Week of March 20th Events

Monday March 20th

Junior Week Kickoff

3:00pm-5:00pm, Ball Circle

The Class of 2018 is kicking off Junior Week with t-shirts and snacks!

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 Decision-Making Process

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

Horizons Level: Discovery, Exploration

Description: What do you base your decisions on: emotion, reason, instinct? Do you even know? Decision making is one of the most important aspects of leadership but most of us don’t use any rational process for most of the decisions we make. This workshop will discuss decision making from all perspectives (personal, professional, group) and provide guidance on how to consistently make better decisions.

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

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 March 21st

Junior Week Resource Fair

2:00pm-4:00pm, the Underground and Campus Walk

Junior Week Resource Fair and give-aways!

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.

For 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.

Bingo

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

Play bingo for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Wednesday March 22nd

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.

Weekly ReStore

3:00pm-5:00pm, FredHab Store

Each Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity will go to the local FredHab ReStore from 3-5pm to assist with whatever they have for us that week. Students should be at the Bell Tower no later than 2:55 so that the UMW van can leave on time. Students who want to drive on their own can.

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.

Education Fair

5:00pm-7:00pm, UMW Stafford Campus

The Center for Career and Professional Development will be holding an Education Fair for UMW students and the surrounding community at the Stafford Campus on March 22, 2017 from 5-7 p.m.

Students will have an opportunity to learn about a variety of school systems and speak to representatives about their application process.

There is no cost or registration for students/alumni/community members to attend.

Bible Study

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

Bible study of the Book of Romans.

Junior Week Scavenger Hunt

7:00pm-9:00pm, UC SAE Suite

Item based scavenger hunt for the Class of 2018!

Two Dollar Challenge Interest Meeting #1

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 116

The first interest meeting for the Two Dollar Challenge (April 3rd-7th).

More information about the event will be shared at this meeting.

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.

JADE Meeting

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

Members of JADE (Japanese Animation and Dramatic Entertainment) meet for a screening of our decided lineup of shows for the semester.

Thursday March 23rd

Hot Cocoa Thursdays

3:00pm-5:00pm, UC 2nd Floor Living Room

Do you need a pick-me-up towards the end of the week?

Do you need a warm and inviting place to study?

Do you just want free hot cocoa?!

Then check out the UC living room on the 2nd floor every Thursday between 3-5pm and cozy up with a free cup of hot cocoa! – Presented by SAE

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.

Arab Culture Night 2017

6:00pm-9:30pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

This event is the seventh annual Arab Culture Night. It will be a fun night with performers, a fashion show, and catered food. Everyone from the UMW or Fredericksburg communities are welcome!

Trivia Night

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

Come out and test your knowledge of a variety of topics at Trivia Night!

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.

WOC General Body Meeting

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 112

Our bi-weekly meetings where we discuss a multitude of issues that effect women of color.

HUSH Documentary

8:15pm-10:00pm, Lee 411

A documentary creating a healthy dialogue between the varying views that people have on abortion.

Friday March 24th

Junior Week Sand Art and Sundaes

2:00pm-4:00pm, Ball Circle

Class of 2018 will be rounding off the week with sundaes and sand art!

Mr. UMW

6:00pm-10:00pm, Dodd Auditorium

It’s time for everyone’s favorite male beauty pageant! Get ready and get excited, because we are taking you back in time with 90’s Entertainment! Watch as your favorite misters represent their halls and show us what only 90’s kids remember.

John Wick

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

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Saturday March 25th

Mt. Vernon Leadership Summit

8:00am-5:00pm, Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service

Join us for this free, off-campus trip to George Washington’s childhood home!

The Center for Honor, Leadership, & Service has planned a special day trip to Mt. Vernon which will be held on Saturday, March 25. During our visit we will have a private tour of the grounds and mansion, get an inside look of the inner workings of the plantation, learn about George & Mary Washington’s daily lives, and discuss what it means to exemplify leadership, service, and integrity.

Transportation, admission, and lunch are included! We will leave campus at 8am and return no later than 5pm. RSVP today – spots are limited!

CPB Hiking Trip

9:30pm-6:45pm, Spy Rock Trail (Montebello, VA)

Pay $5 for transportation to hike Spy Rock Trail in Montebello, VA!

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!!

Object Manipulation Group

10:00am-12:30pm, Ball Circle (or the Racketball room in Goolrick)

Juggling, hooping, staff twirling, and other manipulation.

Service Saturday

10:00am-1:00pm, Catholic Student Center

Join us for our Service Saturday on March 25th. We will be having mass at 10 am at the Catholic Student Center. We have three options for this Saturday. 1) We are going to Greenfield Nursing Home to play bingo with the residents. 2) Hope House to do some maintenance on the outside property. 3) St. Vincent de Paul to help the organize the store and finish projects. We will be at the locations from 11 am to 1 pm. Lunch and transportation will be provided! Look forward to seeing you there!

Junior Ring Ceremony

2:00pm-4:00pm, Jepson Alumni Center

The Ceremony for Juniors to receive their rings.

Drag Show 2017: The 80s, 90s, and Today

7:00pm-10:00pm, HCC Digital Auditorium

UMW PRISM will be hosting our annual drag show! Students compete in a lip sync competition which is emceed by a professional drag performer and judged by members of our UMW faculty. This year’s theme may sound familiar: we’re channeling your favorite radio hosts by incorporating music from the 80’s, 90’s and today.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

John Wick

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

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Junior Formal

8:00pm-11:00pm, Chandler Ballroom

This is the capstone celebration of Junior Week. We will be inviting parents as well as students to join us for desserts, fun, and dancing!

Sunday March 26th

CPB Hiking Trip (rain date)

9:30am-6:45pm, Spy Rock Trail (Montebello, VA)

Pay $5 for transportation to hike Spy Rock Trail in Montebello, VA!

WAC Meeting

8:00pm-11:00pm, Trinkle 204

We watch cartoons from a wide variety of time as long as it was created in the western world.

 

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