Pollerbears: What are you doing this Fall Weekend?

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Columbus Day Fall Weekend is upon us, and the possibilities of how we can spend that extra day off are seemingly endless. Whether you’re traveling away from College Hill or having a stay-cation in your dorm room, an additional day of rest will undoubtedly be appreciated in this hurricane of midterms and mayhem. BlogDH wants to know: What are you doing this Fall Weekend?

What are you doing this Fall Weekend?

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What to do this weekend: Fall Weekend edition

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Columbus Fall Weekend is upon us. While many flee our beloved “creative capital” for brighter city lights or the comfort of a home-cooked meal, those who are staying on campus can indulge in many seasonal activities and other cool happenings in Providence. BlogDH has conveniently listed a few things to knock off your fall to-do list.

Boiler House Yoga Student Art Show and One Year Anniversary Celebration
Where: Boiler House Yoga (166 Valley Street, Providence)
When: All weekend
What: Boiler House Yoga is hosting a weekend of free and reduced rate classes! This is the perfect pre-Halloween detox.

Fright Night in the Park
Where: Slater Memorial Park (Pawtucket)
When: Friday and Saturday
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BlogDailyHeard: Fall Weekend Pronk! edition

What Cheer? Brigade and a dozen brass bands from around the world are set to tear up Wickenden Street this Monday.

If you are stuck in Providence this weekend and are somehow getting bored with drinking and watching Fox News by the time Monday rolls around, I’ve got just the ticket for you. This weekend boasts two Brass Festivals: Honk on Saturday and Sunday throughout Massachusetts, and Pronk! on Monday in Providence, are bringing over a dozen brass bands of international renown to our region, including Providence faves What Cheer? Brigade. Bear with me while I explain why you should care.

Nothing could be farther from your high school brass band.

Nothing could be further from your high school brass band.

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Weekend Update: Fall Break Edition

I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend so far, whether you’re relaxing, catching up with family, or even partying your asses off visiting a friend at another school. Campus has been pretty quiet, but I can’t say there aren’t pros to having much of the student body away.  Here are some things that have made this long weekend a staycation of its own:

1)    No lines in the Blue Room, Ratty, or Jo’s.

2)    Availability of every type of machine and weight equipment in the Nelly.

3)    No wait for Sunday brunch at Loui’s.

4)    Unlimited access to the comfortable orange couches above the Blue Room (to read in? No, to nap in).

5)    Vacant laundry machines.

Long story short, we miss you guys, but we’re doing alright here, too.

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PollerBears: Fall Weekend edition

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Ah, yes. It’s that time of year again: Fall Weekend, that lovely three-day holiday where we steadfastly refuse all attempts to honor that one European dude despite the fact that we’re totally taking the day off anyways. Try explaining that one to your friends back home.

Politics aside, how will YOU be filling the hours during this most historic of breaks?

What are your Fall Weekend plans?

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Weather you like it or not: Fall Weekend forecast

The weather gods have spoken. This Columbus Day Weekend Fall Weekend forecast couldn’t encapsulate Providence’s erratic fall weather patterns any better. If you’re planning on hanging out in PVD, you’ll maintain a balanced work to play ratio this weekend: Friday and Monday shall be days for frolicking and apple picking; Saturday and Sunday shall be days for studying and Orgo-ing. Sounds like both a productive and enjoyable weekend. Do it big.

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