Yes!!! We made it! We are done with midterms and are ready to take a breather during our Fall Break!!

You may be going back home or out exploring on a roadtrip with your friends, but others of you may be staying here at ORU. Not to worry, the Hammer Center will remain open during most of break, and we will have some fun events going on to keep you entertained!

First, here are the Hammer Center’s hours during Fall Break:

  • Fri., 10/13: 7:30am-8pm
  • Sat., 10/14: CLOSED
  • Sun., 10/15: CLOSED
  • Mon., 10/16: 7:30am-8pm
  • Tues., 10/17: 7:30am-8pm
  • Wed., 10/18: 7:30am-8pm
  • Thurs., 10/19: 7:30am-8pm
  • Fri., 10/20: 7:30am-8pm
  • Sat., 10/21: CLOSED
  • Sun., 10/22: 1pm-1am

Note that both Moe’s and Jazzman’s will be closed from 5pm Friday, Oct. 13th — Sunday, Oct. 22, when Jazzman’s will reopen at 3pm and Moe’s at 6pm. Chick-fil-A and Hava Java will be open for limited hours during break; check your “Fall Break Dining & Building Hours” email from Caryn Ballou for more details.

Now, for the FUN STUFF. We are hosting four tournaments this week, and one movie screening! Please register online for the tournaments at the links below! And be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes early to check in for the tournaments.

On Monday, Oct. 16th, we will be holding two table tennis tournaments!

Tuesday, Oct. 17th sees our first Spikeball tournament! We will be playing Spikeball on the lawn by the east side patio, close to the fire pit. Players will compete as teams of two; you can either sign up with a partner, or we will set you up with one here. Play will start at 4pm.

On Wednesday, Oct. 18th we will have an 8-Ball Pool Tournament, starting at 4pm.

Thursday, Oct. 19th sees a FIFA 18 Tournament!

  • To facilitate game play, registrants must be willing to play on either Xbox One or PS4 consoles.
  • Because FIFA takes a while to play, this will be a single elimination tournament
  • Winner gets $10 in Eagle Bucks
  • Register online at: http://challonge.com/tournaments/signup/L1ptM44KfV

Then on Friday, Oct. 20th, we will be showing the original Finding Dory on our big screen TV!! What more needs to be said, it’s Finding Dory!! Who doesn’t love it? OH, well, ok, times–we will be showing the movie twice:

  • 1-2:45pm
  • 4-5:45pm

Besides these events, the Hammer will be offering all of our regular gaming and entertainment options, so come on by and enjoy a more mellow Hammer than you may be used to. Remember the Hammer will be closed that Saturday, but we will resume our normal operating hours on Sunday, Oct. 22nd.

For more ideas on fun local things to do this break, check out our newest blog post!! Oh! The Places You Can Go

Whatever you do this Fall Break, have a great, fun, restful, Jesus-honoring, and safe time, and we’ll see you back at YOUR Hammer Center next week!! 🙂

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