Sharky's Game Room

Join us for Shark Week Events during UNCWelcome!

Wednesday, August 17

7 p.m.               LGBTQIA & PRIDE Social
Make new friends by joining the LGBTQIA Resource Office and PRIDE (UNCW’s queer + allied student organization), for an hour of free games and popcorn! Afterward, we will continue the fun at the ACE and Housing and Residence Life concert and fireworks. Sponsored by Sharky’s, the LGBTQIA Resource Office and PRIDE. Follow Sharky’s Box Office and Game Room on Facebook for information about future Sharky’s events.

Thursday, August 18

4 – 6 p.m.         Happy Hour
Enjoy free games and free food every Thursday at Sharky’s Game Room! Compete for COLLEGE T-shirts and find out what’s happening on campus this weekend! Sponsored by CROSSROADS.

Friday, August 19

9:30 p.m.           Sharky’s Film Talk: Zootopia
Are you a Disney fan? After ACE’s 7 p.m. showing of Zootopia, Disney fans unite in Sharky’s for the first Sharky’s Film Talk of the semester. Enjoy Disney Trivia, free popcorn, and chances to win prizes. Follow Sharky’s Box Office and Game Room on Facebook for information about future Sharky’s Film Talks and upcoming events.

Monday, August 22

4 – 6 p.m.            International Social
Calling all international students, conversation partners, international business majors, and people interested in study abroad: Find your place among new friends at Sharky’s! Enjoy free popcorn and games for two hours! Enter our drawing by 5:30 p.m. to win a Sharky’s membership with FREE gameplay all semester! (Must be present to win!) Ask about our fun Sharky’s events during the fall semester! Save money by purchasing a Sharky’s semester membership for just $25 to play FREE GAMES with membership all semester or you can save even more by purchasing a 2016-2017 membership for just $40 to play FREE GAMES for both semesters! Sponsored by Sharky’s.

Tuesday, August 23

4 – 6 p.m.             Pool Shark Lesson and Free Games (Shark Week)
Come meet the Sharky’s staff and we’ll teach you to play 8-Ball Pool. Enjoy FREE popcorn and games for 2 hours! Enter our drawing by 5:30 p.m. to win a Sharky’s membership with FREE game play all semester! (Must be present to win!) Don’t forget to ask about our fun Sharky’s events during the fall semester! Save money by purchasing a Sharky’s semester membership for just $25 to play FREE GAMES all semester or you can save even more by purchasing a 2016-2017 membership for just $40 to play FREE GAMES for both semesters! Sponsored by Sharky’s.

Thursday, August 25  

4 – 6 p.m.               Happy Hour
Enjoy free games and free food every Thursday at Sharky’s Game Room! Compete for COLLEGE T-shirts and find out what’s happening on campus this weekend! Sponsored by CROSSROADS.

6:30 p.m.                 College 101 Trivia
Join UNCWeekends and CROSSROADS for the first Trivia Night of the year! Bring your team to test your knowledge of all things college and you could win T-shirts and other awesome prizes!

 Friday, August 26 

9:30 p.m.                  Sharky’s Film Talk: DC vs. Marvel (Shark Week)
DC vs. Marvel? Batman vs. Superman or Captain America: Civil War? Which do you prefer? Come share your comic book allegiance in this variant of Sharky’s Film Talk. Following the first showing of Captain America: Civil War, take a seat in Sharky’s to enjoy a trivia duel and discussion with chances to win super prizes. Free popcorn! Follow Sharky’s Box Office and Games on Facebook for information about future Sharky’s Film Talks and upcoming events.

Monday, August 29

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Sharky’s Book Talk: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Shark Week)
Join us for a facilitated discussion of the highly anticipated Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Please bring your own copy of the book and read the whole thing before you come chat with us. There will be spoilers! Free popcorn! Follow Sharky’s Box Office and Games on Facebook for information about future Sharky’s Book Talks and upcoming events. Cosponsored by the UNCW Quidditch Team.

Thursday, September 1

4 – 6 p.m.                    Happy Hour
Enjoy free games and free food every Thursday at Sharky’s Game Room! Compete for COLLEGE T-shirts and find out what’s happening on campus this weekend! Sponsored by CROSSROADS.

Events and TournamentsStudents playing table tennis

Sharky's is a great place to hold your event or tournament! Reserve the space, then let us know if you need ideas to help you build your brackets and schedule.

Happy Hour Thursdays

Crossroads sponsors free games and food from 4-6 p.m. most Thursdays to kick-off the weekend. Show your valid UNCW or CFCC student ID to join us for this fun event!

Sharky's Book Talks

New this year! Join fellow students and faculty/staff facilitators from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for casual discussions of new titles and old favorites. All students welcome!  
Faculty members who wish to facilitate a Book Talk should contact Taylor Renwick at tmr2448@uncw.edu.

Book Talks Schedule

August 29 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, JK Rowling
September 26 Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee
October 26 Little Bee, Chris Cleave


Graduate Student Book Discussions

co-sponsored by PERCH (Graduate Student discussions will run from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
September 13 Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee
November 10 TBD

Sharky's Film Talks

New this year! Join fellow students and faculty/staff facilitators for casual discussions of specific films or film topics related to movies shown in Lumina Theater. All students welcome! 

Faculty members who wish to facilitate a Film Talk should contact Taylor Renwick at tmr2448@uncw.edu.


Film Talks Schedule

August 19 at 9:30 p.m.  Zootopia
August 26 at 9:30 p.m. DC vs. Marvel