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Next week in events: From pie socials to free brewery tours

The State Press looks at events on and off campus for the week of Nov. 4 to 10


"Spark your calendars." Illustration published on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.     

Sunday, Nov. 4

Scottsdale International Film Festival: Hosted at the Harkins Shea 14, Sunday will be a major day for the festival with movies ranging from "Mademoiselle Paradis" to "Boy Erased." Times vary throughout the day, and most shows cost about $14.

Roosevelt Row Pie Social: From 2 to 5 p.m. at Margaret T. Hance Park, Arizona chefs will be competing for the community’s votes. The tickets are $15 for five tickets for pie-tasting, but admission into the event is free. There will also be storytelling and music at the event. 

Monday, Nov. 5

Mental Health Resource Awareness: The Psychology Engagement Team aims to provide ASU students with more information about the resources available on and off campus for people with mental health issues. They will be serving Even Stevens and free massages by licensed professionals on Hayden Lawn from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

FitPHX Community Fitness Series: Professional instructors will lead a variety of fitness classes such as Zumba, Turbo Kick, P90X and more to popular music. This free recurring community event happens each Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in Margaret T. Hance Park until Dec. 11. 

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Salute to Service: “This is War. This is What We Do.”: ASU Polytechnic is screening episode five of the PBS documentary “The Vietnam War.” Dennis Stout, an Army veteran who made an appearance in the film and member of Veterans for Peace, Winter Soldier Chapter, Phoenix, will lead the discussion over the episode, “This is What We Do.”

Stout will talk about his eyewitness accounts of the war crimes that were committed in Vietnam. He will also be discussing the book “War is a Racket” by Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler. This will take place on the Tempe campus at the Memorial Union’s Gila Room 224 from 6 to 9 p.m. It doesn’t require an RSVP.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead): Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan will host Aztec dancers and skull painting at Fletcher Lawn on the West campus from 5 to 9 p.m. There will also be Latin music and various food trucks.

Friday, Nov. 9

SCI Solo Composition Concert: The ASU chapter of Society of Composers Inc. is doing a community outreach to boast its group of composers. Performers will play one instrument of their choice and the concert will feature various styles. This is a free event that will take place at the Knights of Pythias Lodge in Tempe, Arizona from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

City Lights Movie Nights: "The Greatest Showman" will be playing at CityScape Phoenix from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. It is a free event in walking distance from the downtown Phoenix campus. BYO blankets and chairs for watching the film. There will also be giveaways, contests and prizes.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Four Peaks 8th Street Brewery Tour: Every Saturday from now until the end of December, there will be free tours of the Four Peaks brewery. Housed in an old creamery and ice factory are a large variety of specialty beers and brewpub. The event is only for guests 21 and over from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Reserve your place on the tour ahead of time.

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