Wheaton Weekly

Wheaton Weekly

Events from October 18 to Nov 1

Here’s a list of some upcoming events on campus!

Wanting some extra academic support? Stop by the Academic Advising Drop-In Hours on Wednesday, October 18 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM at the Filene Center in Kollett Hall. These hours will be offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for the rest of the semester from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM. 

Interested in watching and discussing film? Come to the Disclosure Film Screening on Wednesday, October 18 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in Meenely 301. The Center for Social Justice & Community Impact welcomes you to join in a special screening of the acclaimed documentary film, which tracks the history of trans representation in film. Professor Sarah Leventer will introduce the film, guiding attendees through a series of discussion questions. 

Looking to meet fellow gamers? Stop by the Game Club Meeting on Thursday, October 19 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Holman Room of Mary Lyon! Join the Gaming Club and bring your own games or play the ones they provide. Board games, video games, and card games are welcome. Feel free to bring gaming consoles, TVs are limited. All skill levels are welcome! There will be another meeting on Thursday, October 26, at the same time and place. 

Do you love cozy vibes and games? Check out the Cozy Bingo event hosted by SAIL on Friday, October 20 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Emerson Dining Hall. Students, family, and friends are welcome to come on down for a chance to win some cozy prizes just in time for fall! The Phat Police will be providing the atmosphere with some smooth jazz and good vibes. 

Do you love movies and prizes? Check out the After Dark Family Weekend Movie/Trivia Sesh on Saturday, October 21 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM in the Hindle Auditorium! After Dark, hosted by the Wheaton Events Board, is so happy to show Back to the Future at the event. WEB will be hosting a short trivia session after the movie showing, with 80s themed prizes! Make sure to RSVP on Engage if you want to go! Feel free to bring your own snacks too! 

Do you love open mic nights? Come to the Demon Daze on Saturday, October 21 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM in the Lyons Den. The annual spooky open mic night is hosted by the Music Co-op and Café Theatré.

Looking for some Halloween games and activities? Check out the Best Buds Halloween Party on Sunday, October 22 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Chapel Base. There will be lunch, games, and a costume contest! 

Looking to increase your community engagement and begin growing service hours? Participate in the Halloween Card-Making for Nursing Home Residents event on Tuesday, October 24 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the Cole Memorial Chapel Basement (The Base). Join for the signature Whea.Serve event and make some lovely handmade cards for seniors and nursing home residents. This will be hosted by the Center for Social Justice & Community Impact and the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life. 

Are you a first year student interested in learning some skills to succeed at Wheaton? Check out the First Year Success Skill Modules: Wellness & Coping with Stress for Success session on Wednesday, October 25 at 3:30 PM in the Hindle Auditorium. There will be a second session on Friday, October 27 at 12:30 PM in the Discovery Center Rooms 3327 and 3328. These workshop/module seminars are hosted by Academic Advising and Peer Academic Mentors. 

Looking to meet members of The Network for LGBTQ+ Inclusion, Support, & Advocacy? Come to their Fall Meet and Greet Event on Wednesday, October 25 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in Emerson Faculty Dining. There will be light refreshments, a discussion on goals for the year, 

and ways for you to get involved! This will also be an opportunity to hear from community partners around what kinds of projects you’d like to see the network prioritize, or what projects feel like meaningful ones to engage in collaboratively to better empower LGBTQ+ people and allies in the local community. 

Interested in supporting the environmental sustainability of the Wheaton community? Stop by the SGA Sustainability Board Open Meeting on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:30 PM in Meneely 105! The board will be discussing environmental sustainability plans and initiatives and are always looking for people with new event ideas, to get involved in planning, or to just hear what they’ve been working on! These open meetings will be offered bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM in Meneely 105 until the end of the semester. 

Do you love spooky crafts? Check out the Make your Own Spooky Door Decoration event on Thursday, October 26 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the Cole Memorial Chapel Basement (The Base). Join the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life in creating your own door decorations to celebrate the Halloween season. A short informational presentation on Halloween conduct and holidays happening around this time of year for different faith practices will be held. Snacks will be provided!

Do you love scary movies and mocktails? Come to the Monster House Screening and Mocktails event on Friday, October 27 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM in Hindle Auditorium. This will be hosted by WEB’s Boosting Alcohol Consciousness (BAC). The club will be showing Monster House and serving bloody temples! Be ready to be scared! 

Do you love free food and games? Come to the Halloween Carnival on Saturday, October 28 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM at Chapel Field, hosted by Wheaton Events Board! Be sure to check out the Halloween slide, candy apples, cornhole, and more! Costumes aren’t required, but encouraged. In the event of rain or any other disruptive weather, the carnival will take place in Clark Recreation Center. 

For more information on upcoming Wheaton events, check out Engage@Wheaton.