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Orange After Dark Releases Spring Schedule Featuring New Events
Orange After Dark (OAD), the late-night entertainment program offered through the Office of Student Activities, is back for the spring 2018 semester with an exciting event schedule. With returning favorites like cosmic bowling and snow tubing, and thrilling new events like rock climbing and a silent fit club, this semester is sure to be a popular one. Also new this year is an exclusive visit to the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls.
A highly anticipated event of the spring 2018 semester is the “Black Panther” movie premiere at Regal Cinemas on Thursday, Feb. 15. The movie was chosen via vote on the Office of Student Activities social media channels and on OAD event evaluations. With feedback from polls and evaluations, the OAD student event board identifies, plans and executes the OAD events each semester. Applications to join the OAD event board are available now.
With a jam-packed event schedule and ever-growing popularity, it is expected that the OAD events will continue selling out. Therefore, it is encouraged to check out the OAD website to find out more about ticketing. Some events require tickets, while some do not; some events are free, some have a $3 fee. Tickets will be available at Schine Box Office for undergraduate students two Mondays before the event. Graduate student tickets will be available the Wednesday before the event.
In addition to the list of spring events, OAD continues its popular late-night movie screenings on Friday and Saturday nights. Movies are shown in Gifford Auditorium in Huntington Beard Crouse at 11 p.m. and are shown with open captions. Free snacks are provided. The full schedule of late-night movies can be found on the Late Night Movies website.
Moreover, OAD continues its partnership with Recreation Services to host Late Night at the Gym from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday to Saturday nights at the Women’s Building and Flanagan Gymnasium. In addition to the regular recreational opportunities, Late Night at the Gym offers organized activities. The full schedule of activities can be found on the Late Night at the Gym website. The fun continues on Friday and Saturday nights with Late Night at the Rink at Tennity Ice Pavilion on South Campus from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Listed below is the OAD schedule of events for spring 2018:
- Cosmic Bowling, Saturday, Jan. 20, 10:30 p.m. (Strike ’N’ Spare Lanes)
- Target Shopping Night, Thursday, Jan. 25, 9:30 p.m. (Camillus Target)
- Rock Climbing, Saturday, Jan. 27, 9 p.m. (Central Rock Gym)
- Trivia Night, Friday, Feb. 2, 10 p.m. (Schine Underground)
- Escape the Mystery Room, Saturday, Feb. 3, 10:30 p.m. (Destiny USA)
- Snow Tubing, Friday, Feb. 9, 9 p.m. (Greek Peak)
- Snow Tubing, Saturday, Feb. 10, 9 p.m. (Greek Peak)
- “Black Panther” movie premiere, Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:30 p.m. (Regal Cinemas)
- K-von comedian, Friday, Feb. 16, 10:30 p.m. (Schine Underground)
- Grocery Bingo, Saturday, Feb. 17, 10 p.m. (Schine 304)
- Winter Carnival Glow in the Dark Skate Night, Friday, Feb. 23, 9 p.m. (Tennity Ice Pavilion)
- Winter Carnival Laser Tag, Saturday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m. (Goldstein Auditorium)
- National Women’s Hall of Fame, Friday, March 2, 9 p.m. (Seneca Falls)
- Cascades Indoor Water Park, Saturday, March 3, 9 p.m. (Greek Peak)
- Get Air! Trampoline Park, Saturday, March 24, 10 p.m.
- Dave & Buster’s, Thursday, March 29, 10:30 p.m. (Destiny USA)
- Silent Fit Club, Friday, March 30, 9 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. (Schine Underground)
- Paint Night, Friday, April 6, 10 p.m. (Sheraton Hotel Regency Ballroom)
- “The New Mutants” movie premiere, Friday, April 13, 10:30 p.m. (Regal Cinemas)
- Grocery Bingo, Friday, April 20, 10 p.m. (Schine 304)
- Trivia Night, Saturday, April 21, 10 p.m. (Schine 304)
- Pancake Breakfast Stressbuster, Sunday, May 6, 10 p.m. (Schine Dining)
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