Oct 7

Homecoming

11:00am

With fun activities for all ages, you won’t want to miss out! Check back to this webpage often for the most current schedule of events. Share your Homecoming moments using #ForesterHomecoming!
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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.