Weekend Schedule

Plan your weekend and stay connected by registering for Homecoming 2019. Registering ensures you receive timely updates and event info.  Join your classmates for class, department and faculty specific events.


Thursday, October 3rd

3 p.m.  Alumni House Open House*
(3:30 p.m. Official ribbon cutting)
Alumni and friends are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the new Alumni House location. View some memorabilia, reminisce about your time at Lakehead and visit with fellow grads!
1294 Balmoral St.

6 p.m.   Women's Basketball vs. Manitoba Bisons
C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse

7 p.m.   Foreign Film Night* 
Enjoy a selection of foreign films offered by the Department of Languages at Lakehead University.  Light refreshments and snacks are complimentary! (Click on the titles below for link to movie trailer)
Saint Jacques...La Mecque (French)
Sibelius (Finnish)
Confusi e Felici (Italian)
La Casa di Famiglia (Italian)
El Misterio de la Felicidad (Spanish)
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

7 p.m.   Wrestling Meet & Greet*
Welcome home to all wrestling alumni!  Enjoy a Fish n' Chip dinner and celebrate the beginning of this special weekend!
Prospector Steakhouse

8 p.m.   Men's Basketball vs. Winnipeg Wesmen
C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse


Friday, October 4th

12 p.m.   Men's Basketball vs. Winnipeg Wesmen
C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse

1 p.m.  Lakehead Archives Open House
Stop in and see displays and memorabilia of days past!
Chancellor Paterson Library - 5th Floor

2 p.m.  School of Kinesiology Open House
A showcase of Faculty projects and educational programming 
C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse (Rooms 1016, 1025 and 1028)

2 p.m.    Women's Basketball vs. Manitoba Bisons

C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse

4 p.m.    Coffee Tasting ft. Alumni Roasters & Local Coffee Houses*
Enjoy an afternoon of coffee & pairings with special presentations on the art of brewing!  
The Study Coffeehouse

7 p.m.    Wrestling 50th Anniversary Reception*
(Doors open at 6 p.m.)

Wrestling alumni can enjoy an evening of cocktails and appetizers celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Lakehead's Wrestling Program!
Victoria Inn & Convention Centre


Saturday, October 5th 

11:00 a.m.  Wall of Fame Symposium
The Hangar

11:30 a.m.    Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Celebrate athletes, coaches, teams and administrators who have made exceptional contributions to Lakehead Athletics.
The Hangar

1:30 p.m.  Alumni Social 
Stay back after the Induction Ceremony and enjoy some camaraderie with fellow alumni!

The Hangar Lounge

2 p.m.    Zanatta Basketball & Volleyball games
The annual tradition is back!  Varsity alumni are invited to join in on some friendly pickup matches and relive their varsity days!
C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse

6 p.m.    Alumni Honours Dinner* ---SOLD OUT---
Celebrate exceptional and unconventional alumni as we recognize the best of the best!
Residence Cafeteria

*Registration required. Schedule subject to change