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Square Dance: August 22 (Friday) *First Weekend
The annual Square Dance is open to all Belhaven University students! Come out in your best getup and join the Belhaven Activities Team as we dance square-dance style! There will be food and refreshments in the Student Center and the fun will begin at 8:00pm!

Braves Night: August 23 (Saturday) *First Weekend
The Mississippi Braves are hosting Belhaven University! The game starts at 6:00pm at the Mississippi Braves Stadium in Pearl, MS and enjoy fireworks after the game. Tickets are $3. Come by Cleland Hall, Suite 101, to reserve your ticket early through Friday, August 22nd. Meet in the Student Center at 5:15pm on Saturday to carpool, or meet at the stadium before the game at the first base ticket box office. Directions to the stadium will be in the residence halls and on the first floor of Cleland Hall. This event is brought to you by the Belhaven Activities Team (BAT) and Belhaven Intramurals. Email or if you have any questions.

Movie Night: August 29 (Friday) *Labor Day Weekend
Enjoy a movie in the Student Center Commons sponsored by BAT on Saturday, August 24th! Come meet new friends and enjoy free popcorn and drinks. The new release movie begins at 7:30pm!

Luau: September 5 (Friday)
Limbo, potato sack races, hula hoop contests, and music and dancing are just some of the fun things going on at the Luau! Enjoy the pig roast, smoothies, and many other hors d’oeuvres from 8:00-10:00pm outdoors on the lawn between Preston and Fitzhugh. (If inclement weather, event will be hosted on the first floor of the Student Center.)

Rec the Night: September 26 (Friday)
Join Intramurals for a night of recreation: including laser tag and 3-on-3 basketball! BAT will sponsor BINGO! It all ends with Waffle House catering and Outdoor Movie Night. You don't want to miss this late-night fun event!

Homecoming Dance: October 18 (Saturday)
Celebrate this year’s Homecoming Court and annual festivities at the annual Homecoming Dance! The dance will be held at the Mississippi Children’s Museum from 8:00-11:00pm. Directions will be available in all the residence halls as well as the first floor of Cleland Hall. Casual dress.  Admission is FREE with a Belhaven ID. All guests must be signed in with a Belhaven student.

Pumpkin Carving: October 25 (Saturday)
Come join BAT for an afternoon of pumpkin carving and/or painting and watch the Blazers Men’s Soccer Team in the Bowl. The fun begins at 3:30pm!

Holiday at BU (Operation Christmas Child): November 13 (Thursday)
Come get a jump start on the Christmas season at Holiday at BU! In addition to festive music and lights, join the Belhaven Activities Team and enjoy free hot chocolate and snacks, and pack or turn in your Operation Christmas Child boxes. The fun begins at 7:00 pm in the Student Center!

Hunger Games Scavenger Hunt: November 17-20 (Monday-Thursday)
Join in on this campus-wide scavenger hunt and win two tickets to the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 midnight movie premiere!

Chill Out: December 2 (Tuesday)
Need to chill out before exams start? Come relax with friends at Chill Out from 8:00-9:30pm in the Student Center. We will have coffee and dessert!

*For more information on events, contact: Activities Coordinator & Intramurals Coordinator