Sunday, September 13, 2015

If you are interested in attending a religious service, Northfield offers a variety of options within walking/biking distance or which offer transportation. The list can be found online at:

10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., BRUNCH ON YOUR OWN (TIMES VARY)
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., East Dining (LDC)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Burton Dining Hall

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., MEANING, MUSIC & MUFFINS, Alumni Guest House
Join in with this multifaith sing-along and brunch - all levels of singing ability welcome!

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., MUSIC AUDITIONS
Please visit the Carleton College Music department website here for more information.

12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., RECREATION CENTER OPEN HOUSE
Stop by anytime between 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. to take a tour and enjoy a variety of activities. Gauge your mood and choose the event(s) that best suit you. Bring your workout shoes in your new Campus Recreation/Student Activities bag that you received on move-in day!

Want to Have an Adventure?                       
Climbing/Bouldering from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Are you a first-time or experienced climber? Doesn’t matter! Come learn how to climb, boulder, and belay (and what those terms actually mean) at the Rec. Center’s Climbing Wall and Bouldering Cave. Climbing staff members will be there to teach and direct you.

Need Workout Ideas?
Fitness Center Orientation times are: 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Get a great start on balancing a healthy lifestyle before classes start by taking advantage of a free orientation to the Fitness Center in the Rec. Center led by our LifeStyles Personal Trainers. Stop by one of these sessions to learn your way around and get comfortable with the workout equipment.         

Fieldhouse Games
Courts are open 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
We will have courts set-up for basketball, volleyball, and/or tennis. Whether you decide to bring your own group or want to take part in a pick-up game, we are here for you!

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., RAINBOW RECEPTION, Gender and Sexuality Center, Ground Scoville
Stop by the GSC to learn more about the Carleton LGBT community and meet the friendly folks of the Gender and Sexuality Center.


3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., OPEN PLAY VOLLEYBALL, Behind the Library
Open play on the sand courts behind the Libe hosted by the Men’s Club Volleyball Team. All skill and experience levels welcome.

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., TESTING FOR DOLLARS!, Multiple Locations (TBD)
When is the last time you were paid to take a test?  Join thousands of other students across the country who take the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) as entering first-years and earn $35!  The CLA measures your ability to use evidence to construct arguments (and challenge them), and then to express your reasoning clearly.  Best of all, you’ll get a chance to take it again as seniors (again for pay) and see how much you’ve improved.

4:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., DINNER ON YOUR OWN (TIMES VARY)
4:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., East Dining (LDC)
5:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Burton Dining Hall

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., PEAR Student-Athlete Welcome, Burton Dining Hall
This event is mandatory for all members of the varsity athletic teams.
The Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation (PEAR) Department would like to provide this opportunity for all new varsity student-athletes to gather and socialize during the dinner hour.  While you may already have met the members of your team, wouldn’t it be great to meet the members of the other teams on campus? Join us for dinner with a brief address by Associate Athletic Director Heidi Jaynes at approximately 5:30 p.m.   

6:30 p.m., ROSH HASHANAH SERVICE, Great Hall
Services led by Shosh Dworsky, associate chaplain. Dinner follows the service at 8 p.m.

Stop by to meet staff of the Office of Intercultural and International Life and enjoy refreshments. All are welcome to attend.

10:00 p.m., RESIDENCE LIFE STUDY BREAK, Residence Hall Floor Lounge