April 17-April 23: Mac & Cheese Waffles, Puppies, and Spring Weekend Tees!

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This week marks the start of the 12 Days of Spring Weekend!! Don’t forget to order one of our custom-designed classic tees before April 25. To order, fill out the google form here.


Monday, April 17

Event: Brown University Earth Week—Just Pudding It Out There

Location: Bear Terrace on the Main Green

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Kick off Earth Week at Brown University with Compost Pudding Cups!


Event: Girl Up Chipotle Fundraiser!

Location: Chipotle

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Join the Brown University Girl’s Up club for dinner at Chipotle! 50% of proceeds will be donated to the Girl Up foundation.

Event: Fashion@Brown Fashion Week—Kickoff Party

Location: The Underground

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

A summer-themed soiree to kick of Fashion Week at Brown! Featuring food, drinks, and music from Strawberry Generation.


Tuesday, April 18

Event: Serene on the Green

Location: Main Green

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Get in some quality relaxation time by getting serene on the pristine Main Green (before it’s destroyed during Spring Weekend). There will be heavy petting (from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.), yoga, Dell’s Lemonade and much more!


Event: Fashion@Brown Fashion Week—Fashion Industry Panel

Location: Wilson 203

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Industry insiders Steven Faerm, Associate Professor of Fashion at Parsons School of Design, and Sarah Carson ’02, designer of women’s contemporary dress collection Leota New York, will be speaking about careers in fashion.

Event: Food Recovery Network Flatbread Benefit Night

Location: Flatbread

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Support Brown’s Food Recovery Network by eating at Flatbread on Tuesday night! A portion of the night’s proceeds will go towards funding the Network’s recoveries and deliveries, which help keep food from going to waste!

Event: People Power: Fighting Fossil Fuel Infrastructure in RI

Location: Metcalf Research Auditorium

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

As part of Earth Week, join the Rhode Island Student Climate Coalition for a panel on current fossil fuel infrastructure concerns in Rhode Island and learn how local activists addressing these issues.

Event: Discussion with David Cicilline!

Location: Wilson 101

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Join the Brown Dems to meet Congressman David Cicilline (D, RI) and hear what he has to say! There will be a discussion followed by Q + A.


Wednesday, April 19

Event: Wriston Trash Sort

Location: Wriston Quad

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

In EcoReps annual trash sort, the frats and sororities compete to see who has best sorted their trash and recycling.

Event: Fashion@Brown Fashion Week: Madewell Sale

Location: Providence Place Mall

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

A special sale at Madewell for Fashion@Brown! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Thursday, April 20


Event: CAL Solar Oven S’mores

Location: Faunce Steps

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Join the members of the Climate Action League (CAL) on the Faunce Steps to check out DIY solar ovens and enjoy some s’mores!

Event: Pot (of Herbs) & Bake Goods Sale

Location: Faunce Steps

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Come buy some potted herb seedlings ($1), baked goods and smoothies! All funds will go to Harvest Kitchen in celebration of Earth Week.

Event: 4/20 Grilled Mac & Cheese Waffle Sandwiches

Location: Main Green

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Come buy a grilled mac & cheese waffle sandwich. If you buy at least three more sandwiches or pay a $1 dollar fee, you can even have them delivered to your door (text 716 697 4512)! All proceeds will go to U-Tena, GlobeMed’s partner organization in Nairobi.


Event: Fashion@Brown Fashion Week: 7th Annual Fashion Show!

Location: Granoff

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fashion@Brown’s 7th Annual Fashion Show will present designs from both Brown University students and local Providence shops. There will be tickets available at the door!

Friday, April 21

Event: A Beluga a Day: Whale Build for Waste

Location: Dancing Tin Statues

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To celebrate Brown’s successful introduction of a compost program and introduce a plastic bag recycling program, EcoReps will be building a one-day art installation. Brown diverts organic waste about the size of a beluga whale to the Compost Plant every day. Beluga wales will be constructed to help visualize the magnitude of this program’s impact. All Brown community members are invited to donate plastic bags and help weave as many bags into the whales as you’d like!

Event: Earth Week Clothing Swap!

Location: Granoff Green (JWW Lobby in case of rain)

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Trade in your unwanted, wearable clothing for a wide array of other clothes! You can take home one new item for each piece of clothing you bring. Get ready to rock some trendy new threads for the summer!

Event: Theta Block Party

Location: Writson Quad

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Join the sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta for their annual block party! Come to soak up some sun and enjoy food, fun and music provided by Ossian, to help raise money for their national philanthropy, CASA! There will be pizza, cotton candy, burgers, volleyball, cornhole, bubble tea, prizes and even a photobooth!


Event: Brown’s Tones and Bloco Da Brown Present: Bloc Party!

Location: Starr Plaza (bamboo garden behind Watson)

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A lit a capella collab!

Event: Acronauts: Brown Aerial Arts Spring Showcase

Location: Alumnae Hall

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Brown Aerial Arts is back with their annual Spring Showcase, which is sure to be incredible. Head over to alumnae hall at 7 p.m. on Friday or Saturday to see your classmates perform aerial and acrobatic skills. You can get your tickets on the Main Green Monday or Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 presale, $7 at the door, and $4 each with a group of 5+.

Saturday, April 22

Event: Brown University’s 16th Annual Spring Thaw Powwow

Location: Main Green

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Come join the Native American Heritage Series for a day full of indigenous dances, music, and arts and crafts.


Event: KD Presents: Dunk and Dodge

Location: Pembroke Field

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Come out for Brown’s biggest PAINT PARTY + DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT MASHUP! Register your team of six here.


Event: March for Science RI

Location: Rhode Island State House

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, scientists and science enthusiasts around the globe will gather and march in the name of science! Join the march at the Rhode Island State House.

Event: President’s Residence STORYSLAM

Location: Christina Paxson’s Garden, 55 Power Street

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Brown University Storytellers presents The President’s Residence StorySLAM. There will be only ONE evening of performances for this Slam!


Sunday, April 23

Event: Brown SASA Presents: Holi 2017!

Location: Wriston Quad

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join Brown SASA to celebrate the festival of colors and love with your family, friends, and fellow students!


Images via Mandi Cai ’17.

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