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September 25, 2012 > Saint Mary's College celebrates 150 years!

Saint Mary's College celebrates 150 years!

Submitted By Michael McAlpin

Saint Mary's College of California is celebrating; no make that "Gaelebrating" its 150th anniversary! The College will mark the "Year of the Gael" with a massive Gaelebration - a free public festival and open house from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on October 6.

Saint Mary's Gaelebration will include a campus carnival featuring children's rides and attractions - a seven-story Ferris wheel - campus tours and interactive programs from various academic departments. Afternoon entertainment features performances by California acoustic soul band Alma Desnuda and the College's music, theater and dance departments, along with athletic demonstrations, live bands and, of course, great food. Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid will provide delicious offerings as Gaelebration fare. It's sure to be a "Gaelorious" time!

The fun-filled day will also feature acknowledgements of the College's 150th anniversary from visiting dignitaries and proclamations from federal, state and local civic leaders. Throughout the academic year, the College will present a host of free public events, forums and performances to honor Saint Mary's sesquicentennial.

Saint Mary's College "150th Galebration!"
Saturday, October 6
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saint Mary's College of California
1928 St. Mary's Road, Moraga
(925) 631-4200
www.yearofthegael.com

Event is free and open to the public

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