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Wednesday, Sep 14, 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

CSA MEETING

CSA will host its second meeting of the semester at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15, in the College Eye Room, MAU. Guest speaker, Kim Berger of the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau, will attend as a resource for networking and professional expertise. Email unicsa2@gmail.com for more information.

4TH ANNUAL FLYING SPAGHETTI MONSTER DINNER

The UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers invite students to the Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner at 6 p.m., Thursday, in the Commons Ballroom. 

SEE POSTSECRET BLOG FOUNDER FRANK WARREN

Frank Warren, the founder of the PostSecret blog, for his "PostSecret Live" will speak Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m., at the GBPAC. The event is sponsored by UNI's Campus Activities Board. http://www.postsecretcommunity.com

FRIDAY EVENTS

IM FUN RUN

Open to men and women. 1.5 mile course on the intramural fields west of the UNI-Dome. Registration is from 3 - 3:45 p.m., in WRC 161 on the day of the run. Contestants need to report to the starting area by 3:55 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL

UNI volleyball vs. Southern Illinois, at 7 p.m., McLeod Center.

DIGITAL MUSIC & ART RECITAL

UNI School of Music staff and faculty artist Sandy Nordahl will present a recital of digital music and art at 7:30 p.m., Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. This event is free and open to the public.

SPECIAL VIEWING OF SUPERNOVA

UNI's Earth Science Department will host a special viewing of a supernova from 8 to 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16, on the grassy area west of the campanile. Telescopes will be set up to view the supernova and other objects in the night sky. If the skies are cloudy, the event will be canceled. 

SEE BLUE OYSTER CULT, FOGHAT AND HEAD EAST

The National Cattle Congress Fair presents a concert featuring Head East, Foghat and Blue Oyster Cult. The show starts at 8 p.m. http://www.nationalcattlecongress.com/NCC-Fair.php.

SATURDAY EVENTS

NATIONAL CATTLE CONGRESS FAIR

Shows, concerts, carnival rides fireworks all at this year's Cattle Congress Fair in Waterloo. Rides start at 11 a.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Saturday see the Fantasy Truck Pull and the PRCA Rodeo and fireworks. http://www.nationalcattlecongress.com/NCC-Fair.php.

INTRAMURAL OPEN 3 ON 3 PAINTBALL TOURNAMENT

Games will be played on Sat. Sept. 17 at 1 p.m., at KW paintball fields, 2710 WCF & N Dr., Waterloo. Dress in machine washable old clothes and shoes. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/intramural_sports/index.html

GLOWSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

GlowStock is a free music festival featuring Rock, Hip Hop, DubStep, House, and more. The idea behind GlowStock is to give independent or undiscovered musicians, producers and other musical artists a large stage to play on and an even larger crowd. The music starts at 4 p.m. Sept. 17, at Lawther Field. https://www.facebook.com/GlowStock2011

VOLLEYBALL

UNI volleyball vs. Evansville, at 7 p.m, in McLeod Center.

SUNDAY EVENTS

WOMEN'S SOCCER

UNI women's soccer vs. South Dakota State, at 1 p.m., at the Cedar Valley Youth Soccer Center, Waterloo.

GET HELP FROM THE A-TEAM

Are you looking for tutoring or help in some of your courses?  Visit the A-Team on Sunday nights from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Rod Library. The A-Team provides help for students in math, science and business courses, as well as assistance with college reading, study strategies and writing. The tutoring is on the first floor of the Library, across from the Multiservice Center reservation desk. The A-Team is sponsored by the Academic Learning Center.