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The PERCH promotes the success of off-campus, non-traditional, graduate, and military-affiliated students by providing resources, educational opportunities, and programs, which connect these populations to the university and Wilmington communities.
Friday, February 15th
Port City Step Show 7:30 PM Kenan Auditorium, UNCW Campus $10 Students; $15 General Admission Historically Black Greek-Lettered Organizations from all over the state will convene at the University of North Carolina Wilmington for the 15th Annual Port City Step Show. Come on out for what promises to be the best step show Port City has ever seen! Tickets available at the Kenan Box Office or online at Etix.com Kenan Box Office, (910) 962-3500 or 800.732.3643 www.uncw.edu/Kenan A Midsummer Night’s Dream Friday, Feb. 15th—Sunday, Feb. 17th 8:00 PM Friday—Saturday 2:00 PM Sunday Mainstage Theater, Cultural Arts Building, UNCW Campus $5 Students; $10 UNCW Faculty & Staff/Seniors; $12 General Public Romantic film fantasies; a lush pop-tinged soundscape; dazzling movement...Shakespeare’s classic pastoral world of romantic comedy is reimagined for the observational technologies of the 21st century. Star-crossed lovers defy their domineering parents by escaping to a conveniently located magic forest where the king and queen of the fairies need marital therapy, a love potion leads to interspecies romance and a band of actors puts on the funniest love tragedy you’ve ever seen. It all ends with happy marriages, but only after a mischievous sprite sets all foolish humans right. Tickets available at the Kenan Box Office or online at Etix.com. Kenan Box Office, (910) 962-3500 or 800.732.3643 www.uncw.edu/kenan FILM: Space Jam 7:00 PM & 10:00 PM Lumina Theater, UNCW Campus Free Basketball star Michael Jordan teams up with the Looney Tunes to play the game of their lives, and the prize is their freedom from alien enslavers. Starring Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, and Theresa Randle. Tickets available in Sharky’s Box Office & Game Room one hour before the movie. Rated PG. ACE Films, (910) 962-3842 Sharky’s Box Office & Game Room, (910) 962-4045 www.uncw.edu/lumina
Saturday, February 16th
20th Annual Intercultural Festival 11:00 AM—3:00 PM Burney Center, UNCW Campus Free This is a celebration highlighting cultures and countries represented in Wilmington and at UNCW. Food, dance, music, performances, and exhibits showcase the rich cultural diversity of our community and beyond. Don’t miss the fun! Free parking in lots M, E, and A. Cash or Food Dollars (no meal swipes/no credit cards) for food items. Part of iWeek 2013. (910) 962-3685 www.uncw.edu/international/iweek2013.html UNCW Men’s Homecoming Basketball Game 7:00 PM Trask Coliseum, UNCW Campus Free with UNCW Student ID; $16 General Admission; $10 Youth The Northeastern Huskies will travel from Boston to take on your UNCW Seahawks in a Colonial Athletic Association matchup. (910) 962-3233 www.uncwsports.com
20th Annual Wilmington Garden Show Saturday, Feb. 16th—Sunday, Feb. 17th 9:00 AM—5:00 PM Saturday Noon—4:00 PM Sunday Schwartz Center, Cape Fear Community College 601 N. Front Street, Downtown Wilmington $7 Admission; Free Children 12 & Under There will be over 40 booths selling a wide variety of products and services for gardening and landscaping. Many returning vendors, as well as new sellers offering the latest in gardening products will be on hand. This year the Garden Show is truly a one-stop event. It's where the public can find a hint of spring in the displays, the plants and decorative items. In addition, you can save time, money and gas by coming to the one event where you will see gardening products, gain information face to face with experts and listen to informative and interesting talks on a variety of topics. $2 off admission coupon available online at the website below. www.nhcgov.com/Arboretum/pages/wilmingtongardenshow.aspx
Sunday, February 17th
FILM: Finding Nemo 2:00 PM—Activities begin 2:30 PM—Movie begins Lumina Theater, UNCW Campus Free Come see a film for the whole family, Finding Nemo. Admission is free for everyone! All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend and bring their families. There will be themed activities and snacks before the movie. Don’t forget to enter to win one of our giveaways! Sponsored by the PERCH. PERCH, (910) 962-3119 www.facebook.com/ThePERCHUNCW/events
6th Annual Pet Expo 11:00 AM—4:00 PM Coastline Convention Center 533 Nutt Street, Downtown Wilmington $5 General Admission; Free for Children Under Age 12 Monty’s Home Pet Expo is the largest indoor pet event in the area! Allowing more than 70 pet related vendors to showcase a huge variety of pet items and services. The expo is a family event. The Kid’s Korner is filled with games, prizes and fun interactive learning about responsible pet care. Be sure to visit the Silent Auction, offering hundreds of items for bid. Proceeds from the expo support Monty’s Home canine rescue/prison training program as well as the education and grief support programs. (910) 259-7911 www.montyshome.org/expo/about UNCW Women’s Basketball 1:00 PM Trask Coliseum, UNCW Campus Free with Student ID/Ages 15 & Under; $6 General Admission Your UNCW Seahawks will take on the Georgia State Panthers in a CAA basketball game. (910) 962-3233 www.uncwsports.com
Monday. February 18th
Non-Traditional Student Focus Group 4:00 PM Bald Head Island Room 1023, Fisher University Union Free Are you a non-traditional student? Want your voice to be heard? Come to a Non-Trad Focus Group! All non-traditional students are welcome. This is a place for you to share your thoughts and ideas with the university and express your needs. Join the event on Facebook at the link below and invite your friends! PERCH, (910) 962-3119 www.facebook.com/ThePERCHUNCW/events
Time Magazine’s Joe Klein
7:00 PM Burney Center, UNCW Campus Free for UNCW Students/Faculty/Staff; $10 General Admission Joe Klein, longtime journalist and political columnist for Time magazine, member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former Guggenheim fellow, opens a discussion surrounding veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. What can we learn about our country, our time, and our leadership? Co-sponsored by Student Media, the PERCH, and the Student Veterans Organization (SVO). For tickets, please call Sharky’s. Sharky’s Box Office, (910) 962-4045 uncw.edu/presents/joeklein.html Artwork of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald on Display Through March 10th, 2013 10:00 AM—5:00 PM Cameron Art Musuem 3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington $5 Students/Military/Seniors; $8 General Admission; $3 Ages 2-12 An icon of the 1920’s, named ―the first American Flapper‖ by her husband, Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald longed to be known as something other than just the wife of writer F. Scott Fiztgerald. For years after their marriage and up until her death, Zelda threw herself into several creative outlets including dance, writing, and painting, This exhibition explores the artwork of Zelda Fitzgerald with 32 framed artworks from 1927-1942. She titled an exhibition of her work ―Sometimes Madness is Wisdom‖ when it was on display in New York City in 1934. (910) 395-5999 www.cameronartmuseum.com
Tuesday, February 19th
Everybody is Beautiful Workshop 3:30 PM Masonboro Island Room 2011, Fisher Student Center Free Join Health Promotion and the Counseling Center for a discussion on body image. Health Promotion, (910) 962-4135 www.uncw.edu/healthpromo
Step Workshop for All Ages 7:00 PM—9:00 PM Burney Center, UNCW Campus Free STOMP with the best of them! Learn to step with the members of the acclaimed CONTRA-TIEMPO, including Step expert Michael Butler from the 2007 film Stomp the Yard. This high-energy workshop allows beginners and experienced dancers a like to experience first-hand the true essence of African and AfricanAmerican Step. (910) 962-3500 uncw.edu/arts/contra-tiempo.html
Haunted Cotton Exchange Tours Cotton Exchange next to German Café Nutt Street, Downtown Wilmington $12; Free for Ages 12 & Under 5 Star Story Tellers! Scary, creepy, and mostly ghostly tales! Chills and thrills await you at the one of the most historic and haunted location in Wilmington. Bring your camera as things are happening every day! Call for tour times (910) 409-4300 or email@example.com
Wednesday, February 20th
Safe Spring Break Games Coffee Break Most Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:30 AM—11:30 AM Fisher Student Center—Across from the Bookstore Entrance Free Stop by our tables and grab a free cup of coffee or juice and a bite to eat! Crossroads is sponsoring this Coffee Break and they will be here with their Safe Spring Break Games. This is one Coffee Break you won’t want to miss! PERCH, (910) 962–3119 www.facebook.com/ThePERCHUNCW/events
Career Fair 12:00 PM– 3:00 PM Burney Center, UNCW Campus Free This one day 50 plus employers from all majors will be present to provide information and share job opportunities. Check SeaWork for a list of employers. This is your time! Professional attire is required. (910) 962-3174 www.uncw.edu/career
She Loves Me the Musical Wednesday, Feb. 20th– Sunday, Feb. 24th 8:00 PM Thalian Hall 310 Chestnut Street, Downtown Wilmington $25 Students/Seniors; $25 General Admission This effervescent musical tells the story of shop clerks George and Amalia, who spend their days at work bickering and their nights falling in love as secret pen pals. Created by the folks who brought us both Fiddler on the Roof and Cabaret, She Loves Me is a poignant romantic comedy with a touch of old world elegance and nostalgia, but it remains relevant in the age of digital intimacy. Tickets may be purchased online at the website below, in person at the Box Office, or by telephone. Box Office, (910) 632-2285 or 1-800-523-2820 www.thalianhall.org
Thursday, February 21st
Non-Traditional Student Focus Group 1:00 PM Bald Head Island Room 1023, Fisher University Union Free Are you a non-traditional student? Want your voice to be heard? Come to a Non-Trad Focus Group! All non-traditional students are welcome. This is a place for you to share your thoughts and ideas with the university and express your needs. Join the event on Facebook at the link below and invite your friends! PERCH, (910) 962-3119 www.facebook.com/ThePERCHUNCW/events Happy Spring Break Games 4:00 PM—6:00 PM Sharky’s Game Room, Fisher Student Center Free Join the Crossroads team for this very special edition of Happy Hour! Free pizza, games, fun, AND a Hunger Games Costume Contest! Come dressed in your very best Hunger Games apparel and be entered tow in one of our very special prizes. For more Spring Break Games Events, visit the links below. Crossroads, (910) 962-4136 www.uncw.edu/crossroads/events.htm www.facebook.com/CrossroadsUNCW
Chris Fairbanks Standup Comedy 7:00 PM Doors Open; 8:00 PM Show Starts Nutt Street Comedy Room 255 North Front Street, Downtown Wilmington $10-$12 Chris Fairbanks, a young comic who left Big Sky country in Montana seven years ago to join the Texas comedy circle, is getting a lot of attention. In the past few years, Chris took first place in 2003’s Funniest Person in Austin contest, attended Montreal’s Just for Laughs festival in their ―New Faces‖ showcase, starred as ―Randy‖ on the MTV reality series The 70s House, as well as numerous un-aired MTV pilots, received 1st runner-up in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots contest, and has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, as well as Season 7 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He is currently an action sports correspondent for the Fuel TV network. (910) 251-7881 www.nuttstreet.com
__________ Save the Date for our Upcoming PERCH Events:
Off-Campus Housing Fair Wednesday, February 27th 11:00am—2:00pm Warwick Center Off-Campus Coffee Break Thursday, February 28th 10:30am—11:30am FSC-Across from Bookstore Entrance Off-Campus Coffee Break Wednesday, March 13th 10:30am—11:30am FSC-Across from Bookstore Entrance
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