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Summer at Norris

These events have passed, but be on the lookout for more programming next year! For now, check out some of the Special Events happening during the school year.

Lunch on the Lake

July 13 - 27, 2022

Enjoy Free Noontime Concerts on the Norris East Lawn on Wednesdays July 13, 20, and 27!

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Lunch Boxes:

  • Special Lunchtime Bundle meals are available for purchase.  Pre-order will be available a week in advance.
  • July 13: 2 Quesadillas, with a side of chips and guacamole or salsa. Paleta. Price Range: $10 - $12 plus tax
  • July 20: Rice Bowl or Banh Mi Sandwich Box from Viet Nom Nom with your choice of protein. Sides and dessert are included. $13 plus tax
  • July 27: Sandwiches or Wraps with a side salad, fresh fruit, and dessert. Price Range: $12 - $13 plus tax
  • More information can be found here. 

Inclement weather - The event will happen on the Ground floor, Norris Center.

Summer Cinema

July 14 - 28, 2022

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Summer Cinema is Northwestern University’s family-friendly summer movie series sponsored by the Office of Summer Sessions and Norris University Center. Each film will be screened at dusk (around 8:30 p.m.) on the East Lawn of Norris University Center 1999 Campus Drive.

Special activities and check-in begin at 7:30 p.m. In the event of severe weather, Summer Cinema will be moved inside to the Louis Room, Second Floor of Norris Center. The film will begin promptly at 8:00 p.m.  

Pre-Movie Family Fun

Enjoy Free fun beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the East Lawn.  Free popcorn available from 7:30 -9:00 p.m. bubble station and other special fun.


Visit our Summer Cinema page for the scheduled showings.