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Schedule: 2014 Homecoming

Friday, October 17, 2014

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 Campus Store  
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Visit classes: See open classes by time | by department (.pdf) Please note closed classes (.pdf). PENDING 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 & McGregor 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 »
4–6 p.m. Climbing Wall open for alumni, family and friends. Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Sign-up by emailing parents@calvin.edu. Waiver required (pending). Aquatic locker room available.
4:45 p.m 45-Year Reunion class picture Prince Conference Center  
5 p.m. 45-Year Reunion dinner Prince Conference Center $30. REGISTER »
5:30 p.m. Family Weekend Tailgate Huizenga Tennis and Track Center Adults $10, Children (12 & under) $5, Calvin students free with name/ID number. REGISTER »
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.
6:30–7:15 p.m. Calvin Music Festival Spotlight Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium and Recital Hall Tickets are free but required. REGISTER »
(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. REGISTER »
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. Student Improv (parents and family only) Gezon Auditorium $5. REGISTER »
8:15 p.m. River City Improv Prince Conference Center Great Hall $10. REGISTER »
8:30–10 p.m. 45-Year Reunion post-reunion gathering Varnum (333 Bridge St. NW) $10. REGISTER »

Saturday, October 18, 2014

When What Where Tickets?
9 a.m.–3 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 Sign-up by emailing parents@calvin.edu. Waiver required (pending). Aquatic locker room available.
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 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.–12:30 p.m. Climbing Wall for alumni, family and friends Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Sign-up by emailing parents@calvin.edu. Waiver required (pending). Aquatic locker room available.
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 Sign-up by emailing parents@calvin.edu. Waiver required (pending). Aquatic locker room available.
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!
2 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor Free!
3:30 p.m. K4L Bowl: Flag Football West Field Free!
4 p.m. 25-Year Reunion reception Prince Conference Center $10 reception only; $30 reception and dinner. REGISTER »
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 »
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. Cardboard Canoe Race sponsored by Calvin's student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers and K4L Seminary Pond Free! (Check in at 6 p.m. Student teams should contact ASCE to register.)
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 »
6:30–7:15 p.m. Calvin Music Festival Spotlight Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium and Recital Hall Tickets are free but required. REGISTER »
(You may check at the box office before the event.)
7:30 p.m. Party at the Prez's sponsored by Weekend Programming: Pole vaulting, bonfires, s'mores...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. REGISTER »
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. Student Improv Gezon Auditorium $5. REGISTER »
9–10 p.m. Ice Cream Social Johnny's Coffee Shop Free!
10 p.m. Movie: TBA Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium $2 (available at the door)

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)