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Hastings College October Events
September 26, 2011
For Immediate Release
Hastings College October Events
Note to Media: Events and dates may be subject to change. For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Alicia O’Donnell at (402) 705-0120 or email@example.com.
(Hastings, Neb.) – The following events take place at Hastings College during the month of October 2011. Please visit www.hastings.edu for more information.
The Hastings College Department of Theatre Arts presents “The Good Person of Setzuan” by Bertolt Brecht and adapted by Tony Kushner at 8 p.m., Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 6-8 and at 2 p.m., Sun., Oct. 9 in Scott Studio Theatre. The Box Office opens Thurs., Sept. 29 and will remain open Monday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m. Call 402-461-7380 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your tickets.
Be part of the majesty which is George Frederic Handel’s Messiah on December 4th! The Hastings College Department of Music invites you to participate in its presentation of this sacred oratorio. Rehearsals begin on Thurs., Oct. 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Perkins Auditorium and include two required rehearsals on Sat., Dec. 3rd at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The performance for the community is scheduled for Sun., Dec. 4th at 3 p.m. in the Lynn Farrell Arena. It will be free and open to the public.
Register for the chorus at www.hastings.edu/messiah or by calling 402-461-7448. Musical scores will be available for purchase at the first rehearsal.
Events and times may be subject to change. Contact the HC Music Dept. at 402-461-7448 for more information.
October Music Events
2 7:30 p.m. Student Recital: Zachary Peterson, piano; Matthew Seivert, violin; Perkins
4 7:30 p.m. Student Recital: Chamber Saxophone Ensemble, Perkins Auditorium
8 12:30 p.m. Student Recital: Marching Band Performance, Wilson Field
9 5:00 p.m. Student Recital: “Autumn Vespers” by the College Choir, HC Singers, Men’s
Choir and Bell Choir, First Presbyterian Church
18 3:00 p.m. Student Recital/Guest Recital: Hastings Symphony Orchestra, Chautauqua
23 3:00 p.m. Guest Recital: Hastings Symphony Orchestra, Masonic Center
27 7:30 p.m. Messiah Rehearsal, Perkins Auditorium
28 10:00 a.m. Student Recital: Music Hour, Perkins Auditorium
29 12:30 p.m. Student Recital: Marching Band Performance, Wilson Field
30 3:00 p.m. Student Recital: Jessica Hazelton, soprano; Kyle Bell, tenor; Perkins Auditorium
Home Athletic Events
Play Tough. Play Pink. for Breast Cancer Awareness
To raise breast cancer awareness, temporarily trade your crimson and white gear for pink apparel during the Wed., Oct. 12th HC volleyball games vs. Doane. Festivities include a 5K run/2 mile walk sponsored by the YWCA of Adams County. Go to www.ywcaadamscounty.com for online registration or register the day of the event, beginning at 5 p.m., at the Gray Center for Communication Arts (1100 N. Elm St.) The race will begin at 5:45 p.m. near the Gray Center. Participants will receive a t-shirt, free admission to the volleyball games, and a free bag of popcorn. During the game, HC, Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, and Dr. Jerry K. Seiler Breast Care and General Surgery will sponsor raffles, sell pink t-shirts, and distribute prizes. All proceeds will go to the Morrison Cancer Center-Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital programs.
Oct. 1 Volleyball vs. Briar Cliff University (Sioux City, IA) 3 p.m.
Oct. 4 Women’s Soccer vs. Midland University TBA
Oct. 5 Men’s Soccer vs. Midland University 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 5 Volleyball vs. Midland University 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 6 Men’s Golf – GPAC Tournament #2, Lochland Country Club TBA
Oct. 8 Football vs. Dakota State (Madison, SD) 1 p.m.
Oct. 8 Men’s Soccer vs. Morningside College (Sioux City, IA) 5 p.m.
Oct. 8 Women’s Soccer vs. Morningside College (Sioux City, IA) TBA
Oct. 12 Volleyball vs. Doane College 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 Football vs. Midland University 1 p.m.
Oct. 15 Volleyball vs. Mt. Marty College (Yankton, SD) 3 p.m.
Oct. 16 Volleyball vs. Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, SD) 3 p.m.
Oct. 18 Men’s Soccer vs. Baker College 7 p.m.
Oct. 18 Women’s Soccer vs. Baker College TBA
Oct. 22 Men’s Soccer vs. Northwestern College (Orange City, IA) 3 p.m.
Oct. 22 Women’s Soccer vs. Northwestern College (Orange City, IA) TBA
Oct. 26 Volleyball vs. Nebraska Wesleyan University 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 29 Football vs. Doane College 1 p.m.
Oct. 29 Volleyball vs. Northwestern College (Orange City, IA) 3 p.m.
Sneak over to HC for Trick-or-Treat Street on Sun., Oct. 30 from 2-4 p.m. on the Circle Drive in front of French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.) Children of all ages can play games and enjoy snacks while trick-or-treating in a safe environment. Simply pick up a map at the chapel and chart a course for fun. This free event, sponsored by the Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA), will include a costume parade along the drive, starting at 3:45 p.m.
7:30 p.m., Tues., Oct. 4 – “Saturday Night Live” Director of Photography Alex Buono, French Memorial Chapel
Sponsored by Cannon USA’s Digital Learning Center and Explorers of Light program
8:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 8 and 22, sky viewing at Sachtleben Observatory,
4725 S. Wabash Ave. Call 402-462-7378 for more information.
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 1,190 students. Hastings College was named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.