June 25, 2001
Organic produce at the Farm market cart Tuesdays and Fridays
The cart is open through the summer and into the fall. All proceeds benefit the UCSC Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems' apprenticeship program in ecological horticulture. For more information, call (831) 459-3248.
Gear up for summer
The Outdoor Equipment Rental Center at the Office of Physical Education, Recreation, and Sports (OPERS) can help you gear up for any trip or outdoor adventure this summer. The center is open to all students, staff, and faculty; it rents camping and mountaineering gear, water-sports equipment, and bicycle gear at extremely reasonable prices. Summer hours--Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 5:30 p.m.--are in effect through August 9. The rental shop is located upstairs in the East Field House. For more information, call (831) 459-2800.
Summer hours for campus eateries
Staff and faculty mentors sought
The Paige and Eloise Smith Scholastic Society is bringing together UCSC alumni,
faculty, and staff to serve the educational aspirations of UCSC students who are
foster children, wards of the court, and orphans. There will be over 40 of these
students on campus next fall. They will receive scholarships from the Paige and Eloise
Smith Scholastic Society, but they will also need other help.
Special memberships to Long Marine Lab for faculty and staff
Wondering where to take all those out-of-town guests this summer? The Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Lab is the perfect place for all ages. And the Friends of Long Marine Lab are offering special "Sea Slug" memberships to faculty and staff just in time for summer. By joining at the special rate of $25/individual or $40/family, you will receive free unlimited admission to Seymour Center for one year; the quarterly newsletter Discovery; invitations to special events, a 10 percent discount at the Ocean Discovery Shop, priority registration for summer day camps; facility rental opportunities; and recognition in Seymour Center publications. For information on how to become a Sea Slug member, call (831) 459-4568
Surplus items on sale at the Bay Tree Bookstore
The Bay Tree Bookstore will be moving into its new facility in early July, and a number of old furniture items and and fixtures will no longer be needed in the new location, including bookcases, cash register stands, counters, metal display islands, desks, and more. Campus units and offices have first opportunity to purchase these surplus items. All fixtures for sale are labeled and will be available for campus units to pick up as soon as the bookstore moves or, in some cases, earlier. Anything not spoken for after July 15 will be made available to the general public. For more information, contact Bob McCampbell, (831) 459-4544, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bay Tree Bookstore will close on Tuesday, July 3, at 5:30 p.m. and re-open for business again on Monday, July 9, at 8:30 a.m.
Women at Work offers group tickets for Shakespeare Santa Cruz
Again this year, Women at Work is offering staff and faculty the opportunity to purchase reduced-price group tickets for three performances of Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Tickets for these three performances are $16.
To learn more about the plays and the festival, visit the Shakespeare Santa Cruz 20th Season web site. To get tickets, fill out an order form--distributed throughout campus and on the Women at Work web site--or contact Diana Sue Miller at (831) 459-2882 or email@example.com. Orders must be submitted and paid for by noon on July 23.
Summer fitness classes at the OPERS Wellness Center
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