Upcoming Events

Friday, Feb. 17

7:30 p.m.: REGENERATION: A Global Eco Drag Show in Wilder 101

Hosted by the Multicultural Resource Commons, this virtual drag show will feature performers from around the world.

Saturday, Feb. 18

7:30 p.m.: Woven, Worn, & Reborn: A Sustainable Black History Month Fashion Show in the Carnegie Root Room

This year’s Black History Month fashion show is set to showcase creative clothing and accessories while celebrating Black beauty in all forms.

Monday, Feb. 20

8 p.m.: Nduduzo Makhathini Quartet at the Cat in the Cream

The Oberlin Jazz Society presents a performance by the quartet, led by renowned South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

5–7:30 p.m.: Fat Tuesday at Lord-Saunders Dining Hall

This event will feature dinner and jazz performances.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

4–7 p.m.: Spaghetti Dinner at the Langston Middle School Cafeteria Tickets cost $10 and proceeds go toward the eighth grade WashingWashington, D.C. trip. Dine-in and take-out options are available. Email Amanda Kochmit at akochmit@oberlinschools. net for tickets.

Friday, Feb. 24

6–8 p.m.: Collaging and Storytelling Circle in the Allen South Dome

The quilting, knitting, crochet, and collaging circles and workshops are a collaboration between the Allen Memorial Art Museum and Africana Studies department that focuses on fiber and studio art across the African diaspora.

6 p.m.: Ukraine Vigil on Wilder Bowl

On the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, vigil organizers invite participants to engage in a minute of silence and listen to speeches from Ukrainian College students. There will also be a fundraising table and information about what Oberlin students can do to contribute.

Saturday, Feb. 25

2:30–4 p.m.: DEFEND THE LAND at the Oberlin Public Library

The Indigenous Peoples’ Day Committee of Oberlin invites participants to learn about land and water protection as it pertains to Indigenous culture and to honor the memory of the late activist Manuel “Tortuguita” Teran, who was killed in January while protesting the Atlanta area Cop City project.