Upcoming Events

Friday, April 28

7-9 p.m.: Edie Carey in Concert at Mill on Main

Edie Carey, award-winning pop-folk singer and songwriter, is set to perform, per the event description, a “humor-filled” concert. Doors open at 7 p.m., music starts at 7:30.

Saturday, April 29

9 a.m.–12 p.m.: Free Airplane Rides and Pancake Breakfast at Lorain County Regional Airport, Unit 6

Sponsored by the Young Eagles program and the Experimental Aircraft Association, youth ages of 8–17 are invited to take their first airplane ride. To participate, children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Contact Michael McCoy at (440) 915-8691 or [email protected] for more information.

1 p.m.: Serve the People Akron in King Building, Room 123 

The Politics Representative Committee presents a local organization focused on abolition and grassroots organizing. Serve the People Akron will be discussing the history of their organization, their efforts in anti-eviction and supporting the Akron Bail Fund, and the fight to demand justice for Jayland Walker.

Sunday, April 30

12-3 p.m.: Play Like a Girl in Philips gym

Girls ages 5–12 are invited to participate in volleyball, football, basketball, softball, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, tennis, cross country, and track and field alongside Oberlin student-athletes and coaches in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Attendees can register at this link, or in person starting at 11:30 a.m. in the lobby of Philips gym.

12 p.m.: Out of Status: Undocumented Asians in American History in King Building, Room 101

Presented by the Asian American Alliance and Obies for Undocumented Inclusion, Former Chair of Comparative American Studies and Professor of History Shelley Lee is set to speak. Bagels and coffee from Slow Train Cafe will be provided.

2:30–3:30 p.m.: Bruce Liu Piano Recital in Finney Chapel

Bruce Liu, former Oberlin-Como fellow and winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2021, is set to perform a solo program as part of the 2022–23 Artist Recital Series. Liu will perform works by Chopin and Liszt. Tickets are available online and for purchase in the Finney Chapel lobby starting at 1:30 p.m. on the day of the recital. 

Monday, May 1

4:45–5:45 p.m.: Pathways: Isabel Yellin, OC ’11, in the Clarence Ward Art Library 

The Studio Art department, with support from the Ellen Johnson Endowment for Contemporary Art, is hosting a lecture series for alumni of the department to present on life after Oberlin. Isabel Yellin, OC ’11, will discuss her post-graduation professional developments. 

Tuesday, May 2

12–6 p.m.: Oberlin College Baseball vs. Denison University on Dill Field

The men’s baseball team is set to face off against Denison University in a double-header game.

Wednesday, May 3

9:30–9:50 a.m.: Centerpeace in Fairchild Chapel, Bosworth Hall

A 20-minute, all- and no-faith-friendly silent gathering for individual devotion among College students and staff will take place in Bosworth Hall. An offering will be read aloud at the start of the event, and hot drinks will be offered afterward.

Thursday, May 4

11 a.m.–2 p.m.:  May the Fourth Be With You During Finals! at Stevenson Dining Hall

Blue Fin Station will feature a Star Wars-inspired menu and special features. 

6–7:30 p.m.: Bad Art Gallery Show in Birenbaum Innovation and Performance Space

BadArtCo is hosting its final gallery show for students of the ExCo to present their final projects. Refreshments will be provided, and formal wear is “jokingly encouraged.”