Healthy Heels Weekend

Hi Heels!  Halloween has come and gone, but there are still lots of fun things to do this weekend.  Check them out in this week’s edition of Healthy Heels Weekend.

Ackland Film Forum: Barefoot Gen – (Free for students, $4 for everyone else)
Thursday, November 1 at 7:00 PM
Varsity Theatre (123 E Franklin St)

(Mori Masaki, 1983) This animated wartime films tells the story of the bombing of Hiroshima from the perspective of a child named Gen. The film follows Gen through the apocalyptic aftermath of the bomb, bearing witness to the devastation but allowing for an eventual sense of hope. This is the third film in the series “Aesthetics of the End: Cinema of Apocalypse in Japan” presented in connection with the Ackland’s Season of Japan. Tickets can be bought directly at the Varsity Theater.

Free Films in the Union – Magic Mike
Friday, November 2 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 3 at 10:00 pm

International Games Day @ Your Library
Saturday, November 3from 10:00AM – 2:00 PM
Orange County Main Library
137 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919.245.2537

The Orange County Main Library will participate in the fifth annual International Games Day @ Your Library on Saturday, November 3. This event is an initiative of the American Library Association. Games Day is designed to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational and social value of all types of games—proving libraries are about much more than just books. This event will be hosted by hundreds of libraries throughout the country, allowing them to showcase gaming programs and services. Last year more than 27,000 people played games at more than 1,400 libraries across the U.S. and in other countries. The Orange County Main Library will provide visitors of all ages the opportunity to engage in games, from puzzles and checkers for the kids… to video games and board games for teens and adults. The Library will also be participating in a national Super Smash Brothers Brawl video game tournament. The tournament starts at 1:00 p.m. and allows participants in libraries all over the country to play together. Everyone is welcome to take part in International Games Day @ Your Library. For more details, please visit

UNC Lab Orchestra Inaugural Concert (FREE)
Sunday, November 11 at 7:30
Hill Hall Auditorium

The UNC Lab Orchestra under the direction of Vincent Povázsay presents their inaugural concert. The concert will feature the music of Mozart, Grieg, and Britten. This is a great chance enjoy an evening of beautiful music!

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