Army Game Watch, Nativity Prep, NDP Happy Hour, USC Buses

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

It’s going to be a busy 2nd half of November, so I’ll get right to the posts …

Army (Shamrock Series) Game Watch
Saturday, November 12th, 12:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Ok, let’s be honest. It’s hard to be confident about any of the matchups left this season. Normally, the Army game would be one where you’d be watching the second half out of the corner of your eye while you multitask on socializing with fellow Irish fans. The last time Army beat the Irish was in 1958, and we lead the series 38-8-4, having won the last 14. This season though… Army comes into this game 5-4, boasting the #2 rushing offense in the country (359 yards / game) and the #13 scoring defense (18.1 PPG). Sure, they have weaknesses, they’re dead last (#128 in passing offense) and they’re tied for #118 with a 50-50 field goal record. Still, the Irish are 14 point favorites from a betting line perspective, and we’re nearly tied for scoring offense (ND is #59/29.9 PPG and Army is #61/29.3 PPG), so this thing might actually be a game that will come down to the 4th quarter. Its going to be an amazing weather weekend in San Diego, so come enjoy your early afternoon with fellow Irish fans, have some lunch and a beverage (or two) and then enjoy the warm evening weather savoring (hopefully) Irish victory #4. You don’t need to be a club member, ND grad or even San Diego resident to join us, you just need to love ND football. ** Important Note: Prospect Bar has changed its name to Rooftop La Jolla, but the address is the same. Here’s how to find us: Rooftop La Jolla (formerly Prospect Bar & Grill) – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

Lawyers & Professionals Networking Happy Hour
Wednesday, November 16th, 5:30pm
Little Miss Brewing; 7949 Stromesa Ct, San Diego, CA 92126
Join us for a winter Happy Hour at another of San Diego’s great local microbreweries. Enjoy some locally brewed San Diego beer and food trucks while you mingle with fellow Domers. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you at the brewery!

Nativity Prep Thanksgiving Dinners
Thursday & Friday, November 17th & 18th
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego again this year is sponsoring Thanksgiving Dinner for the students and teachers at Nativity Prep Academy. We are looking for: 1. Cash donations (to purchase the dinners), 2. Assistance assembling and delivering the dinners to the school. (Nov 17th & 18th). To assist us with your time, talent or treasure, please visit the event page on our website, or send e-mail to event chairperson Barney King ’70 at

Buses to the USC Game
Saturday, November 26th, One bus at 10:00am, two at 12:30pm**
The Irish return to Southern California on Saturday, November 26th for their biennial away game vs. the Trojans, and your San Diego Club will get you there! **NOTE THAT AT THIS POINT THE GAME WILL LIKELY BE EARLIER THAN 5PM, SO WATCH FOR SPECIFIC DEPARTURE TIMES AS WE GET CLOSER TO GAME DAY! Cheer the Irish on to victory! Avoid the traffic and parking hassles. Add to the fun of this day by partying with other Irish backers during the relaxing ride north.

For pickup times & locations, cost, reservation and payment info, see the USC Bus Event Pages for each bus:
Old Town Transit Center (10:00a departure):
Sabre Springs Park & Ride (12:30p departure):
Solana Beach (12:30p departure):

For any questions, e-mail


Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego

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