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DC to hold annual Whitney Pumpkin Patch trick-or-treating

October 9, 2014
Defiance College’s annual Whitney Pumpkin Patch will be held on Friday, Oct. 31, in Whitney Hall located on Webster Street. The popular event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. with DC students passing out candy in the residence hall. Children can also participate in games that will be held in the lobby. The event is age appropriate for children through sixth grade.

Fort Defiance Players and the DC Players present ‘Les Misérables’

October 2, 2014
Defiance College’s DC Players and the Fort Defiance Players blend a cast of college students, high school students, faculty, and community members to present “Les Misérables,” a musical based on the French historical novel by Victor Hugo. Performances will be Oct. 16-18 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Defiance Community Auditorium.

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701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, Ohio 43512
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