Events

Art pop picture of lips with a thought bubble that says Umass students for reproductive justive presents: Nostras Voces.

November 24-December 15, 2019, Sundays
6:30pm-7:30pm
November 25-January 13, 2020, Mondays
7:00pm-8:00pm

Stonewall Center
UMass Amherst Campus

Nostras Voces Art Sessions

Interested in the intersections of art and activism? Want to learn new skills and discuss identity in an accepting, community atmosphere? Just want to destress from school in a low-stakes way? Nostras Voces (Our Voices) is hosting open, drop-in sessions, All identities, levels of experiences, and interest in creation welcome!

poster of "let's chat" events on November 26 and December 11

November 26, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

IPO "Let's Chat"

When something is bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution!

Join us for a FREE drop-in session with a counselor from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH).

Free snacks and refreshements available!

Co-sponsored by the International Programs Office and the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health

Picture of YKCC Craft Night Poster.

November 13, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
November 20, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 11, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

YKCC Craft Nights

This cultural engagement program seeks to cultivate, sustain and increase knowledge of own and/or other cultures through arts and crafts. Participants will engage in making arts representative of Asian culture while learning its significance in a nonjudgmental environment. Materials provided.

A pink flyer with yellow, green, and gray brush strokes that says "Dip and Paint!"

December 12, 2019
12:00pm-5:00pm

New Africa House
Room: 127

Women of Color Leadership Network Event: Dip and Paint

Take a study break with us while we wrap up this semester with painting and snacks! There will be a facilitated painting activity from 12 - 2 p.m., but all are welcome from 12-5 p.m.

A flyer with a description of the finals week self-care event. There is a picture of a person wearing a calming face mask, a picture of someone painting, and a picture of a cup of hot chocolate.

December 12, 2019
4:00-6:30pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

Finals Week Self Care

These are hectic days but let us help you reduce the impact of stress in your lives.  Step out of your dorm, leave your stress at your door and join us  in some de-stressing activities such as painting and coloring pages.  We have facemasks, too!

All materials provided - Snacks, tea and hot coco for everyone!

 

Flyer for Nikkomo Celebration 2019 has pictures of bowls of harvest foods in the background and hands holding a wrapped present with a red bow in the foreground. There is an icon on the flyer indicating that this event is accesible.

December 12, 2019
6:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center
UMass Amherst Campus

Nikkomo Celebration

Nikkomot is an annual winter gathering celebrated by some southern New England tribes. It originates from a traditional Narragansett give-away celebration.

A picture of ice skates on a blue background that says interfaith ice-skating night. Free! Enjoy hot chocolate at the mullins ice rink.

December 14, 2019
8:00 pm-9:50 pm

Interfaith Ice Skating Night

Need a break from studying? Come & check out Interfaith Ice Skating Night, sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. This event provides an informal opportunity for students from diverse religious/spiritual/worldview backgrounds to meet and engage socially!

Damien Sneed on stage performing with other musicians on piano, drums, bass and singers

January 28, 2020, 7:30 pm

We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

With Damien Sneed. Interspersed with the spoken words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the evening brings together gospel with jazz and Broadway tunes. From Nina Simone to The Wiz, Stevie Wonder to traditional spirituals, it’s an evening of music that shows the lineage of these Civil Rights visionaries is still with us today.

Pre-performance talk in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.

Appropriate for all ages.