On Our Calendar

 

From cultural events to athletics to special events, there are countless opportunities to enjoy all Simpson College has to offer our alumni and friends! 

If you have any ideas for future alumni events or would like to help with an event in your area, please contact us in the alumni relations office at 1-800-610-6369 or alumni.office@simpson.edu.

Check the full calendar for more information and most recent updates.  To view full departmental schedules, click on the link: art, athletics, music, theatre.

 

 

 

Faculty Recital: Virginia Lauridsen, soprano and Kit Bridges, pianist
February 7  |  3 – 4 p.m.  |  United Methodist Church, 720 Grand Ave, Des Moines

Gallery Talk with Professor of Art Sarah Smelser
February 11  |  5 – 6 p.m.  |  Farnham Galleries, Mary Berry Hall

Theatre Simpson: Knowing Joan
February 11 – 13  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Barnum Studio Theatre, Blank Performing Arts Center
February 14  |  1:30 p.m.  |  Barnum Studio Theatre, Blank Performing Arts Center

Music Weekend
February 12 – 13  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

First in the Nation: How the Iowa Caucuses Have Shaped Presidential Politics Since 1972
February 15 – March 5  |  Dunn Library

Presidents’ Day Visit Event
February 15  |  11 a.m.  or 1:15 p.m.  |  Kent Campus Center

Iowa Jeopardy
February 16  |  7 – 8 p.m.  |  Principal Financial Black Box Theatre, Kent Campus Center

Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the West
February 18  |  7 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

Reading and Book Signing – Prairie Jewels: Iowa’s Courthouses
February 19  |  1 – 2 p.m.  |  Dunn Library

From St. Francis to Pope Francis
February 23  |  7 p.m.  |  Principal Financial Group Black Box Theatre, Kent Campus Center

Sociology and Criminal Justice Day
February 26  |  9:25 a.m.  |  Kent Campus Center

Simpson College Opera:  The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
February 26  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Pote Theatre, Blank Performing Arts Center

“Chilly” Campus Cancer Walk/Run
February 27  |  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  |  Kent Campus Center

Simpson College Opera:  The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
February 27 |  7:30 p.m.  |  Pote Theatre, Blank Performing Arts Center

Simpson College Opera Event & Scholarship Auditions
February 28  |  8 a.m.  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

Twin Cities Reception
February 28  |  1 – 3 p.m.  |  Crave Restaurant, 1603 West End Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN

Simpson College Opera:  The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
February 28  |  2 p.m.  |  Pote Theatre, Blank Performing Arts Center

Sports Medicine and Healthcare Professional Day
February 29  |  12:30 – 2:45 p.m.  |  Kent Campus Center

First in the Nation: How the Iowa Caucuses Have Shaped Presidential Politics Since 1972
Continues through March 5  |  Dunn Library

Java with Jay
March 2  |  7 – 9 a.m.  |  Smokey Row Coffee Company, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave, Des Moines

Annual Women in America Lecture: Modern Slavery and the Student Abolitionists Who Will Eradicate It
March 2  |  1 – 2 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

Spring Break
March 5 – 13

Simpson College Colorado Region Alumni Reception and Chapter Charter Celebration
March 10  |  6 – 8:30 p.m.  |  Bonacquisti Winery, 4640 Pecos St, Denver, CO

Discovering Jane Doe:  A Piece About Women
March 15  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Principal Financial Group Theatre, Kent Campus Center

Access Simpson (Admitted Student Day – Session 1)
March 18  |  9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.  |  Kent Campus Center

Simpson Instrumental Ensembles on Tour: Kansas City Area
March 18 – 22

Kids for Cash
March 21  |  Principal Financial Group Black Box Theatre

Latin American Women and Film
March 22  |  4 p.m.  |  Jordan Lecture Hall, Carver Science Center

Iowa History Center: Mike Draper and Scott Siepker
March 22  |  7 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

Joint Event: Annual Lecture in Philosophy and Lecture in Latin American Studies
March 23  |  7 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

Gallery Talk with Professor of Art J.D. Larson
March 24  |  5 – 6 p.m.  |  Farnham Galleries, Mary Berry Hall

Meals from the Heartland
March 24  |  6 – 9 p.m.  |  Cowles Fieldhouse

Easter Recess
March 28

Novelist Elizabeth Sims
March 29  |  7 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

Campus Day
April 6

Simpson College Alumni & Friends Evening at Historic Wagner Farm
April 13  |  6 – 8 p.m.  |  1510 Wagner Rd, Glenview, IL

Honors Convocation/Symposium
April 21

Spring Commencement
April 30

May-Term 2016
May 2 – 20

Simpson College Greater Dallas Region Alumni and Friends Gathering
May 3  |  6 – 8 p.m.  |  Home of Carolyn Cosgriff ’78 and Dick Holoman, 5613 Northbrook Dr, Plano, TX

Simpson College Evening at the Des Moines Social Club
May 24  |  5:30 – 8 p.m.  |  Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulberry St, Des Moines