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Schedule of 50th Reunion Events and Activities
May 24-29, 2015

Sunday, May 24  
4:00pm - 10:00pm Headquarters/Check-in Desk open for housing check-in
Junior Common Room (JCR), Quincy House
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Crimson Key Campus Tour: Art and Architecture at Harvard
Depart from Quincy House Courtyard

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Crimson Key Campus Tour: What’s New at Harvard?
Depart from Quincy House Courtyard

6:00pm - 7:00pm  Crimson Key Campus Tour: Harvard Yard
Depart from Quincy House Courtyard
6:00pm - 7:00pm  Crimson Key Campus Tour: What’s New at Harvard?
Depart from Quincy House Courtyard
7:30pm - 10:30pm

Open Mic and Informal Presentations
JCR, Quincy House

Monday, May 25  
6:45am - 1:00 pm Golf
Robert T. Lynch Golf Course, Brookline
 (we depart from Quincy House and return to Memorial Hall
7:00am - 9:00am

Continental Breakfast
Beverage Nook, Quincy House Dining Hall

9:00am - 11:00pm Headquarters/Check-in Desk open
JCR, Quincy House
10:00am - 11:00am

Crimson Key Campus Tour: Harvard Yard
Depart from Quincy House Courtyard

10:00am - 11:30am

Radcliffe Discussion Group
Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard

11:00am - Noon

Crimson Key Campus Tour: Art and Architecture at Harvard
Depart from Quincy House Courtyard

11:00am - Noon Crimson Key Campus Tour: What’s New at Harvard?
Depart from Quincy House Courtyard
11:30am - 12:45pm

Radcliffe Informal Gathering
Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard

1:30pm - 3:30pm Small Group Discussions: "The Awakening of Wisdom—How Do We Experience and Practice It?"
Sanders Theatre and breakout rooms in Sever Hall
4:30pm - 5:30pm Discussion with Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University and Lincoln Professor of History, and Michael D. Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and John H. Finley, Jr. Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Sanders Theatre
 5:30pm - 6:30pm Cocktails
Annenberg Hall, Memorial Hall
 6:30pm - 7:45pm Welcome Dinner
Tent on the Plaza, Meyer Gate (adjacent to the Science Center)
 8:00pm - 9:30pm Tom Rush Concert
Sanders Theatre
10:00pm - 11:30pm Hootenanny with Allen Hopkins
Cambridge Queen's Head Pub, Memorial Hall Basement
9:30pm - 11:30pm

Refreshments
Courtyard, Quincy House

Tuesday, May 26  
6:45am Bird Walk
Mount Auburn Cemetery (shuttle bus departs from and returns to Quincy House)
7:00am - 8:45am Breakfast
Quincy and Eliot Houses 
9:00am - 10:45am Symposium: "Honoring the Arts in LifePersonal Meaning"
Science Center Halls B and C
11:00am - 12:15pm Ten-Minute Talks: Part A
Science Center Halls B and C
12:15pm - 1:15pm Lunch (seating available by house or dorm)
Science Center Tent
1:30pm - 3:15pm Symposium: “The Challenges of Taking Collective ActionSocietal Meaning”
Science Center Halls B and C
3:30pm - 4:45pm Ten-Minute Talks: Part B
Sanders Theatre 
5:15pm - 6:15pm Dinner
Courtyard and Dining Room, Eliot House
6:45pm Buses depart for Symphony Hall
Mill Street 
8:00pm - 10:00pm Boston Pops Concert
Symphony Hall 
10:00pm Buses board to return to Quincy House
Symphony Hall (Huntington Avenue, south exit from Symphony Hall)
9:30pm - 11:30pm Refreshments
Courtyard, Quincy House 
Wednesday, May 27  
7:30am - 8:45am Breakfast
Eliot and Quincy Houses
9:00am - 10:00am Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1965 Memorial Service
Memorial Church
10:30am - 11:15am Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1965 Photographs
Widener Library Steps
Noon - 1:00pm Lunch (seating available by affinity group)
Tent on the Plaza, Meyer Gate
1:15pm - 3:00pm Symposium: “Planning for the Seventh Generation—Global Meaning"
Sanders Theatre
3:15pm - 4:30pm Ten-Minute Talks: Part C
Sanders Theatre
4:45pm - 11:15pm Shuttles run between Quincy House and Bright-Landry Hockey Center
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Football Affinity Event
Harvard Athletics Gazebo (between the baseball field and outdoor track)

4:30pm - 6:00pm Discussion of Class Survey and Seven Sisters Colleges 50th Reunion Survey 
Science Center
6:15pm - 7:00pm Cocktails
Bright Landry Hockey Rink, Soldiers Field Athletics Area
7:00pm - 9:00pm Dinner
Bright Landry Hockey Center
9:00pm - 11:00pm Dancing
Bright Landry Hockey Center
Thursday, May 28
Commencement Day
 
6:45am - 8:45am Continental Breakfast
Harvard Faculty Club
8:15am - 8:30am Alumni Procession forms
Harvard Yard (in front of Harvard Hall)
8:30am - 9:30am Commencement Procession
Harvard Yard
9:45am - 11:30am 364th Commencement: The Morning Exercises
Tercentenary Theatre (spouses and guests may view from Science Center or Quincy House JCR)
10:00am - 6:00pm Shuttles run between Mill Street and Soldiers Field Park Garage
11:45am - 2:00pm 50th Reunion Luncheon Spread
Tent on the Plaza, Meyer Gate
1:45pm - 2:30pm Afternoon Alumni Procession
Pathway from Science Center to University Hall in the Old Yard (spouses, guests, widows, and widowers are invited to march with the Class)
2:30pm - 4:15pm Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association:
The Afternoon Program
Tercentenary Theatre
6:00pm - 8:00pm Cocktail Cruise on the Charles River (Prior signup necessary)
Newell Boathouse
Friday, May 29  
7:00am - 9:00am Final checkout from housing (shuttles available to Soldiers Field Park Garage)
JCR, Quincy House
7:00am - 9:00am Continental Breakfast
Beverage Nook, Quincy House Dining Hall
9:00am

Headquarters closes and shuttle service terminates
Quincy House

Radcliffe Day Activities Planned by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and currently at capacity.  Only ticket-holders will be admitted.  Follow this link for more information.

 

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