Social Events

2016-2017 Social Events:

Study Hours: Join AED every Thurs night at College Library (room 3217) for study hours! There will always be at least one officer there, and you are free to come study for as little or as long as you like! We will have the room reserved from 5:30-7:30pm for open study time.

Event Sign-Ups


Swing Dance Social, Thur 4/20, 8-10pm, 3 points

Come have a good time swing dancing with your fellow AED members! Madison Swing Club has graciously offered to donate their instructor’s time to teach us how to swing dance! So grab your closed-toed dancin’ shoes, an AED dance partner and come on down to dance! this FREE dance lesson is an awesome way to spend a Thursday night! Should you no longer be able to attend, please take your name off of the list within 24 hours or risk losing points. The event will be in 2619 Humanities. Hope to see you there!

Dean’s Cup Trivia, 4/19, 9-11pm, SAC, 2 points

Join AED in the Dean’s Cup and meet us at the SAC for some trivia! More info will come on the room number within the SAC–stay tuned!

AED End of Year Picnic, Sat 4/22, 12:30pm-2:30pm, 3 points

More details to come but mark your calendars!

NSCS Stress Relief Event, Sun 4/23, 7-10pm, 3 points

The Stress Relief Event is aimed towards promoting mental well-being on campus. At the event there will be free massages, yoga (led by AED’s very own Shannon Wittel), crafts, movies, games, and some awesome raffle prizes! There is a $5 fee to attend and all of the proceeds will be donated to Journey Mental Health Center, a local non-profit organization in Madison which provides comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services to residents of southern Wisconsin. This event will be held on Sunday April 23rd from 7-10 PM at Union South Varsity Hall I. Come prepared to de-stress and have fun while supporting mental health!

AED Study Social, Sun 5/7, 10am-1pm, 2 points

Join AED at the SAC for a study social! Gear up for finals with your fellow AEDers and study strong together!

Past Social Events: 

AED  Kickball, Fri 4/14, 5-7pm, 3 points

Join AED at Edward Klief Park for a fun game of kickball! We will all meet at the park for a good time enjoying some fresh air in between our studies.

Fresh/Soph Grey’s Watch Party, Thurs 3/30, 7-9pm, 2 points

Join other freshmen and sophomores in AED at Selina’s apartment for some cookie baking and a few Grey’s Anatomy episodes! Contact Selina with any questions.

Dinner with AED, Fri 3/31, 6:30pm, 2 points

Join some AED members at Mooyah on State Street at 6:30pm this Friday! Pick up a burger and milkshake and some great conversation. See you there!

Runways of the World, 3/16, 5:15-8:30pm, 2 points

Join fellow AEDers at Union South to enjoy a fashion show representing cultures around the world and stick around to get ice cream after!

Mentor/Mentee Social: Thur 3/9, 5:30-7pm, location TBD

Our next mentor/mentee social will be an ALPS workshop to facilitate team building and getting to know not only your mentor/mentee, but everyone in the club! If you have a mentor/mentee, you will participate in the activities with them. If you don’t have a mentor/mentee or you would like to make a new connection, still come and get to know another club mentor that could become a new mentor/mentee! It should be a blast so hope to see many of you there!

Wheelhouse Paint Night: Fri 3/10, 4-6pm, 3 points ($5)

Join AED at Wheelhouse Studios for a relaxing paint night. This will be a fun time to be creative and take home a painting! Cost will be $5 for supplies and please RSVP as soon as possible. See you there!

Zoo Day, Sat 3/12 1-3pm

Meet outside of KwikTrip to go adventure to the Henry Vilas Zoo!

League Trivia at the DoubleU, Thur 3/2, 7pm, 2 points

AED will be venturing to the DoubleU to play some good old fashion trivia! Come join for fun, beverages, and food! You do not need to be 21 to enter the bar for trivia. Jack will get there a little before 7 to try to secure a large enough table; contact him with any questions!

Coffee and Yoga: Sat 3/4, 9:15am-11:30am, 2 points

Meet at Espresso Royal near the Capitol for some coffee and chatting before we had to Dragonfly for an hour of Hot Yoga at 10:30. We’ll be arriving at yoga at 10 to ensure spots for everyone. Yoga is $5 and purchasing coffee is optional–just get ready for some relaxation!

Freshman/Sophomore Bowling Social: Sun 3/5, 1-3pm, 2 points

Join your fellow freshman and sophomores in AED at the Sett for some bowling at Union South!

Multi-Cultural Night at the Red Gym, Thur 2/23, 4:30pm, 2 points

Meet at the Red Gym at 4:20 and attend the Multi-Cultural Night hosted at the Red Gym with your fellow AED members.

Bachelor Watch Party, Mon 2/28, 7:30pm, 2 points

Come to Mia and Courtney’s apartment for a fun time watching The Bachelor!

Comedy Club Jr/Sr Social: Thur 2/23, 8:30pm, 3 points

Join AED as we go to the Comedy Club on State! Should be a fun Thurs. night and we hope to see many of you juniors and seniors!

Science at Discovery: Sat 2/4 9:45am Aldo’s Cafe WID, 3 points

AED visits the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery for the first Saturday Science event of the year! With the theme of Badger Athletics, the focus is on health and sports and the science behind your body in motion. Meet at Aldo’s Cafe at 9:45am.

Super Bowl Watch Party: Sun 2/5  5/5:30pm-end of game Jenna’s apt., 2 points

Join AED at Jenna’s apt. to watch the Super Bowl! Take a break from school and enjoy the game/commercials as well as some pizza.

Cookie Decorating: 2/7 after our general meeting

Stick around after our general meeting for some cookie decorating fun!

CANCELLED: Broomball Tournament, 2/4 9:45am Memorial Union lobby

Come join the AED broom ball team as we play on the frozen Lake Mendota! Meet at Memorial Union lobby at 9:45am.

Zumba Class, 1/26 5:45pm SERF

Join AED for a free Zumba class at the SERF! Meet in the lobby at 5:45 for the 6:15 class.

AED Thanksgiving Potluck, location Sterling 2425, 12/1 6:30-8pm

Join AED as we celebrate Thanksgiving with Noodles and Co. as our entree. Watch for emails and texts for what to bring!

Ice Skating at the Shell, 12/9 5:45-7pm

Come ice skate with AED at the Shell! Hope to see you there!

Volleyball, 12/11 6-7pm

Come play volleyball with AED at the  Nat Gym 3 Courts 1 and 2!

Study Social, 12/18 1-2:30pm, SAC

Come study with AED at the SAC to get ready for finals! Snacks will be provided.

Wed 11/16 Trivia with WPS (Wisconsin Pre-Medical Society) SAC room 4210 8:30pm

Join AED as we take on the Wisconsin Pre-Medical Society in a fun night of trivia! Bring your medical knowledge and join in the fun as we connect with other pre-meds on campus!

Thur 11/3 Volleyball at the SERF 6:30pm

Come to the SERF for a pick-up volleyball game with AED! Morgan will have a volleyball, so come take out your pre-med stress with a fun time at the SERF. Meet at the front desk where you scan your Wiscard.

Wed 10/26 Pumpkin Carving at Union South 6:30-9pm

Get into the fall spirit with some pumpkin carving at Union South! Come early (6:30pm) Wednesday October 26 to carves some pumpkins and enjoy the fall. Dress warmly and we’ll see you there!

Sun 10/16 Eplegaarden Orchards

Come enjoy a trip to an apple orchard with AED! The WUD Global Committee is organizing a trip to Eplegaarden Orchards on Sunday 10/16 and AED will be going! Register with the link below sooner rather than later as there is a limit to how many can attend. Please register both with the link below and sign up on our AED sign up sheet (link at the top of this page). The meeting place is in front of the Chazen Museum at 11:10am, and the trip will be from 11:30-2:30pm. There will be a $5.50 cost for transportation. See you there!

Apple Orchard Registration through WUD

Sun 10/9 Tour the Chazen Museum of Art 12:00pm-2:00pm (2 points)

Join AED for a free tour of the Chazen Museum of Art! Experience this unique museum right in the heart of campus. See you Sunday Oct. 9 at noon!

Tues. 10/4 Ice Cream Social 7:00-7:30pm (1 point)

Stick around after our general meeting for an ice cream social with your fellow AED-ers! Hope to see you there!

Thurs. 9/29 Cookout 6:00pm-8:00pm (3 points)

Come enjoy the last of this nice weather at an AED cookout! Enjoy some s’mores and food and meet your fellow members of AED. This will take place at the fire pits outside Liz Waters Residence Hall on Sept. 29. Sign up with the link at the top!

Sat. 9/24 Farmer’s Market Trip 9:30am-12:00pm (3 points)

Join AED for a trip to the Farmer’s Market! Meet at the bus stop in front of Memorial Union at 9:30 on Sept. 24. We can take up to 15 people, so use the Google doc link at the top to sign up!

Trivia Night at The Sett, Union South (3 points) | Mondays at 8pm

Want to show off your smarts? Join the AED trivia team every Monday night at 8:00 pm for Trivia Night at The Sett! No need to RSVP as you can count on someone being there every week. Just look around for some familiar AED faces and join along on the fun.

Ice Skating at Tenney Park (3 points) | Thursday, Feb. 18th 6-8 PM

Winter time means ice skating time! Join some AED friends and go ice skating at Tenney Park. We will take the bus out there (so pick yours up at the SAC!). Don’t have skates? No problem, you can rent a set there for $8. Email Max if you are interested in going

Careers in Navy Medicine Session at 120 Middleton Building (3 points) | Wednesday, Feb. 24th, 3:30 PM

Interested in a career in Navy Medicine? Come to this session to hear about the opportunities offered to medical personnel in the US Navy. Space is limited so RSVP to:

Evening at The Chazen Museum of Art (3 points) | Thursday, Mar. 4th 6-7pm

Do you like art? Looking for a fun night of culture? Join AED Thursday, March 4th on a tour of The Chazen, a fantastic art museum on our very own campus.  Email Eric if you are interested in attending.

Basketball at the SERF (3 points) | Friday, Mar. 11th 3-4pm

Show your skills on the court by joining fellow AED members for a pick-up game of basketball on March 11th.  We’ll meet right by the main doors.  All skill levels welcome, but be warned–Max Albiero is pretty dang good. RSVP to either Eric or Max.

Mental Health Seminar at Grainger Hall 2120 (3 points) | Saturday, Mar. 12th 11-3pm

Come hear from three Mental Health Professionals and get informed on relevant Mental Health issues. There will be three separate sessions each discussing different topics. The event will be held in Grainger Hall Room 2120. For more event information and/or to RSVP email Max Albiero,

TedMed Showing at TBD (3 points) | Saturday, Apr. 2nd 4-5pm

Details coming soon, but join us for a viewing of 2-3 TedMed talks!

Cookie Baking for Relay for Life Booth at Emily’s Apartment (1001 West Dayton Street, Apt. 4E) | Thursday, Apr. 7th 6pm

Come socialize and maybe even sample some delicious baked goods.  We’ll be baking cookies the night before Relay for Life to sell at our volunteer event during the event that weekend.  Location is TBD so we will let you now when we figure it out.

Relay for Life at The Shell (3 points) | Friday, Apr. 8th 6pm-Saturday, Apr. 9th 6am

Join us for a great cause on starting on April 8th.  We’ll start of Relay for Life together at 6pm.  RSVP to Max.

End of the Year Cookout at Edward Klief Park (3 points) | Thursday, May 5th, 5:30pm-7:00PM

Burgers, hot dogs, fun! Last-minute points! What more could you want? Come join us for one of our last events of the year.  We’ll have food and some activities–it will be low key and a great way to socialize before we head off for the summer.  Feel free to just show up!

AED Study Day at Location TBA (3 points) | Sunday, May 8th, 10am-12pm

Stress of finals got you down? Join us for an AED study (for last-minute points)–we’ll have donuts and coffee to share and let you know a location as soon as we lock one down.

*Create your own event: Email either the social or volunteer chairs (see “Board Members” tab) and get double points for organizing your own event! We love to hear your ideas!