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HistoryDepartment book sale is Oct. 20-22
The History Department Used Book Sale will be held Wednesday through Friday, October 20, 21, 22 in Dial Room 219. Proceeds will be used to fund a departmental scholarship. The event is co-sponsored by the History Club and the history faculty.
On sale, during regular office hours, will be textbooks, novels, magazines and paperbacks, including some very old books and some still in shrink-wrap. Definitely worth a look!
Music Department sets October-November performances
“Ain’t Misbehavin’,” a musical comedy, will be presented Thursday and Friday, October 21-22, 7:30 p.m. in Moore Hall Auditorium. A production of the Music Theatre Department, “Ain’t Misbehaving is a musical tribute to Fats Waller and the golden age of Jazz. Admission is a $5 donation to the general public and free for students.
Democracy Project offers two films
The American Democracy Project will sponsor the film, “Follow the Money,” on Thursday, October 21, 3:30 p.m. in Room 225 of the Dial Building as part of the political film series.
A second film, “Politics and Media,” a film produced by Discovery Times, will be shown Thursday, October 28, 3:30 p.m. in Room 225 of the Dial Building.
Hurricane expert to speak on October 28
Tennis tournament/fundraiser is Oct. 28
The annual Doubles Fun Tournament is October 23, beginning at 9 a.m. on the University tennis courts. Anyone interested in playing can contact coach Robin Langley at 521-6809, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost of entry is $25 and anyone interested can sign up as a team or individual.
Six-feet-over Halloween ‘Spookacular’ is Oct. 29
Costumed ghosts, ghouls, witches and other goblins are encouraged to participate in the annual Six-Feet-Over Halloween sponsored by the Career Center, Student Activities and the Game Room on Friday, October 29, and running all day in the U.C. Game Room.
Game Room Schedule:
There will be food and candy, drawings for Bookstore merchandise, palm readings, games such as "Bob for Jobs" and "Interview Fear Factor," and a visit from University mascot Tommy Hawk. Last year over150 people enjoyed the festivities.
North Carolina lighthouses are topic of Nov. 1 talk
Cheryl Shelton-Roberts and Bruce Roberts collaborators for the book “North Carolina Lighthouses: a Tribute of History and Hope” will present slides and commentary on the topic, “Lighthouses of North Carolina: Their Past, Present and Future,” on Monday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. in Moore Hall Auditorium at UNC Pembroke.
The program is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a reception and book signing by the authors, whose books will be available for purchase.
Carter Family tribute is Nov. 8 at GPAC
“Keep On The Sunny Side” is the story about Alvin P. Carter, his wife Sara, and their sister-in-law Maybelle Carter, who formed a shy gospel trio that would become the most influential group in country music history. From their landmark first recording session in Bristol, Tenn., in 1927 to their recordings with Victor, ARC and Decca Records, the years of the Great Depression, and their final retirement in 1952, “Keep On The Sunny Side - the Songs and Story of the Carter Family” brings to life the love story fhat launched country music. Over two dozen songs are featured, including "Worried Man Blues," "Wabash Cannonball," "Will The Circle Be Unbroken," "Wildwood Flower" and their signature song, "Keep on the Sunny Side." $15 admission for faculty or staff.
Free HIV testing from Student Health Services
Free HIV testing is Wednesday, October 20, November 3 and 17, 9 – 11 a.m. at Student Health Services. Contact Student Health Services at 521-6219 for an appointment.
Free blood pressure screenings at the U.C.
There are free blood pressure screening Wednesdays, October 27, November 24 and December 8 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at the University Center.
Employee Benefit Fair is November 30
It will be in the U.C. Lounge, 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.