Carleton’s 75th Big Birthday Bash

Carleton University is celebrating its 75th anniversary and everyone is invited! Join the Carleton community for a day of entertainment, great food and Carleton pride.

When: Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Parking lot 5, Athletics Centre, Carleton University
Info: Complete event details are available online.

Media are invited to attend the event.

Attendees can take a ride on the 50-foot Ferris wheel, complete an inflatable obstacle course or delight in some traditional carnival fare and numerous performances, including the always-popular Chemistry Magic Show.

The birthday bash coincides with the homecoming football game, where the Ravens will take on Waterloo at MNP Park.

 

Birthday Bash events include:

Chemistry Magic Hands-on Interactive Demo

When: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Guests will have a chance to make ice cream with liquid nitrogen and see some of the demonstrations up close.

Chemistry Magic Show

When: 11 a.m. to noon

This one hour show features explosions, spontaneous combustions and the inner workings of fireworks and plastics.

Official Cake Cutting

When: Noon

Ravens Rhythm Performance

When: 12:30 p.m.

Get ready for the Carleton – Waterloo football game with a performance by the Ravens Rhythm cheer team.

 

About Carleton’s 75th Anniversary

Carleton’s 75th anniversary in 2017 celebrates the university’s commitment to giving back through education while pursuing contributions to the common good. These founding values are at the heart of the university’s focus on research, community partnerships and teaching excellence. Carleton students, faculty, staff and alumni are motivated by a desire to make their world a better place. And as the university marks a major milestone in Canada’s 150th anniversary year, we are showcasing the innovation and creativity of our collaborations. Because what’s good for Carleton is good for Canada and the world. It’s been a tradition for 75 years.

 

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718
613-265-6613
Steven_Reid3@Carleton.ca

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