Board of Activities Events

Date Event Campus Building
Tuesday, January 23 Digital Caricature Artist and Chinese Calligrapher MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Wednesday, January 24 Chris Dare-Roaming Magician NBG Throughout Newburgh Campus
Wednesday, January 24 Digital Caricature Entertainment NBG Kaplan Hall, Kaplan Cafe
Tuesday, January 30 Club Fair MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Wednesday, January 31 Snow Globes and Escape Rooms NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Thursday, February 1 Involvement Fair w Attribute Art, Pancake Art & Airbush Beanies/Scarves NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Tuesday, February 6 Eric Mina - Hypnotist MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Wednesday, February 7 Doug's Wire Writing NBG Kaplan Hall, Kaplan Cafe
Tuesday, February 13 Love Bingo NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Wednesday, February 14 Valentine's Prize Give Away MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Wednesday, February 14 Speed Caricatures NBG Kaplan Hall, Kaplan Cafe
Tuesday, February 20 The Hook Up-Interactive Event NBG Tower Building,
CSI Meeting Room B-15
Thursday, February 22 John Cassidy-Comedic Magician & Weird Stuff w Ballons NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Tuesday, February 27 A Shot of Reality-Interactive Event NBG Tower Building,
CSI Meeting Room B-15
Wednesday, February 28 Stuff A Plush-Featuring: COLT Mascot NBG Tower Building, Cafeteria
Thursday, March 1 BOA Bingo MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Thursday, March 1 Presidential Gaming Challenge NBG Tower Building, Game Room
Tuesday, March 6 Midnight Meow-Musicians NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Thursday, March 8 Leonard Ouzts-Comedian NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room

Wednesday, March 14

Emotion into Art

MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Wednesday, March 14 Chill Zone-Oxygen Bar &
Therapy Dogs
NBG Tower Building, Cafeteria
Friday, March 16

Movie Night featuring: Coco

MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Tuesday, March 27 - Thursday, March 29 The Great Egg Hunt MDTN/NBG Shepard Student Center and Tower Building
Wednesday, March 28 Personalized Pillow Cases NBG Tower Building, Cafeteria
Wednesday, March 28 Movie Night NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Tuesday, April 3 BOA Bingo MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Tuesday, April 3 The Mayhem Poets-Spoken Word Poets NBG Tower Building, Cafeteria
Thursday, April 5 Condom Casino MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Tuesday, April 10

AJ Smith - Singer/Songwriter

MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Tuesday, April 10 Professional Social Media Presence-Presentation & Professional Photos NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Thursday, April 12 The Asia Project-Spoken Word Poets NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Tuesday, April 17 Open Talent Night:
Hosted by Mama Lou-Strong Woman
NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Wednesday, April 18

Ben Seidman -Comedic Magician

MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Thursday, April 19 Ben Seidman-Comedic Magician NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room
Tuesday, April 24 Spring Picnic w Therapy Dogs, Cotton Candy, Snow Cones & Magic Mugs NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room/Oval
Thursday, April 26 Spring Picnic featuring: Laser Tag, Spin Art Frisbees & Sandy Candy MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Thursday, April 26 Spring Bingo NBG Tower Building, Cafeteria
Tuesday, May 1

Stress Free Zone featuring: Massage-on-the-go w/ aromatherapy, Henna Tattoos, free refreshemnts and more

MDTN Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria
Tuesday, May 1 Stress Free Zone w
Massage-on-the-Go, Therapy Dogs, Candle Art and Aromatherapy
NBG Kaplan Hall, Great Room

Currently registered SUNY Orange students can attend events on both campuses. For shuttle schedule click here.

 


ANGIE JORDAN- DIGITAL CARICATURE ARTIST 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and CHINESE CALLIGRAPHER 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.angie jordan
Tuesday, January 23
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)

Digital Caricature Artist - Yes, you can receive digital cartoons designed on the iPad right in front of you! Angie is the FIRST CARICATURE ARTIST IN THE WORLD to draw on the iPad.

Chinese Calligraphy is the stylized artistic writing of Chinese characters. It is the written form of Chinese that unites the languages spoken in China. ... The early Chinese written words were simplified pictorial images, indicating meaning through suggestion or imagination.

This event is free for SUNY Orange Credit Students

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ANGIE JORDAN- DIGITAL CARICATURE ARTIST 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and CHRIS DARE 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.angie jordan
Wednesday, January 24
Kaplan Hall, Kaplan Cafe (NBG)


She's baaaack!!!...this time in NEWBURGH!
Digital Caricature Artist - Yes, you can receive digital cartoons designed on the iPad right in front of you! Angie is the FIRST CARICATURE ARTIST IN THE WORLD to draw on the iPad.


Chris Dare-Roaming Magician
At only 25 years old, Chris has performed for thousands of people around the world, sharing what he likes to call "The Dare to Believe."A special brand of performance art, Chris Dare combines magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection and showmanship to ensure an unforgettable experience. Using these skills as his toolset, his mission is to inspire others with the belief that anything is possible.Chris Dare Image










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CLUB FAIR club fair
Tuesday, January 30
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Start a club....join a club! Stop by our annual club fair and see what clubs are available for you to join. Whether your interests are recreational or educational, there is a club for you. SUNY Orange Students are invited to enjoy a Maui Wowi Smoothie and/or pizza which will be served to on a first come first served basis.

 

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SNOW GLOBES and ESCAPE ROOMS Snow Globes
Wednesday, January 31
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
10AM - 2PM


SNOW GLOBES! Guests can make one for themselves or as a gift. Snow Globes are a great addition to any party!

Teams of up to six players have fifteen minutes to solve the puzzles to win the game.  Unlike other Escape rooms, they are not locked in but must find the solution to the room in the form of a physical item.  Escape from the Zombies, Escape from College, or
find the Treasures of the Tomb!


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INVOLVEMENT FAIR w ATTRIBUTE ART, PANCAKE ART & AIRBRUSHED BEANIES/SCARVESAirbrushed Beanies and Scarves Image
Thursday, February 1
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
10AM - 2PM


Come see what your campus has to offer!!! Learn about what clubs we have on the Newburgh Campus, play some games, make some Attribute Art, get some Custom Airbrushed Beanies and Scarves, and enjoy some delicious and eye catching Pancake Art!












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ERIC MINA - HYPNOTIST eric
Tuesday, February 6
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m.

Eric Mina dares audiences to dream with his comedy hypnosis show that has been performed at over 100 schools. The audience becomes the show in this unique and hilarious approach to hypnosis. You have never seen a show like this one. It combines comedy, inspiration, and fun to create a once in a lifetime experience. In Eric's show, you will witness live talent competitions, dance-offs, and even a part where the hypnotized students create their own crazy and hilarious charities.

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DOUG'S WIRE WRITINGDoug's Wire Writing Image
Wednesday, February 7
Kaplan Hall, Kaplan Cafe (NBG)
10AM - 2PM

Doug’s Wire Art is a unique craft form in which a single piece of wire is creatively bent into any requested shape — names, phrases, titles, symbols, etc.




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LOVE BINGO
Tuesday, February 13Love Bingo Image
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
11AM - 2PM

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we wanna give you something you LOVE! Stop by
for some FREE snacks and tons of FREE prizes! BINGO is a college favorite! FREE candy and a chance for you to win great prizes including dinner certificates, movie certificates and more. You need your valid student ID to participate in this event.






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VALENTINES BREAK A HEART BALLOON PRIZE GIVE AWAY VALENTINES
Wednesday, February 14
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m.

There will be FREE candy and a chance for you to win great prizes including dinner certificates, movie certificates and more. Each SUNY Orange credit student who receives their Valentines candy will be given a ticket. At 11:30 a.m. there will be a drawing. Twenty-five lucky students will have the opportunity to choose (in the order they were drawn) a balloon which will contain, within, a piece of paper indicating their prize. Just break A Heart (balloon) and the prize is yours.

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SPEED CARICATURESAdam Paint Speed Caricaturist Image
Wednesday, February 14
Kaplan Hall, Kaplan Cafe (NBG)
10AM - 2PM



Adam Pate is an amazing caricature artist that does detailed pictures in a minute or less






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THE HOOKUP - INTERACTIVE EVENTThe Hook Up Image
Tuesday, February 20
Tower Building, CSI Meeting Room, B-15 (NBG)
11AM - 12PM



Hooking up can often sound like harmless fun, but it can also be a cover for some very unhealthy behaviors. This engaging discussion pulls back the covers on hooking up, clarifying when it’s actually sexual violence and how bystanders can protect potential victims from predators.



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JOHN CASSIDY- COMEDIC MAGICIAN & WEIRD STUFF W BALLOONSJohn Cassidy Image
Thursday, February 22
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
11AM - 12PM


John Cassidy is a professional comedian, magician, and balloon artist who holds several Guinness World Records® for balloon sculpting speed. His records include Most Balloon Sculptures Completed in One Hour and Most Balloon Sculptures completed in One Minute.





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A SHOT OF REALITY - INTERACTIVE EVENT A Shot of Reality Image
Tuesday, February 27
Tower Building, CSI Meeting Room (B-15) (NBG)
11AM - 12PM



Combines improv comedy, audience participation, and education on alcohol awareness while hilarious improvisations keep the audience engaged and entertained while educational sketches drive home alcohol facts and statistics.



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STUFF A PLUSH FEATURING COLT MASCOT Colt Dunking Image
Wednesday, February 28
Tower Building, Basement (NBG)
10AM - 2PM



Show your school pride! Stop by and take a photo with THE COLT as you stuff your own
Colt mascot plush!








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BOA BINGO BINGO

Thursday, March 1
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m.


This is one of our most popular events because you can win FREE prizes, chill with friends, make new friends and enjoy some refreshments. You need your valid student ID to participate in this event.




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PRESIDENTIAL GAMING CHALLENGE Presidential Gaming Day Flier Image
Thursday, March 1
Tower Building, Game Room (NBG)
11AM - 12PM


Do you consider yourself a gamer? Do you like PS4, Ping Pong, and Billiards!? Come test your skills against SUNY Orange President, Dr. Kristine Young! Perhaps one of the COOLEST college presidents we know...and we know many!














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MIDNIGHT MEOW-MUSICIANSMidnight Meow Image
Tuesday, March 6
Kaplan Hall, Great Room(NBG)
11AM - 12PM

Midnight Meow is all about giving people a journey, a trip, and an escape. We are a multi-instrumental group who will reach and pull you into our musical world ~ Explore the freedom of creation and let the rest speak for itself.



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LEONARD OUZTS-COMEDIAN Leonard Ouzts Image
Thursday, March 8
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
11AM - 12PM

Comedian Leonard Ouzts, a native of South Carolina and current resident of Chesapeake, Virginia has been funny as long as he can remember.  A young man that grew up in the country life of the south says that is what keeps him humble and allows him to appreciate the finer things in life.  In high school, Leonard enjoyed playing football and during a road trip from the State Championships is when he knew he'd found his calling.


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EMOTION INTO ART
Wednesday, March 14
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m.

Using fingertips, palms and multiple brushes, Tom paints portraits of famous people on a four foot by five foot canvas in just a matter of minutes. His creations are choreographed to loud music that is powerful and stimulates the senses. Tom's Emotion Into Art™ is described as taking his audience through an amazing journey of excitement, suspense, cheer, motivation and surprise. His ability to captivate his audience and share the experience of color, music, and action is a way to bring people into the world of art, inspiration and creativity.


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CHILL ZONE W OXYGEN BAR AND THERAPY DOGSTherapy Dogs Image
Wednesday, March 14
Tower Building, Cafeteria (NBG)
10AM - 2PM



Are mid-terms stressing you out? Then come and de-stress at the Chill Zone! There will be an Oxygen Bar that uses aromatherapy to help you de-stress as well as free food and games to play!


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MOVIE NIGHT FEATURING: COCO coco
Friday, March 16
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
7 p.m.

COCO - Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Admission to this event is free for SUNY Orange credit students, faculty, staff and their guests. Consessions will be sold for a nominal fee.

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THE GREAT EGG HUNT egg hunt
Tuesday, March 27 - Thursday, March 29
Middletown and Newburgh Campus (MDTN & NBG)


At 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day clues are posted at the Shepard Student Center Information Desk in Middletown and at the Center for Student Involvement Office, Tower Building in Newburgh. Follow the clues to find one of the hidden eggs and claim a great prize basket!

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PERSONALIZED PILLOW CASESPersonalized Pillow Cases Image
Wedneday, March 28
Tower Building, Cafeteria (NBG)
10AM - 2PM



Come on down to Tower Building Cafeteria, On Wednesday March 28th between 10:00 am – 2:00pm to have personalized airbrushed pillow case made.
Bring that pillow case to our Newburgh Movie Night for a special surprise!


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MOVIE NIGHT
Wedneday, March 28
Kaplan Hall, Cafeteria (NBG)
6PM - 8PM


To be decided upon by the Newburgh Board of Activities and posted soon after.






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BOA BINGO bingo

Tuesday, April 3
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
1 p.m.


This is one of our most popular events because you can win FREE prizes, chill with friends, make new friends and enjoy some refreshments. You need your valid student ID to participate in this event.


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THE MAYHEM POETS-SPOKEN WORD POETSThe Mayhem Poets Image
Tuesday, April 3
Tower Building, Cafeteria (NBG)
11AM - 2PM


Do you like poetry? Then you would enjoy the amazing styles of The Mayhem Poets. These theatre-trained, comedically-gifted, lyrical virtuosos seamlessly blend raw elements of hip hop, theatre, improv and stand-up comedy to tell
gut-wrenching truths that leave audiences forever changed.

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CONDOM CASINO casino
Thursday, April 5
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


This highly interactive program, uses casino games and condoms to relate to the “CAMPUS HOOK UP CULTURE”. This unique combination of casino play masterfully intertwined with topics like safe sex, sexual consequences, sexual choices and sexual identity guarantees to create a compelling and thought provoking evening for any college student. Games like Beer Goggle Black Jack, STD Bingo, and the Lucky in Love Dice game all combine an awareness component while still keeping the sizzle of a real Vegas casino. It is fun, it is fast paced, it is full of surprises and it is certainly a safe bet to sex awareness on any campus!


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AJ SMITH - SINGER/SONGWRITER aj smith
Tuesday, April 10
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m.


AJ Smith NYC award-winningmulti-instrumentalistsinger-songwriter is already an award-winningsongwriter. The 25-year-old recording artist AJ Smith is best known for his #3 song “summertime” that topped charts in Australia shortly after Smith opened for legendaryband The Eagles.



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PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE - PRESENTATION & PROFESSIONAL PHOTOSAmma Marfo Image
Tuesday, April 10
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
11AM - 2PM


As a young adult and soon to be college grad, you’ll need to start thinking about meandering through social media in a professional manner. Stop by to have a professional headshot taken to use on your Facebook, LinkIn, Instragram, or whatever other accounts you have. There will be a presentation from Amma Marfo on professional social media usage from 11AM-12PM.

Amma Marfo is a thoughtful yet incurably silly independent higher education professional, writer, and editor based in Boston, MA. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island, and a Master of Education from the University of South Florida.



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THE ASIA PROJECT - SPOKEN WORD POETSThe Asia Project Image
Thursday, April 12
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
11AM - 12PM


They have toured over 600 colleges with an acoustic music poetry act that has amazed audiences all over the country. On the microphone is Asia Samson: Write and poet. Accompanying him on the guitar is his brother in law Jollan who uses music to create an atmosphere that brings poetry to an emotional levels you would never expect.






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OPEN TALENT NIGHT: HOSTED BY MAMA LOU - STRONG WOMANMama Lou Image
Tuesday, April 17
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
6PM - 8PM


Do have an amazing talent? Would you like to show it off in a fun and welcoming environment? Then come to the Open Talent Night where all kinds of talents are welcome. It will be hosted by the amazing Mama Lou (Strong Woman).

Mama Lou performs all over the world, wowing audiences by crushing apples with her biceps, driving nails into wood with her bare fist, and ripping entire telephone books in half. You know...useful stuff! Along with these super human abilities, she blends comedy and hilarious audience participation in each performance.

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BEN SEIDMAN - COMEDIC MAGICIAN ben
Wednesday, April 18
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m.

Ben Seidman is an American sleight-of-hand performer, actor, comedian, and creative consultant who has won the entertainer of the year award for Princess Cruises. He is the only person to have served as the Resident Magician at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. In 2013, Seidman co-starred in Magic Outlaws on Travel Channel. Following the debut of his TV specials, Ben taught Johnny Knoxville magic tricks for his film Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa. Seidman’s performances are notable for featuring original magic effects. His inventions are employed in A&E’s program Mindfreak, starring Criss Angel, where Seidman served as writer and adviser for three seasons.


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BEN SEIDMAN - COMEDIC MAGICIAN ben
Thursday, April 19
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
11AM - 12PM




He's baaaack!!! This time on the NEWBURGH Campus

Seidman’s performances are jam packed with stand-up comedy, fascinating true stories, and world- renowned sleight-of-hand. His energy and playfulness are contagious as they spread through theaudience and he never fails to give a sensationalperformance.





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SPRING PICNIC COTTON CANDY, SNOW CONES & MAGIC MUGSSnow Cones Image
Tuesday, April 24
Kaplan Hall, Great Room/Oval (NBG)
10AM - 2PM




Come on over and relax at the Spring Picnic. There will be lots of fun, food, and games! We’ll have some fun foods like cotton candy and snow cones, as well as customized mugs that reveal a picture or phrase when the temperature changes. And last but not least, we may even have more THERAPY DOGS!






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SPRING PICNIC FEATURING: LASER TAG, SPIN ART FRISBEES AND SANDY CANDYpicnic
Thursday, April 26
Alumni Green ( weather location: Physical Education Building) (MDTN)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Enjoy a day playing laser tag, making a spin art frisbee and having some sandy candy. Also, a barbeque lunch is available on a first come first served basis.



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SPRING BINGOApril Bingo Image
Thursday, April 26
Tower Building, Cafeteria (NBG)
11AM - 2PM


Do you have good luck? Would you like to try your luck? Then come down to Bingo! There will be plenty of prizes and chances for you to win. There will also be plenty of snacks and drinks. Come down to Tower Building, Basement Cafeteria.



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STRESS FREE ZONE FEATURING: MASSAGE-ON-THE-GO W/ AROMATHERAPY, HENNA TATOOS & LIGHT stress freeREFRESHMENTS
Tuesday, April 10
Shepard Student Center, Cafeteria (MDTN)
11 a.m.

A massage provided in a mobile massage chair has incredible physical, emotional and spiritual advantages. Chair massage allows you to incorporate wellness into your daily life. There’s no need to carve out a lot of time. The therapist will give you an effective shorter massages which helps when you are living on the go and just need some stress relief. The specially designed massage chairs allows the person receiving a massage to completely relax. The special massage chair was made to hold every muscle of your body without you having to do a thing but enjoy.

The fragrant flowers are used to create perfume, and the leaves are dried and then turned into a fine powder that's used for temporarily dying the skin — hence henna tattooing. The plant has even been known to treat skin conditions. Relax and enjoy getting your henna tattoo by our amazing henna artist.


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STRESS FREE ZONE FEATURING: MASSAGE-ON-THE GO W AROMATHERAPY, CANDLE ARTAromatherapy Image
& MORE THERAPY DOGS

Tuesday, May 1
Kaplan Hall, Great Room (NBG)
10AM - 2PM.



Do finals have you going crazy? Do you need to relax or escape your stress? Then come on over to the Stress Free Zone! There will be Massage-on-the-go so you can feel all your stress melt away, Therapy Dogs to help you relax, Aromatherapy Inhalers, and you can make your own scented candle! You use over 9 colors of granulated wax; you choose your own design and scent; you mix the colors; you play with the textures . . . and you end up with a one-of-a-kind candle creation to take home with you.



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