Upcoming Alumni Events

Pella - Get Your Day Rolling With Central College!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7 - 9 AM

Enjoy a breakfast treat and beverage on us!

at Smokey Row located at 639 Franklin Street, Pella


Men's Basketball Alumni Weekend

Friday, December 9, 2016 - Saturday, December 10, 2016

Shoot a few hoops, have dinner with the team, then cheer on the Dutch as they take on Washington University in St. Louis at P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium.

Friday, Dec. 9

4 - 6 p.m. - Attend practice at P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium

6 p.m. - Happy hour, Boat Moore Weller rooms,  Maytag Student Center.

7 p.m. - Dinner with players and alumni, Boat Moore Weller rooms

Saturday, Dec. 10

Noon - Warm-up and shooting contests

1 p.m. - Alumni vs. Alumni game

3 p.m. - Central College Dutch vs. Washington University in St. Louis

The 1957-58 and 1970-71 Conference Champion teams will be recognized at half-time.

RSVP for Friday night dinner today!

$50 for dinner an additional $25 with a guest. The price reflects a built-in donation to the basketball program.

Register yourself in the 13+ category
Register your guest in the 4-12 category to receive the $25 price.

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Civic Center

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Join Us at the Civic Center!

2 p.m. Matinee performance
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Join us for the reception in the West Balcony
for Heavy hors d'oeuvres

Tickets $55 - paid in advance
If you want a ride to the Civic Center from Pella, please select the child (4 - 12) option where the additional $5 fee will be included in your total. 

Central RED Society - Christmas Fantasy: Appetizers & Conversation

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

**This is a Central RED event for members of the Society. If interested in becoming a member, check out our website at

*********This Class is Full*********

Get in the Christmas spirit with an evening of appetizers, good conversation, and friends old and new! Central Market staff will give us some ideas for quick-and-easy appetizers that we can use at our own gatherings.

Reception for December Graduates

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Join classmates and faculty in a final toast to our December graduates!

Graham Annex, Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room

Enjoy holiday dessert and drinks

Alumni Vocal Combo Tour

Friday, January 6 - Friday, January 13, 2017

Say "Adios" to the snow - Travel with the Vocal Combo Tour to Mexico!


January 6 - Depart USA, arrive in Mexico

January 7 - Tour to Chichen Itza

January 8 - Tour of the city
                  9 p.m. - Combo Concert

January 9 - Progreso Beach Tour
                  9 p.m. - Combo Concert

January 10 - Uxmal Tour

January 11 - Enjoy a day exploring Merida on your own.
                   8 p.m. - Central College House Reception.

January 12 - Celestun Beach day

January 13 - Travel back to the USA

Travel options:

Plan 1: Hotel Maison del Embajador in Merida (Santa Lucia Park, three blocks from downtown Merida) Rooms with two beds for two people/breakfast included. $600 per person, price does not include airfare and bus.

Plan 2: Hotel Casa Lucia in Merida (Santa Lucia Park, three blocks from downtown Merida) Rooms with two beds for two people/breakfast included. $800 per person. Price does not include airfare and bus.


SIGN UP TODAY! Call Kathy Cashen Thompson '87 in the Advancement Office at 641-628-5186.


*Price includes tax deductible gifts to the Central Vocal Combo Program.