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Alumni Weekend 2018 Schedule

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday June 19

    8 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    8:30 am - 5 p.m. - Book Store Open  

    3:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Get your registration materials, room keys and access cards. Settle in and take advantage of this time to enjoy campus and the neighborhood.

    3:00 6 p.m. - Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    Please email ginger@lclark.edu with any unique dietary restrictions.

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday June 20

    7:30 - 11 a.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Pastries, egg and tofu offerings, chilaquiles bowls, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    8 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Book Store Open  

    9 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Get your registration materials, room keys and access cards. Settle in and take advantage of this time to enjoy campus and the neighborhood.

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Grab and go sandwiches, chips, Jamaican Jerk Bowl with chicken or tofu, black eyed peas, pineapple salsa and plantain chips, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    3:00 6 p.m. - Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    5 - 8 p.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Grab and go sandwiches, chips, pasta offerings with bread sticks and salad, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    7 - 9 p.m. - All Alumni Opening Social of the Sesquicentennial Celebration at Alumni Weekend
    Kick off the celebration with some delicious appetizers, drinks, and merriment! Enjoy the best the Northwest has to offer like charcuterie and cheese from Olympia Provisions, Rogue Creamery, Ancient Heritage Dairy and Briar Rose Creamery. Also on the menu, Grand Central Bakery bread, marinated vegetables, olives, dried fruits, marcona almonds, fresh garden vegetables, spicy lentil tahini spread, and greek yogurt dip. Strawberry lemonade, lemonade, ice tea, beer and A to Z Wineworks wine will also be served.

    9 p.m. - 12 a.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Relax with friends, grab a beer, a glass of wine or another beverage, available for purchase, at Maggie’s. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    Please email ginger@lclark.edu with any unique dietary restrictions.

  • Thursday

    Thursday June 21

    7:30 - 11 a.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Pastries, hash browns stuffed with eggs or tofu scramble, cheese, sour cream, green onions, bacon crumble, sliced olives and diced tomato, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    8 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    8:30 am - 5 p.m. - Book Store Open 

    9 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Get your registration materials, room keys and access cards. Settle in and take advantage of this time to enjoy campus and the neighborhood or venture into Portland on a double decker bus.

    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Double Decker PDX  
    The bus will pick up in front of Templeton hourly and go to downtown, near Pioneer Courthouse Square. Next it’s off to NW 23rd, where there are great restaurants and shopping, then back to campus. The last pick-up in front of Templeton is 3 p.m. The last drop-off is 4 p.m. Check back for a link to the shuttle schedule. Double Decker PDX is not wheelchair accessible.

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Maggie’s Cafe 
    Maggie’s will offer a box lunch selection. Stay and eat in Maggie’s, take your lunch to a favorite spot on Palatine Hill, or jump on the double decker bus to enjoy it off campus. Espresso and other beverages are also available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    6 p.m. - Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    4 - 4:45 p.m. - Pioneer College - The Hidden Archive: Exploring Special Collections at Lewis & Clark
    Please join us for a book display and discussion where we examine the holdings of Lewis & Clark’s special collections and archives. Library treasures include rare Bibles, 500-year old documents, and records of the early history of the college. Come examine these rare objects and see what you discover!

    Presented by Hannah Crumme, Head of Watzek Library Special Collections and College Archivist

    5 - 7 p.m. - CLASS OF 1968 SOCIAL and REUNION DINNER
    Enjoy a special social hour and reunion dinner in honor of your Golden Reunion. The menu includes hummus, tzatziki, quinoa tabbouleh and pita chips for starters. On the menu for dinner is artisan bread and sea salt butter, salad of arugula, fennel, watermelon radish and mixed local berries with golden balsamic vinaigrette. The main dish is grilled harissa chicken or mixed mushrooms, topped with orange-roasted olives and cherry tomatoes, accompanied by lemon basil fingerlings, blistered sugar snap peas and sweet peppers with house-made fried garlic and chile oil, and sea salt.

    Please email ginger@lclark.edu with any unique dietary restrictions.

    5 - 8 p.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Grab and go sandwiches, chips, Thai curried shrimp or tofu with jasmine rice, spring rolls, sweet chile sauce, and cucumber salad, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Current and Past Board of Alumni Dinner
    Current and past members of the Board of Alumni and their guest are invited to kick-off our 150 anniversary celebration in style and enjoy dinner together followed by a hosted concert of the Portland Cello Project. 

    On the menu for dinner is artisan bread and sea salt butter, salad of arugula, fennel, watermelon radish and mixed local berries with golden balsamic vinaigrette. The main dish is grilled harissa chicken or mixed mushrooms, topped with orange-roasted olives and cherry tomatoes, accompanied by lemon basil fingerlings, blistered sugar snap peas and sweet peppers with house-made fried garlic and chile oil, and sea salt.

    Please email ginger@lclark.edu with any unique dietary restrictions.

    7:30 p.m. - Portland Cello Project Concert in honor of the Lewis & Clark Sesquicentennial
    The Portland Cello Project is a nationally recognized performance group with a large revolving cast of cellists. The Portland Cello Project has released full-length albums, performed in punk rock clubs, at exclusive private events, and symphony halls all over North America. Their diverse repertoire features well over 1,000 musical pieces.

    9 p.m. - 12 a.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Relax with friends, grab a beer, a glass of wine or another beverage, available for purchase, at Maggie’s. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

  • Friday

    Friday June 22

    7:30 - 11 a.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Pastries, and build your own breakfast burrito with roasted potatoes, scrambled eggs, beans, cheese, olives, and pork or vegetarian breakfast sausage, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    8 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    8:30 am - 5 p.m. - Book Store Open  

    9 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Pick up your registration materials, a full schedule of events, keys and access cards if you are staying on campus, maps, and anything else you may need.

    10 a.m. - 12 p.m. - International Alumni and TCK Brunch
    On the menu is cinnamon French toast, assorted omelet muffins, strawberry compote, sausage, house potatoes, veggie sausage patties, water, coffee, tea, orange juice and Mimosas.

    11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Golden Medallion Luncheon
    All members of the Albany Society and friends are invited to celebrate with the classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, and 1968. At the luncheon, members of the class of 1968 will be inducted into the Albany Society. The Albany Society is an honorary society for those who graduated 50 or more years ago.

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    Grab’n’go sandwiches/chips, Kalua Pork bowl with rice, kalua pork or soy curls, mac salad (vegan), teriyaki sauce, and scallions, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    12 - 2 p.m. - Alumni of Color Lunch
    Alumni of color across the decades can enjoy a lunch together. 

    1 p.m. - The Survivor Showing and Q & A with Writer/Director Danial Afzal ’13
    The Survivor, a short documentary film, follows the story of Muneeb, who survived the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. Muneeb must deal with the loss of his brother Shaheer in the massacre, and with survivor’s guilt, PTSD and inner turmoil as he attempts to move on in his life. The film has earned many nominations and awards including:

    Winner, 9th Chicago South Asian Film Festival 2017, Chicago
    Winner, Impact Docs Awards, Season 2017, California
    Winner, 8th FiLums: Lums International Film Festival 2017, Lahore
    Official Premier/Nomination, 19th Ismailia International Film Festival 2017, Egypt
    Official Premier/Nomination, 11th International Children’s Rights Film Festival 2017, Turkey
    Official Premier/Nomination, 14th Imperial War Museums (IWM) Film Festival 2017, England
    Official Premier/Nomination, 11th International Children’s Rights Film Festival 2017, Bangladesh
    Official Premier/Nomination, 18th Toronto Film Festival 2017, Canada
    Official Premier/Nomination, 15th Mumbai International Film Festival 2017, India
    Official Premier/Nomination, 2018 Pakistan International Film Festival, Karachi.

    Read more about Danial Afzal and his film.

     

    1 - 2 p.m. - Albany Society Linger Longer
    For those Albany Society members who need longer to visit or a place to relax before the Greek gathering later in the afternoon, the Manor House Armstrong Lounge will be the gathering place.

    1:30 - 3 p.m. - Residence Life/Campus Living Social
    Resident Advisors and Resident Career Advisors and others who worked in Residence Life/Campus Living across the decades can connect and reconnect.

    6 p.m. - Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    1 - 1:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- To be announced

    2 - 2:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- To be announced

    2 - 4 p.m. - Greek Life Social
    A reunion social for all sorority and fraternity alumni.

    3 - 4:00 p.m. - Portland Taiko children workshop (elementary age)

    3 - 3:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- To be announced

    3:30 - 5 p.m. - Music Practice
    There is a reunion of the Alumni Choir, Band and Orchestra. All who feel an affinity to the music program at L&C are welcome!

    3:30 - 5 p.m. - Overseas and Off-Campus Program Leaders Reception  

    4 - 5:00 p.m. - Portland Taiko children workshop (middle school age)

    4 - 4:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- To be announced  

    (Pioneer Colleges are free events. No registration is necessary.)

    4 - 5 p.m. - Alumni to Alumni Career Networking Reception

    5 - 7:30 p.m. - Global Dinner & Reunion of all Overseas and Off-Campus Programs
    Use scrip to decide which of the delicious global offerings you’d like to sample. International alumni are welcome to invite their host families to join the dinner; please register them online or send them the link to register. 

    6 -7 p.m.- Shabbat Service and Dinner

    7:30 - 9 p.m. - CLASS REUNIONS DESSERT SOCIAL
    Dessert reception in honor of the classes of 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.

    9 - 11 p.m. - Watzek 50th Anniversary Dance Party
    Not only is Lewis & Clark turning 150 years old, the Aubrey R. Watzek Library is celebrating 50 years. Come dance and celebrate in the stacks!
    (This is a free event. No registration is necessary.)

    9 - 11 p.m. - Cash Bar in the Library
    A no-host bar will be available in the library. Remember to bring along some cash if you would like a soft drink, beer or wine. 

    9:30 p.m. - Moonlight A Capella with B-Side Book Club
    B-Side Book Club is a group of mostly Lewis & Clark alumni, all of whom participated in collegiate A Cappella during their undergrad years and wanted to continue singing together beyond graduation. Their mission is to creatively produce music that is enjoyable, beautiful, and meaningful.

    10:30 p.m.  - Late Night Shenanigans
    Sprinklers turn on around campus at 10:30 p.m., feel free to frolic!

  • Saturday

    Saturday June 23

    7:30- 9 a.m. - Maggie’s Cafe
    To hold you over until brunch, we offer pastries, chilaquiles bowl - chips, salsa, beans, cheese, egg or tofu, roasted peppers, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map. We encourage everyone to join us for the All Decades Brunch from 10 am to 1 pm.

    8:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Music Practice

    9 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Pick up your registration materials, a full schedule of events, keys and access cards if you are staying on campus, maps, and anything else you may need.

    9 -10 a.m. - Tryon Creek State Park Hike
    The hike is an easy one so all ages are welcome. Explore the beautiful natural area right next to campus and maybe you’ll see a pair of the pileated woodpeckers that live there, or spy some of the other wildlife that permeate the park. (This is a free event. No registration is necessary.)  

    10 am - 5 p.m. - College Book Store Open 

    10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - All Decades Champagne Brunch
    On the menu for this brunch are fried chicken and waffle bar with assorted toppings: strawberry compote, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, maple syrup, and bacon bourbon glaze. Also scrambled eggs, tofu and seasonal vegetable scramble, herb roasted breakfast potatoes with caramelized onions, applewood smoked bacon, fresh fruit, granola and yogurt, Bobs Red Mill Oatmeal with toppings, breakfast pastries and donut holes. Hosted Mimosas, soda, juice, milk, coffee, and tea are also included. 

    Please email ginger@lclark.edu with any unique dietary restrictions.

    11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    12 - 5 p.m. - Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    1 - 2 p.m. - Sesquicentennial Celebration Ceremony

    1 - 2 p.m. - Children’s Programming- Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre (ages 3 and older)

    2 - 5:30 p.m. - Birthday Party in the Estate Gardens
    Celebrate 150 years of Lewis & Clark! Take a swim in the estate pool, play lawn games, participate in children’s activities or just relax with friends! Don’t miss the birthday cake! 

    A no-host bar will be available in the Estate Garden. Remember to bring along some cash if you would like a soft drink, beer or wine. Cash only.

    2 - 3:30 p.m. - Gamelan Performance at the Birthday Party in the Estate Gardens
    Lewis & Clark’s Venerable Showers of Beauty gamelan will provide music at the Birthday Party.

    2 - 2:45 p.m. - Pioneer Manor House Tour 

    Tour guide Donna Lawrence ’52 will show you around the Frank Manor House which was the women’s dorm when Donna was a student between 1948 and 1952. Learn a little history, some Manor House features you may not have noticed, and hear about some dorm shenanigans!
    (This is a free event. No registration is necessary.)

    2 - 2:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- TBA

    2 - 3 p.m. - LGBTQ+ Reception

    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Pioneer Log Reception

    3 - 3:45 p.m. - Pioneer College
    Kaley Mason, Assistant Professor of Music, Area Coordinator for World Music

    3 - 4 p.m. - Alumni of Color Reception

    3 - 4 p.m. - Obo Addy children workshop (elementary school age)

    4 - 5 p.m. -  Obo Addy children workshop (middle school age)

    4 - 4:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- To be announced

    4 - 5:30 p.m. - Music Reception
    There is a reunion of the Alumni Choir, band and orchestra. All who feel an affinity to the music program at L&C are welcome!

    4 - 5 p.m. - Philanthropy Reception 
    By invitation. This is a reception for members of the Heritage Society and the Leadership Society. For information about heritage gift planning, contact Michael Davis at mpd@lclark.edu.

    5 - 5:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- To be announced

    (Pioneer Colleges are free events. No registration is necessary.)

    5 - 6 p.m. - Athletes Reception

    6 - 8 p.m. - All Class Northwest Salmon Bake & BBQ
    Come together with the whole Lewis & Clark community to enjoy salmon caught and prepared by the Charley Family. The Russell Charley family, members of the Warm Springs Tribe, will prepare salmon on wood cooking sticks over an open fire pit. Also enjoy watermelon, feta & mint salad, seasonal green salad, seasonal pasta salad, potato chips, corn on the cob, with butter & fleur de sel, smoked chiles and herbs, burgers, garden burgers (vegan), lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, roasted peppers, sauteed mushrooms, caramelized onion spread, sriracha aioli, ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise. Drinks will include beer, and  A to Z Wineworks wine. Cheryl Francis ’92 is one of four founders of A to Z. Soft drinks will also be available.

    8:30 - 11 p.m. - Pio Pub
    Sip alumni beer and wine on campus. Italian sodas are also on the menu along with light snacks. You must be at least 21 years old to participate.

    10:30 p.m.  - Late Night Shenanigans
    Sprinklers turn on around campus at 10:30 p.m., feel free to frolic!

  • Sunday

    Sunday June 24

    ALL DAY - Check-out for campus residents
    Return your keys in the envelopes they were provided in before you depart campus. Drop keys at the Campus Safety/Information Office located at Gate 3. There is a $50 charge for unreturned keys.

    7:30 - 11 a.m. - Maggie’s
    Pastries, chilaquiles bowl - chips, salsa, beans, cheese, egg or tofu, roasted peppers, espresso and other beverages available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Board of Alumni Meeting

    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - College Book Store Open

    10 a.m. - Alumni Choir Concert
    Featuring the Alumni Choir and Chris Keady ’10 on the Casavant organ.  

    10 am - 4 pm - Double Decker PDX 
    Bus picks up hourly in front of Templeton Campus Center then heads off to Saturday Market, which happens on Sunday too. After Saturday Market, it will head up to Powell’s City of Books. After Powell’s, it’s back to Lewis & Clark. The last pick-up in front of Templeton is 3 p.m. The last drop-off is 4 p.m. Check back for a link to the shuttle schedule. Double Decker PDX is not wheelchair accessible.

    11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Maggie’s
    Pick up lunch at Maggie’s. Espresso and other beverages are also available for purchase. Maggie’s is in Roberts Hall. Find it on the map.

    1:30 6:30 pm - Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

     

  • Monday

    Monday June 25th

    11 a.m. - 26th Annual Pioneer Athletics Club Golf Classic
    Join us for the 26th Annual Pioneer Athletics Club Golf Classic at The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club.

    Once again this year’s tournament will be filled with friendly competition and will feature lunch, drink tickets and a 19th hole awards party and dinner. Additionally each participant will receive a $50 gift certificate to our onsite Nike tournament store. Individual and corporate opportunities available. For more information and to register use the link above or contact Monica Baker at mbaker@lclark.edu