King's Frost Week 2017
January 9, 2017
By Shirley Wong, Communications Work Study Student
Frost Week 2017 features a variety of events and games to suit different interests including music, fitness and games. Frost Week is the winter version of O-Week, where King’s welcomes back students from the winter break. Frost Week provides students with opportunities and events to reconnect, meet new friends and continue to build a sense of community.
From January 9th to the 13th, the King’s University College Students’ Council presents a variety of events for Frost Week 2017 in partnership with the King’s University College Residence, King’s University College Residence Council, The King’s Gaming Club, and Huron Brescia King’s (HBK) Relay for Life. All the events are free and open to all HBK and Western students living in residence and off-campus.
This year, Frost Week features game nights and tournaments including a Palasad Bowling Night on Tuesday, January 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and a Dungeons and Dragons tournament on Wednesday, January 11 from 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. The Dungeons and Dragons tournament will also be a fund raiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities in London.
The first coffee house of the year will be on Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge in the Wemple Cafeteria. Attend for a night of amazing performances or to show off your skills as a dancer, singer, comedian, poet, juggler, and more! This event is free to attend, however free will donations will be accepted in support of HBK Relay for Life 2017.
Get active during Frost Week with a free cardio kickboxing class in the Fitness Room on Thursday, January 12 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Then, at night, celebrate the launch of the HBK Relay for life season at The Beaver Dam at Huron at 8:00 p.m. to midnight. This is a wet/dry event that will feature carefree karaoke, beverages and there will be more information released about the King’s Relay for Life event that is set for March 10. An evening shuttle will be available to transport students to the event from King’s.
Friday, January 13 features the first HBK Residence Pool Party at Western Campus Recreation from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy a night featuring pick-up sports and Zorb balls right in the pool. King’s Residence and KUSCS are organizing this splash party.
Don’t miss an event by following the KUCSC on their social media platforms @KUCSC on Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. There is also a Facebook group for Frost Week here: https://www.facebook.com/events/611326625723047/
For more information and details of the events, check out the full Frost Week 2017 schedule here: http://www.kings.uwo.ca/about-kings/visitor-info/calendar-of-events/frost-week/
Welcome back everyone and have fun!