St. Bonaventure University

80s Weekend: The reunion between reunions
A benefit for the Bonnies Athletic Fund: Our 10th Year!
February 18 - 20, 2022


Wednesday, February 16: Can you arrive early and make it 80s Week?

7:00 p.m. Bonnies Men's Basketball vs. UMass, Bob Lanier Court, Reilly Center
Possible Thursday group activities: Visit to the National Comedy Center, Southern Tier Brewing Company, Holiday Valley.  Time recently rated the museum one of the “Top 100 Greatest Places in the World.” Jamestown is 1 hour from campus.

If want to arrive early and wish to participate in a group activity, let us know today. Email

Friday, February 18  

3:00-5:00 p.m.  Bonnies4Bonnies Meet today’s Bonaventure students and share insight into your career. Meet in the Quick Center Atrium. 

5:00 p.m. until we leave. 80s Weekend Opening Party Join 1980s alumni at Four Mile Brewing, 202 East Green Street, Olean, for brews and great pub food. Fellow Bonnie Nick Bohdanowycz ’08 MBA and the brew team unfurl the Brown & White for the perfect start to 80s Weekend. Olean Brewing Company was founded in 1907 but closed due to Prohibition. Four Mile Brewing is the re-incarnation of this pre-prohibition microbrewery.

Pick-up 80s Weekend ticket packages at Four Mile on Friday evening.

Saturday, February 19: Game Day at the RC

8:45 a.m. Walk the Allegheny River Valley Trail At your own risk, meet in front of Francis Hall for a walk through the woods. Please be advised that the trail is not maintained in the winter months and may be impassible due to weather conditions.

10:00 a.m. Tour of the new DePerro School of Health Professions. Francis Hall has been transformed into the beautiful new home of the university’s health care programs including Physician Assistant Studies, Nursing, Public Health and more. Coffee, tea & bagels will be available. 

1:30-2:30 p.m. Memories, Prayer and Thanksgiving led by Fr. Dan Riley, O.F.M., '64, McGinley-Carney Center for Franciscan Ministry

3:00-5:00 p.m. 80s Weekend Pre-Game Reception in the Doyle Hall Conference Center (adjacent to the Reilly Center). All 80s Weekend registrants will receive two free drinks courtesy of the 80s Weekend volunteer team.


6:00 p.m. Bonnies Men's Basketball vs. Duquesne University Dukes at Bob Lanier Court. The game will be televised on ESPN2 or ESPNU. 

8:00 p.m. 80s Post Game Reception at The Burton.  The kitchen will be open for famed Burton Burgers and other food.  Now owned by 80s alumni Brian Attea ’89, John Flanagan ’89, Kevin Patwell ’88 and David Przesiek ’88.

10:00 p.m.-? “After Hours” at Hickey’s Tavern in Allegany. Come say hello to the iconic Lou Ruby. 

**Receptions are for those who purchase 80s Weekend Package**

Sunday, February 20

9:30 a.m. Caravan to the Mountain (or drive on your own)
Meet up in front of Hopkins Hall for a caravan to Mt. Irenaeus for 11 a.m. Mass at the Mountain with the Friars. Optional brunch and hike around the Mountain property. For driving directions visit

11:00 a.m. Mass at the University Chapel


80s Weekend Package: $100 per person
What do I get?

•    Game ticket*:  $20
•    Complimentary pre-game drinks (underwritten by volunteers)
•    Bonnies Athletic Fund donation: $80
•    Drawing for Bonnies gear:  Priceless

*More than 2,800 season tickets have been sold and students will now be sitting in the end zones behind both baskets. As a result, all 80s Weekend tickets will be in the Reds. ONLY 250 80s Weekend packages are available. REGISTER NOW! There will be limited opportunities for more than 4-6 people to sit together.  Plan to socialize before and after the game!

Send your 80s photos by February 10 to Lisa at  We will show a montage of 80s photos at the Welcome Party at Four Mile Brewing.

The 80s Weekend Volunteer Team welcomes you and is proud to underwrite pre-game refreshments: Lisa Battaglia ’87, Joe Blumenauer ’84, Mary Lou Bono ’85, Rob Buckla ’84, Denise Dee ’89, Pat Doyle ’81, Chris Hofstedt ’83, Bob Howath ’83,  Mike Maguire ’86, Pat McMahon ’84, Jim Meicke ’87, ’89, Kate Nolan Clemens ’84, Rene Poochigian Pochop ’86, Lisa Rabasca Roepe ’85, Paul Spilman ’84, Jim Sweeney ’85, Walter Stubbs ’87.  With support by Sean McNamee ’86, Steve Mest ’91, Joe Flanagan ’74, Lindsay Retchless and Nick Bohdanowycz ’08.