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Badin Hall's 9th Annual Conscious Christmas Fair Trade Handicraft Sale

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Location: Ballroom, LaFortune Student Center

Come shop for beautiful and unique fair trade holiday gift items while enjoying free Nepalese chai tea. All items hand-crafted by artisans in Nepal to provide a living wage and save their artistic heritage. Many items are created by Notre...

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First Friday Dinner (for Grad Students)

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Location: Coleman-Morse First Floor Lounge

Graduate students are encouraged to celebrate Mass as a community every Friday at 5:15 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. On the first Friday of every month, graduate students of all faiths are invited to join their fellow students...

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Fall Concert: Harmonia A Cappella Club

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Location: Washington Hall

This semester’s repertoire by Notre Dame’s only all-female a cappella group includes a range of hits from artists like Hozier, Bonnie Tyler, and Ne-Yo. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased directly from any Harmonia member or at the door.  …...

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Performance: Third Coast Percussion

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Third Coast ends their 5-year tenure as our Ensemble-in-Residence with a multimedia work featuring a new soundtrack to the 1966 Oscar-nominated children’s short film Paddle to the Sea. The hard-grooving Grammy winners round out the program with works by Philip Glass,...

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Holiday Gift Auction (sponsored by the Robinson Community Learning Center)

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Location: Robinson Community Learning Center, (921 Eddy St., South Bend)

Tickets are now available for this event which will raise money to take grade K-12 students to visit national monuments, colleges and museums. Purchasing tickets ($5 each) grants you admission into the event and enters you into a raffle. The afternoon...

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Fall Concert: Voices of Faith Gospel Choir

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Location: Kennan-Stanford Chapel

Theme: "For We Are God's Handiwork" (Ephesians 2:10) Voices of Faith Gospel Choir is a student-led, student-run organization whose aim is to reach the hearts and souls of the Notre Dame community to the ministry of song, primarily performed in the...

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American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED and First Aid

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Location: Rooms 109 and 110, Rockne Memorial

This blended course combines award-winning, engaging and interactive online simulation learning plus an in-person classroom session to learn and practice critical lifesaving skills for certification. Click here for more info and to register.  …

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Family Film: “The Muppet Christmas Carol” (1992)

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets, like Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and Fozzie Bear, weave in and out of the story,...

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Crèche Pilgrimage: En Camino a Belén

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Location: Begins at Eck Visitors Center; Concludes at Main Building

Join the Notre Dame community for a bilingual pilgrimage through campus to view nativity sets from throughout Mexico. FAMILIES WELCOME! Bring the baby Jesus from your home crèche for a blessing. Begins at the Eck Visitors Center and travels to...

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University Band Winter Concert

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The University Band at Notre Dame is the school's most diverse performing ensemble. Featuring faculty, staff, alumni, graduate students, and undergraduate students, musicians come from all walks of life and musical backgrounds. This year's program will feature the works of...

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Film: "Fukushima Mon Amour"

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Location: Browning Cinema

This drama from director/screenwriter Doris Dörrie was shot in black and white in the Fukushima region of Japan shortly after the triple disaster event that ravaged the nation in 2011. The story follows a young German woman named Marie (Rosalie...

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Opera ND: Opera Scenes

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Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Opera Notre Dame presents an evening of opera scenes featuring our talented students, graduates, and guest artists. Scenes will be performed from operas by Mozart, Offenbach, Donizetti, Gilbert & Sullivan, Rossini, and many others, ranging from Baroque to Contemporary, Standard...

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Jazz Bands Fall Concert

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Three Notre Dame jazz groups will perform: Jazz Band 1, Jazz Band 2, and the New Orleans Brass Band. Songs will include traditional favorites originally performed by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Cannonball Adderley, as well as contemporary...

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Advent Lessons and Carols

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The annual Advent Lessons and Carols service will feature all of the Basilica choirs, including the Notre Dame Liturgical Choir, Women’s Liturgical Choir, Folk Choir, Handbell Choir, and Basilica Schola. Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Fort Wayne-South Bend...

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Lecture: "The Jewish Tradition and Human Rights in the Israeli Context"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Rabbi Arik Ascherman, founder and director of Torat Tzedek (Torah of Justice), demonstrates how it is possible and obligatory for a religious Jew to work for universal human rights and uphold international law, based on the Jewish tradition.

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Lecture: “Cultures of Poverty: The Politics of Welfare Reform in Europe and the United States”

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Location: Hesburgh Center Room C103

How do societies reconcile the competing objectives of ensuring a minimum level of welfare for the poor—and that the able-bodied poor work? The talk will analyze public opinion data and qualitative evidence from more than 200 interviews with policymakers and...

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Our Universe Revealed: "The Science of Music"

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Location: 101 Jordan Hall of Science

Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series The Science of Music Devin Whitten, Graduate Student, Notre Dame Physics We all love music. But, why? Why does music sound ‘good’? What even is sound, anyway? Join us as we explore from the basis...

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Information Session: Spring 2018 Social Concerns Seminars

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Location: Geddes Hall, McNeill Library

Social concerns seminars are academic courses that create opportunities for students to engage in social analysis, work with community partners around the country, and reflect on their experience and its impact on individuals and communities. Attend an information session to learn more about the spring...

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Vespers with the McGrath Institute for Church Life

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Location: Geddes Hall Chapel

Join the McGrath Institute for Church Life in the Geddes Hall Chapel for Vespers, the evening prayer of the Church.  This 30-minute prayer service is one of the longest-standing liturgical practices in the Christian tradition, predating even the Rule of...

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2017 Hesburgh Lecture: “Latinos, Education and the Church”

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Location: Auditorium, Eck Visitors Center

Latinos now comprise 35% of all Catholics in the United States, including 52% of Catholics under 30, but only 15% of all students enrolled in Catholic schools and 10% of Notre Dame freshmen. Why are enrollment rates of Latino students so...

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Reading by Kellie Wells, 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Kellie Wells the 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner for her short story collection God, the Moon, and Other Megafauna reads at Notre Dame (location TBA) on December 6, 2017. Kellie Wells graduated from the University of Kansas…

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Information Session: Spring 2018 Social Concerns Seminars

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Location: Geddes Hall, McNeill Library

Social concerns seminars are academic courses that create opportunities for students to engage in social analysis, work with community partners around the country, and reflect on their experience and its impact on individuals and communities. Attend an information session to learn more about the spring...

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