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Schedule - June 3-5, 2016

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Friday, June 3 Time Location Details
Golden Eagle Investiture
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
The BC Class of 1966, along with the Newton College Class of 1966, will be officially welcomed into BC’s Golden Eagle Society during this special pinning ceremony. Complimentary lunch and open bar for alumni plus one guest are included.
Alumni Welcome Dinner:
A Taste of Boston
6–9 p.m. Campus Green (rain site: McElroy Commons, Carney Dining Room) Join us for a Boston-themed dinner at the hub of the Heights. A cash bar will be available. $50 ($15 children 5–12).
Golden Eagle Concert
9–11 p.m. Gasson Hall, Room 100 The BC and Newton College classes of 1966 are invited to a special concert featuring the band Classic Trax. Bring your dancing shoes! A cash bar will be provided. 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 delights, served à la carte.

 

Saturday, June 4
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, Middle Campus (rain or shine) Start your day off right with a USATF certified 5K run through the Heights! Cost is $25 ($10 children 5-12).
AA Meeting 8:30–9:30 a.m. Fulton Hall, Room 220 A group of like-minded alumni will gather in support of one another.
Yoga Hour 9–10 a.m. Flynn Recreation Complex Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats.
Stained Glass Windows of Boston College 9–10:30 a.m. Bapst Library,
Gargan Hall
Join Christian Dupont, Burns librarian and associate university librarian for special collections, for a tour of the windows in Gargan Hall.
BC's Global Day of Service Eagles for Others Project 9:30 a.m. Registration; 10 a.m. Start time
Conte Forum Join fellow alumni in Conte Forum to pack meals for those in need. Families are welcome to attend, and we recommend you register early as space is limited. $15 ($5 children 5–12).
Sixth Annual Veterans’ Reunion Reception 10–11:30 a.m. Burns Library Lawn (rain site: Gasson 100) Join BC’s men and women in service for a gathering hosted by the BC Veterans Alumni Network. Col Dan Arkins '81 will be the keynote speaker. A light breakfast will be served.
Class of 1966 Lynch School of Education Luncheon 12–1:30 p.m. McElroy Commons, Faculty Dining Room Join your fellow 1966 classmates from the school of education in an intimate luncheon where you can catch up and reminisce. Cost is $25.
Class of 1966 Connell School of Nursing Luncheon 12–1:30 p.m. Higgins Atrium Join your fellow 1966 classmates from the school of nursing in an intimate luncheon where you can catch up and reminisce. Cost is $25.
Alumni Reunion Barbecue
12–2:30 p.m. Campus Green (Rain site: Flynn Recreation Complex)
Enjoy an outdoor festival featuring food fresh off the grill and fun for the whole family. A cash bar will be available. Cost is $25 ($15 children 5-12).
5th and 10th Barbecue 12–2:30 p.m. Bapst Lawn (Rain site: Flynn Recreation Complex) Members of the classes of 2006 and 2011 should 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, Room 195 South Join us for “What Does It All Mean? Election 2016.” Participate in a conversation with Boston College political science professors, who will share their expertise on the American political scene and answer questions surrounding this important race.
Connell School of Nursing Reunion and Kelleher Award Ceremony 1:30–3:30 p.m. Higgins Hall,
Room 300 and Atrium
Dean Susan Gennaro will present the eighth annual Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award to Darlene Hinojosa ’86, a colonel in the Army Reserve Nurse Corps and family nurse practitioner at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Col. Hinojosa will then take part in a discussion. A reception will follow.
Flight Path: BC Athletics–Past, Present, and Future 2–3 p.m. Yawkey Athletics Center, Murray Room Join Brad Bates, director of athletics, and Ben Birnbaum, editor of Boston College Magazine and co-author of The Heights: An Illustrated History of Boston College, 1863-2013 (2014), for a presentation on the iconic moments that stand out in BC athletics history and a conversation about what the future holds for our Eagles.
Alumni Reunion Mass 4–5 p.m. St. Ignatius Church (LOCATION CHANGE) Attend a special alumni Mass celebrated by University President William P. Leahy, S.J., and members of the Jesuit community.

 

Class Parties
All parties will be held on Saturday, June 4th
Time Location Details
Class of 1956: 60th Anniversary Party 1-3:30 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center $25 - Open bar with full dinner.
Class of 1961: 55th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center
$55 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1966: 50th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. McElroy Commons, Carney Dining Room Join classmates at the highlight of reunion weekend for dinner and dancing. Complimentary dinner and open bar for alumni plus one guest.
Class of 1971: 45th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Gasson 100 $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1976: 40th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. 2101 Commonwealth Avenue $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1981: 35th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Yawkey Athletics Center,
Murray Room
$75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1986: 30th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Corcoran Commons $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1991: 25th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Campus Green (rain site: Power Gym, Conte Forum) $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1996: 20th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Bapst Lawn (rain site: Conte Forum) $50 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
Class of 2001: 15th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. McElroy Commons, Eagles Nest   $50 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
Class of 2006: 10th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Lyons Dining Hall $50 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
Class of 2011: 5th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Mods $35 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

 

Sunday, June 5
Time Location Details
Reunion Jazz Brunch 9–11:30 a.m. 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton Campus 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 Schedule - June 3-5, 2016


Friday, June 3 Time Location Details
Golden Anniversary Investiture Luncheon 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
Be honored for your five decades as Newton College alumnae alongside BC’s Class of 1966 at this special pinning ceremony. A complimentary luncheon and an open bar for alumnae plus one guest are included.
Newton College "House Party" 6–8 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (rain site: Stuart Hall)
All Newton College alumnae are invited to this “house party,” where the Class of 1966 will be guests of honor as they celebrate their Golden Anniversary. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided. Cost is $30.
Golden Eagle Concert 9–11 p.m. McElroy Commons, Carney Dining Room The BC and Newton College classes of 1966 are invited to a special concert featuring the band Classic Trax. Bring your dancing shoes! A cash bar will be provided. Cost is $15.

 

Saturday, June 4
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
Start your day off right with a USATF-certified 5K run through the Heights! Cost is $25 ($10 children 5-12).
AA Meeting 8:30–9:30 a.m. Fulton Hall, Room 220 A group of like-minded alumni will gather in support of one another.
Class of 1966 Coffee and Conversation 9 a.m.–noon 825 Centre Street Join members of the Class of 1966 for breakout roundtable conversations, coordinated by members of the class, on topics that matter, including reinventing yourself in your 70s, discerning your spirituality, and dealing with physical aging. These conversations are always a highlight of the reunion experience! Coffee will be served at 9 a.m., and the program will start promptly at 9:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be provided.
Class of 1961 Conversation: Looking Back/Moving Forward 9:30 a.m.–noon
Barat House Join your classmates to reconnect, get caught up with each other’s lives, and look to the future together. Light refreshments will be provided.
Class of 1971 Conversation: Reboot, Reinvent, Rediscover 10 a.m.–noon
Stuart Hall, Room 308
You may be in the midst of an important life-stage transition right now as you look toward some form of retirement. The emotional and psychological aspects of stepping away from a full-time occupation or career can be daunting. With that in mind, a facilitated discussion has been planned, where you can hear from others, and share your own stories, about the retirement adventure so far–whether good, bad, hilarious, or frustrating. Light refreshments will be provided.
Tea Party Luncheon 12–2 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (Rain site: Stuart Dining Room) This special luncheon will bring back memories of social events from your Newton College days. Cost is $30.

 

Class Parties
All parties will be held on Saturday, June 4
Time Location Details
Class of 1961: 55th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Newton Campus $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1966: 50th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Newton Campus Complimentary for alumnae plus one guest each. Dinner and open bar.
Class of 1971: 45th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Newton Campus $75 - Dinner and cash bar.

 

Sunday, June 5
Time Location Details
Alumnae Mass 10–11 a.m. Trinity Chapel Attend this special alumnae Mass in honor of all deceased Newton College alumnae. Barbara Rogers, RSCJ, will offer a reflection.
Garden Party Brunch
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Note change due to weather:
Stuart Hall, Dining Room
Wrap up Reunion Weekend in style with a delicious Sunday brunch, complete with live music and good friends. Alumnae from the local area and all class years are also welcome to attend. Cost is $35.
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