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April 12 - 8:00am
Community 5k and walk
A Steps for St. Jude 5K Walk and Fun Run will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at the McNeese State University Quad to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

March 27 - 7:30pm
Stack of frogs
The highly entertaining performance of “FROGZ” by Imago Theatre will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum as part of the 2014 Banners Cultural Season.

Guest pianist
Renowned pianist Kenneth Saxon will perform in a free recital at 7:30 p.m. March 27 in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre.

March 26 - 7:00pm
movie poster
A free screening of the French film, "L'Assaut (The Assault)," will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 in Stokes Auditorium as part of the 2014 Banners Cultural Season.

March 21 - 7:30pm
The Bridgman | Packer Dance Co. will present the work, “Voyeur,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 21, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 2014 Banners Cultural Season at McNeese State University.

October 22
GradFest 2014 will be held for fall graduating students at McNeese State University from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Holbrook Student Union.

Photography by Victoria Ridgeway
McNeese State University's Annual Juried Student Exhibition is currently on display in the Abercrombie Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center through April 17.

The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will host a free spring jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Ralph Squires Recital Hall.

Greeks in the quad
More than 400 students representing the 14 Greek sororities and fraternities on the McNeese State University campus will kick back and enjoy the activities of Greek Week March 17-21.

March 18 - 4:30pm
12 years a slave movie poster
McNeese State University will host a free screening of the 2014 Academy Award-winning film, “12 Years a Slave,” with a follow-up lecture about the book the film is based, on Tuesday, March 18.