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Friday, May 29 Time Location Details
Golden Eagle Investiture Luncheon
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
The Class of 1965 will be officially welcomed into BC’s Golden Eagle Society during this special pinning ceremony.
Alumni Welcome: A Taste of Boston 6–9 p.m. Campus Green (Rain site: McElroy Commons, Carney Dining Room)
Reacquaint yourself with the campus you once called home during this Boston-themed dinner held at the hub of the Heights. Dinner and a cash bar will be available. Cost is $50 ($15 children 5-12).
Golden Eagle Concert and Dancing
8–10 p.m. Gasson 100 The Class of 1965 is invited to a special concert. Bring your dancing shoes! A cash bar will be available. Cost is $15.
Late Night 11:30 p.m.–2 a.m. Corcoran Commons Wrap-up the first night of Reunion with some classic BC grub, served a la carte

 

Saturday, May 30
Time Location Details
Alumni 5K Fun Run
7:30 a.m. Registration; 8:30 a.m. Start Start and finish lines
located on Linden Lane
Forget just taking a walk down memory lane—lace up your sneakers for a USATF-certified 5K run through the Heights; open to all BC alumni, families, and friends! Cost is $25 ($10 children 5-12).
AA Meeting 8:30–9:30 a.m. Fulton Hall, Room 220 A group of like-minded Eagles will gather in support of each other. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is not required.
Yoga Hour 9–10 a.m. Flynn Recreation Complex Start your Saturday off right with an hour-long yoga session. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats.
Stained Glass Windows of Boston College 10–11:30 a.m. Bapst Library,
Gargan Hall
Boston College boasts a remarkable range of stained-glass windows designed in the first half of the 20th century. Join Patricia DeLeeuw, vice provost for faculties at Boston College and contributor to the book Transforming Light: The Stained-Glass Windows of Boston College, for a tour of these windows in Gargan Hall.
BC's Global Day of Service Eagles for Others Project
9:30 a.m. Registration; 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Service Project
Conte Forum The tremendously popular Eagles for Others service project is coming to Reunion Weekend! Join fellow alumni in Conte to pack meals for those most in need. Families are welcome to attend, and we recommend you register early as space is limited. The cost is $15 ($5 children 5-12) and will help offset the cost of the meals we'll be packing.
Fifth Annual Veterans’ Reunion Reception 10–11:30 a.m. Burns Library Lawn (Rain site: Gasson 100) Honor the commitment and bravery of BC's men and women in service during this special celebration. Hosted by the BC Veterans Alumni Network.
Alumni Reunion Barbecue
12–2:30 p.m. Campus Green (Rain site: Flynn Recreation Complex)
Bring your appetite to this outdoor festival, featuring food fresh off the grill and fun for the whole family. Cost is $25 ($15 children 5-12).
BC GOLD Barbecue
12–2:30 p.m. Bapst Lawn (Rain site: Flynn Recreation Complex) Bring your appetite to this outdoor festival, featuring food fresh off the grill, music, and lawn games. Cost is $25 ($15 children 5-12).
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Reception 1:30–3 p.m. Stokes Hall Please join faculty members from the science departments for "Growth Cones, Frog Brains, and the Future of Science at BC." Laura Anne Lowery, associate professor of biology, will share how her study of frog brains and their development impacts our understanding of neurological disorders, birth defects, and even cancer. Laura Anne will also speak about new developments in the way the sciences are being taught at Boston College.

Connell School of Nursing Reunion and Kelleher Award Ceremony 1:30–3 p.m. Higgins Hall,
Room 300 and Atrium
Dean Susan Gennaro will present the seventh annual Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award to Cecilia McVey ’72, associate director of nursing and patient services at the VA Boston Healthcare System. McVey will then take part in a panel discussion. A reception and tour of the Connell School’s new home in Maloney Hall will follow.
Inside BC Athletics 1:30–3 p.m. Yawkey Athletics Center Get an insider's view of our Eagles’ sports domain during this panel discussion with representatives of BC Athletics, including Director of Athletics Brad Bates, head men's basketball coach Jim Christian; head men's ice hockey coach Jerry York '67, MEd'70, CAES'73; assistant football coach Alvin Washington; women's basketball player Alexa Coulombe '16, and women's soccer player Colby Woeltz '16.
Alumni Reunion Mass 4–5 p.m. Conte Forum Attend a special alumni Mass with University President William P. Leahy, S.J., serving as the celebrant.

 

Class Parties
All parties will be held Saturday, May 30
Time Location Details
Class of 1955: 60th Anniversary Luncheon 1–3:30 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center
Free - Lunch will be served; open bar.
Class of 1960: 55th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center
$50 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1965: 50th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. McElroy Commons,
Main Dining Room
Free - Dinner will be served; open bar.
Class of 1970: 45th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Gasson 100 $70 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1975: 40th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Bapst Library,
Gargan Hall
$75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1980: 35th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Yawkey Athletics Center,
Murray Room
$75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1985: 30th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Corcoran Commons $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1990: 25th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Campus Green (rain site: Power Gym, Conte Forum) $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1995: 20th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Bapst Lawn (rain site: Conte Arena) $50 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.
Class of 2000: 15th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Eagles Nest $50 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.
Class of 2005: 10th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Lyons Dining Hall $50 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.
Class of 2010: 5th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. The Mods (Rain site: Flynn Recreation Complex)
$35 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.

 

Sunday, May 31
Time Location Details
Reunion Jazz Brunch
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center Wrap up Reunion Weekend in style with a delicious Sunday brunch, complete with a live jazz band. Cost is $35 ($15 children 5-12).


Newton College Events

Friday, May 29 Time Location Details
Golden Anniversary Investiture Luncheon
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
The Class of 1965 will be officially welcomed into BC’s Golden Eagle Society during this special pinning ceremony.
Alumni Welcome Dinner: A Taste of Boston 6–9 p.m. Campus Green (Rain site: Conte Forum)
Reacquaint yourself with the campus you once called home during this Boston-themed dinner held at the hub of the Heights. Dinner and a cash bar will be available. Cost is $50 ($15 children 5-12).
Golden Anniversary Concert and Dancing 8–10 p.m. Gasson 100 The Class of 1965 is invited to a special concert. Bring your dancing shoes! A cash bar will be available. Cost is $15.

 

Saturday, May 30
Time Location Details
Alumni 5K Fun Run
7:30 a.m. Registration; 8:30 a.m. start time Start and finish lines
located on Linden Lane
Forget just taking a walk down memory lane—lace up your sneakers for a USATF-certified 5K run through the Heights; open to all BC alumni, families, and friends! Cost is $25 ($10 children 5-12).
AA Meeting 8:30–9:30 a.m. Fulton Hall, Room 220 A group of like-minded Eagles will gather in support of each other. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is not required.
Yoga Hour 9–10 a.m. Fynn Recreation Complex Start your Saturday off right with an hour-long yoga session. Participants should bring their own yoga mat.
Dress for Success Service Opportunity 9 a.m.–12 p.m.; 2–7 p.m.
Barat House Dress for Success is a an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and the career development tools to help them thrive in work and life. Donations may include: current season, clean, work-appropriate, and in good, nearly new, condition clothing, jewelry, closed-toe shoes, and handbags. We ask that the clothing be on hangers.
Newton College Conversation and Reflection 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Stuart Hall,
East Wing
Join fellow Newton College Reunion celebrants for an interactive program with the inaugural NC Alumnae Chair or Western Culture, Professor Judith Wilt.
Garden Party Luncheon
12–2 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (Rain site: Stuart Dining Room) Members of the classes of 1965, 1970, and 1975 are invited to reminisce and reconnect with classmates and friends during this luncheon featuring live music. Cost is $30.
 

 

Class Parties
All parties will be held Saturday, May 30
Time Location Details
Class of 1955 and 1960: 55th and 60th Anniversary Luncheon 12–2 p.m. Barat House $50 - Lunch will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1965: 50th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. 825 Centre Street Free - Dinner will be served; open bar.
Class of 1970: 45th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Barat House $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1975: 40th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (Rain site: Stuart Dining Room) $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
 

 

Sunday, May 31
Time Location Details
Alumnae Mass 10–11 a.m. Trinity Chapel Attend a special alumnae Mass at the spiritual cornerstone of Newton College.
Reunion Jazz Brunch
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (Rain site: Stuart Dining Room)
Wrap up Reunion Weekend in style with a delicious Sunday brunch, complete with a live jazz band. Cost is $35.
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