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Saturday, October 19, 2013

All events are subject to change. Please pick up a full schedule of events at registration on Friday, October 18 to ensure you have all of the final information.

9:30 am-2:30 pm
St. Louis Arch & Riverboat Cruise Trip
St. Louis, MO
Join us for a trip to the top of the St. Louis Arch (a must see for everyone!) and an hour long Riverboat Cruise/Tour on the Mississippi River. Included in your ticket price is bus transportation, tickets to the top of the Arch, the Riverboat Cruise, and lunch! Prices are $25 for adults (anyone over age 12) and $15 for children (anyone age 12 and under). This trip is limited to 50 people so order your tickets early (this trip sold out in a matter of weeks in 2012)! If you purchase tickets for this trip, you will be asked to choose your meal option through a separate email.

10:00 am-4:00 pm
City Museum
St. Louis, MO
join us for a trip to the fantastic City Museum! Your $15 admission price gives you free transportation, lunch, and admission to the City Museum and World Aquarium. There are only 50 tickets available so purchase yours early! Advance ticket purchase is required.

10:00 am-4:00 pm
Family Weekend at the Rock Climbing Wall
Fitness Center
Students, bring your family and climb with us on Saturday. This is free to all students, faculty, staff, SFC members and immediate family members. All you need to wear are comfortable clothing and non-marking tennis shoes. Everything else will be provided. Children must be able to fit into one of our children's harnesses to climb.

Philanthropy & Service with SIUE Dance Marathon
MUC Goshen Lounge
Join SIUE Dance Marathon and Children's Miracle Network for a fun philanthropic service project (indoors). Help create some fun items to send to local children's hospitals! Space is limited!

10:00 am-4:00pm
Center Bookstore Open

Enjoy a 25% off discount on one SIUE imprinted item with a coupon (excluding sale merchandise--a coupon will be provided in your Family Weekend registration packet. one coupon per family) during these extended hours.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Free Bowling

Recreation Center

Open bowling will be available on a first come, first served basis between 12PM and 5PM. NO pre-registration is required for this event, but space is limited. All families will receive vouchers for free bowling and shoe rental. Participants may bowl two free games. Free bowling is also available on Friday evening.

12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Indoor Pool Open
Student Fitness Center
Enjoy a relaxing dip in the Indoor Pool during open swim hours! Free for all Family Weekend participants with a valid wrist band.

1:00pm-3:00pm (while supplies last)
Craft Project
Morris University Center Goshen Lounge
Grab your family and create a craft item to take home! Available items include picture frames, flower pots, boxes, and more. There is a limit of one item per person and quantities are limited.

1:00 pm
SIUE Club Football vs. Loyola Chicago Club Football
SIUE Rec Plex
Help root the SIUE Club Football team to victory over Loyola Chicago Club Football team. Show your Red & White Spirit! Admission is free for everyone!

Free Movie: Title TBD
Science Auditorium Room 1105
Join Campus Activities Board for this free, pre-home release (before you can rent it at RedBox) film! This family friendly title will please everyone in your group. Free popcorn!

2:00 pm
SIUE Women's Volleyball vs. Austin Peay
Vadalabene Center
Root on the SIUE Women's Volleyball team as they face Austin Peay! Admission is free to all registered family weekend participants (voucher required).

3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Trivia Tournament
Conference Center
Test your knowledge against other SIUE families for fun and prizes. Sponsored by University Housing.

5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Dinner at the MUC
MUC Center Court
and Cougar Den
Dine with your students at their favorite hangouts in the MUC Center Court such as Pizza Hut Express, Chick-Fil-A, or at the Center Court Grill. Prices vary.

6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Indoor Pool Open
Student Fitness Center
Enjoy a relaxing dip in the Indoor Pool during open swim hours! Free for all Family Weekend participants with a valid wrist band.

7:00 pm
Saturday Night Live featuring Justin Willman, Host of Food Network's Cupcake Wars!
Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom
Join CAB for an evening of magic and fun as we welcome magician Justin Willman, host of Food Network's' Cupcake Wars! This even is sure to entertain the entire family! This event is suitable for most ages (we consider it PG). As with all of our programs, parents should use their best judgment when deciding if young children should attend.