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Cosmic Bowling

Sun, Sep 4     6:00 pm-9:00 pm Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley

ABA Cosmic Bowling

School doesn’t start until Tuesday, what is there to do?!?!

Enjoy free bowling and the latest tunes for 3 hours at the Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley! You don’t have to bowl well to come and have fun!

You don’t even need a car! Buses load at 5:30pm at the Community Center in Residence Life.


Gourmet S’mores

Mon, Sep 5     7-8:30pm Phoenix Park

Stop by to enjoy a bonfire classic! Make your own s’more and then be sure to grab your spot for the Outdoor Movie that will be starting at 8:30pm!

Sponsored by the University Union

Outdoor Movie

Mon, Sep 5     8:30pm Phoenix Park

Come see one of the summer blockbusters at dusk on our GIANT inflatable screen.  You can watch from the grass on a blanket, one of the picnic tables, or bring your very own camp chair.

Rain Location: Kress Events Center Turf Gym

Shopko Night

Tue, Sep 6     9:30pm Shopko - East Town Mall

Shopko night

Our 13th annual Shopko Night! It’s one big party, and you get 10% off almost everything in the store. Pick up any essentials you may be missing and you could win some free items as well!

Buses load at 9pm in the MAC Circle, immediately after the comedian is done.



Comedian Jeff Scheen

Tue, Sep 6     8:00pm Phoenix Rooms

Jeff Scheen is a writer and comedian who grew up in Holly, MI. Growing up in Northern Michigan will make any kid into a weirdo, just ask Jeff.    Sponsored by Good Times Programming and Student Life.


Jeff Scheen

Six Appeal – Vocal Band

Wed, Sep 7     8:00pm Phoenix Club

This six-piece a cappella group from Minneapolis, MN, is known for its vivid musical style, unmatched energy, playful charm, and wide range of genres.    Sponsored by Good Times Programming and Student Life.

six appeal

HeadPhone Disco

Thu, Sep 8     7:30pm-10:00pm Phoenix Park

Get ready to have a silent jam session with two DJs broadcasting through wireless headphones and dancing-fools with no sound-system. Switch between both DJs’ channels any time you want to jam out to something else!   Sponsored by Good Times Programming and Student Life.



Groovin’ Grounds – feat. Dustin Hatzenbuhler

Fri, Sep 9     8:00pm Common Grounds

Born as a natural instrumentalist, Dustin taught himself piano, guitar, and ukulele, all while fostering his innate gift of vocal range and melody. This Minnesota native was a contestant on Season 4 of NBC’s The Voice.  Sponsored by Good Times Programming and Student Life.


National Assisted Living Week

Sun, Sep 11     All Day Green Bay

Celebrate National Assisted Living Week by honoring your local assisted living facility!

September 11-17

Pictured Rocks Cruise – September 24

Thu, Sep 15     8:00-8:00 Musining, MI

Registration Deadline is Sept. 16

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Musining, Michigan

Bus leaves Studio Arts Lot at 8 AM, arrives back in Green Bay at 8:30 PM

Travel to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on the shores of Lake Superior to enjoy the majestic Spray Falls, time on the water, and wonderful photo opportunities. Cost is $25 for students and $50 for non-students at the UTIC.  Sponsored by Good Times Programming.

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Mystery Bingo

Mon, Sep 19     7pm Phoenix Room B

It is UWGB’s very own Bingo Hall! Play for free and when you win, choose your mystery prize bag wisely!

Once you pick your prize, open it and find out what you won! Light refreshments will also be provided.


The Asia Project

Tue, Sep 20     8:00pm Phoenix Club

With Asia’s words and Jollan’s guitar riffs, The Asia Project blends poetry into a show that is motivational and moving. Combining humor and inspiration, the duo provokes thought with self-reflection to audiences across the country.  Sponsored by Good Times Programming.


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Wed, Sep 21     11AM-1PM Phoenix Rooms

OrgSmorg is a student organizations fair.  It’s a great way to get acquainted with students from UWGB’s  student organizations.  There are over 130 student organizations, so there is something for everyone.  And, it is easy to start your own student organization too— just in case you don’t see something that you’d like (Student Life staff will be happy to help you with that).

OrgSmorg is fun, free, and low-key.  There will also be giveaways and usually some free snacks too!

Come meet some cool people and join the fun!

UWGB Nites – Birthday Party

Fri, Sep 23     10pm-1am University Union

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Did you have a birthday this year? Come to UWGB Nites for the biggest birthday party of the year!

The University Union will be filled with crafts, activities, food, and people to celebrate! The party goes from 10pm until 1am and you don’t want to miss it!


Road Trip Bingo

Mon, Oct 10     7pm Phoenix Room B

Come for a chance to win road-tripping essentials while you play for free! Snack on trail mix before you hit the road with your prizes!

Intergenerational series: Bridging the gap between young and old (panel)

Thu, Oct 13     2-3:20pm 1965 Room

Do you think you understand how the “older generation” ticks? Think again. A panel of retirees will share their perspectives on family, money, lifelong learning, and whatever you care to ask them. You’ll definitely laugh, you’ll probably be surprised, and you may even be inspired to rethink your own life. Sponsored by Student Life, Human Development, and Learning in Retirement.

Intergenerational series: Bridging the gap between young and old (small-group discussions)

Thu, Oct 20     2-3:20pm Phoenix Room B

Join us for this very special annual tradition: an open conversation between students and retirees. Discuss life, love, learning, and whatever is on your mind. We move past age-based myths and stereotypes to discover what young and old adults can learn from each other. Sponsored by Student Life, Human Development, and Learning in Retirement.

UWGB Nites

Fri, Oct 21     10pm-1am University Union

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Come partake in the late-night fun while we fill the University Union with crafts, games, and more! Everything is free and fun-just for you!

Book discussion: “Big magic: Creative living beyond fear” (Elizabeth Gilbert)

Tue, Oct 25     5-7pm Heritage Room, Union

bigmagic“Gilbert [writes] with sincerity and humility about the joy that creativity has given her…. If you enjoyed Eat, Pray, Love, if you are drawn to self-help or inspirational books, or if you just like to bask in another person’s positive glow, you’ll love Big Magic.” –Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Register to receive a free copy of the book and join our discussion.  Refreshments provided.



Family Weekend

Sat, Oct 29     Various Times Various Places

All families affiliated with the University community are invited to come to campus for Family Weekend. Most events are free or low cost. Possible events include Packer tours, Comedy City, and an ice cream social.

Registration and ticketing information will be available on the Student Life web site at the end of August.


Book Discussion: “When breath becomes air” (Paul Kalanithi)

Thu, Nov 10     5-7pm Heritage Room, Union

whenbreathThis #1 New York Times best-seller is a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question: What makes a life worth living? Register to receive a free copy of the book and join our discussion. Refreshments provided.



UWGB Nites

Fri, Nov 18     10pm-1am University Union

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Come partake in the late-night fun while we fill the University Union with crafts, games, and more! Everything is free and fun-just for you!

Winter Wellness Bingo

Mon, Nov 21     7pm Phoenix Room B

It is the last bingo of the semester! Treat yourself to some chicken noodle soup and orange juice while you win essentials to stay healthy this winter!

University Leadership Awards ceremony and reception

Fri, Dec 16     6pm Phoenix Rooms

UWGB recognizes students who have been involved, achieved academic success, and contributed to the campus community and beyond. Students are nominated for the University Leadership Award and Chancellor’s Leadership Medallion.