What's happening at Dominican in Fall of 2019

At Dominican, we offer an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances, art exhibits, receptions and home athletics events. The following events are open to the general public and all members of the Dominican community. Most events are free, except where noted. Free parking on campus is available in the Conlan Recreation Center parking lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues. Contact information is included with each listing. For media queries please contact Sarah Gardner, 415-485-3239, [email protected] or Dave Albee, 415-257-1308, [email protected] in Media Relations.

 

23 September 2019

10 AM

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Dominican is accepting seniors age 60 & over into its free 2019 Healthy Seniors program. The eight-week individualized health and wellness program will held every Monday through November 18 in the Occupational Therapy Department in the Meadowlands Hall building on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. The individualized 60-minute program is designed to promote health and wellness, encourage socialization, and to support seniors to maintain a more active and meaningful lifestyle. To enroll or for more information, contact Susan LeBlanc at Dominican by emailing [email protected] or calling 415-482-1922.

7 PM

The Dominican women's volleyball team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference match on "Alumni Night" in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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24 September 2019

4 PM

The Dominican women's soccer team hosts Cal State East Bay in a non-conference match on Kennelly Field in the John Allen Athletics Complex on campus. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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25 September 2019

6:30 PM

Dr. Andrew Gunther, a distinguished climate scientist, is guest speaker for "Climate Change: The Science and the Solutions" at the Marin chapter of the World Affairs Council of Northern California dinner program in Caleruega Dining Hall, 100 Magnolia Avenue. Dinner is followed by dessert and the program. Dinner reservations are required. Dominican students can attend the program for free. For more information, visit the WAC website at www.worldaffairs.org, call 415-293-4601, or follow this link: https://bit.ly/2lLvnmu.

 

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28 September 2019

7 PM

The Dominican women's volleyball team hosts Hawai'i Hilo in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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29 September 2019

3 PM

The 19th season of the Guest Concert Series at Dominican begins with a performance by the Telegraph Quartet in Angelico Concert Hall. The Sunday concerts, sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts, start at 3 p.m. Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael. For more information, please contact [email protected] The Telegraph Quartet features Eric Chin and Joseph Maile, violin; Pei-Ling Lin, viola; and Jeremiah Shaw, cello. They will perform Haydn String Quartet in F Major, Op. 77 No. 2; Bartók String Quartet No. 4; and Mendelssohn String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 No. 1. All Guest Concert Series concerts are free to students under the age of 18 including middle school and elementary school children if accompanied and supervised by an adult. In addition, community college students with a valid I.D. and music and art teachers in grades K-12 will be admitted free of charge along with Dominican students, faculty, and staff with a valid I.D. Single-event tickets, which are only available at the door 30 minutes prior to scheduled performances, are $20 for general admission and $17 for seniors over 60. Season subscription series tickets are $60, $50 for seniors over 60. For more information on tickets and the 2019-20 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579 or email [email protected]

 

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30 September 2019

7 PM

The Dominican women's volleyball team hosts Chaminade in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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05 October 2019

9:30 AM

Dominican is hosting a free Graduate Programs Open House for prospective students in Guzman Lecture Hall, 50 Acacia Avenue, on the San Rafael campus. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Dominican’s graduate programs and meet with faculty representatives from each program. Admissions staff will be on-hand to provide information about the application process, admissions requirements, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities. Campus tours will be provided as well. To RSVP or for more information, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2TbEQA9. For more information, call 415-485-3280 or email [email protected]

NOON

The Dominican women's soccer team hosts Point Loma in a Pacific West Conference match on "Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day" at Kennelly Field. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

2:30 PM

The Dominican men's soccer team hosts Point Loma in a Pacific West Conference match on "Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day" at Kennelly Field. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

7 PM

The Dominican women's volleyball team hosts Hawai'i Pacific in a Pacific West Conference match on "Youth Volleyball Night" in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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11 October 2019

3 PM

The annual "Family Weekend" hosted by  Dominican Alumni Relations begins on campus with two days of exciting academic and athletic activities.Family Weekend 2019 kicks off with a welcome and registration at Angelico Hall followed by Convocation in Angelico Concert Hall, the President's Reception outside Angelico Hall and a Penguins' women's volleyball match vs. Azusa Pacific in the Conlan Center. For more information and a complete schedule, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2obqm4R. To RSVP, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2Lcwm9q. Alumni Relations can be reached at 415-485-3240 or email [email protected]

7 PM

The Dominican women's volleyball team hosts Azusa Pacific in a Pacific West Conference match on "Domestic Violence Awareness Night" in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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12 October 2019

NOON

On Family Weekend at Dominican, the Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Biola in a Pacific West Conference match on "Alumni Day" at Kennelly Field in the John Allen Athletics Complex on campus. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.
 
2:30 PM
 
On Family Weekend at Dominican, the Penguins' men's soccer team hosts Biola in a Pacific West Conference match on "Alumni Day" at Kennelly Field in the John Allen Athletics Complex on campus. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.
 
7PM
 
On Family Weekend at Dominican, the Penguins women's volleyball team hosts Point Loma in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.
 
 
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16 October 2019

7:30 AM

Elizabeth Gore, President and Chairwoman of Alice, is keynote speaker at a Business Edge Briefings Series event in the Creekside Room on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. The breakfast meeting program -- "How to Launch and Grow Your Business in Ways You Have Never Heard of, Meet Alice" -- begins with registration/check-in followed by the program.  Tickets are $25, which include breakfast. To register, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2lKLLUw. For more information, call 415-482-1918 or 415-485-3202, email [email protected] or visit https://bsb.dominican.edu/concentrations/business-edge-briefings/

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25 October 2019

7 PM

The Dominican women's volleyball team hosts Concordia in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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26 October 2019

2 PM

The Dominican women's volleyball team hosts Concordia in a Pacific West Conference match on "Help for the Homeless Day" in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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28 October 2019

7 PM

Photojournalist Pete Souza, former Chief White House Photographer for Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama, speaks in the 2019 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California. The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. As Chief Official White House Photographer, Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else. His years photographing the President gave him an intimate behind-the-scenes view of the unique gravity of the Office of the Presidency--and the tremendous responsibility that comes with it.  Tickets are $40 and include an autograph copy of Souza's new book, Shade, which feature a collection of his photographs during the Obama Administration.Tickets can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. Or by following this link: https://bit.ly/2ZQL22U. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues. Fairview Capital is lead sponsor of the ILS Lecture Series.

 

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02 November 2019

4:30 PM

San Rafael High School is the playing site when Dominican women's soccer team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

7 PM

San Rafael High School is the playing site when Dominican men's soccer team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference. General admission tickets are $5. Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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17 November 2019

3 PM

The 19th season of the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California continues with a performance by 2LOW in Angelico Concert Hall. 2LOW is a low-string duo of San Francisco Symphony musicians Assistant Principal cellist Amos Yang and bassist Charles Chandler -- are graduates of the Juilliard School. The Sunday concerts are sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts. Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael. For more information, please contact [email protected] All Guest Concert Series concerts are free to students under the age of 18 including middle school and elementary school children if accompanied and supervised by an adult. In addition, community college students with a valid I.D. and music and art teachers in grades K-12 will be admitted free of charge along with Dominican students, faculty, and staff with a valid I.D. Single-event tickets, which are only available at the door 30 minutes prior to scheduled performances, are $20 for general admission and $17 for seniors over 60. Season subscription series tickets are $60, $50 for seniors over 60. For more information on tickets and the 2019-20 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579 or email [email protected]