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Alumni Weekend 2017 Schedule

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday June 19

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

    8:30 am - 5 pm - Book Store Open  

    3:00 - 6:00 pm - 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 6pm - 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 am - 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 am - 5 pm - Book Store Open  

    9 am - 9 pm - 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 am - 1 pm - 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 6pm - 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 pm - 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 pm - All Alumni Opening Social
    Kick off alumni weekend 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 - 11 pm - 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 am - 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 pm - Book Store Open 

    9 am - 9 pm - 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 am - 4 pm - Double Decker PDX bus picks up in front of Templeton Campus Center for shuttle to downtown Portland. 
    Check back for a link to the shuttle schedule.

    11:30 am - 1 pm - Box Lunch 
    Order a box lunch selection when you register, and pick it up at a convenient location on campus. Take your lunch to a favorite spot on Palatine Hill, or jump on the double decker bus to enjoy it off campus.

    6pm - 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 - 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 pm - 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 pm - 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.

    6 - 7:30 pm - Current and Past Board of Alumni Reception
    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 a reception together followed by a hosted concert of the Portland Cello Project.

    7:30 pm - Portland Cello Project Concert
    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 - 11 pm - 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 - 11:00 am - 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 - 5:00 pm - Book Store Open  

    9:00 am - 9:00 pm - 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.

    8:00 - 9:30 am - 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.

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm - 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.

    On the menu for the Golden Medallion luncheon is artisan bread with sea salt butter, butter lettuce salad with spiced almonds, strawberry, goat cheese, and mint vinaigrette, lemon tarragon chicken breast or local quinoa and lentil timbale, fresno chile honey butter sauce, with roasted tomato risotto and charred asparagus.

    11:30 am - 1 pm - 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 pm - Alumni of Color Lunch
    Alumni of color across the decades can enjoy a lunch together. Menu details are coming soon!


    1 - 2:30 PM - 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 - 3 pm - Residence Life Social
    Resident Advisors and Resident Career Advisors and others who worked in Residence Life across the decades can connect and reconnect.

    2:00 6:00 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.

    1 - 1:45 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced

    2 - 2:45 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced

    2:30 - 4 pm - Greek Life Social
    A reunion social for all sorority and fraternity alumni.


    3 - 3:45 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced

    3 - 4:30 pm - Music Practice

    4 - 4:45 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced  

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

    4 - 5 pm - Alumni to Alumni Career Networking Reception

    4:30 - 7:30 pm - 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. 

    6:00-7:00 pm- Shabbat Service and Dinner - location to be determined

    5:30 - 8:30 pm - CLASS REUNIONS DESSERT SOCIAL
    Dessert reception in honor of the classes of 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.

    9:00 - 11 pm - Watzek 50th Anniversary Dance Party
    (This is a free event. No registration is necessary.)

    9 - 11 pm - 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. 

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

  • Saturday

    Saturday June 23

    7:30 am - 8:30 pm - 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.

    7:30- 9:00 am - 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.

    9:00 -10:00 am - 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.)  

    9 - 10:30 am - Music Practice

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm - College Book Store Open 

    10 am - 1:00 pm - 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

    12:00 - 5:00 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.

    1:30 - 5:30 pm - 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 - 2:45pm pm - 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 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced

    2 - 3 pm - LGBTQ+ Reception

    2:30 - 3:30 pm - Pioneer Log Reception

    3 - 3:45 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced

    3 - 4 - Alumni of Color Reception

    4 - 4:45 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced

    4 - 5 pm - Music Reception

    4 - 5 pm - 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 pm - Pioneer College- To be announced

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

    5 - 6 - Athletes Reception

    6:00 - 8:00 pm - 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.

    7:30 - 10:00 pm - Pio Pub
    Sip alumni beer and wine on campus. Italian sodas are also on the menu along with light snacks. Sonia Marie ’03 and Theo Leikam ’03 are brewing up a Pioneer Pale at Leikam Brewing. Emerson Lenon ’02 and Tim Schaaf ’02 are brewing at Drinking Horse Brewing. Jeffery McAllester ’77 is brewing a Pioneer IPA at Mt. Hood Brewing. All three stops will offer gluten free beer brewed by Daniel McIntosh-Tolle ’07 at Moonshrimp Brewing. If wine is more to your taste, sip several varieties of A to Z Wineworks wine. Cheryl Francis ’92 is one of four founders of A to Z. Delicious non-alcoholic Italian sodas will also be served. You must be at least 21 years old to participate.

    10:30 pm  - 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 - 11:00 am - Breakfast
    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.

    8:30am - 4:00pm - Board of Alumni Meeting

    9:30 am - 12:30 pm - College Book Store Open

    10:00 - 11:30 am - Alumni Choir, Orchestra, and Band Concert  

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

    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 am - 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