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Winter Events Calendar

| Friday, December 3, 2010

Notre Dame women’s soccer College Cup semifinal vs. Ohio State

Where: Watch on ESPN2 or ESPNU

When: Friday, 4 p.m.

The Irish make their school-record fifth consecutive trip to the College Cup


A Carroll Christmas

Where: Far Quad

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

A great way to kick off Christmas on campus as well as an excuse to make the trek out to Far Quad. Events include a Christmas tree lighting, a performance by the Notre Dame Glee Club, a Christmas carol karaoke session, pictures with Santa, and a Christmas cookie contest at 8. Numerous Christmas refreshments will be available. Guests are encouraged to bring a toy that will be donated to Toys for Tots.


Tig Notaro comedy act

Where: Legends Nightclub

When: Friday, 10 p.m.

How much: Free to all ND/SMC/HCC students

An alum of both Last Comic Standing and The Sarah Silverman Program, the Mississippi-native Tig Notaro brings Southern humor — with a twist — to Legends.


Blue and Gold Track Meet

Where: Loftus Sports Center

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

How much: Free for all ND/SMC/HCC students

Notre Dame’s Track and Field team starts off the winter indoor season against Marquette University, DePaul University and the University of Detroit Mercy. This track meet is also a food drive, so bring canned goods and non-perishable items!


Ice Skating

Where: JACC rink

When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays when there is no home hockey game from 12 to 1 p.m.

How much: Free admission, skate rentals for $3

Bring your own skates or rent some for an alternative to lunch break


Playing for Peace: Peace Rally and 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Where: Joyce Center

When: Saturday, games start at 9 a.m.; rally at 12 p.m.

How much: Attendance and participation is free, t-shirts will be $5

Join the tournament or attend the rally to raise awareness of the conflict in Sudan. Speakers include: coaches Mike Brey from men’s basketball and Kevin Corrigan from men’s lacrosse; Ed Bona, a Sudanese native who was the first African to play Div. I basketball; Joe Touomou, a Cameroon native and former captain of Georgetown’s basketball team — and possibly even University President Emeritus Theodore Hesburgh.


“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

Where: Washington Hall Lab Theatre

When: Saturday, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m.

How much: Free

Based on the book by Barbara Robinson, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” follows the story of a couple who cast the most awful kids in town in their Christmas pageant. Hilarity and Christmas cheer ensue!


Times New Viking

Where: Legends Nightclub

When: Saturday, 10 p.m.

How much: Free to all ND/SMC/HCC students

This indie-rock band hails from Columbus, Ohio, and has performed at Pitchfork Music Festival.


Notre Dame women’s basketball vs. Purdue

Where:Purcell Pavillion at the JACC

When: Sunday, 2 p.m.

How much: Free for students

Intrastate match-up between the No. 16 Irish and the Boilers. Notre Dame beat Purdue to win the NCAA championship ten years ago — is the grudge still on?


A Kodachrome Christmas

Where: Decio Theatre in DPAC

When: Dec 9-10, 7 p.m.; Dec 11, 7:30 p.m.; Dec 12, 2 p.m.

How much: $15 for students

This scripted comedy show follows performer Earlene Hoople as she attempts to host a Christmas show for access cable in front of a live audience.


The Undertones Christmas Concert  

Where: Washington Hall Main Stage

When: Dec. 10, 8 p.m.

How much: $5, available at LaFortune Box Office

Kick off study days (and study day nights) with Christmas crooning


Notre Dame men’s basketball vs. Gonzaga

Where: Purcell Pavilion at Joyce Center

When: Dec. 11, 8:30 p.m.

How much: $15 – $40, individual tickets available at (574)-631-7356 or http://und.com/tickets/nd-tickets-m-baskbl.html

Support our basketball team next Saturday in their game against Gonzaga. Take a break from studying, go with a group of friends, and cheer for the Fighting Irish in what promises to be a great game!


Notre Dame hockey vs. Northern Michigan

Where: JACC rink

When: Dec. 11, 7:05 p.m.; Dec. 12, 4:05 p.m.

How much: Limited tickets, free to all ND/SMC/HCC students

Watch the Irish take the ice on Saturday and Sunday next weekend against the Northern Michigan. Cheer them on as they try to make another run to the Frozen Four.