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SXU Alumni and Friends host upcoming events for all to enjoy!


Saint Xavier University's (SXU) alumni and friends are welcome to attend the various upcoming events throughout the holiday season. Meet and mingle with new friends and old as you participate in activities that will be enjoyed by all!

'Golden Gals Gathering' on November 16

  • We welcome all the Golden Gals, SXU alumna who graduated from 1966 and back, to join us for a monthly social club that will allow them to become reacquainted with classmates who share in the Mercy tradition. The next event will be held on Wednesday, November 16 at 10 a.m. at Blueberry Hill, 49 S. LaGrange Road, LaGrange. Golden Gals Gatherings will be held in different venues across the Chicagoland area, so if you can't make it this time, check SXU's website for the next location!

Alumni Christmas Party on December 6

  • You are cordially invited to the inauguration of an SXU tradition, "Christmas in the City," a holiday party for alumni and friends of the University on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the University Club of Chicago's Michigan Room, 76 E. Monroe Street, Chicago. Enjoy the elegant atmosphere of the Michigan Room at the University Club of Chicago overlooking the majestic Michigan Avenue aglow with millions of holiday lights. The event offers a delightful assortment of hors d'oeuvres, desserts and cocktails while relaxing from the hustle and bustle of the season. Entertainment will be provided by SXU's student musicians. Admission is $40 and online registration is preferred.

Alumni and Friends Host Holiday Tea on December 8

  • SXU welcomes you to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at the noon liturgy on Thursday, Dec. 8 in McDonough Chapel. Immediately following, we hope you will join us for the 10th Annual Alumni and Friends Holiday Tea from 1 to 4 p.m. in SXU's Butler Reception Room. Listen to the sounds of Christmas performed by our SXU student musicians and relax with family and friends. This traditional high tea will offer a variety of delicious sandwiches, scones and beverages. It will be a welcome respite from the chaos that this season can create. Admission for this event is $30 and registration is required.

'Paint and Pints at the Pub' on January 26

  • Enough with painting the same scene as everyone else at a painting party. Show your talent and creativity by painting your own designs on something you'll use over and over again, vases! SXU alumni, friends and senior students (21+) are invited to nurture their artistic nature and join in for a painting party like no other on Thursday, January 26 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gilhooley's Grande Saloon. Admission is $20 and includes appetizers, beverages and supplies to paint a vase. A cash bar will be available for those wishing to purchase drinks. Seating is limited, so please register in advance.

For additional information, please contact SXU's Alumni Relations Office at 773-298-3316 or alumniFREESXU.