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Wayne State College to Host Family Day on Sept. 8

Published: 8-20-2012 9:10 am

Wayne State College will host Family Day on Sept. 8. Activities begin at 9 a.m. and include campus tours, brunch, open house events at academic buildings, Planetarium show and a Wayne State tailgate party and football game.

Guests are welcome to take advantage of hospitality service including coffee, juice and muffins in the Student Center Atrium. Families may pick up a campus map and information about the day's activities and Wayne State College from 9 to 11:15 a.m.

Wayne State College students' younger siblings have been invited to spend the night or the weekend on campus with their older brother or sister. A variety of age-appropriate activities will be sponsored throughout the weekend including pop art in the Student Center Plaza at 11 a.m. WSC students and their younger siblings will have the opportunity to enjoy the WSC recreation facilities, movies, games, crafts and other activities.

Younger sibling guests may stay overnight Sept. 8 and 9 in their older brother's or sister's residence hall room. WSC students will be responsible for hosting and supervising their sibling(s). Wayne State students should see their resident assistant (RA) for more information and to sign up for Little Siblings Weekend.

Other events include: an open house will be hosted in academic buildings and residence halls from 9 a.m. to noon; the Wayne State College Bookstore will be open in the atrium of the Student Center from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and a tour of the Planetarium and an astronomy showing will be given at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. in Carhart Science Building.

Family Day Brunch will be served in the student dining area of the Student Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The brunch menu will include omelets, scrambled eggs, French toast, roast beef, spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce, chicken breast with wild rice, mashed potatoes, broccoli, corn, soup, salad bar, dessert bar and a display cooking oriental bar. Meal prices are $6.75 per person and for children 90 cents per year (up to 7 yrs. old).

Wildcat fans will gather for a tailgate party at the south end zone of the football field from noon to 1 p.m. (Recreation Center if weather is inclement). Adults will be charged $8 per person and fans younger than 12 will be charged $5.

Wayne State College will challenge Minot State at 1 p.m. for football with entertainment by the Wildcat Marching Band, flag corps and yell squad. Tickets are available at the stadium for a price of $10 for adult general admission and $5 for children in grades K-12.


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