Fridays in Spring: Fantastic free(ish) events for students to enjoy

Friday, April 2, 2021 Fridays in Spring: Fantastic free(ish) events for students to enjoy

Fridays in Spring at the Unveristy of Nebraska–Lincoln.

'Fridays in Spring' highlights free(ish) student-focused events happening on campus on Friday afternoons and evenings in the Spring 2021 semester. All students are welcome.

NOTE: This listing is continually updated as events are announced.

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COVID-19 Safety: For in-person events, students should be prepared to show their “Access Granted” status in the Safer Community app as part of the check-in process. Each person must wear a face covering and appropriate physical distancing is required throughout the event. Hand sanitizer is available. You should not attend an in-person event if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

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Every Friday until April 30

Free Bowling Fridays, hosted by Nebraska Unions
5:30 p.m. to midnight |  Husker Bowling Center in the Nebraska East Union map

UNL students enjoy free bowling + shoe rental w/ their NCard. Maximum 6 persons per lane. Face coverings are required to be worn. Physical distancing should be followed. Hand sanitizer available.

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Every Friday until May 7

Tea Time Fridays
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. |  Kawasaki Reading Room in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center  map

Visit the third floor reading room (Room 302) each Friday for a different tea goodie bag for you to brew and enjoy fresh in your home.

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April 16

ChamberFest
7:30 p.m. |  Virtual

ChamberFest at the Glenn Korff School of Music

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April 23

That’s What You Missed at the Women’s Center
12 p.m. |  Spotify or anywhere you find your favorite podcasts

New podcast episode release. This is EPISODE 6: Supporting Local Businesses.

"That’s What You Missed at the Women’s Center" is a bi-weekly conversation discussing areas of advocacy within the University of Nebraska–Lincoln community, moderated and produced by Husker students at the Women’s Center.

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April 23

IGNITE with Adam Ferriss
12:30– 1:50 p.m. |  Zoom

Adam Ferriss, an artist based out of Los Angeles, CA, has been featured widely in print and around the Web. His works have appeared as interactive installations shown at Google I/O, Nike, and Coachella. He writes custom software to create websites, print media, and real time video effects, often employing the feedback loop as a digital agent of change. Some of his most recent works harness technologies like face tracking, neural networks / AI, and augmented reality to manipulate live camera and photographic imagery. He is currently working as a creative coder on augmented reality effects at Instagram. View his work here.

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April 23

Shon Hopwood
7– 8 p.m. |  Zoom

The purpose of this event is to promote the CRC and to give participants hope for redemption and success after challenges. Shon Hopwood committed a series of bank robberies when he was in his 20s, went to prison for 11 years, and then found academics and law. He is now an associate professor of law at Georgetown University and an advocate for criminal justice reform.

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April 23

International Karaoke Night with DJ D-Wayne Hosted by the International Student and Scholar Office and Student Involvement
7– 9 p.m. |  Nebraska Union Ballroom

Looking for a fun and safe way to connect with your friends? Take a break from preparing for finals and come to International Karaoke Night for music, singing, and connection with D-Wayne. At the International Karaoke Night, students can sing whatever song they want, including their favorite song in their own language. If you would like to sing a song, pre-register with the song you want to perform. Please include a link to the song from Youtube, so the DJ can make sure he has the right one. All Huskers are welcome to join the party in-person, and attendees will be socially distant.

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April 23

Evening of Dance
7:30 p.m. |  Virtual

Evenings of Dance at the Glenn Korff School of Music

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April 30

Free Skate Night (Last one of the season), hosted by Campus Recreation
8 to 11 p.m. |  John Breslow Ice Hockey Center  map

UNL students can ice skate for free on select Fridays. Free for UNL students with their NCard. Skate rental is available for $3 per pair. Facial covering and physical distancing are required.

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Want your event to be considered for the Fridays in Spring list? Add it to the UNL Events Calendar (for departments and units) or NVolvedU (for RSOs).



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