ALL-'50s REUNION

June 23, 2023 - June 25, 2023


The Alumni Association welcomes all Acadia alumni from 1950 through to 1959 back for a weekend of fun and reminiscing at an All-’50s Reunion in June!  This Reunion will be the first in the new and improved all-decades format.

The weekend promises to be all kinds of fun, full of events and activities we know you’ll enjoy.

Register HERE.

Should you have any questions regarding your All-’50s Reunion Weekend, please contact Sandra Symonds at: sandra.symonds@acadiau.ca.

All-'50s Reunion Schedule

June 23 – 25, 2023

Friday, June 23:

  • Registration (3 – 6:00 p.m.)

Location:  Wu Welcome Centre, 512 Main Street

  • Welcome Reception (6 – 8:00 p.m.)

Location:  Wu Welcome Centre, 512 Main Street

Saturday, June 24:

  • Registration – (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Location:  Wu Welcome Centre, 512 Main Street

  • Alumni Breakfast (7:00 – 9:00 a.m.)

Location:  Wu Welcome Centre, 512 Main Street

  • All morning activities starting at 9:00 a.m. – visit at your leisure

Visit to the Acadia Farm

Location:  Dykelands (Behind Acadia Athletics Complex)

Staff will ensure you have transportation from the Wu Welcome Centre to the Farmland and this will be via golf carts or a shuttle van.

Visit to the Wolfville Farmers’ Market

Location:  24 Elm Avenue, Wolfville

(Enjoy the unique retail vendors with pastry and/or prepared foods)

  • Lunch on your Own

Enjoy the Farmers' Market eating experience or downtown Wolfville

  • Class Meetings and Class Photos (2:00 – 3:30 p.m.)

Class meeting location:  K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, 32 University Avenue

Class of 1951      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Seminar Room

Class of 1952      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Garden Room

Class of 1953      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Garden Room

Class of 1954      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Meeting Room

Class of 1955      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Garden Room

Class of 1956      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Garden Room

Class of 1957      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Classroom

Class of 1958      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Library

Class of 1959      K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Acadia Room

  • Trip down Memory Lane (3:30 – 4:30 pm)

Location:  K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre Auditorium, Lower Level, 32 University Avenue

Cold beverages and an afternoon snack will be provided.

  • Alumni Banquet – (Reception at 6:00 p.m. and Dinner at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.)  

Location:  Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons, 26 Crowell Drive

Sunday, June 25:  

  • Coffee and Muffins (9:30 – 10:00 a.m)

Location:  Outside entrance of Manning Memorial Chapel, 45 Acadia Street

Rain location:  Lobby entrance to the Manning Memorial Chapel

  • Memorial Chapel Service (10 – 11:00 a.m.)

Location:  Manning Memorial Chapel, 45 Acadia Street

  • Lunch in the Garden Room (11:30 – 1:00 p.m.)

Location: K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Garden Room, 32 University Avenue

  • President’s Tea (1:00 – 2:00 p.m.)

Location:  K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Garden Room, 32 University Avenue

** Please note, there will be a $35.00 registration fee for alumni and a $25.00 registration fee for their guest. This fee includes miscellaneous costs such as printing, additional food for weekend events, and swag. Thank you!

** Pre-scheduled Campus Tours are offered on Friday and Saturday during the weekend.


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