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Family Friendly Schedule


Reunion Weekend has something for everyone - including your children. Why not show your family your F&M, your dorm, the Green, the library and all those places that hold so many memories. After you have relived those great times, create some new ones…

You are welcome to bring your family to any and all events during Reunion weekend; here is a selection that should appeal to you and your family…

Friday, June 6

2 p.m. Self-Guided Tour of Lancaster
We give you the details and turn you loose on Lancaster. There is so much to see and do in downtown Lancaster. Explore the beauty and the history of the city that was once the capital of the United States.

3 – 4:30 p.m. F&M Campus Tour 
Walk around campus and relive the place you remember and see and learn about what’s new at F&M.

5 -9 p.m. First Friday in Downtown Lancaster
Pick up a First Friday brochure. Enjoy the art galleries, great restaurants and historical venues open late on First Friday.

6:30 p.m. Flashback Friday at F&M – Dinner in the D-Hall
We go old school, bring the family and attend dinner with your class in the D-Hall. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, June 7

10 a.m. Reunion Class Parade
Take a seat in the viewing stands and watch the Reunion alumni parade to the Alumni Celebration.

10:30 a.m. – Noon Alumni Celebration
Reunion volunteers, class awards and celebration of coming back to F&M. Join President Porterfield for this warm and welcoming reconnection.

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Reunion Barbeque
Join your fellow classmates and their families under the big-top for an old fashion BBQ.

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Reunion Alumni Forums
You will hear from the best and the brightest alumni in many of the Reunion classes.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Little Dippers Carnival 
Popcorn, sno-cones, face painting, games and fun for kids of all ages.

2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Ben’s Underground 
Show your family where you “hung out.” Pool, ping pong and foosball…nothing has changed since you left!

3 – 4:30 p.m. F&M Campus Tour
Walk around campus and relive the place you remember and see and learn about what’s new at F&M.

4:30 – 6 p.m. President’s Reception 
President Daniel R. Porterfield open his home to everyone in Reunion and their guests. His family will be there, bring yours!

6 – 10 p.m.
Reunion childcare for children ages 3 and older.

6:30 p.m. Reunion Class Dinners

9 – 11:30 p.m. Party on the Green 
Desserts and beverages, a band and the last blast of the weekend.

Sunday, June 8 

9 – 9:30 a.m. Reunion Sunday Service
Conducted by Reverend Herbert Bomberger’59.

9 – 11 a.m. Reunion Farewell Brunch in the Dining Hall.

Family Fun in and around Lancaster…

North Museum ~ 400 College Ave, Lancaster • (717) 291-3941 Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hands-On House Children’s Museum of Lancaster ~ 721 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-569-KIDS, Museum Open 10am-5pm

Science Factory ~ 454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster • (717) 509-6363 Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Turkey Hill Experience ~ 301 Linden St, Columbia • (717) 684-0817, Mon – Fri.10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 4p.m.

For more family friendly activities - check out the What’s Happening in Lancaster page on the Reunion website to connect to Lancaster Visitor’s Bureau and other links that highlight the activities and programs available in Lancaster.

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