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Celebrating 225 Years

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Calendar of Events

Franklin & Marshall will hold a variety of educational and cultural events marking the College's 225th anniversary throughout the 2012-13 academic year. Check back often for new listings:

Aug. 28. 2012
Convocation, Manning Alumni Green
F&M campus

Sept. 6, 2012
Faculty and Professional Staff Opening Semester Reception 
President's Residence

Sept. 14, 2012
Franklin & Marshall Community & Alumni Barnstormers Game (with fireworks)
Clipper Magazine Stadium, Lancaster

Oct. 19-21, 2012
Homecoming/Family Weekend
F&M campus

Nov. 8, 2012
Picture This: Images and Stories of F&M’s History
Common Hour with David P. Schuyler and David M. Stameshkin
F&M campus

Nov. 15, 2012
225th Anniversary Celebration for alumni, parents and friends
Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum
Nov. 29, 2012
225th Anniversary Gala
New York City

Feb. 23, 2013
Ask for It! Women and the Power of Negotiation
Council for Women of F&M Workshop with Sara Laschever (for students and alumnae), Catering Suite

Feb. 27, 2013
Rite of Spring Centennial: Film and live dance performance by the Flying Lions Dance Company
Ware Center at Millersville University (42 N. Prince St., Lancaster)

March 2, 2013
The Rite of Spring at 100
Lecture-Demonstration Karen Liestra-Jones and Performance by The F&M Philharmonia, and Community Musicians Brian Norcross, Conductor
Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts

March 3, 2013
Happy Anniversary!
Featuring the premiere performance of Poor Richard's Glees by Theodore Wiprud, composed for the 225th anniversary of Franklin & Marshall College, and other music that spans more than 225 years of music history.
F&M College Chorus and Chamber Singers Concert, William Wright, Conductor
Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts

March 4, 2013
How Diaghilev’s legacy first came to America: the Lifar collection, Balanchine and Chick Austin
Lecture by Gene Gaddis, Archivist, The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
Phillips Museum of Art

March 4, 2013
Film Showing: Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
Brooks College House Commons

March 4-25, 2013
Exhibition: The Rite of Spring and Trans-Atlantic Modernism
Phillips Museum of Art, Dana Gallery

March 7, 2013
Rite of Spring Centennial: Ballets Russes
Lecture by Lynn Garafola (Barnard College), Brooks House Great Room

April 21, 2013
Spring Choral Concert
F&M College Chorus and Chamber Singers joined by members of the Lancaster Symphony and Lancaster Symphony Chorus Rutter.
Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts

May 11, 2013
F&M campus

June 7–9, 2013
Reunion Weekend
F&M campus