Five reasons to leave your dorm this week


Competitors take the stage at the 2016 Miss Lindenwood competition at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center. The annual event is hosted by Phi Lambda Chi.
Photo from the Miss Lindenwood Facebook page.

MICHELLE SPROAT | Video Content Manager

Here are five things to do this week on Lindenwood’s campus and around St. Charles. 

1. Watch not one, not two but THREE films this week during the Lindenwood Film Series. 
Tuesday, Nov. 28, Wednesday, Nov. 29 and Thursday, Nov. 30
7 p.m.
Library and Academic Resources Center, Theater (room 343)

The weekly film series will feature an additional film this week. On Tuesday, “Labyrinth” will take the screen and on Thursday, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will show. The showing of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” has been rescheduled from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Wednesday, Nov. 29. Click here for more information on this week’s film series. 

2. Attend “Date-a-Delt” to raise money for diabetes research. 
Thursday, Nov. 30
8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Spellmann AB Leadership Room

The Iota Chi chapter of Delta Tau Delta is holding a fundraiser for JDRF, an organization that raises funds for type 1 diabetes. The organization requests that participants wear formal attire. More information on the event can be found here

3. Snap a photo with a real reindeer to get in the holiday spirit.
Friday, Dec. 1 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lindenwood University – Heritage side of campus

Celebrate the first day of December at Campus Activity Board’s “Rad Reindeer on the Quad” event. Attendees are able to take photos with the reindeer between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Read more about the event here

4. See who wins the title of Miss Lindenwood at Phi Lambda Chi’s annual competition. 
Saturday, Dec. 2
7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Lindenwood University Cultural Center

Cheer on contestants during Phi Lambda Chi’s third annual Miss Lindenwood contest. See who has what it takes to win the crown this year. More information can be found here

5. Celebrate the holiday season during Lindenwood’s annual Christmas Walk.
Sunday, Dec. 3
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Lindenwood University – Heritage side of campus

Engage in holiday festivities during Lindenwood’s annual Christmas Walk. The event will feature appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday karaoke and other events for all ages. This event is free and open to the community. Click here to read more about this event.