Upcoming Events

Boston Business Network Industry Roundtables
November 29, 2017, 6 p.m.
Join members of the Boston Bates Business Network to discuss top-of-mind industry matters with fellow alumni and parents. Following a social networking reception, attendees can participate in sector-specific breakout sessions moderated by business leaders.

The Harvard Club of Boston
Back Bay Clubhouse
374 Commonwealth Avenue

Admission, including hors d’oeuvres and cashbar, is $20 per person and $10 for alumni in classes of 2013–2017. If you have any questions, please contact Katherine Nuñez Velazquez 17 in the Bates Office of Alumni & Family Engagement, 207-755-5976.

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A Q Brothers Christmas Carol
December 3, 2017
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago, Ill.
Join alumni and families for what the Chicago Sun Times calls “A wildly engaging hip-hop take on Dickens’ classic,” featuring Q Brothers writer, director of choreography, and cast member Postell Pringle ’98. A Bates pre-reception will be held from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., followed by the performance at 6 p.m.

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If you have any questions, please contact Meredith LaChapelle in the Bates Office of Alumni & Family Engagement, 207-786-8372.


Boston Alumnae Book Club
December 5, 2017, 6 p.m.
Hosted by Nancy Payne ’55, Wellesley, Mass.

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
RSVP to Lisa Romeo ’88


Bates at the Cleveland Museum of Art
December 5, 2017, 6 p.m.

Join Cleveland-area alumni and parents for a cocktail reception at Provenance in the Cleveland Museum of Art, and a guided tour of the The Jazz Age Exhibit: American Style in the 1920s.

6–9 p.m.
Cocktail reception
Provenance at the Cleveland Museum of Art

7–7:30 p.m.
Guided Tour
The Jazz Age Exhibit

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If you have questions, please contact Katherine Nuñez Velazquez ’17 in the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement, 207-755-5976, if you have any questions.


Clippers vs. Celtics in Los Angeles
January 24, 2018
Join Bates alumni, parents, and friends for a pre-game reception and the NBA matchup in Los Angeles.

5:30 p.m.
Pre-game Reception
BottleRock
1050 S Flower Street #167
(Enter on 11th Street)

7:30 p.m.
Clippers vs. Celtics
Staples Center
1111 S Figueroa Street

Admission, including hors d’oeuvres and game tickets, is $70 per adult and $55 for alumni in classes of 2008–2017. Please contact Katherine Nuñez Velazquez ’17 in the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement, 207-755-5976, if you have any questions.

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Boston Alumnae Book Club
January 30, 2018, 6 p.m.
Hosted by Holly Zaitchik ’67, Wayland, Mass.
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
RSVP to Lisa Romeo ’88


The Twenty-First Annual Phillip J. Otis Lecture
January 31, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Olin Arts Center Concert Hall

James G. Workman, journalist, author, and essayist on water scarcity, conservation, and global warming, will deliver a talk titled, “Owning the Wild: How Conservation Markets  Replenish the Earth by Harnessing Our Self Interest.” Alumni are welcome to attend without registering in advance. Please email Heather Fear or call 207-753-6950 if you have any questions.


Boston Alumnae Book Club
February 27, 2018, 6 p.m.
Hosted by Marcia O’Shea ’61, Holliston, Mass.
Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
RSVP to Lisa Romeo ’88


Boston Alumnae Book Club
March 27, 2018, 6 p.m.
Hosted by Lisa Farrell Wilk ’82, Marlborough, Mass.
The Red Coat by Dolley Carson
RSVP to Lisa Romeo ’88


Boston Alumnae Book Club
April 24, 2018, 6 p.m.
Location TBD
Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
RSVP to Lisa Romeo ’88


Boston Alumnae Book Club
May 22, 2018, 6 p.m.
Hosted by Thayer Olson ’67, Norfolk, Mass.
Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
RSVP to Lisa Romeo ’88


Reunion Weekend
June 8–10, 2018
Join us for a wonderful weekend packed with fun memory-making activities! Summer is the perfect time to return to campus and reconnect with friends. Camp Bates makes Reunion a terrific family vacation, too! Camp Bates offers engaging programming for children ages 4 to 13 on Friday evening, Saturday morning, and Saturday evening.

Registration opens in February 2018.


BatesServes 2018
Celebrate the 13th-annual Bates Days of Service this spring and summer by participating in community service projects with fellow Bates community members and their families across the country. Co-sponsored by the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Days of Service celebrates the Bates traditions of informed civic action and stewardship of the wider world.

The 2018 Bates Days of Service will take place throughout spring and summer in several locations nationwide.

Registration opens in spring 2018.


Back to Bates: Homecoming & Family Weekend
October 5–7, 2018
The annual fall campus celebration features the largest a cappella concert of the year, home athletic contests, student presentations and faculty lectures, arts showcases, a petting zoo, a dessert fair, an all-campus barbecue, and the ever-popular Harvest Dinner. More than 2,000 alumni, parents, and friends returned to campus for Back to Bates: Homecoming & Family Weekend in 2017. We look forward to seeing you in early October 2018!

Registration opens in late summer 2018.