Upcoming Events

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Cal Poly Alumni - Cal Poly at the World Ag Expo
Wednesday, February 14

Celebrate your Cal Poly connection at the World Ag Expo! Join the Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and Cal Poly Alumni at the Conference Dining Room in Heritage Complex from 1:30-3:30 pm to connect with other Cal Poly alumni!

Wine, beer and light snacks will be served. 

We hope to see you there!


Modesto Chapter - Fork 'N' Bottle 2018
Friday, February 23

We invite you to join us for the 11th Annual Fork 'N' Bottle: a wine, beer and food tasting event! Wineries and breweries will be pouring delicious tastings and answering all of your questions. Appetizers and small plates will be provided by local restaurants. 

You and your friends won't want to miss out on your favorite local bites and sips all in one place! This year's event also includes an exciting new location: Greens on 10th! Proceeds from this event, including the silent auction, go toward scholarships for local students attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Colorado Chapter - Happy Hour
Thursday, March 1

Join fellow Cal Poly Alumni living in Colorado for a night of networking and catching up with friends new and old. There will be happy hour specials on drinks and food and while this event is free, donations to our chapter are always welcome! Interested in joining the chapter board? We are currently looking for those interested in sitting on our board.

Parking is available in the building for $5 and across the street at the DaVita building.

We hope to see you there!

Washington DC Chapter - March Happy Hour
Thursday, March 1

We've been seeing Cal Poly faculty and distinguished alumni in DC the last few months - and yes, they're at our events too! Join your fellow alumni at Hawthorne on Thursday, March 1st. Free State is a Maryland-themed bar located in Chinatown. It is easily accessible from the Chinatown and Judiciary Square metro stops (red/green/yellow lines). It's also a short walk from Metro Center station (red, blue, orange, silver lines). We hope to see you there!

Bring your friends! One of the best parts about Cal Poly is the people. And good people keep good friends, so we want to meet yours. Our monthly happy hour is the perfect meeting place for everyone to network and socialize. Make it your go-to happy hour and get social with Cal Poly.

Are you new to the Cal Poly Alumni - DC Chapter? Monthly happy hours are always on the first Thursday of the month. We rotate locations throughout the year and try to make things easily accessible. It is a great way to unwind from the week, network and meet other alumni in the DC area!

Cal Poly Packaging Alumni - Spring BBQ
Saturday, March 10


The CP Packaging Alumni Chapter would like to invite all PolyPack and Packaging Alumni to the Spring BBQ on March 10th, 2018 at Meadow Park. Come enjoy some delicious food, games, and good company. Wristbands will be required for event. ID required for 21 and over for alcoholic beverages.


North Bay Chapter - 3rd Thursday Happy Hour
Thursday, March 15

Join us every 3rd Thursday of the Month at 5:30 for Happy Hour around the North Bay!

March 15: Bear Republic 5000 Roberts Lake Rd, Rohnert Park

April 19: Seismic Brewing Co. 2870 Duke Ct, Santa Rosa & Hen House Brewing Co. 322 Bellevue Ave, Santa Rosa *The tour and tasting begins at Seismic Brewing Co. Please wear closed toed shoes. Drinks will follow the tour up the street at Hen House Brewing Company.

May 17: Jaded Toad 275 Windsor River Rd, Windsor

June 21: Epicenter 3215 Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa

San Diego Chapter - Gulls Hockey Game
Friday, March 16

Join us for the San Diego Gulls vs. Milwaukee Admirals game on March 16th! Your $27 ticket will include entry into the arena, a seat in our reserved block, and the opportunity to cheer on our local team with other Cal Poly alumni.

As a bonus, those who purchase their tickets prior to Friday, March 9th will receive a complimentary San Diego Gulls hat!

Bakersfield Chapter - Mustang Mixer at Firestone Grill
Tuesday, March 20

Meet up with your fellow Bakersfield Mustangs at one of the Central Valley and Central Coast's favorite restaurants. Appetizers will be provided, no host bar and door prizes! Mustang friends and families are welcome too! We'll be passing "the hat" for donations to our scholarship fund as well.

We hope to see you there!


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Orange County Chapter - 3rd Annual Fork 'N' Bottle
Thursday, March 22 

Save the date and spread the word about our most exciting event of the year!

The Cal Poly Alumni - Orange County Chapter is excited to hose our 3rd Annual Fork 'N' Bottle Scholarship Fundraiser at the impressive Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin.

Your palate will be pleased as you sample from a fantastic mix of over two dozen SLO and OC restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries and more, while bidding on exclusive silent auction items to raise scholarship funds for current Cal Poly students from the Orange County area. We hope you'll take advantage of this opportunity to help a young student pursue a dream you once shared - to attend Cal Poly!

With a $20,000 goal, no donation is too small! Feeling generous? Donate $20 or more and you will receive a Cal Poly Proud pin at check in AND be entered into a surprise drawing. If you cannot attend the event, a donation is still greatly appreciated as every dollar makes a difference!

This is a 21+ event, Cal Poly alumni, friends, family and colleagues are encouraged to attend.

Varsity Club Chapter - Cactus Mixer
Saturday, March 24

The Cal Poly Alumni - Varsity Club is hosting its 2nd Annual Cactus Mixer at Spring Training in Arizona. The event will be held at The Thirsty Lion in Tempe AZ starting at 6 pm MST.

Your ticket includes heavy appetizers, one drink ticket, and the opportunity to meet Cal Poly Baseball Alumni playing and coaching in Major League Baseball. All Cal Poly Alumni and their families are welcome. Cal Poly Baseball Alumni have a strong presence year after year at Spring Training and we can't wait for you to join in on the fun!


San Francisco/ San Jose Chapter - Cal Poly Alumni at the Golden State Warriors Game
Sunday, April 1

Please join your fellow Bay Area Cal Poly Alumni at the Golden State Warriors game on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 5:30pm. We anticipate these tickets will sell out, so get yours now!

Before the game we will be meeting up at the Draft Kings Lounge at 4:30 pm (by Section 124 in the concourse). Wear your Cal Poly gear to be sure you can find your fellow Cal Poly Alumni! Photo ID is required for ticket pick up at will-call. Basketball game begins at 5:30. Our tickets are located in section 226, rows 1-10.

For parking information visit: http://www.oraclearena.com/plan-your-visit/parking

A ticket is required for all children 24 months and older. Children under 24 months are complimentary and are allowed to sit in the lap of an adult with a ticket.

Cal Poly Alumni - Beer and Wine Garden 
Saturday, April 14

Make a trip back to the Central Coast for the 25th Anniversary of Open House Weekend! Celebrate your Cal Poly pride at our Poly Royal parade and our exclusive alumni beer and wine garden! It will be an amazing weekend filled with fun festivities! Get your tickets fast before they sell out!

Alumni Beer and Wine Garden:

Join us at the Engineering Plaza at 3 p.m, for the Alumni beer and wine garden! Make plans to reconnect with classmates and enjoy the beautiful weather this April at Open House!

All alumni are welcome to see student projects and displays celebrating Learn by Doing, then enjoy local wine, beer and appetizers before the Poly Royal Rodeo, tractor pull, or just a great evening downtown. Any way you plan it, you're in for a great weekend!

Poly Royal Celebration:

Past and present Poly Royal and Open House Committee Alumni and Supporters are invited to a day of celebration and memories of the Open House and Poly Royal tradition.

Check out either the Mustang Supporter or Silver Anniversary Tickets (Kids 7 and under are free) to experience our Celebration Square VIP Lounge, Honored Guest Parade viewing, and more with proceeds benefitting the leadership development of the Cal Poly Open House committee. Check us out on Facebook @CPorientation and contact openhouse@calpoly.edu for more information. See you April 14!

Environmental Engineering Chapter - 50th Reunion
Saturday, May 5th

SAVE THE DATE! You are invited to join Cal Poly's Civil & Environmental Engineering Department to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Environmental Engineering Program and all it's glory!

The celebration will be a weekend you will never forget as it will take place in the beautiful City of San Luis Obispo where you once called home. There will be plenty to do with events like outdoor activities, networking socials, and a special tour of Cal Poly's engineering facilities and ENVE labs.

The celebration will close with a banquet filled with memories and laughs from ENVE alumni, staff, and faculty, including retirees. You as an alum are a big part of our department's history and you have helped make the program one of the most respected in the country.

Join us as we celebrate Cal Poly's Environmental Engineering legacy while we catch up with old friends and make some new ones too!

Agenda (More details to come!) :

  • Friday, May 4th - Evening Social and Networking Gathering
  • Saturday, May 5th - Morning Activities, Afternoon Campus Tours and Social, Evening Banquet and Presentations.

Cal Poly Alumni - Cal Poly Family Camp
June 16 - 23

Announcing a special opportunity for Cal Poly Alumni and their families & friends.  Take part in a new family camp tradition with Cal Poly and create mountains of happy memories!

Join us June 16 – 23 at the Cal Alumni Association’s historic Lair of the Bear in Pinecrest, CA. As we relax and play among the established Cal Berkeley Alumni families, Cal Poly families receive 20% off published rates and will enjoy a group family camp experience created especially for Cal Poly.

This all-inclusive vacation includes 7 nights in a traditional tent cabin, all meals, and all camp activities, including:
     •  Cal Poly Welcome Reception with alumni, students and faculty
     •  High-Sierra activities
     •  Lake recreation activities
     •  Lectures by Cal Poly faculty
     •  Campfire activities
     •  Athletic competitions
     •  Relaxation & socializing with fellow alumni families

Prices include professional staff-led activities for kids of all ages (2-17) including:
     •  Arts & crafts, music, swimming, tennis, softball, BBQ’s, movies, dances and more!
     •  Average cost for a family of 4 is estimated between $2,100 – 2,500, depending on kids’ ages
        (includes 20% discount for Cal Poly Alumni).

San Francisco/ San Jose Chapter - 13th Annual Cal Poly Bay Area Giants Game and Tailgate BBQ
Saturday, July 14


Please join us for the Cal Poly Alumni 13th Annual San Francisco Giants Game & Tailgate BBQ on Saturday, July 14!

The Giants are playing the Oakland As at AT&T Ballpark. Come out and join fellow Cal Poly alumni, family and friends for a tailgate BBQ and the "Battle of the Bay" game!

Rob Newsom (GRC '96) is back on the BBQ grilling his famous tri-tip and shrimp along with sides, bread and dessert. Beer/wine will be available to those over 21.

Tickets for this event always sell out, so be sure to act quickly!

Game Ticket Pick-up: Tickets will be distributed at the Tailgate. Please be sure to pick-up your tickets BEFORE 6:30 pm. Any tickets not picked up will be given to the SF Giants Will Call ticket office and be placed under the name of the person who purchased the tickets. The SF Giants require a photo ID to claim tickets.

SF Giants Infant ticket policy: Infant Ticket Requirements All fans entering AT&T Park must have a ticket, except for those fans under two years of age. Any child under 24 months must sit on the lap of an accompanying adult.

Proceeds from the event support the San Francisco/San Jose scholarship fund, which helps current Cal Poly students from the Bay Area.