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Schedule: 2014 Homecoming

Friday, October 17, 2014 | schedule + map (.pdf)

When What Where Tickets?
All day Armor Day: wear your Calvin gear today! Anywhere  
6 a.m.–3 p.m. Morren Fitness Center open (also 5:30–7 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.) Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Pass required; on Friday pick up at welcome station in lobby by 5 p.m. Must be at least 16 years old. Aquatic locker room available.
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Campus Store sale - 15% off select items Campus Store  
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Visit classes: See open classes by time | by department (.pdf)Various See more information for families here.
8 a.m.–3 p.m. Fridays at Calvin   Registration required.
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Homecoming and Family Weekend welcome station/ticket pickup Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex See also Sat., 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
See more information for families here.
9 a.m.–9 p.m. Box Office openCovenant Fine Arts Center  
9 a.m.–9 p.m. Art Faculty Exhibition and exhibit featuring local alumni Covenant Fine Arts Center Art Gallery Free!
10–10:20 a.m. Songfest chapel led by Randy Wolthuis and alumni Chapel  
12:30–3:30 p.m. Science Division Summer Research Poster Fair De Vries Hall Atrium  
2:30 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor Free!
3:30 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor Free!
3:30 p.m. 45-Year Reunion reception Prince Conference Center Register and pay at the door
4–6 p.m. Climbing Wall open for alumni, family and friends. Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Sign-up by emailing parents@calvin.edu. Aquatic locker room available. Waiver required »
4–9 p.m. Mega Menger Project sponsored by the Mathematics & Statistics department Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Free!
4:30 p.m 45-Year Reunion class picture Prince Conference Center  
5 p.m. 45-Year Reunion dinner Prince Conference Center $30.
Register and pay at the door
5:30 p.m. Family Weekend Tailgate Huizenga Tennis and Track Center SOLD OUT
5:30–7 p.m. Morren Fitness Center open (also Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.) Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Pass required; on Friday pick up at welcome station in lobby by 5 p.m. Must be at least 16 years old. Aquatic locker room available.
6–9 p.m. Open swim Venema Aquatic Center Aquatic locker room available.
6–8 p.m. Art Faculty Exhibition and Shaping the Grain Exhibition reception Covenant Fine Arts Center West Lobby Free!
6:30–7:15 p.m. Calvin Music Festival Spotlight Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium and Recital Hall Tickets are free but required.
(You may check at the box office before the event.)
7 p.m. Volleyball vs. St. Mary's Van Noord Arena Free!
7 p.m. 45-Year Reunion coffee and conversation Prince Conference Center Included in dinner cost.
7:30 p.m Calvin Music Festival concert (see also 6:30 p.m.) Covenant Fine Arts Center auditorium Adults $15, Students $5.
Tickets online and at the door (one hour before show, if available)
7:30–11 p.m. Calvin Observatory open (weather permitting). Science Building 4th Floor Please use door from Commons Lawn into North Hall where it meets Science Bldg. Look for signs stating observatory open (clear skies).
8 p.m. Calvin Improv (parents and family only) Gezon Auditorium $5. Limited tickets available.
8:15 p.m. River City Improv Prince Conference Center Great Hall $10. Limited tickets at the door.
8:30–10 p.m. 45-Year Reunion post-reunion gathering Varnum (333 Bridge St. NW) $10. Register and pay at the door
More Don't miss Saturday and Sunday programming, too. Click on the tabs at the top.  

Saturday, October 18, 2014

When What Where Tickets?
9 a.m.–2 p.m. Homecoming and Family Weekend welcome station/ticket pickup Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex See more information for families here.
9:30–11 a.m. Climbing Wall for alumni, family and friends Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex SOLD OUT
10 a.m.–3 p.m. Wind Ensemble Caramel Apple Sale (and chocolate-covered pretzels) Covenant Fine Arts Center Art West Lobby Proceeds help support their 2016 international tour.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Art Faculty Exhibition and exhibit featuring local alumni Covenant Fine Arts Center Art Gallery Free!
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Morren Fitness Center open Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Pass required (limited number available); pick up at the welcome station in lobby. Must be at least 16 years old.
10 a.m.–4 p.m Family activities at the Bunker Interpretive Center Bunker Interpretive Center Ecosystem Preserve Free!
10 a.m.–5 p.m. Open swim Venema Aquatic Center Aquatic locker room available.
10 a.m.–5 p.m. Campus Store sale - 15% off select items Campus Store  
10 a.m. President's Town Hall meeting with Dr. Michael Le Roy Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall Don't miss this opportunity to hear from Dr. Le Roy!
11 a.m. Women's Rugby vs. Ferris State University North Field Free!
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Climbing Wall for alumni, family and friends Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex SOLD OUT
11:30 a.m. Gallery walk Covenant Fine Arts Center Art Gallery Free!
12 p.m. Ambassadors Luncheon Prince Conference Center Great Hall $15. REGISTER »
12:30–2 p.m. Climbing Wall for alumni, family and friends. Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex SOLD OUT
1 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor Free!
1–4 p.m. 10-Year Reunion open house and tours (if there's interest) Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Steen Conference Room Free!
1–5 p.m. Mega Menger Project sponsored by the Mathematics & Statistics department Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Free!
2 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor Free!
3 p.m. 7th Annual Lacrosse Alumni Game Lower east basin field Contact Joel Kamstra
3:30 p.m. K4L Bowl: Flag Football sponsored by K4L West Field Free!
4 p.m. 25-Year Reunion reception Prince Conference Center $10 reception only; $30 reception and dinner.
Register and pay at the door
4:45 p.m. 25-Year Reunion class picture Prince Conference Center  
5 p.m. 25-Year Reunion dinner Prince Conference Center $30 reception and dinner.
Register and pay at the door
5 p.m. K4L Bowl: Post-Game Pizza Party Commons Lawn Free!
5:30–8:30 p.m. Box Office open Covenant Fine Arts Center  
6:30 p.m. 25-Year Reunion dessert and coffee bar Prince Conference Center Included in dinner cost.
6:30 p.m. 10-Year Reunion strolling appetizer reception Inner City Christian Federation, 920 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids $20.
Register and pay at the door
6:30–7:15 p.m. Calvin Music Festival Spotlight Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium and Recital Hall Tickets are free but required.
(You may check at the box office before the event.)
7 p.m. Cardboard Canoe Race sponsored by Calvin's student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Weekend Programming Seminary Pond Free! (Check in at 6:30 p.m. Student teams should contact ASCE to register.)
7 p.m. Party at the Prez's sponsored by Weekend Programming: Pole vaulting (fierljeppen), pig roast, donuts, hot chocolate...and more! On the banks of the Seminary Pond Free!
(Read more about this cool event!)
7:30 p.m. Calvin Music Festival concert (see also 6:30 p.m.) Covenant Fine Arts Center auditorium Adults $15, Students $5.
Tickets online and at the door (one hour before show, if available)
7:30–11 p.m. Calvin Observatory open (weather permitting) Calvin Observatory Please use door from Commons Lawn into North Hall where it meets Science Bldg. Look for signs stating observatory open (clear skies).
8 p.m. 10-Year Reunion class picture    
8 p.m. Calvin Improv Gezon Auditorium $5. Limited tickets available.
9–10 p.m. Ice Cream Social Johnny's Coffee Shop Free!
10 p.m. Movie: Million Dollar Arm sponsored by the Student Activities Office Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium $2 (available at the door)
More Don't miss Sunday programming, too. Click on the tab at the top.  
       

Sunday, October 19, 2014

When What Where Tickets?
10:30 a.m. Living Our Faith Together (LOFT) worship service Covenant Fine Arts Center See more information for families here.
11:45 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Brunch Commons Dining Hall Pay (cash/check only) at door: adult $7, kids (12 & under) $4 (estimated price)