XL1oo: Celebrating The Gold Standard

Xi Lambda’s Centennial will be an opportunity to celebrate with Brothers, their families, and the corporate/community partners, engage with the Chicagoland community, uplift the Brotherhood with nostalgia from the past and empower Brothers for the future.

XL1oo: Official Centennial Events


Alpha History Exhibit – Woodson Library (9525 S. Halsted St, Chicago IL)

February 15, 2024– Celebrating the history of Xi Lambda and it’s member’s significance in the Chicagoland community and globally to kick off Centennial events for the year.

Event Time: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Alpha Photoshoot

Ceremonial Centennial Photoshoot – DuSable Museum (740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, IL 60637)

May 11, 2024 – Xi Lambda will host an all-Alpha Brothers Ceremonial Photo session at DuSable Museum.  

Event Time: 8:30 a.m.


Charter Day Celebration – eXceL Center (8236 S. Western Ave, Chicago, IL)

May 15, 2024 – Cocktail social to celebrate the official chartering day of Xi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Event Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Auction for Scholarships – Row24 (2411 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL)

May 31, 2025 – Raising money for Xi Lambda Educational Foundation scholarships through an event coordinated by the wives of Xi Lambda members.

Event Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Health Initiative – eXcel Center (8236 S. Western Ave, Chicago, IL)

June 1, 2024– Series of health initiatives culminating in a community-wide event focused on improving the health of the Chicagoland community.

Event Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Sunday Inspiration & Brunch – Third Baptist Church (1551 W. 95th St, Chicago, IL)

June 9, 2024 – Sunday brunch and inspirational message and performance by Xi Lambda members.

Event Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Ladies Appreciation & Brotherhood Social – Wild Blossom Meadery (9030 S. Hermitage, Chicago, IL)

June 14, 2024 – Welcome event for members and guests to kick off the Centennial gala weekend.

Event Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Centennial Gala & Afterparty – Marriott Marquis (2121 S. Prairie Ave, Chicago, IL)

June 15, 2024 – Black tie gala to celebrate Xi Lambda’s history with members, their families, the Chicagoland community and partners.

Event Time: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.