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Saturday, September 16, 2017

8:15 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 Registration
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 for your free gift and enjoy a Schneider’s donut at the Young Alumni hub.

9 a.m. Class of 1967 50th Reunion Gathering,
Continental Breakfast and Parade Viewing
Tent on Mayne Hall Lawn 
Class of 1967 come to the reunion gathering, continental breakfast and parade viewing. Come eat at our tent and buy a mum!

9 a.m. Joanne Van Sant Leadership Giving Society and 1847 Society Breakfast and Parade Viewing
Roush Hall, Fisher Gallery 
For the fifth 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 and be sure to RSVP.

STAND with our Future10 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.

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.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. 100th Anniversary of the Tan and Cardinal
display of past issues, Courtright Memorial Library
Celebrate 100 years of the Tan and Cardinal and travel back in time by visiting the display of past issues of the T&C. This display will continue throughout the entire month of September in the library.

11 a.m. Pi Beta Sigma Homecoming Meeting
72 W. Plum St.,Westerville, OH
The Brotherhood of Pi Beta Sigma warmly welcomes all Pi Beta Sigma Alumni Members to our Homecoming Meeting at The House. The traditional lunch of Chicken and Ginger Snaps will be served following the meeting.

11:30 a.m. 100th Homecoming Tree Planting Ceremony
KidsZone at the Rock
Join us in celebrating Otterbein becoming a Tree Campus USA!

11:30 a.m. Otterbein Cross Country Invitational
Memorial Stadium

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 Tours
Shuttle leaves every 15 minutes from the Campus Center west parking lot
Otterbein is continuing to move full steam ahead with its new, 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 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. African American Alumni Network Picnic 
North of alumni registration 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 1967 50th Reunion Gathering
Tent on Mayne Hall Lawn 
Grab your lunch and eat at the 50th Reunion Rent. Don’t forget to buy a mum!


12:30 p.m. Class of 1957 60th Reunion Lunch Gathering 
Campus Center 2nd Floor 
Reunite with friends and classmates at the 60th reunion lunch gathering! Get your free lunch ticket from the registration tent.

Lunch Options

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

1-1:30 p.m. OtterTalks Lecture “100 Years in 100 (minus 70) Minutes!”
Courtright Memorial Library 
Dive into 100 years of homecoming history with Otterbein Archivist Stephen Grinch '98.

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

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

3:30 p.m. Class of 1972 Ice Cream Social
Party House, Villas at Canterbury Woods , 695 Havelock St., Westerville
$10 per person, RSVP on the Homecoming Registration

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.

4:30 p.m. Young Alumni Happy Hour
Asterisk Supper Club, 14 N. State St., Westerville 
Young Alumni (age 40 and younger) are invited to a happy hour at Asterisk Supper Club in Uptown Westerville with appetizers provided.

4:30 p.m. Otterbein “O” Club 62nd Anniversary Dinner and Program
Roush Hall 
RSVP to Rebekah Carlisle at otterbeinoclub@gmail.com or 614-325-4215

5 p.m. Class of 1967 50th Reunion Happy Hour
Wendell’s Pub, 925 N. State St., Westerville

6 p.m. Class of 1977 Celebration
Jimmy V’s Restaurant, 1 S. State St., Westerville
$10 per person, RSVP on the Homecoming Registration

Otterbein Symphony

6 p.m. Theta Nu Celebrating 100 Years of Sisterhood
Berkshire Campground, 1848 Alexander Rd., Galena

6 p.m. EKT Centennial Celebration
Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus, 2700 Corporate Exchanges Dr., Columbus

7 p.m. Otterbein Men’s Soccer Game vs. Grove City College
Memorial Stadium, free admission

8 p.m. Fifth Annual Razzmatazz: An All-Alumni Mixer
Old Bag of Nails, 24 N. State St., Westerville
Visit the all Alumni Mixer and listen to the razz band. All proceeds benefit the Sigma Delta Phi Scholarship Fund. $5 entry free, cash bar. Supported by the Greek Alumni Council.

8-11 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.

 

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