Homecoming Weekend 2011: Friar Flashback


       
Online registration is now closed. Tickets can still be purchased at the door. 



Date & Location
Date: 3/4/2011 to 3/6/2011
Time: 5:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Providence College

 
Contact Information
Sarah Firetto '03
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
401-865-1909
sfiretto@providence.edu
 

Flashback to your days at Providence College and relive all the good times!  Sing along with cover band Bon Journey. Cheer on the Friars as they take on Rutgers University in their final game of the season. Celebrate Mass among friends and family. Listen to the sounds of the Providence College A Cappella Club, and much, much more! Is there a better way to spend a weekend among friends and fellow Friars?

The Providence College Office of Alumni Relations welcomes you to “Friar Flashback” Homecoming Weekend 2011. We are sure that there is something for everyone! We hope you make plans to return home and hope you enjoy the company of your College classmates as you travel back in time to re-experience your favorite Providence College memories.

Review the events below and decide what you'd like to attend. For the first time we are offering discount packages. You will select if you'd like to purchase a package during the first step in the registration process.
 

Friday, March 4, 2011
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meet the Alumni Association
McPhail’s Entertainment Facility
Start off your weekend by coming to McPhail’s to meet Providence College’s National Alumni Association.  Learn how you can get involved, meet area representatives, and find out about upcoming events that you won’t want to miss!  Light fare will be provided.  This event is complimentary.

Friday, March 4, 2011
6:00 PM
2011 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner
The Westin Hotel
Join the Providence College Athletic Department as nine former athletes will be inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame.   This evening of honor and achievement will include a formal ceremony and dinner.  $65 per person. 

Friday, March 4, 2011
9:00 PM
BonJourney
Peterson Recreation Center
Flash back with hits from two of the greatest bands – Bon Jovi AND Journey!   Rock out to favorites like Don’t Stop Believin and Living on a Prayer in the transformed Peterson Rec Center.   Cash bar and snacks will be available.  This is a 21+ event.  Tickets are $5 per person in advance and $10 at the door.

Saturday, March 5, 2011
12:00 PM
Class Agent Meeting and Lunch
President's Dining Room, Slavin Center
A meeting and lunch for all class agents. You must be a class agent to attend. For information about class agents, please click here.

Saturday, March 5, 2011
1:00 PM
Spiritual Lecture
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
“Leaving and ‘Coming Home’: Experiences of Change, Loss, and Reunion”
Spiritual Lecture given by Rev. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P.
*Unfortunately this lecture is canceled. 

Saturday, March 5, 2011
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friars on Ice (Family Ice Skating)
Schneider Arena
Get out your skates and earmuffs! Join the Skating Friar Mascot on the ice for open skating in Schneider Arena! Event is complimentary, but skates are not provided.  

Saturday, March 5, 2011
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Friar Fest and Bus Decorating Competition
Concannon and Slavin Area
Come down for this pre-game rally to get psyched for the men’s basketball game vs. Rutgers!
Hot chocolate and treats, face painting for the big game, and more surprises will be available. Our student clubs will also be competing against each other for the best Forever a Friar decorated bus! Come and help out with the club that you were involved in while you were a student.  Immediately following will be a club reunion throughout upper Slavin – grab a snack and visit with the club you were a member of at PC!  Alumni can park on campus and ride the buses to the game! Bus pick up begins at 5:30pm in front of Concannon. GO FRIARS!

Saturday, March 5, 2011
4:00 PM
A Cappella Concert featuring PC Alumni
Ryan Concert Hall
Enjoy the sounds of students and alumni together at this favorite annual concert! All three PC a cappella groups will perform—Special Guest (all male), Anaclastic (all female), and Strictly Speaking (male and female).  Door open at 3:30 pm

Saturday, March 5, 2011
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Student Club and Organization Reunions
Upper Slavin
Alumni are invited to reunite and reminisce with former members and meet the current members of the organization!   Grab a snack after the Friar Fest and visit with clubs throughout the Slavin Center.  Event is complimentary.

Saturday, March 5, 2011
7:00 PM
Providence College Men’s Basketball Game vs. Rutgers
Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, RI
All inductees will be honored at half time of the game. Tickets can be purchased at the $19 or $30 price point. 

Saturday, March 5, 2011
7:00 PM
Providence College Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Merrimack
Schneider Arena
Friends of Friar Hockey Room opens at 6:00 pm.  Tickets are $10 per person.

Saturday, March 5, 2011
9:00 PM
210 Nights After Graduation
McPhail’s Entertainment Facility, Immediately Following Game
Relive your senior nights at this special one-year reunion for the Class of 2010! Enjoy the night as you catch up with fellow ’10 grads and listen to favorite Class of ’10 music!  This event is complimentary with a cash bar. 

Saturday, March 5, 2011
9:00 PM
Decade Reception: '00s
McFadden's, Immediately following game
Continue the night after the game at one of these great spots! This is a great opportunity to be among friends and classmates from your class year as well as the years around you! Feel free to stop in and say hi at other “decades” as well. Post-Game Parties are complimentary with a cash bar.
1950-1969    Shula’s Private Dining Room
1970-1989    Hilton (Roger Williams Room)
1990-1999    Trinity Brewhouse
2000-2009    McFadden's

Saturday, March 5, 2011
9:00 PM
Decade Reception: '50s & '60s
Shula's Private Dining Room, Immediately following game
Continue the night after the game at one of these great spots! This is a great opportunity to be among friends and classmates from your class year as well as the years around you! Feel free to stop in and say hi at other “decades” as well. Post-Game Parties are complimentary with a cash bar.
1950-1969    Shula’s Private Dining Room
1970-1989    Hilton (Roger Williams Room)
1990-1999    Trinity Brewhouse
2000-2009    McFaddens

Saturday, March 5, 2011
9:00 PM
Decade Reception: '70s & '80s
Hilton, Roger Williams Room, Immediately following game
Continue the night after the game at one of these great spots! This is a great opportunity to be among friends and classmates from your class year as well as the years around you! Feel free to stop in and say hi at other “decades” as well. Post-Game Parties are complimentary with a cash bar.
1950-1969    Shula’s Private Dining Room
1970-1989    Hilton (Roger Williams Room)
1990-1999   Trinity Brewhouse
2000-2009    McFadden's

Saturday, March 5, 2011
9:00 PM
Decade Reception: '90s
Trinity Brewhouse, Immediately following game
Continue the night after the game at one of these great spots! This is a great opportunity to be among friends and classmates from your class year as well as the years around you! Feel free to stop in and say hi at other “decades” as well. Post-Game Parties are complimentary with a cash bar.
1950-1969    Shula’s Private Dining Room
1970-1989    Hilton (Roger Williams Room)
1990-1999    Trinity Brewhouse
2000-2009    McFaddens

Sunday, March 6, 2011
12:00 PM
Homecoming Brunch sponsored by the Providence Area Alumni Club (Mal Brown)
Campus Ministry Center, Immediately following 10:30 am Mass
Mass celebrated by Rev. Brian Shanley, O.P. '80 will honor all alumni deceased in the last year.  Following Mass join us in recognizing student achievement by honoring this year's recipients of the Joseph V. Macandrew Award and the Helen Bert Award which are awarded to two outstanding student athletes that have shown leadership and scholarship during their career at Providence College. Tickets are $15 per person.  



Ticket Packages – Want to get the entire Homecoming experience?
Consider one of our value Ticket Packages!  All packages can be purchased online. 

Ultimate Time Travel Package
Includes:
1 Ticket to the Hall of Fame Dinner
1 Ticket to the BonJourney Concert
1 Ticket to the Men’s Basketball Game ($19 seats)
1 Ticket to the Homecoming Brunch
1 Friar Flashback Homecoming Commemorative T-shirt
1 Retro Discount Bracelet

Package Total = $80

Friar Fanatic Package
Includes:
1 Ticket to the Bon Journey Concert
1 Tickets to the Men’s Basketball Game ($19 seats)
1 Friar Flashback Homecoming Commemorative T-shirt
1 Retro Discount Bracelet

Package Total =$25

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