Upcoming alumni events

Join us and other Central family members as we celebrate everything Dutch! Don't forget to bring your "Hoo-rah!"

Homecoming Commencement Event Photos


Central Red — “The Life and Music of Irving Berlin” With Jennifer Hart

Thursday, July 7, at 5:30 p.m.

Join Central RED on Thursday, July 7, for dinner and a special presentation by Jennifer Hart ’69.

Hart’s presentation follows the life and songs of Irving Berlin. Heralded as “the greatest songwriter who ever lived” by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin composed over 1,500 songs in his 101 years, including “White Christmas,” “God Bless America,” “Always” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business.”


5:30 p.m. Dinner — $15 per Person With Cash Bar
Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room, Graham Annex
7 p.m. Presentation of “The Life and Music of Irving Berlin” by Jennifer Hart ’69
Cox-Snow Music Center


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Iowa Cubs Baseball Outing

Thursday, July 14, at 5:30 p.m.

Join Central College for an Iowa Cubs game at Principal Park on Thursday, July 14!

Your Evening at the Ballpark Includes:

  • A reserved ticket to the game – Section 11.
  • An all-you-can-eat picnic with soft drinks.
  • A free gift from the Iowa Cubs and a free gift from Central.

Gates open to the public at 5:30 p.m. The picnic on the mezzanine, located on the second level behind home plate, begins at 5:38 p.m. Game time is 6:38 p.m.

Ticket Info

  • Tickets: $20
    Children 3 and Under: Free
  • Ask for your reserved tickets at the will-call window. They will be reserved under Central College and your name.
  • Payment in advance is required.

RSVP no later than Thursday, June 30.

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Wrestling Alumni Day

Friday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m.

All Dutch wrestling alumni are invited to check out Central’s modernized athletics facilities, receive exclusive updates about the wrestling program and have a fun evening with old (and new!) friends Friday, Aug. 5!


3-5 p.m. Join Us at Pella’s Brand New Smash Park
1000 Fifield Road
5:30 p.m. VIP Tour of Facilities and Program Update
With Eric Van Kley, director of athletics and head wrestling coach
6:30 p.m. Join Us at The Cellar Peanut Pub (appetizers provided)
629 Franklin Street

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