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Summertime and the livin' is easy...
I know summer doesn't "officially" start until June but the heat is rising and it's getting about time to lay out by the pool. This coming week brings you some good oppurtunities to enjoy summer: get some baseball tickets (the "Boys of Summer"), celebrate being a bike commuter (only a couple more weeks before the humidy makes you hate your trusty steed, enjoy it while it lasts) and do the good work that the lazy days of summer allows (Blood Drive and Habitat for Humanity).
Make it happen, my Duke compatriots! Life is for the living out there!
This Week (5/13-5/19)
1. Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2014- Durham Bulls Ticket Voucher Fundraiser
Deadline to purchase tickets: Tues, May 14th
Location: Durham Bulls Stadium
Cost: $9 per ticket (good for any Durham Bulls Game Sunday-Thursday)
Contact: Dana Sroka
The Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2014 will be hosting a Durham Bulls Ticket Fundraiser for tickets to any Home baseball game Sunday through Thursday during the 2013 season. The vouchers you receive from our fundraiser may be redeemed at the Durham Bulls Box office for an available ticket to the game of your choice. The deadline to purchase ticket vouchers is Tuesday, May 14th, and tickets are $9 each. Please make checks payable to: the Durham Bulls Baseball Club and contact Dana Sroka (email@example.com) or any member of the Duke DPT 2014 Class if you are interested in purchasing tickets.
2. Homebuying Seminar
When: Tues, May 14th: 12:30PM
Location: Erwin Square Plaza, Duke Credit Union,2nd Floor Community Room
Contact: Cassandra Taylor
Receive some helpful hints on home financing from the Duke Credit Union: Getting pre-qualified, up-front costs, choosing the right mortgage, the loan application and shopping for your dream home.
3. Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Blood Drive
When: Fri, May 17: 1:30PM-6:00PM
Location: Erwin Square Plaza, Kaiser Classroom
Contact: Laura Grabowski
Make an appointment: redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: Duke
Please support the American Red Cross with your donation of blood at the Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Blood Drive!
4. Duke University Bicyclist Appreciation Event
When: Fri, May 17: 8:00AM-10:00AM
Location: Bryan Center
Contact: Alison Carpenter
On national Bike to Work Day, Duke Parking & Transportation Services and the Duke Sustainability Office will be co-sponsoring a bicyclist appreciation event to thank our campus bike commuters for committing to alternative transportation. Bike over to the Bryan Center on May 17 between 8-10AM to meet other cyclists, learn more about Duke's Bicycle Commuter Benefits program, and enjoy a complementary breakfast and prize giveaways while they last.
5. DUKE GRAD AND PROFESSIONAL HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WORKDAY
When: Sat, May 18th: 08:30 AM-03:30 PM
RSVP: email by Wednesday May 15th
Come build houses with Habitat for Humanity! Volunteer shifts are Saturday May 18 from 8:30-11:30am and 12:30-3:30pm. Sign up by emailing Andre by Wednesday, May 15 indicating which shift you would like to work. Those who sign up will receive an email by Thursday with other pertinent details including directions to the worksite and information about carpooling. Lunch will be provided at the site. Co-Sponsored by the Engineering Graduate Student Council, (EGSC).
Next Week (5/20-5/26)
6. Summer Days, Nasher Nights
When: Thurs, May 23rd: 6:00-7:00PM
Location: Nasher Museum of Art
Contact: Wendy Hower Livingston
Enjoy live music, guest chefs, book discussions, wine tastings, movie nights and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. For complete details, please visit our website: nasher.duke.edu. Presented by Parker and Otis. This week's event is a Wine Tasting. Cost is $5.
7. Anytown, USA student film screenings
When: Fri, May 24th: 7:00PM
Location: American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Contact: Marc Maximov
Film screenings by continuing ed students in Anytown, USA, a documentary video production and editing class at the Center for Documentary Studies. Anytown, USA students produce and edit videos related to a small town in North Carolina. This year's class, taught by filmmaker Randolph Benson, focused on the town of Scotland Neck, and each of the students created a short film on a topic of their choice.
Upcoming: REGISTER TODAY
8. KORU: Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation
When: Wed, 12:30- 1:45PM (May 29, June 5, June 12, and June 19)
Location: 217 Page Building (at CAPS)
RSVP: Registration Required HERE
Cost: FREE for Duke Students
Contact: Holly Rogers, MD
CAPS is offering it's popular Mindfulness and Meditation class this summer. The course, consisting of 4 classes, is designed to help you learn mindfulness through the practice of specific skills that calm and focus your mind; and through the practice of meditation. If you are feeling pressured and stressed, or just interested in learning a new skill that can enrich your life, these classes are for you!
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