Frank Lloyd Wright's Barton House (1903). In his book about Wright, Brendan Gill of The New Yorker called the Barton House-which adjoins the Darwin D. Martin House property-"a small nearly perfect jewel." Includes cocktail reception. Reservations required. $25 for Alumni Association members; $27 for nonmembers.
Tours at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Senior Alumni Luncheon
Sponsored by Independent Health. By invitation only; reservations required.
Noon. Center for Tomorrow, North Campus
Sesquicentennial Fourth of July Celebration
This year's annual fireworks extravaganza at UB's Baird Point is sponsored by the Town of Amherst and Bee Group Newspapers as a salute to the university's 150th birthday. The Amherst Saxophone Quartet will perform at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Erie County Wind Ensemble at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks get under way at approximately 9:45 p.m. Rain date is July 5, also at Baird Point.
Wine tour of the Finger Lakes region. Includes lunch, dinner and bus transportation. Call (716) 829-2608 for more information.
Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner
Corporate and group tables available. $30 per person.
6 p.m. cocktails at Alumni Arena; 7 p.m. dinner at the Center for the Arts.
Law School Class of 1976 Reunion
Informal social Friday evening at Hyatt Regency Buffalo. On Saturday, cocktails at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 8 p.m. at the Saturn Club, 977 Delaware Avenue. Call (716) 645-2107 for more information.
Linda Yalem Memorial Run
Alumni are welcome to participate in this annual campus run, which is sponsored by Division of Student Affairs and Athletics. Advance registration required. Contact the Office of Student Affairs at (716) 645-2982 for more information.
10 a.m. Race begins at Alumni Arena, finishes at Slee Hall
Alumni College Abroad
Spend a week in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, experiencing the history, people and culture of Ireland. Call (716) 829-2608 for more information.
The university honors SUNY Distinguished Professors and 1996 recipients of SUNY Chancellor's Awards; the President's Medal and an honorary degree will be awarded. Sponsored by the UB Sesquicentennial Committee. Call (716) 645-6147 for more information.
3 p.m. Slee Concert Hall and Center for the Arts
Distinguished Speaker Series
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. Presented by Don Davis Auto World Lectureship Fund. Call (716) 645-6147 for more information.
8 p.m. Center for the Arts
Sesquicentennial Alumni Concert
Performances by instrumental and vocal alumni of the Department of Music. The concert will also feature a commissioned work by Lukas Foss, distinguished composer, pianist, conductor, and former music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Cosponsored by the Sesquicentennial Committee and the Department of Music. Call (716) 645-2964 for more information. $4-$10.
8 p.m. Slee Hall
Film and Video Program Opening
Works by faculty and invited alumni. Sponsored by the UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts. Call (716) 645-6912 for more information.
Faculty/Alumni Exhibition Opening
Artworks by faculty and invited alumni. Sponsored by the UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts. Call (716) 645-6912 for more information.
"Does the Body Matter?," symposium on frontiers of knowledge in nature, society, and culture. Distinguished speakers include Gerald Edelman, winner of the 1972 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine. Sponsored by the UB Sesquicentennial Committee. Call (716) 645-2578 for more information.
"Step Into My Dream"-An evening of modern dance and jazz with the David Parsons Dance Company and the Billy Taylor Trio. Cosponsored by the UB Sesquicentennial Committee and the Center for the Arts. Tickets required. Call (716) 645-6259 for additional information. Admission.
8 p.m. Mainstage, Center for the Arts
Alumni Pre-Game Party
Tailgating at its best! Festive entertainment, pay-as-you- go or advance registration lunch concessions and entertainment. Cosponsored by the UB Alumni Association and the Division of Athletics.
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Alumni Arena
UB Bulls vs. Cornell
1:30 p.m. UB Stadium
19th Annual Greater Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting
Includes reunion dinner dance Friday evening. Sponsored by the UB Dental Alumni Association. Call (800) 756-0328 or (716) 829-2061 for more information.
Buffalo Convention Center
Law School Alumni Association Convocation
Annual alumni convocation and presentation of the Jaeckle Award. Call (716) 645-2107 for more information.
8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast; 9 a.m.-noon education program, followed by lunch and award presentation