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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of December 3, 2018

Tue, 4 December, 2018 at 10:16 am

Week of December 3, 2018

Donations Needed for the College Jacket & Toy Drive
Cañada College has launched its fourth annual Jacket & Toy Drive! The donations for this year’s drive will be benefit families in Redwood City.
What We Need

New, unused, unwrapped:
  • Toys, preferably gender neutral (science sets, sport equipment, board games, etc.)
  • Jackets in all children’s sizes

How You Can Help

Drop off donations at any of the following locations by Thursday, December 13:
  •  Building 8 (first floor)
  • Office of Student Life & Leadership Development – Building 5, Room 354
  • Library – Building 9, Third floor
  • Learning Center Building 9, Second floor
  • Welcome Center - Building 9, First floor
For questions, please contact Mayra Arellano at or (650) 306-3166.

Extended Study Hours in the Library & Learning Center

The Learning Center will be open from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. December 3-6
The Library will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. from December 10-13

The Learning Center and the Library will be supporting extended study hours during the week before finals and also during finals week.

Food for Fines
Guilt about overdue fines keeping you up at night? Bring a donation of non-perishable food to the Library any time before December 17 and get your fines waived!

December 4

University Representative Visit: Notre Dame de Namur University

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Notre Dame de Namur University.

Campus-wide Holiday Open House
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
Building 8, Room 207
The entire campus community is invited to President Moore’s office to mix and mingle over light refreshments and holiday merriment! Donations will also be collected for the College’s Jacket & Toy Drive

50th Anniversary Showcase
2:30-6 p.m.
Flex Theatre (Building 3, Room 129)
Come showcase your talents! Bring a small item to add to the time capsule. Gourmet desserts will be served.

December 5
Global Internships and Study Abroad Informational Drop-in Hours
11 a.m. -1 p.m.
The Grove
Drop by the SMCCCD Global Internships and Study Abroad table in the Grove to learn more about opportunities and scholarships to intern and study around the world! For more information, visit or email

University Representative Visit: Cal State East Bay

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Transfer Center (Building 9, First floor)

Come meet representatives from Cal State East Bay.

December 5-9

Cañada College Theatre Arts Department Presents “Red White and True”

December 5 at 12:45 p.m. (Donation Only)
December 6 at 12:45 p.m. (Donation Only)
December 8 at 8 p.m. ($5 students, $10 Seniors, $15 General Admission)
December 9 at 2 p.m. ($5 students, $10 Seniors, $15 General Admission)

Flex Theatre (Building 3, Room 129)

The Cañada College Theatre Arts Department presents, “Red White and True,” original monologues written and performed by students and directed by Rick Najera.

December 6

Cañada Men’s Basketball vs Delta College
6 p.m.
College of San Mateo Gym
Cheer on the Colts as they take on Delta College!

December 7

Hackathon Event – Hack for Social Justice
3-8 p.m.
Building 9, Room 206

Learn ways that technology can be used to address social justice issues.  No experience necessary!   Bring a friend - all majors welcome.

December 11-17

Final Examinations (Day & Evening Classes)

December 11

Therapy Dogs in the Library
12-1 p.m.
Building 9, Third Floor
Finals got you stressed? Stop by the Library and spend some time with a therapy dog.

December 13

Dance Motion XII
7:30 p.m.
Main Theatre (Building 3)
Experience student performances in Salsa, Hip Hop, Ballet and Modern Styles. Special Guests from the Bay Area will also perform.

December 17

Day & Evening Classes End

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