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Alumni events listing expands over the summer

We're not done yet! Check out the following for enternaining (and enlightening) options for the summer.

Bearcat night at the Seattle Sounders

Saturday, July 7
8 p.m.

We have a limited number of tickets to the Seattle Sounders vs. Colorado Rapids game on Saturday, July 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $26 each, and there is a four-ticket limit per alumnus/a. Cost includes ticket and access to the Green Loft area one hour before the game starts!

Willamette Alumni Night at the Sounders Game
Sounders vs. Rapids

Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis, and we expect to sell out quickly. They will be available from will-call on the day of the game.

Get tickets at The Compass

Team Willamette: Phoenix St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance

Join with other local Bearcats in the Phoenix area to live out our motto by serving food at the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.    

Saturday, July 14
8 a.m.
Del Webb Center
2831 N. 31st Ave., Phoenix, Ariz.; report to Volunteer Services
Entrance off of 31st Ave. just south of Thomas Rd.; follow signs to Volunteer Parking

Children Must be 12 years of age to volunteer Appropriate attire: Due to Health codes and safety reasons, a required dress policy is in effect! Volunteers must wear closed toe shoes; shirts need to be short or long sleeved (no tank tops, spaghetti straps, etc.) and shorts are okay.

St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, the world's first food bank, is a non-sectarian, nonprofit organization that alleviates hunger by efficiently gathering and distributing food to sites that serve the hungry. Serving two-thirds of Arizona's 15 counties, the organization is committed to volunteerism, building community relationships and improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need.

RSVP at The Compass

Team Willamette: Portland Community Cycling Center 

Saturday July 14
12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Project address: 1700 NE Alberta St., Portland, Ore. (Volunteers should gather at the covered area behind the bike shop)
Community Cycling Center:  http://www.communitycyclingcenter.org/
Volunteers will be cleaning and/or recycling donated bikes and bike parts. The Cycling Center mechanics will use their magic to turn these reclaimed parts into "new" bikes for kids and commuters of all ages -- saving the parts from the landfill, helping to keep kids fit, connecting people and jobs and helping to keep our air a bit cleaner. No mechanical experience is required.

Special Notes: Volunteers are asked to wear close-toed shoes and clothes that they don’t mind getting a bit dirty. Although volunteers will be under cover, they will still be outside, so dress accordingly. Bus Lines: Bus #8 stops at 15th and Alberta, and Bus #72 stops at 18th and Alberta.
The Community Cycling Center, founded in 1994, broadens access to bicycling and its benefits. Our vision is to build a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected.  We believe bicycles are a vehicle for change. We strengthen our community by making bikes accessible to people of all backgrounds.

Kayaking the San Juans

July 20-22

Get ready for three days of summer kayaking and camping in the San Juan Islands, courtesy of the Travel Program.

The "explorer expedition" is fully catered and supplied, so interested alumni need only to sign up and bring some sunscreen. This trip will be conducted in small groups of eight kayakers (one professional guide/cook for each eight people who sign up) up to a maximum of 24 total. No sea kayaking experience is required.

There are other Travel Program offerings on the way, too, including 2013 trips to the Black Sea and Turkey.

Visit the travel website to learn more and make a reservation.

Bearcat Night at the Keizer Volcanoes

Join fellow Bearcats as they cheer on the Keizer Volcanoes as they take on the Spokane Indians!

Thursday, Aug. 9
Volcanoes vs Spokane Indians
6:35 p.m. game time
Pre-game BBQ for alumni and families from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Adults - $10
Children - $5 (Age 2 and under are free)

Bearcat Night at the Portland Timbers

 Join fellow Bearcats in rooting on the Portland Timbers!

August 31
Timbers vs. Colorado
Tickets are $52/each and include the Football Feast dinner package
(Tickets will be available for pick-up at Will Call)

Purchase tickets at The Compass

We will have a private section in the Widmer Brothers Southern Front area with a no-host bar. Food will be served beginning at 6:30 through half time.

For information on  events

Visit the Alumni Relations events page for more information and event listings into the fall!