2:00-6:00 PM in Holt Lobby
♦ Let us know that you've arrived, pick up a registration packet, and have your first chance to purchase some Johnston swag
Faculty Office Hours
3:00-4:00 PM on Bekins Lawn
♦ Stop in on some of your favorite Johnston and Johnston-affiliated faculty
Wait, I Lived Here? / Wait, You Lived Here?
3:00-5:00 PM beginning in front of Bekins
♦ Tours of campus and of Johnston complex for alums. Curious children, aka future Johnston students, encouraged to attend
JC Sober Community Meet-Up
4:00-5:00 PM in Nighttime Java (Holt Basement)
♦ Connect with other sober members of the community and strategize about how to have a fun Renewal
5:00 PM on Bekins Lawn
♦ Kick off the weekend with a burst of Johnston celebratory flair
5:30-7:20 PM at Ann Pepper's Gallery and Lawn
Rain Location for Reading (6:30 to 7:15): Hall of Letters 100
♦ An art show of curated Johnston archival images, the official book launch of Snapshot/50 and a reading from some of the authors, along with appetizers and a cash bar of course. The gallery will be open in the afternoon from 1:00 to 5:00 for those who want to visit the show earlier and open from 2:00-5:00 on both Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Celebrating the Founder's Dinner
7:30-9:00 PM location Casa Loma Room
♦ Spend some time with Johnston's founding members and featured speaker Coyotess Kathy Ogren. Plus Paul Corneil's Multimedia Show.
Food Truck Picnic
7:30-9:00 PM on Bekins Lawn
♦ Looking for a cheaper, low-key option? Grab some dinner from a food truck and hang out in of U-Hall and out of the cold.
Stories Around the Fire
9:15-10:15 PM at the Fire Pit
Rain Location: Orton Center
♦ Come share your favorite story from your time in Johnston
Show Us Your Talent
10:30-11:30 PM on Bekins Lawn
Rain Location: Orton Center
♦ A classic Johnston Open Mic. All performers welcome.
Jam Out on the Porch
11:30-1:00 AM at Bekins
♦ Relive your porch party days including fighting over the aux cord, except the aux cord is metaphorical because we have bluetooth speakers now.
8:00 AM- 2:00 PM in Holt Lobby
10:00 AM- 11:30 AM in Orton Center
♦ Come join in the discussion. There will be microphones.
Group Photo in Front of Bekins
11:45 AM- 12:00 PM on Bekins Lawn
♦ Come strike a pose with your fellow Johnstonians
12:00 PM- 1:00 PM on Bekins Lawn
♦ Brown bag lunches available upon request.
Cosmic Zinefest: Independent Arts, Publishing, and Music Festival
1:00 PM- 4:30 PM in University Hall
♦ Johnston artists selling their wares, live music, a panel on the tribulations and triumphs of independent publishing, and lots more. A kid-friendly zone.
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM in various classrooms
2:15-3:15 PM in various classrooms
3:30-4:30 PM in various classrooms
6:15 PM- 7:30 PM in the Chapel
♦ Moderating by Kim Middleton ('96) and featuring Sarah Sapperstein ('05), Noah Wardrip-Fruin ('94), Jon Grant ('04), and Carlos Arboleda.
Celebrating 50: A Big Community Dinner
7:45 PM - 9:30 PM at the Orton Center
♦ Featuring a short but delightful interruption from Johnston Director Julie Townsend
9:30 PM - 2:00 AM in University Hall
♦ From indie rock to folk to hip-hop to techno, Johnstonians serve up fun in all genres
All In: Poker Games led by Fred Rabinowitz
9:00 PM - till your chips are gone in Casa Loma
♦ Come learn the tricks of the game with Professor Fred Rabinowitz and his spring semester seminar class "Poker and the Meaning of Life." $20 buy-in to play. Prizes will be awarded to winners.
Low-Key Chill Time
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM in Bekins Living Room (the Jimmy Room)
♦ Prefer to chill out and speak to your friends in a normal volume? Johnston students will have games and puzzles a plenty, as well as snacks made by Daytime Java
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM in the Memorial Chapel
♦ Join alums Lorraine Hedtke and Rabbi Patti Karlin-Neuman to honor the Johnstonians we've loved and lost in the past five years.
Women of Johnston Brunch
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in Casa Loma
♦ Featuring stories about how women in Johnston have impacted our lives and left their mark on Johnston
Final Community Meeting and Closing Ceremony
12:30 PM- 2:00 PM at Orton/ the Fire Pit
♦ One last discussion (in person at least) before we all part ways