News briefs Jan. 20

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COLLEGE RACE
The Amazing College Race: Riverside Edition will bring Riverside colleges together on Sunday, Jan. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. to enjoy a day of fun, games and prizes.

The College Council of Riverside invites students with college IDs to form teams of three and register for $20. Participating colleges include; California Baptist University, University of California at Riverside, Riverside Community College and La Sierra University.

The grand prize is $500 in book money for each member of the team. The top five teams will win a prize. The first 150 teams to register will win a free T-shirt.

Register at https://riverside ca .gov/mayor/amazing-college-race/

LUNAR FESTIVAL
The Lunar Festival celebrating Asian Pacific American cultures and heritage will take place on Jan. 28 in downtown Riverside.

Live performances go from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and include a lunar parade, traditional Asian music, Taiko drum, dance performances, martial art performances and many more displays of Asian cultural heritage.

All ages are welcome to attend a day of culture, food and fun.

BILLY GRAHAM ON THE MEND
Renowned evangelist Billy Graham is recovering after his hospital stay for pneumonia.

Graham went home on Dec. 6 after a 6-day stay at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. He thanked his “new friends” who took care of him during his stay.

WOO FEST
CBU announced its fourth annual Woo Fest: Masquerade Style will take place outside the Van Dyne Gym on Jan. 26 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The pre-party event will begin at 7:30 with refreshments, photo booths and live entertainment. Beginning at 9 p.m., the men of CBU will perform for the ladies through song, dance and much more.

Blank masquerade masks will be available outside the Alumni Dinning Commons throughout Woo Week, Jan. 23-26.

HOMECOMING COURT ELECTION
Vote for this year’s Homecoming court through Lancermail beginning on Jan. 31. Court results will be announced Friday, Feb. 17 at the Bonfire, which takes place
8-10 p.m

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