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Summer Events

Don’t think there’s anything to do in West Lafayette over the summer? Think again. We’ve got you covered in June and July with a full line-up of events. Be sure to pick up your Think Summer punch card (available at the Farmers Market at Purdue and other locations) and have it punched by a Purdue Student Union Board staffer every time you attend an event. Earn three punches and you’re eligible to win a ticket to a student cookout with President Daniels! Purdue student ID required for all events.

June

June 3

Climbing Wall Workshop: Top-rope belaying

Every Monday through Aug. 12. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Co-Rec. $6 per person. Registration required prior to workshop by visiting the climbing wall office during staffed hours.

June 8

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

Mosey Down Main Street

6 p.m.-midnight. An evening filled with arts, food, shopping and entertainment. Find out more at www.moseydownmain.com

June 10

Campus Fit Club

Through July 26. 12 group personal training sessions, fitness assessment, biweekly brown bag wellness workshops, Group-x classes, and constant support.  $90 per person. Registration required. Must fill out participant packet and turn into member services desk before June 10. Packets available at member services or view this PDF

June 11

Noon on Tuesday

Noon-1:30 p.m. Free food and make your own friendship bracelets. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Powder-Free Protein Shakes Cooking Demo

6-7 p.m. Demo kitchen at the CoRec. Pre-registration required. Sign up at member services or call 765-494-3110.

June 12

Minute to Win It Fitness Events

5-7 p.m. Scifres Function Fitness at the CoRec. Minute-long fitness challenges in honor or men’s health. Drop-in.

June 13

Purdue Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on-hand at the market. Centennial Mall between Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry and Stanley Coulter Hall.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Think Summer Kickoff BBQ

4-8 p.m. Special appearance by Purdue football coach Darrell Hazell. Free food, outdoor games, inflatables, crafts and more. Memorial Mall. Rain date: Friday, June 14.

June 14

Weightlifting Series: Deadlift

5-5:30 p.m. East Fitness at Co-Rec. Drop-in.

Wolf Park Howl Night

7:30 p.m. Wolf Park, Battle Ground. Listen to the howls of the park’s wolves and watch handlers interact with a pack of wolves. For more information, visit www.wolfpark.org

Movie on the Hill

9:30 p.m. Free showing of The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles on Slayter Hill on a large, inflatable screen. Concessions available for purchase. Rain location: Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

June 15

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

Taste of Tippecanoe

4 p.m. to midnight. A festival of the arts, highlighting culinary, performing and visual arts of the region and featuring music, food and fireworks. Downtown Lafayette. Find out more at www.tasteoftippecanoe.org

June 17

3v3 Outdoor Soccer and Kickball

(Start date). Registration June 11-12. $10 per team. Six-game regular season.

June 18

Noon on Tuesday

Noon-1:30 p.m. Flavored Popcorn Plus: Decorate your own sunglasses. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Climbing Wall Workshop: Lead climbing and belaying

5:30-8:30 p.m. Co-Rec. $20 per person. Registration required prior to workshop by visiting the climbing wall office during staffed hours.

June 19

Sagamore West Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Local vendors selling fresh produce, meat, herbs, flowers, baked goods, original art, crafts and jewelry. Includes wine tasting. Friendly and fun environment in the South Parking Lot of Cumberland Park.

June 20

Purdue Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on-hand at the market. Centennial Mall between Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry and Stanley Coulter Hall.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Open Mic Night

7-9 p.m. 15-minute time slot for performers that includes include music, poetry, comedy and more. Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

June 21

Weightlifting series: Squat

5-5:30 p.m. East Fitness at Co-Rec. Drop-in.

Lafayette Third Friday

6-10 p.m. Every third Friday of the month, a variety of Lafayette downtown retail shops, restaurants and galleries stay open late and host specials. Find out more at http://www.lafayettethirdfriday.com/

Flicks at Fowler Presents Oz: The Great and Powerful

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Fowler Hall in Stewart Center. Free with Purdue ID.

Wolf Park Howl Night

7:30 p.m. Wolf Park, Battle Ground. Listen to the howls of the park’s wolves and watch handlers interact with a pack of wolves. For more information, visit www.wolfpark.org

June 22

Trip to Chicago

7 a.m. Bus trip to Chicago, drop-off by Navy Pier. Explore the city in any way you’d like. Leave campus at 7 a.m. and arrive in West Lafayette at 10 p.m. $25 plus cost of meals. To register, stop by the Farmers Market booth on Thursdays from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and look for the Think Summer lightbulb or sign up in PMU 268 on Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. For additional questions call 765-494-8976.

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

Flicks at Fowler Presents Oz: The Great and Powerful

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Fowler Hall in Stewart Center. Free with Purdue ID.

June 25

Noon on Tuesday

Noon-1:30 p.m. Plant your own flower. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

June 26

Sagamore West Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Local vendors selling fresh produce, meat, herbs, flowers, baked goods, original art, crafts and jewelry. Includes wine tasting. Friendly and fun environment in the South Parking Lot of Cumberland Park.

Fundamentals of Olympic Weightlifting

4:30-6:30 p.m. East Fitness in Co-Rec. Must register by 5 p.m. the Tuesday before each workshop.

June 27

Purdue Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on-hand at the market. Centennial Mall between Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry and Stanley Coulter Hall.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Open Mic Night

7-9 p.m. 15-minute time slot for performers that includes include music, poetry, comedy and more. Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

June 28

Weightlifting Series: Bench press

5-5:30 p.m. East Fitness at Co-Rec. Drop-in.

Flicks at Fowler: Olympus Has Fallen

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

41st Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering

Through June 30. Battle Ground. Check out http://www.indianafiddlersgathering.org/the-gathering/schedule for information.

June 29

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

Lafayette Brawlin’ Dolls Roller Derby Bout

7 p.m. Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. For more information, visit www.brawlindolls.com

Flicks at Fowler: Olympus Has Fallen

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

July

July 2

Noon on Tuesday

Noon-1:30 p.m. Free food item with a simple craft. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

July 3

Sagamore West Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Local vendors selling fresh produce, meat, herbs, flowers, baked goods, original art, crafts and jewelry. Includes wine tasting. Friendly and fun environment in the South Parking Lot of Cumberland Park.

July 4

Stars & Stripes Celebration

Begins at dusk. Lafayette Citizens Band patriotic concert followed by a fireworks display. Riehle Plaza, downtown Lafayette.

July 5

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

Flicks at Fowler

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Pre-release movie (after theater but before DVD release) shown in Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

Wolf Park Howl Night

7:30 p.m. Wolf Park, Battle Ground. Listen to the howls of the park’s wolves and watch handlers interact with a pack of wolves. For more information, visit www.wolfpark.org

July 6

Bowling & BBQ

4-8 p.m. Free bowling and billiards in the Union Rack N’ Roll, food, games, crafts, inflatables and more on the Purdue Memorial Union Front Lawn and PMU Rack and Roll.

Flicks at Fowler

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Pre-release movie (after theater but before DVD release) shown in Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

July 9

Noon on Tuesday

Noon-1:30 p.m. Free food item with a simple craft. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Climbing Wall Workshop: Lead climbing and belaying

5:30-8:30 p.m. Co-Rec. $20 per person. Registration required prior to workshop by visiting the climbing wall office during staffed hours.

Black and Gold Summer Doubles Bowling League

Through July 30, 8:30 p.m. Two person teams, 3 games per night for 4 weeks. $20 per person. Union Rack and Roll.

July 10

Sagamore West Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Local vendors selling fresh produce, meat, herbs, flowers, baked goods, original art, crafts and jewelry. Includes wine tasting. Friendly and fun environment in the South Parking Lot of Cumberland Park.

Summer Concert Series

6-8:30 p.m. Live music from Moonshine Mason and the Rot Gut Gang. Food will be available for purchase visit www.union.purdue.edu for menu and pricing. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn. Rain location: Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom.

July 11

Purdue Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on-hand at the market. Centennial Mall between Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry and Stanley Coulter Hall.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Trivia Night

7-9 p.m. Seven rounds of trivia. Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

July 12

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

Weightlifting Series: Deadlift

5-5:30 p.m. East Fitness at Co-Rec. Drop-in.

Flicks at Fowler

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Pre-release movie (after theater but before DVD release) shown in Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

Wolf Park Howl Night

7:30 p.m. Wolf Park, Battle Ground. Listen to the howls of the park’s wolves and watch handlers interact with a pack of wolves. For more information, visit www.wolfpark.org

Baseball Game Trip (Indianapolis)

5-11 p.m. Trip to see an Indianapolis Indians baseball game vs. Columbus Clippers. Leave campus at 5 p.m., game time is 7:05 p.m., leave Indianapolis after game approximately 10 p.m. and return to West Lafayette at 11:30 p.m. $15/person. To register, stop by the Farmers Market booth on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and look for the Think Summer light bulb or sign up in PMU 268 on Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For additional questions, call 765-494-8976.

July 13

Wabash Riverfest

9 a.m.-4 p.m A day to appreciate the Wabash River with voyageur canoe competitions, kids activities, entertainment and educational displays. Tapawingo Park, West Lafayette. Find out more at www.wabashriver.net/wabash-riverfest

Mosey Down Main Street

6 p.m.-midnight. An evening filled with arts, food, shopping and entertainment. Find out more at www.moseydownmain.com

Flicks at Fowler

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Pre-release movie (after theater but before DVD release) shown in Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

July 16

Noon on Tuesday

Noon-1:30 p.m. Free food item with a simple craft. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Front yard of the Armory. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

July 17

Sagamore West Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Local vendors selling fresh produce, meat, herbs, flowers, baked goods, original art, crafts and jewelry. Includes wine tasting. Friendly and fun environment in the South Parking Lot of Cumberland Park.

Summer Concert Series

3-6:30 p.m. Live music from Shiny Penny. Food will be available for purchase visit www.union.purdue.edu for menu and pricing. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn. Rain location: Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

July 18

Purdue Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on-hand at the market. Centennial Mall between Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry and Stanley Coulter Hall.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Front yard of the Armory. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Trivia Night

7-9 p.m. Seven rounds of trivia. Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

July 19

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

Weightlifting Series: Squat

5-5:30 p.m. East Fitness at Co-Rec. Drop-in.

Lafayette Third Friday

6-10 p.m. Every third Friday of the month, a variety of Lafayette downtown retail shops, restaurants and galleries stay open late and host specials. Find out more at http://www.lafayettethirdfriday.com/

Flicks at Fowler

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Pre-release movie (after theater but before DVD release) shown in Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

Wolf Park Howl Night

7:30 p.m. Wolf Park, Battle Ground. Listen to the howls of the park’s wolves and watch handlers interact with a pack of wolves. For more information, visit www.wolfpark.org

July 20

Indiana Dunes Trip

10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Trip to the Indiana Dunes (students will be provided with a brochure of things to do). Leave campus at 10 a.m, arrive at 11:30 a.m., leave Dunes at 5 p.m. and return to West Lafayette at 6:30 p.m. $25/person. To register, stop by the Farmers Market booth on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and look for the Think Summer light bulb or sign up in PMU 268 on Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For additional questions, call 765-494-8976.

Dancing in the Streets

Live music, classic car show, cruise-in and more. Riehle Plaza and Tapawingo Park. Find out more at www.dancinginthestreets.net

Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair

Through July 27. 4-H projects, animal competitions, carnival, tractor pull and more. Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds.

Flicks at Fowler

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Pre-release movie (after theater but before DVD release) shown in Fowler Hall in Stewart Center.

July 23

Noon on Tuesday

Noon-1:30 p.m. Free food item with a simple craft. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

July 24

Sagamore West Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Local vendors selling fresh produce, meat, herbs, flowers, baked goods, original art, crafts and jewelry. Includes wine tasting. Friendly and fun environment in the South Parking Lot of Cumberland Park.

Fundamentals of Olympic Weightlifting

4:30-6:30 p.m. East Fitness in Co-Rec. Must register by 5 p.m. the Tuesday before each workshop.

Summer Concert Series

6-8:30 p.m. Live music from Those Lazy Cabineers. Food will be available for purchase visit www.union.purdue.edu for menu and pricing. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn. Rain location: Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

July 25

Purdue Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on-hand at the market. Centennial Mall between Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry and Stanley Coulter Hall.

Group X: Yoga on the lawn

12:15-12:45 p.m. Purdue Mall south lawn. $20 for an unlimited summer pass (must purchase pass). More information: View PDF

Trivia Night

7-9 p.m. Seven rounds of trivia. Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

July 26

Lafayette Farmers Market

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fifth Street between Main and Columbia streets in downtown Lafayette.

End of Summer Celebration

4-8 p.m. "Around the World" event with cultural food demonstrations, crafts, music and more. France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center (Co-Rec).

Weightlifting Series: Bench press

5-5:30 p.m. East Fitness at Co-Rec. Drop-in.

Wolf Park Howl Night

7:30 p.m. Wolf Park, Battle Ground. Listen to the howls of the park’s wolves and watch handlers interact with a pack of wolves. For more information, visit www.wolfpark.org

July 27

Movie on the Hill

9:30 p.m. Pre-release movie shown on a large inflatable screen with a concession stand. Slayter Hill. Rain location: Fowler Hall.

July 30

Climbing Wall Workshop: Lead climbing and belaying

5:30-8:30 p.m. Co-Rec. $20 per person. Registration required prior to workshop by visiting the climbing wall office during staffed hours.

De-Stress Event

6 p.m. Free massages, food, crafts and more. Location: Co-Rec.

July 31

Sagamore West Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Local vendors selling fresh produce, meat, herbs, flowers, baked goods, original art, crafts and jewelry. Includes wine tasting. Friendly and fun environment in the South Parking Lot of Cumberland Park.

Summer Concert Series

6-8:30 p.m. Live music from local bands. Food will be available for purchase visit www.union.purdue.edu for menu and pricing. Purdue Memorial Union front lawn. Rain location: Purdue Memorial Union Commons.

Rachel Kelly