Carthage will kick off the 2019-20 school year with several days of special events for all students. Be sure to join the fun!

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Carthage Kick-Off Days

Time: September 4 - September 18

Location: Carthage College

Carthage will kick off the 2019-20 school year with several days of special events for all students. Be sure to join the fun!

Here are some highlights. See the full schedule

Chapel Night Live and Food Trucks

8-9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4
A. F. Siebert Chapel
Chapel Night Live is for everyone! Meet the Center for Faith and Spirituality staff and find all the great nooks and crannies of the chapel. Enjoy late-night snacks from local food trucks!

Kick-Off Carnival featuring Live Band Karaoke! 

8-11:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5
Oaks Residential Village (Rain Location: Todd Wehr Center)
Come enjoy Live Band Karaoke, life-sized Light Bright, free food, and more!

Pizza-Palooza! with live music from Next Town Down

8-9:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6
TARC Circle (Rain Location: Todd Wher Center Jockey Rooms)
Come hungry to sample local pizza offerings and catch up-and-coming R&B band Next Town Down — all for free!

Diversity Beach Party 

5:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9
The Tower Patio
Munch on elote and hang out with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion student organizations.

Involvement Fair

4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12
Campus Drive near Kissing Rock and the Chapel Patio (Rain Location: TARC Field House)
Meet more than 100 organizations and learn how to get involved.

Spirit Bingo

9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12
Todd Wehr Center 128s and Jockey Rooms
Check out Carthage’s newest tradition — BINGO! Win awesome Carthage-themed prizes. 

Student Dinner

5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15
Jockey Club Rooms, Todd Wehr Center
Sponsored by the Center for Faith and Spirituality. Registration is required.

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