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American Red Cross Blood Drive
Join Fraternity and Sorority Life from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, September 4 and 5 in the Library Reading Room to donate blood.
Sign up for an appointment time online or call 800-733-2767. Walk-ins are always welcome. Note: Those eligible to donate must bring a photo ID, be in good health, at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and have not donated in the last 56 days.Online Registration: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=49931
Grab a friend! Invite your co-workers! Get your family excited! Let everyone know that The Keweenaw Color Run is back! Join the Keweenaw Young Professionals on September 8th, 2019 for a fun, untimed walk/run event for the whole office and family. During this five-kilometer run, participants will be blasted head to toe in different colored powders. Not only will participants get more colorful throughout the race, but each person will be provided with a color packet to kick off the race.
KCR Runners vary in demographics and reasons for running. With no winners or official times, The Keweenaw Color Run is an event for everyone! This event is designed to unite the diverse cultures and identities of the Upper Peninsula communities. Our goal is to get you out of your office, or home, surrounded by family and friends walking or running to a healthier us.
On Saturday, August 31st from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM the annual Welcome Week event, An Afternoon on the Town, will take place.
An Afternoon on the Town is a Michigan Tech event that invites local businesses/services to welcome our students and show them what they have to offer. Starting on campus, down College Avenue, and throughout the downtown Houghton area, there will be music, refreshments, giveaways, and prizes for student participants.
Sponsored by: Student Leadership & Involvement, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success, and Residence Education and Housing Services.
Summer Puppet Workshops
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts announces SUMMER PUPPET WORKSHOPS offered through The Puppet Project, August 12 – 17. The Puppet Project is an initiative to introduce and establish the art of puppetry into our local culture through education and performances. The workshops are offered by Trish Helsel, Associate Professor of Theatre, Michigan Technological University. Register now at www.buyhuskiestickets.com to learn how to make and manipulate puppets.
New August Pool Schedule
August 5-30, SDC pool hours will be as follows:
Adult Only Lap Swim (lanes across entire lap pool) Monday-Friday, 12:00-2:00pm.For more information, visit SDC Pool Summer Hours.
Take a Zumba Break
Take a Zumba break this summer & join Allison for a FREE afternoon Zumba class! This express & intense 30-minute version of our regular Zumba classes will give you a mid-day boost & get you ready for the weekend. Now – August 23. Fridays, 12:15-12:45 pm outside on the Michigan Tech grounds between the EERC & Chemical Science buildings.
For more information, visit Zumba on the Green
Public Skating returns to the MacInnes Ice Arena June 9. Open to the public, come and enjoy a leisurely skate with family and friends Sundays, 4:00-5:30 pm through August 18. Free to SDC members and Michigan Tech students, included in same day SDC day pass. Skating only $3/person.
For more information and the full schedule, visit Public Skating.
Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center Now Open
The Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center is now open for summer: Monday 12 pm – 5 pm and Tuesday/ Thursday 10 am – 3 pm. Face-to-face and online appointments are available: book online at http://mtmc.hu.mtu.edu/
HuskiesFit Yoga & Tai Chi Classes
Stay calm and balanced with HuskiesFit Yoga & Tai Chi classes this summer.
- All Levels Yoga – Tuesday/Thursday, 12-12:50 pm
- Buti Flow – Thursday, 9-10:15 am
- Buti Yoga – Monday, 12-12:50 pm
- Gentle Yoga – Tuesday/Thursday, 11-11:50 am
- Hatha Yoga – Tuesday, 4:15-5:05 pm
- Morning Flow Yoga – Monday/Friday, 6-6:45 am
- Tai Chi – Wednesday, 11-11:50 am
- Tone & Strength Yoga – Saturday, 10-10:50 am
- Yoga Stretch – Wednesday, 6:15-7:05 pm
HuskyDeals Google Group!
The HuskyDeals Google Group is here to share information about our current promotions and services! We distribute relevant information using a very limited amount of communications through this group. You may join or leave at any time.
To join now, email “firstname.lastname@example.org” or search your Google groups for HuskyDeals and select the Join option. And if you’re already a member, check your email for your birthday discount coupon! Thank you for your patronage!
The SDC Summer Building Schedule
The SDC summer building schedule is now available. Summer hours will begin now through Sunday, August 25, 2019.
NOTE: The schedule pdf now contains a second page highlighting all open rec times in the SDC including these areas/activities: Fitness Center, locker rooms, multipurpose courts, indoor track, racquetball courts, ice arena public skating, OAP high ropes course, adult lap swim (no dive boards), open swim (4 lap lanes available), family swim (no lap lanes) and family swim/log rolling (no lap lanes).
Dates to remember:
August 5 – September 2 Both pools will be CLOSED for mechanical repairs and general maintenance. They are scheduled to reopen Tuesday, September 3.