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Events Planned for 100th Anniversary: Be there!

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 & toursTicket price will cover cost of meal.

Plus there will be more as the year gets closer.

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