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Families invited to Dordt for music, sports, film screening: Dordt College Parents Weekend is October 19 and 20

October 10, 2012

The Dordt College campus will see a flurry of activity on Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20. Parents Weekend 2012 promises to be an exciting time packed with 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 “Business Students as Consultants” to “Equipping Dordt Students to Engage the Music of Film, T.V., and Video Games.”

Friday events include the following:
• Inauguration of Dr. Erik Hoekstra. 11 a.m.
• The Goheen Gallop 5k Fun Run. 4:30 p.m.
• Women’s JV volleyball vs. alumni. 6 p.m.
• Fall Music Festival. 7 p.m.
• Women’s varsity volleyball vs. Buena Vista. 7:30 p.m.
• Blades hockey vs. University of Kansas. 7:30 p.m.
• “Late Night with the Defenders” and Defender athletic logo unveiling. 10:30 p.m.
• Comedy League. 10:30 p.m.

Saturday events include the following:
• The President’s Brunch. 8:45 a.m.
• Siblings Brunch. 8:45 a.m.
• Jazz Band mini concert. 11 a.m.
• Football vs. Dakota State. 1 p.m.
• Women’s soccer vs. Doane. 1 p.m.
• Showcase Organ Recital. 2 p.m.
• Men’s soccer vs. Doane. 3:15 p.m.
• Blades hockey vs. University of Kansas. 4:15 p.m.
Premier public showing of The Fourth World. 7 p.m.
• Praise and Worship service. 8:30 p.m.
• Ice Cream Social. 9 p.m.

Registered guests may attend many of these events free.

For more details about Parents Weekend at Dordt College, and to get tickets for the play or sign up for the road race, visit www.dordt.edu/parents_weekend. 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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