Past Events

Magavet to Perform at Cedar Village

When: Thursday, March 22,

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Cedar Village, 5467 Cedar Village Drive, Mason, OH – in the CRCC

Magavet, one of the nation’s premiere Jewish a cappella singing groups, composed of Yale undergraduate students, is known for its sweet blend of voices, unique arrangements and lighthearted sense of humor. The group’s repertoire ranges from modern Israeli pop tunes and Renaissance choral works to Yiddish folk tunes and Zionist classics.

Sponsored by The Cedar Village Harkavy and Berg Funds in partnership with Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion


Monday, March 19, 2018
Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch and Learn: The Nature Conservancy
Location: The Taft Center (425 Walnut St, Downtown)

Two Yale School of Forestry alumni described their work at The Nature Conservancy in Ohio and throughout the world, including research and communications on energy production, and the role of nature in solving challenges for people. Dr. Anne Trainor and Bill Stanley discussed their training at Yale School of Forestry, and how these experiences shaped their decisions and careers.


Feb Club Emeritus

When: Monday, February 26th

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: Cactus Pear (3215 Jefferson Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220)

On different nights in February, Yalies of ALL ages, shapes, and sizes gather in different cities around the world to share the company of fellow Yale alumni and celebrate the winter blues away.



See for more information on Feb Club Emeritus events around the world.


Lunchtime Lecture with Yale Dept. of History Professor Timothy Snyder

“Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning”

When: Monday, February 26th

Time: 12:00pm

Where: The Cintas Center, Banquet Room

Professor Timothy Snyder delivered a lunch talk as part of Xavier’s Ethics/Religion and Society Lecture Series. A Professor of History at Yale University, Timothy Snyder is the author of the bestselling book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons on the Twentieth Century. He is also the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, and the forthcoming work Roads to Unfreedom, which chronicles the rise of authoritarianism in Russia, Europe, and America.


Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Cincinnati Yale Club Holiday Reception 2017
Location: Teller’s of Hyde Park (2710 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208)

Yale alumni, current students, early admits and their guests shared in the spirit of the season. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres were provided by the Cincinnati Yale Club along with happy hour drink specials.


Cincinnati Pops on  November 10.  
Featured Remarks by Conductor John Morris Russell

Friday, November 10, 2017

The magnificently renovated Cincinnati Music Hall was the backdrop of an evening with the renowned Cincinnati Pops orchestra, including a private dinner featuring remarks by our beloved Conductor John Morris Russell (Williams ’82).

The Pops description: “Be there as we record Volume 2 of American Originals, live from Cincinnati Music Hall! We’ll explore the rich heritage of American popular music at the dawn of the 20th Century through the warm and effervescent sound of the Cincinnati Pops. Volume 2 stars roots and blues singer Rhiannon Giddens, ragtime singer-songwriter Pokey LaFarge and bluegrass masters Steep Canyon Rangers.”


Fall Luncheon with Jane Timken and David Pepper

Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 2pm
: The Taft Center at Fountain Square, 2nd Floor, US Bank Tower, 425 Walnut Street

  • Ohio politics has taken on a local purple color as both the Republican and Democratic parties are led by Cincinnati natives, as well as graduates of Harvard and Yale!  Please join us for lunch and a discussion of state and federal politics with Jane Timken, Harvard ’89, and David Pepper, Yale ’93, JD ’99.


State of the City
Date: Tuesday, May 23rd
Time: 12:30pm – 2pm
Location: University Club (401 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202) !!NEW VENUE!!

Please join Vice Mayor David Mann (Harvard), Cincinnati City Council member P.G. Sittenfeld (Princeton), and former Cincinnati City Council member and former Hamilton County Commissioner David Pepper (Yale) for this year’s State of the City address!

Our esteemed panelists will discuss the current opportunities and challenges facing Cincinnati, touching on current events and socioeconomic issues in Cincinnati and the greater tri-state area. This event is co-sponsored by the Cincinnati Yale Club, the Harvard Club of Cincinnati, and the Ohio Valley Princeton Association.


Yale Day of Service 2017
Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: 9:00am – 2:30pm
Location: Dress for Success Cincinnati (205 W 4th Street, Suite 900, Cincinnati, OH 45202)

The Cincinnati Yale Day of Service 2017 supported the mission of Dress for Success Cincinnati by donating clothing and assisting staff with receiving and sorting clothing donations at its donation center.

For additional information, please contact Jody Yetzer at


Admitted Students Reception

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Teller’s of Hyde Park (2710 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208)

Yale alumni to welcome students admitted to the Yale College Class of 2021 and their families to our Yale community! ASC members, especially those who interviewed admitted students, are particularly encouraged to attend in order to provide relevant insight to prospective students still weighing their decision


Eli Yale’s 368th Birthday Party

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: The Pub at Rookwood Mews (2692 Madison Rd 45208)

Please join fellow Yalies to celebrate old Eli’s birthday — he’s 368 years young this year! Appetizers and a birthday cake will be provided by the Cincinnati Yale Club. To honor Elihu Yale’s roots, we’ll be celebrating at a British-inspired venue — The Pub at Rookwood Mews, located at 2692 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208. Just ask at the host stand for the Yale table or look for the Yale banner when you enter the venue. Attendance is free, but please respond online at <> so we can make sure we have adequate space. There is plenty of parking available in The Pub’s own lot or around Rookwood Commons. All Yale alumni and their guests are welcome.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Feb Club Emeritus
Location: Cactus Pear (3215 Jefferson Ave 45220)
Don’t let the recent wave of summer weather fool you… there is more snow and cold coming our way. However, you can shake off those New Haven-esque winter chills in a way that brings together the very best of the Midwest and the East Coast. Nothing warms a wintry evening like hot Mexican food, delicious margaritas and the company of fellow Cincinnati Yalies! The Cincinnati Yale Club invites you to gather in our private section at Cactus Pear in Clifton on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for Feb Club Emeritus, a casual, laid-back party for Yalies of ALL ages, shapes, and sizes. You don’t have to go as far as Park or Whalley to remember some of those amazing nights at Viva’s or El Amigo Felix. Located at 3215 Jefferson Ave, Cactus Pear — known for its warm atmosphere, delicious margaritas and Southwestern fare — is a must-visit in Clifton. There is no cost to attend, but PLEASE RESPOND ASAP at <> so we can make sure we have adequate space and food. We’ll get the appetizers if you cover your spirits. There is no dress code, but attendees are encouraged to wear Yale gear or something blue. Just show up and ask the servers or bartenders for the Yale / Feb Club event so you will be directed to our private section, or look for the “Y” hats, sweatshirts and banners. There is plenty of FREE parking in the lot adjacent to Cactus Pear or in the parking structure behind the building. Be ready for a great time and excellent company. All Yale alumni, family and friends welcome! In case you are traveling in February, see for more information on Feb Club Emeritus events around the world.


Recap on Holiday Reception:

The 2016 Cincinnati Yale Club Holiday Reception was held on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Teller’s of Hyde Park. A crowd of nearly 50 alumni, current students and early admits and their families gathered to share in the spirit of the season. The CYC was delighted to help all of those in the extended Yale family make connections across schools and communities. Photos are linked here: <>

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cincinnati Yale Club Winter Event
Location: University of Cincinnati Campus Recreation Center (2820 Bearcat Way 45221)

Yale alumni, new admits and their family members of all ages are invited to gather for the Cincinnati Yale Club Winter Event on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 2-5pm. There will be a pool party and an open gymnasium for family-friendly fun, fellowship and fighting the winter blahs! Drinks and snacks will be available. For those interested in swimming, there will be a lifeguard on duty.



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