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Schedule for Homecoming Weekend
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October 21-23

Friday, October 21, 2016

8 AM - 11 PM  Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit Reed Library. Free.

A free shuttle bus will continuously circulate the parking lots and campus for your convenience.

8:30 AM  Golden Alumni Breakfast Horizon Room, lower level of Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center). For all graduates of 1966 and before. $10/person. Reservations recommended here.

9 AM – 8 PM  Bookstore is Open University Commons (formerly Cranston Hall).

11 AM  "Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting"  Rockefeller Arts Center. 

11 AM – 2:45 PM Open Ice for all Hockey Alumni (an opportunity to get the rust off!)

Noon – 4 PM  “Ribbon Cutting” of all named spaces in new Rockefeller Arts Center addition   Tours of new building. Informal lunch for benefactors from noon – 1:15 PM.

Noon – 8 PM  Kahn and Selesnick Exhibit   The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

1 PM - 8 PM  Registration and Ticket Pick Up Alumni House, 286 Central Ave.

3 PM - 4 PM  Biology Reception for Christopher Mirabelli, PhD ’77  Science Center Atrium.

3 PM  Women’s Soccer Game Fredonia vs. SUNY New Paltz. University Stadium.

4 PM  Biology Department Keynote Speaker Presentation Christopher Mirabelli PhD ’77, Kelly Auditorium. Free.

5 PM  Women’s Volleyball Fredonia vs. SUNY Potsdam. Dods Gymnasium.

5 PM   Pep Rally Indoor Track, Steele Hall.  Homecoming theme- Fredonia Around the World.  Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen.

5 PM  Homecoming Excellence Gala Dinner   Williams Center. Celebrating the Rockefeller Arts Center Expansion, recognition of  two Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award recipients, and also of all honored classes. Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center) Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. Register here.

8 PM  Hillman Opera  Two productions in one performance, Dido and Aeneas and The Medium, Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $20.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22, by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

8 PM  Godspell  Bartlett Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22, by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

8 PM  1970’s Reunion Jazz Ensemble Concert   Rosch Recital Hall. Free.

9 PM - 11 PM  Meet and Greet for all Alumni White Inn, 52 E. Main St.  An informal opportunity to mingle and relax. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cash bar. Music provided by Ron Corsaro and Co.


Saturday, October 22, 2016

8 AM – 5 PM  Registration and Ticket Pick Up at Williams Center Information Booth Coffee may be purchased at STARBUCKS and TIM HORTONS.

A free shuttle bus will continuously circulate the parking lots and campus for your convenience.

9 AM – 10:30 AM  Biology Alumni Breakfast   Major Alice Conference Room 321 Science Center.  Free.

9 AM  Blue Devil Hockey Team Practice  An opportunity to see this year’s team in practice and catch a look at the 2016 version of the drill, Red Line, Live or Die!

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM  Alumni Orchestra Concert Welcome Coffee/Registration Mason Hall Lobby. Interested participants should contact Carl Lam ’14, concert coordinator at carlhlam@gmail.com

10 AM  Ruterbusch 5K Run Meet at Indoor Track, Steele Hall. For more information please contact Track and Cross Country Coach, Tom Wilson  Thomas.Wilson@fredonia.edu  Register here. 

10 AM  Women’s Alumni Soccer Game University Stadium.

10 AM  Women’s Volleyball  Fredonia vs. SUNY Brockport.  Dods Gymnasium.

10 AM – 4 PM  Inaugural Fredonia Mini Maker Faire Williams Center, the Science Center and Jewett Hall. Free event. Co-sponsored by Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. For more information:  www.makerfairefredonia.com

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM  Alumni Orchestra Concert Rehearsal King Concert Hall. Interested participants should contact Carl Lam ’14, concert coordinator at carlhlam@gmail.com

11 AM  Campus Tour  Meet at Information Booth, Williams Center

11 AM - 5 PM  Bookstore is Open University Commons (formerly known as Cranston Hall).

11 AM  Fredonia Radio Station Reception  McEwen Hall. Free.

11 AM – 3 PM  Fredonia Varsity Men’s Ice Hockey Alumni Gathering Bob Steele Room, 111 Steele Hall. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of hockey at Fredonia.

11 AM  (Approximately. Program will take place after 5K run) Dedication of new Phillips/Ulrich Community Trail Entrance of trail on Ring Road.

11 AM – 5 PM  Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit Reed Library. Free.

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  Hockey Team Alumni Gathering Refreshments will be served.

Noon – 8 PM  Kahn and Selesnick Exhibit  The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

Noon – 3 PM  Rockefeller Arts Center Addition Open House/Tours

12:30 PM  Music Therapy 40th Anniversary Luncheon Cranston Marche (located upstairs in University Commons – above STARBUCKS). Featuring keynote speaker, Constance Willeford.  $15/person  $8 for children 12 and under. Reservations recommended here.

12:30 PM  Women’s Volleyball  Fredonia vs. SUNY Oswego Dods Gymnasium.

1 PM  Women’s Soccer Game  Fredonia vs SUNY Oneonta. University Stadium.

1 PM  Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Meet   Fredonia vs. Ithaca College and SUNY Brockport. Natatorium.  Alumni event to follow.

1 PM – 2 PM  Family Skate Steele Hall. Nominal rental charge for skates.

1 PM  Radio Station Panel Discussion G24/G26 McEwen Hall. Free.

2 PM  Alumni Hockey Game  Steele Hall

2 PM - 4 PM  Alumni Picnic  Dods Grove/Tent/DJ. Nominal charge for food, beverages and beer. Please bring ID.

3 PM – 4 PM  Graduate Degree Alumni Reception  Networking reception for all alumni from all Fredonia graduate degree programs. Global Student Lounge, S226, Williams Center. Complimentary light refreshments. Free.

3 PM – 5 PM  Alumni Orchestra Concert Rehearsal   King Concert Hall. Interested participants should contact Carl Lam ’14, concert coordinator at carlhlam@gmail.com

3:45 PM  Varsity Men’s Hockey Blue/White Game Steele Hall. Alumni Reception to follow.

4 PM – 6 PM  English Department Alumni Reception   Alumni House, 286 Central Ave. Light refreshments, cash beer/wine bar. $5/person.  Meet with faculty and current students. RSVP to Katie Szwejbka at: szwe6725@fredonia.edu

4 PM – 6 PM  Honored Class Multi-Receptions  Honoring all members of the Classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, and 2011. TIM HORTONS Williams Center. $5.00/person. Includes light refreshments. Cash wine/beer bar. Register here.

6 PM  Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner  Cranston Marche,University Commons (formerly Cranston Hall). Cocktail hour at 6 PM. (Cash bar.) Dinner and program at 7 PM.  $30/person.  Reservations recommended here.

7 PM  Class of 2006 Ten Year Reunion Happy Hour   Old Main Inn, Water St. Complimentary munchies. Cash Bar.

7:30 PM  Hillman Opera  Two productions in one performance, Dido and Aeneas and The Happy Medium, Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $20.00 per person  and may be purchased after Aug. 22, by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

7:30 PM  Godspell  Bartlett Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22, by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

9 PM   Downtown Meetings Look for location assignments at Homecoming Registration Booth.  All honored classes (1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011) will have opportunities to convene at designated establishments downtown.


Sunday, October 23, 2016

11 AM – 12:30 PM  Alumni Concert Rehearsal  King Concert Hall. Interested participants should contact Carl Lam ’14, concert coordinator at carlhlam@gmail.com

Noon – 5 PM  Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit   Reed Library. Free.

Noon – 6 PM  Kahn and Selesnick Exhibit     The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

2 PM  College Symphony Orchestra Alumni Reunion Concert   conducted by Dr. David Rudge, King Concert Hall, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center. Free to all. Interested participants should contact Carl Lam ’14, concert coordinator at carlhlam@gmail.com

2 PM  Godspell   Bartlett Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $25.00 per person  and may be purchased after Aug. 22, by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

4 PM  Hillman Opera Two productions in one performance, Dido and Aeneas and The Happy Medium, Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $20.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22, by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

 

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