THUNDER BAY – There will be something for everyone at Lakehead University during this weekend’s Homecoming celebration.
“Homecoming is an exceptional opportunity for Lakehead alumni to reconnect with the University and for future alumni to see what Lakehead is all about,” said Dr. Brian Stevenson, President and Vice-Chancellor.
Visit the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse to exercise and swim for free on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Fitness Centre at the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse is free on Friday and Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm., and on Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm. The pool is available on Friday from noon to 1:30 pm and from 2:30 to 4 pm; Saturday from 1 to 2:30 pm; and Sunday from 1 to 2:30 pm.
Lakehead University has changed a lot in the last 50 years. Come for a tour on Friday or Saturday by checking in at the Agora from 10 am to 3 pm.
A bonfire with family friendly activities will be held on Friday from 4 to 8 pm at Lake Tamblyn, hosted by Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism.
Visit the Bora Laskin Building for a barbecue hosted by the Faculty of Education with a performance by local entertainers the Grumpy Grandpas on Friday from 5 to 7:30 pm.
The Sensational Hot Rods will get the 1960s party started at the Outpost Pub on Friday from 8 pm until 1 am. The first 300 people to arrive will receive a free Steam Whistle pint glass. There will be a $5 cover charge for this 19-plus event and tickets will not be sold in advance.
A Superior Science Kids’ Camp, presenting Jitterbugs, will be on Saturday from 9:30 am to noon for children aged six to 11 years old. Kids will spend the morning exploring science while their parents tour the Science and Environmental Studies Faculty. This is a free event. Pre-registration is required.
A speaker series running on Saturday will feature talks by Lakehead University experts.
Please visit www.50.lakeheadu.ca for more information and to register.