The Yale community is invited to enjoy these events and programs hosted by the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). Advance registration is appreciated, as it helps us to have enough supplies and refreshments available for everyone.

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Fri 2/6
3:00pm – 5:00pm
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Peabody Tour: Rock and Minerals
170 Whitney Avenue

Join this special guided tour, "Rocks and Minerals " at Yale's renowned Peabody Museum of Natural History. Following the one-hour guided tour, you are welcome to stay and look around the museum until it closes at 5pm.

Exhibit description from the Peabody website: "The earth we live on is a dynamic, ever-changing planet. Geologic forces operating over billions of years have shaped the earth we know, and our planet will continue to change for billions of years to come. Today, societies depend on the earth's vast mineral and energy resources, as well as on a habitable climate that allows life to flourish. Explore your world at the Peabody’s new Hall of Minerals, Earth and Space. Free, but space is limited and advance registration is required.

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Thu 2/12 -
Wed 1/21

3:00pm – 5:00pm
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Mardi Gras for Kids
421 Temple Street

Experience a taste of New Orleans in New Haven! Join us at OISS for a celebration of Mardi Gras including its history, traditional king cake, beads, mask making, games, and jazz. This a family-friendly event so bring your children, but those without families are encouraged to attend as well. The event is free, but please register in advance.

There is limited space for strollers so, if possible, please leave them at home.

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Fri 2/20
6:30pm – 9:30pm
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Basketball Basics & Yale vs. Cornell game
421 Temple Street

Are you ready for March Madness? If you want to learn more about the sport of basketball, join us for a brief introduction to the sport. Later we'll go together to watch the classic rivalry between Yale and Cornell at Payne Whitney Gym (70 Tower Parkway).

Game time is 7:00pm. Game time is 7:00pm. If you attend the game, a ticket is free for Yale students and $10 - $12 for all others (depending on seating). Attendance to the pre-game program is free, but advance registration is appreciated.

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Fri 2/27
6:30pm – 9:30pm
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Uma’s Evening at the Philharmonia: Beethoven and Bartók
421 Temple Street

We are excited to invite international scholars, students and families to the Yale Philharmonia concert on Friday, February 27th at 7:30pm in Morse Recital Hall.

Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale presents:
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
Mozart: Concerto for Bassoon, with soloist Darren Hicks, winner of the Woolsey Concerto Competition
Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
Shinik Hahm, Louis Lohraseb, Heejung Park, conductors


We will host a light reception at OISS, 421 Temple Street at 6:30pm and walk over to the concert at 7:00. You also have the option of coming directly to the concert. Please note that the concert might not be suitable for very young children.

 

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