The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

August 29, 2013

Lycoming College to hold Family Weekend Sept. 20-22


The Daily Item

— WILLIAMSPORT — A variety of entertaining and educational activities are planned for Lycoming College’s annual Family Weekend, Sept. 20-22. Registration will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center.

Highlights include the annual Family Weekend Concert, showcasing the musical talents of the Lycoming College Band and Chamber Choir, on Friday at 7 p.m. in Clarke Chapel.

On Saturday, the women’s soccer team will host Juniata at 1 p.m. at the Shangraw Athletic Complex. The Warrior football team will face Misericorida at David Person Field at 1:30 p.m. Later that afternoon, the men’s soccer team will host Geneva at 4 p.m. A softball alumni game, featuring the current softball team, will take place at 11 a.m. and immediately afterward, the athletes will have a picnic lunch with students, parents and alumni.

Saturday information sessions include a “State of the College Address” by President Kent Trachte, Ph.D., and a “State of the Freshman Class Address” with Andrew Kilpatrick, assistant dean for freshmen. Parents will also have the opportunity to meet with Lycoming professors during a Faculty Open House.

Friday’s activities also include two hours of “asteroid bowling” at Faxon Bowling Lanes and Saturday features a chicken and pulled pork barbecue dinner at 33 EAST.

Family-friendly magician Brian Miller will provide Saturday evening entertainment from 8 to 9 p.m. in Clarke Chapel. The event is sponsored by the Office of Student Programs and Leadership Development. A family bonfire will begin around 9 p.m. in the Upper Quad.

On Sunday, Catholic mass will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Boniface Church and a Protestant Ecumenical Service will be held in the college’s Clarke Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Brunch will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A special brunch with President Trachte is scheduled for 10 a.m.

Some activities require advance registration. For a complete list of Family Weekend programming, visit http://www.lycoming.edu/alumni/familyWeekend/.