Family and Friends Weekend Schedule

2014: October 24 to 26

REGISTRATION

FRIDAY, October 24

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

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

Art Department Faculty Show
10 AM - 4 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.  

Art Exhibition:  "Circles & Squares"
10 AM - 5 PM, Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. 1st St., Oswego
"Circles & Squares:  One-of-a-Kind Prints" by SUNY Oswego screenprinters, created using multiple layers, in a variety of styles ranging from abstract to representational.

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
Limited seating, please arrive early.

SAPB Trivia Night
7 - 8 PM, Penfield Library, Lake Effect Cafe
Come out and play trivia or watch the excitement as teams battle for prizes.  Free drinks and snacks.  Up to 5 members per team.  Prizes awarded to all winners.  Attend trivia night and enjoy the music and atmosphere.  Sponsored by Student Activities Planning Board (SAPB).

Splash-In Movie, "Frozen" Rated PG
8 PM - 10 PM, Lee Hall Pool.
Bring your swimsuit and enjoy watching a movie while you swim.

  


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.

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. 

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.  FREE EVENT.
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 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.

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

Art Exhibition:  "Circles & Squares"
11 AM - 5 PM, Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. 1st St., Oswego
"Circles & Squares:  One-of-a-Kind Prints" by SUNY Oswego screenprinters, created using multiple layers, in a variety of styles ranging from abstract to representational.

Music Department Concerts
11 AM, 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

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.

Men's Tennis vs Houghton College
1 PM, Romney Tennis Courts
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 (Room 132)
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.  FREE EVENT.
www.michaelrosman.com

Jimmy Fund Pumpkin Run
2 PM Race & 1 PM Registration at Marano Campus Center Bus Loop
An annual SUNY Oswego Greek Council unified community service event.  Each fall semester, fraternities and sororities fundraise and donate money to The Jimmy Fund.  Each fraternity and sorority also decorates pumpkins, which are placed near the end of the run.  Donations will be collected.  All are welcome to participate.  www.jimmyfund.org

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.

Women's Ice Hockey vs. Toronto Midget Aeros
3 PM, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
To acquire tickets:  tickets.oswego.edu

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.  If you are a legacy student or a parent who is an alum, and you have not received an invitation to this event, please contact michelle.spinner@oswego.edu.

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 dininghallhours.

Buffet Dinner with Family & Friends - SORRY, DINNER SOLD OUT AS OF 10/15/14.
5 PM, Sheldon Hall Ballroom
MENU:  Tossed Garden Salad with Ranch, Italian & Balsamic Dressings, Rolls & Butter, Apple Cheddar Chicken, Cheese Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce and Fresh Shaved Parmesan, Chef Carved Prime Rib with Au Jus and Horseradish Sauce, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Chef's Roasted Vegetables, Fall Wheat Berry Salad with Pears & Dried Cranberries, Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, New York Cheesecake, M&M Cookies for the children, Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Hot Teas and Assorted Soda.  $16.20 per adult/SUNY Oswego Student and $8.35 per child (ages 3 - 11).  NO REFUNDS ACCEPTED AFTER FRI., OCT. 17.  
THIS MEAL IS PRE-REGISTERED.   To acquire tickets:   tickets.oswego.edu
Due to limited space in Sheldon Hall Ballroom the Deptment 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. US National Under 18
7 PM, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
Tickets will be for sale starting Mon., Oct. 6.  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.

Comedian 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.  FREE EVENT.
www.jamielissow.com

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay
8 PM, Marano Campus Center Auditorium (Room 132)
Paul's exclusive stage show, Mind Games, is the first truly interactive hypnosis stage show in the world.  FREE EVENT.
www.paulramsay.com

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

 


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, 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
Limited seating, please arrive early.

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