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UR Weekly Roundup | Week of April 11

<p>Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.</p>

Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.

Even though the semester is quickly coming to an end, be sure to check out these events happening both on and off campus. 

“Spielabend” Game Night 

Tuesday 6 - 7:30 p.m. 

In the mood to play some games? Join the German Program for a German Game Night in Room 127 of Jepson Hall. The night will be filled with German-themed food, music and games. Speaking German is not required. For more information, visit here.

Flying Squirrels Opening Night 2022 

Tuesday 6:35 - 9 p.m. 

Baseball is back! Join the Richmond Flying Squirrels for their home opener at The Diamond stadium on North Arthur Ashe Boulevard. The Flying Squirrels are the Double-A affiliate to the San Francisco Giants. Will Clark, a legend in Giants baseball, will be throwing the first pitch and signing autographs. Get your tickets here. 

APIDWA Heritage Month Keynote Speaker - Nina Davuluri 

Wednesday 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

The Student Center for Equality and Inclusion is hosting Nina Davulurmi, Miss America 2014, in Queally Hall in the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business Wednesday evening. Davuluri was the first contestant of Indian descent to win the Miss America Competition in 2014. The event is open to all. Visit here for more information. 

Standing Together, Six Feet Apart 

Thursday through Sunday 

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The Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Standing Together, Six Feet Apart” this weekend. The show is a theatrical medley of stories from the Richmond community that revolve around two pandemics: COVID-19 and the racial justice movement following George Floyd’s death. The show runs this weekend in Alice Jepson Theatre. Tickets are free but required. 

A Taste of the World 

Friday 6 - 8 p.m. 

The University of Richmond’s Solidarity Organization for Latin(e/x) Students is hosting its first multicultural festival this weekend. The festival will feature cultural organizations such as the Asian American Student Union, South Asian Student Alliance, West Indian Lynk and African Student Alliance for a night filled with food and activities. The evening will even include dance performances by Ritmo Latino, Bollywood Jhatkas and Ngoma Dance Company. The event will be held in the Alice Haynes Room of Tyler Haynes Commons. Be sure to check it out!

Contact lifestyle editor Corinne Flaherty at corinne.flaherty@richmond.edu.

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