In lieu of turkey day, residents will get to make hand turkeys, coloring the feathers with different colors that represent certain identities. Red and blue: Male or female. Green: student, etc. This will help the residents to show where they come from as well as learning where others are coming from.
We will have a ZUMBA instructor come into the office and teach a class for free to our resdinets we will raffle off 3 classes to participants to attend the gym where they are hosted normally
The purpose of this program is to build community through sock-throwing. Each resident is assigned a "target" and has to "kill" them by throwing a sock at them. I will be setting up a bulletin board that has each resident's name that would like to play. There will be specific rules; safety items, safe zones, target areas, etc..
Come to the club house and make christmas ornaments for your tree or your families Christmas tree!
Residents will come out and build their very own snow club using household items.
Cooking a Thanksgiving dinner for residents who can't go home for the holiday.
A community builder meant to bring out everyone's competitive spirits. Residents try to "kill off" other residents with a sock and try to remain the only one who hasn't gotten hit with a sock yet.
Invited residents to join us for a night of homemade tacos, chips, salsa, and juice. This event's objective is to create a relaxing space for residents right before midterms while getting to know their RA better as well as engaging in informal conversations with their peers.
A huge Merrill dance to show off your spooky style. Wear your costume and dance the night away! This program is held at the Merrill Cultural Center from 10pm to 1am.
Residents will watch a TED talk about "Lollipop Moments" to help residents to recognize both the small and large differences people make in their lives. Lollipops will be distributed for those who attend and extra can be given to those who want to share their lollipop moments with others.
Decorating of diversity week t-shirts
Its a pizza pre-thanksgiving feast for the residents.
An hour of learning basic yoga moves. It is a way to get active and build as a community.
Each hall will have to work together to eliminate the remaining halls until only one person is left standing.
During this program, residents will be creating their own "fake" garden pots out of edible goodies (i.e. cookies, sour worms, gummy worms, fruit snacks, ice cream) and then there will be a movie on Genetically Modified Foods and their impact on society. This will be a great time to talk and collaborate and learn about the Agricultural industries and their input on the food Americans are consum...
Play games and learn fun things!
Residents will come and enjoy a nice movie in a family like setting in the media room. This event will be the complete package (food, fun, residential family movie time). Residents have some movie choices (Maleficent, X Man Days of Future Past, Neighbors, A Million Ways to Die in the West) that they can vote on.
In this de-stress program i will invite residents to color playdoh and hangout and play with it in the rec room. A block of paper will be hung up with some ways to take the stress off and markers for residents to be able to add to the list. This will offers residents a way to relax, share what they do to cope with stress, and socialize with friends.
On the Thursday before Halloween I will be hosting a activity where the residents can get dressed up for Halloween and go trick or treating in the halls. The way that the activity will go is for a half an hour the A and C rooms will be able to be the "Kids" and go trick or treating while the B and D rooms will stay home and be the ""Parents" handing out candy. Once the half an hour is over, th...
Come out and enjoy a competitive and fun night of spades. Bring your best partner to compete.