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Events

Friday, May 23

Commencement Weekend

Commencement Weekend

Commencement/Reunion Weekend is May 23-26, 2014. Commencement exercises will be held on Monday, May 26, on Tappan Square, at which time arts and sciences and...

 
The Art of Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy

The Art of Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy...

An exhibit: The Art of Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy. Sponsored by the Oberlin College Library.

Mudd Center, Seeley G. (Main Library), Goodrich Room, Fourth Floor  
Track & Field at  NCAA Championships

Track & Field at NCAA Championships

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Delaware, OH  
Exhibition from the Conservatory Library Special Collections

Exhibition from the Conservatory Library... 8:00am

Selections from the Oberlin Conservatory Library's Special Collections will be on display in an exhibit case in the basement of the Kohl Building. Highlights...

Bertram and Judith Kohl Building, Basement  
Heisman Club Golf Scramble presented by Bon Appétit Management Company

Heisman Club Golf Scramble presented by Bon... 8:00am

Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m., with an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start. Pre-registration and fee required.

Oberlin Golf Course  
<3" (three inches or less) handcrafted miniature books

<3" (three inches or less) handcrafted... 8:30am

The Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers will showcase their talents in the Clarence Ward Art Library’s upcoming show <3” (three inches or...

Clarence Ward Art Library, Allen Memorial Art Building, 2nd Floor  
Commencement/Reunion Welcome Center Opens

Commencement/Reunion Welcome Center Opens 9:00am

Please check-in here to pick up your Commencement/Reunion Weekend packets, event tickets, and room keys. Friday ticket sales end at 11 p.m.

Dewy Ward '34 Alumni Center  
Class of 1964 and 1989 Archives Exhibit

Class of 1964 and 1989 Archives Exhibit 10:00am

Featuring exhibits for the classes of 1964 and 1989. (Exhibit will be closed from noon-1:00 p.m.)

Mudd Center, Seeley G. (Main Library), Goodrich Room (Room 410)  
Oberlin Origins Tour

Oberlin Origins Tour 12:00pm

Learn about the radical roots of Oberlin, from Christian perfectionism and coeducation to abolition. Thirty-minute tour offered every half hour, $3/adult....

Monroe House  
General Campus Tour for Prospective Students

General Campus Tour for Prospective Students 12:30pm

Pre-registration required. Please call the Campus Visit Office at 800.622.6243.

Carnegie Building, Office of Admissions  
Graduating Seniors Art Exhibition

Graduating Seniors Art Exhibition 1:00pm

Open to the public. Come see the breadth of artistic talent on display in the Richard D. Baron Gallery featuring art work completed by graduating seniors.

Richard D. Baron ’64 Gallery, Suite 5  
Massage For Relaxation

Massage For Relaxation 1:00pm

Audrey Kolb is now the in-house body worker/massage therapist for the Massage for Relaxation program housed in Wilder Hall, room 314. This reduced rate...

Wilder Hall (Student Union), 314  
Admissions and Financial Aid Information Session

Admissions and Financial Aid Information Session 1:30pm

Session for alumni and their high school age children and siblings of current students. Learn more about Oberlin and the admissions process at Oberlin...

Carnegie Building, Office of Admissions  
Individual Admissions Interviews

Individual Admissions Interviews 1:30pm

For high school juniors who are considering applying to Oberlin. Pre-registration required.

Carnegie Building, Office of Admissions  
Panel Discussion: Class of 1964: Reflecting on our Oberlin Experience

Panel Discussion: Class of 1964: Reflecting on... 2:00pm

Moderated by Jeff Kline ’64. Audience interaction and participation encouraged. Sponsored by the 50th Reunion Class of 1964.

Robert Lewis Kahn Hall, First Floor Lounge  
General Campus Tour for Prospective Students

General Campus Tour for Prospective Students 2:30pm

Pre-registration required. Please call the Campus Visit Office at 800.622.6243.

Carnegie Building, Office of Admissions  
Freedom's Friends Underground Railroad and Abolition History Walk

Freedom's Friends Underground Railroad and... 3:00pm

Seventy-five minute neighborhood walking tour, $6 per adult. Space is limited, reservation recommended. Sponsored by the Oberlin Heritage Center.

First Church in Oberlin  
The Oberlin Review Open House

The Oberlin Review Open House 3:00pm

Visit with Review staff members, past and present, in our office in the basement of Burton Hall. Swing by to say hello or to check out our archived...

Burton Hall, Basement  
Class of 1964 Welcome Reception at Trail Magic

Class of 1964 Welcome Reception at Trail Magic 4:00pm

Carl '64 and Mary McDaniel invite the 50th reunion class to their home to start the weekend celebrations.

Home of Carl ’64 and Mary McDaniel  
Leadership Donor Reception

Leadership Donor Reception 4:30pm

Members of the John Fredrick Oberlin Society, the Luminary Society, and the Charles Martin Hall Society are invited to the home of President Marvin Krislov...

President's House  
"One Step More": A Walking Tour of Women's History in Oberlin

"One Step More": A Walking Tour of... 5:00pm

In 1834, John J. Shipherd pledged Oberlin's commitment to "the elevation of female character" through education. Little did he know, there was dynamite in...

Tappan Square, Southeast Corner (Main and College)  
The Reservoir Tent

The Reservoir Tent 5:00pm

The hospitality tent is a great place to gather with alumni from all classes. Refreshments, including soda, beer, and snack mix and nuts, will be available....

North Quad  
Shabbat Service

Shabbat Service 6:00pm

Shabbat Service

Talcott Hall  
Class of 1964 Reunion Dinner

Class of 1964 Reunion Dinner 7:00pm

Featuring guest speaker Norman C. Craig '53, emeritus professor of chemistry.

Carnegie Building, Root Room  
Commencement Shabbat

Commencement Shabbat 7:00pm

Join us for a free and delicious Shabbat dinner to celebrate our graduates. 7:00 p.m. at Kosher-Halal Co-op. Optional services at 5:30 p.m.

Talcott Hall  
Kickoff Dinner Under the Big Tent

Kickoff Dinner Under the Big Tent 7:00pm

All reunion classes, graduating seniors, and parents/family members are invited to attend. Tickets are required for all guests, including graduating seniors...

Wilder Bowl  
Shabbat Dinner

Shabbat Dinner 7:00pm

Please contact Rabbi Shimon Brand at 440.775.8128 for reservations. Donations to Oberlin Hillel by dinner guests are appreciated.

Talcott Hall  
Friday Night Fever:  Family Style Shabbos Dinner

Friday Night Fever: Family Style Shabbos Dinner 7:30pm

Did you know you have family here in Oberlin? Whether just for some yummy matzo ball soup, or for a heart to heart conversation... Come join the family this...

Chabad @ Oberlin  
Cinema Studies Screening: The Best Student Films of the Year

Cinema Studies Screening: The Best Student... 8:00pm

This special program features the best Oberlin student narrative, documentary, and experimental films of 2013-14.

Apollo Theatre, Burrows Theatre  
Memorial Tree Planting for Collin Anderson ’09

Memorial Tree Planting for Collin Anderson ’09 8:00pm

Friends and classmates are welcome to participate and honor the memory of Collin Anderson ’09.

Carnegie Building, Southwest Corner  
Class of 1989 Ice Cream Social

Class of 1989 Ice Cream Social 8:30pm

Featuring novelties from Cowhaus Creamery, owned and operated by Josef Bomback ’76.

Talcott Hall  
Classes of 1958, 1959, 1960  Welcome Reception

Classes of 1958, 1959, 1960 Welcome Reception 8:30pm

Maxine Wenzler Houck '58 invites the 55th Cluster Reunion to her home to start the weekend celebrations.

Home of Maxine Wenzler Houck ’58  
Classes of 1993, 1994, 1995 Welcome Reception

Classes of 1993, 1994, 1995 Welcome Reception 8:30pm

Mark and Kathy Jaffee ’67/’71, parents of Sara Jaffee ’94, invite the 20th Cluster Reunion to their home to start the weekend celebrations.

Home of Mark ’67 and Kathy Jaffee ’71  
The Grand Piano Extravaganza

The Grand Piano Extravaganza 8:30pm

How many pianos can we get on stage? This not-to-be missed annual event featuring Conservatory of Music piano faculty members is a great way to begin the...

Warner Concert Hall  
Classes of 1973, 1974, 1975 Glow Bowling

Classes of 1973, 1974, 1975 Glow Bowling 9:00pm

Private glow bowling event for the 40th Cluster Reunion. Please be sure to wear your name tag for entry into the lanes.

College Lanes, Hales Annex  
Classes of 2008, 2009, 2010 ’Sco Night

Classes of 2008, 2009, 2010 ’Sco Night 9:00pm

Coordinated by Louis Grube ’08 and Derry Kiernan ’09.

’Sco (Dionysus Club), Wilder Hall  
Observatory and Planetarium

Observatory and Planetarium 9:30pm

Public observing on the observing deck. Come and view the night sky. If cloudy, the planetarium will be open.

Observatory and Taylor Planetarium, Peters Hall  
Organ Pump: Late Night Music and Antics

Organ Pump: Late Night Music and Antics 11:00pm

Enjoy a fun-filled musical spectacle. Hilarity guaranteed. Sponsored by the Organ Pump Committee of Oberlin (OPCO).

Finney Chapel  

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