Friday Night Lights

Every Friday night, free and discounted games in the Usdan Game Room from 8pm-Midnight!

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Fall 2012 Programs


Sunday, September 2
Club Conference
Hassenfeld Conference Center

This conference is designed to bring club leaders together to kick off each semester. The goal is to provide club leaders with the necessary information and tools in order to plan successful programs and events at Brandeis. The conference includes breakout sessions on club finances, event planning logistics, and leadership skills.

 Sunday, September 2
Are You Reading my Mind?
SCC Theater, 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Nominated as “Newest Rising Star” and “Best Novelty Performer” mentalist Jonny Zavant will leave you speechless as he reveals the power of your subconscious mind and helps you  unlock skills you never knew you had!

Monday, September 3
Arts and Activities Fair
SCC Great Lawn, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Interested in finding out more about clubs at Brandeis?  This is your chance to meet club leaders and talk with them about their missions, goals, and activities.

Thursday, September 6
Ollie's Eatery, 10:00 p.m.

Friday, September 7
Friday Night Lights Kick Off
Game Room, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy our campus game room during Friday Night Lights.  We will offer free pizza while you have the chance to try out all that the Game Room has to offer free of charge.  Never tried pool? Ping pong? Shuffleboard? Darts? Video games?  Here is your chance!

Saturday, September 8
YOLO:  The Party (FKA: BDeis Records Dance)
Levin Ballroom, 10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
From the people who brought you Snow White and Blackout... The MUST ATTEND party touches down this September courtesy of B-Deis Records and Brandeis DJs and Producers...spinning the finest Dubstep, House, Techno, Hip-Hop and Electro.  Featuring DJ Karma, Kid Fish Octokyu and more.

Monday, September 10
All Arts Welcoming Party
Slosberg Courtyard, 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Office of the Arts, Student Activities and the Undergraduate Theater Collective

Saturday, September 15
Explore Boston Day
Usdan Boston Shuttle Stop, beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Student Activities encourages students to use this day to explore what Boston has to offer. Using the Brandeis Boston Shuttle, our handy guide to what to explore, and discounted tickets to the New England Aquarium and IMAX, Museum of Science, and Boston Duck Tours. Staff will be on hand at the Usdan Shuttle stop to hand out maps.

Monday, September 17
Trip to the Zoo!
Van leaves T-lot @ 1:00 p.m. (behind Spingold Theater)
New to New England? Come visit the Southwick Zoo, It's more than a zoo, it's an adventure! This day will include seeing monkeys, tigers, and bears just to name a few. Visit for a more detailed look. Purchase your tickets in advance at Brandeis Tickets in the Shapiro Campus Center atrium. Tickets are $10.

Tuesday, September 18
Campus Invasion
Great Lawn, noon
Join Jam'n 94.5 FM and KISS 108 as they invade Brandeis with representatives from Blue Man Group and Canobie Lake Park "Screem Fest".  Remember to pick up information about Constitution Day and learn more about your right to vote!  Sponsored by Student Activities.

Thursday, September 20
Ollie's Eatery, 10:00 p.m.
Co-sponsered by Student Events!

Saturday, September 22
New England Revolution Soccer Game
Bus leaves T-lot @ 5:30 p.m. (behind Spingold Theater); Game @ 7:30 p.m. (Time subject to change)
Don’t miss College Night when the New England Revolution host the New York Red Bulls at Gillette Stadium! Purchase your tickets in advance at Brandeis Tickets in the Shapiro Campus Center atrium. Tickets are $10 and include a pregame party inside Gillette Stadium with free food and beverage, games and contests, and a pregame DJ.

Wednesday, September 26
Break the Fast
6:30 pm, Great Lawn
Please join President Fred and Dr. Kathy Lawrence at this year's Break the Fast, following the Yom Kippur holiday. Our entire campus community is invited to gather on the Great Lawn, where the tent will open at 6:30pm. Lots of delicious food, all kosher, will be available until 8:30pm. We hope to see you then.

Monday, October 1
Apple Picking at Honey Pot Hill
Bus leave T-lot @ 1:00 p.m. (behind Spingold Theater)
Get your ticket in advance at Brandeis Tickets in the Shapiro Campus Center atrium; $5 refundable deposit required. Price of apples is not included in trip. Pick Macouns, MacIntosh, Cortand, Empire and Red Delicious. Cash & check only at pick your own and much of the orchard, ATM in the farm store. Visit the apple shop, hedge maze, tunnel maze and farm animals. Enjoy cider donuts, caramel apples, apple & pumpkin pie and frozen yogurt. Hayrides also available.  http://

Thursday, October 4
Ollie's Eatery, 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 6
BBQ at Brandeis Soccer Game
Gordon Soccer Field, noon
Come cheer on Brandeis' Women's Soccer at 11:00am and Men's Soccer at 1:30pm as they compete against Case and continue their winning season! And, enjoy a BBQ in between the fun!

Thursday, October 11-Monday, October 15
Fall Fest
Enjoy a magical weekend of events planned especially for students and their families. For more than 64 years, students have come to Brandeis to learn, become leaders and make their marks. See for yourself what makes Brandeis one of the finest centers of learning, teaching, research, creativity, commitment, and consequence in the country. Go to the Fall Fest website for all of the details.

Thursday, October 18
Ollie's Eatery, 10:00 p.m.
Test you knowledge of Massachusettes trivia for the chance to win fun prizes!

Saturday, October 20
Mass Hysteria
Levin Ballroom, 9:00 pm.
Do you feel like you need a dictionary to understand the Boston accent?  How about a diagram to keep track of the politicians and their corruption?  And what the heck is the difference between inbound and outbound?!  Get some answers at Mass Hysteria, a hilarious comedy show/musical performance that has native Bostonians and newcomers alike entertained and cracking up at all those pesky nuances of this quirky state.  Snacks also provided!

Thursday, November 1
Ollie's Eatery, 10:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 15
Ollie's Eatery, 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17
Women's Bball Kickoff
Details coming soon!

Thursday, November 29
Ollie's Eatery, 10:00 p.m.