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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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November 30, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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November 30, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 1, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 1, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 2, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 2, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Zumba

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December 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

FREE!
Taught by Avila’s own trained Zumba instructor, Micheal Taylor!
Sponsored by Wellness

Focus on Faculty

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December 2, 2014

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Join Dr. Karin Gastreich and Dr. Leslie Smith, two of Avila’s published female authors, as they discuss their experiences in writing and researching for publication

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 3, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 3, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Dig for Treasure, Win a Prize!

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December 3, 2014 1:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Room Foyer

Sponsored by PEACH

Evening Mass

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December 3, 2014 5:45 pm

Chapel in Foyle Hall

We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

5 lb. Hershey’s Chocolate Bar Raffle

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December 3, 2014 10:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Hall

Bring a canned good to the Late Night Finals Breakfast and be entered to win!
Sponsored by Great Western Dining Services

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 4, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 4, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Yoga

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December 4, 2014 6:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

Come stretch, tone, relax, and unwind. Bring some new friends if you wish.
Tom Jacobs, Instructor

Poker Tournament

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December 4, 2014

Marian Center Lounge

Cash prize!
Sponsored by Student life

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 5, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 5, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Avila Blood Drive

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December 5, 2014 2:00 pm

Whitfield Center
Lower Floor

To make an appointment online:
Click on www.savealifenow.org
Click on “Schedule an Appointment”
Type in Sponsor Code: avila
Walk-ins welcome!
You may also contact Jason Baldwin at 816.501.3754 or Jason.Baldwin@avila.edu.
For medical eligibility questions, please call 1.800.245.7035.
Thank you!

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 6, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 6, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Eagles Women's Basketball

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December 6, 2014

Mabee Fieldhouse

vs Benedictine College

Eagles Men's Basketball

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December 6, 2014

Mabee Fieldhouse

vs Benedictine College

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 7, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 7, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Morning Mass

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December 7, 2014

Chapel in Foyle Hall

Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration.

If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 8, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 8, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

FREE Lamar’s Donuts & Coffee

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December 8, 2014

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Sponsored by the Avila Library/Learning Commons & Student Life

Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

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December 8, 2014 9:00 pm

Foyle Hall (Chapel)

Everyone is welcome! Take time to breathe, get away and chat with God. This quiet space will lift your spirit and do wonders for your stress level! Spiritual literature will be made available in the chapel foyer for your assistance.
Sponsored by Campus Ministries

FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

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December 8, 2014 5:00 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Take a break during the week and relax with a hot beverage.
Sponsored by Campus Ministry

Food 4 the Soul

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December 8, 2014

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Join us for an ecumenical (open to all faiths) prayer followed by FREE warm & relaxing home-cooked meal. Sponsored by Campus Ministries

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 9, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 9, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

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December 9, 2014 9:00 pm

Foyle Hall (Chapel)

Everyone is welcome! Take time to breathe, get away and chat with God. This quiet space will lift your spirit and do wonders for your stress level! Spiritual literature will be made available in the chapel foyer for your assistance.
Sponsored by Campus Ministries

FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

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December 9, 2014 5:00 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Take a break during the week and relax with a hot beverage.
Sponsored by Campus Ministry

FREE Neck & Back Massage

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December 9, 2014 2:00 pm

Marian Center Lounge

Come relax with a FREE massage provided by Armstrong Therapeutics!
Sponsored by Wellness, GAP & RHA

Live Music By David Olson

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December 9, 2014 1:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Hall

Sponsored by GAP

Zumba

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December 9, 2014 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

FREE!
Taught by Avila’s own trained Zumba instructor, Micheal Taylor!
Sponsored by Wellness

Evening Student Snacks

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December 9, 2014

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Enjoy free drinks & snacks!
Sponsored by the Avila Library/Learning Commons & Student Life

BINGO @ Villa Ventura

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December 9, 2014 7:30 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Play BINGO and win prizes with the residents of Villa Ventura.
Sign up with Olivia Deeken at deeken402847@avila.edu.
Sponsored by Campus Ministries

Pool/Ping Pong Tournament

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December 9, 2014

Eagle's Nest

Sign up in the Marian Eagles’ Nest.
Sponsored by Student Life

FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

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December 9, 2014

Dallavis Studio

Laugh out your stress with this hilarious holiday movie! Free hot chocolate, cookies and candy.
Sponsored by GAP

FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

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December 9, 2014

Dallavis Studio

Laugh out your stress with this hilarious holiday movie! Free hot chocolate, cookies and candy.
Sponsored by GAP

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 10, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 10, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

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December 10, 2014 9:00 pm

Foyle Hall (Chapel)

Everyone is welcome! Take time to breathe, get away and chat with God. This quiet space will lift your spirit and do wonders for your stress level! Spiritual literature will be made available in the chapel foyer for your assistance.
Sponsored by Campus Ministries

FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

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December 10, 2014 5:00 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Take a break during the week and relax with a hot beverage.
Sponsored by Campus Ministry

Evening Mass

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December 10, 2014 5:45 pm

Chapel in Foyle Hall

We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

Magician – McVicar the Trickster

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December 10, 2014 10:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Hall

Enjoy award winning magic & hilarious comedy!
Sponsored by GAP

FREE Late Night Finals Breakfast

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December 10, 2014 10:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Hall

Come feed your mind & body with free food, entertainment and prizes!
Sponsored by GAP, Student Life, Counseling & Career Services & Great Western Dining Services

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 11, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 11, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

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December 11, 2014 9:00 pm

Foyle Hall (Chapel)

Everyone is welcome! Take time to breathe, get away and chat with God. This quiet space will lift your spirit and do wonders for your stress level! Spiritual literature will be made available in the chapel foyer for your assistance.
Sponsored by Campus Ministries

FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

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December 11, 2014 5:00 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Take a break during the week and relax with a hot beverage.
Sponsored by Campus Ministry

Ring Toss

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December 11, 2014 1:00 pm

Marian Center Lounge

Play and win a free soda, Gatorade or other beverage of your choice.
Sponsored by Student Life

Yoga

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December 11, 2014 6:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

Come stretch, tone, relax, and unwind. Bring some new friends if you wish.
Tom Jacobs, Instructor

FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

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December 11, 2014

Dallavis Studio

Laugh out your stress with this hilarious holiday movie! Free hot chocolate, cookies and candy.
Sponsored by GAP

FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

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December 11, 2014

Dallavis Studio

Laugh out your stress with this hilarious holiday movie! Free hot chocolate, cookies and candy.
Sponsored by GAP

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Thornhill Gallery presents: {APP}erture: Photography II Art

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December 12, 2014N/A

Thornhill Art Gallery

by J. Anthony Snorgrass, PhD.

November 7 - December 12
Please join us for the Opening Reception in Thornhill Art Gallery Friday, November 14, from 5-8 pm

Toys for Tots

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December 12, 2014N/A

Avila Library/Learning Commons

Bring your new, unwrapped toys to the collection box housed in the Library until December 12. Toys will go to Kansas City children in need.
Sponsored by Veterans Service Organization & Student Life

Win a Christmas Stocking Full of Cash & Gift Cards

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December 12, 2014N/A

$1 Donation = 1 Raffle ticket! All proceeds go to Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) research and education.
To enter raffle, visit: walkforpkd.kintera.org/kansascity/AvilaStocking or contact Jason Baldwin at 816.501.3754 or Jason.Baldwin@avila.edu.
Sponsored by Student Life

Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

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December 12, 2014 9:00 pm

Foyle Hall (Chapel)

Everyone is welcome! Take time to breathe, get away and chat with God. This quiet space will lift your spirit and do wonders for your stress level! Spiritual literature will be made available in the chapel foyer for your assistance.
Sponsored by Campus Ministries

FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

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December 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Take a break during the week and relax with a hot beverage.
Sponsored by Campus Ministry

FREE Avila Winter Choral Concert

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December 12, 2014

Goppert Theatre

Take a break and enjoy this amazing winter choral concert!
Sponsored by the Avila Music Department

Open Gym

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December 12, 2014 10:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse

Use your student ID to enter the Fieldhouse at the upper parking lot Tassone entrance.
Sponsored by Avila Athletics

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Morning Mass

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December 14, 2014

Chapel in Foyle Hall

Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration.

If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

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Zumba

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December 16, 2014 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

FREE!
Taught by Avila’s own trained Zumba instructor, Micheal Taylor!
Sponsored by Wellness

Eagles Men's Basketball

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December 16, 2014

Mabee Fieldhouse

vs Rockhurst University
Exhibition

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Yoga

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December 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

Come stretch, tone, relax, and unwind. Bring some new friends if you wish.
Tom Jacobs, Instructor

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Christmas Eve Mass

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December 24, 2014

Foyle Hall Chapel
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