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Numerous ways to celebrate the season

The Office of Residential Education, in conjunction with several other HWS groups, has scheduled more than a dozen ways for students, faculty and staff to celebrate the holiday season.

Saturday, Dec. 1
• Colleges Chorale Madrigal Dinner, to benefit the Rape and Abuse Crisis Service of the Finger Lakes, 6 p.m., Comstock Hall Dining Room.

Sunday, Dec. 2
• Cookie baking, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.; and the Chaplain's Residence, 630 S. Main St.

Monday, Dec. 3 through Wednesday, Dec. 5
• Candy Gram Sale, sponsored by Campus Activities Board, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Scandling Center;
• Snowman Scavenger Hunt, with forms available at the Res Ed office.

Tuesday, Dec. 4
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5:30 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.

Wednesday, Dec. 5
• Music, Meditation and Munchies, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 12:15 p.m., St. John's Chapel.
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.
• Holiday Hunt, sponsored by Campus Activities Board, 7:30 p.m., Library Atrium.

Thursday, Dec. 6
• Snowman Scavenger Hunt ends, forms due at the Res Ed office by 5 p.m.
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.
• Peace tree lighting ceremony, 5:30 p.m., steps in front of Scandling Center.

Friday, Dec. 7
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 4:30 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.
• Shabbat celebration with latkes, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5:30 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.
• Kwanzaa dinner, sponsored by Sankofa-Black Student Union, 5:30 p.m., Common Room of Scandling Center.

Saturday, Dec. 8
• Cookie baking, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Chaplain's Residence, 630 S. Main St.
• Service of Lessons and Carols, featuring the Colleges Chorale, 4 p.m., St. John's Chapel.
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.

Sunday, Dec. 9
• Cookie baking, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Chaplain's Residence, 630 S. Main St.
• Advent supper, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5:30 p.m. at the Chaplain's Residence, 630 S. Main St.
• Ornament making and cookie baking, sponsored by Wildlife Aesthetic Enthusiasts, 3 to 5 p.m., Caird Hall lounge.
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.

Monday, Dec. 10
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.
• Cookie giveaway, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 8 p.m. in the Library atrium.

Tuesday, Dec. 11
• Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, sponsored by the Religious Life Office, 5 p.m., Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 S. Main St.

More detailed postings about several of the events appear elsewhere on this site.