Lincoln College Celebrates
Fall Play and Basketball Games among
Homecoming Events; Public Invited
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[November 01, 2016]
- Homecoming Week commences at Lincoln College Monday. The
fun-filled week includes a variety of events for students, alumni,
and the community.
A new class for the Lincoln College Athletic Hall of Fame, men’s
and women’s basketball games, tours of campus attractions and the
College’s fall play are among the festivities.
Lincoln College’s Student Government Association and Student
Activities Board planned spirit days for students under this year’s
Homecoming theme: “Game On”.
Homecoming week runs through Saturday, November 5. In addition to
Spirit Week activities for students, several events are scheduled
and open to the public including:
- Fall Play: Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park, Lincoln
College’s Theatre department, along with community members, open
its fall play on Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the
Johnston Center for Performing Arts. Barefoot in the Park
follows Paul and Corie Bratter who are newlyweds in every sense
of the word. After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise
visit from Corie's loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker
during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where
everything that can go wrong, does.
Tickets are $5 for general admission and $1 for students and
seniors. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling the
Johnston Center Box Office at 735-7280. The play runs November
3-6 and November 10-13.
- Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, Friday, November 4 in the
Davidson-Sheffer Gymnasium. Includes a cocktail reception from
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards
program. The 2016 Hall of Fame Class includes alumni Kim (Green)
Wize ‘86 female basketball player, Bill Porritt ’70 male
swimmer, Mike De Ment ’72 baseball player, John Swart ’60
basketball player under Norm Kaye, and men’s former basketball
coach, Norm Kaye.
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- Lynx Classic Women’s Basketball Tournament, Friday, November
4 in the Lincoln Center Jack D. Nutt Arena. Lady Lynx compete
against Moraine Valley Community College at 7:30 p.m.
- Tour of Creekside Outdoor Center for Environmental Education
is planned for Saturday, November 5. A bus will leave from the
Lincoln Center parking lot at 10:00 a.m. There is no charge for
- Lincoln Heritage Museum Tours are planned in the Lincoln
Heritage Museum on the campus of Lincoln College on Saturday,
November 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Audio-visual tours will
be provided for a discounted rate of $4.
- Homecoming Basketball Games, Saturday, November 5 at 2:00
p.m. the Lady Lynx will play Blackhawk College and at 4:00 p.m.
the men’s team will compete against Robert Morris. Both games
are played in the Lincoln Center Jack D. Nutt Arena.
The public is invited to attend the week’s celebrations. The
schedule of events can be found online at
http://athletics.lincolncollege.edu/ event/homecoming-2016 /
or call the Advancement office at 735-7217 with any questions.
Public Relations & Media Manager