Cornell College Events

Friday, October 16th

Time Event Title
All day-Oct 18th"House Party" Virtual
Conceived and directed by Scott Olinger. Musical Direction by Janelle Lauer. Choreography by Eddie Forehand. Featuring Jenna Makkawy, wiith special guest appearance by The Port Tornadoes. Streaming: October 16-18 and October 23-25 -- Link will be active Friday evening from 7:30 p.m. through midnight Sunday. Registration required at crnl.co/watch. Outdoor Watch Party on Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. on the Cornell campus (weather permitting). Running time: 45 minutes. Description: Stuck at home and all alone, Jenna finds magical worlds of music behind every door she opens. Great entertainment for the whole family!
All dayFestive Friday Thomas Commons
Join in on Festive Friday every second Friday of the Block! Festive Friday is an opportunity to break up the block with a little planned spontaneity. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to wear a crazy print, fun hat, or other cheerful accessories. Festive Friday is all about being a little bit “extra.” Stop by the fire bowl each Festive Friday on your way to morning class for a different giveaway from your friends at Campus Safety.
10:30 am-1:00 pmCornell Caring Community Recognition Tabling Thomas Commons
Weekly Tabling through the 1st week in November to collect students raffle cards students received from faculty, staff, and student leaders for modeling Cornell's Culture of Caring.
3:00 pm-5:00 pmFreewrite Friday Van Etten-Lacey House
Hosted by Slab. Meeting in the backyard of the Van-Etten Lacy House (weather permitting). Bring something to work on, whether it's a piece of creative writing or an essay for class! BYO blanket and snacks.
3:15 pm-3:45 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital King Chapel
3:30 pmReading the Indians of Iowa, Part II Zoom virtual meeting
Have you ever wondered about the first inhabitants of Iowa? It is a complicated story. Join faculty, students, and staff who are reading Lance M. Foster's book, The Indians of Iowa. Foster is an an anthropologist who has worked in various roles with archaeologists and those active in Native Rights. Foster is a member of the Ioway Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska. The book will be read in three parts and discussed every Friday of Block 3 at 3:30 pm. Part II, pp. 51-88. The is a zoom discussion group open to the Cornell Community. Contact (RSVP) Chris Penn-Goetsch, cpenngoetsch@cornellcollege.edu to receive the zoom link.
3:30 pmSpooky Mask Decorating Amphitheater next to King Chapel
Decorate a black disposable mask for Halloween!

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Oct 12th-Nov 16thCornell Cares Residence Hall Challenge Virtual

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