Baldwinsville alumni weekend returns in August

The Baker High Alumni Association will present the second annual Alumni Weekend "Who Says You Can't Go Home?" Aug. 5 to 7 with a schedule of events offering varied activities for attendees of all ages.

The Kick Off to Alumni Weekend will be held Friday Aug. 5 on Paper Mill Island starting with a 5 p.m. performance by the Baker High School Marching Band followed by live entertainment (to be announced). Also on Friday, there will be open bowling to the live music of Rock Foundation from 8 p.m. to midnight at Thunderbird Lanes in Baldwinsville and Fireworks by Zambelli will conclude opening night.

On Saturday Aug. 6, registered alumni can take part in a golf outing at Hickory Hills beginning at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start. At 11 a.m. there will be luncheon cruise through the Erie Canal Systems offered by Midlakes Navigation. Rusted Root will perform Saturday night at Paper Mill Island with an opening act (to be announced). Also on Saturday evening Thunderbird Lanes will have a Rock and Roll Bowl to a live DJ from 8 p.m. to midnight. Sunday morning, alumni say goodbye while enjoying a pancake breakfast. As details for the weekend are finalized, alumni will be updated through e-mails and news releases.

Registration deadlines are July 15 for the golf outing ($25 per person/$100 per four-person team) and July 27 for the luncheon cruise ($33 per person). See registration forms online at cwbakeraa.com. Advance sale tickets for Rusted Root are $15 for alumni and can be purchased at the Red Mill Inn, Baldwinsville. Limit two tickets per alumnus. Tickets will also go on sale shortly for Rusted Root online (cwbakeraa.com) and will be available at the door for $25.

Volunteers are needed to make the weekend run smoothly. Please contact Annette Morris (aemorris@cwbakeraa.com) or Lynnette Yager Barbano (973-518-4311 or lybarbano@cwbakeraa.com).

The following alumni classes will hold their class reunions the same weekend: Class of 1976, 1981, 1986 and 1991. If you graduated in one of these years, please contact the Alumni Association to get connected with your class's reunion committee. All alumni are encouraged to email Annette or Lynnette with their correct email address and class year.

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