Weekend Suggestions April 22-24

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer


On Campus

Mason Dance Company: Spring Dance Concert

This Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23 at 8 p.m., the George Mason Dance Company is showcasing their Spring Dance Concert. The concert is taking place in Harris Theatre. Students can receive one free ticket with their Mason ID. For more information, click here.


10th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival

This Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23, the 10th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival will be taking place in TheatreSpace at Mason’s Fairfax Campus. There are showings both days at 8 p.m. and a showing on Saturday at 2 p.m. There will be many different plays that all last 10 minutes, as the title states. Students can get one free ticket with their Mason ID, otherwise tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for student, faculty, staff, seniors and groups.


SI Films

This Saturday, April 23, SI Films is showing “Deadpool” at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema. Tickets are free for students with Mason IDs and $3 for general admission.


Science Slam: Grand Slam

This Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. Science Slam is taking place in the Johnson Center Bistro. Students will compete to present a topic about scientific research in less than 10 minutes in a funny and entertaining way. This allows Mason students to practice communicating about their work in an understandable way. Tickets are free for students.


Off Campus

Fairfax Corner Art Festival

This weekend, April 23-24, Fairfax Corner Art Festival will be taking place at the Fairfax Corner shopping center. Saturday, April 23, the event will start at 10 a.m. and on Sunday, April 24 ending at 5 p.m. There will be both national and local artists showing their art. The best way to get there would be to drive, but taking the CUE bus and metro buses will also get you there.


Earth Day at the National Zoo

This Saturday, April 23, the National Zoo in D.C. is having a couple of different activities themed around Earth Day such as gardening tips and recycling projects. The event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission to the zoo is free, although there is a parking fee if you decide to drive. The closest Metro stops are the Woodley Park and Cleveland Park Metro stations (both on the Red Line).