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July 28: 5th Annual Spartan Family Picnic

Register for the picnic:
http://myalumni.msu.edu/sfbayareapicnic

Calling all present, future and lifetime Spartans in the Bay Area – we are hosting another fabulous #SpartyPicnic on Saturday, July 28, beginning at 1:00 p.m. in sunny San Ramon at the home of Linda and Karl Lovett. Come enjoy delicious food, family fun and Spartan camaraderie.

Newly admitted students that are heading to East Lansing in August will be in attendance with their families, so let’s send our Bay Area students off to the banks of the Red Cedar in style.

This is a great family-friendly event. We’ll have plenty of grilled hot dogs and sausages for everybody, with side dishes, chips, and even a Spartan-themed cake for dessert! Pop and water will be provided. You may bring your own adult beverages if you are of age. However, since this is a family-friendly event, no hard alcohol please.

A big thank you to Linda and Karl Lovett who have generously offered to host the picnic this year. Their backyard space has plenty of room for everybody and there is a swimming pool and MSU-customized basketball court as well. So bring your swimsuits, bring your picnic blankets and chairs and make it a fun time!

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Audrianna Sibiski of the SF Bay Area Spartans at audrianna.sibiski@gmail.com or (650) 207-2881.

We request that all guests register for the event by July 22. There is a nominal charge:

Incoming (freshmen, transfer, graduate) and current students – Free
17 years of age and younger – Free
Everyone else – $12

Go Green!

Register for the picnic:
http://myalumni.msu.edu/sfbayareapicnic

Aug 4: Detroit Tigers Game & Tailgate 2018

If you want to catch a Detroit Tigers game this summer, they are only in town for one series during the regular season! Don’t miss your chance to cheer our Tigers to victory as they face off against the Oakland A’s on Saturday, August 4th at 6:05pm.

This is a joint event with the University of Michigan Club of Greater San Francisco, so you can count on a lot of Detroit Tigers fans to cheer with! Let’s Go TIGERS!

Buy your tickets on Eventbrite, or using the order form below.

Sales end this Sunday night, July 22nd!

For all the event details, visit our Eventbrite page: https://msu-and-um-alumni-tigers-game-2018.eventbrite.com

4th Annual Spartan Family Picnic

Calling all present, future and lifetime Spartans in the Bay Area: we are hosting another fabulous #SpartyPicnic on Saturday, August 5, in sunny San Ramon! We had a fantastic Spartan turnout at our picnic last year and everyone really enjoyed the delicious food, family fun and Spartan camaraderie.

Newly admitted as well as current MSU students that are heading back to East Lansing for the Fall semester will be in attendance along with their families, so let’s send our Bay Area MSU students off to the Banks of the Red Cedar in style!

This is a great family friendly event, and all future and currently enrolled Spartans are admitted free!

We’ll have plenty of grilled hot dogs and sausages for everybody, with side dishes, chips, and even a Spartan-themed cake for desert! BYOB for beer and wine, but please do not bring any hard alcohol to this family friendly event.

A big thank you to Linda Lovett and her family who have generously offered to host the picnic this year! The backyard of their home has plenty of room for everybody and there is a swimming pool as well. So bring your swim suits, bring your picnic blankets and chairs and make it a fun time!

Get complete event details, and buy your tickets on Eventbrite.

3rd Annual Spartan Family Picnic

Calling all present, future and lifetime Spartans in the Bay Area: we are hosting another fabulous #SpartyPicnic on Sunday, July 31 in sunny San Ramon! We had a fantastic 100+ Spartan turnout at our 2nd annual picnic last year and everyone really enjoyed the delicious food, family fun and Spartan camaraderie.

Order your tickets on Eventbrite

Sparty will be at our picnic this year! Come and get your family picture with everybody’s favorite mascot!

Newly admitted students that are heading back to East Lansing in August will be in attendance with their families, so let’s send our Bay Area MSU students off to the Banks of the Red Cedar in style!

This is a great family friendly event, and all future Spartans are admitted free! We’ll have plenty of grilled hot dogs and sausages for everybody, with side dishes, chips, and even a Spartan-themed cake for desert! Sodas, water, as well as some beer and wine will also be provided. Please do not bring any hard alcohol to this family friendly event.

A big thank you to Linda Lovett and her family who have generously offered to host the picnic this year! Their backyard space has plenty of room for everybody and there is a swimming pool as well. So bring your swim suits, bring your picnic blankets and chairs and make it a fun time!

Go Green! Go White!

Detroit Tigers Game & Tailgate

If you want to catch a Detroit Tigers game this summer, they are only in town for one series during the regular season! Don’t miss your chance cheer the Tigers to victory as they face the Oakland A’s on Sunday, May 29th at 1:05pm. This is a joint event with the University of Michigan Club of Greater San Francisco, so you can count on a lot of Detroit Tigers fans to cheer with!

We have an early bird special offer! Save 10% if you buy your tickets by April 17th – just $50 each! From April 18 to May 10, tickets will be $55 so get your order in today. Our tickets are on the visitors side in section 109. After May 10th, tickets may not be available in our group section.

For more details and to place your ticket order: http://tigers-may-29.eventbrite.com/

Tigers vs A's 2016

#SpartyPicnic photos are now available

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Inaugural Spartan Family Picnic. It was a fun time with Sparty and a big group of great MSU alumni – #SpartyPicnic was the perfect way to send the Bay Area MSU students back to campus. We can’t wait to do it again next summer!

Special thanks to Chris Gill of WestBoundary Photography for being our photographer for the day. Like his page to see more photos and check out his website to order prints of these beautiful photos. From now until this Monday, August 18 at 11:59PM, save 40% off any print purchases by using the promo code: SummerSale.

Share your photos from #SpartyPicnic with others by uploading here. If you decide to share your photos it’s best if you upload them at full size. View Chris Gill’s #SpartyPicnic photos here. To download a digital file, click on the photo you are interested in, and when it comes up by itself on the screen there are some icons on the lower right that will let you do share it on Facebook, Twitter, etc, or post a comment in the gallery that others can see. There will also be an arrow pointing down that is the download button.

 

Inaugural Spartan Family Picnic + SPARTY!

We are so excited to start this new tradition! The San Francisco Bay Area Spartans are hosting a family picnic on Saturday, August 9th to bid good luck to future Spartans who are heading to East Lansing this fall from the Bay Area. To kick off this new annual event, Sparty, the king of mascots, will be making a special guest appearance. Future, current and forever Spartans are welcome to join in on the fun. Bring the whole family for a terrific photo opportunity!

Date: Saturday, August 9
Time: 11am – 2pm; SPARTY will be making a special appearance from 12:30 – 1:30pm, so don’t miss him!
Location: Sycamore Valley Park, Danville
Price: $8 for MSUAA members, $10 for non-members (join here), FREE for current students or future Spartans 17 & under
Register: http://goo.gl/se0mvg

Tickets are officially SOLD OUT – 125 Spartans will be attending this awesome event on Saturday! Here are some last-minute details so you know what to expect when you arrive at Sycamore Valley Park.

Parking: When you arrive, please park in the designated areas near our picnic area. Carpooling is recommended. Stop at our registration table to check in with me or another board member to grab a name tag, a meal ticket redeemable at our food truck and some Spartan swag.

VIP guests: Sparty will be in attendance from 12:30pm-1:30pm for photo opportunities. Jim Cotter, MSU Director of Admissions, Dan Siedman, West Coast Admissions Counselor, and Daniel Mathis, MSUAA Associate Director of Alumni Engagement will also be in attendance, along with Bay Area members of the MSU freshman class heading to East Lansing this fall.

Let’s make this #SpartyPicnic great by sharing photos of the event on social media using our official hashtag!

Last but not least – the food! Ebbett’s Good to Go food truck will be catering the following menu options:

Menu:

Ebbett’s Cuban
Slow-roasted natural duroc pork, ham, Gruyere, jalapeño relish and chipotle mayo, grilled on a crusty Acme roll.

Asian Tofu
House-marinated, baked Hodo Soy tofu shredded and topped with red and green cabbage slaw with carrot, cilantro and mint tossed, in ginger-lime vinaigrette with wasabi aioli on an Acme torpedo roll. Can be made VEGAN. 

Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich
All natural roasted chicken breast, green cabbage slaw with buttermilk dressing, red onion & pickled mustard seeds, and applewood smoked bacon on an Acme torpedo roll.

Pork or Veggie Bowl
All natural pulled pork, brown rice, black beans, corn, avocado, cherry tomatoes, queso fresco and salsa verde with a green cabbage slaw.  Can also be made without pork or with tofu.

Kid Grilled Cheese
Tillamook Farms medium cheddar on grilled Acme Levain

All Natural Beef Hot Dogs
Served on Acme hot dog buns with condiments

Ebbett’s Mac & Cheese
Creamy mixture of cheddar & gruyere baked shells and house made breadcrumbs

See you Saturday! Go Green!

GO GREEN!

MSU vs Iowa & MSU vs Indiana (HOMECOMING) Game Watch Parties

Game watch party at Nick's Crispy Tacos

Game watch party at Nick’s Crispy Tacos

San Francisco Game Watch Location:

Come watch Sparty clip the Iowa Hawkeyes at Nick’s Crispy Tacos on Polk Saturday, October at 9am! The Spartan homecoming game watch party will also be held at Nick’s. Monica Fineis will be hosting these events.

Food & Drink Specials

  • SPARTAN GREEN BREAKFAST BURRITO (Ask for the Spartan Burrito when you order – it will come in Spinach Tortilla with Guacamole)
  • $10 BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS with food purchase
  • 2 for $6 Dos Equis XX Lager
  • $5 Stoli drinks

We’ll have game sound, tables reserved on the Broadway Street entrance side and lots of Sparty swag. Everything on the table is free to take!

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MSU vs Notre Dame – EAST BAY Game Watch location

Attention East Bay Spartans!

Join your fellow Michigan State Alums to watch the rivalry matchup between the Spartans and the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. The Spartans hope to continue their road dominance of this rivalry, having won 6 of the last 8 games played in South Bend. Be there to watch Max Bullough, Shilique Calhoun, and the #1 Ranked Spartan Defense dismantle the little leprechauns as MSU’s revived offense looks to build off of last week’s dominating momentum. This is a game you don’t want to miss. Bring your friends (as long as they are wearing the right colors) and GO GREEN!

Tim Haynie will be your gracious green host for this venue.

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013

Time: Kickoff at 12:30pm PST

Location:

Ricky’s Sports Theatre & Grill
10528 Hesperian Blvd
San Leandro, CA

RSVP to the Facebook event here.