Past Events

Jun
17

2019 Young Alumni Volunteer Seminar: Portland ME

A conversation on young alumni engagement and philanthropy for Bates’ fundraising and engagement volunteers. RSVP by June 10 for access to the pre-reading for this…

Jun
17

16th Annual Alan Goddard ’53 Memorial Football Golf Outing

Join Bates Football alumni, parents, and friends for a day of golf and fun at the beautiful Wentworth by the Sea Country Club in Rye, NH.

Jun
11

Boston Bates Business Network and Winderlea Vinyard & Winery

The Bates Business Network warmly welcomes to Boston Winderlea Vineyard & Winery at City Winery Join us for an unforgettable wine tasting journey hosted by founder…

Jun
7

Bates Reunion 2019

Reunion 2019: June 7–9! We hope you’ll join us for a wonderful weekend packed with fun memory-making activities! Summer is the perfect time to return…

Jun
2

#BatesServes in Standish, ME

Join fellow Bobcats across the country to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Bates Days of Service — a program honoring the Bates traditions of informed…

May
21

Boston Alumnae Book Club: The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

May
19

#BatesServes in Washington, DC

Join fellow Bobcats across the country to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Bates Days of Service—a program honoring the Bates traditions of informed civic action…

May
18

#BatesServes in Chicago

Join fellow Bobcats across the country to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Bates Days of Service—a program honoring the Bates traditions of informed civic action…

May
15

’Cat Chat with Short Term Practitioner Eugene Kim ’08

Join us for a live, interactive webinar with Short Term Practitioner Eugene Kim ’08 to be interviewed by Dean Reese.

May
9

Bates at the Portland Museum of Art

Associate Curator of Contemporary Art Jaime DeSimone ’01 will lead a talk in the Hamill Gallery on Richard Avedon: Portraits 1952-1970.

May
5

#BatesServes in New York City

Join fellow Bobcats across the country to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Bates Days of Service—a program honoring the Bates traditions of informed civic action…

May
4

2019 Lewiston Day of Service- Rebuilding Together

Join fellow Bobcats across the country to celebrate the 15th Annual Bates Day of Service — a program honoring the Bates traditions of informed civic…

Apr
30

Boston Alumnae Book Club: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Apr
26

Bates Dance: 50th Dance Reunion

50th Dance Reunion Weekend Celebration on April 26-28. Join us for an array of workshops, panels, showings, shared meals, and a trip through the Bates Dance…

Apr
23

2019 Young Alumni Volunteer Seminar

A conversation on young alumni engagement and philanthropy for Bates’ fundraising and engagement volunteers. RSVP by April 7 for access to the pre-reading for this…

Apr
20

Softball Doubleheader and Dinner with the Team

The Bates Softball team invites you to join the team, fellow alumni, parents, and friends for the annual Bates Softball alumnae dinner, following a doubleheader…

Apr
20

D.C. Club Spring Hike 2019

Join local Bates alumni, parents and friends on Saturday, April 20, 2019 for a 10-mile hike in the Massanutten Mountains of the George Washington National…

Apr
13

Days of Service 2019- Morse Mountain Cleanup

Join fellow Bobcats across the country to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Bates Days of Service — a program honoring the Bates traditions of informed…

Mar
30

Bates at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics

Calling all Bates alumni, family, and friends—mark your calendars for the inaugural Bates at the Brooklyn Nets event. Join us for appetizers near the Barclays…

Mar
26

Boston Alumnae Book Club: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Mar
7

Portland Bates Network at the Maine Red Claws

Join the Portland Bates Network for a fun filled basketball game at the Maine Red Claws!

Mar
6

Boston Business Network Presents: Boston’s Opioid Epidemic: Innovative Solutions Across Sectors

Join the Bates Boston Business Network to learn more about what is being done to combat opioid addiction and the unique collaborative responses, that may help us overcome the crisis.

Mar
6

Distinguished Alumni in Residence 2019

The College Key is pleased to announce this year’s Distinguished Alumna in Residence, Katie Burke ’03, Chief People Officer at HubSpot. Join us on campus for…

Mar
2

Inaugural Bates Baseball First Pitch Dinner

Bates Baseball is hosting the Inaugural First Pitch Dinner in Boston at the Lenox Hotel.

Mar
1

Bates Happy Hour: Living & Working in Maine

Meet current Bates students and staff from the Center for Purposeful Work for a Friday night happy hour in Portland. Learn more about Purposeful Work…

Feb
28

Boston Bruins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Bates alumni, parents, and Friends of Bates Athletics will be gathering for our second annual Boston Bruins game vs. their division rival Tampa Bay Lightning.  Join…

Feb
26

Boston Alumnae Book Club: A Passage to India by EM Forster

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Feb
22

2019 Alpine and Nordic Ski Carnivals and Dinner

Please join Bates Alpine and Nordic Skiing alumni, parents, friends, and athletes for the Bates Alpine and      Nordic Ski Carnival (NCAA East Regionals)….

Feb
21

Young Alumni NESCAC Happy Hour in NYC

Meet old friends and new at this young alumni happy hour! Eight NESCAC schools are partnering to create an evening of fun. We hope you…

Feb
20

Bates Baseball Dinner and Competition in Florida

Join Bates Baseball for a game or for the team dinner as they travel to Florida for February break.

Feb
13

2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival in Portland- Sold Out!

Join the Portland Bates Network for the 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival in Portland, ME.

Feb
9

Men’s Hockey Alumni Game and Dinner [CANCELLED]

Join the Bates Men’s Hockey team for an alumni game and dinner on campus in Lewiston.

Feb
1

Swimming & Diving Purposeful Work Presentation and Dinner

Join the Swimming and Diving team for a Purposeful Work presentation and Dinner in Worcester, MA.

Jan
29

Boston Alumnae Book Club: The Bostonians by Henry James

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Jan
28

Bates at the LA Clippers vs. Atlanta Hawks Game

Calling all Bates alumni, parents, and friends—mark your calendars for the annual Bates at the Los Angeles Clippers event! Come out and cheer for Tobias…

Jan
22

Greater Portland Bates Book Club: Poetry Night

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Greater Portland Bates Book Club!…

Jan
21

MLK Day Book Discussion: Real American: A Memoir | Webinar

Join us for a webinar-based book club discussion about this year’s Common Read, Real American: A Memoir by Julie Lythcott-Haims. This authentic memoir explores how race…

Jan
16

2019 Hammond Lecture

Sponsored by the George S. Hammond ’43, H’73 Eminent Scientist Lecture Fund is given in honor of George S. Hammond by his associates and students from Iowa State College under the guidance of Jay K. Kochi. The fund supports lectures by scientists specifically chosen by students and faculty in the Bates chemistry department.

Jan
4

2019 Women’s Basketball Alumnae Weekend

Join alumnae, parents and friends for a fun filled day of alumnae event and Bates Women’s Basketball!

Dec
12

Bay Area Bates Holiday Gathering

Celebrate the holiday season with fellow Bay Area alumni and parents at a networking gathering. We’ll enjoy : (Re)connecting with fellow alumni and parents in…

Dec
5

BBBN: Industry Roundtables

Join members of the Boston Bates Business Network to discuss top-of-mind industry matters with fellow alumni and parents! Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. $25…

Dec
4

Boston Alumnae Book Club: One Goal by Amy Bass ’92

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Dec
4

NESCAC Young Alumni Holiday Mixer in West Hollywood

What better way to kick-off the holiday season than meeting up with old friends and creating new ones! The event is free to attend and…

Nov
27

Greater Portland Bates Book Club: Less by Andrew Sean Greer

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Greater Portland Bates Book Club!…

Nov
17

D.C. Club Fall Hike 2018

Join local Bates alumni, parents, and friends for an 8.6-mile circuit hike to Meneka Peak near the northern end of the Massanutten Mountains in the…

Nov
6

Food and Brews in Portland, ME

Join the Portland Bates Network on Election night 2018 for some food, brew, and fun with nationally acclaimed, award-winning chef Andrew Taylor  ’03 (Eventide, Hugos,…

Nov
1

Kimberly Bartosik Performance at BAM

“Suspended in light and its stark absence, bodies pulse with internalized forces of faith—restlessly, tenderly, and violently confronting one another. I hunger for you emanates from choreographer…

Oct
30

Boston Alumnae Book Club: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them?…

Elizabeth Rush
Oct
27

Twenty-Second Annual Otis Lecture

The college’s Philip J. Otis Committee invites members of the Bates community to attend the Twenty-Second Annual Otis Lecture: “On Rising: Exertion, Activism, and Art…

Oct
27

Celebrating the Life of Webster L. Harrison ’63

Join classmates, teammates, and former athletes as we celebrate the life of Coach Webster L. Harrison’63.