Homecoming to be celebrated with eventful weekend
09/22/2008

Fort Hays State University's Alumni Association celebrates Homecoming with a full schedule of events this weekend, beginning with the Tiger Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament Thursday, Sept. 25, at Smoky Hills Country Club.

The tournament begins at 11 a.m.

Other events of Homecoming 2008, "Let the Games Begin":

Friday:
-- Registration, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Memorial Union.
-- Art exhibit: David Lobdell, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Rarick Hall, room 102.
-- Half-Century Club Luncheon and Induction, 11 a.m. social, noon luncheon, Memorial Union.
-- Oktoberfest, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Frontier Park, South Main.
-- Campus Tour, 10 a.m., starting from Memorial Union.
-- Forsyth Library Open House, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
-- Campus Tour, 2 p.m., starting from Memorial Union.
-- Film: "South Pacific," 3 p.m., Fox Pavilion, 1202 Main.
-- Alumni Awards Reception and Banquet, 6 p.m. social, 7 p.m. banquet, Memorial Union.
-- FHSU Baseball Reunion, 7 p.m., Larks Park, West Fourth.
-- Jimmy Dee and the Fabulous Destinations Rock 'n' Roll Blast, 9 p.m., Fox Pavilion, 1202 Main.

Saturday:
-- Registration, 7 a.m. to noon, Robbins Center.
-- 5K Tiger Fun Run/Walk, 8 a.m., Robbins Center.
-- Tiger Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Robbins Center.
-- K-Club (letter winners) Reunion, 8 a.m., Victor E. Lounge, Gross Memorial Coliseum, by Gate 3.
-- Tiger Cheer Reunion, 9 a.m., Memorial Union.
-- Homecoming Parade, 10:30 a.m., Main Street, downtown Hays.
-- Tiger Friends and Family Picnic, 11:30 a.m., east side of Lewis Field Stadium.
-- Zero to 10-year Tailgate Party, 11:30 a.m., Lewis Field, north parking area.
-- Nursing Class No. 4 50th Anniversary Celebration, noon to 3 p.m., Memorial Union.
-- Football game: FHSU vs. Truman State University, 1 p.m. pre-game ceremonies, 2 p.m., kick-off, Lewis Field Stadium.
-- Information Networking and Telecommunications "Passport" Open House, 4 to 5:30 p.m., beginning at McCartney, Heather or Tomanek halls -- visitor's choice.
-- Alpha Gamma Delta Open House, 409 W. Eighth.
-- Delta Zeta Open House, 410 W. Sixth.
-- Baseball Reunion Social, 7 p.m., The Golden Q, 809 Ash.

Events on Sunday:
-- Alumni Baseball Game, noon, Lark's Park, West Fourth.

For more information call (785) 628-4430 or toll free at 1-888-351-3591 or visit www.fhsu.edu/alumni.


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