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Free Activities

chicago.jpgSOA sponsors several virtual and in-person events each year. For off-campus events, transportation is often provided, and there is no event cost to students who attend. These opportunities often fill up quickly on a first-come-first-serve basis. Want to know what we're planning next?

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2021-22 Highlights

  • Winter Carnival featuring iceless indoor rink, trivia, bingo, u-stuff-it, vintage arcade games, carnival games, and more.
  • Mardi Gras at Norris with full brass band parade, free New Orleans themed menu, live screenprinting, u-stuff-it, and bingo (in collaboration with Norris University Center)
  • Trip to the Chicago Botanic Gardens (in collaboration with One Book)

2020-21 Highlights

  • Virtual winter carnival with drag bingo, kahoot! trivia
  • Virtual interactive cooking demonstration (collaboration with Cookology)
  • Live virtual game show events hosted by students featuring student organizations participating for prizes.

2019-20 Highlights

  • Northwestern University Night at the Art Institute (in collaboration with Northwestern One Book)
  • Chicago Bulls Game v. San Antonio
  • Broadway in Chicago Presents: Mean Girls
  • Chicago Blackhawks Game v. Nashville
  • Adler Planetarium Visit (in collaboration with Northwestern One Book)
  • Museum of Science and Industry Visit
  • Frozen 2 Screening (in collaboration with NU Nights)

2018-19 Highlights

  • Broadway in Chicago Presents: RENT
  • Northwestern University Night at the Art Institute (in collaboration with Northwestern One Book)
  • Avengers: Endgame Screening (in collaboration with NU Nights)
  • Broadway in Chicago Presents: Dear Evan Hansen (in collaboration with NU Nights)
  • Chicago Bulls Game v. Memphis
  • Chicago Bulls Game v. Indiana
  • Museum of Science and Industry PIXAR Exhibit Visit