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Thursday, Dec 2, 2010

My UNI Weekend is a digest of weekend (Thursday - Sunday) entertainment and recreation opportunities at UNI, mailed on Thursday mornings during fall and spring semesters. Submission deadline is noon, Wednesday. Submissions will be rejected if sponsorship by a university department, program or organization is not clear.

THURSDAY EVENTS

T-SHIRT SALE

T-shirts and other gifts will be available for sale at the Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society sale in the SEC lobby.

FUNDRAISER FOR SALVATION ARMY

Want a simple way to give back this holiday season? Decorate cookies for yourself or a friend, and help those experiencing poverty and homelessness in our community. Stop by Maucker Union between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., to pick up some sugar cookies, only $1 for two cookies. Other treats and crafts will be available too.

UNI ENTREPRENEURS MEETING

The UNI Entrepreneurs (UNI-E) group will meet at 4:45 p.m., in BCS 33. Pizza and pop will be provided. The meeting is open to all CEO and SIFE members and students interested in entrepreneurship. For more information, call 273-JPEC or e-mail laurie.watje@uni.edu.

DINING FOR DOLLARS, A BENEFIT FOR THE NORTHEAST IOWA FOOD BANK

Dining for Dollars, a fundraiser for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, will be held at 7 p.m., at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo. The event will consist of a meal, live music, prizes and various speakers from the Cedar Valley community. More information and tickets are available at http://diningfordollarsneifb.eventbrite.com/.

'MOTHER HICKS'

"Mother Hicks" will be performed at 7:30 p.m., in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Set in southern Illinois during the Great Depression, "Mother Hicks" tells the story of three outsiders and their journey to find themselves, and each other, in a troubled time. This tale is told with poetry and sign language. Call the Box Office at 273-6381 to buy tickets.

FACULTY ARTIST RECITAL: DMITRI VOROBIEV, PAINO - BEETHOVEN #2

Dmitri Vorobiev will present a piano recital featuring the work of Ludwig van Beethoven at 8 p.m., in Davis Hall, GBPAC. Free and open to the public.

BASKETBALL

Women's basketball hosts Northern Illinois at 7 p.m., in the West Gym.

CELEBRATE THE SEASONS DEC. 2

The annual Celebrate the Seasons event will take place from 8 to 10 p.m., MAU. This is a free, interactive and fun-filled event for all. Enjoy craft activities, free snacks, hot chocolate and music. First-come, first-served. For more information, e-mail Kim Kluesner at kluesnek@uni.edu.

FRIDAY EVENTS

FUNDRAISER FOR SALVATION ARMY

Want a simple way to give back this holiday season? Decorate cookies for yourself or a friend, and help those experiencing poverty and homelessness in our community. Stop by Maucker Union between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., to pick up some sugar cookies, only $1 for two cookies. Other treats and crafts will be available too.

NEW CAPSTONE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND

Information sessions for a Capstone course in England and Scotland will be offered at 2 p.m. in GIL 9. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad/capstone-england-and-scotland.

UNI HOLIDAY POTTERY SALE

Buy unique holiday gifts at the UNI student pottery sale from 3 to 7 p.m., in KAB North 126.

VOLLEYBALL

UNI Volleyball is hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament at 3 and 6 p.m., in the McLeod Center. The Panthers earned the No. 5 overall seed and will face Missouri at 8 p.m. All-session reserved tickets are available for $15, and general admission tickets are $14. Youth and student tickets are $8.

'MOTHER HICKS'

"Mother Hicks" will be performed at 7:30 p.m., in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Set in southern Illinois during the Great Depression, "Mother Hicks" tells the story of three outsiders and their journey to find themselves, and each other, in a troubled time. This tale is told with poetry and sign language. Call the Box Office at 273-6381 to buy tickets. 

MEN'S GLEE CLUB CHRISTMAS VARIETY SHOWS

The UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club Christmas Variety Show will be held at 7:30 p.m., in the Great Hall, GBPAC. The Glee Club men will perform holiday favorites and winter songs. For tickets, call 273-4TIX.

SATURDAY EVENTS

WRESTLING

Wrestling hosts the UNI Open in the UNI-Dome.

UNI COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL RECITAL WEEKEND

The UNI Community Music School will present its fall recitals beginning at 8 a.m., in RSL. For more information, visit
www.uni.edu/music/communitymusicschool.

UNI CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER AUCTION AND COOKIE WALK

The UNI Child Development Center will host its third annual silent auction and cookie-walk fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon, in the Malcolm Price Lab School lobby at the east main entrance. Buy a container for $8 and fill it with cookies of your choice. Items to be auctioned include: a basketball autographed by the UNI men's basketball team, Waterloo Black Hawks Hockey tickets and an autographed hockey stick, various gift certificates from Cedar Valley businesses and more. Silent auction will end at 11:30 a.m.

MEN'S GLEE CLUB CHRISTMAS VARIETY SHOWS

The UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club Christmas Variety Shows will be held at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., in the Great Hall, GBPAC. The Glee Club men will perform holiday favorites and winter songs. For tickets, call 273-4TIX.

ELECTION 2010: WHAT DID IT MEAN?

Donna Hoffman, political science, and Al Hays, public policy, will present their analyses of the 2010 elections and then lead a discussion on what the results mean for the future from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at University Book & Supply. For more information, contact ADP at 273-6898 or ADP-UNI@uni.edu.

UNI HOLIDAY POTTERY SALE

Buy unique holiday gifts at the UNI student pottery sale from noon until 3 p.m., in KAB North 126.

WINTER PRAYER RETREAT

Explore different forms of prayer from 3 to 7 p.m. at Hartman Reserve Nature Center. Activities will include a full-sized indoor labyrinth, yoga, soul collage and meditation. A soup supper will be provided. More information can be found at the Wesley Foundation, across from the president's house, or contact allyngb@uni.edu.

VOLLEYBALL

UNI Volleyball is hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament. Friday's winners advance to play at 4 p.m., in the McLeod Center. All-session reserved tickets are available for $15, and general admission tickets are $14. Youth and student tickets are available $8.

COLLEGE HILL PARTNERSHIP TREE LIGHTING

Join the College Hill Partnership at the annual Holiday Social and Tree Lighting Celebration. Several Hill businesses will host open houses all day offering entertainment, treats and special sale items. From 5:30 to 7 p.m., free horse-drawn trolley rides will be available outside the Honors Cottage (Seerley and College). Inside the Honors Cottage will be crafts, activities and treats beginning at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m., caroling groups will depart for Seerley Park for the official tree lighting. Santa will be there for the young and young at heart.

'MOTHER HICKS'

"Mother Hicks" will be performed at 2 and 7:30 p.m., in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Set in southern Illinois during the Great Depression, "Mother Hicks" tells the story of three outsiders and their journey to find themselves, and each other, in a troubled time. This tale is told with poetry and sign language. Call the Box Office at 273-6381 to buy tickets.

SUNDAY EVENTS

UNI COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL RECITAL WEEKEND

The UNI Community Music School will present its fall recitals beginning at 8 a.m., in RSL. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/communitymusicschool.

'MOTHER HICKS'

"Mother Hicks" will be performed at 2 p.m., in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Set in southern Illinois during the Great Depression, "Mother Hicks" tells the story of three outsiders and their journey to find themselves, and each other, in a troubled time. This tale is told with poetry and sign language. Call the Box Office at 273-6381 to buy tickets.

BIDS FOR THE KIDS HOLIDAY AUCTION

The Pi Sigma Epsilon project, Bids for Kids Holiday Auction, will be held at 2 p.m., in Lang Hall. The auction will consist of both a silent and live auction. Proceeds will help support the growth of Pi Sigma Epsilon, its members and their efforts. This year a portion of all proceeds will go to Toys for Tots and the Family & Children's Council of Black Hawk County.

'TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARMS'

TWLOHA UNI will host the movie "To Save A Life" at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Towers Center Lounge. To learn more about the movie, visit www.tosavealifemovie.com. Questions? Contact twloha.uni@gmail.com.

UNDERSTANDING YOUR SOURCES IN THE LIBRARY

Working on an annotated bibliography or a critical review paper? Wish you had someone in the library who could help you understand your sources after you find them? Find an A-Team reading tutor in the library from 7 to 10 p.m. to help you read the research you gather.

HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS

http://www.library.uni.edu/about-us/hours-maps/building-hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus,  there will be a prompt to enter your CatID.

PANTHER SHUTTLE/SAFE RIDE HOURS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

CEDAR FALLS TOURISM

To view the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau's calendar of events, visit http://www.cedarfallstourism.org/calendar.asp