Upcoming Events

Boston Bates Book Club: Miller’s Valley

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Please join the Boston Bates Book Club to discuss Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen — hosted by Marcia O’Shea ’61 in Holliston, Mass. For more information and to RSVP, contact Lisa Romeo at romeoli66@gmail.com.


Bates in Denver: Cook Street School of Culinary Arts

Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6–9 p.m.
Join alumni, parents, and friends at the Cook Street School of Culinary Arts for a Bates community cooking class. This private class with chef instructors will explore the ins and outs of seasonal dishes. To top it off, you’ll enjoy your gourmet meal with fellow Bobcats.
Cook Street School of Culinary Arts

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Bates at the Clippers

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Mark your calendars to join Bates alumni, parents, and friends for a family-friendly event at the annual Los Angeles Clippers game. We’ll gather for a pre-game brunch at Bottlerock before heading to the game at Staples Center.

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Boston Bates Book Club

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Please join the Boston Bates Book Club to discuss Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty — hosted by Judy Patkin ’57 in Lexington, Mass. For more information and to RSVP, contact Lisa Romeo at romeoli66@gmail.com.


Bates in Chicago: Plant Chicago

Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12:30–3:30 p.m.
Join Chicago-area Bates alumni and parents for a tour of Plan Chicago’s monthly farmer’s market, followed by a craft beer tasting at Whiner Beer Co. and a pastry tasting at Pleasant House. This family-friendly event is hoted by Jonathan Pereira ’98, executive director of Plant Chicago, who will lead the tour of the plant. All ages welcome! Tickets are $10 per person.
Plant Chicago, 1400 W 46th St., Chicago, Ill.

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Boston Bates Book Club: Valiant Ambition

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Please join the Boston Bates Book Club to discuss Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick— hosted by Joanna Bickford ’68 in Marlborough, Mass. For more information and to RSVP, contact Lisa Romeo at romeoli66@gmail.com.


Boston Bates Book Club: The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Please join the Boston Bates Book Club to discuss The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith — hosted by Thayer Olsen ’67 in Norfolk, Mass. For more information and to RSVP, contact Lisa Romeo at romeoli66@gmail.com.


Bates Reunion 2017

June 9–11, 2017
More than 1,000 Bates alumni and friends will return to campus for a Reunion Weekend packed with fun, memory-making activities, including a lobster bake, fireworks, the Alumni Parade, class dinner, faculty lectures, Outing Club trips and the Camp Bates children’s program.

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Bates at the Colorado Rockies

Sunday, July 9, 2017 at noon
Join Bates alumni, parents, and friends for a family-friendly event at the Colorado Rockies game. We’ll gather for a pre-game reception at The Rooftop at Coors Field before heading to the Rockies vs. White Sox game at Coors FieldPrices ($15 per person; $10 for children) include a game ticket and $15 voucher for refreshments or merchandise within the park.

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