Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Homecoming

Alumnae/i

Friday

9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Parent & Alumnae/i Check-in
Balfour–Hood Campus Center

9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Classes Open for Families
Sit in on a class and see Wheaton students and faculty in action.
Course schedule available at check-in.
Locations throughout campus

12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Farmers Market
Aftertaste's first farmer's market of the year! There will be on-campus and off-campus vendors. Experience one of Wheaton’s favorite Friday afternoon community events. Purchase locally grown and made products.
Library Green, The Dimple
(in case of rain: Balfour-Hood Campus Center)

12:30–6:30 p.m.
Gallery Exhibition: Nature Talks Back
Through sculpture, video, photography, and installation, Nature Talks Back examines the age-old  tension between culture and nature. Why do we think of nature as posed against industry and culture? Does there need to be an either/or? Where is the balance?
The Beard and Weil Galleries, Watson Fine Arts

1:45-4:15 p.m.
Community Service Opportunity:
To Daggett Crandell Home in Norton to have an ice cream social and conversation with their residents. After we will go outside and plant new shrubs to beautify their landscape. Transportation is provided. Space is limited. Please RSVP to sssr@wheatoncollege.edu if interested.

2:30–3:30 pm
Student Government Association:
State of Wheaton & 2013-14 Inauguration
Join SGA President Joseph Campbell and the entire Student Government Association as they share their plans for the year as well as welcome the recently elected SGA Executive Board, Senators and Class officers.
Atrium, Balfour-Hood Campus Center

4-5 p.m.
Parent & Family Reception with FYS Faculty
A great way for families to connect informally with faculty currently teaching First-Year Seminar. The FYS courses offer students the opportunity to learn in small classes through reading and regular discussion, writing and critical engagement with controversial ideas. Welcome to all families, not just first years!
Diana Davis Spencer Cafe, Mars Center for Science & Technology

5:30–7:30 p.m.
Shabbat   
Join our diverse Jewish community for a simple Shabbat meal. Welcome to all. Advance registration required, $10.
Woolley Room, Mary Lyon Hall

7 p.m.
Observatory Open  
Activities include an astronomical slideshow and short presentation and a visit to our rooftop viewing on clear nights through a number of our large aperture telescopes.
Hindle Auditorium & Mars Observatory, Mars Center for Science &Technology

7 p.m.
Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony 
Advance resgistration required.
Emerson Dining Hall

8 p.m.
Wheaton Voices Concert
Savor the sweet harmonies of Wheaton’s choristers in a concert featuring the Wheatones, Whims, Chorale, Chamber Singers, Gentlemen Callers, The Blend and Voices United to Jam.
Cole Memorial Chapel

9 p.m.
BACCHUS Movie: Monsters University
Hindle Auditorium, Science Center

10 p.m.
iSpeak Spoken Word Performances
Lyons Den, 22 Taunton Avenue

10 p.m.
Dimple Divers Show
Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts

 

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