Family and Friends Weekend Schedule

2015: October 23 to 25

 

Please visit this page periodically, because it is updated weekly.

FRIDAY, October 23

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

Open Recreation
9 AM - 12 Midnight, Lee Hall

Lap Swim

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Open Recreation
12 Noon - 11 PM, Swetman Gym, Marano Campus Center

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.

3 Point Contest
4 PM, Lee Hall Gym
Free!  Registration begins at 3:30 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.

Unguided Tours of Academic Buildings:  Rich, Wilber & Park Halls, and Shineman Center
4 - 8 PM

Open Swim
4:30 - 8 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Planetarium
7 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Free event.  Please call the Box Office starting Mon., Aug. 24 at 315-312-3073 for tickets.  Show will sell out quickly.

Theatre Department Presents:  "The Bacchae"
7:30 PM, Hewitt Union Ballroom
directed by Christopher Carter Sanderson
adapted from Euripides by Matthew Gasda

Considered to be Euripides' greatest tragedy, author Matthew Gasda updates the classic The Bacchae for the next generation in this world premier.  Gasda's adaptation integrates the chorus into the plot, and the god is not a distant presence rather a character.    "A great script; intense, poetic, bloody, sexy, intellectually provocative and authentic," states NYC based and Oswego State director Christopher Carter Sanderson, The Baccahe will awaken your appreciation for classic Greek theatre.  This performance will not be suitable for audience members under the age of 18.  Tickets may be purchased by Mon., Aug. 10 at tickets.oswego.edu.

Splash-In Movie
8 PM - 10 PM, Lee Hall Pool.
Bring your swimwear and enjoy watching a movie while you swim.

  


SATURDAY, October 24 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.

Van Shuttles to Rice Creek Field Station
9 - 11 AM:  Shuttles depart every 15 minutes.  Report to Marano Campus Center Welcome Desk
Pick-up Location:  Marano Campus Center Circle
Please e-mail kelly.perkins@oswego.edu to confirm.

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

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.

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 dressed 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 Concert
12 NOON, Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Listen to the College Choir, Chamber Singers, State Singers, College Orchestra and Concert Band. 

Open Recreation
12 NOON - 12 MIDNIGHT, Lee Hall

Open Swim
12 NOON - 2 PM & 4:30 - 10 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Planetarium
1 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Free event.  Please call the Box Office starting Mon., Aug. 24 at 315-312-3073 for tickets.  Show will sell out quickly.

Men's Soccer vs SUNY Cortland (Senior Day)
1 PM, Laker Soccer Field
Free & open to the public.

Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving vs SUNY Oneonta
1 PM, Laker Hall Pool
Free & open to the public.

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

Ivan Pecel - Making Juggling Tolerable
1:30 pm & 3 pm (2 shows), Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Leave every notion of what you "thought" a juggler was at the door. Ivan brings a new sense of style and charisma to each one of his performances that most people haven't seen before.  He has performed on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," and "America's Got Talent."  ivanpecel.com

Planetarium
2 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Free event.  Please call the Box Office starting Mon., Aug. 24 at 315-312-3073 for tickets.  Show will sell out quickly.

Women's Ice Hockey vs North York Storm (scrimmage)
3 PM, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
Free event

Legacy Student and Parent Reception - By Invitation Only
3 - 4:30 p.m., King Alumni Hall   
Legacy students (all students who have a parent who is a SUNY Oswego alum) and their families are invited to a 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 photos, yearbooks and memorabilia while visiting your alumni house.  Reservations are required for this event by Monday, Oct. 19.  For more information, email alumni@oswego.edu or call 315-312-2258.  If you are a legacy student or a parent who is an alum, and you would like to verify that you will receive an invitation to this event, please contact michelle.spinner@oswego.edu.

Planetarium
3:30 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Free event.  Please call the Box Office starting Mon., Aug. 24 at 315-312-3073 for tickets.  Show will sell out quickly.

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.

Buffet Dinner with Family & Friends
5 PM, Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Menu:  Caesar salad, rolls and butter, sauteed steak tips in red wine demi with mushrooms and thyme, carved turkey breast with pan gravy, cheese tortellini in roasted garlic alfreado sauce, garlic mashed potatoes, chef's fresh vegetables, New York cheesecake, water service, regular and decaf coffee and assorted teas.
$30.00/adult, $11.00/children (ages 3 - 11) and $10.00/SUNY Oswego students.
THIS MEAL IS PRE-REGISTERED.   Tickets will be available on Mon., Aug. 24  tickets.oswego.edu
NO REFUNDS ACCEPTED AFTER FRI., OCT. 16
Due to limited space in Sheldon Hall Ballroom the Department of Campus Life will be arranging a seating chart four days prior to the event.|
Meal is sponsored by Auxiliary Services.

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Central Canadian Hockey League All-Graduate Team (Exhibition)
7 PM, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
Tickets will be for sale starting Mon., Oct. 5.  tickets.oswego.edu

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.

Theatre Department Presents: "The Bacchae"
7:30 PM, Hewitt Union Ballroom
directed by Christopher Carter Sanderson
adapted from Euripides by Matthew Gasda
 
Considered to be Euripides' greatest tragedy, author Matthew Gasda updates the classic The Bacchae for the next generation in this world premier.  Gasda's adaptation integrates the chorus into the plot, and the god is not a distant presence rather a character.    "A great script; intense, poetic, bloody, sexy, intellectually provocative and authentic," states NYC based and Oswego State director Christopher Carter Sanderson, The Baccahe will awaken your appreciation for classic Greek theatre.  This performance will not be suitable for audience members under the age of 18.  Tickets may be purchased by Mon., Aug. 10 at tickets. oswego.edu.

Comedian John Crist
8 PM, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Fresh off his first television appearance on "Live at Gotham," award-winning standup comedian John Crist just completed a 2014 tour schedule of over 250 live shows.   johncristcomedy.com
Sponsored by Student Association

Open Skate
10 PM - 12 MIDNIGHT, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
Fee:  $1 admission, $2 skate rental

 


SUNDAY, October 25  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, Rich, Wilber & Park Halls, and Shineman Center:  10 AM - 4 PM 

Student Art Exhibition
11:30 AM - 4 PM, Penfield Library
52nd annual SUNY Oswego Juried Student Exhibition.

Open Recreation
12 NOON - 11 PM, Lee Hall

Open Swim
12 NOON - 2PM & 4:30 - 10 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Planetarium
1 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Free event.  Please call the Box Office starting Mon., Aug. 24 at 315-312-3073 for tickets.  Show will sell out quickly.

Open Recreation
2 - 5 PM, Swetman Gym, Marano Campus Center

Art Department Faculty Show
2 PM - 5 PM, Art Association of Oswego, Fort Ontario, 1 E. 4th St., Oswego
The SUNY Oswego Art Department Faculty Show shares with visitors familiar themes and recent developments from the professional artists who make up the college's art department. Free.  For more information call 312-2113 or oswegoarts.org.  

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