April Showers Bring 50 Days Power (PLV)
BBQs, a paint and sip, dinners, talent and fashion shows, manhunt, and more await this week as 50 Days and 50 Nights rolls into April.
From BBQs to a paint and sip, there are tons of great events to look forward to this week in PLV! Whether we get April showers or refreshing spring sunshine, take the time to enjoy these fun and bright events as part of SDCA’s 50 Days and 50 Nights.
Here’s a look at what’s coming up:
Monday, April 3
12:10 p.m.–1:20 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Get relay ready for Relay for Life! Participate in relay races, obstacle courses, potato sack races, and more to raise money for Relay for Life and get pumped for the big event later on in the month. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
6:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | New York City
Join the Pace Drama Alliance in seeing one of the newest shows to hit Broadway! Inspired by the films, this dreamy show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to Paris in the 1920s, as a young woman bravely ventures out to discover the mystery of her past. Purchase your $15 tickets (includes transportation).
9:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | Gottesman Room
This informational event will focus on the dangers of drugs, what common drugs are found on college campuses, and what the misconceptions of these drugs are. It will show how drugs affect communities and how drugs affect culture.
Tuesday, April 4
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Adelphi University
7:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
Watch as the Setters attempt to send the Adelphi Panthers running all the way home.
Influenced by the Art
8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Looking for a way to better appreciate the arts? Join Lambda Upsilon Lambda for an event highlighting the importance of creative arts and performance in higher education.
Wednesday, April 5
Commuter Life: Gas Run
12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Time to fill up! Participate in a thrilling race for a chance to win a gift card to use next time you fill up your tank!
Men’s Lacrosse vs. Le Moyne College
3:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
Dolphins may rule the sea, but the Setters are ready to show they rule the field.
Sing for a Cure
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Are you a karaoke master? Come out and belt your favorite tunes or support other Setters as they sing to raise money for Relay for Life. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Stomp the Yard Movie Night
8:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Let me see you one, two, step! Join the step team High Definition as they come together with Pace students to watch an exciting movie about stepping.
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Let’s talk about sex baby! Learn more about safe sex in a convention-style setting where you will be able to meet with different organizations and have your questions answered.
Thursday, April 6
Softball vs. Chestnut Hill College
3:00 p.m. | Softball Field
The Griffins of Chestnut Hill College are flying up from Philadelphia to take on our Setters in this exciting matchup. Don’t miss it!
Self-Care: The Key to a Healthy Lifestyle
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Kessel Conference Room A/B
We all encounter stress and strain throughout our academic and personal lives. Learn how to cope with those situations that arise as part of the Hi-Potential Leadership Series from SDCA.
Autism Awareness Dinner
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Willcox Multipurpose Room
Did you know one in 68 children have autism spectrum disorder? Commemorate World Autism Month at this dinner, which will bring awareness to the Pace Community about autism and inform Pace students about what they can do to help. Alpha Chi Rho will bring in a guest speaker or a presentation from Autism Speaks.
Don’t Forget the Lyrics
8:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | Gottesman Room
Are you a human jukebox? Know the lyrics to every song that graces the radio? Show off your skills at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Don't Forget the Lyrics game open to all students. How does it work? A clip of a song will be played and once it stops, contestants will have to buzz in and complete the next lyrics. All funds raised will be donated to the philanthropy of School and College Readiness.
Friday, April 7
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Willcox Multipurpose Room
Women unite! At this event, Omega Phi Beta will focus on women's empowerment and being true to themselves.
3:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Willcox Multipurpose Room
Student organization executive boards will attend leadership training so they can better serve their organizations and the Pace Community.
Bite from Around the World
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Kessel, Butcher Suite
Want to get a taste of foods from around the world without leaving campus? Bring your appetite to Lambda Upsilon Lambda’s night of fabulous food and discussion about the cultures behind each dish.
9:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Pace’s got talent! Alpha Lambda Sigma is back with their annual spring talent show to raise awareness about pediatric aids through donations to the Elizabeth Glaser Foundation for Pediatric Aids. Attendees will be charged $5 upon arrival, talent show winners will receive gift cards, and everyone will indulge in a “southern hospitality” buffet featuring BBQ pork shoulder, grilled chicken, and lots of fixings and sides.
Saturday, April 8
APD Spring BBQ
1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | Alumni Lawn
BBQ season means summer is around the corner! Students are invited to join Alpha Phi Delta for a toast to warmer weather and the near end of another school year with tasty treats.
3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
BBQ should check out this delicious event! Join Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) for a BBQ with other Caribbean organizations celebrating the change of seasons.
Women’s Lacrosse vs. St. Anselm
4:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
This match up against the Saint Anselm College Hawks on Youth Day is sure to be a hawk of a good time!
RHA S’mores and Game Night
6:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
RHA’s got everything sleepaway camp had besides the campfire! Come out for a fun night of s'mores and old-fashioned games with your friends.
6:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | Willcox Multi-purpose Room
Join Students of Caribbean Awareness for a night of fashion and Caribbean culture! SOCA will host a tropical masquerade fashion show to expose Pace Community to the different cultures of the Caribbean Islands through fabulous fashion.
LUL Annual Gala
9:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Put on your best duds for LUL's Annual Gala to connect the Pace Community with culture, and recognize members and other organizations.
Monday, April 10
Easter Egg Hunt: StrengthsQuest Style
12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Kessel Well
You’re never too old for a good egg hunt! StrengthsQuest Interns will challenge students to a hunt for their strengths. Giveaways will be included.
PDA Spring Play
Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Pace Drama Alliance is gearing up to showcase Club Conspiracy, the play they’ve been working on over the past few months! Join Club Conspiracy. But don't worry, it's not actually an alien conspiracy club. It's a book club in disguise...that is, until it's members realize that the debate team may just be aliens trying to take over the world. Watch as college students attempt to expose an extraterrestrial evil in a comedy mystery. Buy your tickets now.
Tuesday, April 11
Baseball vs. Dominican College
3:30 p.m. | Baseball Field
The Dominican College Chargers are hoping to take charge of our home field. Watch as the Setters strive to take home the win.
Baseball vs. University of New Haven
3:30 p.m. | Baseball Field
The Chargers are charging into softball and baseball games in Pleasantville, but our Setters will put in the work to hopefully charge them out of town.
Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Kessel Conference Room A/B
Are you preparing for upcoming interviews? Have questions about what to say and what employers will ask so you can land an offer? Come to the Career Center’s interview workshops to be prepared and ready to take on every interview with confidence.
Softball vs. University of New Haven
4:00 p.m. | Softball Field
In this match up, our strong Setters will attempt to send Charlie the Charger of the University of New Haven running out of town.
Paint and Sip
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Unleash your inner Picasso! Bring your artsy talents to a fun night of painting on canvases while sipping from glasses to make it feel like a paint and sip party.
Wednesday, April 12
11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Every two seconds in the US, someone needs blood. Don’t let one drop go to waste! Roll up your sleeves and donate blood to help do your part and save lives.
Meet and Greet with Health Care Professionals
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Curious about health care? Future Leaders in Health Care will be hosting this event for students to hear from and interact with speech pathologists, surgeons, physical therapists, physician assistants, medical doctors, registered nurses, and occupational therapists. They will discuss what it is like to get a degree, work in their environments, and share advice for how to get through school. Pizza will be served for those in attendance.
8:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | Willcox Multi-purpose Room
With food, music, performances, and more, NALFO will share why being part of a Latino council means so much to them. This exciting event will educate the Pace Community about NALFO and its cultures and traditions to help everyone understand its bigger picture of purpose.
RHA Month Manhunt
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Relive your middle school manhunt days for a chance at a pizza party from Sal’s! Join RHA for this campus-wide manhunt event where teams of 25 students will compete to win the grand prize of a scrumptious pizza party from Sal's.
For more happening after April 13, check back next week!
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