Weekend Extras

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All Weekend Long

HIALEAH PARK RACING & CASINO
Description: A magnificent and historic place with a state of the art casino. Owned and operated by proud UM alumnus, John J. Brunetti, Sr., B.B.A. ’52

THE LEADERSHIP AND LOYALTY DONOR VIP EXPERIENCE
Description: James W. McLamore and Loyalty Society members will receive preferred seating at select events, early access to Alumni Avenue with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., and the opportunity to enjoy fireworks on Alumni Avenue in a special VIP Leadership and Loyalty Lounge.
Event Contact: Leana Cianfoni, leana@miami.edu or call 305-284-9200

Work Out At The Herbert Wellness Center
Date: November 5 - 8, 2015
Time:       6 a.m. – 12 a.m. — Thursday, November 5
6 a.m. – 11 p.m. — Friday, November 6
8 a.m. – 10 p.m. — Saturday, November 7
8 a.m. – 10 p.m. — Sunday, November 8
Location: Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center
1241 Dickinson Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Description: Not impressed with the fitness room at your hotel? Haven't seen our newly renovated facility yet? Celebrating its 20th year on the Coral Gables campus, the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center opens its doors to you! Come play some racquetball or squash, run a few laps on our indoor track or just relax and unwind in our hot tub and newly improved saunas. During Alumni Weekend and Homecoming, alumni and their families are welcome to use the Herbert Wellness Center free of charge.
Website: miami.edu/wellness
Phone: (305) 284-8500
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Patricia Swift


Thursday, November 5, 2015

Hurricane Productions' Homecoming Concert
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 8:00-10:30 p.m.
Location: BankUnited Center
Description: Performers will be announced late September.
Website: hurricaneproductions.org
Phone: (305) 284- 6399
Cost Per Person: $10
Event Contact: Michael Baumhardt


Friday, November 6, 2015

Undergraduate Legacy Information Session
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Newman Alumni Center, Multipurpose Room
Description: The UM Alumni Legacy Admission Forums are part of a dynamic schedule of events during the Alumni Weekend celebration. Designed to help students learn how to become a competitive applicant for undergraduate and graduate admission (only for law, medical, and business applicants at the graduate level), the sessions are led by the University of Miami admission officers and cover the basics in terms of the application process, interviews, essays, and test scores. Students will get the benefit of personally meeting the admission officers for the University of Miami in a casual setting.
Website: miami.edu/alumni/umaa/legacy.htm
Phone: (305) 284-1724
RVSP Details: alumni@miami.edu
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Erica Arroyo

Greek Alumni Open House and Tours
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Check-in at the Rathskellar, located in the Donna E. Shalala Student Activities Center. Tours go to the Greek houses and Greek suites.
Description: The Association of Greek Letter Organizations is pleased to welcome back Greek Alumni with the Greek Alumni Open House and Tours! Alumni will have the ability to meet and greet with current Greek students and faculty. Students will have the opportunity to network with the Alumni responsible for building their chapters. Tours of current housing and suites will be available to Alumni affiliated with current active chapters.
RVSP Details: Alumni will RSVP through their chapter's Alumni secretaries.
Cost Per Person: $10

UM Alumni Association and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, United Black Students & UM Black Alumni Society Welcome Back Reception
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Shalala Student Center, Student Organization Suite, UBS Office
Description: Help us welcome alumni back to campus to reconnect with each other and current students, and learn more about the First 500 Black Graduates Project.
Phone: 866-UMALUMS (862-5867)
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Kate Lake, klake@miami.edu

Graduate Legacy Information Session (Law, Medical, and Business Only)
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Newman Alumni Center, Multipurpose Room
Description: The UM Alumni Legacy Admission Forums are part of a dynamic schedule of events during the Alumni Weekend celebration. Designed to help students learn how to become a competitive applicant for undergraduate and graduate admission (only for law, medical, and business applicants at the graduate level), the sessions are led by the University of Miami admission officers and cover the basics in terms of the application process, interviews, essays, and test scores. Students will get the benefit of personally meeting the admission officers for the University of Miami in a casual setting.
Website: miami.edu/alumni/umaa/legacy.htm
Phone: (305) 284-1724
RVSP Details: alumni@miami.edu
Cost Per Person: Complimentary
Event Contact: Erica Arroyo

Hillel Alumni Shabbat Celebration
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. services (traditional and egalitarian) followed by a kosher, catered dinner
Location: University Center, I-Lounge on the 2nd floor
Description: Join your Hillel family for a warm and lively Shabbat celebration. Meet up with your old friends and meet the new faces of Hillel. Lots of singing and great conversation!
Website: miami.hillel.org/home/alumni/alumniweekend
Phone: (305) 284-3021
RVSP Details: miami.hillel.org/home/alumni/alumniweekend
Cost Per Person: $18 per person (all pre-registered Shabbat guests receive complimentary admission to the Hillel Mimosa Brunch on Sunday)
Event Contact: Robyn Fisher at Rfisher@miami.edu

Sunday, November 8, 2015

University of Miami Hillel: Mimosa Brunch
Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Courtyard of our new Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life (1440 Stanford Drive)
Description: Come get a sneak peak at our new Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life. We will reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and hear about the plans for our new home scheduled to open sometime before the end of November!
Website: miami.hillel.org/home/alumni/alumniweekend
Phone: (305) 284-3021
Cost Per Person: $15 per person
Event Contact: Robyn Fisher at rfisher@miami.edu