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Schedule of Activities*
Friday, Oct. 7
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Book sale in RichLyn Library
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – HU Bookstore open
11:00 a.m. – Chapel and Alumni Awards presentation (Merillat Centre for the Arts, Zurcher Auditorium)
12:00 p.m. – Lunch available in Habecker Dining Commons and Norm's in the HUB
3:00 - 7:00 p.m. – Alumni Registration & Check-In (Habecker Dining Commons, Lower Level)
5:00 p.m. – Parade on the HU Mall (dinner served immediately after in Habecker Dining Commons, Lower Level)
6:30 p.m. – King and Queen Coronation (Habecker Dining Commons, Lower Level)
Additional seating will be available Norm's in the HUB and the Coronation will be live on the big screen
7:00 p.m. – Alumni Baseball Game at Forest Glen Park
7:30 p.m. – Foresters: The Remix (Merillat Centre for the Arts, Zurcher Auditorium) featuring Alumni Joyful Noise, Amy & Patrick Fata, and One Generation!
Saturday, Oct. 8
7:30 a.m. – 5K Registration ($10 for students, $15 all others) at the Merillat Complex (PLEX)
8:00 a.m. – 5K Fun Run/Walk
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. – HU Bookstore open
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Alumni Registration & Check-In (Habecker Dining Commons, upper level)
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. – Class Reunions with brunch – class years celebrated include 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, and 2011 (meet in the Habecker Dining Commons, Upper Level)
11:00 a.m. – Powder Puff Championship Game (Quad)
11:00 a.m. – HU Women’s Softball Intrasquad Game (Softball Field, PLEX)
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Party on the Mall featuring Affine, Antiqology, and Nick's Kitchen!
12:00 - 5:00 p.m. – Book sale in RichLyn Library
12:00 p.m. – And The Winner Is, performed by The Troupe (MCA, Studio Theatre)
1:00 p.m. – Forester Volleyball vs. Manchester University (PLEX)
1:00 p.m. – Golf outing hosted by the Forester Baseball team (lunch at noon) - Contact Coach Frame at (260) 359-4082 to reserve your place or with questions.
1:00-3:00 p.m. – Hardy Hall 50 Year Celebration (group photo at 2:00 p.m.)
1:30-3:00 p.m. – Department Reunions (Education, Loew-Brenn 159; Nursing, Dowden Science Hall, Lower Level; Division of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, Dowden Science Hall, Atrium)
1:30-3:00 p.m. – Open Houses (Occupation Therapy Assistant Lab, Dowden Science Hall, Lower Level; Kinesiology Human Performance Teaching Lab, PLEX; and 21st Century Classroom, Loe-Brenn 153)
2:00 p.m. – And The Winner Is, performed by The Troupe (MCA, Studio Theatre)
2:00 p.m. – Forester women’s soccer vs. Mt. Vernon Nazarene University (PLEX)
2:00 p.m. – Alumni Softball Reunion (Softball Field, PLEX)
3:00 p.m. – Forester Volleyball vs. Aquinas (PLEX)
4:00 p.m. – And The Winner Is, performed by The Troupe (MCA, Studio Theatre)
4:30 p.m. – Reception honoring Dr. and Mrs. Gene Habecker, HU president from 1981-1991 (Habecker Dining Commons, upper level)
5:30 p.m. – Dinner and program for Dr. and Mrs. Gene Habecker (Habecker Dining Commons, upper level) (Reserve your seat!)
7:00 & 9:30 p.m. – Davis Hall Follies (Merillat Centre for the Arts, Zurcher Auditorium)
*Schedule and events are subject to change.
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