Campus Activities Board plans Halloweek events
By Tara Stanzione ’16
Beginning Friday, Oct. 23, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) will present its inaugural “Halloweek” – nine days full of fun events for students to celebrate Halloween.
Student Government Association bonfire
8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, Wakehurst lawn
Students are invited to paint pumpkins, decorate cookies and make s’mores.
Concert: Dave Days and Future Sunsets
8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, Bazarsky Lecture Hall
CAB will gift a selfie stick to the first 50 people who arrive to this free concert.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, campus-wide
CAB will sponsor tables across campus featuring Halloween safety tips, Day of the Dead facts, fall games and more. Students can pick up free bags at Wakehurst (while supplies last). The last bag will be distributed at 8:45 p.m.
Dance Marathon kickoff
Tuesday, Oct. 27, campus-wide
Organizers of the Salve Dance Marathon look to raise awareness for their event where students stand for 18 hours to raise money for patients at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
Mad Batter: Tasty Tuesday
Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, Wakehurst
Students can learn more about Dance Marathon and enjoy a cake pop with CAB, Dance Marathon organizers and the Baking Club.
GIFT: Midnight Meditation
11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, McAuley Hall lawn
Dr. Paula Martasian, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, will lead the Group Inspired For Today (GIFT) club and students in a meditation under the moon.
Ghost Tours of Newport
8 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, Wakehurst
CAB presents ghost tours through campus buildings with the help of professionals from the Newport area. Signups will be held in the Miley Hall lobby from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 through Wednesday, Oct. 28. Students who register will receive a free Halloweek T-shirt.
Mercy in Motion: Waffleween
6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, Mercy Center for Spiritual Life
Students are invited to join Mercy in Motion in playing games, making crafts and, of course, eating freshly made waffles with tons of topping options.
Laser tag tickets on sale
12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, Wakehurst, Room 012
This event costs $10 and will take place Saturday, Nov. 7.
9-11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, William Watts Sherman House basement
Sponsored by Residence Life, this free haunted house will attempt to scare those who enter. A maximum of five people can enter at a time, and it will take 10-15 minutes to complete.
Day of the Dead dance
9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, Ochre Court
CAB and WSRU present this annual dance with music, food, dancing, decorations and contests for best group costume, most creative costume and best Day of the Dead-themed costume. The cost is $5.
Six Flags Fright Fest
10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, Six Flags New England
Students who obtained tickets will be taken by bus to Six Flags New England, where the park has transformed to include Halloween themed shows, rides and attractions.
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