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Carthage Kick-off Days

Carthage will kick off the 2018-2019 school year with several days of special events for all students. Be sure to join the fun! All events are free for students. 

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018

8-9:30 p.m.

Chapel Night Live
A. F. Siebert Chapel
Chapel Night Live is for everyone! Meet the Center for Faith and Spirituality student staff and find all the great nooks and crannies of the chapel. Enjoy some ice cream, popcorn, and games! Meet Campus Pastor Kara Baylor and find out what the CFS is all about.

8-9:30 p.m.

Food Truck Fest
Kissing Rock and Campus Drive
Enjoy a late-night snack from local food trucks. A limited number of free vouchers for special food items will be available at Chapel Night Live. Other food options are available for purchase.

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018

8-11:30 p.m.

Kick Off Carnival featuring Live Band Karaoke!
Oaks Residential Village (Rain Location: Todd Wehr Center)
The Oaks Circle Drive will be filled to capacity with awesome entertainment to kick off the new school year. Come enjoy Live Band Karaoke, life-sized Light Bright, carnival games, spin art crafts, food, and more! Sponsored by the Carthage Activities Board.

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Involvement Fair
Campus Drive, along Kissing Rock and Chapel Patio (Rain location: TARC Field House)
Mix and mingle with more than 100 organizations and learn how to get involved.

7:30-8 p.m.

Art Keller Field (Rain location: Campbell Student Union)
Come hungry to sample local pizza offerings — all for free! Sponsored by the Carthage Activities Board.

8:30-10:30 p.m.

Drive-In Movie: “Avengers 3”
Art Keller Field (Rain location: Campbell Student Union Auditorium)
After getting your fill of pizza, bring your favorite blanket and pillow to watch the summer hit, “Avengers 3”!

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Kenosha Outdoor Harbor Market (free trolley tickets available)
Downtown Kenosha
Enjoy Kenosha’s lakefront while perusing local food vendors and artists. Kenosha’s rubber-tired trolley will be starting early at 11 a.m. this day. Free trolley tickets can be picked up in the TWC Tech Office or at the Red Desk in Lentz Hall. This event is also a part of Kenosha’s Second Saturdays event, offering special events and deals at local businesses.

8-11 p.m.

The Tower Take Off
The Tower Residence Hall
Check out The Tower in a night filled with music, food demos, and free make-and-takes. Sponsored by Residence Life Council. 

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018

11 a.m.-NOON

Rise and Dine with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Organizations
Meet at the TWC Couches to head into The Caf
Make new friends with members from the various diversity and equity student organizations while enjoying Sunday Brunch. Students will utilize their individual meal points. 

4 p.m.

Worship Service (Protestant) 
A. F. Siebert Chapel

5 p.m. 

Student Dinner (sign-up required)
Todd Wehr Center Jockey Rooms
Sponsored by the Center for Faith and Spirituality. Registration is required.

7:30 p.m. 

Catholic Mass
A. F. Siebert Chapel

Monday, Sept. 10, 2018

10 A.M.-4 p.m.

Poster Sale
Todd Wehr Center, Room 128
Spruce up your residence hall walls with posters! Check out the huge variety for sale. Most posters average $10.

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Diversity Beach Party
The Tower Patio
Munch on elote and hang out with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion student organizations.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

8:30 p.m.

The Colors That Make You SHINE!
Todd Wehr Center Flag Pole 
Hone your leadership skills through an interactive workshop exploring your leadership style.

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

2:30-6:30 p.m.

Carthage Cares Services Shuttle (sign-up required)
Todd Wehr Center Flag Pole 
Sign up to give back and assist with the Veteran’s Outreach of Wisconsin Village. Transportation is provided and includes a free meal and reflection in The Caf. Limited spots available. Sign up on The Harbor.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

9:30 P.M.

Spirit Bingo 
Todd Wehr Center, Room 128 and Jockey Rooms
Check out Carthage’s newest tradition — BINGO! Win awesome Carthage-themed prizes. Sponsored by the Carthage Activities Board.

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

Noon-1 P.M.

Java and Justice
WOH’s Place (Todd Wehr Center)
Chat about social justice issues over a cup of free java. This week’s theme is family separation and the immigration crisis.

6-10 p.m.

Glow Skate
Jockey Rooms (Todd Wehr Center)
Lace up your roller skates and wear your glow gear at Glow Skate. Roller skates are provided. Sponsored by Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council.

TARC Group Fitness Events

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Yoga — Noon-1 p.m., Straz Planetarium
RedZone — 4-5 p.m., Dance Room
Spin — 5-6 p.m., Semler Fitness Center 


Ab Blaster — 3:30-4:30 p.m., Semler Fitness Center
TRX — 4:30-5:30 p.m., TARC Field House


Kickboxing — 5-6 p.m., Dance Room
Yoga — 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dance Room


Spin — 4-5 p.m., Semler Fitness Center
Strength Class — 5-6 p.m., Dance Room


Yoga — 3-4 p.m., Dance Room