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Float-Building Party 
1:00 – 9:00 p.m., Beaver Community Center Bring the whole family to see our student organizations construct their best parade float, which will be a part of the Homecoming parade on Saturday afternoon and judged in our annual float-building competition! 

10:00 p.m., Luerssen Lawn Join us in kicking off the Homecoming Weekend with a night of camaraderie, music and fun for this exciting Berks tradition! 


Event Check-In
12:00 noon, Perkins Plaza Lawn. Please stop by the event check-in to pick up your meal ticket and free souvenir giveaway! 

12:00-2:00 p.m., Perkins Plaza Lawn. Students, parents, families, faculty, and staff are all invited to attend!
RSVP is required. 

12-4 p.m., Perkins MPR: Free flu shots for PSU Berks Students!

Attractions offered from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Petting Zoo 
  • Obstacle Course 
  • Games 
  • Miniature Golf 
  • Balloon Artist
  • Live Music

Homecoming Parade 
12:30 p.m. (Before the Men’s soccer game) 
Students, faculty, and staff will show off their Penn State pride as they make their way across campus in their custom-made floats. Cheer for your favorite float to help our judges determine this year’s float winner. 

1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Perkins Plaza Fountain 
Pick a duck from our fountain - every child wins a prize! Pick the duck with “PSU” on the bottom and win the grand prize. 

PSU Berks Women’s and Men’s Soccer 
Soccer Field 
1:00 p.m. – Men’s Game 
3:00 p.m. – Women’s Game 

Crowning of the 2015 Homecoming King and Queen 
1:45 p.m., Halftime of the Men’s Soccer Game, Soccer Field Cheer on the court and celebrate with us as we crown the 2015 Penn State Berks Homecoming King and Queen! 

Songs of the Sixties Acoustic Live Music Performance
1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Perkins Lawn Tent

Berks Benefitting THON BINGO 
3:15 – 5:00 p.m., Perkins Lawn Tent Support Berks benefitting THON for a chance to win great Vera Bradley and sports memorabilia items! Tickets will be available the day of the event or in advance at clubs.psu.edu/bk/thon/events. Limited tickets available. All proceeds support THON and pediatric cancer research. 

Alumni Reunion Dinner 
5:00 - 5:30 p.m., Check in, Alumni Reunion Table. 5:30 p.m., Dinner & Program, Alumni Tent. Cost: $6.00 per person. RSVP is required. Checks should be made payable to "Penn State Berks" and can be mailed to: Penn State Berks Alumni Relations, PO Box 7009, Reading, PA 19610. Register online>>

Tie-Dyeing, Sponsored by Blue & White Society 
4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Perkins Multipurpose Room 
Bring $2.00 and receive a Penn State Blue & White Society t-shirt to tie-dye, or bring your own item to tie-dye for free. 

Dinner Available in Tully’s starting at 4:30 p.m., Tully’s 

Outdoor Movie
"Inside Out" (Disney/PIXAR); 7:30 p.m., Perkins Lawn Tent. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a movie under the stars. Popcorn, soft drinks, and snacks will be provided. Hosted by the Penn State Berks Alumni Society and the Berks Blue and White Society.


Tie-Dye Zumba THON 
2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Perkins Lawn Tent.
Hotel Information
Crowne Plaza Reading
1741 Papermill Road
Reading, PA 19610

A block of hotel rooms is reserved at the Crowne Plaza Reading at a discounted rate of $109 (+tax) per night (must book by September 1st). Applies to all standard double or standard king rooms and includes a hot breakfast buffet for two. For reservations, call 1-877-354-1011 and mention "Penn State Berks Homecoming."

For additional details or questions contact: 
Alumni Relations: 610-396-6052 
Campus Life: 610-396-6076