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Sunday, October 29

More events and activities will be added soon. Please check back for updates.

Chabad 5K Race
9 a.m.–Noon, Great Lawn, Shapiro Campus Center
The Chabad House at Brandeis and the Chabad Student Club are delighted to invite you to its fourth annual Ufaratzta 5K Run. Ufaratzta (Hebrew) means to break out of your limitations and inhibitions. At Chabad students from different religious and cultural backgrounds join a welcoming community, to learn, explore and grow as individuals and leaders. Whether you've done a 5K before or this is your first one, everyone is encouraged to partake in this experience! Students, relatives, and friends are invited to join us in walking or running the Chabad 5K and supporting a great cause. This fun filled event will be followed by a brunch on the Great Lawn for all participants!

Registration and brunch are both FREE! Registration form coming soon! Day-of registration will be at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m.

Brandeis Legacy Reception
9 a.m.–11 a.m., Faculty Club, Main Dining Room
The Brandeis University Alumni Association invites you to the Fall Fest Legacy Reception recognizing Brandeis alumni with family ties to current students. Please join us to reconnect with old friends and make new Brandeis Legacy connections. Breakfast will be served.

Catholic Mass
10 a.m.
, Bethlehem Chapel
Join us for a special service open to family and friends, with a continental breakfast following.

Men's Soccer vs. Chicago
11 a.m.–1 p.m., Gordon Field
The Judges try to knock off the defending UAA champions!

Women's Soccer vs. Chicago
1:30 p.m., Gordon Field
The Brandeis women meet another Final Four team for the second match in a row!

Brandeis Student Ensemble Showcase
2 p.m., Slosberg Music Center
A sampling from the top-notch Music Department ensembles.

Catholic Mass

7:30 p.m.
, Bethlehem Chapel
Join us for a special service open to family and friends.fallenleaf