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Family Weekend 2018 Schedule Highlights

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Friday, October 19
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration and Welcome Center open in David Saul Smith Union (advance registration is NOT required.)
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Opportunity to attend classes. Open class schedule TBA.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Arnold D. Kates Lecture with Harry Elam, Senior Vice Provost for Education, Vice President for the Arts, Freeman-Thorton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, and the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities.
1:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. President's Summer Research Symposium - students present their summer research during a poster session
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Exercises - a celebration of student scholarly achievement
Evening: A variety of entertainment options for families and guests. See mobile app for a full schedule.

Saturday, October 20
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration and Welcome Center open in David Saul Smith Union (advance registration is NOT required.)
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Q&A with President Clayton Rose, Dean for Academic Affairs Elizabeth McCormack, and Dean of Student Affairs Tim Foster
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Special Faculty Presentations. See mobile app for details.
Afternoon: Athletic Games. Visit the Bowdoin Athletics Calendar for a full schedule.
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Performance by the Bowdoin Chorus, directed by Anthony Antolini '63
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Performance by the Bowdoin Chamber Choir, directed by Robert K. Greenlee
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Student Group Performances - dance, a capella, and more!

Sunday, October 21
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 5K Family Fun Run (registration begins at 8:15 a.m.)
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Jazz Brunch at Thorne Dining Hall
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Performance by the Bowdoin College Concert Band, directed by John P. Morneau