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Saturday, September 22, 2018

8:30 a.m. Pre-Parade Alumni Band Gathering
Battelle Fine Arts Center

9- 11 a.m. Pancakes on the Plaza
Sponsored by the Greek Alumni Council, Roush Hall Plaza, $5/person, onsite
Join us for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast before the parade! Open to all alumni, students, family, staff and faculty. $5 per person, payable on-site. Sponsored by the Greek Alumni Council.

9 a.m.- 1 p.m. All Alumni and Family Welcome Tent
West Main Street and North Grove Street

Promise House Donations: 
Please bring a nonperishable food or toiletry item to donate at registration for Otterbein’s Promise House, a food and resource pantry on campus for students in need. Learn more about The Promise House.

9 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Young Alumni Hub with Schneider’s Donuts
Campus Center Front Patio 
Stop by to reconnect and enjoy a Schneider’s donut at the Young Alumni hub.

9 a.m. Class of 1968 50th Reunion Continental Breakfast and Parade Viewing
Tent on Mayne Hall Lawn 
Class of 1968 come to the reunion gathering, continental breakfast and parade viewing.

9 a.m. Class of 1969 Gathering
Mayne Hall Patio

9 a.m. Leather Helmet Gang Breakfast
“O” Club Room, Memorial Stadium
RSVP to Bud Yoest at 614-882-4364 or email budann195@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

9 a.m. Joanne Van Sant Leadership Giving Society and 1847 Society Breakfast and Parade Viewing
Roush Hall, Fisher Gallery, Registration is Required 
For the sixth consecutive year, we are excited to present the parade viewing and reception for members of the Joanne Van Sant Leadership Giving Society and the 1847 Society. Watch for your special invitation in the mail.

Build a Cardy9:30 a.m. Legacy Family Photo Hosted by Vice President Bob Gatti
Cowan Hall Plaza 
All students with parents and/or grandparents who attended Otterbein are invited to take a Cardinal Legacy Family Photo together before the parade passes by.

9:30- 11:30 a.m. Theatre Open House & Guided Tours 
Cowan Hall 

9:30 a.m. WOBN Alumni Gathering 
Towers Hall Lawn 

Join WOBN alumni at the pop-up tent on the lawn of Towers Hall. You will be greeted by past advisors John Buckles, Serena Smith, Janice Windborne and current adviser, Eric Jones. 

9:30 a.m. Class of 1963 Parade Viewing Gathering 
Corner of Cochran Alley and N. Grove St.  

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Where We STAND Matters Campaign Celebration Success Tent and Impact Display- and a sneak peek preview of the upcoming Campus Center renovations!
Campus Center Patio and Lounge 
Celebrate the success and see the impact of the STAND Campaign! Check out the architect renderings of the upcoming Campus Center renovations in the Lounge.

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Otterbein Thrift Shop Open
Corner of Cochran Alley and N. Grove St.

Get some deals on “up” purposed and secondhand goods. All proceeds support Otterbein student scholarships

10:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade- New Time!
This year the parade begins at a new time. Make sure to grab a good seat along the route. The parade starts on 60 Collegeview Road (across from the Art and Communication Building), heads east on West Main Street, right on West Street, left on Park Street, and then left onto Grove Street before ending at Grove and West Home Streets (in front of the Campus Center).
Greek viewing map.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium11:30 a.m. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Animal Presentation
Campus Center Lounge

The Point Lobby11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. The Point, STEAM Innovation Center
and Communication Building Tours

Shuttle leaves every 15 minutes from the Campus Center west parking lot
See what's changed at the Communication Building, as well as the one-of-a-kind STEAM Innovation Center integrating science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics! Learn more about the STEAM Innovation Center at Otterbein.

11:30- 1:30 p.m. Nursing Department Open House
Science Building, 4th Floor
Tour the labs, see the unveiling of the 40 year timeline.

11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. African American Alumni Network Picnic 
North of the Alumni and Family Weekend Welcome Tent on N. Grove St
Grab your lunch and join the African American Alumni Network members and friends for a picnic to reconnect. After the picnic feel free to stop by the House of Black Culture, 154 West Home Street Westerville, OH 43081.

11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Class of 1968 50th Reunion Gathering
Tent on Mayne Hall Lawn 
Grab your lunch and eat at the 50th Reunion Tent.

11:30 a.m.- 1:15 p.m. Class of 1963 Lunch & Maker Space 
The Point, STEAM Innovation Center, 60 Collegeview Rd.
$25 per person, RSVP on the Homecoming Registration Required.

12 p.m. 40's and 50's Alumni Reunion Lunch Gathering 
Campus Center 2nd Floor, 1847 Room 
Reunite with friends and classmates at the 40's and 50's alumni reunion lunch gathering! Get your free lunch ticket day of at the welcome tent or 2nd Floor of the Campus Center. RSVP on the Homecoming Registration Required.

12 p.m. Class of 1973 Lunch Gathering
Wendell's Pub, 925 N State St, Westerville
Pay at the door, RSVP on the Homecoming Registration Required.

Lunch Options

  • Bon Appetit - Cardinal’s Nest, Campus Center, $8
  • Local Food Trucks - Tortilla, Angry Wiener, Cheesy Truck, Kinetics, Blue Chew, Graeter’s Ice Cream - North Grove Street
  • OtterBean Cafe - Inside the Library
  • OtterDen - Inside the Campus Center

11 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. 70th Anniversary of WOBN Post-parade gathering
Cowan Hall Lawn 
Reconnect with fellow WOBN alumni and check out the changes in the Communication Building via the shuttles leaving from the Campus Center west parking lot.

1 - 4 p.m. Hanby House Tours
160 W. Main St. 
Admission is $3 for adults, $2.50 for seniors, $1 for children ages 6-17.

1:30 p.m. Otterbein Marching Band March to Memorial Stadium
Park Street to Stadium 

2 p.m. Otterbein Cardinals Football Game vs. Ohio Northern
Memorial Stadium, free admission with canned item donation

4 p.m. Theatre and Dance Alumni Wine Tasting and Reception
The Wine Bistro Westerville, 925 N. State St.
This event includes light appetizers and tastings of three wines in The Wine Bistro's private Reserve Room. $20 per person. RSVP.

4 p.m. Young Alumni Happy Hour
Aloft Hotel, 32 Heatherdown Drive, Westerville 
Young Alumni (age 40 and younger) are invited to a happy hour at Aloft Hotel in Westerville with appetizers and live music provided.

4:30 p.m. Otterbein “O” Club 63rd Anniversary Dinner and Program
Roush Hall 
RSVP to Rebekah Carlisle at otterbeinoclub@gmail.com or 614-325-4215

4:30 - 6 p.m. Class of 1968 50th Reunion Social
Courtright Memorial Library

5 p.m. Class of 1978 Celebration
101 Beer Kitchen, 817 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville
$5 per person, RSVP on the Homecoming Registration.

5 p.m. 80's and 90's Alumni Gathering
Aloft Hotel, 32 Heatherdown Drive, Westerville 
Appetizers and live music provided, cash bar available.

Otterbein Symphony

8 p.m. Otterbein Theatre and Dance Performance of Big Fish
Cowan Hall, Fritsche Theatre 
Contact the box office (614-823-1109) for tickets. 

8 p.m. 6th Annual Razzmatazz
Abruzzi Club, 273 Hanawalt Rd, Westerville
$5 entry fee, all proceeds benefit the Sigma Delta Phi
Scholarship Fund

8 p.m. Iceless Ice Skating
Campus Center Patio
Grab a skating partner and head over to the Campus Center Patio for iceless ice skating and hot chocolate. Skates and fun provided.