Student News Briefs, 6/17/16

ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

Iranian CuisineKhana Khazana Serving Iranian Cuisine

Iranian cuisine is featured at this week’s Khana Khazana serving from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Food Trailer in the MUB Circle.

The menu features Chicken Eggplant Stew, Iranian Corn and Halva Shirazi.

Cost of the full meal is $6.95.


Leave No Trace_logo_tagline_urlOAP hosting Leave No Trace Trainer Course July 7-8

Looking to expand your outdoor skills? Look no further. The OAP is offering a Leave No Trace (LNT) Trainer Course here in the Keweenaw in partnership with the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers.

This two day course assists participants in learning more about the seven principles of Leave No Trace and techniques for disseminating these low impact skills.

Trainer Courses are designed for educators, guides, agency employees and other outdoor professionals. Successful graduates of the Trainer Course gain skills to teach Leave No Trace techniques and ethics to their clients, friends and family.

Course dates are July 7-8 and the cost is $125 including an overnight camping trip the night of July 7. This course is open to anyone age 18 and over—students, staff/faculty, or community members. There is limited space in this course, so sign up now. To register, visit the site.

For those looking for a shorter experience, the OAP and the Keweenaw Land Trust will be hosting an Awareness Workshop with the Traveling Trainers on Saturday, July 9 at the Boston Pond Nature Area on US-41, just before you reach Airpark Blvd.

This event will include some education about LNT Principles and how to incorporate those into our activities as well as a clean-up activity at Boston Pond. This event is free and open to the public, youth are encouraged to attend with an adult. For more information contact the OAP at oap@mtu.edu or Jared Johnson at jaredmj@mtu.edu or call 906-487-2290 between the hours of 12:00-5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.


COMMUNITY

Hancock Canal Run Volunteers Needed

Join the members of the Search and Rescue Training Association in volunteering to help with the 41st annual Hancock Canal Run. The Canal Run requires the help of almost 100 volunteers to help with aid stations, traffic control, finish line handouts, and more. SARTA has been helping with this event for years and would like to invite you (or your organization) to volunteer too.

Volunteers can sign up at this link:  http://www.hancockcanalrun.com/volunteer.php

Volunteers will all receive a free Canal Run t-shirt.


Traffic Changes for Today’s Bridgefest Parade

From 5 – 8 p.m. today, Cliff Drive will be one-way, westbound only. Starting at 5 p.m., participants in the Bridgefest parade will line up along Cliff Drive. Parking Lots 8, 5 and 9 will remain open and available for parking.


REMINDERS

Yoga in the grassWellness Programs Hosting Outdoor Guided Yoga

This free student event will be held on the lawn between ChemSci and the EERC  on June 22 from noon -1:00 p.m. All levels welcome! Please bring your own mat or towel. The rain location will be the DHH ballroom.

For more information contact Wellness at 906-487-2560.


606A1334OAP Open High Ropes Course

On Sunday, June 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. the Outdoor Adventure Program is hosting an open high ropes course at the Tech Trail Head. The cost is $5.00.

For more information please contact the OAP at 906-487-2290 Monday – Saturday, noon-5:00 p.m.


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