2015 HFC Event Schedule

Below is the Homecoming & Family Celebration and Reunion Weekend event schedule for 2015.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Weekend Check-in
4-6 p.m.
Location: TBD

Evening of Connections Dinner
6 p.m.
Invitation Only

Pres. Birx hosts donors, student scholarship award recipients, and invited family members at the annual dinner honoring philanthropy and achievement.

7 p.m.
Studio Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts
Purchase tickets online here.

Family-friendly film
Sponsored by PACE and P.A.W.
8 p.m.
HUB Hage Room

Saturday, October 3, 2015

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ice Arena and Savage Welcome Center

Get an updated event schedule, pick up your pre-purchased event tickets, and grab some Plymouth State swag.

Foley 5K Footrace
9:30 a.m. Race Start
Registration at 9 a.m.
Alumni Green,
Across from Hartman Union Building

Join the fun and make the run! Registration begins at 9 a.m. T-shirts to the first 50 runners who pre-register online and participate and run.  Day-of registration is available.  Free.

Bradford Manor, Class of ’75, ’76, ’77 Kick-off Brunch
10 a.m.
Bradford Room, Centre Lodge

Coffee with the President
A reception for first-year parents
10 a.m.
Invitation only

This special, invitation-only reception brings parents of PSU first-year students together with other parents and to meet PSU’s 15th President, Don Birx.

Harvest Festival
11 a.m.–3 p.m.
South side of Currier Field

Swing by the Currier Field from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for food, music, t-shirts, psychic readings, photo fun, giant inflatable slides, cornhole tournaments and more! We will also be showcasing the new ALLWell North building as well as introducing the new president. Students can use their meal plan to eat, guests can purchase food tickets in advance online and at the Festival.

Alumni Tent at the Football Game
Noon through half-time
Southwest side of Currier Field

Come on down and use this as the place to meet your friends.  Take a group photos to capture the memories, and share your Plymouth State story in our video booth.  Plymouth State Alumni Association and Friends of Plymouth State Football host.

Volleyball vs Salem & WPI
Noon and 3 p.m.
Foley Gymnasium

Football vs. Westfield State
1 p.m.
Currier Field

Purchase tickets in advance online or at the game.  Free admission for current students with valid PSU I.D.

2 p.m.
Studio Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts
Purchase tickets online here.

Women’s Soccer vs USM
2:30 p.m.
Panther Field

Reception for Plymouth State Art Alumni and Students
Featuring a sneak peek at the exhibit: “PSU, James Fortune ’66 and the Legacy: Nurturing Teaching Artists”
Light refreshments served
4-6 p.m.
Karl Drerup Art Gallery

Reunion Celebration and Alumni Recognition Awards
5:30 p.m. – Cocktail hour
6:30 p.m. – Reunion Celebration and Alumni Recognition Awards
7 p.m. – Music, dancing, food, and libations
Savage Welcome Center, Ice Arena

HUB 20th Anniversary Celebration
Inviting student life alumni (OLs, Student Gov’t, Student Org Leaders, etc)
Time and location TBD

The Hypnosis of Michael C. Anthony
8:30 p.m.
Hanaway Theater, Silver Center for the Arts
Purchase tickets online here.

Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team
8 p.m.
HUB Courtroom (TBD)
Free for students with valid PSU ID and children under 10, all others $10

The Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team is a professional gymnastics troupe consisting of talented your men and boys from the Chicagoland area.

Semi-finalists on “America’s Got Talent”, the Chicago Boyz enthrall their audiences with amazing acrobatic students and tricks inside twirling jump ropes, catapulting off min trampolines, and thundering tumbling routines with impeccable timing!

Sunday, October 4, 2015

35th Annual Barbara Dearborn ’60 Golf Classic
10 a.m.
Canterbury Woods Country Club, Canterbury, NH

A great tournament honoring golf enthusiast, math professor, and artist Barbara Dearborn ’60 that raises money to support student scholarships. Plymouth State swag for all participants, prizes for lowest score, longest drive, and closest to the pin, as well as hole-in-one and putting contests. Includes continental breakfast, bag lunch, and award ceremony barbecue. Hosted by the Plymouth State Alumni Association.

Check-in and breakfast at 9 a.m.
Shotgun start at 10 a.m.
Pre-registration required.

2 p.m.
Studio Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts
Purchase tickets online here.