LHU announces 2019 homecoming activities
From Staff Reports
LOCK HAVEN — It’s almost homecoming week at Lock Haven University — and there’s plenty going on.
The festivities will begin Sept. 24 with T-shirt Tuesday at noon outside of Bentley for students, while supplies last. On Wednesday, Sept. 25, the Haven Activities Council (HAC) will hold their HAC Hump Day-Haven Spirit Day event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for students on Ivy Lane and in Bentley. Hypnotist Saliesh will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday night in Price Auditorium.
The LHU annual homecoming Golf Cart Parade and Lawn Party will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 on the Poorman Commons with free food, lawn games, music and more. The Golf Cart Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. and this year’s theme is “People, Places and Things.” The annual Alumni Golf Classic will be held Friday, Sept. 27 at the Belles Springs Golf Course, 417 Fairground Road, Mill Hall. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. The Kraft and Karry event, scheduled for 11 a.m, will also be held at Belles Springs.
Also on Friday, the LHU Block Party will be held from 6-8 p.m. along Water Street with vendor booths, giveaways, raffles, performances on the stage and a variety of dining options from local restaurants. Vendors include: JB’s Festie Foods, Lock Haven Area Jaycees, WSQV radio Rockin’ Road Show, LHU Admissions, Clinton County Historical Society, PSECU, Clinton County Economic Partnership and Visitor’s Bureau, Downtown Lock Haven Inc., Thirty-One Gifts, Bloom Sum, Odd Fellas, Clinton County Democratic Party, Lock Haven Girl Scouts, Cuddy Team LLC, Love your Melon, Citizens Hose Co. No. 5, LHU Community Service Office, Pregnancy Resource Clinic, Annie Halenbake Ross Library, LHU Colleges Against Cancer, SVRCS Varsity Club, Water Street Nutrition, Tropical Tanning and Beauty Salon, author Leta Hawk, The Wedge Cottage and more.
There also will be entertainment with guest performances on the Jaycee’s stage, corner of Water and Jay streets. Children’s activities will include games and pictures with LHU mascot, “Talon.” The LHU Pep Rally will begin at 8 p.m. on the Jaycee’s stage, followed by a fireworks show at 8:30 p.m. at Corman Amphitheater.
Free transportation from Lock Haven University to the Block Party will be available from 5:30-9:30 p.m. starting at North Fairview Street to and from the Lock Haven Area YMCA.
Numerous sporting events will take place throughout the week. The men’s soccer team will play Slippery Rock at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25; Field Hockey will play Richmond at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 and the softball celebration weekend kickoff will take place at 7 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Haywood’s on the Green.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, sporting events will include: swimming alumnae meet at 10 a.m.; baseball and softball alumni games, both at 11 a.m.; lacrosse alumnae game at noon; tennis vs. Penn College at 1 p.m.; and the Bald Eagle football team will take on East Stroudsburg at 3 p.m. at Hubert Jack Stadium.
Also on Saturday, tailgating will begin at 11 a.m. in the Hubert Jack Stadium parking lot and the Class of 1969 50th reunion will be held there from noon to 3 p.m. Following the football game, there will be a Hall of Fame social in the parking lot from 6-8 p.m. with a concert featuring the band RIZE.
On Sunday, Sept. 29, the Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Price Auditorium. Registration is required for both the HOF social and induction ceremony.
For more information about homecoming at LHU, to register for events and for a full listing of events, visit www.lockhaven.edu/homecoming.