June 4 - Thursday
James Wallace Society Dinner
By invitation only for those who have included Macalester in their estate plans. Email Chris Solso for more information.
MATCHA Night at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St., San Francisco
Enjoy MATCHA night at the Asian Art Museum with Bay area alumni. MATCHA kicks off its third season with multi-sensory offerings of healing arts from all over Asia: acupuncture, cupping, Japanese shiatsu, Thai foot massage, and more. Sample tea, check out medicinal herbs from China, Japan, India and Tibet, have your pulse diagnosed, tour the galleries, or unwind with cocktails and live music. $5, or no cost with museum admission. Contact Julie Zhu '97 to RSVP or with questions.
Details at asianart.org
At the home of Valerie Plummer '99, Portland, Ore.
Discuss Red Scarf by Kate Furnivall with Portland-area alumni. This historical novel tells the story of Sophia Morozova, a prisoner in a Siberian labor camp in the 1930s. Vowing to save her friend and fellow prisoner Anna Fedorina from certain death, Sophia escapes and attempts to find Anna's lifelong love and convince him to help her rescue Anna from the camp. Food and beverages will be provided. To RSVP, email Valerie.
June 5 - Friday
Reunion 2009 Begins
20th Annual Mac Hac Golf Scramble
Oak Marsh Golf Course, 526 Inwood Ave. N, Oakdale, Minn.
Golfers are invited to enjoy the 20th annual golf outing and help support Macalester's student athletes. For more information or to request a paper registration form, contact Deanna Cahoon.
Register and read details
June 7 - Sunday
7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Puget Sound Komen Race for the Cure
Qwest Field, 800 Occidental Ave S., Seattle, Wash.
Portland- and Seattle-area alumni, family and friends raise money to fight breast cancer by participating in Race for the Cure. Detailed information about the team's meeting time and location will be provided closer to the event date. Join the Macalester College Scots Race for the Cure team (sign up here). Email Edward West '95 or Firat Taydas '91 for more information.
June 13 - Saturday
Friends of Terwilliger Restoration Work Party
Terwilliger and Hamilton Streets, Portland, Ore.
Portland-area alumni join Friends of Terwilliger and the West Willamette Restoration Partnership to restore our urban forest in southwest Portland. Email volunteer leader Amanda Wilson from Three Rivers Land Conservancy to sign up. Tools, gloves, water, and snacks will be provided. Bring your rain boots and a friend, and come ready to work! Meet near the public restrooms at the corner of SW Terwilliger and SW Hamilton Streets.
Volunteer Day at Greater Chicago Food Depository
Greater Chicago Food Depository, 4100 W. Ann Lurie Pl., Chicago
Chicago-area alumni volunteer a morning at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. To sign up or find out more, contact Susan Perry '83.
June 17 - Wednesday
East Bay Happy Hour
Jupiter Beerhouse, 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, Calif.
Join Mac alumni for a happy hour at Jupiter in Berkeley. Email Emily Stone '98 to RSVP.
Visit Jupiter's website
June 19 - Friday
D.C. Jazz in the Garden
National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Enjoy jazz, picnic food, and great company at Jazz in the Garden, held every Friday, May through October, at the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden. Please bring a picnic blanket and food and beverages and friends for a relaxing evening. Specific gathering time and location to be announced. Email Rachel Firgens '07 to RSVP.
June 28 - Sunday
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Macalester at Twin Cities Pride
Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
March in the Twin Cities Pride Parade, the largest LGBT festival in the region, with Macalester. The Macalester Bagpipe Band leads our delegation. To sign up, email Stephen Sporer.
Summer Session 2009
Alumni Trip to Turkey
September 7-22 (PDF)