First Flight Week is here and in full swing. If you’re a freshmen, you’ve probably experienced the first First Flight Week activity: Move In Day. What is First Flight Week? First Flight week is a week of activities created to help new UNT students kick off their college experience before those pesky classes start. Each First Flight Week activity is designed to let you have fun and meet new people.
Monday, August 17th
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Grab your blanket or a chair and join UPC and UNT Student Activities for a screening of Avengers: Age of Ultron on Traditions Field at 10PM. Bring some new friends or meet some at the event. Free popcorn will be provided.
Movie Description: When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.
Wednesday, August 19th
Back to School Bingo
It’s not just for senior citizens. Come play bingo and win back-to-school themed prizes “b-4” they’re gone! The event takes place in Stovall Hall (The STUB) and runs from 2 to 4 PM. This is a great way to get some cool swag before other students. While you’re in the Student Temporary Union Building (STUB), acquaint yourself with the lounge, transfer center, Design Works (soon to be 1155 Creative) and The Mainframe UNT Apple Store.
Thursday, August 20th
Mean Green Fling
The Mean Green Fling is the big event of First Flight Week. This is a back-to-school kick off party that’ll run from 5 to 7 PM at The Hill at Apogee (near Victory Hall and Apogee Stadium). Student organizations, departments, and local businesses will have tables there and the majority of them will have givaways and prizes. This welcome-back event will feature free food, giveaways, live entertainment, and other activities. Be sure not to miss this one.
Friday, August 21st
First Flight Concert
Sometimes you just gotta dance like nobody’s watching. Come out to the Library Mall at 8 PM for a free concert featuring local bands. Pump the jam and cut footloose when groove is in the heart because it’s such a good vibration.
Saturday, August 22nd
Comedy Magic with Derek Hughes
The Standup Magician Derek Hughes was featured on the NBC summer reality series America’s Got Talent. Derek is both comedian and magician and it is reflected in this act. Come see him and his genre hybrid performance at this last First Flight Week event at 8 PM in the auditorium at 1401 W. Hickory St. Denton, TX 76201.
UPDATE: The event has been moved to the Gateway Center Ballroom at 801 N Texas Blvd, Denton, TX 76201.
Take Sunday the 23rd to rest and/or explore campus or Denton on your own, familiarize yourself with the campus and rest up because class begins Monday. Happy First Flight Week #UNT19.