UPC Booth at the Activities Carnival
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

UPC Booth at the Activities Carnival

Stop by the UPC table for customized street signs (while supplies last)! Free! Co-sponsored with the Center for Student Involvement (CSI), Koch, and Pepsi. This event is in conjunction with the K-State Week of Welcome. To sign up for a booth/table, please contact the Center for Student Involvement at 785-532-6541 or studentinvolvement@k-state.edu. 

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Happy Trees Painting- 7 pm session
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Happy Trees Painting- 7 pm session

Join UPC for an evening of guided painting at our Happy Trees Painting event. K-State students and the public may sign up for ONE of two sessions (limited spaces available, first-come, first-served). Limit one session per person. The first session is at 7 pm, and the second session is at 9 pm. The themes for the night are Winter and Manhattan. More detailed painting information will be provided at a later date. Email required at signup. The signup link will be available at kstateupc.com at 8:30 am on Tuesday, January 22.

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Film: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG)
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Film: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG)

Friday, January 25 & Saturday, January 26
7 & 9:15 PM * Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. In that world, she meets a soldier named Phillip, a group of mice and the regents who preside over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now enter a fourth realm to retrieve the key and restore harmony to the unstable land.

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Happy Trees Painting- 9 pm session
Jan
25
9:00 PM21:00

Happy Trees Painting- 9 pm session

Join UPC for an evening of guided painting at our Happy Trees Painting event. K-State students and the public may sign up for ONE of two sessions (limited spaces available, first-come, first-served). Limit one session per person. The first session is at 7 pm, and the second session is at 9 pm. The themes for the night are Winter and Manhattan. More detailed painting information will be provided at a later date. Email required at signup. The signup link will be available at kstateupc.com at 8:30 am on Tuesday, January 22.

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG)
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG)

Friday, January 25 & Saturday, January 26
7 & 9:15 PM * Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. In that world, she meets a soldier named Phillip, a group of mice and the regents who preside over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now enter a fourth realm to retrieve the key and restore harmony to the unstable land.

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Film: Venom (PG-13)
Feb
1
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Venom (PG-13)

Friday, February 1 & Saturday, February 2
7 & 9:45 PM * Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake's experiments, Eddie's body merges with the alien Venom -- leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating.

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Film: Venom (PG-13)
Feb
2
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Venom (PG-13)

Friday, February 1 & Saturday, February 2
7 & 9:45 PM * Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake's experiments, Eddie's body merges with the alien Venom -- leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating.

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Film: The Hate U Give (PG-13)
Feb
8
7:00 PM19:00

Film: The Hate U Give (PG-13)

Friday, February 8 & Saturday, February 9
7 & 9:45 PM * Wildcat Chamber, First Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds -- the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white prep school that she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is soon shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. Facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and decide to stand up for what's right.

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Dance Marathon
Feb
9
3:00 PM15:00

Dance Marathon

  • MAC Gym, Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a student-run organization that raises money for Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. Join UPC and Dance Marathon for fun, food, games, music, dancing, and fundraising! 

Visit https://events.dancemarathon.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.event&eventID=3104 to register or donate today! There is a $20 entry fee, and all proceeds go to Stormont Vail Hospital. 

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Film: The Hate U Give (PG-13)
Feb
9
7:00 PM19:00

Film: The Hate U Give (PG-13)

Friday, February 8 & Saturday, February 9
7 & 9:45 PM * Wildcat Chamber, First Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds -- the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white prep school that she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is soon shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. Facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and decide to stand up for what's right.

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Film: Instant Family (PG-13)
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Instant Family (PG-13)

Friday, February 15 & Saturday, February 16
7 & 9:30 PM * Wildcat Chamber, First Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child, but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15-year-old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight. Now, Pete and Ellie must try to learn the ropes of instant parenthood in the hope of becoming a family.

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Film: Instant Family (PG-13)
Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Instant Family (PG-13)

Friday, February 15 & Saturday, February 16
7 & 9:30 PM * Wildcat Chamber, First Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child, but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15-year-old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight. Now, Pete and Ellie must try to learn the ropes of instant parenthood in the hope of becoming a family.

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Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG)
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG)

Friday, March 1
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Bitten by a radioactive spider in the subway, Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales suddenly develops mysterious powers that transform him into the one and only Spider-Man. When he meets Peter Parker, he soon realizes that there are many others who share his special, high-flying talents. Miles must now use his newfound skills to battle the evil Kingpin, a hulking madman who can open portals to other universes and pull different versions of Spider-Man into our world.

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Farmers' Market
Mar
27
11:00 AM11:00

Farmers' Market

The K-State Farmers' Market was established in March 2016 and is typically held on the last Wednesday of every March, April, September, and October. The market features a variety of handmade and homegrown items produced by members of the K-State Family (students, student organizations, and faculty/staff). K-State Farmers' Markets are open to the community. Cash preferred. Co-sponsored with Wildcat Wellness Coalition. 

For more information including how to be a vendor, please visit https://www.k-state.edu/lafene/programs/farmers-market/index.html

Inclement weather location: Union Courtyard, Ground floor, K-State Student Union

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Farmers' Market
Apr
24
11:00 AM11:00

Farmers' Market

The K-State Farmers' Market was established in March 2016 and is typically held on the last Wednesday of every March, April, September, and October. The market features a variety of handmade and homegrown items produced by members of the K-State Family (students, student organizations, and faculty/staff). K-State Farmers' Markets are open to the community. Cash preferred. Co-sponsored with Wildcat Wellness Coalition. 

For more information including how to be a vendor, please visit https://www.k-state.edu/lafene/programs/farmers-market/index.html

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11th Annual University Life Café Art Exhibit Reception
Dec
12
12:00 PM12:00

11th Annual University Life Café Art Exhibit Reception

  • William T. Kemper Art Gallery, First floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Selected artwork from the 11th Annual University Life Café Art Contest will be on display from December 3-14, 2018 from 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday, in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. Winners will be announced in the gallery at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, December 12 with a reception from noon - 1 pm. Cast your vote for "People's Choice Award" at any time! This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Café.

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Red Ribbon Ball
Dec
7
6:30 PM18:30

Red Ribbon Ball

  • D-Town on 4th (Bockers II Catering) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: D-Town on 4th (Bockers II Catering, 221 N. 4th St., Manhattan, KS 66502) * $5 for all students & $8 for non-students * Tickets available at the door or by pre-sale (check back for more information). * All proceeds go to Positive Connections * Co-sponsored with K-State Sexuality and Gender Alliance, LGBT Resource Center, K-State LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association, Junction City Teddy Bears, Flint Hills Human Rights Project, and Bockers II Catering. * For more information, visit k-state.edu/lgbt.

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Open Mic Night
Dec
3
8:00 PM20:00

Open Mic Night

Performances range from stand up to singing to poetry to singing karaoke to just talking about thoughts!

Sign up at the door. All performances subject to Union and University policies.

May contain adult content.


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Free Country Concert featuring Danielle Bradbery
Nov
27
7:30 PM19:30

Free Country Concert featuring Danielle Bradbery

Enjoy a free country concert featuring Danielle Bradbery! She is the singer of the hit songs “Sway” and “The Heart of Dixie”, and the winner of “The Voice” in 2013. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Adequate security measures are in place. The use of clear bags is in effect. Free clear bags provided at the door (while supplies last)!

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Film: NBC's Green Book
Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

Film: NBC's Green Book

Universal Pictures at K-State and the Kansas State Union Program Council present a FREE screening of NBC’s Green Book.

Free vouchers are now available on the small table outside of the UPC office on the ground floor (Room 054) of the K-State Student Union. 

**SEATING IS FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY. Doors open at 6:30 pm **

Dr. Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist who's about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.

See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkZxoko_HC0

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Film: BlacKkKlansman (R)
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Film: BlacKkKlansman (R)

Friday, November 9 & Saturday, November 10
7 & 9:45 PM * Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream. Produced by the team behind the Academy-Award® winning Get Out.

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After Hours: Comedy Night
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

After Hours: Comedy Night

  • Union Station by JP's, First Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Laughter is contagious, and there will be plenty of it tonight! 2 comedians, Billy Wayne Davis & LeClerc Andre, are sure to put on a great show! Doors open at 7:30 pm, and the show starts at 8 pm. Free chips & salsa while supplies last!

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Film: BlacKkKlansman (R)
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Film: BlacKkKlansman (R)

Friday, November 9 & Saturday, November 10
7 & 9:45 PM * Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream. Produced by the team behind the Academy-Award® winning Get Out.

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Open Mic Night
Nov
5
8:00 PM20:00

Open Mic Night

Performances range from stand up to singing to poetry to singing karaoke to just talking about thoughts!

Sign up at the door. All performances subject to Union and University policies.

May contain adult content.


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Film: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)
Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

Friday, November 2 & Saturday, November 3
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse -- Nick's disapproving mother.

Co-sponsored with the Asian American Student Union (AASU). 

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Film: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)
Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

Friday, November 2 & Saturday, November 3
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Subtitle Saturday at Seven! View the weekend film with closed-captions at this showing every week. 

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse -- Nick's disapproving mother.

Co-sponsored with the Asian American Student Union (AASU). Free snacks provided by the Manhattan Asian Market while supplies last. 

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Halloween Costume Contest
Oct
31
11:30 AM11:30

Halloween Costume Contest

Wear your Halloween costume and register for the costume contest! Winners will be announced at 12:30 pm for the cutest, best homemade, scariest, and best overall costume. Co-sponsored with the LGBT Resource Center. Inclement weather location: Courtyard, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union.

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Farmers' Market
Oct
31
11:00 AM11:00

Farmers' Market

The K-State Farmers' Market was established in March 2016 and is typically held on the last Wednesday of every March, April, September, and October. The market features a variety of handmade and homegrown items produced by members of the K-State Family (students, student organizations, and faculty/staff). K-State Farmers' Markets are open to the community. Cash preferred. Co-sponsored with Wildcat Wellness Coalition. 

For more information including how to be a vendor, please visit https://www.k-state.edu/lafene/programs/farmers-market/index.html

Inclement weather location: Union Courtyard, Ground floor, K-State Student Union

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11th Annual University Life Café Art Contest- Call for Submissions
Oct
29
8:30 AM08:30

11th Annual University Life Café Art Contest- Call for Submissions

  • online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Submit your work for the 11th Annual University Life Café Art Contest online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu by midnight on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. 2D & 3D artwork will be accepted, and prizes will be awarded! Selected artwork will be displayed from 8 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri, December 3-14, 2018 in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. During this time you can cast your vote for "People's Choice Award." Winners will be announced on Wednesday, December 12 at 12:30 pm in the gallery with a reception from noon - 1 pm. Sponsored by UPC, University Life Cafe, and Counseling Services. 

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Film: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R)
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Film: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R)

  • Ballroom, Second Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Friday, October 26
Pre-show: 10:30 pm
Midnight Film Showing
Union Ballroom, Second floor, K-State Student Union

Featuring Mary Renee as emcee! Costumes are acceptable, and there will be a photo booth!

$7 Admission includes: pre-show, movie, & prop bag
Tickets can be purchased the night of the event. 
Cash and card accepted
Rated R * Adult Content

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O'Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."

11 Things You Should Know About The Rocky Horror Picture Show

  1. This show contains adult content that may be offensive. Consider this before purchasing a ticket.

  2. No nudity is allowed! (Cover yo’ parts)

  3. Stand in line to purchase tickets.

  4. Grab a prop bag that will be used during the movie. Certain scenes require items in bag. Look to your neighbor for help.

  5. “Virgins” will be marked either on forehead or wrist with red lipstick. (Optional) “Virgins” are those who have not seen the movie in a theatre setting with a live audience.

  6. Don’t be alarmed. The pre-show is all in good fun!

  7. All “virgins” are invited to come on stage for a “virgin auction”. (Optional)

  8. A costume contest will be held on stage during pre-show. (Optional)

  9. Everyone is encouraged to participate! (You will have a great time. Bring your sense of humor!)

  10. Be prepared to use your singing and dancing skills.

  11. People yell “slut” when the character Janet is on screen and “asshole” when the character Brad is on-screen.  Join in if you want!

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Stroll Off (Dance Showcase)
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

Stroll Off (Dance Showcase)

Join Sigma Lambda Gamma and Union Program Council for the Stroll Off competition! The competition will showcase various versions of strolling. Stroll dancing incorporates four to six people each walking rhythmically in a synchronized way. The movements can be performed with or without music. Each group that performs will be judged on certain credentials such as creativity, timing and staying within the time limit.

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