Week of September 25th events

Monday, September 25th

UMW Theatre’s Season Opener

Monday-Saturday, Klein Theatre Box Office

The theatre department opens its season with Christopher Durang’s story of sibling resentment, a costume party, and a clairvoyant housekeeper!

Tickets: $8 with UMW ID. They will be available at fredtix.com, at the Klein Theatre box office in person, or by calling (540) 654-1111. *Convenience and handling fees apply to online and phone orders.

Fall Semester UMW Peer Services

Sundays-Thursdays, HCC 131

Take advantage of our FREE tutoring services! To find times and subjects that work for you, visit this link HERE.

Tuesday, September 26th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

Tuesdays @9:30AM & Wednesdays @3PM

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. *Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event times!

Dress code: closed-toed shoes only, no tank tops or sleeveless shirts, no midriffs or low cut shirts, and shorts must meet at the knees.

Santiago de Compostela- From Antiquity to the Middle Ages

5:00pm, Combs Hall Room 139

Come join the James Farmer Multicultural Center at their event on Tuesday, September 26th!

Wednesday, September 27th

Arab Culture Club’s Stress Free Zone

7PM, Monroe Hall Room 211

Looking to relax from exams this week? Join the Arab Culture Club in their Stress Free Zone! They will have an Arabic calligraphy class and tea. No worries if you don’t speak Arabic or can’t do calligraphy! Students also have the option of coloring or just hanging out in a calm and relaxing atmosphere. This event is open to everyone!

Movie Night: Selena

7PM, Colonnade Room (3rd Floor, University Center)

Come join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host a screening of Selena!

Miscast Auditions

7PM-9PM, DuPont Hall Studio 115

Is there a musical theatre song you’ve always wanted to perform, but couldn’t due to gender or race? Then come audition for the crowd favorite event, Miscast!

*Please bring a karaoke track in a wav file with you to auditions.

Thursday, September 28th

Biology Student Association’s showing of House

7:20PM, Jepson Hall Room 313

Come join the BSA to watch an episode of House, centered around neurology! They have invited Dr. R. Parrish Waters, a neurobiologist, to speak about the science depicted in the show and to answer any questions.

Friday, September 29th

Capture the Flag

9PM-12AM, Ball Circle

Join the Campus Christian Ministry at Monroe Fountain to be split into teams and play a few games on Ball Circle before returning to the St. John Bosco Center for an ice cream social! This is a greta way to be active and play a massive game on-campus, so come on out!

Saturday, September 30th

Into the Streets

9AM-12PM, UC Patio

This is the perfect opportunity for clubs, teams, friends, and individuals to get involved and make a BIG community impact! Come help build picnic tables, plant trees, or beautify Fredericksburg. All of our projects partner with local organizations that are already dedicated to serving the Fredericksburg area.

Week of September 18th events

Monday, September 18th

Discount Card Sales

12pm-2pm, UC Lobby

Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Club will be selling discount cards that can be used at over 100 locations for great savings!

Fukushima’s Stolen Lives Lecture

4pm, Lee Hall 411

Come to Fukushima’s Stolen Lives: Japan in the Wake of Nuclear Disaster lecture by Amy Franks, Ph. D. on civil engagement and resistance after Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima.

Wednesday, September 20th

Latin America in Films and Literature

5pm, Combs 237

Come join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host Latin America in Films and Literature!

This will also be taking place next Wednesday, September 27th with the same time and location.

SAE Open House

4:00pm-6:00pm, SAE Suite (3rd Floor, UC)

Come see all that SAE has to offer! There will be food, games, and chances to win prizes for you and your club! Class Council, CPB, Finance Committee, ICA, and SGA will  have tables to educate you about what the University can do for your club.

Thursday, September 21st

Junot Diaz Poem

5:00pm, Combs 139

Join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host the Junot Diaz Poem event!

Friday, September 22nd

Harry Potter Night

9:00pm-12:00am, Colonnade Room (3rd Floor, UC)

Are you a Hufflepuff or a Gryffindor? Slytherin or a Ravenclaw? For one magical night, the UC Colonnade Room will transform into the Wizarding World for a night of witchcraft and wizardry. We’ll have a sorting hat, Butterbeer, and several trivia games. It’s guaranteed to be magical, so invite all of your friends!

Week of September 11th events

Monday, September 11th

TEAL Peer Educator Application

Open now – September 15th

TEAL (Team for Empowerment, Advocacy & Learning) Peer Educator Program will consist of a group of upperclass students who have vested interests in sexual violence issues and prevention. TEAL will receive substantive training throughout the Fall 2017 semester on various forms of sexual violence, pedagogy, advocacy/service, prevention, intervention and policy.

There will be an interest meeting on 9/12 @ 4pm. Please visit this link to learn more about it. Contact Marissa Miller at mmille23@umw.edu with any questions!

American Flag Memorial

All day event, Ball Circle 

Join Young Americans for Freedom and the Association of Student Veterans for a “9/11 Never Forget” American Flag Memorial on Ball Circle! The memorial is a way to remember the 2,996 lives that were lost on September 11, 2001.

Wednesday, September 13th

Junior Ring Premiere

3pm-5pm, Ball Circle 

Juniors- Come out to Junior Ring Premiere for a chance to order your UMW class ring, enter raffles for prizes, and eat some FREE food!

Rain location: Chandler Ballroom, UC

Campus Dining

3:00pm-5:00pm, 4th Floor University Center

The top of the UC will be closed during these hours in order to prepare for the Global Café international dinner event that begins at 7:00pm.

UMW Film Club Screening

9pm, Monroe 116

Join the UMW Film Club for our first screening of the semester: Pulp Fiction. This event is free for all!

Friday, September 15th

Blood Drive

11:00am-5:00pm, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Join the Red Cross Student Organization at the first blood drive of the semester, co-sponsored by UMW Performing Arts Club!

Sign up to donate HERE, zip code 22401, or email umw.redcrossclub@gmail.com to volunteer.

Family Weekend Dinner

5:00pm-7:00pm, 4th Floor University Center

Family members get a discounted price of just $11, including tax! You may also make reservations for special seating by contacting Campus Dining at dining@umw.edu.

Saturday, September 16th

Family Weekend Picnic

11:30am-1:00pm, Ball Circle

Tickets available online HERE. Students may swipe for the picnic. The top of the UC will be closed for lunch.

For additional information about any Campus Dining events, feel free to contact them at dining@umw.edu or call (540) 654-2169.

Week of September 5th Events

Tuesday, September 5th

TEAL Peer Educator Application

Open now – September 15th

TEAL (Team for Empowerment, Advocacy & Learning) Peer Educator Program will consist of a group of upperclass students who have vested interests in sexual violence issues and prevention. TEAL will receive substantive training throughout the Fall 2017 semester on various forms of sexual violence, pedagogy, advocacy/service, prevention, intervention and policy.

There will be 2 interest meetings in UC 314: 9/7 @ 6pm, and 9/12 @ 4pm. Please visit (https://orgsync.com/121994/forms/271339) to learn more about it. Contact Marissa Miller at mmille23@umw.edu with any questions!

Friday, September 8th

CCM Scavenger Hunt

9:00pm-12:00am, St. John Bosco Center

Are you new to the Fredericksburg area? Stop by the St. John Bosco Center at 9pm to participate in our annual Scavenger Hunt throughout the downtown area! Once we’ve found all of the clues and the prizes have been won, we’ll head back to the St. John Bosco Center for some food and other activities. This is a great way for all of the new students to get associated with the Fredericksburg area!

 

Week of August 28th Events

Monday, August 28th

Community Fair

12:00pm-1:30pm, Ball Circle

Come to Ball Circle between 12:00pm and 1:30pm on the first Monday of classes to check out local business and organizations, and possibly get some free stuff!

We are also currently looking for student volunteers! Students who volunteer will be given UMW swag as a thank you for their time! Sign up HERE.

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Tuesday, August 29th

kNOw MORE Resource Fair & Ice Cream Festival

11:00am-2:00pm, Ball Circle (Rain location: UC 2nd floor)

Beat the heat and celebrate the second day of classes – come build your own ice cream sundae with UMW Office of Title IX and the Center for Prevention and Education and RCASA – Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault.

Join us and representatives from the Talley Center for Counseling, Fredericksburg Police Department, University of Mary Washington Police, Empowerhouse, RCASA, Fredericksburg Victim Witness, and the Student Health Center to learn about resources available for dealing with gender-based violence, how to become an ally or peer educator, and more!

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Wednesday, August 30th

Club Carnival

5:00pm-7:00pm, Ball Circle

Club Carnival is one of the top ways to find out how to get involved on campus! Representatives from over 140 clubs and organizations will be present promoting their groups. With clubs centered around academics, sports, politics, arts, faith, culture, and much more, there is something for everybody at Club Carnival!

We are also currently looking for student volunteers! Sign up HERE.

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Thursday, August 31st

Cross-Cultural BBQ

4:00pm-6:00pm, Ball Circle

Stop by the Cross-Cultural BBQ to learn more about the cultural identity, diversity, and social justice clubs at UMW. Learn more about the Center for Intl. Education, eat great food, and learn how to dance salsa! You do not want to miss it! For more information, please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center at (540) 654-1044.

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Friday, September 1st

CPB’s First Friday

4:00pm-7:00pm, Ball Circle

CPB’s First Friday is an event that welcomes students back to campus through fun activities and lots of yummy food! This event kicks off the new semester and is a great way for freshman and/or upperclassmen to make some new friends! So, invite your roommates, suitemates, and all your other mates & come join us on Ball Circle for our Carival themed First Friday event!

CCM’s Hawaiian Luau

9:00pm-12:00am, St. John Bosco Center (across the street from UC)

It’s our first Friday Fun Night of the year, and to celebrate we’re hosting a Hawaiian Luau! Some things to look forward to include ongoing games of volleyball, a limbo contest, sparklers, and a screening of a movie onto the side of the building! This is guaranteed to be a wonderful way to end the first week of classes, so stop by the St. John Bosco Center at 9pm for a night of fun!

Saturday, September 2nd

UMW League of Legends Collegiate Club Interest Meeting

3:00pm, Monroe 112

Come meet some of our players, join our discord channel, and learn about what we do. No experience is required, all levels are welcome! Bring a laptop if you have one. Please join our Facebook page at “UMW League of Legends Club” for more information.

Sunday, September 3rd

Week of May 1st Events

Monday May 1st

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday May 2nd

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday May 3rd

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday May 4th

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday May 5th

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday May 6th

Sunday May 7th

 

Week of April 24th Events

Monday April 24th

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

Tuesday April 25th

Heritage Park Tutoring

3:45pm-5:00pm, 1003 Heritage Park Place Fredericksburg

Once a week we drive to Heritage Park community center/apartments and tutor local kids (ranging from elementary to middle school) in any subject they need. Pick up at the Bell Tower is 3:50, and drop off at the Bell Tower is 5:05. Limit for the space at the tutoring site is 5 people (including myself), so please be sure to RSVP ASAP.

Any questions email vpower@mail.umw.edu.

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Adult Refugee Tutoring/Help

4:00pm-5:00pm, COAR

Join Catholic Charities and help refugee adults resume build, converse, and apply for jobs.

Therapeutic Riding

5:00pm-8:00pm, Hazelwild Farm

Come join us and volunteer at Hazelwild Farm to help disabled children and adults ride horses! No horse experience is required. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind running in! Transportation is provided, meet at the Bell Tower 10mins prior to the lesson!

Bingo

8:00pm-9:00pm, the Underground

Play bingo for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Wednesday April 26th

Food Bank

3:00pm-5:00pm, 3631 Lee Hill Drive

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 15 min before 3pm.

Dress policy: (this is the food bank’s policy, not UMW’s) closed toe shoes only – no sandals or flip flops, no tank tops or sleeveless shirts, no midriffs or low cut shirts, shorts must meet at the knees.

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

UMW Film Club Presents: Swiss Army Man

9:00pm-11:00pm, Monroe 116

For our final screening of the school year, the UMW Film Club proudly presents Swiss Army Man!  This event is free for all UMW students!

Thursday April 27th

Devil Goat Day

3:00pm-6:00pm, Ball Circle

One of the oldest traditions at UMW is the celebration of “Devil Goat Day.” Traditionally, on the Thursday before the last day of classes in the spring, students gather on Ball Circle for a carnival celebration and class competitions. Come to Ball Circle on April 27th, 3-6pm for awesome giveaways, free refreshments, live entertainment, and friendly competition on Devil Goat Day!

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Alumni Panel

6:00pm-7:00pm, Monroe 122

Come join the Econ Club in welcoming back some UMW Alumni! The Econ Club will be hosting an alumni panel where some previous UMW economic students will talk about their experiences in the workforce and answer questions while also giving some helpful tips about their career fields.

Thurman Brisben Center

7:00pm-8:30pm, 471 Central Road Fredericksburg

Meet at the Bell Tower at 6:45 if you RSVP’d for a ride!

The Thurman Brisben Center provides critical services to homeless individuals and families in the Fredericksburg area. Volunteers will assist with various activities for children while their parents complete chores and build life skills that are necessary for them in order to live at the center.

Friday April 28th

Habitat Bake Sale

11:00am-2:00pm, Campus Walk in front of Lee

Habitat for Humanity Club is hosting an end of the year bake sale on Friday April 28 from 11-2pm on Campus Walk! Come grab a snack before you begin to study for finals or as a celebratory snack for finishing your classes this semester!

Cinco De Mayo Tabling and Info Session

1:00pm-2:30pm, Campus Walk in front of Lee

The Latino Student Association will be tabling on Campus walk and giving away T-Shirt and mocktails to students who can correctly answer trivia about Cinco De Mayo as well as talking about the history of Cinco De Mayo as there are many misconceptions about this holiday.

Pre-finals Blowout on Ball Circle

6:00pm-8:00pm, Ball Circle 

FINALS AHHHH!
Come de-stress on Ball as we hang out, play music, and do random fun stuff with other humans! This may be your last chance for human contact before finals, so don’t miss out!!

UMW Beer Release Party: Friday Night Flights

7:00pm-8:00pm, the Underground 

Join SAE for a UMW’s First Beer Release Party: Friday Night Flights in the Underground for our new custom Mary Wash Brew! We will be giving away custom beer flights while supplies last.

Downtown Greens

10:00am-12:00pm, 206 Charles Street Fredericksburg

Every Saturday we head to Downtown Greens, a local community garden, (it’s about 5 minutes from here) and help with any projects that they need us to do. That might be turning compost piles, weeding, raking, painting or planting. We do more than just gardening. Downtown Greens does a lot of activities for the community. For Halloween, we made a Downtown Greens’ paper mache sculpture that they presented to the community. Downtown Greens also has a hula hooping class for kids so we decorated homemade hula hoops! For Downtown Greens’ annual Down Home Ball, we baked desserts for the events! Last semester, Downtown Greens and UMW worked together to create the Pumpkin Retirement Program. Students donated their old and moldy pumpkins to be used in Downtown Greens’ compost pile to create rich, organic soil. We hope you join us!!

Week of April 17th Events

Monday April 17th

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Habitat Club Meeting

5:30pm-6:00pm, Monroe 210

Join Habitat for Humanity Club to work in the greater Fredericksburg area to improve the lives of those around us by working on a house, building a house or spending time in the FredHab ReStore! Come to meetings to learn about opportunities to volunteer with the club and meet awesome people! Meetings are 5:30pm every other Monday in Monroe Hall. Find us @UMWHabitat

Guest Speaker: John Hanson (Artifice Forensic Financial Services)

6:00pm-7:00pm, Woodard 202

John Hanson is the founder and Executive Director of Artifice Forensic Financial Services. He will give a presentation on career paths in forensic accounting and fraud investigations.

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

Tuesday April 18th

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Adult Refugee Tutoring/Help

4:00pm-5:00pm, COAR

Join Catholic Charities and help refugee adults resume build, converse, and apply for jobs.

Therapeutic Riding

5:00pm-8:00pm, Hazelwild Farm

Come join us and volunteer at Hazelwild Farm to help disabled children and adults ride horses! No horse experience is required. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind running in! Transportation is provided, meet at the Bell Tower 10mins prior to the lesson!

Take Back the Night

6:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 116

Take Back the Night is a gender-inclusive event to illuminate the movement to end sexual violence and support survivors. This interactive event provides a safe space for people who have experienced sexual violence and allies to express themselves and connect with the community.Your support and voice helps to empower survivors and strengthen us all as we unite to end sexual violence in all forms. (After the event we will end with a candlelight vigil.) For more information visit: http://takebackthenight.org/ or contact Marissa Miller (mmille23@umw.edu).

Sponsored by Alpha Mu Sigma, Office of Title IX, and TEAL.

Bingo

8:00pm-9:00pm, the Underground

Play bingo for a chance to win awesome prizes!

Wednesday April 19th

Inherent Vice

12:00pm-1:00pm, Monroe 116

We will screening Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice based on Thomas Pynchon’s Postmodern novel.  This event is free for all UMW students.

Food Bank

3:00pm-5:00pm, 3631 Lee Hill Drive Fredericksburg

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 15 min before 3pm.

Dress policy: (this is the food bank’s policy, not UMW’s) closed toe shoes only – no sandals or flip flops, no tank tops or sleeveless shirts, no midriffs or low cut shirts, shorts must meet at the knees.

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Lawn Games with InterVarsity

4:00pm-5:00pm, Ball Circle

Come hang out and destress with InterVarsity!! We will have a lot lawn games to play! Come out on  Wednesday, April 19th at 7:30 on Ball Circle from 4-5pm. We would love to you there!!

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

Glow Run

8:00pm-10:00pm, Bell Tower

Join us to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Troy Paino as the 10th president of the University of Mary Washington! The run will take place on the Fredericksburg Campus on April 19th at 8 pm.

The run will be a 5K and stroller friendly!

While there is no charge to participate, we highly encourage you to bring a non-perishable protein food item (i.e. canned or dried beans, canned tuna or chicken, peanut butter, jerky, nuts) The run will benefit the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank.

**Community members** Please register here: https://orgsync.com/59560/forms/244212

Thursday April 20th

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Trivia Night

6:00pm-7:00pm, UC Talon Lounge

Test your knowledge on a variety of subjects in the Talon Lounge!

Famine Aid Semi-Formal

7:00pm-9:30pm, the Underground

This event will be a semi-formal dance held in the Underground as a fundraiser for organizations currently providing assistance to individuals facing famine in South Sudan and Yemen. We plan to take donations for entrance into the dance. UMW students and the public will be invited, and there will be family-friendly music to dance to, lawn games on the patio, and comfortable seating, and printed information about the famine for those interested. The organizations that we will be fundraising for are Samaritan’s Purse and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Thurman Brisben Center

7:00pm-8:30pm, 471 Central Road Fredericksburg

Meet at the Bell Tower at 6:45 if you RSVP’d for a ride!

The Thurman Brisben Center provides critical services to homeless individuals and families in the Fredericksburg area. Volunteers will assist with various activities for children while their parents complete chores and build life skills that are necessary for them in order to live at the center.

Friday April 21st

Day of Silence

12:00pm-12:45pm, Ball Circle

In honor of GLSEN’s annual Day of Silence, UMW PRISM will be holding a moment of silence on Ball Circle in remembrance of LGBTQ+ lives lost due to bullying, violence, and discrimination.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

Sing

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same.

Saturday April 22nd

Downtown Greens

10:00am-12:00pm, 206 Charles Street Fredericksburg

Every Saturday we head to Downtown Greens, a local community garden, (it’s about 5 minutes from here) and help with any projects that they need us to do. That might be turning compost piles, weeding, raking, painting or planting. We do more than just gardening. Downtown Greens does a lot of activities for the community. For Halloween, we made a Downtown Greens’ paper mache sculpture that they presented to the community. Downtown Greens also has a hula hooping class for kids so we decorated homemade hula hoops! For Downtown Greens’ annual Down Home Ball, we baked desserts for the events! Last semester, Downtown Greens and UMW worked together to create the Pumpkin Retirement Program. Students donated their old and moldy pumpkins to be used in Downtown Greens’ compost pile to create rich, organic soil. We hope you join us!!

Sing

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

2017 UMW Relay for Life

6:00pm-7:00am, Ball Circle and Chandler Ballroom

All-night fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This year the event is Game Night themed. Join now!

http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY17SA?pg=entry&fr_id=83517

Sunday April 23rd

SAE Mini-course: Wine and Food Pairing

3:00pm-6:00pm, the Underground

Students can sign up to attend a wine & food pairing where they will learn about different varieties of wine accompanied by a four-course meal. Tickets are $12 per person and students must be 21 or older to attend.

Week of April 10th Events

Monday April 10th

Sustainability Job Fair

3:00pm-6:00pm, HCC Digital Auditorium

The Ecology Club is hosting a job fair featuring sustainable job and internship opportunities.

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

Tuesday April 11th

Jail ‘n Bail

11:00am-3:00pm, Campus Walk 

Relay for Life fundraiser where university icons are “jailed” and can be bailed out via donations to the American Cancer Society

Heritage Park Tutoring

3:45pm-5:00pm, 1003 Heritage Park Place Fredericksburg

Once a week we drive to Heritage Park community center/apartments and tutor local kids (ranging from elementary to middle school) in any subject they need. Pick up at the Bell Tower is 3:50, and drop off at the Bell Tower is 5:05. Limit for the space at the tutoring site is 5 people, so please be sure to RSVP ASAP.

Any questions email  vpower@mail.umw.edu.

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Adult Refugee Tutoring/Help

4:00pm-5:00pm, COAR

Join Catholic Charities and help refugee adults resume build, converse, and apply for jobs.

Therapeutic Riding

5:00pm-8:00pm, Hazelwild Farm

Come join us and volunteer at Hazelwild Farm to help disabled children and adults ride horses! No horse experience is required. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind running in! Transportation is provided, meet at the Bell Tower 10mins prior to the lesson!

Passover Celebration

6:00pm-7:30pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

The Jewish feast of Passover celebrates the emancipation of Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Traditionally, Jewish families gather on the first few nights of Passover for dinner and the Seder ritual, in which a family or community retells the story of the liberation.

For cost, please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Student Association.

Bingo

8:00pm-9:00pm, the Underground

Play bingo for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Wednesday April 12th

Donut Fundraiser

8:30am-1:00pm, Campus Walk

We’ll be selling Kripsy Kreme donuts on campus walk to advertise and fundraise for Big Show!

ARH Tabling

11:00am-1:00pm, Campus Walk

Come spin the prize wheel to get some ARH swag!

Spring Egg Roll

11:00am-2:00pm, Campus Walk/Ball Circle

The Judicial Review Board will be giving out plastic Spring Eggs that have encouraging words, safe drinking tips, and studying tips in it. Some rolls may be filled with Spring colored candy!

Food Bank

3:00pm-5:00pm, 3631 Lee Hill Drive Fredericksburg

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 15 min before 3pm.

Dress policy: (this is the food bank’s policy, not UMW’s)

Closed toe shoes only – no sandals or flip flops,
No tank tops or sleeveless shirts,
No midriffs or low cut shirts,
Shorts must meet at the knees.

SAE Mini-Course: Orofino’s Cooking Class

3:00pm-6:30pm, Orofino’s 

Students can sign up to attend a cooking class off campus at Orofino’s Restaurant. Tickets will be $5 and can be purchased at the SAE front desk. Spots are limited to sign up soon!

Steak Dinner at the Top of the UC

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

The Clothesline Project

5:00pm-7:00pm, HCC Digital Auditorium

The Clothesline Project is an event that is aimed to brings awareness about violence, specifically against women.  The event will be split into two days.  On the first day, survivors of sexual assault, abuse, and other violence are able to express their emotions by decorating a shirt.  They are able to rip it up, write on it, and voice how they feel about their experiences.  The second day, the shirts will be hung on clothesline to viewed as a testimony to the issue of violence against women.  Resources from RCASA and Empowerhouse will be available.  Counselors will also be available both days.

Eagle Awards

6:00pm-8:00pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

The University of Mary Washington Eagle Awards highlight students, student organizations, staff, and faculty who have provided leadership and contributed outstanding service through involvement in activities and organizations. The Eagle Awards are an opportunity for the University community to recognize those who have made extraordinary contributions to the campus and greater community.

UMW Alumna & Virginia Delegate Candidate Susan B. Stimpson (R) Speech

7:00pm-8:00pm, Lee 411

Virginia Delegate candidate Susan Stimpson will be coming to one of our regular College Republicans meetings we have in Lee Hall room 411 starting at 7 pm. We often have guest speakers come and talk about opportunities for college students on campaigns and with other Political organizations. Mrs. Stimpson will be here to talk about her experiences in the political realm as well as opportunities for students for her recently launched Delegate campaign.

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

Snatch – Presented by the UMW Film Club

9:00pm-11:00pm, Monroe 116

The UMW Film Club will be screening Guy Ritchie’s Black Comedy, Gangster Classic  Free for all UMW students.

Thursday April 13th 

Donut Fundraiser

8:30am-1:00pm, Campus Walk

We’ll be selling Kripsy Kreme donuts on campus walk to advertise and fundraise for Big Show!

ARH Tabling

11:00am-1:00pm, Campus Walk

Come spin the prize wheel to get some ARH swag!

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Goal Setting

5:00pm-6:00pm, UC Capital Room

Horizons Level: Foundations

Description: It is said that life is not defined by what you get, but by what you give.  Setting and following through on personal and group goals has a big impact on what that mark may be.  This workshop helps students identify what they can give as a leader to help their organization, community, and how in the end it can help them grow.

Thurman Brisben Center

7:00pm-8:30pm, 471 Central Road Fredericksburg

Meet at the Bell Tower at 6:45 if you RSVP’d for a ride!

The Thurman Brisben Center provides critical services to homeless individuals and families in the Fredericksburg area. Volunteers will assist with various activities for children while their parents complete chores and build life skills that are necessary for them in order to live at the center.

Friday April 14th

Donut Fundraiser

8:30am-1:00pm, Campus Walk

We’ll be selling Kripsy Kreme donuts on campus walk to advertise and fundraise for Big Show!

Holi

1:00pm-6:00pm, Ball Circle

Holi is an Indian celebration that marks the beginning of spring. The event will be having powdered color being thrown, and several other activities.

The Clothesline Project

5:00pm-7:00pm, HCC Digital Auditorium

The Clothesline Project is an event that is aimed to brings awareness about violence, specifically against women.  The event will be split into two days.  On the first day, survivors of sexual assault, abuse, and other violence are able to express their emotions by decorating a shirt.  They are able to rip it up, write on it, and voice how they feel about their experiences.  The second day, the shirts will be hung on clothesline to viewed as a testimony to the issue of violence against women.  Resources from RCASA and Empowerhouse will be available.  Counselors will also be available both days.

Bomba Dancing and Drumming Workshop

7:00pm-9:00pm, Ball Circle

Join LSA on Ball Circle as Semilla Cultural holds a drumming workshop for Mary Washington!  Semilla Cultural teaches and performs the Puerto Rican musical genres of Bomba and Plena.

Gold and Glitz Gala

7:00pm-11:00pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

This gala will provide an opportunity for the Modern and Foreign language department’s faculty, students, and their guests to interact outside of the classroom. The event will be formal and catered meals will be available.

Hidden Figures

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

Saturday April 15th

Donut Fundraiser

8:30am-1:00pm, Campus Walk

We’ll be selling Kripsy Kreme donuts on campus walk to advertise and fundraise for Big Show!

Downtown Greens

10:00am-12:00pm, 206 Charles Street Fredericksburg

Every Saturday we head to Downtown Greens, a local community garden, (it’s about 5 minutes from here) and help with any projects that they need us to do. That might be turning compost piles, weeding, raking, painting or planting. We do more than just gardening. Downtown Greens does a lot of activities for the community. For Halloween, we made a Downtown Greens’ paper mache sculpture that they presented to the community. Downtown Greens also has a hula hooping class for kids so we decorated homemade hula hoops! For Downtown Greens’ annual Down Home Ball, we baked desserts for the events! Last semester, Downtown Greens and UMW worked together to create the Pumpkin Retirement Program. Students donated their old and moldy pumpkins to be used in Downtown Greens’ compost pile to create rich, organic soil. We hope you join us!!

Funsies in Onesies

5:30pm-11:30pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

Come join J.A.D.E. for an evening filled with lounging in kigurumis, sampling Japanese snacks and tea, and watching movies. Unfortunately we weren’t able to secure the Studio Ghibli movies this semester, so we’ll be screening two alternate animated movies: Pokemon: The First Movie and Wolf Children!

Kigurumis are not required, but pajamas are! The event is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket). An assortment of snacks and tea will be provided and the best things is it’s free!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

7:00pm-10:00pm, Monroe 116

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

Hidden Figures

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions.

Sunday April 16th

Week of April 3rd Events

Monday April 3rd

Islamic Culture Week Kick Off Event

12:00pm-2:00pm, Ball Circle 

There will be free food, and we’ll be giving away flowers with quotes on them to celebrate the beginning of Islamic Culture Week!

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Islamic Dinner

5:00pm-7:00pm, Top of the UC

Join campus dining for an Islamic Dinner tonight in the UC dining hall!

You Can’t Lead, You’re Too Young

4:00pm-5:00pm, UC Capital Room

Speaker: Janel Donohue, President of Rappahannock United Way

Horizons Level: Discovery

Description: So you’re active in everything in college and excited to get out into the real world and make a difference.  But how do you get people to take you seriously when you’re the youngest one in the room?  With all those people in line in front of you, shouldn’t you just be quiet and wait your turn?  Is this really how it has to work?  NO!  Learn how to make a difference from the day you step into that first job.  You won’t be the CEO right away but you will make a difference.

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

YL Campaigners

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lee 412

This is a general weekly meeting for Young Life members.

SGA Weekly Meeting

8:00pm-9:30pm, UC Capital Room

The weekly meeting for the Student Government Association to provide updates on organizational work. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone to come and have their voices heard.

Tuesday April 4th

3v3vCancer

3:00pm-5:00pm, Goolrick (Main Gym)

Annual 3v3 basketball tournament hosted by Relay for Life. Teams of 3 (and up to 1 alternate) compete for prizes and support our Relay for Life. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Heritage Park Tutoring

3:45pm-5:00pm, 1003 Heritage Park Place Fredericksburg

Once a week we drive to Heritage Park community center/apartments and tutor local kids (ranging from elementary to middle school) in any subject they need. Pick up at the Bell Tower is 3:50, and drop off at the Bell Tower is 5:05. Limit for the space at the tutoring site is 5 people (including myself), so please be sure to RSVP ASAP.

Any questions email vpower@mail.umw.edu.

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Adult Refugee Tutoring/Help

4:00pm-5:00pm, COAR

Join Catholic Charities and help refugee adults resume build, converse, and apply for jobs.

Tough Questions About God

5:00pm-6:00pm, UC Magnolia Room 

Have you ever had a question about the basic foundations of the Christian faith such as how God is the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit? Can a Christian believe in science and the Bible? How can Jesus be God and human? Despite the difficulty of these questions, there are some satisfying intellectually based answers. If you’ve ever been baffled by these Christian claims or are looking to delve deeper into the Christian faith, come explore these deep hard questions every Tuesday at 5pm in the Magnolia Room on the 4th Floor of the University Center (the room on the left when facing the balcony). With deep thought comes great appetites, and so pizza is always provided at each session. This week’s session will be focusing on “The Mystical Body of Christ.”

Therapeutic Riding

5:00pm-8:00pm, Hazelwild Farm

Come join us and volunteer at Hazelwild Farm to help disabled children and adults ride horses! No horse experience is required. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind running in! Transportation is provided, meet at the Bell Tower 10mins prior to the lesson!

Lenten Bible Study

5:00pm-6:00pm, Catholic Student Center

Enter into Christ’s Passion using the gospel of Luke on a journey through Holy Week. This is a great bible study for Lent!

Bingo

8:00pm-9:00pm, the Underground

Come out and play bingo for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Lenten Bible Study

9:00pm-10:00pm, Catholic Student Center

Enter into Christ’s Passion using the gospel of Luke on a journey through Holy Week. This is a great bible study for Lent!

Wednesday April 5th

Human Enough Campaign

11:00pm-2:00pm, Campus Walk (in front of Lee)

The Human Enough Campaign will be an opportunity to talk about being an active bystander.  Partnering with the UMW police department, SAVE will hand out t-shirts to students who sign a pledge stating that they are “human enough” to stop sexual assault. Students will also get to put their handprint alongside their signature.

Food Bank

3:00pm-5:00pm, 3631 Lee Hill Drive Fredericksburg

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 15 min before 3pm.

Dress policy: (this is the food bank’s policy, not UMW’s): closed toe shoes only – no sandals or flip flops, no tank tops or sleeveless shirts, no midriffs or low cut shirts, and shorts must meet at the knees.

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

LulaRoe Bingo

6:00pm-9:00pm, UC Ballroom

A bingo night that allows players to win LuLaRoe items. All proceeds will be going towards completing Centro Basico Patria middle school in Honduras through Students Helping Honduras.

Relay for Life Family Feud Tournament

6:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 116

Relay for Life is hosting a family feud tournament to get you excited for our game show-themed main event in April. Make teams of 5 people and join us for a family feud tournament.

What is Habitat? Jeopardy Night with Prizes

6:00pm-7:00pm, Monroe 233

The Habitat for Humanity Club presents Jeopardy game night with prizes for the winners! Bring some friends or make a team there!

Bible Study

6:30pm-8:30pm, UC Column Room

Bible study of the Book of Romans.

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

American Beauty Presented by the UMW Film Club

9:00pm-10:45pm, Monroe 116

We will be screening American Beauty free for all.

JADE Meeting

9:00pm-11:45pm, Trinkle 204

Members of JADE meet for a screening of our decided lineup of shows for the semester.

Thursday April 6th

Jail ‘n Bail

11:00pm-3:00pm, Campus Walk (in front of Ball Circle)

Relay for Life fundraiser where university icons are “jailed” and can be bailed out via donations to the American Cancer Society.

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Supper Social

5:00pm-6:30pm, Catholic Student Center

Do you need a break from studying and writing all of those papers? How about the chance to have a home-cooked meal? Are you interested in broadening your horizons and meeting new people? If your answer to any of these questions was “yes,” then you should come by the Catholic Student Center for our weekly Supper Social! Each week students gather together for a dinner that is prepared in-house by some of our students and, depending on the week, a Q&A or a speaker! This week we will be having Q & A on Lent and General Faith Topics hosted by our own Father Vaccaro, so if you have ever had a question about the Catholic faith or about Lent then this is the event for you!

Building Lives Documentary Night

5:30pm-6:30pm, Monroe 116

Join the Habitat for Humanity Club as they show two 20-30 minute documentaries about homelessness. Let Exposing Homelessness and One Bridge to the Next change your perspective on the nationwide crisis.

Guest Speaker: Allyson Moerman (UMW Controller)

6:00pm-7:00pm, Woodard 202

Allyson Moerman is UMW’s Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller. She will talk about what the role of a Controller entails, and she will discuss her career leading up to her current position.

Islamic Cultural Celebration Banquet Keynote Speaker: Safiya Samman

6:00pm-7:30pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

As director of the conservation education program for the U.S. Forest Service until her recent retirement, Safiya Samman led an active and wide-ranging program that reaches more than 4 million children and their educators each year. Samman, who holds a doctorate in genetics, focused much of her 30-year career on improving forest health through genetic principles, helping to develop disease resistance and gene conservation strategies for various conifers. She is an active member of the Muslim communities wherever she resides. She established an Islamic weekend school in the Sacramento area and since 1998 has fostered lessons in Quran recitation, pronunciation, and meaning for women and girls.

Trivia Night

6:00pm-7:00pm, the Underground

Test your knowledge of various subjects at Trivia Night!

Lenten Bible Study

7:00pm-8:00pm, Catholic Student Center

Enter into Christ’s Passion using the gospel of Luke on a journey through Holy Week. This is a great bible study for Lent!

Thurman Brisben Center

7:00pm-8:30pm, 471 Central Road Fredericksburg

***Please only RSVP if you are absolutely sure that you will be coming to TBC this week. The RSVP helps us know who will be riding with us, and RSVP’ing but not showing up takes away the spot from another volunteer!***

Meet at the Bell Tower at 6:45 if you RSVP’d for a ride!

The Thurman Brisben Center provides critical services to homeless individuals and families in the Fredericksburg area. Volunteers will assist with various activities for children while their parents complete chores and build life skills that are necessary for them in order to live at the center.

Friday April 7th

Lenten Bible Study

2:30pm-3:30pm, Catholic Student Center

Enter into Christ’s Passion using the gospel of Luke on a journey through Holy Week. This is a great bible study for Lent!

Purple Out Concert

4:00pm-6:00pm, Ball Circle

Come out to hear the best local and on campus music groups and performers, as well as to support teams who are fundraising. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Spring Formal

4:00pm-11:45pm, Dodd Auditorium/Off Campus

Spring Formal is a formal dance that occurs off campus at a location that is undisclosed until the time of the event, to those who have purchased tickets.

Citizen Kane

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Spring Swing Social

8:00pm-10:00pm, the Center for Faith and Leadership

A swing dance social event and dance open to all UMW students.

All-Night Adoration

9:00pm-9:00am, Catholic Student Center

The Catholic Campus Ministry will be hosting our annual All-Night Adoration on Friday, April 7th from 10pm to 10am the next morning. We will have praise and worship starting around 10:15am, followed by silent adoration until the next morning. This is a wonderful way to be with our Lord as we continue towards the end of the Spring semester. You can stop by whenever you like or sign up for a slot at the Catholic Student Center.

A Dog’s Purpose

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

Saturday April 8th

Downtown Greens

10:00am-12:00pm, 206 Charles Street Fredericksburg

Every Saturday we head to Downtown Greens, a local community garden, (it’s about 5 minutes from here) and help with any projects that they need us to do. That might be turning compost piles, weeding, raking, painting or planting. We do more than just gardening. Downtown Greens does a lot of activities for the community. For Halloween, we made a Downtown Greens’ paper mache sculpture that they presented to the community. Downtown Greens also has a hula hooping class for kids so we decorated homemade hula hoops! For Downtown Greens’ annual Down Home Ball, we baked desserts for the events! Last semester, Downtown Greens and UMW worked together to create the Pumpkin Retirement Program. Students donated their old and moldy pumpkins to be used in Downtown Greens’ compost pile to create rich, organic soil. We hope you join us!!

Destination Day UMW

All Day, Top of the UC

Over 1,000 admitted students and their families will be visiting our campus on March 18th and most of them will come to the Top of the UC for brunch. To avoid lines and a possible shortage of seating, we suggest that students come early (11a.m.), late (1:30p.m.) or perhaps dine at Qdoba, Lil Joe’s, Jamba Juice, Vocelli or Blackstone).

Carnival Dinner

5:00pm-7:00pm, Top of the UC

Join campus dining for a carnival-themed dinner tonight in the UC dining hall!

A Dog’s Purpose

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

Citizen Kane

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Sunday April 9th

Palm Sunday Service

5:30pm-6:30pm, Catholic Student Center

Holy Week is almost here! Come celebrate the coming of Jesus to Jerusalem and the beginning of his Passion with the UMW CCM. Mass will begin at 5:30pm and all peoples of all faiths and denominations are invited to attend.

How to Be Great

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Colonnade Room

This mini-series hosted the Catholic Campus Ministry will examine the small parts of life that are often overlooked that separate truly great people from those just going through life. Anyone seeking to become a better person should live to each of these. So come and learn the small parts of life that will help you to become great! Each session will be followed by a trip to McDonald’s for a late-night dinner. This week’s session will be focusing on “Be a Person of Laughter: There is Laughter in Holy Places,” and will  be our last Sunday Talk of the semester!

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