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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • All-School Reunion schedule takes shape

  • For the purposes of determining attendance, Melbye encourages people to register online in advance and pay fee
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  •     Plans for the Crookston All-School Reunion are well on their way with a schedule of events now being available for Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, June 29.    
        Reunion Committee member Wayne Melbye says, "It's getting close and it's going to be a fun time. We hope that people will register on the website or mail a check to our post office box so we can get an idea of how many will attend."    
        Need a place to stay? Crookston hotels have reserved blocked rooms for the weekend as well as UMC dorm rooms.    
        "We'll have buses running to and from the college, hotels and the Town Square each day for folks to ride," said Melbye. "We want to keep everyone safe and mobile without them having to worry about parking."    
        Former Crookston High School Band Director Dave Bina also has plans for current band members and alumni who would like to play in the opening ceremonies on Friday, June 27.    
        "We're looking for current band members or alumni or even anyone in the community who would like to play to meet us at the Town Square at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 27 to practice and then play," said Bina.    
        To contact Bina about playing the opening ceremony, call 289-4041 or email him at dbina10@msn.com.    
        Here is the All-School Reunion schedule:
    Thursday, June 26
        Registration at the Town Square from 5-8 p.m.
    Friday, June 27
        Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station from 6-9 a.m.
        Registration at the Town Square from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
        Book signing "Legendary Locals" by Kristina Gray at the Carnegie  
        Building from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
        Opening Ceremony at 11 a.m.
        Photo Booth from Noon - 2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
        Misting Station
        Food Booths from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
        Adult Beverages from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
        M&D Band from Noon - 2 p.m.
        Kid's Inflatable Games from Noon - 4 p.m. ($5 wristband required)
        Shake, Rattle & Roll from 2-4 p.m.
        4-Wheel Drive from 5-8 p.m.
    Page 2 of 2 - Saturday, June 28
        Eagles Breakfast from 8-11 a.m.
        Gathering at Eugene Field in Sampson's Addition at 9 a.m. (coffee, doughnuts, neighborhood tour, conversation, free-will donation, bring lawn chairs)
        Registration at the Town Square from 10 a.m. - Noon
        Book signing "Legendary Locals" by Kristina Gray at the
    Carnegie Building from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
        Misting Station
        Food Booths from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
        Adult Beverages from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
        Mount St. Benedict tours including a catered lunch at Noon
        Kid's Inflatable Games from Noon - 4 p.m. ($5 wristband required)
        Crookston Reds Baseball Double Header at Highland Park starting at 1 p.m.
        Men's Choir and Kenny & The Classics from 1-3 p.m.
        Gary Emerson from 1-3 p.m.
        American Legion Beer & Brats from 2-4 p.m.
        Photo Booth from noon - 2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
        Tony Diaz at 4 p.m.
        Polka String Band at 4:30 p.m.
        George French Band at 5 p.m.
        Mount St. Benedict Saturday Mass at 5 p.m.
        Non-Alcohol Street Dance with Jim's Classic Music DJ from
        9 p.m. to Midnight    
    Sunday, June 29
        Special Service at Trinity Lutheran Church at 10 a.m.
        
        To register, visit crookstonallschool.com or mail the $15 registration check to All School Reunion P.O. Box 143 Crookston, MN 56716.

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