Family Weekend 2010

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Join us for Family Weekend 2010 on November 12-13.

Geneva will host its annual Family Weekend on November 12-13, 2010. This will be a special time for students and their families to enjoy an array of festivities from dinners and games to dramatic performances and athletic competition.

Families can check in on the second floor of the student center at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 12. The family dinner will kick the weekend off starting at 4:45 p.m. There are a range of activities and events from which families may participate, including those which are free and those which include a fee. Prior registration is required for some events. Please see event list below for more information.

"We want to them to have the opportunity to share some of their experiences with their families. Families can share a meal together, participate in Family Feud, enjoy the Broadway Revue, attend a theater production and so much more," says Becky Phillips, Director of Constituent Relations.

"The family unit is a part of God's wonderful creation. Family Weekend allows us to celebrate the families that God has given to us by spending time and enjoying activities together. Families can also experience a typical chapel service and spend time praying together," says Becky Phillips.

Geneva invites students and families to participate in the weekend′s events. Click here to register online.

Friday Schedule
4 - 6:30 p.m. Hospitality and Registration Center Student Center, 2nd floor
4:45 - 6 p.m. Family Dinner Alexander Dining Hall

Advance reservations are required. $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Geneva students swipe their meal card.

7:30 p.m. Broadway Revue John H. White Chapel, Old Main
(venue not handicap accessible)

Geneva College students perform a repertoire of Broadway songs. Hosted by the Geneva Women, an active alumni group, this popular event raises funds to support the college and its students. Tickets are required. Advance purchase: $5 for adults, $3 for children and students. At the door: $6 for adults, $3 for children and students.

7:30 p.m. Family Feud Skye Lounge, Student Center

Student activities will host an evening of family feud. There is no charge for this event. Sign-ups at the door.

8 p.m. The Spitfire Grill Bagpiper Theatre

Students will be starring in this musical that tells a story of a woman who was just released from prison and goes to work in a small-town café known as The Spitfire Grill. A central theme is redemption. Tickets available through the box office at 724-847-5099.

8:30 - 10 p.m. Cocoa Pour The Brigadoon, Student Center

Come meet President Ken Smith and enjoy a complimentary cup of hot chocolate. The Riverview Café will also be open. Advance reservations requested.

9:30 p.m. Student/Sibling Movie - Toy Story 3 Metheny Fieldhouse

Students and siblings are invited to watch Toy Story 3 together. Bring your pillows and blankets. Pop and popcorn will be provided. No charge.

11 p.m.

Siblings - to the resident halls

Saturday Schedule
8 a.m. -1 p.m. Hospitality and Registration Center Student Center, 2nd floor
8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Geneva families praying Skye Lounge, Student Center

Join with Geneva families to pray for students and the college hosted by Keith Martel, Director of the Center for Faith and Practice.

9 - 9:45 a.m. Chapel Service Skye Lounge, Student Center

Dr. Dean Smith and Dr. David Smith will lead families in a chapel service. Reservations requested.

10 a.m. Family Brunch Alexander Dining Hall

Enjoy family mealtime together. Meet Geneva′s 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient, Dr. Adel Aiken. Advance reservations are required. $9 per adult and Geneva student, $5 for children under 12. Geneva students may NOT swipe for this meal.

11:45 a.m. Legacy Gathering McCartney Library, West Reading Room

Alumni parents of current students and their children are invited to a tailgating reception with complimentary hot cider and sweet treats. Celebrate the joy of sharing an alma mater with your child. No charge. Reservations required.

1 p.m. Football game vs. Westminster Reeves Field

Tickets reserved in advance will be complimentary. Pick up tickets at the Hospitality Center or at the north entryway to Reeves Field immediately prior to the football game.

2 p.m. The Spitfire Grill Bagpiper Theatre

A repeat performance. Same ticket information applies.

4:30 p.m. Broadway Revue John H. White Chapel, Old Main
(venue not handicap accessible)

A repeat performance of Friday evening′s show. Same ticket information applies.

8 p.m. The Spitfire Grill Bagpiper Theatre

A repeat performance. Same ticket information applies.

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College′s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).