Saturday, October 27

Event Schedule

Welcome Center & Celebration Headquarters - 8 am – 2 pm

Poet Family 5K Run/Walk $20 - 7a.m. @ Whittier Community Center (Mar Vista & Washington Ave. - Grab your workout shoes and pound-the-pavement with fellow Poets! The Poet Family 5k will be held in conjunction with the Whittier Community Foundation’s “Fit-for-Life” 5k Run/Walk – a certified USATF course. Meet our mascot, John Poet, at the Rock lower quad ON CAMPUS at 7a.m. we will shuttle you to the site to get your picture taken and grab race day gear including a goodie bag and more!  *NOTE THE ENTRY FEE IS A SPECIAL RATE FOR POETS AND YOU MUST REGISTER ONLY THRU OUR SITE TO RECEIVE IT. Registration Form

Society Brunches - 10 am – 1 pm  Locations and prices vary by society (see below)

Athenians – 10am @ Seta – Contact Adriana Cerna at  acerna14@gmail.com

Franklins – TBD

Ionians – 11am @ Datillo’s – Contact Sabrina Viramontes at sviramon@poets.whittier.edu

Lancers – TBD

Metaphonians – 9am @ the Radisson – Contact Regina Sanchez by phone (562) 708-4094

Orthogonians - TBD

Palmers – Wardman House – Contact Lizeth Felix Sanchez at lfelixsa@poets.whittier.edu

Thalians – TBD

Sachsens – TBD

William Penns - 10:30am @ Sage – Contact Matt Manzano at mmanzano@poets.whittier.edu

Homecoming Tailgate – “125th Birthday Blowout” @ Athletics Center Parking Lot - Celebrate Whittier College’s 125th Anniversary at the all-alumni Homecoming Tailgate Party, featuring alumni reunions, the All-Society Mixer, affinity receptions, and more! - 1 – 3 pm

LGBT & Friends Reception 

Homecoming Football Game @ Memorial Stadium - Sport your best purple and gold attire to cheer on the Poet football team as they take on the California Lutheran University Kingsmen. 3 pm

2nd Annual Parade of Poet Athletes @ Aubrey Bonham Track - Meet other athletics alumni on the track to line up during the 2nd quarter of the football game, and parade with Poet athletes, past and present, as part of the Homecoming Halftime show. – 4 pm

Class of ’57 55th Reunion Dinner – 5:05 pm Social Time/ 5:55 Reunion Dinner

Class of ’62 50th Golden Reunion, Reception & Dinner - 6 pm

Class of ’87 25th Silver Reunion, Reception & Dinner - 6 pm

The 1-2-5 WC Birthday Jam - An 80s throwback dance party, featuring D.J. Richard Blade (formerly of KROQ) - 6:30 pm – Midnight

Poet Family 5K Run/Walk $20 - 7a.m. @ Whittier Community Center (Mar Vista & Washington Ave. - Grab your workout shoes and pound-the-pavement with fellow Poets! The Poet Family 5k will be held in conjunction with the Whittier Community Foundation’s “Fit-for-Life” 5k Run/Walk – a certified USATF course. Meet our mascot, John Poet, at the Rock lower quad ON CAMPUS at 7a.m. we will shuttle you to the site to get your picture taken and grab race day gear including a goodie bag and more!  *NOTE THE ENTRY FEE IS A SPECIAL RATE FOR POETS AND YOU MUST REGISTER ONLY THRU OUR SITE TO RECEIVE IT. Registration Form

Homecoming Tailgate – “125th Birthday Blowout” @Athletics Center Parking Lot - Celebrate Whittier College’s 125th Anniversary at the all-alumni Homecoming Tailgate Party, featuring alumni reunions, the All-Society Mixer, affinity receptions, and more! - 1 – 3 pm

2nd Annual Parade of Poet Athletes @ Aubrey Bonham Track - Meet other athletics alumni on the track to line up during the 2nd quarter of the football game, and parade with Poet athletes, past and present, as part of the Homecoming Halftime show. - 4 pm

Welcome Center & Celebration Headquarters - 8 am – 2 pm

Society Brunches - 10 am – 1 pm  Locations and prices vary by society (see below)

Athenians – 10am @ Seta – Contact Adriana Cerna at  acerna14@gmail.com

Franklins – TBD

Ionians – 11am @ Datillo’s – Contact Sabrina Viramontes at sviramon@poets.whittier.edu

Lancers – TBD

Metaphonians – 9am @ the Radisson – Contact Regina Sanchez by phone (562) 708-4094

Orthogonians - TBD

Palmers – Wardman House – Contact Lizeth Felix Sanchez at lfelixsa@poets.whittier.edu

Thalians – TBD

Sachsens – TBD

William Penns - 10:30am @ Sage – Contact Matt Manzano at mmanzano@poets.whittier.edu

Homecoming Tailgate – “125th Birthday Blowout” @ Memorial Stadium Parking Lot - Celebrate Whittier College’s 125th Anniversary at the all-alumni Homecoming Tailgate Party, featuring alumni reunions, the All-Society Mixer, affinity receptions, and more! - 1 – 3 pm

LGBT & Friends Reception - 

Homecoming Football Game @ Memorial Stadium - Sport your best purple and gold attire to cheer on the Poet football team as they take on the California Lutheran University Kingsmen. 3 pm

2nd Annual Parade of Poet Athletes @ Aubrey Bonham Track - Meet other athletics alumni on the track to line up during the 2nd quarter of the football game, and parade with Poet athletes, past and present, as part of the Homecoming Halftime show. - 4 pm

Class of ’57 55th Reunion Dinner - 6 pm

Class of ’62 50th Golden Reunion, Reception & Dinner - 6 pm

Class of ’87 25th Silver Reunion, Reception & Dinner - 6 pm

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