What’s happening: Aug. 28 events calendar

See Something

Thurs., Aug. 29 

Women’s Soccer vs. Loyola

The women’s soccer team is hosting the home opener against Loyola (Md.) Starting at 5:30 p.m., and there is a free student shuttle from the Siegel Center UU lot to Sports Backers Stadium. There will also be a T-shirt giveaway to the first 100 fans in attendance, as well as the chance to win a $50 Netflix gift card. 

7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Free for students.


Sat., Aug. 31

“Super 8” 

The Byrd Theatre is hosting a screening of the 2011 film “Super 8.” Tickets are $4. For more information, visit byrdtheatre.org

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Byrd Theatre & Foundation (2908 W. Cary St.) 


Do Something

Sat., Aug. 31 

2019 Pole Green Park 5K Run/Walk

The Collegiate Running Association is hosting a 5K Run/Walk at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville. Registration is $20 before the race day; $25 the day of the race. To register, visit the Pole Green 5K Run/Walk Facebook page.

8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Pole Green Park (8996 Pole Green Park Lane)


Tues., Sept. 3


Join the Activities Programming Board in its first bingo night of the school year. This monthly event will include free food and prizes. Be sure to get there early and bring friends.

7 p.m. – 9 p.m. University Student Commons (907 Floyd Ave.) Free.


Learn Something

Ongoing Cabell Library Tours 

Utilize the resources the library has to offer by attending one of Cabell’s library tours. They’re 30-minute tours offered until Oct. 3. For more information, contact Sue Robinson at srobinson26@vcu.edu or visit go.vcu.edu/library-tours.

James Branch Cabell Library (901 Park Ave.) Free.


Fri., Aug. 30

Orientation Leader Interest Meeting

Learn about how to become a summer 2020 orientation leader. The session will review the available positions, application process, job requirements, etc. For more information, contact newrams@vcu.edu.

12 p.m. – 1 p.m. University Student Commons (907 Floyd Ave.) Free.


Fri., Aug 30

Student Media Center Open House

Discover the organizations student media has to offer at the open house. Come learn about each organization and meet the students involved. For more information, visit vcustudentmedia.com.

2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Student Media Center (817 W. Broad St.) Free.

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