University Announces December Calendar of Events

The University of Scranton recently announced its calendar of events for the month of December.

Through Dec. 9
Exhibit: 26th Annual University of Scranton Juried Student Exhibition. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Dec 1-4, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday 
“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.

Dec. 2, 6 p.m. 
Public Reception: 26th Annual University of Scranton Juried Student Exhibition. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Call 941-4214.

Dec. 3, 8 p.m. 
44th Annual Noel Night presented by the University of Scranton Singers, String Orchestra, and Chamber Ensembles. Doors open at 7 p.m., prelude from 7:05 p.m. Free. Call 941-7624.

Dec. 6, 1:00 p.m. 
Panuska College of Professional Studies Blessing of the Books donated by members of the University community. Lobby, McGurrin Hall. Free. Open to the Public. Call 941-6305.

Dec. 8, 8 p.m.
Esprit public reading. Room 405, DeNaples Center.  Free. Call 941-7619.

Dec. 9, noon
Schemel Luncheon Series: “America Behind the Scenes in Ireland, South Africa and the Middle East” presented by Padraig O’Malley, Ph.D., distinguished professor of peace and reconciliation, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Dec. 9, 6 p.m. 
Men and Women For Octaves: A Cappella Holiday Concert. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7401.

Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. 
Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert. Admission: new toy or piece of child’s clothing. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Dec. 25, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
The University of Scranton Christmas Breakfast, Fresh Food Company, third floor, DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry St.  Free. Call 941-7401.