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Campus Kitchen

newckCKWFU is so excited to be in our new space in Kitchin Residence Hall!  All shifts gather and depart from this new location.  For more information on shifts and to learn what to expect as a volunteer, just click on the volunteer information tab below. You can now view and register for all of our service opportunities at http://vhub.at/ckwfu

We hope that you’ll join us for volunteering, movies, lectures, and general hanging out now that our new space is open and operational.  Both the lounge and the kitchen are reservable for service learning courses, student organization/group meetings and programs, and hanging out.  The new lounge is open from 2-7pm M-Thurs. and 2-5pm Fridays and is staffed by one of our Executive Board members.  Check out the opportunities coming up this month and contact Nikki Kus, programming chair at   if you would like to have an event or co-sponsor with us in our space.  

The most exciting event we have coming up is the Vandana Shiva Book Club co-sponsored by the WFU Women’s Center.  The book club is an opportunity for folks in our community to prepare for Dr. Shiva’s visit as the keynote speech for the Make Every Bite Count  Fall Speaker Series hosted by the Office of Sustainability. Participation is free and open here.  Participants who register for one of the 3 bookclub discussion groups will receive a free copy of Dr. Shiva’s classic “Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development” and will be invited to an intimate tea with Dr. Shiva during her visit on November 5th in the Campus Kitchen Lounge.  Dr. Shiva’s keynote is on November 4th.  Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

OCTOBER

10/7: 4-6pm WFU Youth United Launch

10/9: 8pm Movie Night: What’s On Your Plate?

10/15: 12:30pm Vandana Shiva Book Club (Group #1) led by Dr. Paige Meltzer (WFU Women’s Center) & Alisha Giri ’15

10/21: 3:20pm Vandana Shiva Book Club (Group #2) led by Dr. Pat Lord (WFU Biology Department) & Nick Bennett ’15

10/23: 8pm Movie Night: Food Inc.

10/24: 3-6pm Family Weekend Cookout

10/27: 7-8:30pm: Vandana Shiva Book Club (Group #3) led by Tyler Jenkins (Forsyth Community Food Consortium) & Elizabeth Busby ’15

10/29: 3-6pm Project Pumpkin (we’re decorating our patio with nutrition games and snacks as a part of this campus-wide festival)

10/30: 8pm Movie Night: The Botany of Desire

NOVEMBER

11/2: 6-9pm Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull making party with OLAS (the Organization of Latin American Students)

11/16-11/21: 9th ANNUAL TURKEYPALOOZA

11/20: 8pm: Movie Night: A Place at the Table

11/21: 3:30-5pm Hunger & Homelessness Week:  Homelessness & Wellness event with The Hunger Board, Deacon Dhamaal & Active Minds