WARNING: This schedule goes back to before the change in Commencement dates. It may still be a useful outline but the dates won't work!
April 3 Senior Party! What do you want to be when you grow up! – Come over to the Pforzheimer House to party with the Senior Class!! Tickets are $10 pre-sale at the Box Office. 10:00pm – 2:00am ALL YOU CAN DRINK! WILL SELL OUT!
April 17-19 Red Sox Games – Pay a visit to Fenway Park before you graduate! Spend time with members of your 2009 Senior Class with Cracker Jacks in one hand and a Sausage King in the other and watch America’s favorite ballgame.
April 21 Class Day Speeches Deadline – All seniors welcome to submit Ivy or Harvard Orations DUE: 1:00pm. firstname.lastname@example.org
April 30 Harvard Alumni & The Class of ’09 Unite Come to the QHPub for a night of mingling with Boston Area Alums Open Bar 9:00-10pm
May 3 Champagne Brunch – Sunday, 11:30am – 2:00pm. Annenberg Hall. Enjoy a nostalgic morning in your freshman dining hall. Laugh about all the good times you have had at Harvard as you sip champagne with friends. No charge. Check with your House Rep. for details
May 13 Picnic on the Charles – Wednesday, 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Come enjoy a low-key gathering on the banks of the Charles River. Dunster House will be BBQing for the Class of ’09. This event is $2 and will be ticketed through the box office for food provision purposes.
Senior Week Begins . . . All buses, as indicated below, to Senior Week Events leave from and return to Mt. Auburn Street in front of Lowell House
May 25 Six Flags Trip – Monday. Spend a day at Six Flags New England riding on roller coasters and chillin’ out with the rest of the Senior Class! Bus leaves at 9:00am! Tickets $38 (includes park entrance and bus transportation, 2 tickets per HU ID) available at Box Office. This event will SELL OUT!!
May 26 Moonlight Cruise – Tuesday. Boat leaves at 8:00pm! Come have a blast on one of the cities largest boats on an annual cruise around Boston Harbor. Take the Red Line to South Station to The Silver Line stop: The World Trade Center. 21+ HU ID and License required.Tickets $20 in advance at the Holyoke Box Office. (2 tickets per HU ID) This event will SELL OUT!!
May 27 Dim Sum Lunch – Wednesday, 1:00pm. Come to an all you can eat dim sum lunch at Hee La Moon at 88 Beach Street, Boston 02111. Tickets are $13 and can be picked up at the Box Office. 2 tickets per HU ID. Seniors only.
May 27 Talent Show – Wednesday, 8:00pm – 11:00pm. Watch your classmates shine on stage at Sanders Theatre. All are welcome to sign up. For more info contact Lumumba email@example.com or Margaret firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are limited & free at HBO.
May 28 Quad Luau – Thursday, 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Enjoy an exotic afternoon on Harvard’s own beautiful “island”… the Quad. Unlimited food, entertainment, friends and sunshine. No ticket no charge.
May 28 Last Chance Dance – Thursday, 10:00pm – 2:00am. The Roxy at 279 Tremont Street. Take the Red Line to the Green Line stop: Boylston. 21+ HU ID and License required. Tickets $15 in advance at the Holyoke Box Office.
May 29 Wine Tasting – Friday. Trip to the Westport Winery at 12:00pm returning by 4:00pm. Tour & tasting included. 21+ Tickets $26, available at Box Office. (2 tickets per HU ID)
May 29 Casino Night – Friday. Buses to Foxwoods Casino leave at 5:00pm. You get a trip down to the casino and $30 in food and gaming vouchers for your enjoyment!! Bus departs Foxwoods at Midnight. Subsidized by the class committee! Tickets are $28 at HBO.
May 30 Senior Soiree – Saturday, 9:00pm – 1:00am, under the Science Center Tent. Come enjoy a festive time with your fellow seniors. Dancing and libations provided. Tickets $20 available at the HBO. SENIORS ONLY & WILL SELL OUT! 2 TIX PER HU ID.
May 31 Senior Olympics – Sunday, 3:00pm – 6:00pm at Athletics. Enjoy an amazing afternoon with a DJ, adult beverages, sunshine, and healthy competition. Sign up for your House team through you House Rep. ($7 to participate, space is limited).
May 31 Class of 2009 BBQ – Sunday, begins around 6:00pm. Say farewell to Senior Week, and take an opportunity to get your yearbook signed. Come down to Athletics for Redbones BBQ, all you can eat with many vegetarian options! $10 all you can eat and drink!
The Commencement Festivities Begin . . . June 2 Baccalaureate Services – Tuesday, 2:00pm in Memorial Church. Line up in front of Holworthy starting at 1:45pm. Senior processional march, in caps and gowns, through the Alumni Classes of 1944, 1949 & 1954.
Senior Class Picture – Tuesday, on Widener steps following Baccalaureate.
Senior Class Family Dinner & Party – Tuesday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, McCurdy Field. Reservation only, complimentary for graduating seniors. Additional tickets $15 per person, available at the Senior Desk at 124 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th floor – opens May 12.
June 3 Class Day Luncheon – Wednesday, 12:00pm. Old Yard. Free for seniors and two guests; $10 each additional guest – tickets available at the Senior Desk at 124 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th floor – opens May 12.
Class Day Exercises – Wednesday, 2:00pm. Tercentenary Theatre. Featuring the Harvard and Ivy Orations, the presentation of the Ames Award, and the Class Ode. Guest Speaker Matt Lauer.
Master’s Receptions – Wednesday, approximately 5:00pm. Check with your House Office for details.
Band, Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society Concert – Wednesday, 8:00pm. Tercentenary Theatre.
June 4 Commencement Exercises – Thursday, 9:45am. Tercentenary Theatre.(These exercises will be televised on Cambridge channel 54 OR Boston Channel 12, in individual Houses, and in The Science Center)
Luncheon & Degree Presentation Ceremonies – Thursday, 12:00pm. For graduating seniors and their families in the Houses. Complimentary luncheon tickets for graduating seniors and two guests. Please see House Office for more information.
Annual Meeting of Harvard Alumni Association – Thursday, 2:30pm. Tercentenary Theatre. Featured speaker Stephen Chu.