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      Shakespeare's Macbeth for a Young Audience

      Nov. 6 & Nov. 13, 2 p.m.
      Where: Widener University's Alumni Auditorium

      Widener University's FreshBaked Theatre Company will present Shakespeare's Macbeth on two consecutive Sundays, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13. Adapted for young audiences ages 7 and older, the FreshBaked Theatre Company's performance of Macbeth runs 60 minutes and concludes with a brief Q&A session with the actors.

      Admission to all performances of Macbeth is by free will cash donation, with all funds benefiting community aid organizations in Chester. The suggested donation is $2 per person. For reservations or more information, please e-mail Director Lisa Eckley Cocchiarale at

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      Chef Series

      Center for Experience Management in Tourism and Hospitality's Chef Series

      Nov. 7, 14 & 28; Dec. 5, 6 p.m.
      Where: Widener University's Marriott Dining Room
      RSVP/Purchase Information: Tickets are $20 for students, $25 for OLLI members and $30 for all other guests. To purchase tickets, e-mail Lisa Reed-Logue at

      The Center for Experience Management in Tourism and Hospitality will kick off a new Chef Series featuring accomplished chefs and Widener alumni on Nov. 7. Each chef in the series will prepare a meal live and offer preparation instructions and tastings.

      • On Nov. 7, learn to prepare braised leek and London tart and roasted pork loin with William Shaffer, '07.
      • The Nov. 14 event features Scott Megill, '07, preparing butternut and apple soup and roasted lamb.
      • On the menu for Nov. 28 with Eric Manganello, '00, is butternut squash and fennel soup and beer braised short rib.
      • Closing out the series on Dec. 5 are Nick Wolber, '14, and partner Adam DeLosso, who will prepare chestnut soup with duck and mushroom hash and vegetarian paella.


      Col. Tom Vossler, U.S. Army

      Main Campus Veterans Day Ceremony

      Nov. 11, 11 a.m.
      Where: Widener University's Veteran's Memorial, Old Main

      The Army ROTC Dauntless Battalion invites the Widener University community to its annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Col. Tom Vossler, U.S. Army (Retired) and 1968 graduate of Pennsylvania Military College, will deliver the Veterans Day address.

      Vossler will also appear on Main Campus a day earlier on Nov. 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the Kapelski Learning Center, Room 1 to discuss and sign copies of his latest book "A Field Guide to Antietam: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places and People."

      Both events are open to the public. For more information about Vossler's Nov. 10 public discussion and book-signing event, contact Ron Romanowicz of the PMC Museum Committee at 202-679-9595 or For more information about the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony, call 610-499-4098.

      Fall Harvest

      Urban Harvest Festival

      Urban Harvest Festival

      Nov. 12, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
      Where: MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester, Pa.

      Widener University's College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Chester's MJ Freed Theater, will host an "urban harvest festival" celebrating collaborative arts and community development projects that they have seeded and nurtured over the past year through the Boundaries and Bridges initiative.

      The festival will showcase a wide variety of projects, including interactive demonstrations, exhibits, performances and an open market featuring fresh produce and other healthy products.

      To learn more about the event, contact the project coordinators at or call Dr. Sharon Meagher, dean of Widener University's College of Arts and Sciences, at 610-499-4336, or Devon Walls at The Artist Warehouse at 215-586-1325.

      International Week

      International Education Week

      International Education Week

      Nov. 14-18
      Where: Widener University, Main Campus

      International Education Week, held Nov. 14-18, offers students, faculty and staff opportunities for cross-cultural learning through more than 30 events. Enjoy food, films, guest speakers and more. For a complete list of scheduled events, visit

      Use #WU16IEW and IEW2016 when talking about International Education Week on social media.


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