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Friday, Oct. 2


8–8:45 a.m. First Friday Prayer Service – San Damiano Chapel. Employees and students are invited to attend this interfaith service the first Friday of month.


11 a.m.–1:15 p.m. Complimentary Buffet Lunch – The Caf. Tickets are available to Viterbo students without a meal plan and employees at the Student Development Center reception desk. The buffet lunch is sponsored by the Office of the President and the Student Government Association.


11:15 a.m. St. Francis Day Mass and Prelude – Maria Angelorum Chapel at St. Rose Convent. Classes are cancelled from 11:15 a.m.–1:15 p.m.


12:20–1:15 p.m. Staff and Faculty Women’s Bible Study – Murphy Center 379. This week the group will continue to learn about Islam. New members always welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.


1:30 p.m. Nursing Math Test Review Before Retake – Murphy Center 432


5 p.m. Pet Blessing – Dancing Francis area of Assisi Courtyard


9 p.m. RECtoberfest – UW-La Crosse Eagle Recreation Center. RECtoberfest is a tri-campus activity with laser tag, inflatables, other activities, food, and prizes. Sponsored by VU After Dark. A shuttle bus will run approximately every 20 minutes from the Student Union.


Today is Spirit Day Employee Jeans Day. Proceeds benefit the Staff Assembly Grant, which provides scholarships for students.


The mobile mammography event scheduled for today has been cancelled.


Today is the deadline to register for the Celebration of Faculty Scholarship. All Viterbo employees are invited to attend the Oct. 16 event. Viterbo faculty who have presented or published scholarly or artistic work in the last year are invited to share their work. Both attendees and presenters are asked to register at


Saturday, Oct. 3


5:15 p.m. Transitus (Eve of St. Francis Day) Prayer Service – San Damiano Chapel


7:30 p.m. Viterbo Presents Acis and Galatea – Weber Center for the Performing Arts. Visit the box office for tickets.


9 p.m. VU After Dark Pineterest Craft: Sharpie Art – Marian Hall Cafeteria. Learn how to do some Sharpie art. Supplies will be provided; you bring your creativity.


Sunday, Oct. 4


11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2 p.m. Viterbo Presents Acis and Galatea – Weber Center for the Performing Arts. Visit the box office for tickets.


6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


8:30 p.m. $2 bowling – Pla-Mor Lanes. Bring your student ID and $2 to receive three games and shoes. This week is Poker bowling.


Oktoberfest Tip: If you decide to drink this Oktoberfest, count your drinks. Go into the evening having a set limit on how much you will drink and stop when, or before you reach that limit.

Post date: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 07:33



Viterbo University to Present Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Oct. 9-11

Viterbo University will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s iconic musical Oklahoma! at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

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The talented singers and actors of the Viterbo University music department will perform George Frideric Handel’s famous opera Acis and Galatea at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts.

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