Family and Friends Weekend Schedule

2014: October 24 to 26

FRIDAY, October 24

Rice Creek Tours
9 AM - 4:30 PM, Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.
Come and visit our new facility.

Family & Friends Check-in
4 PM - 8 PM, Welcome Center Desk, Marano (Campus) Center
Pick up your registration materials and unwind after your travels in our hospitality area.

Planetarium
7 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Limited seating, please arrive early.

Unguided Tours of Academic Buildings:  Lanigan, Mahar, Rich & Tyler Halls, and Shineman Center
4 - 8 PM

Dining in the Dining Halls
Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat in the dining halls for $5.99 per person.  Cash is accepted at the door.  
Go to dining hall hours.

  


SATURDAY, October 25 Return to Top

Family & Friends Check-in
9 AM - 3 PM, Welcome Center Desk, Marano (Campus) Center
Pick up your registration materials and unwind after your travels in our hospitality area.

Rice Creek Tours
9 AM - 3 PM, Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.
Come and visit our new facility. 

Unguided Tours of the Academic Buildings:  Lanigan, Mahar, Rich, & Tyler Halls, and Shineman Center
9 AM - 3 PM
Feel free to tour the academic buildings, and view the classrooms and labs. 

Artist Larry Moss
9 AM - 3 PM, The Compass Entrance, near Swetman Gym, Marano (Campus) Center
Watch international artist Larry Moss create an amazing balloon sculpture.  Please bring your camera, because at 3 pm you will have the opportunity to take photographs.  See what Larry has created at www.airgami.com.
Sponsored by Student Association.

Dining in the Dining Halls
Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat in the dining halls for $5.99 per person.  Cash is accepted at the door.  
Go to dining hall hours.

Super Photo Booth
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM, in front of the Auditorium, Marano (Campus) Center
Feel like a celebrity with your family and friends as you walk down the red carpet.  Have silly pictures taken of you as mementos of Family & Friends Weekend. 

Adam Pate, The Caricature Guy
11 AM - 2 PM, across from the Arena, Marano (Campus) Center
Know as the fastest caricature artist in the world.
www.adampate.com

Library Book Sale
11 AM - 3 PM, Basement, Penfield Library

Rice Creek Ramble
11 AM, Rice Creek Field Station
Join us for this free naturalist-led fall walk at Rice Creek.  We will start at main building at 11 o'clock.  Come dress for the weather.  Since program size is limited, we are not able to accommodate groups.  An adult needs to accompany children.  If you need additional information please contact Rice Creek Field Station at 315-312-6677.

Music Department Concerts
12 noon, Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Listen to the College Choir, Chamber Singers, State Singers, College Orchestra and Concert Band. 

Women's Field Hockey vs SUNY Geneseo
1 PM, South Athletic Field
Free and open to the public.

Women's Soccer vs SUNY Cortland
1 PM, Laker Soccer Field
Free and open to the public.

Planetarium
1 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Limited seating, please arrive early.

Mini Carnival
1:30 - 3:30 PM, Marano (Campus) Center, Swetman Gym 
This free event is for students and their younger siblings.  Enjoy crafts, games, painting, coloring, bounce house and snacks.
Sponsored by Campus Life. 

Michael Rosman, Amazing Feats of Comedy
1:30 PM & 3 PM, Marano (Campus) Center Auditorium
For 20 years, Michael has been providing successful comedy juggling shows for all ages, all types and sizes of events…even getting the most humor impaired audiences laughing.  He has been featured on Late Night with David Letterman.
www.michaelrosman.com

Women's Ice Hockey vs. Toronto Midget Aeros
3 PM, Marano (Campus) Center Ice Arena
Free and open to the pubic.

Legacy Student and Parent Reception - By Invitation Only
3 - 4:30 PM,  King Alumni Hall
Legacy students (all students who have a parent who is a SUNY Oswego alum) and their families are invited to an hors d'oeuvres reception in King Alumni Hall.  Come meet and mingle with fellow alumni and other legacy students, learn about opportunities and scholarships available for our legacy students, and view old Oswego State photos, yearbooks, and memorabilia while visiting your alumni house.  Reservations are required for this event by Monday, October 20.  For more information, email alumni@oswego.edu, call 315-312-2258.

Buffet Dinner with Family & Friends 
5 PM, Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Menu will be available soon.
THIS MEAL IS PRE-REGISTERED.  Tickets will be available on Aug. 27.
Sponsored by Auxiliary Services and the Department of Campus Life.

Men's Ice Hockey vs. US National Under 18
7 PM, Marano (Campus) Center Ice Arena
Tickets will be for sale starting Mon., Oct. 6.

Open Mic Night
7 PM - 10:30 PM, Penfield Library, Lake Effect Cafe
Come for your free cup of coffee and enjoy the music and entertainment.  There will be a free raffle at this event.
Sponsored by Lifestyles Center and the Department of Campus Life.

Comediam Jamie Lissow
8 PM, 101 Lanigan Hall
A Rochester native, Jamie's comedy has taken him to college campuses, The Tonight Show, Last Comic Standing, and Comedy Central.
www.jamielissow.com

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay
8 PM, Marano (Campus) Center Auditorium
Paul's exclusive stage show, Mind Games, is the first truly interactive hypnosis stage show in the world.
www.paulramsay.com

 


SUNDAY, October 26  Return to Top

Dining in the Dining Halls
- Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat in the dining halls for $5.99.  Cash is accepted at the door.
Go to dining hall hours.

Unguided Tours of Campus Buildings:  Marano (Campus) Center Arena, Lanigan Hall, Mahar Hall, Rich Hall  & Tyler Hall, and Shineman Center:  10 AM - 4 PM 

Planetarium
1 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Limited seating, please arrive early.

 

 

Special thanks to Orientation,  Residence Life and Housing, Student Association and Auxiliary Services. Without their involvement and active support, this weekend could not have happened.