Notre Dame to celebrate CommUniversity Day

by Notre Dame News

CommUniversity Day 2010

The University of Notre Dame will host CommUniversity Day, an opportunity for service and engagement between the Notre Dame and South Bend communities, on Saturday (April 10) from noon to 6 p.m. at various locations on and near the Notre Dame campus.

Titled “Bursting the Bubble,” the event is sponsored by Notre Dame Student Government and the University’s Center for Social Concerns. The event will bring together members of some 30 student groups and members of the local community for service projects, a festival for kids, campus tours and a community picnic.

Service projects will take place all day at locations including Catholic Worker House, the Center for the Homeless, the Potawatomi Zoo and numerous local parks.

Other planned events are:

  • Kids’ Festival, noon to 3:30 p.m., Irish Green – featuring face painting, balloons, games and food; all children must be accompanied by an adult;
  • Campus tours, noon to 3:30 p.m. – walking tours of campus will depart from Irish Green every hour; and
  • Community picnic, 4 to 6 p.m., Robinson Community Learning Center, 921 N. Eddy St., South Bend – Free burgers, hot dogs and picnic food with performances by student bands and other activities.