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Thursday, May 1
Botanical Garden Season Opening 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mount Scio Road.

Junior Naturalist Camp Registration at MUN Botanical Garden.

Searching for the Genes for Learning: Evolving Neuro-inspired Developmental Programs by Dr. Julian Miller 1-2 p.m. EN-2022.

Saturday, May 3
Duo Concertante 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Botanical Garden spring clean-up and potluck lunch 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Mount Scio Road.

Sunday, May 4
Composting Family Program 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road.

Monday, May 5
ABC's of Composting Free Lecture 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting 7-9 p.m. University Centre, 3rd Floor. Guest speaker Sabine Jessen, national director, Marine and Great Freshwater Lakes, will talk on The Current Status of Marine Protected Area Planning Across Canada and the Impediments to Meeting Canada's Commitment to Establishing a Network of MPAs by 2012.

Tuesday, May 6
Vermicomposting - Free Lecture 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Instructional Development Office presents Writing in Science Courses 9-10:30 a.m. Arts & Administration, A-1043. Register at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Instructional Development Office presents Learning Science Through Experience in Undergraduate Labs 11 a.m.-12:10 p.m. A-1043, Arts and Administration Building. Register at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Instructional Development Office presents Teaching First Year Courses 12:30-1:40 p.m. Arts & Administration, A-1043. Register at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Instructional Development Office presents Teaching Undergraduates in Research Settings 2-3:10 p.m. A-1043, Arts and Administration Building. Register at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Instructional Development Office presents Technology Innovations in Science Teaching 3:30-4:40 p.m. Arts & Administration, A-1043. Register at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Wednesday, May 7
Getting the Most From Your Soil - Free Lecture 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Annual conference of the Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies planning session 1-2 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-3018. Contact Don Nichol, Department of English, on 737-8064 or dnichol@mun.ca.

Safety Net Exploring Safety Behaviours in the Newfoundland Labrador Fibreglass Boat-Building Industry: What Did We Learn? 1-2 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-3001.

Thursday, May 8
Waking up your Spring Garden Bed 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Friday, May 9
Planting a Half-Barrel – free lecture, Tim Walsh, nursery manager, 12-1 p.m. Botanical Garden.

ACEnet and the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography Simulating Complexity: Challenges and Progress in Atomistic Materials Science Simulations 3:30-4:30 p.m. C-2045, Chemistry-Physics Building.

Saturday, May 10
Alpine Trough Gardening Workshop with Tim Walsh, garden nursery manager, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Monday, May 12
Lectures begin, intersession and 14-week spring semester.

Deadline for fees payment, spring semester

Tuesday, May 13
Regular meeting of the Senate

Friday, May 16
Annual spring convocation, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College session, Corner Brook.

The St. John's Alumni Chapter of the Memorial University Alumni Association, with President Emeritus Dr. Arthur May, presents its 7th Annual Wine Tasting Evening Under the Southern Cross: Annual wine tasting event 7-10 p.m. Marine Institute Cafeteria.

Sunday, May 18
Sunday Nature Hikes at MUN Botanical Garden 8-10 a.m. Botanical Garden.

Tuesday, May 20
Effective utilization of prescription medications in New Zealand, Dr. Pauline Norris, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Health Science Centre, HSC-3435

Wednesday, May 21
Jar Tester Workshop 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Workshop: SSHRC Standard Research Grant (SRG) Proposal 12-1:50 p.m. Arts & Administration, A-1043.

Thursday, May 22
International Day for Biological Diversity Lecture: Goods From Our Woods – We can use non-timber products to conserve forests 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Botanical Garden, Mount Scio Road.
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