It’s 85 degrees… A perfect day for Cold Stone!

25 Apr

Cold Stone Creamery is hosting a proceeds night for JMU SafeRides tonight from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  You don’t need to bring a flyer – just bring your friends and your appetite for ice cream!

Cold Stone Creamery

245 Burgess Road

Harrisonburg, VA

Best Spring Hotspot:

20 Apr

Purcell Park! If you’ve never been, now is the time to go. Whether it’s for running or walking the 1.5 mile trail, tanning or just enjoying the weather, this hotspot deserves recognition. Check out the full post from our fellow bloggers, WellnessU, for a great review of the park, pictures and more info (and cool health tips and recipes since bathing suit season is almost here). It’s too nice to be inside, those 67 acres are calling your name!

Back to the 90’s

20 Apr

Red Rover, Freeze Tag and Kickball…it’s time to go back in time! This Thursday, April 21st,  UPB is hosting 2 events on the Festival Lawn which are sure to bring back great childhood memories and give us all another chance to act like kids. Kayla Fleming of UPB’s Film Committee wrote about some of her experiences as a kid and has more details about these events on UPB’s blog…go check it out! The events are:

9:30 p.m.- movie: The Little Rascals

10:00 p.m.- Dr. Seuss Late Night Breakfast

There will be FREE FOOD so go have a Thursday night that will bring back memories while you’re making new ones. Sometimes we all miss being kids…what was your favorite thing to do as a kid? Let us know! 

Student Ambassadors and UPB Present Take the Pulse

19 Apr

If you’re looking for some fun and entertainment on a tuesday, come out to Take The Pulse tonight in the Festival Ballroom. This event, sponsored by UPB and Student Ambassadors,  “is a fun entertaining event where students can come enjoy music, be entertained, and be empowered,” according to the event’s Facebook page.

The event is set to start at  5:30 with a speaker who is seeking “to motivate students to take action and make a sustainable change on the global level.”

At 6:45 the musical entertainment will start. The entertainment line up includes James Orrigo, Lights in the Fog, and Midnight Spaghetti and the Chocolate G-Strings. Tickets to this event are $5 and can be purchased in advance for $5, or $7 at the door. For advanced ticketing and more information regarding this event, E-mail

This week at JMU…

18 Apr

…there’s something for everyone!

Art lovers: Tomorrow (April 19) is the opening ceremony for the “Drawing Peace” exhibit at the Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence, Cardinal House. The big event, themed “What Would a World Without Borders Look Like?,” is free from 5-6:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. If art is your thing, check it out!

Music Fans: Take a break from your traditional ipod soundtrack and hear the Prestige Clarinet Quartet tomorrow (April 19) at 8 p.m. in the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts Recital Hall. For tickets call (540) 568-7000 for tickets or check the website.

Dance Enthusiasts: The Spring Student Dance Concert at 8 p.m. from April 19-22 (Tuesday-Friday) in the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts, is a showcase of student-choreographed dances. Tickets, which can be purchased at the Forbes Center’s box office or by calling (540) 568-7000, are $6 for students and $10  for general admission. As a former dancer, I’m definitely considering going to see this!

Theater Buffs: “Bright Lights, Big City,” a play about a man forced to make a life-altering decision, is showing at the Forbes Center Tuesday-Friday (19th-22nd) at 8 p.m. and Saturday (23rd) at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by calling (540) 568-7000 or visiting (Warning: mature language and sexual content)

Check out one or all of these cool events and let us know what you thought!

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli at Wilson Hall TONIGHT!

13 Apr

Looking for a laugh and a break from all that end of semester work? Then come out to see comedian Lisa Lampanelli tonight! The event, sponsored by UPB and FIJI, takes place in Wilson Hall auditorium, and begins at 8 PM. Tickets are only $5 and all proceeds go to Autism Awareness. Tickets can be purchased prior to the event, either at the Warren box office, or online at the UPB website. Don’t miss this opportunity for some laughs, and to sponsor a great cause!



Co-ed A Cappella Group Low Key Proceeds Night at Qdoba

11 Apr

Need another reason to eat at Qdoba tonight? JMU’s co-ed acapella group Low Key is hosting a proceeds night at Qdoba on April 11, 2011 from 4pm-9pm in order to raise money for their new EP “Self-Titled”. Low Key really needs your help! Check out Qdoba’s menu so you can grab an entree and drink tonight because it’s the perfect place to go if you’re craving budget-friendly Mexican food! Also, don’t forget to grab a flier to hand (you can print them out or get one from one of the members of the organization at Qdoba) to the cashier when you make your purchase. See you there!

Need more information on the event? Check out the Facebook page for it.

Want to learn more about Low Key? Visit their Facebook page and Youtube channel to check out some of their awesome music. If you like what you hear be sure to come out to their final concert on Saturday April 16 from 3pm-6pm in Memorial Hall where Low Key will present “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Key”. Come by to see them perform songs by artists such as Sara Bareilles, Lady Gaga, Temper Trap, Michael Buble, and many more!