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Ohio Northern alumni gatherings Feb. 25-27

Ohio Northern Alumni have been invited to attend a Polar Bear Party during the weekend of Feb. 25-27. Across the country and virtually, alumni have opportunities to celebrate being a Polar Bear by reminiscing and connecting.

The Office of Alumni Egagement notes, "We will be celebrating in-person at events across the country and virtually where you are. You can host your own Polar Bear Weekend event at home with family and nearby friends, or hop on Facebook to join ONU’s virtual community online."

Virtual opportunities include:

  • Facebook Virtual watch party for “Heart of the Ideal,” the documentary film celebrating ONU’s sesquicentennial, Sunday, Feb. 27.
  • Polar Bear Party Pack stocked with fun, festive and Klondike approved items. Registration is $5 and we’ll ship the pack right to your door.
  • Donation of $20 to the Northern Now Scholarship Fund. For just a $25 gift you will not only receive a Polar Bear Party Pack, but you will help current students achieve their Polar Bear dreams. 

Register online at, or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 419-772-2727 before Feb. 16, 2022.

On location Polar Bear Parties with links for registration:

    Charlotte, North Carolina, Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 7-9 p.m.

    • The Mezzanine space at the Blue Blaze Brewery, 528 S Turner Ave, Charlotte, NC 28208, Registration Fee: $10

    Chicago, Illinois, Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 11 a.m. CST

    • Brunch at the Goose Island Clybourn Brewhouse, 1800 North Clybourn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, Registration Fee: $10, 

    Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 3 p.m.

    • Cincinnati Cyclone’s game, Heritage Bank Center at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Registration Fee: $10


    Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday, February 26, 2022 starting at 6:30 p.m.

    • The Canning Corner space at the Masthead Brewery, 1261 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114, Registration Fee: $10, Registration deadline: Friday, February 18th, 2022.

    Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, February 26, 2022 starting at 7 p.m.

    • Henmick Farm & Brewery, 4380 North Old State Road, Delaware, OH 43015, Registration Fee: $10

    Dayton, Ohio, Saturday, February 26, 2022

    • Starting at 9:00 a.m at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Pkwy Dayton, OH 45414. Registration Fee: $10/adult or senior & $5/child aged 3-17. Registration deadline: Friday, February 18th, 2022. ONU group entry is between 9 and 9:30 a.m. via the Education Lobby entrance and we will gather in the "Food Chain" room to begin.

    Indianapolis, Indiana, Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 5-7 p.m.

    • Pinheads Bowling, 13825 Britton Park Rd, Fishers, IN 46038, Registration Fee: $15.

    Pittsburgh, Pennsyvania, Saturday, February 26, 2022 starting at 6:30 p.m.,

    • The Mezzanine at the Cinderland Foederhouse, Location: 3705 Butler Street, First Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, Cost to Register: $10.