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Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011

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

AMA/FMA BACK-TO-SCHOOL COOKOUT

UNI's American Marketing Association and Financial Management Association will sell hotdogs, chips and soda to students, faculty and staff north of the Curris Business Building. The cookout will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday. All proceeds will support these organizations throughout the 2011-2012 academic year.

UNI: I AM STAYING HEALTHY

Stop by between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., outside the Student Health Center main entrance, to learn about the Counseling Center, Student Health Clinic and Wellness & Recreation Services. Free fruit, free give-a-ways and other wellness resources.

PROGRESSIVE PICNIC

Join UNI Proud, One Iowa at UNI, NI Democrats, the Philosophy Club and UNIFI for a Progressive Picnic from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, on Lawther Field. There will be free food, drinks, snow cones, lawn games, live music and a performance by UNI's improv troupe, Half-Masted. 

SORORITY FORMAL RECRUITMENT

Register for formal sorority recruitment and meet women from the four NPC Sororities at 5:30 p.m., in the CME, MAU. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/greeklife/.

INTERPRETERS THEATRE AUDITIONS

Auditions for "Carnve Viva: Performing Postville" will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Thursday, in the Intepreters Theatre, 40 LNG. No preparation is needed. Performance dates will be Oct. 13 through 15 and 20 through 22. For more information, contact Karen Mitchell at karen.mitchell@uni.edu.

'PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN ON STRANGER TIDES'

Enjoy a night under the stars with Campus Activities Board at dusk, Thursday, Aug. 25, on Lawther Field. See the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: on Stranger Tides" on the big screen. Bring your own blankets/chairs. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. CAB events are always free.

COME SEE THE UNIVERSE

Come to UNI's Observatory to view the night sky with the computer controlled telescopes at 9 p.m., in 137 MSH. Learn about the stars, planets and constellations visible that evening.

FRIDAY EVENTS

'TURNING POINT: NEW ACQUISITIONS FROM THE UNI PERMANENT ART COLLECTION'

The UNI art exhibition for fall 2011 is "Turning Point: New Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection." The exhibit will run through Sept. 18 and is held in the KAB. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.

MOVIES UNDER THE MOON

See the movie "Bolt" at dusk, Overman Park, downtown Cedar Falls. Free.

LIVE MUSIC

The Wheelhouse, Blackhawk Village, Cedar Falls. http://www.barmuda.com/wheelhouse/. The Hub, 406 Main Street, downtown Cedar Falls http://thehublivemusic.com/shows.htm

SATURDAY EVENTS

'TURNING POINT: NEW ACQUISITIONS FROM THE UNI PERMANENT ART COLLECTION'

The UNI art exhibition for fall 2011 is "Turning Point: New Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection." The exhibit will run fthrough Sept. 18 and is held in the KAB. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Free.

LIVE MUSIC

The Wheelhouse, Blackhawk Village, Cedar Falls. http://www.barmuda.com/wheelhouse/. The Hub, 406 Main Street, downtown Cedar Falls http://thehublivemusic.com/shows.htm

SUNDAY EVENTS

'TURNING POINT: NEW ACQUISITIONS FROM THE UNI PERMANENT ART COLLECTION'

The UNI art exhibition for fall 2011 is "Turning Point: New Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection." The exhibit will run through Sept. 18 and is held in the KAB. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Free.