Charity Week Schedule

Charity Week 2017

Charity Week

A favorite Charity Week fundraiser is the Charity Week Jail. Students can pay to put their friends - or professors - in jail for an hour. Some professors have been known to stage breakouts and give speeches from atop the jail.

Monday, October 16 - Friday, October 20

9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Booths and Jail open

Monday, October 16

7:00 pm: Lip Sync Battle | Haggar Foyer

Tuesday, October 17

11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Bake Sale | The Mall

7:00 pm: Open Mic | Haggar Foyer

Wednesday, October 18

11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Silent Auction | Haggar Foyer

7:00 pm: Quiz Bowl | The Rathskeller

Thursday, October 19

9:00 pm: Karaoke TGIT | The Rathskeller

Friday, October 20

8:00 pm: Social/Danceathan | Braniff

Saturday, October 21

9:00 am: Charity Week 5K | The Mall

11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Powderpuff | MacNab Rugby Pitch

8:00 pm: Male Auction | The Mall

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