Wayne State College to Host Annual Family Day on Sept. 19-20
Published: 8-27-2014 2:30 pm
Wayne State College will host Family Day during the weekend
of Sept. 19-20. The two-day event will feature a movie, trivia contest, brunch,
WSC football and soccer games, and other activities.
The Office of Residence Life invites younger siblings to
spend the night or the weekend on campus with their older brother or sister on
Sept. 19 and 20. Activities are planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20.
Wayne State College students and their younger siblings will
have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of age-appropriate activities
throughout the weekend, including the WSC recreation facilities, games and
The movie “Muppets Most Wanted’’ will be shown at 7 p.m.
Sept. 19 in the Student Center Frey Suite, with trivia competition in the lower
food court of the Student Center at 9 p.m. The Rec Center will be open until 8
p.m. 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.
Guests are welcome to take advantage of hospitality service
including coffee, juice and muffins in the Student Center Atrium from 9 to
11:15 a.m. Sept. 20. The day’s activities include a Balloon Brigade, an
academic open house, planetarium shows, pop art projects, brunch, WSC football
and soccer games, and a Kids Zone with inflatables at the football stadium end
Special tours of the Planetarium will be given at 9:30,
10:30 and 11:30 a.m. in the Carhart Science Building. All shows include a brief
tour of the current night sky and the fall constellation song. All shows are
free and tickets are available at the Student Center information desk atrium
Family Day Brunch will be served in the student cafeteria 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
$7.25 per adult and 90˘ per year for children up to 7 years 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.
The Wayne State College football team will face MSU Moorhead
at 1 p.m., with halftime entertainment by the Wildcat Marching Band, flag corps
and yell squad. Tickets are available at the stadium for $10 for adult general
admission and $5 for children in K-12th grade. Seniors age 62 and older will be
admitted for $8.
The WSC soccer team will host Winona State at 11 a.m. Admission is free for soccer matches.
For information: 402-375-7213.