Upcoming Events

Bates Days of Service — Phippsburg: Bates-Morse Mountain Cleanup

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10 a.m.
Spend the day cleaning the beach and preparing it for the upcoming summer season with Bates friends. Lunch will be provided.
Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Center, Phippsburg, Maine | Driving Directions

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Bates Days of Service — Lewiston: Rebuilding Together

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7 a.m.–4 p.m.
Volunteers will help repair and restore homes for those in need.
Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

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Bates Mini-Reunion at RiRa

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 3–6 p.m.
Join the 5th, 10th, and surrounding class years for a Bates mini-Reunion gathering at RiRa in the Old Port. Spouses, kids, and Bates friends are welcome!
RiRa, 72 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine

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Bates Plus You: The Bates Campaign Launch in Boston

May 16, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Be in Boston to launch The Bates Campaign with Master of Ceremonies Bryant Gumbel ’70. President Clayton Spencer and the Board of Trustees invite you to join alumni, parents, faculty, students, and friends as we come together to celebrate Bates and this exciting next chapter. RSVP by Wednesday, April 26.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Bates Plus You: The Bates Campaign Launch in New York

May 18, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Be in New York City to launch The Bates Campaign with Master of Ceremonies Bryant Gumbel ’70. President Clayton Spencer and the Board of Trustees invite you to join alumni, parents, faculty, students, and friends as we come together to celebrate Bates and this exciting next chapter. RSVP by Wednesday, April 26.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York City

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 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 Plus You: The Bates Campaign Launch in San Francisco

June 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Be in San Francisco to launch The Bates Campaign. President Clayton Spencer and the Board of Trustees invite you to join alumni, parents, faculty, students, and friends as we come together to celebrate Bates and this exciting next chapter. RSVP by Wednesday, April 26.
The Village, 969 Market Street, San Francisco

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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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