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Saturday, February 4

7:00 am - 7:00 pm    Powder Mountain Ski/Board Day

Recreational / Campus Recreation

Come join us for a day of skiing/snowboarding at Powder Mountain resort. We will meet up at Outdoor Programs, load up our ski/snowboard gear, and head to Powder Mountain to burn some turns. All riding abilities are welcome as there is terrain for everyone. Trip cost includes transportation and Powder Mountain lift ticket. Discounted ski rentals are available from Outdoor Programs for an additional $10. Discount lift ticket pricing is included in the trip cost and is only available to registered participants that travel to and from Powder Mountain with Outdoor Programs.

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC), More Info

8:00 am - 4:00 pm    AIARE Level I Avalanche Course

Recreational / Campus Recreation

This is an American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) Level I course entitled "Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain". This course will consist of one indoor and two outdoor classroom days. Participants will be given a full equipment list prior to the course start. Non-motorized backcountry travel equipment is required and snow shoes are not allowed. Split boards, AT and Telemark are allowed(with skins). You will need to bring a avalanche transceiver, shovel, and probe. All of this equipment can be rented from the USU Outdoor Recreation Program rental shop. Please reserve this equipment in advance as quantities are limited. Course Schedule: Friday February 3rd, 8am-4pm (Indoor Session @USU Campus) Saturday February 4th, 8am-4pm (Outdoor Field Session) Sunday February 5th, 8am-4pm (Outdoor Field Sessions) USU Students: $200 Non-Students: $250

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC), More Info

8:30 am - 10:00 am    Snowshoe Tour of the Preserve

Arts & Entertainment / Cooperative Extension

Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! During this tour, you will learn about the history of the Preserve as well as what kinds of plants and animals you will find during the winter. Additionally, you will have time to search for and identify animal tracks and other signs of animal life on the Preserve. This outing is appropriate for all ages and will takes place on generally flat terrain.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

10:00 am - 2:00 pm    Family First Saturday at the Museum of Anthropology: Exploring African Cultures

Arts & Entertainment / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The monthly series returns in 2017 with “Exploring African Cultures.” Designed for children ages 3 to 12 and their families, the event explores world cultures through music, art projects and authentic food. Hosted by the Museum of Anthropology. 435-797-7534.

Old Main, More Info

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Climbing Wall

Recreational / Extension

Climb through the EcoSystem from the bedrock all the way to the uplands. Our indoor climbing wall is fun for all ages. We supply the harness and ask that you come with shoes having covered toes.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Women's Basketball vs. Boise State

Athletics / Athletics

Mountain West Conference Game

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Chili Cook-Off

Fundraiser / College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

The annual CAAS chili cook-off: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Chili. This event will feature a Harry Potter theme, and participants will compete for the honor of being the best chili wizard. All proceeds from the event will be donated to aid a CAAS student in need.

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