Family and Friends Weekend Schedule

2013: October 25 to 27

FRIDAY, October 25

Rice Creek Tours
9 AM - 5 PM, Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.
Come and visit our new facility.

Tyler Art Gallery
11:30 AM - 3 PM, Tyler Hall
Open and free to the public.

Open Skate
12 noon - 2 PM, Campus Center Arena
Free for SUNY Oswego students with ID, $3.00/public and $2.00 skate rental.

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

Women's Field Hockey vs SUNY Oneonta
4 PM, South Athletic Fields
Free and open to the public. 

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

Open Swim
4 PM - 8 PM, Lee Hall Pool 

3 Point Contest
4 PM, Lee Hall Gym
On-site registration. 

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.

CANCELED - Men's Ice Hockey - Exhibition Game.  Sorry, this game was canceled on July 15, 2013.
7 PM, Campus Center Arena

The Theatre Department presents, "Fahrenheit 451."
7:30 PM, Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
For tickets:  http://tickets.oswego.edu or call SUNY Oswego Box Office:  315-312-3073.

Splash-In Movie:  "Wreck-It Ralph."  Rated PG
8 PM, Lee Hall Pool
Bring a swimsuit and enjoy watching a movie while in a pool. 

  


SATURDAY, October 26 Return to Top

Family & Friends Check-in
9 AM - 3 PM, Welcome Center Desk, 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, 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.

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.

Family Jail Bail
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM, in front of the Auditorium, Campus Center
Have a silly family picture taken behind bars.  We will supply the props, and you leave with a family memory. 

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

Student Club Performances
11 - 11:30 AM, Swetman Gym, Campus Center 
Come watch SUNY Oswego's organizations perform. 

Jabali Afrika
11:30 AM, Swetman Gym, Campus Center
Jabali in Kiswahili (Kenya's national language) means, "Rock."  Jabali Afrika is a truly multi-faceted Kenyan group with it's own unique mixture of fusion and African rhythms.  Origianl compositions and traditional African rhythms come alive on a wide variety of instruments, accompanied by vocal harmonies that form the foundation of modern rock, jazz, blues and more!  

Tyler Art Gallery
11:30 AM - 3 PM, Tyler Hall
Open free to the public.

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

Open Swim
12 noon - 2 PM, Lee Hall Pool 

Open Recreation
12 noon - 12 midnight, Lee Hall Gym 

Swimming & Diving vs SUNY Oneonta
1 PM, Laker Hall 
Free and open to the public. 

Women's Field Hockey vs SUNY New Paltz - Senior Day
1 PM, South Athletic Fields
Free and open to the public. 

Men's Soccer - Senior Day
1 PM, Laker Soccer Field
Free and open to the public. 

Mini Carnival
1:30 - 4:30 PM, 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. 

Jonathan Burns, Flexible Comedy
1:30 pm & 3 PM, Campus Center Auditorium
Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity and goofiness Jonathan now uses these talents to entertain audiences around the world.  He has been featured on both Late Night with David Letterman and The Jay Leno Show.
www.flexiblecomedy.com 

Women's Ice Hockey Showcase.
Intrasquad Competition
3 PM, 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 21.  For more information, email alumni@oswego.edu, call 315-312-2258.

* SOLD OUT as of Oct. 8th. * -  Buffet Dinner with Family & Friends - Caribbean Themed 
5 PM, Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Menu:  tossed garden salad with Italian or ranch dressings, dinner rolls and corn bread muffins with butter, grilled Caribbean flank steak with mojo sauce on the side, rum chica rum chicken (grilled boneless chicken breast marinated in dark rum, brown sugar, fresh oranges, cilantro and island spices), macaroni and three cheese bake, rice & beans, chef's vegetable du jour, key lime pie or vanilla cake with vanilla frosting, water, coffee and tea service.  $18.95 for adults/SUNY Oswego students and $8.95 for children ages 3 - 11.  THIS MEAL IS PRE-REGISTERED.  For tickets: http://tickets.oswego.edu or call the SUNY Oswego Box Office:  315-312-3073.

*During dinner you will hear the tropical sounds of the band Joe Moorhead.  Born in the most unlikely of places, the gritty urban jungle of Cleveland, Ohio, the bank took their laid back attitude and tropical party mentality on the road.  Join in the hula hoop or limbo contest or just sit back and relax but this is sure to be a memorable experience!   www.joemoorhead.com  

Men's Ice Hockey Showcase
Intrasquad Competition
7 PM, Campus Center Ice Arena
Tickets go on sale in early October.

The Theatre Department presents "Fahrenheit 451."
7:30 PM, Waterman Theatre 
For tickets:  http://tickets.oswego.edu or call the SUNY Oswego Box Office: 315-312-3073.

Derek Hughes
8 PM, Hewitt Union Ballroom
The New York Times called Derek, "Thoroughly Entertaining!" He has shared his unique brand of comedy and magic with audiences at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo., and his stand-up comedy has been freatured on television series, Late Friday, CSI:NY, Celebracadabra, Masters of Illusion, and the film, Mr. Deeds.
www.derekhughes.net 

Parent Reception
9 - 10:30 PM, Hewitt Union, Main Lounge
Take some time and unwind after a long day with light refreshments and drinks.  Come and meet other parents of SUNY Oswego students.  Enjoy the evening as you listen to harpist, Myra Kovary.  www.myrakovary.com 

Open Skate
10 PM - 12 midnight, Campus Center Arena
$1 admission and $2 skate rental
Sponsored by:  Campus Recreation 

 


SUNDAY, October 27 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:  Campus Center Arena, Lanigan Hall, Mahar Hall, Rich Hall  & Tyler Hall, and Shineman Center:  10 AM - 4 PM 

Sundae Sunday
12 noon - 1 PM,  Food Court, Campus Center
Free ice cream!  Come and make your own sundae. 

Open Swim
12 noon - 2 PM, Lee Hall Pool 

Open Recreation
12 noon - 12 midnight, Lee Hall Gym

Open Recreation
12 noon - 5 PM, Swetman Gym, Campus Center 

Men's Club Ice Hockey:  "Pink in the Rink"
2 PM, Campus Center Arena
$5 per person.  Money is donated to Upstate Cancer Center.

The Theatre Department presents "Fahrenheit 451."
2:30 PM, Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
For tickets:  http://tickets.oswego.edu or call the SUNY Oswego Box Office:  315-312-3073.

 

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