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Families flock to Dordt for music, theater, and sports

October 10, 2011

Dordt campus is a flurry of activity on Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22, for Parents Weekend. It promises to be an exciting time packed with music, theater, and sporting events for the whole family to enjoy.

Families are invited to attend their student’s classes, take a tour of campus, and attend special lectures with topics ranging from “Dordt’s Prairie” to “A Globally-Engaged Campus,” from “Business Students as Consultants” to “Students Develop Ag Safety” and “Science Research at Dordt.”

Friday events include the following:

• The Goheen Gallop 5k Fun Run. 4:30 p.m.
• Fall Music Festival. 7 p.m., B.J. Haan Auditorium.
• Dordt Blades against Northwestern Health Sciences University. 7:30 p.m., All Seasons Center hockey rink.
• “Late Night with the Defenders.” 10:30 p.m., De Witt Gymnasium.
• Comedy League. 10:30 p.m., B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Saturday events include the following:

• The President’s Brunch. 8:45 a.m., Rec Center.
• Siblings Brunch. 8:45 a.m., Campus Center lower level
• Jazz Band mini concert. 11 a.m., Campus Center lower level
• Dordt lacrosse club against Drake at 11 a.m. and against Augsburg at 1 p.m.
• “The Glass Menagerie” theater production. 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., TePaske Theatre. Additional 7:30 p.m. performances are October 20, 27, 28, and 29.
• Women’s volleyball against Hastings. 1:30 and 3 p.m., De Witt Gymnasium.
• Organ recital. 2 p.m., B.J. Haan Auditorium.
• Dordt Blades against Northwestern Health Sciences University. 4:15 p.m., All Seasons Center hockey rink.
• Praise and Worship service. 8:30 p.m., Campus Center.
• Ice Cream Social. 9 p.m., Commons.

Registered guests will have the opportunity to attend many of these events free.

High school students may schedule a campus visit during this weekend by calling the admissions office at 1-800-343-6738.

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