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SMSU Family Weekend Sept. 11-13

Published Monday, August 24, 2015
SMSU Family Weekend
SMSU Family Weekend

Families of Southwest Minnesota State University students will have an opportunity to experience campus life during Family Weekend, Sept. 11-13.  Parents, siblings, grandparents and other family members of SMSU students are invited to participate.

Family Weekend will begin on Friday, Sept. 11 with two showings of “Inside Out” at the Cinema @ The Centers at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Also on the 11th will be a 7 p.m. Planetarium show in SM 108. Take 2 Improv will host a show at 8 p.m. at the Fine Arts Black Box Theatre.

On Sept. 12, families may attend a lunch buffet from 12-1 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 216.  A ventriloquist performance by James Wedgewood is at 1 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. The Chemistry Club will perform a magic show at 2 p.m. in Charter Hall 217. 

Families can join in outdoor Ag Bowl activities including inflatables, a pedal pull contest, petting zoo, face painting, pony rides, a beverage tent and hay rides.

Residence Life will also be providing cotton candy and snow cones in the R/A west parking lot before the Mustang football team takes on Bemidji at 6 p.m.  An open house at the Campus Religious Center will follow from 9 p.m.-midnight.

Several events are planned for Sept. 13. The Mustang soccer team takes on Southwest Baptist in the Schwan’s Regional Event Center at 1 p.m. The movie “Inside Out” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Cinema @ The Centers.

For more information, call the Student Activities and Leadership Development Office at 507-537-6394.


Friday, September 11

6:30p.m. and 9:00p.m.: Cinema @ the Centers “Inside Out,” Student Center Lower Level TV Lounge

7:00 p.m.: Planetarium Show: “Discover the Stars”, SM 108

8:00 p.m.: Take 2 Improv, Fine Arts Black Box Theatre


Saturday, September 12

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Check-in at Student Center east entrance, across from Barnes & Noble Campus Store

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch Buffet, Student Center 216

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: William Whipple Art Gallery, Terrence Fogarty exhibit, SMSU Library

2:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.: Student Center Mustang Zone (free play), Student Center Upper Level Game Room

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Chemistry Club Magic Show (Followed by liquid nitrogen ice cream), Charter Hall 217

3:30 p.m – 6:00p.m.: Ag Bowl Activities, Inflatables, Pedal Pull Contest, Petting  Zoo, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Food and Beverage Tent, Hay Rides

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Residence Life/RHA cotton candy, snow cones, R/A west parking lot (inclement weather, R/A Facility)

6:00 p.m.: Football Game SMSU vs. Bemidji

9:00 p.m. – Midnight:  Open House at the Campus Religious Center; relaxation and fellowship: Finger foods, snacks and drinks to enjoy after the game (free) ? 


Sunday, September 13

1:00 p.m.: Soccer vs. Southwest Baptist, Schwan’s Regional Event Center

6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Cinema @ the Centers: “Inside Out," SC TV Lounge 

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