Fairfield University celebrates Reunion Weekend

June 6-8, 2014

Image: ReunionFairfield University alumni, family and friends will reunite, reminisce, and celebrate their Fairfield years at the annual Fairfield University Reunion Weekend taking place Friday through Sunday, June 6-8, 2014. A variety of campus-wide events are planned, with a host of Town of Fairfield area businesses also participating. All alumni, family, and friends are invited, with special reunion celebrations planned for graduates from '54, '59, '69, '74, '79, '84, '89, '94, '99, '04, and '09. 

Reunion Weekend features a full schedule of activities that includes a tennis mixer, yoga, golf lessons, a Fun Run (or Walk!), intramural basketball games, a campus tour with Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., the Bellarmine Museum's 'Family Day' activities and a Kidzone for the youngsters, the popular "Taste of Fairfield" Food Fair and Stags Beerfest, plus the very special Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony, Reunion Weekend Mass, and Reunion Dinner Dances.Other events include a 'Coffee Talk' with University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. and Trustees, a book reading and parenting Q&A session with book author and family life coach Marilynn Halas '91, and Open Houses at the Dolan School of Business, School of Engineering, and School of Nursing, plus a 'Meet & Greet' with Gerry Abbey '04, author of "Cheers, Beers & Eastern Promise" at the Fairfield University Bookstore, in downtown Fairfield. 

Restaurants throughout the Town of Fairfield and the region are participating as host sites for welcoming events. These include: Flipside Burgers & Bar, Anna Liffey's, "O" Bar, The Seagrape Café, Old Post Tavern, and Vinny's Ale House. Restaurants participating in Saturday's "Taste of Fairfield" Food Fair on campus on the Barone Campus Center Green include Flipside Burgers and Bar, Old Post Tavern, Southport Brewing Company, Sodexo, Sugar Bakery, Taco Loco, Ruff's Wood Fire Pizza, and Lunch Box 23. Stags Beerfest Breweries include: Half Full Brewery, Thomas Hooker Brewing Company, Shebeen Brewing Company, Southport Brewing Company, Two Roads Brewery, and Cisco Brewery.

For a detailed schedule of events, visit http://www.fairfield.edu/supportfairfield/alumnirelations/events/reunion/

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647, mhoryczun@fairfield.edu

Posted on June 2, 2014

Vol. 46, No. 313

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