North Central College

Upcoming events featured below are among many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public.

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September Events

Sept. 4, College closed: NCC will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.

Sept. 11, Classes start: With the start of NCC’s fall term on Monday, Sept. 11, many campus offices have new locations, including Graduate and Professional Studies, which is housed at the Edward Everett Rall House, 329 S. Brainard St. Freshman and transfer admission is located on the first floor at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St., and Conference Services moved to the 224 E. Chicago Avenue House with easy access parking.

Sept. 11-Oct. 25, Art exhibit: NCC will showcase artwork by Chicagoland artists Sherri Denault, Margie Glass Sula and Alicia Forestall-Boehm, Sept. 11-Oct. 25. Their mixed media, drawings, paintings and sculptures will be on display in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 420 E. School St. Meet the three artists during a reception from 6 to 8PM Thursday, Sept. 28, in the gallery.

Sept. 12, Occupational therapy information session: NCC faculty and staff will hold an information session about the College’s new graduate degree program in occupational therapy. The session will take place from 4:30 to 5:30PM Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Multipurpose Room at New Hall, 451 S. Brainard St. To learn more visit northcentralcollege.edu/master-occupational-therapy or call (630) 637-5808. To register visit www.bit.ly/2wgo4GJ.

Sept. 15, Music: NCC presents “An Evening With Jazz Pianist Chris White” at 8PM Friday, Sept. 15, in the College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. A member of the Paul Marinaro Trio and jazz faculty at NCC, White has performed at the Jazz Showcase, Ravinia, Green Mill, Andy’s and many more. Tickets are $20/adults and $15/students and seniors.

Sept. 16, Music: Chicago Sinfonietta Orchestra will present “Trademark,” a concert where the steel drum meets contemporary dance meets the Chicago Sinfonietta at 8PM Saturday, Sept. 16, in NCC’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $60, $48 and $10.

Sept. 17, Alzheimer’s benefit walk: NCC is the host site for the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Naperville on Sunday, Sept. 17. Registration begins at 8AM in the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St. For more information about this event visit www.act.alz.org/site/SPageServer/?pagename=walk_homepage and select Find Your Walk.

Sept. 21, Film: NCC’s Center for Global Education presents the documentary “Trashed” as part of its Sustaining the Globe Series. In the film, British actor Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem. The free event takes place at 7PM Thursday, Sept. 21, in the College’s Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St. For more information call (630) 637-5132.

Sept. 22, Music: NCC presents the Summer of Love Concert with class rock from the Woodstock era at 8 PM Friday, Sept. 22, in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Recording artist, songwriter and former member of the band Styx, Glen Burtnick will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love 1967 with vocal and instrumental artists. Tickets are $45, $35 and $25.

Sept. 29, Transfer information session: NCC will host an information session Friday, Sept. 29, for transfer students. Visitors can learn about academic choices, transfer admission process, scholarships and financial aid. Registration begins at 9:30AM in Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St., and concludes with a walking tour of campus at 10:45AM. For more information or to register call (630) 637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/transfer-visit.

Sept. 29, Authors talk: NCC and Anderson’s Bookshops copresent bestselling authors Stephen King and son Owen King at 7PM Friday, Sept. 29, in the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St. They will discuss their new novel “Sleeping Beauties” and hold a Q&A session. For tickets visit KingsAndersons.brownpapertickets.com; for more information contact Anderson’s at (630) 355-2665 or visit andersonsbookshop.com.

These upcoming events are among many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public. For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and lectures, visit northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

Disclaimer – Times and venues are subject to change without notice. Contact the Box Office for up-to-the minute info.