Residence Life Meet-Ups

Introduced at Fredonia in Fall 2015 and inspired by meetup.com, Residence Life Meet-ups are informal, low-risk social events designed for students to connect with each other. Most meet-ups are free of charge, and all Fredonia students are welcome.

Ice Cream and Camp Games

Date:  Thursday, August 19, 2021

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  outside Chautauqua Hall, near sand volleyball court

Continue to soak in summer with free ice cream and outdoor camp games like Kan-Jam, cornhole, and sand volleyball!

Ice cream meet-up picture.
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Ball Out (feat. Gatorade and Granola Bars)

Date:  Friday, August 20, 2021

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  outdoor tennis and basketball courts, next to Dods Hall

Calling all pick-up basketball and tennis enthusiasts (or novices)!  Bring your gear if you own it, but we will provide a couple of basketballs, tennis rackets, and tennis balls.

Ball Out (basketball and tennis) meet-up picture.
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Make Your Own Door Decoration (feat. Cricut)

Date:  Friday, August 20, 2021

Time:  8:00pm

Meeting Place:  Disney Hall Craft Room

Your R.A. created a door tag for you with love, no doubt, but you can make your own at this meet-up!  Better yet, why not make a door tag for a friend?  We provide the Cricut machine and art supplies, you provide the vision!

Door Decoration meet-up picture.
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Walk to Fredonia Farmers Market

Date:  Saturday, August 21, 2021

Time:  11:00am

Meeting Place:  outside Starbucks

Explore the cute downtown Fredonia area and maybe even buy some crafts or fresh fruits and vegetables!  The first 10 attendees to arrive will receive a tote bag.

Farmers Market meet-up picture.
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eSports and Smash Bros.

Date:  Saturday, August 21, 2021

Time:  2:00pm

Meeting Place:  Schulz Hall eSports Lounge

In January 2020, an ordinary residence hall common room was transformed into an eSports Lounge.  Computers are updated with the latest games and software, and there is a space to play video games, too.  Game on!

eSports and Smash Bros. meet-up picture.
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Paint and Non-Alcoholic Sip

Date:  Sunday, August 22, 2021

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  grassy area between Mason Hall, Maytum Hall, and Reed Library (look for the picnic tables)

Our version of En Plein Air.  If you are feeling artistic (or even if you are not), find us outside of Mason Hall to paint your masterpiece.  Small canvases, easels, and paints will be provided.

Paint and Non-Alcoholic Sip meet-up picture.
Photograph by Andre Moura from Pexels.

Jackbox Game Night

Date:  Sunday, August 22, 2021

Time:  8:00pm

Meeting Place:  Williams Center 103

The cooler, modern offspring of old-time parlor games like Charades.

Jackbox meet-up picture.
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Manhunt

Date:  Sunday, August 29, 2021

Time:  8:00pm

Meeting Place:  outside Williams Center, near gazebo

A game that closely resembles tag, played at night under the cover of darkness.  Participants will be given glow-in-the-dark bracelets, so as to distinguish themselves from those who are not playing.

Manhunt meet-up picture.
Photograph by Hasan Albari from Pexels.

Cards for a Cause (and Donuts for Us)

Date:  Monday, August 30, 2021

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  Grissom Hall SMART classroom

Contribute to a low-intensity service project by writing some kind words in a card for a cause, and grab a sweet snack in the process.

Cards for Kids (and Donuts for Us) meet-up.
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Succulent Bingo

Date:  Friday, September 3, 2021

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  Williams Center Multipurpose Room (MPR)

The Bingo that you know and love, plus the cutest little thorns!  All attendees will receive a small succulent, with other horticulture-themed prizes for Bingo winners.

Succulent Bingo meet-up picture.
Photograph by Scott Webb from Pexels.

Aerobic Class

Date:  Monday, September 13, 2021

Time:  4:00pm

Meeting Place:  Hemingway Hall Aerobic Center

Were you aware that a variety of free workouts are offered by skilled instructors in the Aerobic Center?  Try it as a meet-up!  If you like it, you might find yourself there multiple times in a week.

Aerobic class meet-up picture.
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Card Games and Refreshers

Date:  Thursday, September 23, 2021

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  Starbucks

Play some family classics like Uno along with some newer, spicier games like Exploding Kittens.  (Rest assured that no animals will really be harmed during this meet-up.  Exploding Kittens is just the title of the game!)  Attendees will pay for their own drinks, though 3 Starbucks gift cards will be given away as door prizes.

Card games meet-up picture.
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Board Games and S'mores

Date:  Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Time:  8:00pm

Meeting Place:  Alumni Hall Main Lounge

We saved the best meet-up for last.  Several games will be happening at the same time, so you can pick your favorite to play.  Microwaved S'mores might not be as tasty as campfire S'mores, but they are pretty close!

Board games and S'mores meet-up picture.
Photograph by Breakingpic from Pexels.

 

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