Saint Mary's College "Gaelebration" set for Oct. 6

A daylong celebration of the college's 150th anniversary will be held Oct. 6 at the campus.

The festivities begin at 11 a.m. and include interactive programs, rides and live music featuring jazz, folk and rock bands. Food trucks will be on site and carnival fare will also be served up.

The event is part of a school-year long series of symposiums, forums, and parties that culminates with the 150th commencement May 25-26, 2013.

The Gaelebration runs until 6 p.m. at 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga.

For information, visit www.yearofthegael.com.

Families needed to host international students

The International Education Center at Diablo Valley College is looking for families to host international students on a temporary basis while they improve their English skills. All students speak basic English.

Participating families are paid a monthly stipend of $750 per student.

For information, contact Fia Parker at 925-876-0080 or fparker@dvc.edu.

Have any news about school-related events, awards or happenings you want to see in this column? Send school news to Jennifer Modenessi at jmodenessi@bayareanewsgroup.com.


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