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Alumni Events and General/Community Events

For a complete list of Trent University Peterborough public events, visit the public calendar.
For a complete listing of the Trent University Durham - GTA public events, visit Durham events.

Quicklinks to upcoming events:

March 15, 2019: Peterborough - East Vs West Hockey Game
March 19, 2019: Peterborough - Northern Studies Colloquium Student Presentations
March 19, 2019: Peterborough - Northern Studies Colloquium Public Lecture
March 22, 2019: Peterborough- TUNA 50th Anniversary Feast
March 23, 2019: Peterborough - TUNA 50th Pow Wow
March 25, 2019: Peterborough - Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward 
April 12 & 13, 2019: Peterborough - Team Trend Hockey Reunion
May 4, 2019: Global - 2nd Annual Alumni Day of Service
May 25, 2019: Peterborough - Professor Thomas H.B. Symons 90th Birthday Party
October 4 - 6, 2019: 50th Anniversary Head of the Trent Regatta
October 2 - 4, 2020: 50th Anniversary of Alumni Homecoming 


Date and Times

Event & Details


Date: Friday March 15, 2019

10:00 pm - 12:00 am

East Vs West Charity Hockey Game

Alumni and students are welcome to watch the East Vs West Charity Hockey Game. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on campus or at the door. For more details visit the East Vs West Charity Hockey Game 2019 Facebook page.

All the proceeds from this game will go to the Electric City Maroon & Whites, a charity which provides opportunities for any child or adult with physical or developmental special needs, to play hockey. 

Memorial Center, Peterborough

Date: Tuesday March 19, 2019

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

9th Annual Trent Northern Studies Colloquium

Hear graduate and undergraduate students present their northern research.

The view the poster for this event click here or visit the event's webpage for more information

Benedict Gathering Space, Trent University, Symons Campus

Date: Tuesday March 19, 2019

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

9th Annual Trent Northern Studies Colloquium

Join us for the Canada C3 documentary with Geoff Green, C3 Expedition Leader and founder of Students on Ice. Following the film, Geoff and invited guests will explore the expedition’s role in research, public engagement, youth education, and reconciliation.

The view the poster for this event click here or visit the event's webpage for more information

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, Peterborough

Date: Friday March 22, 2019


TUNA 50th Anniversary Feast

The TUNA 50th Anniversary Feast will be taking place in the Robinson Dining Hall from 5:30- 7:30pm

Following the feast at 7:30pm, Shirley Williams '79 and Sacha Trudeau will be at Trent University showcasing their works:
 - Shirley Williams' '79 Book launch – Shoolee- The Early Years 
- Sacha Trudeau A short film - The Windigo 

For more info:
Email -
Event Face Book Page -  Web Page HERE 


Robinson Dining Hall & Wenjack Theatre, Otonabee College,East Bank, Trent University

Date: Saturday March 23, 2019


 50th TUNA Pow Wow

All are welcome to celebrate the 50th TUNA Pow Wow

For more info:
Email -
Event FaceBook page - Web Page HERE

Student Centre, West Bank, Trent University

Date: March 25, 2019

6:30 pm
doors open
7:00 pm lecture

Provost's Lecture Series and Chanie Wenjack School Present, Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward

Sylvia Maracle - Mohawk from Tyendinaga, Director of Ontario Indigenous Friendship Centres and responsible for the development of National networks of service delivery areas, including service for children, justice, housing and employment. Her contributions will be felt for generations to come.

All are welcome, refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend. 

The Ernest and Florence Benedict Gathering Space, Room 101.1, GCS/FPHL, Enwayaang Building

Date: Friday and Saturday, April 12 & 13,  2019

Team Trend's 43rd Annual Hockey Reunion Weekend 

Reunion includes: 
- hockey scrimmage 8:00 pm, Northcrest Arena, followed by Team Trend reunion reception
Saturday - Team Trend Challenge Hockey game vs. LEC/Peter Robinson Hockey Alumni at 3:30 pm, Kinsmen Civic Centre
Team dinner Saturday night - Advanced registration for dinner is required.


For more reunion info: Contact Team Trend Reunion organizer John Kennedy '85 by email 

For 2020: Team Trend would like to see the reunion grow to 4 teams in 2020. As such, they are looking for Peter Robinson and Champlain College hockey alumni to connect with them about 2020. If interested, please email John Kennedy and Paul Mintha '88 (PR alum).

Traill College Trend Pub, City of Peterborough arenas

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

 2nd Annual Trent University Alumni Day of Service

Thank you to all participants in the first annual Trent University Alumni Day of Service.  

The Day of Service website is currently under going exciting changes.

A link to the website and to the registration page will be posted here in mid-March.

Global Initiative - there are many service sites. Alumni are  encouraged tovolunteer independently.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

90th Birthday Party for Trent's founding President, and the Honorary President of the Trent University Alumni Association, Thomas H.B. Symons

Birthday greetings may be sent as follows:
- Email wishes to
- Mail cards or letters to Trent University Alumni House, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough, ON, K9L 0G2

Members of the Trent Community (Alumni, Staff, Faculty and Retirees) are invited to attend. Space is limited - this event currently has a waiting list. Pre-registration is required. As spots open up, we are accommodating guests on the waiting list.  

To be added to the waiting list - use this link. 

Trent University Symons Campus,  West Bank, Peterborough

Great Hall, Champlain College

Date: October 4-6, 2019

Alumni Homecoming and Head of the Trent Regatta (HOTR) 

Planning for Homecoming 2019 is well underway! 
Visit our HOMECOMING WEBSITE for full details. 


Date: October 2-4, 2020

Alumni Homecoming and 50th Anniversary Head of the Trent Regatta (HOTR)

This is a special anniversary year as the Head of the Trent Regatta celebrates 50 years! Special celebrations will be held. Event details will be posted following Homecoming 2019.


Date: October 1, 2022

Alumni 50th Anniversary Homecoming 

Saturday October 1, 2022 - Homecoming turns 50! Planning for this anniversary celebration will begin in 2022. If you have any digital photos of Homecoming over the years that you would like to contribute, email Sue Robinson, Alumni Affairs (