Healthy Heels Weekend 12/6 – 12/9

Congratulations, Healthy Heels! You’ve finished with a semester of classes and will soon get a well-deserved break. Here are some ways to enjoy your last weekend on campus until the New Year!

  • If you want to take a break from school-related activities, here are a few options:

Safe Passage Documentary Screening Thurs. 7-9 pm. FREE
Come learn about Safe Passage (, an NGO working with the community around the Garbage Dump in Guatemala City. We will be showing “Manos de Madres”, a film that follows a Safe Passage mother’s life around the dump, and a recent documentary by a Guatemalan TV station. After the films, long time Safe Passage Board Member Arnie Katz recently returned volunteer Tristan Green will lead a discussion about the project, about local support activities in NC, and about an upcoming service trip by UNC’s Ultimate Frisbee teams.
Location: Chapel Hill Friends Meeting,    531 Raleigh Road Chapel Hill, NC 27514

The Dark Side of Chocolate: Film Screening and Fair Trade Chocolate Taste Testing Thurs. 7-9 pm. FREE
Journalists investigate human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast. They use hidden cameras to delve into the gritty world of cocoa plantations. Sponsored by the Net Impact Club of UNC.
Location: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, McColl Building, Room 2575

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade Sat. 10 am – 12 pm. FREE
This holiday tradition will begin at 10 a.m. on E. Franklin Street at the Morehead  Planetarium and end about noon at Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St.

  •  And, for multiple exam study break opportunities here on campus:

Thursday Dec. 6th 11am-4:15 pm in room 211 of the UL: Exam PAWS will offer students the opportunity to visit and engage with certified therapy dogs. Advisors will be present to talk with students and hand out home-baked cookies. Sponsored by Academic Advising

Thursday Dec. 6th 6pm-9pm in Great Hall: P.A.S.S. Exam Support Fair will happen in the Great Hall on December 6th from 6pm-9pm. Join us for a study break full of food, games, crafts, and more. Sponsored by Housing and Residential Education.

Friday Dec. 7th, 10am-11am in front of Davis Library: Get a free tumbler and fill it with your choice of hot chocolate or coffee. Blue books and scantrons will be provided. Sponsored by RHA.

Dec. 6, 7, 9, 10, & 11, 7pm-9pm in room 205 of the UL:  CHISEL will offer stress management programs ranging from a Meditation session to puppy petting to an arts and crafts night. On the 6th, Linda Chupkowski from Counseling and Wellness Services will lead a meditation at 7pm. The other days and times for specific programs are TBD

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