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Events That Might Interest You

Hello! Thanks for completing the Haven and/or AlcoholEdu module during fall 2015 as part of your Chicago Quarter class. We hope you learned a lot, and that your transition to DePaul has been a little bit smoother because of it.

As part of the module, you told us about some campus activities that you might be interested in. The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness sorted through all of your responses, and learned that you might want to know about the following events and activities:

Recreation and Fitness

Monday, February 21

Love Your Body Yoga (in honor of Eating Disorder Awareness Week)
Time and Location: 5:15 pm, The Ray Studio C, FREE

Sunday, February 28

Ski/Snowboard Day Trip
Time and Location: Leave The Ray at 5:45 am, $75
Get an early start to hit the slopes at Chestnut Mountain and return to campus by 8 pm. Register at The Ray by Thursday, February 18.

Sunday, February 28

Ski/Snowboard Day Trip
Time and Location: Leave The Ray at 5:45 am, $75
Get an early start to hit the slopes at Chestnut Mountain and return to campus by 8 pm. Register at The Ray by Thursday, February 18.

Monday, February 29 (Sign up by Sunday, February 28)

Kangoo Jumps Leap Day class
Time and Location: 5:30 pm, The Ray Studio D, $4
Go to YouTube, type in Kangoo Jumps, then leap over to The Ray (or download The Ray at DePaul app) to register for this special Leap Day class.

Friday, March 4

DIY: Easter Crafting
Time and Location: 5 pm, The Ray Room 135, FREE

Wednesday, April 6

Intramural Free Agent Meetings
Time and Location: Outdoor Soccer: 9 pm, Kickball: 9:30 pm, The Ray, FREE

Do you want to play an Intramural sport but don’t have a team? Free agent meetings provide you a chance to meet potential teammates.

Community Engagement

Service Immersion Trips
Serve, reflect and engage with a spring break service immersion trip. Spots are currently available on a waitlist-basis for the Spring Break immersions. Apply here. Please contact Emily at elahood@depaul.edu for more information and to get involved.

DePaul Community Service Association
DePaul Community Service Association consists of 16 student organizations who go out Monday to Saturday to do weekly community service across communities in Chicago. If interested, contact Gina Leal at gleal1@depaul.edu.

Community Peacemakers Program
The Community Peacemakers program is DePaul University’s response to youth violence in Chicago. CPM pairs DePaul students with Chicago Public High Schools across the city to serve as college mentors for one year. For more information contact Danielle Russell at druss9@depaul.edu.

Vincentian Service Day
Vincentian Service Day (VSD) is an annual tradition at DePaul taking place on the first Saturday in May. This year on May 7th, over 1400 DePaul students, staff, faculty and alumni will participate in a day of service in the Chicagoland area and cities around the country. For information on how to participate, contact Casimiro Pena at cpena10@depaul.edu.

Spirituality

Every Thursday

Mid-day Meditation at the Ray
Time and Location: Noon, Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center Studio C
Thirty minute pause to get centered through a guided meditation. No experience necessary. Faculty, students, staff and community members are encouraged to stop and be still. Co-sponsored by the Ray and University Ministry.

Thursday, February 18

Movies and Mercy-"Of Gods and Men"
Time and Location: 7:00-10:30 pm, Lincoln Park, Schmitt Academic Center 161
Watch the movie then have a discussion with Professors from Catholic Studies and the Chaplain of Muslim Life in the theme of mercy in the movie through the lens of the Catholic and Muslim faiths.

Tuesday, March 15

Louise Feast Day Mass & Lunch
Time and Location: 12:00 pm Mass in Loop and Lincoln Park
Lunch to follow in Lincoln Park Student Center Room 104.

Thursday, April 14

Movies and Mercy- "Crash"
Time and Location: 7:00-10:30 pm, Lincoln Park Schmitt Academic Center 161
Watch the movie then have a discussion with the Professors from Catholic Studies and the Political Science Department about racism through the lens of the Catholic faith during this Year of Mercy. ​