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January Calendar of Events - Dec 11, 2003

December 11, 2003 - Thursday, January 15

12:30 p.m.: Aquinas College Program in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. The Dream's Awake. Speaker: Grand Rapids Mayor Rev. George Heartwell and lead partner for the Aquinas Community Leadership Institute. Bukowski Chapel. The public is welcome. Sponsored by the Aquinas College Multicultural Department and Campus Ministry.

Friday, January 16

7:30 p.m.: The Aquinas College Residence Hall Association and Programming Board present the Circle Enlighten Concert Event - Version 1.04 featuring Radial Angel. Also performing are Sons of Caleb and Amanda Vernon. Aquinas College Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Road, S.E. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 day of show from the Theatre Box Office at (616) 456-6656. Call 632-2945 for youth group discount information.

Saturday, January 17

7:30 p.m.: Aquinas College hosts Father Donald Cozzens, Ph.D., pastoral psychologist and a resident scholar at the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Aquinas College Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Road, S.E. Free. The event is sponsored by Voice of the Faithful.

Sunday, January 18

2:00-4:00 p.m.: Aquinas College Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit Reception. Exhibit features the works of Jennifer Flanders and Jake Gregorski. Aquinas Center Art and Music Center Gallery. Free.

Sunday, January 18-Friday, February 13

Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2:00-6:00 p.m. Aquinas College Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit featuring the works of Jennifer Flanders and Jake Gregorski. Aquinas Center Art and Music Center Gallery. Free.

Monday, January 19

10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.: Martin Luther King Blood Drive at Aquinas College, Wege Center Ballroom.
10:00 a.m.: Aquinas College Birthday Cake Celebration for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Sponsored by the Aquinas College Multicultural Affairs and Service Learning. Wege Student Center Ball Room. Free.

Tuesday, January 20

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center presents "Yoga 101: Achieving Balance in Your Life." Presented by Behnje Masson, teacher of Anusara Yoga at From the Heart Yoga Center. This presentation is in celebration of International Life Balance Month. Loutit Room, Wege Student Center. Free.

Saturday, January 24

8:15 a.m.: Aquinas College Athlete Campus Day for high school juniors, seniors and their families. Web site: aquinas.edu/admissions

Thursday, January 29

12:30-1:30 p.m.: 13th Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture. Speaker: Sr. Diane Kennedy, O.P., Ph.D., Associate Provost of Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois. Wege Student Center Ballroom. Wege Student Center Ballroom. Free.

Thursday, January 29

7:30 p.m.: Aquinas College Music Department Faculty Recital. Dr. Paul Brewer, trombone; Barbara Witham McCargar, soprano; Catherine Williams, piano; Mary Hurd, piano; Steve Talaga, piano; Vox Angelica, Medieval Chant Trio, and others will perform as part of the week long St. Thomas Aquinas Celebration. Kretschmer Recital Hall, Aquinas Art and Music Center. Free.

Friday, January 30

12:30-1:20 p.m.: Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center presents its 8th annual tea and lecture as part of the St. Thomas Aquinas week-long celebration at the College. This year's lecture entitled "Genders, Authors and Authority in Medieval Catholic Culture" will be presented by Ann Clarke Bartlett, Associate Professor of English and Program Director, Master of Arts in English at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois. Loutit Room, Wege Student Center. Free.