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Dordt College Defender Days is packed with activities

October 14, 2013

Dordt College Parents Weekend and Alumni Weekend have been combined to form Defender Days, an event-filled weekend that is sure to be the biggest event on campus as students, alumni, and parents celebrate their Dordt College spirit.

Defender Days is October 18 and 19, with activities including concerts, sporting events, theater productions, banquets, and praise and worship. A full schedule is available, but here are some highlights:

Friday, October 18
6:45 a.m. Business Connections Breakfast featuring Paul Ten Haken of Click Rain, Campus Center
11 a.m. Chapel, B.J. Haan Auditorium
3 p.m. Small Music Festival, B.J. Haan Auditorium
4:30 p.m. The Goheen Gallop 5k Fun Run, All Seasons Center
5:30 p.m. Class of ’88 Reception, President’s House
6 and 7:30 p.m. Women’s JV vs. Alumni Volleyball Game, De Witt Gymnasium
7 p.m. Fall Music Festival, B.J. Haan Auditorium
7:30 p.m. Blades Hockey vs. University of Iowa, All Seasons Center
9:45 p.m. Awards for Defender Days "Theme Days" Contest, De Witt Gymnasium
10 p.m. Late Night with the Defenders, De Witt Gym
10:30 p.m. Comedy League, B.J. Haan Auditorium

Saturday, October 19
8:45–10:15 a.m. President’s Brunch, Rec Center
8:45–10:30 a.m. Siblings Brunch, Campus Center
10:30 a.m. Sowers Lacrosse Alumni Game, Dordt College soccer practice field
10:45-11:45 a.m. DC Broader Vision Seminars
     "Lost in India" Video Project, Digital Media Lab, classroom CL1310
     Using Data in Decision Making, classroom CL1318
     Dordt's Electric Car Demonstration (10:45-11 a.m.), in front of Campus Center
1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Hastings, Dordt Soccer Field
1 p.m. The School for Scandal (fall theater production), TePaske Theatre*
2 p.m. Showcase Organ Recital, B.J. Haan Auditorium
3:15 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Hastings, Dordt Soccer Field
4–6 p.m. Angel | Beast Art Exhibit and Reception, Campus Center Art Gallery
4:15 p.m. Blades Hockey vs. University of Iowa, All Seasons Center
5:30 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Banquet, Campus Center
6 and 7:30 p.m. Alumni Men's Basketball Game, De Witt Gymnasium
7:30 p.m. The School for Scandal (fall theater production), Te Paske Theatre*
9 p.m. Praise and Worship, Campus Center
9–10:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Commons

* Tickets to the theater production, The School for Scandal, can be purchased online at www.dordttickets.com. Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $4 for students. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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