Best Events of the Week At UMD 4/21/2014

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United Muslim Relief will holding a mock World Cup tournament at Cole Field House featuring 32 teams of six competing for the championship. The event is on Friday at 5 p.m. and funds will be going towards children’s projects in Palestine.

Unwritten is holding a clothing exchange at the University View on Thursday at the Game Room (5-7 p.m.) and Friday on the 4th floor (1-4 p.m.). You have the option of exchanging clothes you don’t want for clothes which they have in stock OR giving away your clothing and making 50 percent of whatever your clothes sell for.

SEE is organizing an on-campus version of America’s Got Talent. It’ll be happening on Wednesday at 7 p.m. inside of Hoff Theater. It’s a free event.

Celebrate Earth Day with SGA at their annual Earth Day festival happening Tuesday from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Colony Ballroom in STAMP. Free food will be given out and you’ll be able to hear plenty of information on how to keep our planet sustainable.

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ASPAC is presenting a banquet on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. It’ll be held at Nyumburu Cultural Center and will cost $3 with a children’s book. Funds raised at the event will go to helping school children in Nigeria.

The Farmers Market is back open this Wednesday at 11 a.m. outside of Cole Field House. The Green Dining Food Truck will also be out. It’s expected to be 62 degrees on that day.

Like art? Join the Art Walk happening on Thursday at 5 p.m. starting at STAMP. During this walk, you’ll be exposed to all five art galleries on campus and you’ll meet cool people who share your value in art.

Learn about Ethiopian culture at ESA’s annual cultural show. The show costs $11 for students and will occur on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Hoff Theater. All money raised will go to charity and a famous Ethiopian artist who is signed to Akon’s label, Zewdy, will be performing.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will also have their annual pageant on Sunday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets cost $7 for students. If you like Miss America or Miss USA, you’ll enjoy this for sure. Black is beautiful.