Drag Race to the Polls – Cornell College [alliance]


December 6 @ 6:30 pm in the Uptown Theatre

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Hosted by Cornell College’s [alliance]Drag Race to the Polls is a student run and performed drag extravaganza.  Please join us for a night of voter registration, drag, fundraising, and more!

Suggested donation of $5 for admission, all proceeds go to the Willis Dady Homeless Services.

The Iowa Caucus is right around the corner and we’re shaking things up. The evening will include voter registration, games, trivia, information about caucusing, speakers from Cornell and Willis Dady Homeless Services, drag king and queen performances, and more!

All are welcome, come drop it like it’s hot with [alliance], or sit in a chair and enjoy the show!

The show starts at 6:30 pm at the Uptown Theater.   Seating is general admission and the house opens at 6:00 pm.

About Cornell College [alliance]

Cornell College [alliance] is dedicated to education, service and activism within and in support of the LGBTQIA+ community.  We proudly provide support for the LGBTQIA+ community on campus and in neighboring communities.

Additionally, we provide education to the Cornell community at large through workshops, music performances, discussions, dances, documentaries and other events. We exist to advocate for and work within the demands of the community we serve.


Playing to Win – Kids and Sports


Cornell College professors of kinesiology Steve DeVries and Kristi Meyer will discuss origins and social factors that have influenced the growth of youth sports in the USA, how we have gotten to where we are now, and some current trends and issues.


Learn to Dance at the First Street Community Center

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Cornell College’s Slick Shoes (a student run dance group) is offering discounted three-week sessions of professionally led ballroom and Latin dance lessons for residents of Mount Vernon and the surrounding areas. 
When: 7:30 – 8:30 on Mondays
Cost: $5.00 per session or $12.00 for three sessions. 
Where: Located in the gym at the First Street Community Center.
Contact: [email protected] with questions.
Dances Offered (All classes are on Mondays): 
  • Waltz – Sept. 19, November 28, December 5, 12
  • Tango –  October 3, 10, 17 and February 13, 20, 27
  • Merengue – October 30 and November 7, 15
  • Foxtrot – January 16, 23 and February 3 and April 17, 24 and May 1
  • Salsa – March 20, 27 and April 3
Don’t miss this opportunity!!!

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