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Event Schedule June 2-4, 2017

Events appear in chronological order, please scroll for the complete list.

Friday, June 2 Time Location Details
Golden Eagle Investiture 11 a.m.–2 p.m.    McElroy Commons, Carney Dining Room The BC Class of 1967, along with the Newton College Class of 1967, 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.
"Oh What a Night" Broadway Comes to the Heights! 50th Reunion Dinner and Concert 6–10 p.m.   Corcoran Commons /Robsham Theater The Golden Anniversary classes from BC and Newton College are invited to an exclusive evening of entertainment. A dinner just for the Class of 1967 will be followed by a private performance from Under the Streetlamp, featuring recent cast members from the Broadway sensation Jersey Boys along with other special musical guests sharing classic hits from the 1960s. Cost is $75.
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. Cost is $50 ($15 children 5–12)
Woods College of Advancing Studies Reunion Weekend Reception 6–8 p.m. St. Mary's Lawn (rain site: St. Mary's Hall) Join the Woods College Alumni Council for a reception. Woods College graduates from all class years are invited for hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Cost is $30. Separate registration is required for this event—sign up here.
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 3 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.
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.
Veterans’ Reunion Reception   9:30–11 a.m. Burns Library Lawn (rain site: Gasson 100) Honor the commitment and bravery of BC’s men and women in service for a gathering hosted by the BC Veterans Alumni Network. A light breakfast will be served. Cost is $10.
Yoga Hour   10–11 a.m. Flynn Recreation Complex Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats. 
Inside BC Athletics    11 a.m.–12 p.m. Yawkey Athletics Center, Murray Room Get an insider's view of our BC Eagles athletics programs during a discussion with women's hockey coach Katie Crowley and men's hockey coach Jerry York.
Alumni Reunion Barbecue 12–2:30 p.m. Bapst Lawn (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). 
GOLD BBQ 12–2:30 p.m. Campus Green (rain site: Conte Forum) Members of the classes of 2007, 2012, and 2016 should bring their appetites to this outdoor festival, featuring food fresh off the grill, music, and lawn games. Cost is $25 ($15 children 5–12).
Class of 1967 Connell School of Nursing Luncheon 12–1:30 p.m.    Higgins Hall, Atrium Join your fellow 1967 classmates from the school of nursing in an intimate luncheon where you can catch up and reminisce. Cost is $25.
Connell School of Nursing Reunion and Kelleher Award Ceremony   1:30–3:30 p.m. Higgins Hall, Room 300 and Atrium Karen Daley, MS’04, PhD’10, past president of the American Nurses Association, will receive the 2017 Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award at the Connell School of Nursing reunion. Dean Susan Gennaro will present the honor, and Daley will take part in a discussion immediately after the presentation. A reception will follow
Film: An Academic Historian’s Perspective   1:30–3 p.m. Stokes Hall Join Associate Professor of History Lynn Lyerly for an engaging discussion about film and its role as witness to,​ and reflection of, the past​. ​View illuminating film clips, hear Professor Lyerly’s scholarly perspective, and share your own point of view as we delve into the fascinating relationship between film and history.   
Alumni Reunion Mass   4–5 p.m. Conte Forum 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 3
Time Location Details
Class of 1957: 60th Anniversary Luncheon 1-3:30 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center $50 - Lunch and cash bar.
Class of 1962: 55th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1967: 50th Reunion Party 6–10 p.m. McElroy Commons Join classmates at the highlight of Reunion Weekend for dinner and dancing. Complimentary dinner and open bar for alumni plus one guest are included.
Class of 1972: 45th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Gasson 100 $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1977: 40th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. University Conference Center,
Brighton Campus
$75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1982: 35th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. 2150 Commonwealth Avenue $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1987: 30th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Corcoran Commons $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1992: 25th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Campus Green (rain site: Eagle's Nest, McElroy Commons) $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1997: 20th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Bapst Lawn (rain site: Power Gym, Conte Forum) $50 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
Class of 2002: 15th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Yawkey Athletics Center, Murray Room $50 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
Class of 2007: 10th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. O'Neill Plaza (rain site: Conte Forum) $50 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
Class of 2012: 5th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Mods (rain site: Rec Plex) $35 - Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

 

Sunday, June 4 Time Location Details
Reunion Jazz Brunch  9–11:30 a.m.  University Conference Center, Brighton Campus Wrap up Reunion Weekend in style with
a delicious brunch, complete with a live jazz band. Tours will also be available at the adjacent McMullen Museum of Art. Cost is $35 ($15 children 5–12).
Newton College Event Schedule June 2-4, 2017


Friday, June 2 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 1967 at this special pinning ceremony. A complimentary luncheon and an open bar for alumnae plus one guest are included.
Newton College Class of 1967 McMullen Museum Tour  2:30–3:30 p.m. McMullen Museum, Brighton Campus The 50th reunion class is invited to a private, docent-led tour of the new McMullen Museum of Art. Join classmates for this opportunity to see the current exhibit, Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic. 
Alumni Welcome Dinner: A Taste of Boston 6–9 p.m. Campus Green (rain site: McElroy Commons, Carney Dining Room) Join BC alumni at the Heights for a Boston-themed dinner. A cash bar will be available. Cost is $50.
"Oh What a Night" Broadway Comes to the Heights! 50th Reunion Dinner and Concert  6–10 p.m. Corcoran Commons /Robsham Theater The Golden Anniversary classes from BC and Newton College are invited to an exclusive evening of entertainment. A dinner just for the Class of 1967 will be followed by a private performance from Under the Streetlamp, featuring recent cast members from the Broadway sensation Jersey Boys along with other special musical guests sharing classic hits from the 1960s. Cost is $75.
Saturday, June 3 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 1962 conversation: Looking Back  / Moving Forward 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Stuart House Join a discussion facilitated by fellow classmates Judy Davin Knotts and Barbara Fortunato Hurley to reconnect, get caught up with each other's lives, and look to the future together. Light refreshments will be provided.
Class of 1967 Conversation with Professor Catherine Cornille 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Stuart House Join Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture, Professor Catherine Cornille, for a discussion with your fellow 50th reunion classmates. Light refreshments will be provided.
Class of 1972 Conversation: From the '60s to Our 60s 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Stuart House "It was the dawning of a new age for all of us." This class discussion will explore the travels and adventures that could not possibly have been foreseen for members of the Class of '72. Light refreshments will be provided.
Tea Party Luncheon 12–2 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (rain site: Stuart House) This special luncheon will bring back memories of social events from your Newton College days. Cost is $35.
Class of 1972 Private Tour of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway 3 - 5 p.m Please register at the class facebook page and you will receive instructions about where to meet. Newton College '72 alumnae are invited to a private tour of the renowned Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, a rooftop garden above a highway tunnel. Come see the horticulture, public art, fountains, carousel, historical sites and other attractions which replace the expressway and connect downtown Boston to its harbor.
Event fee: No charge to attend this tour, but pre-registration on the class facebook page is required and a donation to the Greenway appreciated.
Class Parties
All parties will be held on Saturday, June 3
Time Location Details
Class of 1962: 55th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. 825 Centre Street $75 - Dinner and cash bar.
Class of 1967: 50th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (rain site:Stuart House) Complimentary for alumnae plus one guest each - Dinner and open bar.
Class of 1972: 45th Anniversary Party 6–9:30 p.m. Algonquin Club $75 - Dinner and cash bar.

 

Sunday, June 4 Time Location Details
Alumnae Mass 10–11 a.m. Trinity Chapel Attend this special alumnae Mass in honor of all deceased Newton College alumnae.  
Garden Party Brunch
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn (rain site: Stuart House) 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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