50-YEAR CLUB LUNCHEON AND 25-YEAR DINNER
September 28 - 29, 2023
Members of the 50-Year-Club (classes of 1973 and earlier) and the class of 1998 are invited back to campus to celebrate their milestone reunions at the 50-Year-Club Luncheon on Thursday, September 28, and 25-Year Dinner on Friday, September 29.
COMMUNITY GOLF CLASSIC
September 29, 2023
Enjoy a day on the greens with members of the Appleby College Community on Friday, September 29, 2023 for the 34th Annual Community Golf Classic at the Royal Ontario Golf Club. Register today as a foursome or individual.
September 30, 2023
Join us on Homecoming Day for activities that include Pancake Breakfast, Former Employee Brunch, BBQ Lunch, KidZone Rides and Games, House Tours, Alumni Athletics, S. Bruce McLaughlin Northern Campus (Temagami) 50th Anniversary, and more!
September 30, 2023
All classes ending in ‘3 and ‘8 are invited to attend the Reunion Social on Saturday, September 30. Reconnect, reminisce, and revisit, as you celebrate with your classmates, current and former faculty, and friends.
HOMECOMING FULL SCHEDULE
*Event details are subject to change.
Schedule Of Events
|Thursday, September 28, 2023||Founders' Day Chapel Service for Class of 1973 and all years prior||10:00 - 10:45 AM||John Bell Chapel||Members of the 50-Year Club are invited to attend the Founders' Day Chapel Service, featuring an alumni guest speaker. The Appleby College Alumni 50-Year-Club events are open to any AC Alum who graduated in 1973 or earlier.|
|50-Year-Club Tour for Class of 1973 and all years prior||10:45 - 11:30 AM||Departing from the John Bell Chapel||Many changes have taken place on the Appleby campus over the years! In this exclusive tour for members of the 50-Year Club, join us to explore campus, including the Alumni Portrait Hallway, the A.W.B. Alumni Centre, and a stop at the College Shop. The Appleby College Alumni 50-Year-Club events are open to any AC Alum who graduated in 1973 or earlier.|
|50-Year-Club Luncheon for Class of 1973 and all years prior||11:30 AM - 1:30 PM||McLean House (Principal's Residence)||Hosted at the Principal's Residence, this luncheon celebrates members of Appleby's 50-Year Club as well as this year's newest honourees - the Class of 1973. The Appleby College Alumni 50-Year-Club events are open to any AC Alum who graduated in 1973 or earlier.|
|Friday, September 29, 2023||34th Annual Community Golf Classic||8:00 AM - 3:00 PM||Royal Ontario Golf Club||The exciting day will bring together the entire Appleby community for a great day of golf and camaraderie with delicious food, contests and prize.|
|25-Year Reunion Dinner for Class of 1998||6:30 - 10:00 PM||McLean House (Principal's Residence)||To reunite, celebrate and honour the Class of 1998 and the 25-year anniversary of their graduations from Appleby College. A complimentary cocktail reception will be followed by dinner for members of the Class of 1998, former faculty and their guests. Dress is cocktail attire.|
|Saturday, September 30, 2023||Pancake Breakfast||9:00 - 10:30 AM||Schlesinger Dining Hall (Peter Schlesinger '52)||Hosted in the Schlesinger Dining Hall, kick off Homecoming Day with a fresh coffee and delicious pancakes. Check in for the day’s events and connect with other members of the Appleby Community before enjoying the rest of the day's activities.|
|Student Athletic Games||TBC||Various||Cheer on current students as they compete in various sporting events on campus throughout the day.|
|Former Employee Brunch||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||McLean House (Principal's Residence)||Former employees and their guest are invited back to campus for brunch at the Principal's Residence before enjoying the rest of Homecoming Day.|
|Tennis Fun!||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Hibberd Tennis Centre||Courts will be available for both competitive play, and casual use. Drop in anytime between 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Members of the Appleby tennis team will be on hand to help and play with those in need of an opponent.|
|Class of 2023 Argus Pick Up||10:00 AM - 2:00 PM||Dining Hall Foyer||The class of 2023 will have the opportunity to pick up their graduation year Argus.|
|House Tours||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Baillie House, Colley House, Powell's House, Walker House||Stop by your old house for a tour and see the changes that have taken place since you lived in Baillie House, Colley House, Powell's House, or Walker House. Please note, individual rooms may not be available during these tours.|
|KidZone||10:00 AM - 2:00 PM||East Field||Visiting children can take part in some fun activities organized and hosted by our students. Activities will be available for children ages 3 and above.|
|Archival Display||10:00 AM - 2:00 PM||Dining Hall Foyer||Step back into the history of Appleby College and enjoy learning about the school through the various decades.|
|Middle School Bake Sale||10:00 AM - 2:00 PM||AWB Alumni Centre, Campus Room||Enjoy yummy treats from current Middle One and Middle Two students|
|Outdoor Games||11:00 AM - 1:00 PM||Principal's Bowl||Join us for outdoor games such as archery, cornhole, bocce, and more along the lake in the Principal's Bowl.|
|BBQ Lunch||12:00 - 1:30 PM||Outside Schlesinger Dining Hall (Peter Schlesinger '52)||Hosted outside of the Schlesinger Dining Hall, grab lunch and take it with you to enjoy while watching sports matches, taking in performances at the Open Mic, or while re-connecting with alumni, staff, and current families.|
|Open Mic Concerts||12:00 - 1:30 PM||Behind Colley House||Enjoy musical performances from talented Appleby College students and alumni while enjoying your picnic lunch.|
|Alumni Games: Soccer and Basketball||2:30 - 3:30 PM||Main Field and A.W.B Double Gym||Interested alumni are encouraged to register to take part and show off their soccer and basketball skills! All skill levels are welcome and encouraged to play in this fun game. Spectators welcome.|
|S. Bruce McLaughlin Northern Campus 50th Anniversary Celebration||4:00 - 6:30 PM||McLean House (Principal’s Residence)||In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Appleby’s S. Bruce McLaughlin Northern Campus in Temagami, we are hosting a special reception. Come out and join us as we paddle down memory lane and reconnect with old friends. (Please note, this event is for Appleby alumni and their guest, staff, and former staff).|
|Reunion Celebration for classes ending in '3 and '8||7:00 - 11:00 PM||Schlesinger Dining Hall (Peter Schlesinger '52)||Join us to celebrate the classes ending in '3 and '8. The Social includes food and drinks, entertainment, and more! This event is for the classes ending in '3 and '8 from 1973 to 2018. Dress is smart casual. Tickets are $50/person.|