YFS welcomes students back with Frost Week events

Frost weekThe York Federation of Students (YFS) will welcome York U students back to campus with Frost Week, a series of events running Jan. 11 to 15.

The annual week-long event features many highlights, including a winter carnival, a free bagel breakfast and a snow tubing trip to Snow Valley.

Here’s a look at the events lined up for Frost Week 2016:

Monday, Jan. 11

Winter Carnival, noon to 4pm, Vari Hall
• Join YFS for carnival games, popcorn, cotton candy and hot chocolate.

Linked In or Left Out, 2 to 4pm, 034 Founders College
• Wondering where and how to begin with LinkedIn? Attend this hands-on workshop to compose, edit and improve your LinkedIn profile. Dress professionally and have your headshot taken. A limited number of computers will be available. Register at careers.yorku.ca/online-system.

Dirty Bingo, 7pm, The Underground
• A sexy and fun spin on the classic game of bingo, hosted by the delightful Big Mama Two Four, with many prizes to be won from the Stag Shop. All ages/licensed event. York U and government ID required.

frost week students croppedTuesday, Jan. 12

Games & Lattes, noon to 3pm, Vari Hall
• Visit Café Vari as YFS transforms campus into a hot spot with lavish lattes and classic board games.

CSG Remake Market, 3 to 5pm, Student Centre
• Learn something creative, join the Community Service Groups in various types of craft-making.

Hip Hop, Karaoke & Trivia, 7pm, The Underground
• Showcase your lyrical skills while competing with your knowledge of hip-hop trivia to win a great prize.

Wednesday, Jan. 13

Bagel Breakfast, 10am, Vari Hall
• Come out and enjoy free bagels provided by the Great Canadian Bagel.

Networking Meet & Greet, 1 to 3:30pm, The Underground
• At “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Work but Were Afraid to Ask,” meet and network with accomplished alumni and professionals who will offer their best career planning advice. Dress professionally and have your headshot taken for LinkedIn. Register for the event at careers.yorku.ca/online-system. This event is presented in collaboration with the Career Centre.

Casino Night, 7pm, The Underground
• Feeling lucky? Test your chances to win great prizes. The second casino night of the year has prizes up for grabs including a $100 Yorkdale gift card, an OVO snapback hat, a night out for eight for Archery Tag and more.

frost week artists croppedThursday, Jan. 14

YFS Club Fair, 10am to 4pm, across Keele campus
• Explore all that York clubs have to offer. There is sure to be a club for every interest. Check out the amazing work happening around campus throughout the year and find opportunities to get involved.

Strings, Symphony & Noise, 7pm, The Underground
• Enjoy the talented artists of York University.

Friday, Jan. 15

Snow Valley Tubing, 10am to 6pm, Snow Valley Ski Resort
• An entire day of winter excitement at its best. Snow tubing is the easiest way to experience the speed and exhilaratioin of winter sports. Join YFS and head up north to Snow Valley Ski Resort for the day to hit the slopes. Cost is $15 for York students and $20 for non-York students. Shuttle bus cost is included in ticket price. Tickets available at the YFS Members’ Services Office at 106 Student Centre.