Saturday, July 25
L.A. Alumni World Café Mix and Mingle
The World Café,
2820 Main Street
Santa Monica, Calif.
Meet other alumni living in the L.A. area at The World Café and enjoy fresh air, fresh drinks, and fresh conversation on their expansive outdoor patio. Email Jerry Darko '05 to RSVP or with questions.
Thursday, July 30
London Tour of the National Theatre Archive
National Theatre Archive,
83-101 The Cut, London
Take part in a unique experience: exploring the extensive and colorful history of the art of stagecraft through a tour of the National Theatre Archive. Meet at 6:45 p.m. at the main entrance, tour begins at 7 p.m. Afterward, enjoy an informal discussion over drinks at The Old Vic nearby. Due to space limitations, this exclusive engagement is limited to 15 participants. RSVP is required. Email Nathan Peters to attend.
· Learn about the National Theatre Archive
Hot August Events
Class of 2013 Welcome Gatherings
Alumni, parents, and students across the U.S. are coming together to welcome Macalester's incoming class and their families to the Macalester community. Join in and share your insights:
Sunday, Aug. 2
Thursday, Aug. 6
Friday, Aug. 7
Sunday, August 2-5
Alumni College Summer Session 2009
The Alumni College Summer Session 2009, "Islam and the Middle East," begins three days of lively learning and discussion exploring traditions and tenets of Islam and its continuing influence on the boundaries, political movements, and cultures of the modern Middle East. Registration now closed.
Monday, August 3
Class of 1965 Summer Gathering
The home of Ken and Ruth Lippin ’65, St. Paul
Join Class of 1965 alumni and friends for a summer salad potluck hosted by Ken and Ruth Lippin '65. Bring along a salad to share or a beverage. A rhubarb dessert will be provided. Email Ruth Lippin '65 to RSVP, with questions, and for directions.
Thursday, August 6
Learn How to Brew Your Own Beer
Olin-Rice Science Center,
Along with other young alumni, learn how to brew your own beer from brewmasters Jake Keeler ’99 and Heyward Gualandi ’04. They will present easy-to-follow steps from beginning to end. Sponsored by Northern Brewer, a successful homebrew supplier owned by Chris Farley ’93. Limited to 60 participants. No cost, but registration is required. Register by Monday, Aug. 3.
Saturday- Sunday, Sept. 12-13
Greater Washington Bike MS Ride
Begins in Mount Vernon, Wash.
The M-Club and the Macalester Alumni Association in the Seattle area are sponsoring a team for the two-day Bike MS Ride 2009 to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Greater Washington. Email Ed West ’95 for details. Training rides begin the first week in August.
· Join the Macalester team or make a donation
Saturday, Sept. 19
Annual Alumni/Varsity Tennis Event
On Campus, Hayden Tennis Courts
Former members of Macalester's tennis teams are invited to play at this annual event. The six previous alumni events were big successes and this is expected to again be a great time. Contact Mike Vidmar '89 for more information.
Sunday, Sept. 20
MacReads: San Francisco
East Bay location to be announced
Discuss Fae Myenne Ng's Steer Toward Rock with Bay area alumni. Contact Aleena Oberther '05 to RSVP or with questions.