Homecoming 2004 Features Patriot Paradise Theme

Posted: January 12, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich

The George Mason community is getting ready for a tropical beach party with “Homecoming 2004: Patriot Paradise” just around the corner. The week begins Monday, Feb. 16, and concludes Saturday, Feb. 21, with a men’s basketball game, fireworks, and a luau.

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Featured events on the Fairfax Campus during the week include a Caribbean craft corner in the Johnson Center on Tuesday, a Mason Idol competition on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Harris Theatre, and a comedy and talent show on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Dewberry Hall. Pirates of the Caribbean will be shown in the Johnson Center Cinema at 6 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

George Mason faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend the block party in Lot L on Saturday preceding the men’s basketball game against the Delaware Blue Hens. The party starts at 11:30 a.m., followed by the game at 4:30 p.m. There will be a fireworks display at the Mason Pond after the game, and the luau begins at 7 p.m. in Dewberry Hall.

The Prince William Campus will be full of activities as well with Tropical Spirit Day and Craft Corner on Tuesday, Tropical Mocktail Happy Hour on Wednesday, and a tropical lunch special on Thursday. The Arlington Campus will host a Hawaiian luau on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit the Homecoming web site.

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