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  • December 1, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

  • December 2, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    5:00 pm

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

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

    Focus on Faculty

    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

  • December 3, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    1:00 pm

    Dig for Treasure, Win a Prize!

    Marian Center Dining Room Foyer

    Sponsored by PEACH

    5:45 pm

    Evening Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

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

    10:00 pm

    5 lb. Hershey’s Chocolate Bar Raffle

    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

  • December 4, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    6:00 pm

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

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

    Poker Tournament

    Marian Center Lounge

    Cash prize!
    Sponsored by Student life

  • December 5, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    2:00 pm

    Avila Blood Drive

    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!

  • December 6, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    vs Benedictine College

    Eagles Men's Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    vs Benedictine College

  • December 7, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    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.

  • December 8, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    Avila Library/Learning Commons

    Sponsored by the Avila Library/Learning Commons & Student Life

    9:00 pm

    Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

    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

    5:00 pm

    FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

    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

    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

  • December 9, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    9:00 pm

    Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

    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

    5:00 pm

    FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

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

    2:00 pm

    FREE Neck & Back Massage

    Marian Center Lounge

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

    1:00 pm

    Live Music By David Olson

    Marian Center Dining Hall

    Sponsored by GAP

    5:00 pm

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

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

    Evening Student Snacks

    Avila Library/Learning Commons

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

    7:30 pm

    BINGO @ Villa Ventura

    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

    Eagle's Nest

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

    FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

    Dallavis Studio

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

    FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

    Dallavis Studio

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

  • December 10, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    9:00 pm

    Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

    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

    5:00 pm

    FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

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

    5:45 pm

    Evening Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

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

    10:00 pm

    Magician – McVicar the Trickster

    Marian Center Dining Hall

    Enjoy award winning magic & hilarious comedy!
    Sponsored by GAP

    10:00 pm

    FREE Late Night Finals Breakfast

    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

  • December 11, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    9:00 pm

    Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

    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

    5:00 pm

    FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

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

    1:00 pm

    Ring Toss

    Marian Center Lounge

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

    6:00 pm

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

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

    FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

    Dallavis Studio

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

    FREE Holiday Movie: ELF

    Dallavis Studio

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

  • December 12, 2014

    N/A

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

    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

    N/A

    Toys for Tots

    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

    N/A

    Win a Christmas Stocking Full of Cash & Gift Cards

    $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

    9:00 pm

    Reflect & Refresh In the Chapel

    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

    5:00 pm

    FREE Hot Cocoa, Tea & Coffee

    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

    Goppert Theatre

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

    10:00 pm

    Open Gym

    Mabee Fieldhouse

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

  • December 14, 2014

    Morning Mass

    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.

  • December 16, 2014

    5:00 pm

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

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

    Eagles Men's Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    vs Rockhurst University
    Exhibition

  • December 18, 2014

    6:00 pm

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

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

  • December 24, 2014

    Christmas Eve Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

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