Events on Campus and Around the Apartments: September

Welcome back! I, along with apartment staff, have been anxiously awaiting your arrivals and look forward to seeing you around the community and on campus this year. This month there are plenty of introductory activities being hosted around campus and by our apartment staff.

At the apartments:

This month reoccurring programs begin at the UW Community Center. Stop by and get to know apartment staff and fellow residents of the apartment’s community.

* Study Night- Study night will begin after syllabus week on Monday, September 8th from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm at the Community Center. For every hour spent studying you will receive a raffle ticket for a tablet that will be raffled off at the end of the semester. Study night will be hosted by ALA’s Nicki Nguyen and Jessica Johnson

* Community Potluck- The Community Potluck will be hosted by myself and ALA’s Patrick Whited and Tyler Johnson. The event will begin September 9th and will be hosted the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Stop by and share your favorite dish while enjoying food from other cultures. Please bring an ingredient list and apartment staff will provide drinks.

* Game Night-Game night will be hosted every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month starting September 5th from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Snacks and soft drinks will be provided along with a variety of board games and card games to choose from.

* Kid’s Craft Days- Kid’s Craft Days will be hosted every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Supplies for crafts and activities will be provided and each Saturday will be a new activity. Stop by the Community Center to stay updated on the new activities for each week. On Campus:

* President’s Barbeque- Will be hosted at Prexy’s Pasture on Wednesday, September 3rd at 5:00 pm. Stop by and enjoy free food, live music, and outdoor games!

* SAC Presents: Matt Mahern and Constitution: The concert will take place at Tailgate Park on Saturday, September 6th. Time is yet to be announced, so keep an eye out for details.

* SAC Presents: Drive In Movie Double Feature: The movies playing will be The Goonies and Neighbors. The movies will be shown Wednesday, September 10th at dusk in the Summit View Parking Lot.

Friday Night Fever:

* Friday, September 5th – Captain America: The Winter Soldier will be showing in the Union Family Room at 6:30, 9:00, and 11:30 pm. Casino night will be held in the Union Lower Level at 9:00 pm.

* Friday, September 12th- 22 Jump Street will be shown in the Union Family Room at 6:30, 9:00, and 11:30 pm. Archery Battle and Laser Tag will be held in West Frat Mall at 9:00 pm.

* Friday, September 19th – Comedian Nick Offerman will be held Friday, September 19th at 8:00 pm in the A & S Auditorium. Tickets went on sale Monday, August 25th and public tickets will go on sale Monday, September 8th. Student tickets are $15 for regular seating and $20 for premium seats. Non student tickets are $25 for regular seating and $30 for premium seating. See the front information desk in the Union for more details and tickets!

-Channing Faith Wills, Bison Run ALA