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2020-2021 Club Events Calendar 

 

 

We are currently planning events for the Harvard Club of Sarasota's 2020-2021 season.

Please join us to get engaged with fellow alumni, help the University, meet students & athletes in our local community, interview freshman applicants, present Harvard Prize Book Awards, and much more!

 
Welcome to All!     
Check back often for New Event Listings in 2020-2021!
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UPCOMING EVENTS (2020 - 2021 SEASON)        

 

• Please Visit Us Again Soon for Updates and New (Virtual) Events due to Covid-19 Pandemic

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PAST EVENTS

• Thurs. Apr. 30, 2020 (4:00 - 5:00 pm) - 2019-2020 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CLUB (ONLINE) & 1st VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR - via ZOOM

• Wed. Apr. 15, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - APRIL 2020 HAPPY HOUR - BLUE ROOSTER, SARASOTA - This event has been canceled due to Covid-19 Pandemic.

• Fri. Apr. 3, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - APRIL 2020 LUNCHEON - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB - Harvard Research Associate Carol Saivetz This event has been canceled due to Covid-19 Pandemic.

• Fri. Mar. 20, 2018 (4:00 pm - 11:00 pm) – BASEBALL GAME – RED SOX vs. ORIOLES – Ed Smith Stadium - This event has been canceled due to Covid-19 Pandemic.

• Wed. Mar. 18, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - MARCH 2020 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE, SARASOTA This event has been canceled due to Covid-19 Pandemic.

• Fri. Mar. 13, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - MARCH 2020 LUNCHEON - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB - Raymond James SVP Alexandra Band

• Thu. Mar. 5, 2019 (6:00 - 9:00 pm) - MARCH 2020 DINNER - SELBY GARDENS MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Jennifer Rominiecki/Wendy Deming

• Wed. Feb. 26, 2020 (5:00 - 9:00 pm) - 60TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER & PRESENTATION - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Harvard President Bacow

• Wed. Feb. 19, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - FEBRUARY 2020 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Fri. Feb. 14, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - FEBRUARY 2020 H-Y-P LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor Beverly Gage

• Thur. Jan. 23, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - SEMKHOR RINGLING COCKTAIL RECEPTION - RINGLING COLLEGE - Semkhor Ringling Studio Labs

• Fri. Jan. 17, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - JANUARY 2020 LUNCHEON - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB - HBS Professor Robin Ely

• Wed. Jan. 8, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - JANUARY 2020 HAPPY HOUR - ELEMENT, SARASOTA

• Wed. Dec. 18, 2019 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - DECEMBER 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BEULAH, SARASOTA

• Fri. Dec. 13, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2019 LUNCHEON - SELBY GARDENS - Accenture Managing Director Kreg Schmidt

• Sat. Nov. 23, 2019 (12:00 pm - 2:30 pm) - HARVARD YALE FOOTBALL GAME - EVIE'S TAVERN, SARASOTA

• Fri. Nov. 15, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - SARASOTA ORCHESTRA MUSICAL PERFORMANCE SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Sun. Nov. 3, 2019 (4:30 - 6:30 pm) -  2019 ALL ALUMNI WELCOME BACK PARTY – SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - OCTOBER 2019 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE, SARASOTA

• Wed. Sep. 11, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - SEPTEMBER 2019 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Wed. Aug. 14, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - AUGUST 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BOCA, SARASOTA

• Wed. July 10, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JULY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - VERONICA, SARASOTA

• Wed. June 12, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JUNE 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BRICKS, SARASOTA

• Wed. May. 8, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - MAY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Wed. Apr. 17, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - APRIL 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BLUE ROOSTER, SARASOTA

• Fri. Apr. 12, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - APRIL 2019 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor Norman

• Mon. Mar. 25, 2019 (6:00 - 8:30pm) - EVENING AT THE KOTLER/COVILLE GLASS MUSEUM - Steven High

• Sun. Mar. 17, 2019 (11:30 am for 1:05 pm) – BASEBALL GAME – YANKEES vs. ORIOLES – Ed Smith Stadium

• Wed. Mar. 13, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - MARCH 2019 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE RESTAURANT, SARASOTA

• Fri. Mar. 8, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - MARCH 2019 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Kevin Daves

• Thu. Feb. 21, 2019 (5:30 - 7:00pm) - MATTHEW GRAYBIL THE CHOPIN PROJECT - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed. Feb. 13, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - FEBRUARY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - CLASICO, SARASOTA

• Fri. Feb. 8, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - PRINCETON YALE LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Christopher Achen

• Wed. Jan. 16, 2019 (4:30 - 7:00 pm) - JANUARY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - ELEMENT, SARASOTA

• Fri. Jan. 11, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - JANUARY 2019 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor McManus

• Fri. Jan. 4, 2019 (5:30 - 7:30pm) - DIN & TONICS JAZZ ACAPELLA - ALOFT, SARASOTA

• Wed. Dec. 12, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2018 HAPPY HOUR - BEULAH, SARASOTA

• Mon. Dec. 10, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor Nathan of Boston Arts Academy

• Sat. Nov. 17, 2018 (12:30 am - 2:30 pm) - HARVARD YALE FOOTBALL GAME - EVIE'S TAVERN, SARASOTA

• Fri. Nov. 9, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - NOVEMBER 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Vice Admiral Jan Tighe USN

• Sun. Nov. 4, 2018 (4:30 - 7:00 pm) -  2018 ALL ALUMNI WELCOME BACK PARTY – SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed., October 10, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - OCTOBER 2018 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE, SARASOTA

• Wed., September 12, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - SEPTEMBER 2018 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Wed., August 15, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - AUGUST 2018 HAPPY HOUR - BOCA, SARASOTA

• Wed., July 11, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JULY 2018 HAPPY HOUR - THE TABLE AT CREEKSIDE, SARASOTA

• Wed., June 13, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JUNE 2018 HAPPY HOUR - VERONICA FISH & OYSTER, SARASOTA

• Wed., May 16, 2018 (5:30 - 7:30 pm) - MAY 2018 HAPPY HOUR - ART OVATION HOTEL, SARASOTA

• Wed., Apr. 25, 2018 (5:30 - 7:30 pm) - APRIL 2018 HAPPY HOUR - CLASICO, SARASOTA

• Thur., Mar. 22, 2018 (11:30 am for 1:05 pm) – BASEBALL GAME – RED SOX vs. ORIOLES – Ed Smith Stadium

• Mon., Mar. 26, 2018 (5:00 - 8:00 pm) – DINNER & PRESENTATION – RINGLING COLLEGE – Dr. Larry Thompson, President & James Mc Campbell, Head of Computer Animation & Game Art Department 

• Fri. Apr. 13, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - APRIL 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Tim Seldin, President, Montessori Foundation

• Fri. Mar. 9, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - MARCH 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Joseph Volpe, Executive Director, Sarasota Ballet

• Wed., Mar. 14, 2018 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - MARCH HAPPY HOUR & Cuban Art Presentation - Aloft Hotel Exchange Room – Jorge Reynardus, MBA 1973 

• Fri. Feb. 9, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - FEBRUARY 2018 H-Y-P LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Prof. Harry Lewis, Harvard University

• Thur., Feb. 15, 2018 (6:00 - 7:30 pm) – ALL IVY YOUNG ALUMNI – ALOFT HOTEL – Penn. Law Dean Holloway, Quattrone Center for Fair Administration of Justice (Harvard Co-sponsoring)  

• Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) – FEBRUARY LUNCHEON #2 – Jesse Biter, Biter Enterprises

• Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 (5:30 – 8:30 pm) – AN EVENING WITH PRESIDENT FAUST – RECEPTION AT NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN

• Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 (5:00 -7:00 pm) – RECEPTION WITH PHILIP LOVEJOY – Executive Director, Harvard Alumni Association - LIBBY'S in Sarasota

• Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - JANUARY 2018 HAPPY HOUR - BRICKS SMOKED MEATS

• Fri. Jan. 12, 2018 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm) – ANNUAL CREW COACHES’ DINNER – PIER 22, BRADENTON

• Fri. Jan. 12, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - JANUARY 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Prof. Timothy McCarthy, Harvard University

• Fri., Dec. 8, 2017 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2017 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Matt Walsh, Owner & CEO, The Observer Media Group Inc.

• Wed., Dec. 13, 2017 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) -  DECEMBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR - LOUIS MODERN 

• Wed., Nov. 15, 2017 (5:00 - 7:00 pm)  - NOVEMBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR - STATE STREET EATING HOUSE  

• Sat. Nov. 18, 2017 (12:30 am - 2:30 pm) - HARVARD YALE FOOTBALL GAME - LIBBY'S CAFE AND BAR

• Fri. Nov. 10, 2017 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - NOVEMBER 2017 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Kirk G. Boylston President - Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty

• Sun., Nov. 5, 2017 (4:30 - 7:00 pm) -  2017 ALL ALUMNI WELCOME BACK PARTY – SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 - (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - OCTOBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR AND HBS GLOBAL NETWORKING NIGHT BIJOU CAFE, SARASOTA  

• Wed., Sept. 13, 2017 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) -  SEPTEMBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR BLUE ROOSTER, SARASOTA 

• Wed. August 16, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - AUGUST 2017 HAPPY HOUR LIBBY'S CAFE, SARASOTA

• Wed. July 19, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - JULY 2017 HAPPY HOUR CLASICO CAFE BAR, SARASOTA

• Mon. June 12, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - JUNE 2017 HAPPY HOUR & HAA Global Networking Night HYDE PARK PRIME STEAKHOUSE, SARASOTA

• Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - MAY 2017 HAPPY HOUR - LOUIES MODERN, SARASOTA

• Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE APRIL 2017 HAPPY HOUR - MANDEVILLE BEER GARDEN, SARASOTA  

• Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - APRIL 2017 LUNCHEON with TODD BOWDEN, newly elected Sarasota County School District Superintendent (terms begins March 1, 2017), and current Sarasota County District Executive Director of Career, Technical and Adult Education, and Director of Suncoast Technical College - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA 

• Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE MARCH 2017 HAPPY HOUR - BIJOU CAFE, SARASOTA  

• Monday, March 27, 2017 - 1:05 pm Game Start Time - REDSOX v. ORIOLES SPRING TRAINING BASEBALL GAME - ED SMITH STADIUM, SARASOTA 

• Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - MARCH 2017 LUNCHEON with PROFESSOR TIMOTHY PATRICK McCARTHY, Ph.D., Core Faculty and Director at Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Quincy House Resident Scholar, Stanley Paterson Professor of American History, and Host/Director of "A.R.T. of Human Rights" at the American Repertory Theater's Loeb Drama Center, as he speaks with us on "From Tom Paine to Twitter: The Changing Role of Media and Politics in the U.S."  - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA 

• Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE FEBRUARY 2017 HAPPY HOUR - LIBBS, SARASOTA  

• Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - *EXTRA* FEBRUARY LUNCHEON with Harvard Classics PROFESSOR RICHARD F, THOMAS, George Martin Lane Professor of the Classics, Harvard Department of the Classics, and Professor of the "Coolest Class on Campus" on "Bob Dylan and Why He Deserves the Nobel!" - THE FRANCIS, SARASOTA

• Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  - YOUR HARVARD: MIAMI  (Host Committee)

Gather with fellow Harvard community members from across Florida and beyond for a chance to hear from Drew Gilpin Faust, President and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University, as she shares her vision for the University's future and its global impact. The evening will also feature an intriguing faculty conversation that examines what the power of observation and reconstructing the past can tell us about our future, from making sense of matter and seeing things before unseen to genomics research. 
- FAENA FORUM, 3300 COLLINS AVENUE, MIAMI BEACH, FL

• Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - FEBRUARY 2017 H-Y-P LUNCHEON with PROFESSOR MATTHEW SPENCE, Yale World Fellow, International Relations, Defense, Foreign Policy & National Security Council Advisor & Expert - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA  

• Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - *EXTRA* JANUARY LUNCHEON with HBS PROFESSOR W. EARL SASSER, Baker Foundation Professor and Professor of Service Management, Emeritus, at the Harvard Business School - THE FRANCIS, SARASOTA

• Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE JANUARY 2017 HAPPY HOUR - CLASICO, SARASOTA  

• Friday, January 13, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - JANUARY 2017 LUNCHEON with SUSAN MACMANUS, Distinguished University Professor of Public Administration and Political Science, University of South Florida - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA      

• Friday, January 13, 2017 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  - ANNUAL HARVARD CREW COACHES DINNER - PIER 22, BRADENTON   

• Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE DECEMBER 2016 HAPPY HOUR - LOUIES MODERN, SARASOTA  

• Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE HARVARD ALUMNI & FRIENDS ART VIEWING and MEET & GREET - Traditional Italian Christmas cake & wine will be served! - MASSIMO MEDA ART GALLERY, SARASOTA

• Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - DECEMBER 2016 LUNCHEON with DR. HERBERT E. KAUFMAN, Professor of Ophthalmology, Pharmacology, and Microbiology Emeritus, LSU Medical School, on "What Do We Do About Drugs - Especially Pot, Pills, and Heroine?" - a discussion including such topics as attitudes about recreational marijuana, drug prohibition, organized crime, and impacts on society and the individual!  - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA  

• Saturday, November 19, 2016 - KICKOFF TIME 12:30 pm- HARVARD / YALE FOOTBALL GAME VIEWING - MERCATO's @ 1936 Hillview, SARASOTA

• Friday, November 11, 2016 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - NOVEMBER 2016 LUNCHEON with PROFESSOR LAUREN RUDD, 40-year Wall Street veteran, syndicated newspaper columnist, publisher of The Rudd Report, and Professor at USF's Lifelong Learning Academy, as he provides his thoughts on "The Global Economy & US Economic Policy after the US Presidential Election" - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA   

• Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 4:30 - 7:00 pm  - 2016-2017 ALL ALUMNI WELCOME BACK PARTY - THE FIELD CLUB, SARASOTA  

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE OCTOBER 2016 HAPPY HOUR + Sarasota's Harvard Business School's Global Networking Night (GNN) & Welcome to Your City 2016 Recent Harvard Grads Night  - Libby's Cafe, SARASOTA

• Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE SEPTEMBER 2016 HAPPY HOUR - Louie's Modern - SARASOTA   

• Thursday, September 23, 2016 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  - *BOOKER HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE FAIR* - Booker High School - SARASOTA   

• Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm  - *ROBART'S ARENA COLLEGE FAIR* - Robart's Arena - SARASOTA  

• Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE AUGUST 2016 HAPPY HOUR - Bijou Cafe, SARASOTA   

• Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE JULY 2016 HAPPY HOUR - Hyde Park Steak House, SARASOTA

• Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm  - All-Ivy & Little Ivy Happy Hour (1980-present grads), Sponsored by Cornell and Penn Alumni Clubs - Starlite Room, 2nd Floor, 1001 Cocoanut Ave, SARASOTA (Please CLICK HERE to RSVP by email by June 21, 2016)

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