Five reasons to leave your dorm this week

On Thursday, May 3, food trucks will be taking over Faust Park in Chesterfield from 5-8 p.m.
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LINDSEY FIALA | Online Editor

It’s the last week of the semester and finals are in full swing. Give yourself a study break and head out to one of these events happening on or near Lindenwood’s campus!

1. Late night breakfast
Monday, April 30
10 p.m – midnight
Spellmann Center

Join CAB for a late-night breakfast in the Spellmann cafeteria for activities such as a live DJ, giant Jenga, eating competitions and a team dance competition. Of course, there will also be breakfast being served during these festivities. There will also be a T-shirt giveaway as well as a chance to win prizes.

2. Last Yeehaw graduation party
Tuesday, May 1
6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Linden Lodge

Stop by Linden Lodge for free food and fun to celebrate graduation. For more information please contact Donna Filkins at [email protected]

3. 2018 Parks Food Trucks Fest
Thursday, May 3
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Faust Park

Beat the finals week food cravings at Faust Park where food trucks will be taking over. There will be bands playing from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. while you eat. Each food truck offers a unique menu, so grab your friends and head out to Chesterfield. 

4. Job Fair
Friday, May 4
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
St. Charles Community College

Since the school year is wrapping up, it is the perfect time to head to a job fair to meet future employers and find potential job leads. Admission is free for all job seekers. Some of the employers that will be attending the job fair include the following: City of O’Fallon, Clarkson Eye Care, Delmar Gardens of O’Fallon, Dierbergs Markets, Fort Zumwalt School District and Mercy Hospital – St. Louis.

5. Saint Louis Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Film Festival
Friday, May 4
6 p.m.
Saint Louis Science Center

Cinema St. Louis and the Saint Louis Science Center are holding a science-fiction and fantasy short-film contest. Round up your friends for a night of sci-fi fun to celebrate the end of finals week. For more information, click here.