boston Celtics will leave for Madison Square Garden 10:45 a.m. for the 1 p.m. game.

Softball Doubleheader – The Stags take on their second doubleheader of the weekend when they play the Niagara University Purple Eagles starting at noon at the Alumni Softball Diamond.

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