Homecoming highlight, Oct. 17: Recyclable Boat Races

The University of Iowa’s 2011 Homecoming celebration, which runs through Saturday, Oct. 22, will feature Recyclable Boat Races at 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, in the Field House pool.

Other Homecoming events scheduled for Oct. 17 include:

  • A blood drive will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Second Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union.
  • An outdoor movie screening will be held at 9 p.m. at UI Apartments.
  • Comedian Tim Young will perform at 10 p.m. in the Illinois Room of the Iowa Memorial Union.

The University of Iowa’s Homecoming tradition began nearly 100 years ago and has grown tremendously over the years. Each year, thousands of UI students, alumni, and faculty, and residents of Iowa City and surrounding communities, come together for a weeklong celebration of Hawkeye pride leading up to the Saturday Homecoming football game.

Visit homecoming.uiowa.edu for more information about Homecoming 2011 festivities.

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