Cornerstone Week and Inauguration celebrations continue Saturday and Sunday. All events are free, except two ticketed, sold-out concerts.
SATURDAY, MAY 18
Sesquicentennial Walkway Dedication
11:45 a.m. Jefferson Plaza
North Central College will formally dedicate the Sesquicentennial Walkway, a pedestrian thoroughfare through the heart of campus that opened in fall 2012.
4:30-8:30 p.m. Championship Plaza
The College Union Activities Board (CUAB) presents the annual Springfest celebration for students and their invited guests, featuring live music entertainment, games, prizes, dancing and more.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
8 p.m. Pfeiffer Hall
The “Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: The 20th Anniversary Tour” performance is sold out.
8:30 p.m. Zimmerman Stadium
A public fireworks display will be set off from the practice field behind Res/Rec, weather permitting. Suggested viewing area is baseball’s Zimmerman Stadium.
9 p.m. Res/Rec Center
American hip-hop artist Hoodie Allen headlines a sold-out concert with opening acts Outasight and The Ready Set. The concert is presented by North Central College’s Fine and Performing Arts, CUAB and Office of Alumni Relations.
SUNDAY, MAY 19
Inaugural Worship Service
10 a.m. Koten Chapel
Students, faculty, staff and alumni and community members are invited to a worship service, led by the Rev. Dr. Tracy Smith ’90 Malone, district superintendent for the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church.
President’s Invitation to Serve
1-3 p.m. Emmanuel House, 314 Claim St., Aurora
The President’s Invitation to Serve will take place at Emmanuel House, an Aurora-based nonprofit organization that helps working-class families save and work their way out of poverty. President Troy D. Hammond, members of his family and others from the College community will participate. To register visit nccservewiththepres.eventbrite.com. Need transportation? Meet at Kiekhofer Hall at 1 p.m. for a ride.