Monday, Aug. 1, Special Events on Campus

Published: July 30, 2016

There is always something going on at UW-Parkside and Monday, Aug. 1, is no exception.

The campus hosts three community events in the afternoon. Some portion of each event takes place in or near the Student Center. Parking for these community events will be reserved in Lot A east of the Student Center. UW-Parkside faculty, staff and students are asked to consider parking in lots B or C near the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities, or lots D or E near the Sports & Activity Center on Monday.

Pokemon Go meet-up 12:30 to 4 p.m., Student Center and throughout campus

The Admissions Office hosts a Pokémon Go meet-up event. Pokémon Go is the popular smartphone game in which players, called trainers, catch virtual creatures in an AR (augmented reality). So far, hundreds of people have expressed interest in the event via the UW-Parkside Pokemon Go meet-up Facebook page.

Adventures in Lifelong Learning legislative forum 2 to 3 p.m., Student Center Cinema

Adventures in Lifelong Learning (ALL) hosts a legislative forum with Democratic State Representative Peter Barca and Republican State Representative Samantha Kerkman. The event is free and open to the public. The program will focus on current legislative issues of importance to Kenosha and Racine counties.

Strive Together Community Summit 3:15 to 8 p.m., Student Center University Ballroom

The Kenosha Strive Together Partnership is a direct outgrowth of important community conversations advancing cradle-to-career success of Kenosha area youth. The Kenosha Strive Together Community Summit invites leaders in education, business, government and non-profit sectors to continue the discussion around alignment of the good work being done in our community.

In addition to these events in the afternoon, the Mid-Prairie Cross Country Camp continues next week, and Monday evening there is a Kenosha Pops orchestra rehearsal in the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities.

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