November 16-25 Events

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Friday, Nov. 16

STUDENT EVENT: Winifred Baker Chorale – St. Raphael Church, 8 p.m.

Dominican’s Winifred Baker Chorale will perform the first of two Fall Concerts at the Church of St. Raphael in San Rafael. The program, open to the public, will feature works by Lauridsen, Vivaldi and Beethoven. This event is free for Dominican staff, students and faculty.
Phone: 415-482-3579 or
Email for more information.

COMMUNITY EVENT: Tree Lighting Ceremony – Northgate Mall, 6:30 p.m.

Welcoming the holiday season in style, the evening will begin as the red-suited guest of honor arrives to light the Northgate Oak Tree for the holidays. Face painters, balloon artists and jugglers will entertain the crowd and ice skaters from Marin on Ice will perform on Northgate’s new holiday ice rink.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENT: “You Can’t Take it With You” Performance – The Barn Theatre, Show times may vary

Directed by James Dunn and produced by Robert Wilson of the Ross Valley Players organization, “You Can’t Take It With You” relates the humorous encounter between a conservative family and the lunatic household of Martin Vanderhof. This tribe of idiosyncratic individualists amuses and inspires with its off-the-wall hobbies and wholehearted pursuit of happiness. Though Dec. 16 tickets can be purchased by going online.

Saturday, Nov. 17

STUDENT EVENT: Women’s Basketball Game – Conlan Recreation Center, 2 p.m.

Dominican will host Cal State Stanislaus in a women’s basketball game in Conlan Center. Admission is $5, $2 for seniors and children ages 6-13.
Phone: 415-482-3500 for more information.

STUDENT EVENT: Jersey Dance – Conlan Recreation Center, 10 p.m.

Dominican’s Penguin Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (PSAAC) is staging a student dance in Conlan Center to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Tickets can be purchased in front of Caleruega Hall during lunchtime Nov. 12-16 for $2 or for $3 at the door on the day of the dance.

COMMUNITY EVENT: Marin Baroque – First Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m.

In San Anselmo, Marin Baroque Chamber Choir and Orchestra will present a fascinating repertoire of works by Claudio Monteverdi, the concert will feature the outstanding Marin Baroque soloists and Baroque instrumentalists.

COMMUNITY EVENT: Thanksgiving Pies for Charity – Marin Country Mart, 9 a.m.

In Larkspur, the community made organic apple pies will be donated to the St. Vincent De Paul Society of Marin. The donated pies will then be baked on Thanksgiving Day and served in their free dining room to the homeless. Help your local community make pies for those in need this season.

Sunday, Nov. 18

STUDENT EVENT: St. Lawrence String Quartet – Angelico Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

As part of the Guest Concert Series the world acclaimed St. Lawrence String Quartet will give a performance. The chamber ensemble, featuring in-residence and faculty members at Stanford University, will be in Angelico Concert Hall. Single-event tickets will be sold at the door only, 30 minutes prior to the performance. For more information call or go online.
Phone: 415-482-3579

COMMUNITY EVENT: 1, 2, 3 Sunday Swap – Laurent Studios, 11:30 a.m.

A clothing swap with a twist, including charitable donations to benefit Goodwill and SF Food Bank. Bring a minimum of 3 items to sell, 2 items to swap 1 item to donate. Complimentary mimosas and delicious breakfast treats will be served! For more information go online.

Monday, Nov. 19

STUDENT EVENT: Annual Thanksgiving Dinner – Creekside, 5 p.m.
All students are welcome to come and enjoy in a shared feast with their Dominican family!

STUDENT EVENT: Mass – St. Catherine Benincasa Chapel, 12:15 p.m.
Offering a Thanksgiving mass to recognize the holiday season and celebrate a time of family unity.

Wednesday, Nov. 21- Sunday Nov. 25


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