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Hastings College April Events
The following events take place at Hastings College during the month of April 2010. Please visit www.hastings.edu for more information.
Reenactment of the 1883 Community Tree Planting at HC
Hastings College will help celebrate history, community and environmental stewardship with a historical reenactment, educational walk and tree planting event from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, April 24 at Hastings College. The event, which is sponsored by Hastings College, the Adams County Historical Society and Hastings Parks and Recreation, is free and open to the public.
The walk will start at the island of the 300 block of University Boulevard (University and California) and continue east through campus, stopping at various points for brief history presentations on various topics, including the Homestead Act, the founding of Hastings College, surviving the Dust Bowl, landscape stewardship and more.
The walk will culminate at the Morrison-Reeves Science Center where tree planting experts and volunteers will help plant new trees in honor of the original community tree planting at Hastings College in 1883. Refreshments will be served. A separate press release with more detail of the day’s events and speakers will be sent out soon.
3 p.m., Apr. 11, Student Recital, Hastings College Band, Masonic Center
7:30 p.m., Apr. 11, Student Recital, Dustin Kerr, Ayr, Neb. tenor, Perkins Auditorium
7:30 p.m., Apr. 12, Student Recital/Guest Recital, Jazz Festival Concert, French Memorial Chapel
7:30 p.m., Apr. 13, Student Recital, Tom Lesiak, Cedar Bluffs, Neb., voice, Perkins Auditorium
10 a.m., Apr. 16, Student Recital, Music Hour, Perkins Auditorium
6:30 p.m., Apr. 22, Student Recital, Pro Rege, Lochland Country Club
3 p.m., Apr. 23, Student Recital, Jennifer Riley, Waverly, Neb., soprano, Perkins Auditorium
3 p.m., Apr. 24, Student Recital, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Recital, Perkins Auditorium
3 p.m., Apr. 25, Student Recital, Student Recital, Michael Lambelet, Grand Island, Neb., baritone, Perkins Auditorium
7:30 p.m., Apr. 25, Student Recital, Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, French Memorial Chapel
10 a.m., Apr. 26, Student Recital, Music Hour, Perkins Auditorium
All Day, Apr. 27, Academic Showcase, Campus Wide
7 p.m., Apr. 30, Student Recital/Guest Recital, Hastings Symphony Orchestra, Chautauqua Pavilion
8 p.m., Apr. 29, 30, May 1 and 2 p.m., May 2 – The Tragedy of Tragedies, or, The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great, Scott Studio Theatre.
Box Office opens Thursday, Apr. 22. Hours are from noon to 5 p.m. on weekdays, (402) 461-7380 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 p.m., Apr. 26 – Academic Showcase keynote speaker, Children and Nature Network co-founder Dr. Cheryl Charles, French Memorial Chapel
Home Athletic Events
Apr. 2 Baseball vs. Midland Lutheran College 1 p.m.
Apr. 5 Women’s Golf: Hastings College Invite 10 a.m.
Apr. 9 Softball vs. Northwestern College 5/7 p.m.
Apr. 14 Women’s Tennis vs. Concordia University 4 p.m.
Apr. 15 Men’s Tennis vs. Concordia University 4 p.m.
Apr. 17 Softball vs. Morningside College 1/3 p.m.
Apr. 24 Baseball vs. Dana College 1 p.m.
Apr. 24 Outdoor Track & Field: HC GPAC Last Chance 10 a.m.
Apr. 25 Baseball vs. Mount Marty College 1 p.m.
Apr. 29 Baseball vs. Doane College 5 p.m.
Apr. 30 Outdoor Track & Field: GPAC Outdoor Championships 2 p.m.
May 1 Outdoor Track & Field: GPAC Outdoor Championships 11 a.m.
May 1 Softball vs. Dordt College 1/3 p.m.
9 p.m., Apr. 13 and 17, sky viewing at Sachtleben Observatory, 4725 S. Wabash Ave. Call StarLine at (402) 461-7378 for more information.
Apr. 2-4 - Forensics AFA National Tournament (Univ. of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
Apr. 2-5 – Easter Break
7:30 p.m., Apr. 8 – Concert, Carrie Newcomer, recording artist, singer, songwriter, Perkins Auditorium
3-6 p.m., Apr. 8 – Hastings College Launches the Heartwell Park Project: Uniting the Hastings Community by Going Green, park clean-up and community awareness event, Heartwell Park
6:30 p.m., Apr. 22 – Hastings College Pro Rege Society Dinner and Induction Ceremony, Lochland Country Club
All Day, Apr. 27 – Academic Showcase Student Presentations, Campus Wide
10 a.m., Apr. 28 – Student Sermon Contest Worship Service, French Memorial Chapel
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). A total of 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs are offered to more than 1,150 students. Hastings College was named 75th Best Value College in the nation and #1 in Nebraska by Forbes.com and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. It was named a 2010 “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review and rated a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.