Plans for Valentine’s Day Weekend can be painful for many. Both singles and couples dread the pressure to make it special, and are often at a loss for what to do. For those with no plans for the weekend, look no further than the campus events at BYU.
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If a love life in America isn’t working out, perhaps adding a little bit of foreign perspective could help. BYU International Cinema is offering a variety of love films this weekend, from a romantic comedy to a film about love of baseball.
When: Friday and Saturday
Where: 250 SWKT
Many people say a great place to find dates is in the library. If doing homework on a Friday night in the date-seeking hub doesn’t sound all that appealing, stop by this free movie in the first floor library auditorium.
When: Friday at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Library Auditorium (First Floor)
If it looks like it may be a lonely Valentine’s Day Weekend there is always hope of ending up on the kiss cam.
When: Saturday 7:00 p.m.
Where: Marriott Center
Sometimes seeing successful couples gives those who are struggling in love hope. Baritone Nathan Gunn will be accompanied on the piano by his wife, Julie Gunn.
When: Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $40 ($10 off with BYU Student ID and $3 off for senior citizens or BYU alumni)
Where: Madsen Recital Hall, HFAC
This Shakespearean play is sure to bring lots of laughs about what happens when love goes the wrong way. What makes it even better is it has a full cast of puppets.
When: Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. and Saturday 2 p.m.
Cost: $5-$7 (Discount for children ages 2-11)
Where: Nelke Theater, HFAC
Take a trip back in time with Big Band Night. This night will feature dinner, dancing and live music.
When: Saturday 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Cost: With Student ID: $20 per person, $38 per couple; General Admission $24 per person, $46 per couple
Where: WSC Ballroom
What could be romantic than learning how to understand your textbook more? Bring a textbook and enjoy this free class by the BYU Career and Academic Success Center.
When: Friday at 11:00 a.m.
Where: 2590 WILK
Some people have lovers. Other people have a love of video games. The BYU Video Games Study Symposium includes presentations from students, faculty, guest speakers and a video game history exhibit.
Nothing says love like gorging on food. The Skyroom Restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s Day Buffet.
When: Friday 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Cost: $11.95 with Cougar Cash, $15 for general admission, $7 for children 6-11, free for 5 years and younger
Where: Skyroom Restaurant, WSC
The journey of love can be frustrating. Come let out some of that frustration with a game of laser tag.
When: Friday 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Where: Wilkinson Center Terrace
Valentine’s Weekend is only one weekend. These apps, designed by BYU students, could change a handheld device forever. Vote on the winners and enjoy free pizza.
When: Friday 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free, with free pizza
Where: 151 TNRB