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Thursday, Sep 30, 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

UNI GALLERY OF ART

See "The Untraceable Present: Paintings by Duane Slick," an alumnus of the UNI Department of Art. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.

GRE COFFEE CHATS

Find support and strategies for preparing for the verbal section of the GRE at the Reading & Learning Center (ITTC 008) during the GRE Coffee Chats at 1 p.m. Bring you own mug and 50 cents for coffee, hot chocolate or tea while you discuss the GRE.

DEAF COFFEE CHAT

Join in the Deaf Coffee Chat from 2 to 4 p.m., at Village Inn, 6301 University Avenue, Cedar Falls.  Open to all deaf, hard of hearing, hearing, and American Sign Language students. Chat with old friends, meet new ones and sharpen your ASL skills.

'WHO WILL YOU CHOOSE? QUESTION YOUR CANDIDATE!'

Question candidates at 6 p.m., in CBB 109. Roxanne Conlin, Ben Lange, Bob Kressig, Darin Beck, Doris Kelley and Walt Rogers will attend. Representatives for the Culver, Branstad, Grassley and Braley campaigns also will attend.

IDENTIFYING YOUR STRENGTHS

A workshop will be held from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., in SEC 323, led by Vickie Robinson, educational leadership. Complete StrengthsFinder Inventory (online or in book by that name) and bring results to workshop. For more information, contact Gerri Perreault at 3-6898 or YLA@UNI.edu.

UNI ENTREPRENEURS MEETING

UNI Entrepreneurs (UNI-E) group will meet at 5:15 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. Call 273-JPEC or e-mail laurie.watje@uni.edu.

FRIDAY EVENTS

FAMILY WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
DANCE COMPANIES TO PERFORM FOR FAMILY WEEKEND

UNI's dance companies, Orchesis and International Dance Theatre, will perform at 7:30 p.m., in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. Admission is free. Featured will be a work by Orchesis' new director Jason Schadt as well as "Thriller," choreographed by current U.S. Ballroom Dance Champions.

UNI GALLERY OF ART

See "The Untraceable Present: Paintings by Duane Slick," an alumnus of the UNI Department of Art. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.

OCTOBERFEST

Join College Hill Partnership in Family Weekend activities that include Octoberfest from 3 to 7 p.m.,  at Dry Run Creek Plaza (corner of 20th and College St.)  Traditional Octoberfest music will be provided and food and beverages available for purchase.

VOLLEYBALL

The Panthers host Evansville 7 p.m., in the McLeod Center.

SATURDAY EVENTS

FAMILY WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
ALL-STATE STRINGS WORKSHOP

Annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for all-state competition, at 8 a.m.,in Davis and Great Hall, GBPAC. Free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information, contact Susan.Grover@uni.edu.

THE N.Y.C. MOSQUE PLAN: FACTS AND FICTION

Mohammed Fahmy, industrial technology, will present and lead a discussion from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at University Book and Supply as part of the News Talk series organized by UNI American Democracy Project/Provost's Office and UBS.

UNI GALLERY OF ART

See "The Untraceable Present: Paintings by Duane Slick," an alumnus of the UNI Department of Art. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Free.

SOCCER

The Panthers host Creighton at 2 p.m., at the CVYSA Complex.

FOOTBALL

UNI hosts South Dakota State, at 4 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Fans are encouraged to wear gold.

VOLLEYBALL

The Panthers host Southern Illinois 7:30 p.m., in the McLeod Center.

SUNDAY EVENTS

FAMILY WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC VOCAL ARTS FESTIVAL

Vocal Arts Festival for high school student vocalists preparing for all-state competition and interested in vocal music at UNI in the GBPAC. Registration required. For more information, contact Dyan.Meyer@uni.edu.

SOCCER

UNI hosts South Dakota at 1 p.m., at the CVYSA Complex.

SOLAR & ENERGY EFFICIENCY TOUR

A Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour will be from 1 to 3 p.m., in Cedar Falls. The UNI Transportation Center's solar photovoltaic array will be on the tour along with sites featuring solar thermal (hot water), solar PV, energy efficiency, and one green building. The tour is sponsored by the UNI Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE) and the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). Tour locations can be found at www.ceee.uni.edu/solartour.aspx.

DANCE COMPANIES TO PERFORM FOR FAMILY WEEKEND

UNI's dance companies, Orchesis and International Dance Theatre, will perform a fall concert at 2 p.m., in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. Free. Featured will be a work by Orchesis' new director Jason Schadt as well as "Thriller," choreographed by current U.S. Ballroom Dance Champions.

A DAY IN THE PARK WITH ALPHA XI DELTA

Alpha Xi Delta is hosting a Day in the Park from noon to 3 p.m.,at Seerley Park in Cedar Falls. There will be a Puzzlepalooza, which is a puzzle building tournament for teams of one to four people. The cost for a team is $20. There will be food, games, music, a pony from Aspire and fun for all ages to enjoy. This event is open to the public. Help support Autism Speaks.

UNI GALLERY OF ART 'NEVER CHASTE'

This is the first in a yearlong series of events featuring UNI Department of Art alumni. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Free.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

CEDAR FALLS TOURISM

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

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