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Family Weekend 2014

Parents Weekend
Parents Weekend
Parents Weekend
Parents Weekend
Parents Weekend
Parents Weekend
Parents Weekend
Parents Weekend

A Highlight of Weekend Events

Friday, October 31, 2014

Morning- Opportunities to attend classes
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Register at the Family Weekend welcome table on the lower level of the David Saul Smith Union
Ongoing- Open houses and tours of Bowdoin's museums and libraries
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sarah and James Bowdoin Day celebration, an academic convocation to honor student scholars. All families are welcome to attend the ceremony featuring a keynote address; a student address; and musical performances by the Bowdoin College Music Department.  A reception will follow for students, families, faculty and staff.
Evening- Various opportunities to entertain your entire family

Saturday, November 1, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Register at the Family Weekend welcome table on the lower level of the David Saul Smith Union
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Open discussion with President Mills and staff (Daggett Lounge, Thorne Hall)
Ongoing-  Faculty presentations, athletic competitions, museum tours, open houses, and concerts throughout the day 
Evening- Various opportunities to entertain your entire family

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Morning- 5K Fun Run
Afternoon-  Bowdoin College Concert Band performance

For a sampling of previous events, please see the 2013 Family Weekend brochure. Please note that events and activities change from year to year.

Don't forget to check out the Bowdoin Bookstore!  For more information on meal hours, menus, and the "Just Like Home" recipe contest, please visit Dining!

Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2

Family Weekend is an opportunity for parents, grandparents, siblings and friends to visit, see and learn about life at Bowdoin. Advance registration is not required for Family Weekend. Throughout the weekend there will be a registration table set up in the lower level of the David Saul Smith Union. The registration table will provide you with important information including: the detailed schedule of events, open class schedule, new additions to the weekend list of activities, two complimentary dining tickets, Family Weekend buttons, and much more.

Accessibility
Handicapped parking spaces are designated in all parking areas. If you or one of your family members have accessibility questions, please contact the Office of Events and Summer Programs at 207-725-3433 or events@bowdoin.edu.

Accommodations & Restaurants
It is strongly recommended that arrangements for overnight accommodations be made in advance as rooms book quickly. For more information on local accommodations and restaurants, please review the visiting Bowdoin section of our website or contact the Southern Midcoast Chamber of Commerce at 207-725-8797 for a more extensive list.

Contact Us
If you have specific questions, please contact the Office of Events and Summer Programs at events@bowdoin.edu or call 207-725-3433.