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Check in on Lanier79 alumn Kenneth Thompson on one of his radio talk shows on KAZI.

Graduation Candidates
1979 Commencement
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Class of 1979

Lanier High School    
Austin, Texas


Lanier Reunion Schedule of Events — 2004.



Click Here to
 Register to Attend 



Friday, June 11th, 7-10PM

Event
Happy-hour/Mixer/Social at Speakeasy

Location
Alley between 4th and 5th Streets, west of Congress Avenue
    —on the rooftop!
Click here for map.

Admission
$17 per person, at the door

Attire
Casual

Food & Drink
Hors d’oeuvres of plantain chips, spinach dip, chicken satays, chicken quesadillas, pot stickers, chips & pico, and cheese and fruit trays. Drinks extra.

Notes
This is in the Austin club district on a Friday night, so try to ride with friends... parking will be hard to find. (Hint: You are going to walk.)

At 10PM the rooftop will open to the public, but we’ll have squatter’s rights.


Pictures of Speakeasy rooftop setting.
Pictures of West Lake Beach park.


Saturday, June 12th, 11AM-3PM

Event
Picnic at West Lake Beach Park

Location
Stanley’s Pavilion (“the big one”)

Admission
Ages 1 to 11: $4 per person
Ages 12 & older: $7 per person
Pay cash or check at the gate.

Food & Drink
Bring the food of your choice into the park. Soft drink machines are available on the premises.

Notes
You’re free to bring your own food and drinks. Soft drinks are available on the premesis. You may bring alcohol but no glass bottles. No pets allowed. The park has sand and water volleyball, fishing area, and horseshoe pit (bring your own fishing gear and horseshoes and stakes.)

For more details, go to the West Lake Beach web site.

Pictures of the Hyatt.


Saturday, June 12th, 7-11PM

Event
Party at the Hyatt Regency

Location
South bank of Town Lake at Congress Avenue, in the Foothills Ballroom
(top row of windows)
Click here for map.

Admission
$60 at the door

Attire
Dressy-casual

Food & Drink
Hors d’oeuvres of imported and domestic cheeses with fruit, assorted crackers and flat breads, vegetable crudites with creamy Ranch and roasted garlic dips, sushi (California rolls, spicy tuna) with fixings, chicken wings, eggrolls with sweet ’n sour sauces, cheese quesadillas, beef and chicken fajitas with all the fixings, tortilla chips with chili con queso, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Several cash-bars will be in operation.

Music
The DJ for the evening will be Evan of Capitol City DJ Services. You can hear him at Oldies 103.3 FM every day from 2PM until 7PM. On March 10th, Evan did a radio dedication for the Lanier class of ’79. He has got a 12,000 song music library so, if you have a special song you’d like to hear, send Gayla (Griggs) Smith an email to have your request included or post your preferences on our bulletin board.

Hotel Room
We have secured a block of 20 hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency for reunion guests on Saturday night at the rate of $119 plus tax, including free parking. Please contact the Hyatt at 512-477-1234 or 800-233-1234 to reserve your room. Remember to mention that you are registering as part of the Lanier class of ’79 reunion. (First come, first serve.)

Notes
To see a panoramic view of the ballroom, click here, then select “Foothills Ballroom” from the drop-down list. To see a huge and awesome view of downtown Austin taken from the Foothills Ballroom during the sixth reunion planning meeting, click here (376KB).

The big group picture will be taken at 8PM by a professional photographer.


Hayes Hills Baptist Church.

Sunday, June 13th, 10:30AM

Event
Worship at Hays Hills Baptist Church

Location
Buda (south Austin)
Click here for map.

Admission
Free!

Notes
Alumnus and pastor, David Sweet: “The 10:30 AM service is primarily a blue jeans style service and most people wear jeans.”