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Schedule - MANY EVENTS STILL TENTATIVE FOR 2014

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Friday, October 17, 2014 | see schedule + map (pending)

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. Pick up at welcome station in lobby by 5 p.m. Friday.
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)Various Please note closed classes (.pdf).
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.
9 a.m.–9 p.m. Box Office openCovenant Fine Arts Center  
9 a.m.–9 p.m. Art exhibit featuring alumni sculptureCovenant Fine Arts Center Art Gallery  
10–10:20 a.m. Songfest chapel Chapel  
12:30–3:30 p.m. Science div. Student Research Poster Fair De Vries Hall Atrium  
1:30 p.m. Alumni Art Conversation moderated by Adam Wolpa, assoc. prof. of art/art history Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall  
2:30 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor  
3:30 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor  
3:30 p.m. 45-Year Reunion reception Prince Conference Center  
4–6 p.m. Climbing for alumni, family and friends. Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Thanks! We are full!
4:30 p.m 45-Year Reunion class picture Prince Conference Center  
5 p.m. 45-Year Reunion dinner Prince Conference Center Please call (616) 526-6507 with any questions about reunions.
5:30 p.m. Family Weekend Tailgate Huizenga Tennis and Track Center Thank you! We are full at 500!
5:30–7 p.m. Morren Fitness Center open (also Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.) Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Pass required. Pick up at welcome station in lobby by 5 p.m. Friday.
6–9 p.m. Open swim Venema Aquatic Center  
6–8 p.m. Alumni artists exhibition "EX X AXIS ¡© Alumni Sculpture" reception Covenant Fine Arts Center west lobby Please stop by, all are welcome!
6:30–7:15 p.m. Calvin Music Festival Spotlight Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium and Recital Hall

Tickets are free but required. Check at the box office before the event.

7 p.m. Buck Fridays: Party at the Prez's
See event poster (.pdf)
Seminary Pond Families invited. $1/person
Get s'mores in between events!
7 p.m. Cardboard Canoe Race sponsored by Calvin's student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers and K4L Seminary Pond Pizza: $1 after the race. Get s'mores in between events!
See event poster (.pdf)
7 p.m. Volleyball vs. St. Mary's Van Noord Arena  
7 p.m. Hockey vs. Ball State
See also Hockey; Hockey Alumni; and Alumni Game pages
Eagles Ice Center Tickets at door; no charge for hockey alumni/families. $5 gen'l admission; $3 - 12 & under.
7 p.m. Nurses Reunion Registration and Dinner Reception DeVos Center Atrium  
7 p.m. 45-Year Reunion coffee and conversation Prince Conference Center  
7:30 p.m Calvin Music Festival concert (see also 6:30 p.m.) Covenant Fine Arts Center auditorium Tickets available through box office.
$15 adult, $5 child/student
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. Nurses Reunion Welcome Address Bytwerk Theater  
8 p.m. Student Improv (parents and family only) Gezon Auditorium $5
8:15 p.m. River City Improv Prince Conference Center Great Hall $10
10 p.m. Buck Fridays: "Despicable Me 2" movie Covenant Fine Arts Center $1, payable at the door
See event poster (.pdf)
10 p.m. Buck Fridays: Senior Only Sleep-Out
DeWit Front Lawn See event poster (.pdf)

Saturday, October 18, 2014 | see schedule + map (.pdf)

8 a.m. Nurses Reunion Registration and Morning Refreshments Science Building  
9 a.m. Nurses Reunion Keynote Address Science Building  
9 a.m. German Interim Abroad 40th Anniversary Celebration breakfast reception Commons Annex Lecture Hall Contact Corey Roberts with questions.
9–10:30 a.m. Open swim Venema Aquatic Center  
9–10:30 a.m. Climbing for alumni, family and friends. Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Thanks! We are full!
9 a.m.–3 p.m. Homecoming and Family Weekend welcome station/ticket pickup Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex  
9 a.m.–9 p.m. Art exhibit featuring alumni sculpture Covenant Fine Arts Center Art Gallery  
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.
10 a.m.–4 p.m Family activities at the Bunker Interpretive Center, including nature art projects and scavenger hunt Bunker Interpretive Center Ecosystem Preserve  
10 a.m.–4 p.m Wind Ensemble Caramel Apple Sale; proceeds support musical mission tours Commons Lawn Inclement weather location: Covenant Fine Arts Center West Lobby
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!
10:30 a.m.–noon Climbing for alumni, family and friends. Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Thanks! We are full!
10:45 a.m. Nurses Reunion Continuing Education Sessions Science Building  
11:30 a.m. Gallery walk feat. alumni sculpture exhibition; with Joel Zwart, dir. of exhibitions Covenant Fine Arts Center Art Gallery  
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Campus lunch Knollcrest Dining Hall Pay (cash/check only) at door: adult $7, kids (12 & under) $4
12 p.m. 40-Year Reunion reception Prince Conference Center  
12 p.m. Women's soccer vs. St. Mary's Zuidema Soccer Field  
12–1:30 p.m. Climbing for alumni, family and friends. Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Thanks! We are full!
12:30 p.m. Nurses Reunion Luncheon Commons Dining Hall  
12:45 p.m. 40-Year Reunion class picture Prince Conference Center  
1 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor  
1 p.m. 40-Year Reunion luncheon Prince Conference Center Please call (616) 526-6507 with any questions about reunions.
1 p.m. Swimming MIAA Relays Venema Aquatic Center  
1:45 p.m. Nurses Reunion Tours Science Building  
2 p.m. Dice Mineralogical Museum tour North Hall, 1st floor  
2:30 p.m. Nurses Reunion Focus Group Discussions Science Building  
2:30 p.m. Men's soccer vs. Trine Zuidema Soccer Field  
2:45 p.m. 40-Year Reunion trolley tour of campus led by faculty and staff classmates Prince Conference Center  
3:30 p.m. Nurses Reunion Closing Reception Science Building  
3:30 p.m. Alumni hockey game
See also Hockey and Hockey Alumni pages
Eagles Ice Center RSVP to Coach Petrusma 616-389-7210; d3hockey@calvin.edu
4:30 p.m. 10-Year Reunion trolley tour of campus Prince Conference Center  
4 p.m. Men's lacrosse vs. lacrosse alumni; cookout for alumni and friends to follow Lower field, near baseball field RSVP to Eric Kamstra
4 p.m. 25-Year Reunion reception Prince Conference Center  
4:45 p.m. 25-Year Reunion class picture Prince Conference Center  
5 p.m. 25-Year Reunion dinner Prince Conference Center Please call (616) 526-6507 with any questions about reunions.
5:30–8:30 p.m. Box Office open Covenant Fine Arts Center  
6:30 p.m. 25-Year Reunion dessert and coffee bar hosted by classmates Prince Conference Center  
6:30 p.m. 10-Year Reunion strolling appetizer reception Inner City Christian Federation, 920 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids Please call (616) 526-6507 with any questions about reunions.
6:30–7:15 p.m. Calvin Music Festival Spotlight Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium and Recital Hall Tickets are free but required. Check at the box office before the event.
7 p.m. Student Activities Office & Video Game Enclave present: "Bioshock Infinite: A Video Playthrough" and discussion Commons Lecture Hall There is no charge for this event.
7:30 p.m. Calvin Music Festival concert (see also 6:30 p.m.) Covenant Fine Arts Center auditorium Tickets available through box office.
$15 adult, $5 child/student
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).
7:33 p.m. Kings of Summer movie (R) and River City Improv; both feat. Marc Evan Jackson '92 Ladies Literary Club, 61 Sheldon Blvd. SE Box office (or at door)
$10
8 p.m. 10-Year Reunion class picture and after party Inner City Christian Federation, 920 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids  
8 p.m. SAO Movie: Kings of Summer featuring Marc Evan Jackson '92 Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall Tickets available at door.
$2
8 p.m. Student Improv Gezon Auditorium $5
8:30 p.m. Hockey vs. Redeemer University
See also Hockey; Hockey Alumni; and Alumni Game pages
Eagles Ice Center Tickets at door; no charge for hockey alumni/families. $5 gen'l admission; $3 - 12 & under.
9–10 p.m. Ice Cream Social Johnny's Coffee Shop There is no charge - please stop by!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

10:30 a.m. Living Our Faith Together (LOFT) worship service Covenant Fine Arts Center  
11:45 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Brunch Commons Dining Hall Pay (cash/check only) at door: adult $7, kids (12 & under) $4