Week of November 13th Events

Monday, November 13th

Guess That Jar!

4:00PM, Trinkle Hall Rm. 242

From now until November 17th, stop by and guess the number of M&Ms in correct Roman Numbers to win the jar! Don’t know roman numbers? Check out THIS website.

Tuesday, November 14th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

9:30AM Tuesdays, 3:00PM Wednesdays

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 time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Native American heritage Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, University Center)

Join the Native American Student Association and Campus Dining for a dinner celebrating Native American heritage!

Wednesday, November 15th

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

6:00PM, Chandler Ballroom A & B (1st Floor, University Center)

Join the Brothers of a New Direction (B.O.N.D.), Diversity and Unity Coordinating Committee (DUCC), and the James Farmer Multicultural Center for a social justice program. This round-table discussion will be about white supremacy, nationalism, patriotism, and social justice.

Dinner will be provided for attendees!

Bending the Arc Screening

7:00PM, Dodd Auditorium (GW Hall)

This is a new film about Partners in health (PIH), an organization created thirty years ago Paul Farmer and several others during a visit to Haiti. Its mission is to provide health care to people in the developing world. PIH partners with health ministries in nine countries around the world. This documentary follows PIH leaders as they create a movement for global change.

Admission is free!

Thursday, November 16th

Native American Cultural Performance- Round Dance

5:00PM, Ball Circle

Round Dance gatherings are usually one night in duration, although occasionally, they may last for two nights in a row. Originally a healing dance, it became a social dance, and in its current form serves both social and ceremonial functions. Round Dance celebrations vary from community to community. Join the Native American Student Association in a social Round Dance to celebrate the coming of the keynote speaker, Rose Powhatan.

Thanksgiving Dinner

5:00PM-9:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, University Center)

Join Campus Dining for their annual holiday dinner! The cost of dinner is one meal swipe, $12 flex, or $12.70 for cash, credit, or EagleOne.

*The dining hall will be closed from 2-5 for preparation.

Meet-the-Dean Event

5:15PM-6:00PM, Trinkle Hall Lobby

The Student Education Association will be hosting this event to introduce the new Dean of the College of Education, Pete Kelly, to the students. This will be a come and go event with snacks and drinks provided by SEA!

Friday, November 17th

Friday Fun Night: Clue Night

9:00PM-12:00AM, Colonnade Room (University Center)

There’s been a murder, and it’s up to you to solve it. Join us for a live rendition of the classic board game where you’ll get a chance to test your detective skills in solving who solved the murder!

Saturday, November 18th

Hack-A-Thon

12:00PM-2:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

UMW’s Association of Computing Machinery will be hosting this event for all levels of coders! Computer Science Eagles face off against each other to create intriguing projects to compete for gloating rights and prizes. There will be a basic Python workshop-reinforcing core programming concepts and structures by building a GPA calculator. There will be GitHub stickers and rubber ducks that will be given away! There will also be a variety of student-safe beverages and food catered by restaurants in the area.

*Already existing projects will not be eligible for the competition.

Bhangra Beat

6:00PM, Dodd Auditorium (GW Hall)

Come experience the sights and sounds of Bhangra as teams from across the state compete to win prizes!

Fall Semester Swing Dance Social

7:00PM, The Underground (Lee Hall)

Come one, come all to the Swing Dance Social! This event is open to everyone, just *swing* by the Underground for an evening of dancing and socializing as a live band plays.

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