Official Events FJ Reitz 100th Anniversary events 2018-19
August 2017 100th anniversary of groundbreaking. DONE November 2017 100th anniversary of placing the cornerstone. DONE May 20 Forget-Me-Not Flowers. DONE September 1 Official Anniversary Celebration in Tunnel and Bowl. 7 pm – ? Free event. Short program and lots of mingling! Food, music, Feel the History videos and more! A Birthday Party in the Bowl. Cake until we run out. September 6 Wine Down the Weekend the Reitz Way; at Reitz Home Museum. 4-7 pm. Special displays.
September 15 Fitness in the Bowl — a morning Energize Evv Event w/ Mayor Winnecke.TIME 9:00 am until 10:30 am. Bring your own water. Free.
September 15 Toast to the Hill. All day until midnight. In Partnership with the Franklin Street Event Association. Retail specials toasting 100 years on the Hill. Franklin Street Pub Crawl. By Franklin Street Association to benefit the Century Campaign. Merchandise, food and beverage specials for ticket holders. Attendance prizes. Wristband-tickets $10, On sale NOW at Leroy’s and Lamasco, Friday at Reitz-Harrison Football Game at Hett’s t-shirt booth and ALL DAY Saturday in West Bank Library Park (Big Blue Booster tent and table)
October 13: Historic FJ Reitz High School tour, 10 am. Meet in Link. Free, donations accepted. Alumni and historian Joseph Engler shows us interesting historic features of the school. ADA accessible.
October 13: Reitz Hill neighborhood tour, 1 pm. Meet at Link. Free, donations accepted. FJ Reitz alum and local historian Joseph Engler shares stories of Hill’s history in an outdoor walking tour around campus and top of the Hill along Dreier. Requires walking on lawn and up hill!
December 1 A Reitz Christmas at the Reitz Home Museum. Special pricing for donors to Century Campaign. Reitz choir Carolers. Anniversary merchandise to buy and special displays.
March 16, 2019 Dedication Anniversary Brunch, history displays & tours. Ticket price will cover cost of meal.
Plus there will be more as the year gets closer.
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