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March 26, 2017

‘Nowruz’ Persian New Year Celebration

Join the Persian Cultural Society for their annual “Nowruz” Persian New Year Celebration on Sunday, March 26 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Student Union. Enjoy a dinner buffet catered by Flame Kabob, performances, DJ, dancing and more. Tickets are $12 for students and $25 for non-students. Tickets may be purchased online.

Start: March 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 26, 2017 @ 9:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, The Great Hall
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 12

March 27, 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your…

Start: March 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: March 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines…

Start: March 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: March 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Kaffeestunde: German Conversation Hour

Practice your German over coffee and treats. All skill levels are welcome!

Start: March 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: March 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

March 28, 2017

Global Projects Showcase Lunch

Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations. Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves. Lunch will be provided. See the full schedule of spring GPS events.

Start: March 28, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
End: March 28, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3102

Kawiarenka: Polish Conversation Hour

Students of all levels are welcome to join to practice Polish and meet other Polish speakers on campus. This event is bring-your-own coffee, but cookies will be available!

Start: March 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: March 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

March 31, 2017

Попойка: Russian Conversation Hour

Students of all levels are welcome to join to practice Russian, enjoy tea and cookies and make new friends. The group meets every Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. in Dey Hall, Room 413.

Start: March 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: March 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 3, 2017

German Language Lunch

Interested in polishing or refreshing your German language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders, including Inga Pollman, an assistant professor in German, at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in German. All participants will receive a short German-language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for discussion. Language Lunches take place from noon to…

Start: April 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 3, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your…

Start: April 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines…

Start: April 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: April 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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