Looking to try something new this week? Peruse the events below and make a point to attend something outside of your comfort zone. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.
Editor’s note: Source of event information is Anchor Link and Facebook
Educational What: The Leadership Studio: Motivation What: Lunch & Learn with Dayne Walling, Former Mayor of Flint, Michigan
When: Monday, February 5 or Wednesday, February 7 at 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 363
Why: This session, Finding Your “Why”: Mastering Motivation will help you explore the ins and outs of motivation, including what motivates you as a leader, why you might lack motivation and how you can motivate your peers.
Who: Office of Student Leadership Development
When: Tuesday, February 6 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Owen Room 106
Why: Listen to the former mayor of Flint, MI talk about working at the intersection of economic growth and community impact.
Who: TFC Social Venture Club
What: The Leadership Studio: Motivation
What: Lunch & Learn with Dayne Walling, Former Mayor of Flint, Michigan
Sports What: Men’s Basketball vs. Georgia What: Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators
When: Wednesday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym
Why: Support the Commodores as they take on the Georgia Bulldogs. Also, be sure to get there for the Fanatics giveaway at 6:00 PM for some Chick-fil-A.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics and VBP Vandy Fanatics
When: Wednesday, February 7 and Thursday, February 8 (respectively) at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Stream via FOX sports
Why: Watch the Preds take on Canada from the comfort of your own room.
Who: Nashville Predators
What: Men’s Basketball vs. Georgia
What: Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators
Cultural What: American Waltz, Level 1 What: Vandy Cooks: Dishes from Costa Rica
When: Monday, February 5 at 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Branscomb Studio
Why: Learn the basics of the waltz with Vandy Ballroom’s three week instructional series. Don’t worry if you don’t have a partner—all you need to bring is $5.
Who: Vandy Ballroom
When: Wednesday, February 7 at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center
Why: Join Marilyn Holmes, MS, RDN, LDN as she shares dishes prepared and served by Chef Rubén Villegas, at the Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort in Santa Barbara de Heredia, Costa Rica. Recipes will include Blackened Sesame Seed Tuna, Mushroom Risotto and Romanesque broccoli.
Who: Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center
What: American Waltz, Level 1
What: Vandy Cooks: Dishes from Costa Rica
Recreational What: Lana Del Rey @ Bridgestone Arena What: Sherlock vs. Bond at the Adventure Science Center (21+)
When: Tuesday, February 6 at 8 p.m.
Where: Bridgestone Arena
Why: Performing songs off her latest album “Lust for Life,” Lana Del Rey is sure to wow the audience. Whether you’re a casual listener or a hard core fan, break up your week with a show from the artist who brought us hits like “Summertime Sadness” or “Video Games.” Tickets start at $46.
Who: Lana Del Rey
When: Thursday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Adventure Science Center
Why: Watch old school detective methods be put to the test against some new school spy tricks. Bring your friends and gain admission to all exhibits and activities, a planetarium show, three drinks and a souvenir cup for $35.
Who: Adventure Science Center
What: Lana Del Rey @ Bridgestone Arena
What: Sherlock vs. Bond at the Adventure Science Center (21+)
Arts What: Nate Marshall ‘12 Poetry Workshop What: Comedy Gold
When: Thursday, February 8 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Black Cultural Center
Why: Enjoy a poetry workshop with Nate Marshall, author of the new book Wild Hundreds.
Who: Black Cultural Center
When: Friday, February 9 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Laugh off the week with Pete Lee and Emma Wilmann, two top-notch comedians who have each appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, respectively.
Who: VPB’s The VenUe Committee
What: Nate Marshall ‘12 Poetry Workshop
What: Comedy Gold
Health & Wellness What: American Red Cross Blood Drive What: Guided Meditation
When: Monday, February 5 at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Student Center, Rooms 325/327
Why: According to the Red Cross, around 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S. Help fulfill this need, save some lives and get a GME when you schedule an appointment at redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “Vandy19.”
Who: American Red Cross at Vanderbilt
When: Tuesday, February 6 at 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., or Thursday February 8 at 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing Meditation Room
Why: Destress and re-energize with this guided meditation session.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing
Health & Wellness
What: American Red Cross Blood Drive
What: Guided Meditation