Annual Service of Remembrance May 1

The University Chaplaincy will hold a Service of Remembrance on Monday, May 1, at 5:15 p.m. in Gasson 100 for family, friends and colleagues who have died during the 1999-2000 academic year. The names of those who have died will be inscribed in Boston College's Book of Remembrance.

World Fiesta Day to be held on Monday

Boston College's international flavor will be on display when World Fiesta Day takes place on Monday, May 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Campus Green.

The event celebrates the variety of cultures and traditions represented by the more than 900 international students and scholars at Boston College. Display tables will feature crafts, foods, costumes, videos and other materials offering information about different countries. There will also be music and dance performances by campus intercultural organizations.

In case of rain, the event will be held May 2.

Labyrinth repainted, open to visitors

The Boston College labyrinth, a popular spot for prayer, reflection and meditation, has been repainted and is open to the University community and visitors.

Located across Beacon Street from Carney Hall, the labyrinth - a 50-foot circle of 12 concentric rings enclosing a single path that leads to a center rosette through some 300 yards of multiple loops - is a duplication of one on the floor of the Cathedral of Chartres in France.

Children's authors series ends May 16

The "Conversations with..." series of lectures and discussions featuring acclaimed children's authors will conclude Tuesday, May 16, with the Paul and Ethel Heins New England Voices Annual Meeting and Reception.

The event, which takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Campion 139, will present new work from area authors and illustrators, and spotlight new talent in the field of children's literature. Admission is $2 with a Boston College ID. For information, call (617) 244-5551.


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