Activities for Spring

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BINGO Trivia Climate Change Awareness  Photo Contest
Flower Fun Virtual 5k Pizza and a Movie Series Single Mother's Support Group
Poetry Smooth Spring Celebration Boxes Autism Awareness Month

OSE Presents Virtual Bingo

Our monthly bingo's are now virtual! Join us for a game of bingo. Play one round or all the rounds! Prizes will include Amazon e-gift cards. Hang out with the OSE Team as they host the Bingo games. It is a great way to virtually meet up with your friends!

Below is information on how to play!

Here is the link to get your Bingo Cards. You can get a new bingo card each round or keep using the same card! 

To join in the fun, please follow these steps.
Step 1: Click the day and time below; the link will bring you to a zoom waiting room.
Step 2: Once in the zoom waiting room you will need to be admitted into the event. To gain admittance, please email engagement@northshore.edu from your North Shore email and share with the host your zoom screen name. Once received, you will be admitted into the event. It is important to us all that we have a safe and fun program that is why we have these safety protocols in place!

See you soon!

Spring 2021 Dates:

Tuesday, April 13th at 12:30pm

Tuesday, April 13th at 4:30pm

Tuesday, April 27th at 12:30pm

Tuesday, April 27th at 4:30pm

OSE Presents Virtual Trivia

Join us for a game of trivia. Play one round or all the rounds! Prizes will include Amazon e-gift cards. Test your knowledge and hang out with the OSE Team as they host trivia. It is a great way to virtually meet up with your friends!!

Below is information on how to play!

We will be using the on-line tool Kahoot! a game based learning platform to play trivia. To get started you need to have the Kahoot! app. You can either download the app to your phone via the App Store or Google Play. It is a free app. Once you set up your account, you will be ready to go. If you prefer to use your computer you can click this link. If using your computer you will want to be able make sure you can see the question on the zoom. To play a round, you will need a game pin that will be available at the event!

To join in the fun, please follow these steps.
Step 1: Click the day and time below; the link will bring you to a zoom waiting room.
Step 2:Once in the zoom waiting room you will need to be admitted into the event. To gain admittance, please emailengagement@northshore.edu from your North Shore email and share with the host your zoom screen name. Once received, you will be admitted into the event. It is important to us all that we have a safe and fun program that is why we have these safety protocols in place!

Spring 2021 Dates:

Tuesday, April 6th at 12:30pm

Tuesday,April 6th at 4:30pm

Tuesday, April 20th at 12:30pm

Tuesday,April 20th at 4:30pm

Spring Celebration Boxes

Help us usher in the wonderful warmth of Spring with our spring activities box. These boxes have been compiled to send bring some beautiful colors, the joy of growth and an opportunity to relax and de-stress or enjoy some time with family. Boxes will be sent out to the first 30 students who sign up! 

Each box will include:

  • Pillow Case Tie Die (3 colors of die)
  • Grow your own flower kits
  • Spring Themed Coloring Sheets

To sign up to receive your Spring Celebration kit, fill out this form.

Flower Fun 5k Walk/Run

Join OSE for our Virtual Flower Fun 5k Walk/Run!  We know this semester has been challenging, so why not begin the spring with a little exercise and an opportunity to reflect on the beauty that surrounds us in this time of new growth! 

A virtual race is just like a traditional race except you have the flexibility to do your race when and where that works best for you!

Race Day: Any Day, Finish by April 30th, 2021

Reporting Deadline: April 30th, 2021

Distance Option: 5K (3 miles-ish, or more or less)

Location: Wherever you want...be sure to walk/run somewhere safe (stay clear of traffic)

Participants: Students, Faculty & Staff

Registration: Complete this participation form. (By completing this form, it gives the OSE team an opportunity to offer helpful hints and suggestions for completing your event)

Registration Fee:  This event is free! 

Reporting:

For tracking your distance and time, you can use whatever app or system (Garmin, iWatch, Google Maps, Runkeeper, etc) that works best for you. All we need is the finish time. We use the honor system to verify results, so if you say you did, we have no reason to not believe you.

The first 30 students who complete the virtual 5k Run/Walk will receive a finisher's medal.

Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness Month! To celebrate and educate our community about those on the autism spectrum our incredible Delta Alpha Pi honors society has put together this awesome website. Take some time to explore, learn, and play with great videos, artwork, facts, and fun activities to increase your awareness and knowledge of autism.

Single Mother's Support Group

Are you a single mom working hard to balance it all? Parenting isn't easy, but it's more challenging as a single mom while going to college during these uncertain times. Don't do it alone-join other mom's who, like you are tired of hectic mornings and chaotic evenings and that never ending to-do list.  If you are interested, please complete this google form. For questions, please email Michele Cubelli Harris at mharris@northshore.edu.

Pizza and a Movie Series

Join us for pizza and a movie.  We will be reflecting and discussing various topics found in the movies we present.  These topics have included, but are not limited to: race, racism, white privilege, Native American culture, climate change and climate awareness, and women's history — just to name a few.  Since we can't share a pizza together, participants will receive and electronic gift card to Dominos, halfway through the movie.  We hope you can join us!

April 15th at 4:00 PM

Climate of Change: People Fighting the Devastating Effects of Climate Change
Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton narrates this inspiring documentary about everyday people taking action to save our environment and to fight climate change

Complete this form to join!

Climate Change Awareness Photo Contest

This contest aims to raise awareness about the role human activities play at causing climate change and about the need to mitigate, prepare and adapt to its impacts.  Students submit your photos by April 15th.  Prizes include Amazon Gift cards.  Winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22.

Click here to submit your photo!

For other ideas and suggestions on programming please email engagement@northshore.edu

Poetry Smooth

April is National Poetry month. To celebrate we are hosting a few opportunities to join us and share some of our favorite poems and poets. Come and join to listen, share, read, or show your favorite poems, or poems of your own! As an added bonus, one lucky student at each event will win a portable smoothie maker/blender so you can take advantage of all the delicious spring/summer fruits!

To Join, click the Dates below:

April 7th from 12:00-12:30PM

April 21st from 12:00-12:30PM

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