Upcoming Events


The University of Iowa has been part of your life's journey, and we're still with you along the way. Your Hawkeye connection extends beyond campus and that's why we're hitting the road for a visit in your neck of the woods. We're bringing the best of Iowa back to you, so that you can reconnect with old friends, and meet new ones, while learning about our latest breakthroughs.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Fargo UI Alumni and Friends Reception

When: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel Donaldson
101 Broadway N.
Fargo, North Dakota 58102

Join us for a special gathering of University of Iowa alumni and friends in Fargo. This will be a great opportunity to meet your fellow Hawkeyes in the area and learn more about connecting with Iowa. We will provide appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages, and a cash bar will be available.

Please RSVP online, contact Heather Wilensky at heather.wilensky@foriowa.org or at 800-648-6973.


Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Muscatine Hometown Hawkeyes

When: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Merrill Hotel and Convention Center
119 W Mississippi Dr
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

Join the Hawkeyes for lunch! This exclusive lunch features Hawkeye men's basketball coach Fran McCaffery and hometown Hawkeye student-athletes. Receive an update on men's basketball and our other Hawkeye sports and hear from student-athletes on what it is like wearing the black and gold.


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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Boston Iowa Days - Iowa Presidential Reception and Gallery Tours

When: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Please join University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld and Lauren Lessing, director of the UI Stanley Museum of Art, for a behind-the-scenes look at the latest happenings on the UI campus.

Following remarks, which will begin at 6:45 p.m., guests will have the chance to tour the Art of Europe collection—where Jackson Pollock's Mural will be located—and the Kristin and Roger Servison Gallery in the Art of the Americas Wing.

This is a great opportunity for you to reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and celebrate our remarkable university! We will provide appetizers and a hosted bar.

We are grateful to Roger and Kristin Servison for their generous support of this reception; Roger Servison, who is a life trustee and president emeritus of the Museum of Fine Arts, will share a few words during the event.


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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Boston Iowa Days - Walking into Boston History Tour

When: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Tour Departs: Boston Common Visitor Information Center
139 Tremont St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Tour Ends: Faneuil Hall Marketplace
4 South Market Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Step back in time to the era of the Revolutionary War, as guides in 18th century costume take you to historic sites, including Boston Common, the Benjamin Franklin statue, and more. This free walking tour is approximately one mile. We recommend comfortable walking shoes and will provide sweet treats at the tour's end.


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Monday, July 15, 2019

Boston Iowa Days - Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays

When: 7:10 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Fenway Park
4 Yawkey Way
Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Wear your Hawkeye gear and catch an evening baseball game! Limited discounted group tickets are available for purchase at a cost of $20 per person and will be distributed electronically


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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Ann Arbor UI Alumni and Friends Gathering

When: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Washtenaw Dairy
602 S. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Connect with local Hawkeyes at an alumni and friends gathering in Ann Arbor.

This family-friendly event will be a great opportunity to meet fellow Hawkeyes in the Ann Arbor area and learn about ways you can connect and engage with the University of Iowa. A complimentary ice cream sundae bar will be provided.

RSVP by Wednesday, July 17. If you have questions, please contact us at alumni.events@foriowa.org or 800-648-6973.


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Sunday, August 4, 2019

New York Iowa Club Summer Potluck & Student Send-Off

When: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Sheep Meadow (southeast end)
Central Park
New York, New York 10065

Join us to kick off football season and celebrate summer with the New York Metro Iowa Club! We're excited to send off our local Iowa students before the school year begins with a potluck picnic in the park. We'll have games, snacks, Hawkeye swag giveaways, and plenty of fun. Feel free to bring a blanket, beverages, and food for yourself or to share.

Please RSVP by Sunday, July 28, 2019. If you have questions, contact Molly Torchia at molly.torchia@foriowa.org or at 800-648-6973.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Ankeny Hometown Hawkeyes

When: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Fletcher
1802 N Ankeny Blvd #100
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

Join the Hawkeyes for lunch! This exclusive lunch features Hawkeye softball coaching staff, select hometown Hawkeye softball student-athletes, to hear what it's like to compete in the Big Ten and be a student-athlete at the University of Iowa.

Cost of the lunch is $15 per person.


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Sunday, August 11, 2019

BTN Big 10K Race

When: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Grant Park
337 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, Illinois 60601

The eighth annual BTN Big 10K celebrates the best conference in college sports by bringing Big Ten fans together. Wear your black and gold and represent the Hawkeyes in the 10K race or 5K run/walk. Afterward, kick off the college football season in style with thousands of Big Ten fans at the ultimate post-race tailgate party. The event will feature Big Ten mascots, cheerleaders, food, live music, beer, interactive games, exciting prizes, BTN talent, and much more. Register here.


Saturday, August 17, 2019

119th Iowa by the Sea Picnic

When: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Main Deck of the Battleship Iowa
250 S. Harbor Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90731

All Iowans and people who love Iowa are invited to this family-oriented, alcohol-free picnic on the Battleship Iowa, a historical museum. The event will feature a catered barbecue, musical entertainment, door prizes, Iowa memorabilia, giveaways, and activities for children and adults.

This year's event will take place on the main deck of the battleship instead of on the pier, where it's been held in past years. Participants can enjoy the breezy views of the harbor and free, self-guided battleship tours.

Tickets to the picnic are $29.50 for teenagers and adults ($25 if purchased by Aug. 8), and $12 for children ages 6-12 ($10 if purchased by Aug. 8). Children 5 and younger are free.

For more information, visit lowabytheSeaPicnic.com or contact Don Swenson at 678-896-6327 or iowabythesea@gmail.com.


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