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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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November Events

Through Dec. 2, Art exhibit: North Central College will showcase artwork by Mariam Paré visual artist, mouth painter, speaker and advocate for people with spinal cord injuries. Her mixed media, drawings, paintings and sculptures will be on display in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St. Call (630-637-5700 for gallery hours and more info.

Nov. 9-Dec. 2, Art exhibit: North Central College showcases “Century Walk,” a public art initiative started in 1996 celebrating over 100 years of Naperville’s history, from Nov. 9 to Dec. 2 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more info, contact Nickole C. Lanham, gallery director, at (630) 637-5375 or nclanham@noctrl.edu.

Nov. 13, Music: North Central College’s Concert Winds and Symphony Band ensembles present their Invitational Concert at 7PM Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students and seniors.

Nov. 14, Music: North Central College’s Symphony Band and Chamber Players ensemble will present their fall concert at 7PM Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. The performance will include timeless masterworks of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss and Gounod among others. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students and seniors.

Nov. 15, Roundtable: North Central College’s Center for Global Education presents an International Roundtable Lunch at noon Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Ratio Hall in the Wentz Science Center, 131 S. Loomis St. This annual event features North Central College international students on issues related to sustainability in their own countries. The event features an international buffet; outside attendants are asked to contribute $5 to benefit scholarships for students. For more info, contact Kimberly Larsson at kmlarsson@noctrl.edu.

Nov. 15, Lecture: North Central College hosts Thomas McFaul and Al Brunsting as they discuss their book “God and Randomness” at 7PM Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Smith Hall on the second floor of Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St. McFaul, a professor emeritus of religion and philosophy at North Central, and Brunsting, a physicist, theorize that God operates in extra dimensions that are beyond out experience and understanding. The event is free and open to the public; for more info, contact Judy Brodhead at jabrodhead@noctrl.edu.

Nov. 16, Music: North Central College hosts Grammy award winning artist Marc Cohn at 8PM Friday, Nov. 16 in Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. A natural storyteller, his Grammy award winning ballad “Walking in Memphis” solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters. Tickets are $60 and $50.

Nov. 17, Music: North Central College presents the DuPage Symphony Orchestra and their performance of “Romantic Rhapsodies” at 7:30PM Saturday, Nov. 17 in the Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Award-winning young pianist Dominic Chili will be the featured soloist in a performance with music from Mendelssohn and Rachmaninoff. Tickets are $60 and $50.

Nov. 20, Transfer Information Session: North Central College will host an information session Tuesday, Nov. 20, for transfer students. Visitors can learn about academic choices, transfer admission process, scholarships and financial aid. Registration begins at 9:30AM at Smith Hall in Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St., and concludes with a walking tour of campus at 10:45AM. For more info or to register, call (630) 637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/visit/transfer-campus-visit-opportunities.

Nov. 22-23, College closed: North Central College will be closed Nov. 22-23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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.