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Saturday October 18th Programming:

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All Day Art Crawl All around Campus

As a new addition to homecoming this year, the Art Crawl is striving to embrace the many different facets of Art on campus. Throughout the day travel around to the different art hubs to take a look at what all the faculties and organizations are up to! At the end of it all join us at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts! More information and a site map will be posted online shortly - stay tuned.

8:00 AM - 12:00 noon

Welcome Home! Alumni Meet & Greet

Grant Hall (43 University Avenue)

Kick off your Homecoming Weekend by visiting Grant Hall any time between 8:00 AM- 12:00 noon  on Saturday! Check in at the  registration tables and pick up your reunion pin and any tickets for activities  throughout the weekend that you've registered for here on this site, such as football tickets.

**PLEASE NOTE: ALTHOUGH GRANT HALL WILL BE OPEN UNTIL NOON ON SATURDAY, PRE-ORDERED FOOTBALL TICKETS MUST BE PICKED UP IN GRANT HALL NO LATER THAN 10:30 AM**

Representatives from Athletics, Queen's Archives, student clubs and groups, and more will be there to welcome you home to Queen's! If you cannot attend Alumni Meet & Greet on Saturday, you can choose the Friday morning option. 

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Health Sciences - Continuing Professional Development Symposium

School of Medicine Building; David M.C. Walker Atrium

For more information on this Symposium, contact the Continuing Professional Development office at 613-533-2540.
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM Alumni Tours

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts (390 King St W)

The Isabel will be offering guided tours to interested Alumni.

There will be 2 tours running simultaneously during each time slot and a 15 guest limit for each tour. Each tour lasts between 30 minutes to 45 minutes. Tours start at the front entrance near the box office. Guests with any concern or accommodation needs can contact  ibcpa.outreach@queensu.ca .

Register for tours here! 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Fencing Alumni Reception Duncan Arthur Gym Join current and former fencing athletes for training and bouting. For more information contact Coach Hugh Munby at munbyh@queensu.ca.
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM School of Music - Meet & Greet Harrison-LeCaine Hall; Foyer  Come visit with School of Music alumni, faculty, students and staff!

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Breakfast with Students

Leonard Hall Cafeteria (150 Queen's Crescent)

Join current students in Leonard Hall Cafeteria for a full buffet breakfast for $10. Purchase your tickets early through Homecoming Registration, as only a limited number will be available at the door!

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Engineering & Applied Sciences - Meet the Dean Tea Room - Beamish Munro Hall Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science Dean Kimberly Woodhouse invites Engineering & Applied Science alumni and their guests to drop by the Tea Room for a pre-game social. Refreshments and light fare served. Meet current engineering students showcasing their club/team initiatives! Department Open Houses will begin at 10:45 - student tour guides will be the hosts for alumni to visit their department.
10:00 AM - 12:00 noon Spirit Corner Outside Grant Hall

Looking for somewhere to rally your Tricolour Spirit before the big game? Join students and alumni at Spirit Corner in your best Queen’s wear to gear up in tricolour paint and take photos with Superfan! Don’t miss out on the chance to capture your Homecoming memories with a Tricolour photo shoot hosted by the Queen's Student Alumni Association (QSAA).

10:00 AM -12:00 noon Queen's School of Business - Alumni Brunch Goodes Hall (143 Union St)

QSB’s Annual Alumni Reunion Brunch at Goodes Hall is a great opportunity to catch up with classmates and learn more about what’s happening at your School. This year we will be offering tours of Goodes Hall, including the new 75,000 square foot west wing expansion.

 

Class photos will be taken at the event as well.

10:00 AM - 12:00 noon Faculty of Law - Continental Breakfast and Student-guided Tours MacDonald Hall; Atrium Dean Flanagan invites Law alumni and their guests to drop by Macdonald Hall on Saturday morning to enjoy a continental breakfast, meet current Law students, and see the upgrades and changes to their Law school. Casual dress.
10:00 AM - 12:00 noon  School of Nursing - Homecoming Open House School of Nursing Building The School of Nursing will be holding an Open House for all Nursing alumni with the opportunity to tour the Nursing Simulation laboratory. 
10:00 AM - 12:00 noon School of Rehabilitation Therapy Homecoming Brunch Donald Gordon Centre (421 Union Street) The School of Rehabilitation Therapy will be hosting a Homecoming Brunch prior to the football game. The Distinguished Alumni Awards will be presented at the brunch as well.
10:00 AM - 12:00 noon Department of Chemistry Homecoming Reception Chernoff Hall (90 Bader Lane); Room 117

Join current students and alumni to honour Dr. Ken Russell, who has for 60 years been a colleague, mentor, and friend to faculty, staff, and students at Queen’s University. The Chemistry Department is hosting a reception in Ken’s honour to mark this important milestone. 

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Health Sciences - Tour of the new School of Medicine Building School of Medicine Building; David M.C. Walker Atrium
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon Chemical Engineering Open House Dupuis Hall; 2nd floor
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon  Engineering Chemistry Open House Chernoff Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon  Civil Engineering Open House Ellis Hall; 2nd Floor
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon Electrical & Computer Engineering Open House Walter Light Hall; Main Foyer
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon Engineering Physics Open House Stirling Hall; Foyer 
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon Integrated Learning Open House Beamish-Munro Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon Mechanical and Materials Engineering Open House McLaughlin Hall & Nicol Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Open House Goodwin Hall; Rm 350
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon Mathematics and Engineering Open House Jeffrey Hall; ground floor lobby
11:00 AM - 12:00 noon  Healthcare Problems and Solutions  Athletics and Recreation Centre An exciting and enthralling fundraising event to educate and raise awareness about current health issues. Alumni, current students, and community members are all welcome to come participate in Queen's Institute for Healthcare Improvement's informational booth to learn more about current global health affairs, suggesting solutions and playing a variety of games and winning fun prizes and gifts. There is no cost to attend!
11:00 AM - 12:00 noon Women's Soccer Alumni Game West Campus Turf Field For more information contact Dave McDowell at qwsoccer@queensu.ca
11:00 AM - 12:00 noon Gaels Alumni BBQ Richardson Stadium (948 Johnson Street) Former and current Gaels athletes are invited to celebrate Queen's tradition of sports excellence. Purchase your tickets for this event when you register for Homecoming Weekend online. For more information contact jennifer.butchart@queensu.ca.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM School of Music - Isabel Bader Centre Alumni Tour Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts (390 King St W) School of Music Alumni are welcomed to a full tour of the beautiful new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Tours start at the front entrance near the box office. Guests with any concern or accommodation needs can contact ibcpa.outreach@queensu.ca.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Agnes Etherington Art Centre - Guided Tour
Agnes Etherington Art Centre (36 University Ave) Enjoy the fascinating exhibitions of the Agnes in a 45-minute guided tour. Explore the last days of Kingston Penitentiary in works by leading photographer Geoffrey James, consider how contemporary artists view environmental issues in "I hope humanity . . . ", contemplate new donations of 17th-century art in "Rembrandt’s Circle: Making History" and more. Admission to the gallery is free for alumni throughout Homecoming Weekend.
12:00 noon

Queen's Bands Parade Grant Hall (43 University Ave) to Richardson Stadium Join Queen's Band as the make their way to football game at Richardson stadium. The parade will leave Grant Hall following the end of registration.
12:00 noon - 1:30 PM MyVision Queen's Presents: Tricolour Pom Poms and Megaphones! Richardson Stadium Show off your Queen’s spirit with Tricolour pom poms and megaphones! Profits will be used to help fund extracurricular activities for underprivileged kids in Rideau Heights Kingston. For more information on MyVision Queen's, visit our webpage at myvisionqueens.com
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Queen's/ Kingston Jugglers' Club Meeting MacGillivray-Brown Hall; Gymnasium

This is a regularly scheduled juggling club meeting. We meet twice a week to teach, practice and learn more about juggling! We have plenty of props to lend to you, so just show up and juggle with us!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Football Game - York @ Queen's

 

Half Time Parade ~ 2:30 pm

Richardson Stadium (948 Johnson Street) There will be a half-time parade for reunioning alumni - be sure to wear your Tricolour gear!
Please note that this ticket does not include access to the licensed area in the Gaels Club.

 

Tickets for Gaels Club Seating can be selected on the Homecoming registration site as an alternative, and costs $30.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Men's Rugby
Nixon Field Gaels take on the Western Mustangs.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Water Polo Alumni Game ARC Pool For more information contact qwpolo@queensu.ca
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game Tindall Field For more information contact qmlax@queensu.ca
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Orbit Matinee Isabel Bader Performing Arts Centre

Queen's University Department of Drama is proud to present the premiere production of Orbit by Jennifer Wise and directed by Craig Walker. Inspired by letters to Galileo from his daughters, Orbit, explores the human scale within a vast cosmos.


Tickets can be purchased online at  http://www.theisabel.ca/tickets, or at the door prior to performances. Students/seniors: $15 General: $22

For more information please visit  http://www.queensu.ca/drama , call  (613) 533-2104,  or e mail  orbit.queensdrama@gmail.com      

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Women's Rugby:
OUA Semi-finals

Nixon Field Opponent to be determined.
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering Reception for Alumni and Friends Bruce Wing/Miller Hall; Reading Room Stop by Miller Hall/Bruce Wing for refreshments following the football game on Saturday. Current and emeritus faculty as well as current students will be stopping in as well!

Questions? Contact geolalum@queensu.ca
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Faculty of Law - Dean's Cocktail Reception The University Club The Dean will host his annual cocktail reception for all law grads celebrating a reunion and their guests in the Main Bar and Fireside Lounge at The University Club, 168 Stuart Street. No registration is required. Enquiries can be directed to Dianne Butler at 613-533-6000 ext. 78471 or email butlerd@queensu.ca
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Rowing Alumni Reception Fanatics Skybox For more information contact qrowing@queensu.ca
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM 25th & 30th Reunion "Cha Gheill!" Celebration (Classes of '89 and '84) Tir Nan Og (200 Ontario St)

Join your classmates and friends from all Queen's Faculties and Schools to celebrate your 25th Reunion at Tir Nan Og Irish Pub and Restaurant! A special welcome goes out to alumni from the classes of 1984, for whom "30 is the New 25"!

Your ticket includes hearty and delicious appetizer-style food throughout the night, any non-alcoholic beverages, and live entertainment later in the evening. Seating is open, and mixing and mingling is encouraged. Alcoholic beverages are not included in the ticket price, but are available at the cash bar throughout the night. An ATM is also available on site.

 

Following the close of the event the Tir Nan Og will open to the public. Attendees are welcome to remain and enjoy the live music and the company of their friends.

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM 5th Reunion Celebration (Classes of '09) Grizzly Grill (395 Princess St, Kingston)

Join your classmates and friends from all Queen's Faculties and Schools to celebrate your 5th Reunion at the Grizzly Grill! The Lodge has been reserved for the Classes of 2009.

Your ticket includes hearty and delicious appetizer-style food throughout the night and any non-alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages are not included in the ticket price, but a cash bar is available throughout.

 

Following the close of the event, the Grizzly Grill will open the Lodge to the public. Attendees are welcome to remain and enjoy the music and the company of their friends.

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM 50th Reunion ('64) & Tricolour Guard Reception

Reception: Grant Hall 
 

 

 

Dinner: Ban Righ Dining Hall (10 Bader Ln)

The signature event of this weekend is the much-anticipated Tricolour Guard Dinner, where we pay tribute and celebrate those alumni marking a milestone of 50 years or greater. This formal evening features a mix-and-mingle reception, a sumptuous dinner, beautiful decor transforming the historic Ban Righ dining room, and a warm welcome from Principal Woolf and Queen's new Chancellor Jim Leech.

 

And of course, there will be many opportunities to share stories, relive memories, and celebrate relationships that have lasted over half a century.

6:00 PM - 1:00 AM Film & Media - Cocktail Hour and Banquet

Four Points by Sheraton (285 King Street East) 

Cocktail Hour is from 6:00-7:00 pm, followed by the Banquet at 7:00. Dancing and celebration will continue until 1:00 am. Please contact Denise ( filmdesk@queensu.ca, 613-533-2178) to select your entree following central registration.
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Faculty of Law - Homecoming Dinner The University Club (168 Stuart Street) Members from Law classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1999, and 2004 and their guests will join in a Law Homecoming Dinner at the George Teves Dining Room at the University Club. Tickets for this delicious four-course dinner are $70 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. Please register online at  http://events.queensu.ca/LawHomecomingDinner
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Men's Hockey Memorial Centre (303 York Street)
Gaels take on the Concordia Stingers.
7:30 PM  School of Music - Alumni Dinner Amadeus Restaurant (170 Princess Street)

To confirm your attendance at this dinner event, please contact Shirley Roth at 613-533-2066, or by email at sr14@queensu.ca 

 

 

8:00 PM

Queen's Vagabond Theatre Presents: Vacancies, an Environmental Adaptation of No Exit

John Orr Room, John Deutsch University Centre Student actors will be performing an adaptation of Jean Paul Sartre's No Exit in the John Orr room. Actors will be within arm's distance of the audience and will be performing in hyper-realist style. This performance aims to push the boundaries between actors and their audiences.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Queen's University Department of Drama  presents 'Orbit'.

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

Queen's University Department of Drama is proud to present the premiere production of Orbit by Jennifer Wise and directed by Craig Walker. Inspired by letters to Galileo from his daughters, Orbit, explores the human scale within a vast cosmos.  


Tickets can be purchased online at  http://www.theisabel.ca/tickets , or at the door prior to performances. Students/seniors: $15 General: $22  

For more information please visit  http://www.queensu.ca/drama , call (613) 533-2104, or email  orbit.queensdrama@gmail.com  

8:00 PM -2:00 AM ReUnion Street Festival Union Street (between University and Division), extending back towards Clark Hall Pub and 5th Field Company Lane

The ReUnion Street Festival provides an informal venue for students and alumni to connect in celebration of their shared history at Queen's. This inaugural event is modelled after the wide array of interests that drive our community. It will encompass food, drink, and music, and will include games organized to encourage friendly competition between alumni and their graduating decade. Please join us in toasting the place where it all began! 

 

Tickets for admission to the licensed area of the event will be $15 per person. Admission to the licensed area will be restricted to students (age 19+) and alumni, with the option of signing in one guest (age 19+) per person. 

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Class of '84 Reunion in support of the Jack Project at Queen's The Underground (87 Union Street) All-Faculty party at The Underground (formerly Alfie's) in support of the Jack Project at Queen's. Tickets are $16, and must be reserved in advance. Contact Ferg Devins queensreunion@thejackproject.org.

 

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