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.

 

Constitution Day Lecture
September 21  |  7 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

September Fall Visit Day
September 23  |  10 a.m.  |  Kent Campus Center

Beethoven’s Ode to Joy with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra
September 24  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Des Moines Civic Center

Beethoven’s Ode to Joy with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra
September 25  |  2:30 p.m.  |  Des Moines Civic Center

Iowa and the Midwest: An Exhibition of Antique Maps
October 3 – 21  |  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays  |  Willis Gallery, Kent Campus Center

Aideen Monaghan Artwork
October 3 – 27  |  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays  |  Farnham Galleries, Mary Berry Hall

Artist Reception for Aideen Monaghan
October 3  |  5 p.m.  |  Farnham Galleries, Mary Berry Hall

McBride Lecture: Alexander Heffner: “Media, Millenials and the Future of Civil Discourse”
October 5  |  1 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

Matthew Simpson Lecture: Dr. David Gushee: Election 2016: What in God’s Name is Going On?
October 6  |  7 p.m.  |  Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center

Fall Opera Double Bill: Venus and Adonis by John Blow and Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell
October 7  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Blank Performing Arts Center

Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 7-8

Fall Opera Double Bill: Venus and Adonis by John Blow and Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell
October 8  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Blank Performing Arts Center

Fall Opera Double Bill: Venus and Adonis by John Blow and Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell
October 9  |  2 p.m.  |  Blank Performing Arts Center

Simpson College Fall Honor Choir Concert
October 11  |  6:30 p.m.  |  Smith Chapel

Climate Change and National Security: Why is the Department of Defense the agency that takes climate change the most seriously?
October 12  |  7 p.m.  |  The Principal Financial Black Box Theater, Kent Campus Center

The Presidents’ Society Dinner
October 13  |  by invitation only

Abby Plymale – Senior Voice Recital
October 16  |  2 p.m.  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

WATER: Book talk by author Jennifer Wilson + panel discussion
October 17  |  7 p.m.  |  The Principal Financial Black Box Theater, Kent Campus Center

Simpson College Symphonic Winds & Jazz Ensemble in Concert
October 18  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Smith Chapel

Simpson College Faculty Show
October 27 – January 27  |  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays  |  Willis Gallery, Kent Campus Center

Simpson College Choir & Women’s Choral in Concert
October 30  |  4 p.m.  |  Smith Chapel

Veterans Day Ceremony
November 2  |  1 p.m.  |  Smith Chapel

Meredith Farrell – Senior Trumpet Recital
November 4  |  7 p.m.  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

Simpson College Chamber Singers in Concert
November 6  |  3 p.m.  |  Smith Chapel

Farnham Gallery Reception: Madai Taylor
November 7  |  5 p.m.  |  Farnham Galleries, Mary Berry Hall

Artwork by Madai Taylor
November 7 – December 8  |  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays  |  Farnham Galleries, Mary Berry Hall

Simpson College Jazz Ensemble in Concert
November 10  |  7 p.m.  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

Andrew Kecy – Senior Voice Recital
November 16  |  7 p.m.  |  Great Hall

November Fall Visit Day
November 18  |  10 a.m.  |  Kent Campus Center

Jessica Loftis and Lance Bird – Senior Piano and Senior Voice Recital
November 18  |  7 p.m.  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

Hannah Brezina – Senior Clarinet Recital
November 20  |  2 p.m.  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

Mary Hudson & Elizabeth Cozart – Senior Voice Recital
November 20  |  3:15 p.m.  |  Great Hall

Simpson College Instrumental Chamber Music Ensembles in Concert
November 21  |  7 p.m.  |  Amy Robertson Music Center

Religion Department Senior Presentations
November 30  |  6 p.m.  |  Blank Performing Arts Center 201