Monthly Events Calendar

Friday (July 24): Pioneer Day – campus closed
 
Friday (July 31): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a Weber River inflatable kayak trip, meet at 11 a.m. to travel to river, $25 student/$35 non-student, ability to swim confidently required, register at 801-626-6373 or weber.edu/outdoor/weber_river_kayaking.html.

August 2015

Saturday (August 1): WSU Campus Recreation hosts the annual “Anything for a Friend” 5k cancer-research fundraiser, 8 a.m., Stewart Bell Tower Plaza, $25, public welcome, 801-626-8723 or anythingforafriend.org.
 
Wednesday (August 5):  WSU’s Small Business Development Center presents “Start Smart: Business Start-Up Seminar,” a two-hour, single-session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs understand the basics to start a business, 6 p.m., WSU Downtown Room 214 (2314 Washington Blvd., Ogden) free, public welcome, register at clients.utahsbdc.org/events.aspx.
 
Wednesdays (August 5-19): WSU’s Community Education offers the course “Design and Landscape a Backyard Paradise,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., Center for Continuing Education Room 210 (775 S 2000 E, University Park Blvd., Clearfield,) $45, public welcome, 801-626-6600 or continue.weber.edu.
 
Thursday (August 6): WSU’s Student Recruitment hosts an orientation for new students, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Stewart Bell Tower Plaza, margaritavara@weber.edu or 601-626-7603.
 
Thursday (August 6): WSU’s Student Success Center hosts an early college information session, 5-6 p.m., WSU Davis Building 2 Room 103 (2730 N. University Park Blvd., Layton) cbusby@weber.edu or 801-626-7583.
 
Friday (August 7): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a Weber River inflatable kayak trip, 11 a.m., $25 WSU/$35 non-WSU, ability to swim confidently required, register at 801-626-6373 or weber.edu/outdoor/weber_river_kayaking.html.
 
Saturday (August 8): WSU Campus Recreation hosts the varsity Boy Scout triathlon, 9 a.m., Swenson Building, $25/$35, public welcome, 801-626-8723 or varsitytri.com.
 
Friday (August 14): WSU soccer vs. Utah Valley, exhibition game, noon, WSU soccer field, free, public welcome, weberstatesports.com.
 
Friday (August 14): WSU’s Wildcat Toastmasters Club, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lampros Hall Room 218D, free, public welcome, contact sbellflower@weber.edu or facebook.com/wildcattoastmastersclub.
 
Tuesday (August 18):  WSU’s Small Business Development Center presents “Start Smart: Business Start-Up Seminar,” a two-hour, single-session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs understand the basics to start a business, 6 p.m., WSU Downtown Room 214 (2314 Washington Blvd., Ogden) free, public welcome, register at clients.utahsbdc.org/events.aspx.
 
Wednesday (August 19): WSU’s Shaw Gallery presents “The Expedition to the End of the World,” a film about the origins of the world and the end of civilization, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden), free, public welcome, egyptiantheaterogden.com or cdenniston@weber.edu.
 
Thursday (August 20): WSU’s Student Recruitment hosts an early college/last-chance orientation for new students, 2-5 p.m., WSU Davis Building 2 Room 110 (2730 N. University Park Blvd., Layton) margaritavara@weber.edu or 601-626-7603.
 
Saturday (August 22): WSU volleyball Purple and White scrimmage, Swenson Gym, 6 p.m., free, public welcome, 801-626-8500.
 
Thursday-Friday (August 27-28): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts the Experience Weber orientation for new students, an overnight adventure at Causey Reservoir, camping equipment provided as needed, $30, register at weber.edu/experienceweber or contact danielturner1@weber.edu.
 
Thursday (August 27): WSU’s Sustainability Practices and Research Center hosts the Susie Hulet Community Solar workshop, an information session about supplying homes with solar energy, 5:30 p.m., Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall, free, public welcome, weberstatesolar.org.
 
Friday (August 28): WSU’s Wildcat Toastmasters Club, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lampros Hall Room 218D, free, public welcome, contact sbellflower@weber.edu or facebook.com/wildcattoastmastersclub.
 
Friday (August 28): The Latter-day Saint Student Association hosts the Bounce~N~Bash Back-to-School Party, 7-11 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, all students welcome, 801-621-1800.
 
Friday (August 28): The WSUSA hosts “Late Night at Weber!” DJ, activities, food and prizes, 7-11 p.m., Lower Quad, free, incoming freshmen and transfer students welcome, emmaclark@weber.edu or 801-626-7332.
 
Monday (August 31): First day of fall semester and first-block classes.
 
Contact:

Allison Barlow Hess, director of Public Relations
801-626-7948 • ahess@weber.edu

Author:
Melissa Smith, office of Media Relations
801-626-6348 • melissasmith9@weber.edu