Datebook: An Idiosyncratic Calendar

This week: The College Board of Trustees meets 8:00 a.m.-noon daily in various rooms of the HUB. The Comenius Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. Friday behind Colonial Hall.

Wednesday, October 24
Robert Hellenga reads from his 1998 novel The Fall of a Sparrow at 8:00 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium. The book deals with the aftermath of a terrorist bombing. Hellenga is the George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor of English at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill.

Thursday, October 25
Daisy Pulls It Off, an English girls’-school comedy by Denise Dugan, plays through Sunday in the HUB’s Arena Theater. This is the one that uses wooden hockey sticks. Curtain: 8:00 p.m. through Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Ext. 1489.

Saturday, October 26
Fall Open House for prospective students. From 9:00 a.m., Johnston Hall. Ext. 1320.

Sunday, November 4
Blackwater, a five-member Celtic band, plays the music of Gaelic peoples at 4:00 p.m. in Peter Hall. $10, $5 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Ongoing

Through October 31: “Afghanistan.” History, geography, culture. Outside the library office on the main level, Reeves Library. Thanks to Linda LaPointe.

Through November 25: Plein-air paintings by Mary Lou Cummings ’94, H. Paty Eiffe Gallery, HUB.

October 23, 2001

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