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World Week

Date(s): Mar. 15, 2013 - Mar. 22, 2013
Event Time: All Day

All week in the David Center:

  • Experience what it feels like for small children to carry large Jarricans of water to their families each day in many parts of the world
  • Write your message of hope and encouragement for a child in a Ugandan orphanage on the tail of a kite
  • World Week t-shirt sales - $5 (Proceeds benefit Children's Charities)
  • Buy a Starbucks hot beverage & learn about children's rights worldwide – 5 cents per cup will be donated to charity
  • Climb the 7 Wonders of the World during your next workout – details available in workout centers on campus
  • Make a fleece blanket for the Giving Doll project all week in the Atrium

Friday, March 15

7:30 p.m. – International Movie – 'It's a Beautiful Life' – Olivieri Theatre – sponsored by the International Club

Monday, March 18

9 a.m. – International Commuter Coffee hour
10:30 a.m. – Documentary/poster session on Children's Rights – David Center Atrium
11:00 a.m. – Enjoy Chilean cuisine in the Schervish Dining Centre
12 p.m. – Have your name written in different languages such as Arabic, Chinese
12:30 p.m. – Henna with Mamata
2 p.m. – Bocce Tournament – sponsored by Intramurals
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Make a ribbon for the Kite - write your personal message of hope to a child in Uganda.
3 p.m. – International Dessert Buffet (Cultural Café) – African Songs from students going to Uganda.
3:30 p.m. – Henna with Mamata
6:30 p.m. – Sankofa night – Barrette Business and Community Center featuring Passport Project – sponsored by Multicultural Affairs

Tuesday, March 19

10:30 a.m. – Documentary/poster session on Children's Rights – David Center Atrium
11:00 a.m.– Enjoy Saudi Arabian cuisine – Schervish Dining Centre
11:30 a.m. – Mass in Latin, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel
12:00 p.m. – Screening of Girl Rising – Olivieri Theatre– sponsored by the Sociology Dept. and the Library
1:30 p.m. – $1 Putt Putt – David Center Atrium – UPB – proceeds benefit children's charities
2 p.m. – Ping Pong Tournament – sponsored by Intramurals
3 – 4:30 p.m. – Skype with children from Guatemala – Farrell 206 – sponsored by Dr. Cruz and the Spanish Club
7 p.m. – Screening of Girl Rising – Barrette Business and Community Center – sponsored by the Library and the Sociology Dept.

Wednesday, March 20

11 a.m. – David Center:  Enjoy Japanese cuisine – Schervish Dining Centre; Country Showcase – Learn more about the International Student's cultures – sponsored by the International Club; Sample International Tea/Coffee from around the world; Prize wheel – what did you learn from the country tables?
11:30 a.m. – Have your name written in different languages such as Japanese and Cirillic
12 p.m. – Live international music
12:30 p.m. – Learn International Dances from around the World
9:00 p.m. – International Bake-off – sponsored by Lemmon Hall

Thursday, March 21

10:30 a.m. – Documentary/poster session on Children's Rights – David Center Atrium
11 a.m. – Enjoy cuisine from Central America
1 p.m. – International Classroom Project – International Club visits area elementary schools to share culture
2 p.m. – Ping Pong Tournament –sponsored by Intramurals – Game Room
7 p.m. – Dr. Giles, Director of Auburn University's International Hunger Institute – Barrette Business and Community Center – sponsored by Global Learning
8 p.m. – International Karaoke/Game Fun Night – Game Room – sponsored by the International Ambassadors & the Spanish Club – Salsa dancing 

Friday, March 22

8 a.m. – International Coffee Social Hour
11 a.m. – Global Learning Photo Contest – David Center Atrium
12 p.m. – Skype with children from Guatemala – Farrell 206– sponsored by Dr. Cruz & the Spanish Club
7:30 p.m. – International Movie – 'Kyola' - sponsored by the International Club - Olivieri Theatre

For more information, please contact lbrindisi@walsh.edu.

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