Here are events that may be of interest to parents and families for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2012 for the full weekend schedule. If you have questions, please contact email@example.com. See also the 2012 Calvin Homecoming and Family Weekend Schedule and map (.pdf).
Student Improv Shows | Register » (tickets required)
WHEN: Friday, 8 p.m.;
We're sorry, Saturday's show is SOLD OUT
WHERE: Lab Theatre, Spoelhof Center [find on map]
COST: Tickets are $5 general admission and will sell out.
Please note: River City Improv, an alumni improv team, is performing on Friday night across campus.
Climbing | Contact us »
WHEN: Friday, 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9-10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., and 12-1 p.m.
WHERE: Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex [find on map]
All family members (12 and over) are eligible. Registrations for 20 students/parents/siblings will be taken in advance for each time slot. To sign up, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred time slot, the names and ages of all who will be climbing, and your contact information. Walk-up participants will be taken as space and staffing allow. You may view/complete the climbing waiver [.pdf] in advance.
WHEN: Friday, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Huizenga Tennis and Track Center [find on map]
COST: $10; $5 for 12 & under; free for Calvin students that register (or parents may include them on their registration)
This will be a casual dinner with plenty of time for conversation. The menu includes pulled-pork sandwiches, chicken wings, fresh veggies and fruit, redskin potato salad, apple cole slaw, vegetarian chili and hot apple cobbler. There will be a photo booth, games, activities and prizes.
PLEASE NOTE: Knollcrest Dining Hall is open 5-7 p.m. $9.60/person for dinner; pay cash/check at door
Political science professor Corwin Smidt will speak on the 2012 elections on Saturday, 10 a.m., in the Meeter Center Lecture Hall [find on map].
January Series director Kristi Potter will give a preview of the January Series on Saturday, 11 a.m., in the campus store book section [find on map].
Inauguration of Michael K. Le Roy, Ph.D.
WHEN: Saturday, 2 p.m.,
WHERE: Van Noord Arena [find on map]
All members of the extended Calvin community are encouraged to join us for this special ceremony. Most facilities on campus will be closed during the inauguration to allow as many students, faculty and staff to attend as possible. No advance tickets are required.
Cheer for the Knights!
Friday, 6 p.m. - MIAA swimming relays*; Venema Aquatic Center [find on map]
Saturday, noon - Men’s soccer vs. Hope*; Zuidema soccer field [find on map, north of Van Noord Arena]
Saturday, 2:30 p.m. - Women’s soccer vs. St. Mary’s*; Zuidema soccer field [find on map, north of Van Noord Arena]
Saturday, 4 p.m. - Lacrosse vs. lacrosse alumni*; Lower field, near baseball field [find on map, northwest corner of campus]
Saturday, 8 p.m. - Hockey vs. Kettering**; Eagles Ice Center off campus [map]
*No tickets required
**Tickets available at the door
LOFT (Living Our Faith Together)
WHEN: Sunday, 11 a.m.
WHERE: Covenant Fine Arts Center [find on map]
Pastor Mary Hulst will be preaching on Matthew 6:25-34, “Do Not Worry,” as part of our Sermon on the Mount study. We will be celebrating communion.
Sunday Brunch and other meals
WHEN: Sunday, after LOFT
WHERE: Commons Dining Hall [find on map]
COST: $7/person (cash/check only, pay at the door)
Parents and family members are also invited to eat at (just about---depending on day/time) any dining hall for any meal. Average prices are $6-7 for breakfast; $8 for lunch; $9-10 for dinner. If you have a specific request, contact dining services (616-526-6386).
PLEASE NOTE: Knollcrest Dining Hall is open on Friday night, 5-7 p.m., if you wanted to eat at the Tailgate but were unable to register because it's now SOLD OUT. Dinner at Knollcrest is $9.60/person; pay cash/check at door.