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October 7 - October 13

Purdue Flag Raising
Monday, August 5 – Saturday, November 30
Boilermaker fans near and far will show their unity this fall by flying or displaying a Purdue flag beginning Monday, Aug. 5, and then on the Friday and Saturday of every home game weekend.
An Evening with: Madeleine Albright
Thursday, October 10 – 7:00 pm
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks with humor, insight, and eloquence about her life as a young refugee who rose to become the highest-ranking woman in the U.S. government at that time. Albright sketches a vivid portrait of her years as Secretary of State and offers candid descriptions of her experiences in Washington, D.C., and overseas. She also discusses America’s global role and the many challenges facing President Barack Obama and other world leaders today on a number of foreign policy issues. More Information
Fun Football Fridays by Purdue Alumni Student Experience (PASE)
Friday, October 11 – 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
West Lafayette Campus
Every Friday before a home football game is your chance to win just by wearing your PASE T-shirt or fleece and by knowing your stuff about PASE, Purdue University, and the Purdue Alumni Association. More Information
Boilermaker Special - Free Ride Fridays
Friday, October 11 – 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stewart Center, west side
The Purdue Reamer Club is pleased to offer FREE RIDE FRIDAYS to the Purdue Community! Pick-up and drop-off are on the west side of STEW, approximately every 15 minutes. All rides are weather-permitting.
Purdue vs. Black and Gold Series Game 1 Softball
Friday, October 11 – 4:00 pm
Lambert Fields
Boiler Bridge Walk
Friday, October 11 – 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
John Myers Pedestrian Bridge
Meet and greet the Boilermaker football team on home game weekends at the Boiler Bridge Walk. Marshalled by Purdue Pete, the cheerleaders and the Boilermaker Special, the football team takes the home game walk across the The John Myers Pedestrian Bridge into Lafayette.
Purdue Volleyball vs. Illinois
Friday, October 11 – 7:00 pm
Mackey Arena
FAMILY 4 PACK: Four tickets in the North End Zone and four $5 concession vouchers for only $120! Additional tickets with voucher are only $30 each.

FACULTY/STAFF APPRECIATION: $25 touchdown category seats for all Purdue faculty and staff. (50 percent savings over regular ticket price) More Information

Purdue vs. Nebraska Women's Soccer
Friday, October 11 – 7:00 pm
Boilermaker Soccer Complex - Intersection between McCormick Road and Cherry Lane
211º Session
Saturday, October 12
Mackey Arena
Tradition will redefine itself this fall, when a major pep rally, titled 211º , featuring the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band, first-year head football coach Darrell Hazell and the Boilermaker football players becomes a pregame tradition in Mackey Arena. This event replaces, and expands upon, the band's traditional Slayter Hill concert. More Information
Purdue vs. Nebraska Football (Hammer Down Cancer Game)
Saturday, October 12
Ross-Ade Stadium
HAMMER DOWN CANCER GAME: The Boilermakers will wear pink gear to increase awareness. Game time TBA More Information
Boilermaker Crossing
Saturday, October 12
Sally and Bob Weist Plaza between Mackey Arena and the Brees Academic Center
Fans, especially families, looking for fun before home games will want to check out the popular Boilermaker Crossing. Meet the teams, play on the inflatable games, get prizes, pick up posters and more! Boilermaker Crossing begins approximately three hours prior to kick off. Boilermaker Crossing will be located in the plaza between Mackey Arena and Holloway Gymnasium. The event is free for the whole family.
LIve Music @ Boilermaker Crossing
Saturday, October 12
Bob and Sally Weist Plaza between Mackey Arena and Holloway Gymnasium
Head over to the stage area of Boilermaker Crossing an hour before kickoff for a live musical performance.
Boilermaker gathering at Dauch Alumni Center
Saturday, October 12 – 8:00 am
Dauch Alumni Center
Celebrate game day weekends with the The Purdue Alumni staff will be here for each home football game to have the Spurgeon Hall of Spirit, Morse Library and Rudolph room open for visitors. Come in, check out the displays and take your picture on a life size replica of the Boilermaker Special. Game times have not been set for all of the games but the building will close at kick off so staff can cheer on the Boilers. More Information
Purdue vs. Black and Gold Series Game 2 Softball
Saturday, October 12 – 10:00 am
Lambert Fields
Purdue Volleyball vs. Northwestern
Saturday, October 12 – 7:00 pm
Holloway Gymnasium
Purdue Bells Worship Service
Sunday, October 13 – 8:13 am
University Church, 320 North Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906
The Purdue Bells will perform during worship at First United Methodist Church located at 1700 State Road 26 West in West Lafayette, IN 47906. More Information
Purdue vs. Black and Gold Series Game 3 Softball
Sunday, October 13 – 10:00 am
Lambert Fields
Heart & Soul Worship Service
Sunday, October 13 – 11:00 am
University Church, 320 North Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906
PMO's Heart & Soul will perform during worship at University Church located at 320 North Street in West Lafayette, IN 47906. More Information
The Little Engine that Could, Purdue Convocations
Sunday, October 13 – 3:00 pm
Long Center
All aboard for family fun in this upbeat musical about a classic can-do character! Little Blue Engine dreams of someday leaving the train yard to pull the big cars on the mainline track. But can she convince Big Silver that she is worthy of being a mainline engine? ArtsPower’s dynamic, song-filled adventure portrays Watty Piper’s timeless tale about hard work, determination, and the importance of working together. This performance will last approximately 55 minutes. Recommended for ages 3 to 8. More Information