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Carthage Kick-off Days

Carthage will kick off the 2019-20 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. 4, 2019

8-9:30 p.m.

Chapel Night Live and Food Trucks
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 late-night snacks from local food trucks! Meet Campus Pastor Kara Baylor and find out what the CFS is all about.

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019

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, free food, and more! Sponsored by the Carthage Activities Board.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2019

8-9:30 p.m.

Pizza-Palooza! with live music from Next Town Down
TARC Circle (Rain location: Todd Wehr Center Jockey Rooms)
Come hungry to sample local pizza offerings and catch up-and-coming R&B band Next Town Down — all for free! Sponsored by the Carthage Activities Board. 

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019

9-11:30 a.m.

Pre-Health Student Meeting 
Straz Atrium

11 a.m.-Noon

Pre-Law Student Meeting 
Clausen 106

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. 8, 2019

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.  

7:30 p.m. 

Catholic Mass
A. F. Siebert Chapel

Monday, Sept. 9, 2019

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.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

4:30-6:30 p.m.

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

7:30 p.m.

S.P.I.R.I.T. — Students Promoting Inclusivity Rooted in Togetherness
WOH’s Place (Todd Wehr Center)
S.P.I.R.I.T. is open to all students no matter where you are on your faith journey.

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. 13, 2019

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. 

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019

5 P.M.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019

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.

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