Open Mic Night
Share your fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction or sit, listen, and have coffee or tea at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Hardback Cafe in Hasting’s bookstore. Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta.Belay Certification
A belay certification workshop will be held 6-8 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Fitness and Wellness Center. The certification is good for one year. Cost: $10.

First Friday Health Screening
Get a blood pressure and cholesterol screening at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Powell building. Sponsored by WELL 4 U @ EKU!, HEAT, Student Health Services and Department of Health Promotion.

Poetry Group Meeting
Eastern’s poetry group’s first meeting will take place at 9 p.m. Sept. 7 in Keith 120. The meeting is open to anyone interested in poetry and group discussions.

BioEnergy Field Day
See the latest technology and products available for farmers to participate in new sustainable energy industries in Kentucky at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at Eastern’s Meadowbrook Farm. Learn about energy efficiency practices as well as renewable energy production opportunities that will give Kentucky farmers new opportunities to improve their competitiveness and profitability. A complimentary dinner will be provided.

Pepsi Refresh Grant
The EKU Department of Recreation and Park Administration as well as the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department and The Arc of Madison County will be competing for a Pepsi Refresh grant for $25,000 to help fund a Handicap Accesible playground at Lake Reba park. To vote, visit