Student Activities and Programming

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Fall 2017

September 1 (8 pm)
Gillespie Commons
Activities Team
Luau
Belhaven Activities Team is kicking off the year with a Luau! Throw on a Hawaiian t-shirt, come play volleyball and munch on a pulled pork slider. Bring requests for our new DJ and come ready to dance!
Sundays thru Nov. 19 (7 pm)
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Open Recreation
Come enjoy Campus Rec’s version of “Open Gym”. Play fun and unusual sports or half-court basketball with your friends.
September 7 (8 pm)
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Fitness Programming
Keep your body in healthy shape while also having fun with friends. Our inclusive fitness environment uses workout opportunities like Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Kick-boxing and more to create an positive and entertaining exercise atmosphere.
September 11
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation
Intramural Dodgeball Season (thru October 16)
The best way to kick-off a new semester is to throw dodgeballs at your new friends! Sign-up for Intramural Dodgeball today.
September 12 (6:15 pm)
Smith Wills
Activities Team
Spider Man Homecoming
What better way to spend a Tuesday night than watching a movie? BAT is covering the cost of your movie ticket at the Cinemark in Pearl. First come, first served.
September 16 (9 am)
Pearl River
Campus Recreation
Kayaking
Glide down the river with your friends. Don’t miss the fall semester kayaking trip. Only costs $15 per person. Pay with cash or card in office of Student Leadership.
September 21 (8 pm)
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Fitness Programming
Keep your body in healthy shape while also having fun with friends. Our inclusive fitness environment uses workout opportunities like Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Kick-boxing and more to create an positive and entertaining exercise atmosphere.
September 27 (7 pm)
Billy Kim
Leadership Council
Worship Night
A time for worship, in honor of See You at the Pole.
September 29 (8 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Activities Team
and Campus Rec
Rec the Night
Don’t miss out on the awesome night of games and events on the football field.
October 5 (8 pm)
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Fitness Programming
Keep your body in healthy shape while also having fun with friends. Our inclusive fitness environment uses workout opportunities like Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Kick-boxing and more to create an positive and entertaining exercise atmosphere.
October 12 (7 pm)
High Heaven
Activities Team
High Heaven Night
You won’t want to miss this! Free admission to High Heaven when you show your ID at the door. This is a first come first serve event, so be sure to get there early! Be on the lookout for waivers and sign-up sheets in the Student Center.
October 19 (8 pm)
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Fitness Programming
Keep your body in healthy shape while also having fun with friends. Our inclusive fitness environment uses workout opportunities like Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Kick-boxing and more to create an positive and entertaining exercise atmosphere.
October 23, 25,
26 (7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Powderpuff and Men's Flag Football Tournaments
Ladies come compete with your fellow classmates at a chance to be named the best graduating class. Fellas don’t miss out on routing and coaching the ladies but also be sure to sign up for the Men’s Flag Football tournament as well! (Practice on October 18-19 at 7 pm)
October 27
River Hills Club
Activities Team
Homecoming Dance
The annual Homecoming Dance will be held at River Hills Club this year, only minutes from campus! A light dinner will be served. Come ready to dance and take in all that River Hills has to offer.
October 28 (4 pm)
Billy Kim
Leadership Council
Homecoming Court Pictures
2017 Homecoming Court pictures!
October 28 (Halftime)
Belhaven Bowl
Leadership Council
Presentation of Homecoming Court
2017 Homecoming Court Presentation at halftime!
November 6
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Intramural Volleyball Season (thru December 4)
Bump, set and spike it. Come learn a new sport with friends or gather a team to compete for a championship. Either a fun way to end the fall semester with friends.
November 9 (7:30 pm)
Student Center
Activities Team
Canvas and Cookies
Painting and cookies. What more could you need? Enjoy a night of guided painting. Supplies included! We will have an instructor on site for beginner level painters. Artists with more advanced skills are welcome to come too!
November 9 (8 pm)
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Fitness Programming
Keep your body in healthy shape while also having fun with friends. Our inclusive fitness environment uses workout opportunities like Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Kick-boxing and more to create an positive and entertaining exercise atmosphere.
November 10 (7 pm)
Student Center Commons
Campus Recreation
Game Night
Come play Mario Kart, NBA 2K and much more at Game Night. Play cards or boards game with your friends and enjoy a low-key hangout in the Student Center.
November 16 (7:30 pm)
Preston Commons
Activities Team
Backwoods
S’mores, mechanical bulls, and pumpkin carving. Just a few things you’ll find at Backwoods this year!  Join BAT in Preston Commons for one of our largest events of the semester.  
November 30 (8 pm)
Auxillary Gym
Campus Recreation
Fitness Programming
Keep your body in healthy shape while also having fun with friends. Our inclusive fitness environment uses workout opportunities like Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Kick-boxing and more to create an positive and entertaining exercise atmosphere.
December 5 (7:30 pm)
Dining Commons
Activities Team
Late Night Breakfast: Christmas Edition
Belhaven Activities Team is partnering with MMI to bring you Late Night Breakfast! BAT will cover the cost for commuters and on-campus students can get in with their ID.

Spring 2017

January 19 (7 pm)
Student Center Commons
Campus Recreation
Video Game Night
Students come kick-off the new semester with some of your favorite video games: Mario Kart, 2K17, Madden and much more! There will also be free food and prizes!
January 20 (7 pm)
Preston Commons
Activities Team
Back to Belhaven
BAT is kicking off the Spring Semester with bonfires and s’mores. Join in and bring your own blanket!
January 21 (8:30 am - 12 pm)
Rugg Arena
Outreach
MLK Service Day
Join us for a morning of service in the Jackson community in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Meet at the Rugg Arena at 8:30 am to drive to your volunteer sites.
Select Sundays Beginning
January 22 (7 pm - 9 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Open Recreation
pen Rec is the perfect opportunity to fellowship with peers while participating in various recreational sports. Activity schedules will be posted around campus, online and on social media.
January 25 (7 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Women's Self Defense Class
All Belhaven women are encouraged to attend this event and learn techniques on how to protect yourself and ways to be vigilant. 
January 26 (8 pm- 9 pm)
High Heaven
Activities Team
High Heaven Night
Join BAT for a night of dodgeball, jumping, and extreme air sports!
January 28 (6 pm-9:30 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
UDC Dance Jam
January 29 (6:15 pm-7:15 pm)
Bitsy Irby Studio 2
UDC Audition
January 29 (7 pm)
Billy Kim
Ministry
Worship Night and Community Connections
A time to worship, fellowship, and make connections with local churches and community organizations.
January 30 (Season Begins)
Belhaven Bowl/
Auxiliary Gym

Campus Recreation
Intramural Soccer
GOOOOOAAAALLLL! Make your team and compete in the first ever outdoor intramural soccer league! Men's, women's and co-rec leagues will be available. Sign-up on the REC*IT app or pick up a paper roster from Cleland Hall 103.
February 1 (TBD)
Billy Kim
BLC
Leadership Fair
Come out and enjoy a fun night of games and Fair treats and learn about leadership opportunities and ways to get connected on campus.
February 1
Billy Kim Room 202
Campus Connections
February 5 (5 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Super Bowl Watch Party
Watch the big game on the biggest screen Belhaven has to offer! Come enjoy good food, games and football at Super Bowl @ the Bowl!
February 8 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Pilates
Improve your flexibility, build strength, and develop control and endurance in the entire body. This class emphasizes alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.
February 10
Student Center
Activities Team
Beats: Black History Month Edition
Have an interest in signing and honoring Black History Month? Contact activities@belhaven.edu, to reserve a spot in the line up to sing. Not a singer? Swing by for a sweet treat and a night of good music!
February 11 (11 am - 1 pm)
Smith Robinson
Museum

Campus Life
Smith Robertson Museum Trip
Come join us for a trip to Downton Jackson to visit the Smith Robertson Museum for education on African American History. Come join us in the Cooper room immediately after for food and to debrief about the trip.  
February 17 ( 7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl or
Auxiliary Gym

Campus Recreation
Laser Tag
Create your team of six and prepare for an epic battle of strategy and marksmanship! Or just come with your best friends and enjoy a great night of laser fun.
February 18 (9:30 am - 4:30 pm)
Silver Lining
Stables

Ministry
Horseback Riding
A day to go horseback riding, hang out with friends and have a time of fellowship.
February 21 (6 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Badminton and Pickleball Tournament
Training for the Olympics or just having fun create a team or two and come join in on the Spring Badminton and Pickleball Tournament. 

February 22 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation

Zumba Class
Zumba is dynamic, exciting and based on the principle that a workout should be “FUN AND EASY TO DO.” The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body
February 23 (10 am - 2 pm)
Student Center
Commons

Outreach
Missions Market
Come see what mission trips Belhaven Students are about to embark on for Spring Break and learn how to support them!
February 24 (7 pm)
Billy Kim 202
Activities Team
Trivia Night
Test your knowledge of all things! Food, trivia, prizes and more.
February (TBD)
TBD
Outreach
BHM Service Day
Come serve the community at a local ministry!
March 2 (TBD)
Belhaven Bowl or
Auxiliary Gym

Campus Recreation
Intramural Soccer Championship
Cheer on your friends or participate in the first ever outdoor intramural soccer championship!
March 3 (7 pm-8:30 pm)
Sneaky Beans
Student Organizations
Ministries Thank You
Lead teams of FCA, RUF, and Intervarsity will hang out, drink coffee, and get to know one another.
March 3 (7:00 pm)
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation
3 v 3 Basketball Tournament
Bring your best three and show off your talent in a pre-season showcase. Teams will compete against one another until a winner is decided in this 3v3 first to 11 tournament. Sign up in Campus Rec office or on the REC*IT App.
March 6 (7 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
80s Workout
Spring Break is right around the corner and there’s neither a better nor funnier way to get in shape than an old school Richard Simmons workout video. Bring your 80’s attire sweatbands and all!
March 7 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Salsa Class
Bring your dancing shoes and be prepared to Son, Cha-cha-cha and Mambo to the rhythm of beautiful upbeat Cubano music.
March 8 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Zumba Class
Zumba is dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO." The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

March 9 (7 pm)
Billy Kim 200
Activities Team

Lip Sync Battle
Can’t sing? No problem! Here’s the event for you. Grab a crew, practice your best dance moves, and enter the Lip Sync Battle. Battle for epic prizes!
March 22-23 (7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Highland Games
This is a chance for BU to get in touch with its Scottish Highland heritage by competing in traditional and not-so-traditional games, food, music, and fun!
March 24 (TBD)
Billy Kim 202
Student Organizations
Student Organizations Reception
A time for the 2016-2017 organizations leaders to engage in a time of team building and have some dessert.
March 25
Smith Wills Parking Lot
Activites Team
Spring Fest
Stop by Smith-Wills for live music, food and outdoor attractions. You won’t want to miss it! Be sure to cheer for your Belhaven Blazers Men’s Baseball Team afterwards as they take on Concordia University.
March 27 (Season Begins)
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation
Intramural Basketball
Join a Men's, Women's or Co-Rec team and compete in the most popular intramural sport at Belhaven. Win it all to earn a coveted champ shirt! 
March 29 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Pilates
Improve your flexibility, build strength, and develop control and endurance in the entire body. This class emphasizes alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.
April 1 (8:45 am)
Pearl River
Campus Recreation
Kayaking
You won’t want to miss this time of fun, fellowship, and food! We will explore the Pearl River, eat some snacks, and meet some friends on this kayaking adventure!
April 3 (5pm)
Student Center Theatre
Campus Recreation
March Madness Watch Party
It's madness I tell you! Cheer on your favorite team or the underdog. Either way come enjoy the game, free food and fun during the Final Four Championship! 
April 5 (7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Men's Flag Football Tournament
Men it's your chance to represent your class. Sign-up by class to play under the lights for a time of fun, competition, fellowship and a chance to win an intramural champ shirt! 
April 7 (8 pm)
Duling Hall
Activities Team
Spring Formal
Dance the night away with the best of friends! Grab a date and head to Spring formal. Check the bulletin boards around campus to find out the location!
April 8 and 29 (TBA)
Camp Down Range
Leadership Training
A time for the BLC of 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, as well as members of Student Leadership and ministries for the 2017-2018 school year to come together and learn how to become a team and lead effectively.
April 12 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Zumba Class
Zumba is dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO." The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
April 19 (7 pm)
Billy Kim 202
Ministry
Senior Prayer Night
A night to gather and pray for seniors about to graduate. Reception to follow the event.
April 20 (7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Activities Team
Movie Night in the Bowl
You asked and we provided! The first ever Movie Night in the Bowl is happening. Grab a blanket and head to the bowl for popcorn and a movie.
April 25 (11 am - 1 pm)
Outside Student Center
BLC
Succulents Made Easy
Help create an environment for students to fellowship together and create their own succulent gardens.
April 27 (10 am - 2 pm)
Student Center
Commons

Outreach
Missions Market
Come see what mission trips Belhaven Students are about to embark on for Spring Break and learn how to support them!
April 27 (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation
Intramural Basketball Championship
Enjoy the end of the semester with a party during the intramural basketball championship game! Come for the food, fun and basketball!
April 29 (8:45 am)
Bogue Chitto River
Campus Recreation
Tubing
What better way to escape the stress of school than to go with the flow and take a tubing trip? Float your worries away and fellowship with friends as we make our way down the Bogue Chitto River!
April (TBD)
Camp Down Range
Student Organizations
Leadership Training
A time for the BLC of 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, as well as the leaders of the 2017-2018 organizations to engage in Leadership Training at Camp Down Range.
May 1 (9 pm)
Dining Commons
Activities Team
Study Break
Take a break from studying, grab some Waffle House on campus, and win a few prizes at Bingo. Trust me, you won’t regret it!
May 10 (7 pm)
Billy Kim 202
BLC
Senior Celebration
A night to gather and pray for seniors about to graduate. Reception to follow the event.