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UAPB plans week of homecoming activities


A week’s worth of activities will begin Sunday as the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff celebrates Homecoming 2013.

Events will kick off at 6 p.m. Sunday with a Gospel Extravaganza at the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center. At 10 p.m., the Uproar Late Night Kick-off is scheduled at the W.E. O’Bryant Bell Tower.

On Monday, Senior Class Stunt Night will be held at 7 p.m. at the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center.

Tuesday’s schedule includes the Black & Gold Pride Assembly at 10 a.m. inside H.O. Clemmons Arena in the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER Complex.

On Wednesday, Jazz in the Café will be presented at noon in the L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union Cafeteria, with the Miss UAPB Coronation Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. inside Clemmons Arena. A Coronation Ball will follow the ceremony.

The Homecoming Alumni Scholarship Golf Tournament is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Harbor Oaks Golf Course. Call 870 575-8499 for more information about the tournament.

Later Thursday, a Street Jams/Bonfire is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. in the HPER Complex parking lot, while an Alumni Mix and Mingle will begin at 7 p.m. in the Alumni House, 27 Watson Blvd. For more information on the Mix and Mingle, call 870-536-2309.

At 7 p.m. Thursday, an invitation-only Donor’s Banquet will be held at Pine Bluff Country Club.

Friday’s events begin with an invitation-only Chancellor’s Breakfast at 7 a.m. in the Leedell Moorehead-Graham Art Gallery in the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center. The Annual Alumni Assembly will be held at 10 a.m. inside H.O. Clemmons Area, with the Young, Black & Bold Yardshow at noon in the L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union.

At 12:30 p.m. Friday, the Alumni Awards Luncheon will be held at PJ’s Event Center. Tickets are $35. For more information, contact 870-536-2309.

At 4 p.m. Friday, the Lady Lions soccer team will play Alabama A&M at Pumphrey Field.

The Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Pine Bluff Convention Center Ballroom. Tickets are $75. For details, contact 870-536-2309.

Homecoming Greek Show will be held Friday in the Pine Bluff Convention Center Arena. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 870-575-8360 for advance purchase.

On Saturday, the Letter A Breakfast will he held at 8 a.m. in the Ramada Plaza’s Jefferson Room, with the Homecoming Parade at 10 a.m. on Main Street in downtown Pine Bluff. Pregame activities at Golden Lion Stadium will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by the Homecoming Game against the Southern University Jaguars at 2:30 p.m.

The final scheduled activity will be a High School Band Exhibition at 7 p.m. Saturday in Clemmons Arena.