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Warm Weather Wednesdays

Warm Weather Wednesday activities are free and open to all UB students, faculty, staff, families and community. These events are sponsored by UBThisSummer.

Students gardening on campus

Paint a Pot, Pot a Plant, Plant a Seed

  • May 20th
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Campus Garden by Greiner Hall
  • Rain Location: Student Union

Learn from a Master Gardener, help get the North Campus Garden ready for the summer and take home your own potted plant. Free pots, dirt and seeds will be provided.

Student participating in the summer chalkfest

UB Chalkfest

  • May 27th
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Putnam Way (by Student Union)
  • Rain Location: Student Union

Decorate the sidewalks with your unique chalk artwork! Sidewalk spaces will be divided. All participants will receive a FREE bucket of chalk. Prizes for winners. Vendors and free ice cream.

Student playing disc golf.

Disc Golf Workshop

  • June 3rd
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location:

Like playing disc and golf? Combine the rules of golf and a disc, and you will have the best of both worlds! A complimentary UBThisSummer disc will be given to each participant. Free ice cream.

Outdoor yoga class

Yoga! Yoga! Yogurt!

  • June 10th
  • Two times: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location: Student Union

Sign Up

Reduce your stress by joining us in yoga, and reduce the heat by enjoying some frozen yogurt. Sessions are led by a licensed yoga instructor. All ages are welcomed! Be sure to bring a mat or towel to practice on! Free UBThisSummer yoga mats to first 25 participants of each session!

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Tie-Dye Shirts

  • June 17th
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location: Student Union

You are never too old to make your own tie-dye shirts! Get creative and make one to remember your UBThisSummer 2015! All shirts and supplies are provided for free. Free ice cream.

People canoeing on Lake Lasalle.

Canoeing

  • June 24th
  • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Lake Lasalle at Baird Point

Paddle around Lake Lasalle and enjoy the serene summer air with friends. Canoes, life jackets, paddles, and professional instruction are provided for free.

UB North Campus in the summer

Summer Sun Treasure Hunt

  • July 1st
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location: Student Union

Looking to test your summer endurance? Then, this is for you! Log on to Twitter and Facebook. Follow UBThisSummer. Get the clues. Find the prize on campus. Race begins at 1:00 p.m. Free ice cream at race central (Student Union).

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Let’s go Fly a Kite!

  • July 8th
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location: Student Union

Sign Up

Enjoy a lazy afternoon by flying a kite in the warm, summer breeze! Kites are provided for free. Participants can take home a complimentary UBThisSummer kite. Free ice cream.

Student painting

Painting at the Point

  • July 15th
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Baird Point
  • Rain Location:

Tap into your creative side! Allow Baird Point scenery to be your muse. Paint, easels and canvases are provided for free. Take home your summer masterpiece. Free ice cream.

UB community members enjoying a summer day on campus

Beat to a Different Drum!

  • July 22nd
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location: Student Union

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Bring your office! Bring your staff! Grab a few friends and create rhythms and beats from drums! Drums are provided for free. Free ice cream.

Students playing mini golf on UB's North Campus

Golfing Extravaganza

  • July 29th
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p..m
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location: Student Union

Play on an 18-hole mini golf course, take a free golf lesson from a pro, or participate in our hole-in-one contest! Golf clubs and golf balls are provided. Free ice cream.

UB students in the Student Union

We’re Going on a Picnic!

  • August 5th
  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Student Union Field
  • Rain Location: Student Union

We have bounce houses, carnival games, a magician, caricature artist and balloon artist. Prizes. Free food.

Moondance catamaran on the Niagara River.

Farewell to Summer Cruise

  • August 12th
  • 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Erie Basin Marina

Sign Up

Say goodbye to summer, sailing style. Climb aboard a beautiful catamaran and enjoy an incredible August evening. Space is limited to the first 75 registrants. Sign up early as this will be an event to remember. Free to UB staff, faculty and students!