Student Activities and Programming

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Spring 2017

January 19 (7 pm)
Student Center Commons
Campus Recreation
Video Game Night
Students come kick-off the new semester with some of your favorite video games: Mario Kart, 2K17, Madden and much more! There will also be free food and prizes!
January 20 (7 pm)
Preston Commons
Activities Team
Back to Belhaven
BAT is kicking off the Spring Semester with bonfires and s’mores. Join in and bring your own blanket!
January 21 (8:30 am - 12 pm)
Rugg Arena
Outreach
MLK Service Day
Join us for a morning of service in the Jackson community in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Meet at the Rugg Arena at 8:30 am to drive to your volunteer sites.
Select Sundays Beginning
January 22 (7 pm - 9 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Open Recreation
pen Rec is the perfect opportunity to fellowship with peers while participating in various recreational sports. Activity schedules will be posted around campus, online and on social media.
January 25 (7 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Women's Self Defense Class
All Belhaven women are encouraged to attend this event and learn techniques on how to protect yourself and ways to be vigilant. 
January 26 (8 pm- 9 pm)
High Heaven
Activities Team
High Heaven Night
Join BAT for a night of dodgeball, jumping, and extreme air sports!
January 28 (6 pm-9:30 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
UDC Dance Jam
January 29 (6:15 pm-7:15 pm)
Bitsy Irby Studio 2
UDC Audition
January 29 (7 pm)
Billy Kim
Ministry
Worship Night and Community Connections
A time to worship, fellowship, and make connections with local churches and community organizations.
January 30 (Season Begins)
Belhaven Bowl/
Auxiliary Gym

Campus Recreation
Intramural Soccer
GOOOOOAAAALLLL! Make your team and compete in the first ever outdoor intramural soccer league! Men's, women's and co-rec leagues will be available. Sign-up on the REC*IT app or pick up a paper roster from Cleland Hall 103.
February 1 (TBD)
Billy Kim
BLC
Leadership Fair
Come out and enjoy a fun night of games and Fair treats and learn about leadership opportunities and ways to get connected on campus.
February 1
Billy Kim Room 202
Campus Connections
February 5 (5 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Super Bowl Watch Party
Watch the big game on the biggest screen Belhaven has to offer! Come enjoy good food, games and football at Super Bowl @ the Bowl!
February 8 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Pilates
Improve your flexibility, build strength, and develop control and endurance in the entire body. This class emphasizes alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.
February 10
Student Center
Activities Team
Beats: Black History Month Edition
Have an interest in signing and honoring Black History Month? Contact activities@belhaven.edu, to reserve a spot in the line up to sing. Not a singer? Swing by for a sweet treat and a night of good music!
February 11 (11 am - 1 pm)
Smith Robinson
Museum

Campus Life
Smith Robertson Museum Trip
Come join us for a trip to Downton Jackson to visit the Smith Robertson Museum for education on African American History. Come join us in the Cooper room immediately after for food and to debrief about the trip.  
February 17 ( 7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl or
Auxiliary Gym

Campus Recreation
Laser Tag
Create your team of six and prepare for an epic battle of strategy and marksmanship! Or just come with your best friends and enjoy a great night of laser fun.
February 18 (9:30 am - 4:30 pm)
Silver Lining
Stables

Ministry
Horseback Riding
A day to go horseback riding, hang out with friends and have a time of fellowship.
February 21 (6 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Badminton and Pickleball Tournament
Training for the Olympics or just having fun create a team or two and come join in on the Spring Badminton and Pickleball Tournament. 

February 22 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation

Zumba Class
Zumba is dynamic, exciting and based on the principle that a workout should be “FUN AND EASY TO DO.” The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body
February 23 (10 am - 2 pm)
Student Center
Commons

Outreach
Missions Market
Come see what mission trips Belhaven Students are about to embark on for Spring Break and learn how to support them!
February 24 (7 pm)
Billy Kim 202
Activities Team
Trivia Night
Test your knowledge of all things! Food, trivia, prizes and more.
February (TBD)
TBD
Outreach
BHM Service Day
Come serve the community at a local ministry!
March 2 (TBD)
Belhaven Bowl or
Auxiliary Gym

Campus Recreation
Intramural Soccer Championship
Cheer on your friends or participate in the first ever outdoor intramural soccer championship!
March 3 (7 pm-8:30 pm)
Sneaky Beans
Student Organizations
Ministries Thank You
Lead teams of FCA, RUF, and Intervarsity will hang out, drink coffee, and get to know one another.
March 3 (7:00 pm)
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation
3 v 3 Basketball Tournament
Bring your best three and show off your talent in a pre-season showcase. Teams will compete against one another until a winner is decided in this 3v3 first to 11 tournament. Sign up in Campus Rec office or on the REC*IT App.
March 6 (7 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
80s Workout
Spring Break is right around the corner and there’s neither a better nor funnier way to get in shape than an old school Richard Simmons workout video. Bring your 80’s attire sweatbands and all!
March 7 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Salsa Class
Bring your dancing shoes and be prepared to Son, Cha-cha-cha and Mambo to the rhythm of beautiful upbeat Cubano music.
March 8 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Zumba Class
Zumba is dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO." The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

March 9 (7 pm)
Billy Kim 200
Activities Team

Lip Sync Battle
Can’t sing? No problem! Here’s the event for you. Grab a crew, practice your best dance moves, and enter the Lip Sync Battle. Battle for epic prizes!
March 22-23 (7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Highland Games
This is a chance for BU to get in touch with its Scottish Highland heritage by competing in traditional and not-so-traditional games, food, music, and fun!
March 24 (TBD)
Billy Kim 202
Student Organizations
Student Organizations Reception
A time for the 2016-2017 organizations leaders to engage in a time of team building and have some dessert.
March 25
Smith Wills Parking Lot
Activites Team
Spring Fest
Stop by Smith-Wills for live music, food and outdoor attractions. You won’t want to miss it! Be sure to cheer for your Belhaven Blazers Men’s Baseball Team afterwards as they take on Concordia University.
March 27 (Season Begins)
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation
Intramural Basketball
Join a Men's, Women's or Co-Rec team and compete in the most popular intramural sport at Belhaven. Win it all to earn a coveted champ shirt! 
March 29 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Pilates
Improve your flexibility, build strength, and develop control and endurance in the entire body. This class emphasizes alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.
April 1 (8:45 am)
Pearl River
Campus Recreation
Kayaking
You won’t want to miss this time of fun, fellowship, and food! We will explore the Pearl River, eat some snacks, and meet some friends on this kayaking adventure!
April 3 (5pm)
Student Center Theatre
Campus Recreation
March Madness Watch Party
It's madness I tell you! Cheer on your favorite team or the underdog. Either way come enjoy the game, free food and fun during the Final Four Championship! 
April 5 (7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Men's Flag Football Tournament
Men it's your chance to represent your class. Sign-up by class to play under the lights for a time of fun, competition, fellowship and a chance to win an intramural champ shirt! 
April 7 (8 pm)
Duling Hall
Activities Team
Spring Formal
Dance the night away with the best of friends! Grab a date and head to Spring formal. Check the bulletin boards around campus to find out the location!
April 8 and 29 (TBA)
Camp Down Range
Leadership Training
A time for the BLC of 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, as well as members of Student Leadership and ministries for the 2017-2018 school year to come together and learn how to become a team and lead effectively.
April 12 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Zumba Class
Zumba is dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO." The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
April 19 (7 pm)
Billy Kim 202
Ministry
Senior Prayer Night
A night to gather and pray for seniors about to graduate. Reception to follow the event.
April 20 (4 - 7 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Outreach
The Dive
Donate, shop and make a difference at Belhaven’s third annual campus wide thrift store!
April 20 (7 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Activities Team
Movie Night in the Bowl
You asked and we provided! The first ever Movie Night in the Bowl is happening. Grab a blanket and head to the bowl for popcorn and a movie.
April 21 (5:30 pm)
Billy Kim 200
Student Organizations
Organizations Leader Reception
A thank you reception for the organization leaders of 2016-2017 and the future leaders of 2017-2018. There will be desserts, games, and a time of getting to know one another better.
April 22 (9:30 am)
Twin Lakes
Ministry
Rock Climbing
Go rock climbing with friends, have a tie of fellowship and conquer the heights.
April 24 (3 pm)
Billy Kim Plaza
Ministry
Succulents Made Easy
Celebrate earth day by creating and environment for students to fellowship together and create their own succulent gardens.

April 26 (8 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation

Yoga Class
Yoga blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format and is designed to improve the health, performance, and mental acuity of those interested in improving their level of fitness.
April 27 (10 am - 2 pm)
Student Center
Commons

Outreach
Missions Market
Come see what mission trips Belhaven Students are about to embark on for Spring Break and learn how to support them!
April 27 (TBD)
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation
Intramural Basketball Championship
Enjoy the end of the semester with a party during the intramural basketball championship game! Come for the food, fun and basketball!
April 29 (8:45 am)
Bogue Chitto River
Campus Recreation
Tubing
What better way to escape the stress of school than to go with the flow and take a tubing trip? Float your worries away and fellowship with friends as we make our way down the Bogue Chitto River!
April (TBD)
Camp Down Range
Student Organizations
Leadership Training
A time for the BLC of 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, as well as the leaders of the 2017-2018 organizations to engage in Leadership Training at Camp Down Range.
May 1 (9 pm)
Dining Commons
Activities Team
Study Break
Take a break from studying, grab some Waffle House on campus, and win a few prizes at Bingo. Trust me, you won’t regret it!

Fall 2016

August 26 (7 pm-10 pm)
Preston Commons
Belhaven Activities Team
Luau
Annual BAT Luau to end Welcome Week and kick-off BAT’s year.  All the things you love about summer!
August 31 - November 30
(Wednesdays, 7 pm-9 pm,
Sundays, August 11 until
December 4 (7pm to
9pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Open Recreation
Open Rec is the perfect opportunity to fellowship with peers while participating in various recreational sports. Activity schedules will be posted around campus, online and on social media
September 1 (4 pm - 7 pm)
Flag Pole
Campus Recreation
Cornhole Tournament
Bags, baggo, or cornhole! No matter what you call it don’t miss out on the 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament before the first home football game of the season!

September 14 (8pm - 9pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation

Pilates Class
Get your sweat on with Campus Rec’s first fitness programming class of the semester. All students receive FREE admission with current student ID.

September 16 (7pm to 8pm)
Shoebird Cafe
Belhaven Activities Team

Beats at the Bird
Fellow Belhaven students will provide music and we will provide the food and fun!  

September 17 (10 am to 6 pm)
Okatoma River
BLC Ministry

Guys Kayaking Trip
Calling Guys Only!!! A day to hang out with friends and go on a kayaking adventure.

September 17 (10 am to 6 pm)
Flag Pole
BLC Ministry

Girls Kayaking Trip
Calling Girls Only!!! A day to hang out with friends and have fun outdoors.
September 28 (4 pm to 7 pm)
Flag Pole
BLC Ministry
See You at the Pole
A night of worship, scripture reading, and prayer.  
September 28 (8 pm to 9 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Zumba Class
Zumba Zoom! Get your sweat on at Zumba this semester. All students receive FREE admission with current student ID.

September 30 {5:30 pm to 7 pm)
Rugg Arena Concourse
Student Leadership and BLC

Spirit Night with Student Leadership and BLC
Don’t miss a chance for FREE Belhaven gear, yard games on the concourse lawn and a “cool” snack. Then join us in supporting our lady Blazers as they take on East Texas Baptist University at 7pm in Rugg Arena.

October 5 (12 pm - 4 pm)
Outside Student Center
Activities Team
Caramel Apple Giveaways
You don’t wanna miss this! We are kicking off October with all of your fall favorites!
October 6 (7 pm to 10 pm)
Belhaven Bowl
Campus Recreation
Powder Puff Flag Football
Girls don’t miss out on the first ever powder puff tournament. All participants are encouraged to join the team based on their classification: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior and Senior.
October 13 (7 pm to 10 pm)
Pinelake Church
BLC Outreach
Lauren Daigle Concert
Volunteer to help Lauren Daigle and her band in the concert at Pinelake Church!
October 14 ( 8 pm to 11 pm)
Capital Club
Activities Team
Homecoming Dance
Join us tonight for the Homecoming Dance at the Capital Club in Downtown Jackson! There will be amazing food and an awesome dance part featuring DJ Jerome! The Capital Club is located on the 19th floor of the Capital towers with the parking garage at the base on the first floor being complementary.
October 19 (8:30 pm to 9:30 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Yoga Class
Stretch it out at Yoga this semester. All students receive FREE admission with current student ID.

October 21 (7pm to 8pm)
Shoebird Cafe
Belhaven Activities Team

Beats at the Bird
Fellow Belhaven students will provide music and we will provide the food and fun!  
October 22
Mississippi Coliseum
BLC Outreach
Propel Women's Conference
Sign up to attend the Propel Women’s Conference at the Mississippi Coliseum. Tickets are $89.50 + a registration and processing fee, tickets are online.
October 25 (5:00 pm to 6:45 pm)
Rugg Arena
BLC Ministry
Pumpkin Carving Tailgate
Come out to the Rugg Arena, grab a cup of hot chocolate and carve a pumpkin.

October 28 (TBA)
TBA
BLC Ministry

Wings and Video Games (Guys Only)
Here’s a night for fellowship, friends!  Plus there will be Wings and Videogames!!  What could be better?! Guys this event is just for you!

October 31
Auxiliary Gym and Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation

Intramural Dodgeball Season Begins
It’s the sport without age! Dodge, duck, dive, dip and dodge your way through the most popular intramural sport at Belhaven. Dodgeball consist of three leagues: Men’s, Women’s and Co-Rec.

November 3 (7 pm - 10 pm
TBA
Belhaven Activities Team

Backwoods
Join BAT for the ULTIMATE fall festival!
November 9 (8 pm to 9 pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation
Zumba Class
Zumba Zoom! Get your sweat on at Zumba this semester. All students receive FREE admission with current student ID.
November 12 (10:30 am to 3:30 pm)
Silver Linings Stables
Horseback Riding
Horseback riding is an event that seeks to promote community and fellowship within the student body at Belhaven. This horseback riding event will give the students the opportunity to be in contact with nature, spend time with friends, meet new people, and take a break from the business of college.

November 17 (6pm to 8pm)
Student Center

Operation Christmas Child

November 18 (7pm to 8pm)
Shoebird Cafe
Belhaven Activities Team

Beats at the Bird
Fellow Belhaven students will provide music and we will provide the food and fun!  

November 19 (5pm to 8pm)
TBA

Ornament and Crafts Girl's Night
This is a night to hang out with girls and have fellowship.  While mixing and mingling with others, we will be making ornaments and other crafts!  Come on out and get your DIY on girls!

November 30 (8pm - 9pm)
Auxiliary Gym
Campus Recreation

Pilates Class
Get your sweat on with Campus Rec’s first fitness programming class of the semester. All students receive FREE admission with current student ID.

December 1 (7pm to 8pm)
Student Center
Activities Team

Christmas Game Night
All the Christmas fun with the ultimate game night!

December 5
Rugg Arena
Campus Recreation

Dodgeball Championship Night
Come enjoy food and cheer on your favorite dodgeball team or participate in the competition this fall during our intramural dodgeball league