15, Thursday, 5 p.m., Shop Talk, Music Center Lobby.


16, Friday, 10 a.m., Chapel: Hymns of the Spirit — Rebecca Slough, Church-Chapel; 7:30 p.m., Senior Recital: Jesse Landis-Eigsti, composition, Rieth Recital Hall.


17, Saturday, 10 a.m., CSA Recitals, Rieth Recital Hall; 7:30 p.m., Faculty Recital Series: Rebecca Hovan, flute & Christine Larson Seitz, piano, Rieth Recital Hall.


18, Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Parables Worship Team, College Mennonite Church; 1:30 p.m. Topics & Issues: Kristi Glick and Anne Binder, Hershberger Art Gallery; 4 p.m., Performing Arts Series: Bobby McFerrin, Sauder Concert Hall; 9 p.m., Taize Worship Service, NC19.


19, Monday, 7:30 a.m., Martin Luther King Day Breakfast, College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall; 9 a.m., Convocation #1: Spoken Word Coffee House, CC 300-301 (Koinonia room); 9:50 a.m., Convocation #2: “The Dream” Reader’s Theater Presentation with Triple G Mimes and Voices-n-harmony choir, extended to 11:00, Church-Chapel; 11 a.m. Convocation #3: “Living the Dream: Avenues of Action” discussion, to 12:00 noon, CC Fellowship Hall.


20, Tuesday, 11 a.m., President Obama Inauguration Watch, Umble Center.


21, Wednesday, 10 a.m., Resume Writing Workshop, UN 004.


23, Friday, Exhibit: Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist, Hung Liu, Hershberger Art Gallery through March 3, 2009; 11 p.m., New World Arts 24/7 Play Festival. Seven chosen playwrights will meet at The Electric Brew. They will draw the gender of their characters and then begin writing. At 6 a.m. Saturday, January 24th they will put their pens down and turn their new creations over to Laura Gouin, who will assign directors and actors to each script. Cost: $15 General Admission, $10 Students and Seniors. For more information: (574) 975-0311, www.newworldarts.org.