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Colonials Weekend Guide: Schedule highlights

Friday, Oct. 19

GW Men’s Soccer vs. Rhode Island
3 p.m., GW Athletic Field, Mount Vernon Campus
Support the GW men’s soccer team in their Friday game against Rhode Island. Take the Vern Express to the Mount Vernon Campus to show your Colonial pride.

Eye Street Massage Therapy
3 to 7 p.m. Marvin Center 3rd Floor
Enjoy a 15-minute massage that uses multiple techniques to help relieve the most common areas of stress.

Cabaret Showcase
7:30 p.m. Academic Center, Phillips B-120
Support the arts at GW by attending the Cabaret Showcase, featuring GW’s music, theater and dance departments.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Colonials Weekend Welcome
10 to 11:30.a.m. Lisner Auditorium
For an official welcome to campus, head over to Lisner Auditorium and hear from University President Steven Knapp, Student Association President Ashwin Narla and leaders from the Parents’ Association and Parent Services.

Boost Your Brain Power: Marie Pasinski, M.D.
1:45 to 2:45.p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom
Hear from a neurologist, author and GW parent on how to maximize your brain’s potential. Marie Pasinski writes a regular health column for the Huffington Post.

Book Signing with Colin Powell
2 to 4 p.m. Marvin Center Great Hall
Alumnus Colin Powell will sign copies of his second book, “It Worked for Me” in the Marvin Center Great Hall.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Colonials Weekend Jazz Brunch
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Marvin Center Columbian Square
Check out live jazz music and get something to eat in Columbian Square at the jazz brunch hosted by WRGW, GW’s radio station. Cost: $19.95 for adults, $12.95 for children under 12.

Warrior Yoga
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Lerner Health and Wellness Center
Take your family to yoga and learn to integrate traditional yoga with pilates, tai chi and martial arts.

Foggy Bottom/West End Neighborhood Block Party
1 to 4 p.m., Eye Street Between 22 and 23 Streets
In its 10th year, this free event will host over 100 booths from local businesses and organizations and feature live entertainment, giveaways and District leaders.

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