The Week Ender: Happenings April 10-12

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university Friday-Sunday.


Attend one of two performances of Tree of Life, an outdoor art and music improvisation piece by undergraduates Wa Liu and Chuhan Zhang to raise awareness for environmental conservation. Liu will paint on a silk canvas draped over a tree branch, while Zhang will play piano music composed by Sam Wu. Free. Cross Campus. 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Taste the delights of Maple Fest 2015: Lux et Syrupas. The event will offer sap and syrup tastings from the Yale West Woods, live demonstrations, and tours of the campus sugar bush. Free. West Campus Urban Farm, 137-141 Frontage Rd., Orange. 1:30-4:30 p.m.


Cheer for the Yale Men’s Heavyweight Crew as they take on the Dartmouth Big Green. Free. Gilder Boathouse, 280 Roosevelt Dr., Derby. Noon.

Root for both the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse teams. The men will play the Brown Bears at 1 p.m. while the women will take on the Dartmouth Big Green at 3:30 p.m. Free. Reese Stadium, 75 Central Ave.

Enjoy Inheriting Ailey, the Yale Dance Theater’s spring project that explores the influence of Alvin Ailey on the generation of artists working today. Matthew Rushing, a featured dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, has created a new dance exclusively for the Yale group. Free. Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, 177 College St. 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Hear the Yale Concert Band perform Music of Lithuania and America. The concert will feature works by M.K. Čiurlionis, William Schuman, Thomas C. Duffy, Charles Ives, and Elizabeth Kelly ’04. Free. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 7:30 p.m.


Take yourself out to the ball game between the Bulldogs and the Dartmouth Big Green in a Baseball Double-Header. Free. Yale Field, 250 Derby Ave., West Haven. Noon.

Participate in Family Program: Stories and Art and enjoy tales of distant times and faraway lands that inspire children of all ages to view art in new ways. Folktales, myths, and stories from around the world will highlight unique features of objects in the collection. Drawing materials will be available for older children. Free. Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St. 1 p.m.

Get your hands dirty at the Yale Farm Workday. All are welcome. No experience necessary. Free. 345 Edwards St. 1-5 p.m.

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