Family Weekend 2016

Friday, September 9

TimeEvent
1 to 7 p.m.

Family Weekend Check-In and Parent Headquarters - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Please stop by to pick up your guide to family weekend, complimentary athletics passes, and enjoy a snack and Warrior Blue coffee tasting. The Class of 2020 photo will be available for purchase.

4 to 9 p.m.

Lycoming Women's Volleyball Invitational Tournament - Lamade Gymnasium

Complimentary tickets available at registration table in Burchfield Lounge only.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Hiawatha Wing Cruise - 2205 Hiawatha Blvd., Williamsport

Mingle with Lycoming families while enjoying "wings and things" aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat!

$20 per person, $20 per Lycoming student. Advance registration required.

*Lycoming families and students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Hiawatha, located at 2205 Hiawatha Boulevard, Williamsport. The boat will leave the dock at 6:30 p.m. sharp. You are encouraged to arrive by 6:15 p.m. This event is limited to the first 75 registrants.

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Hiawatha Wing Cruise, Second Cruise - 2205 Hiawatha Blvd., Williamsport

Mingle with Lycoming families while enjoying "wings and things" aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat!

$20 per person, $20 per Lycoming student. Advance registration required.

*Lycoming families and students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Hiawatha, located at 2205 Hiawatha Boulevard, Williamsport. The boat will leave the dock at 8 p.m. sharp. You are encouraged to arrive by 7:45 p.m. This event is limited to the first 75 registrants.

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Quizzo - East Hall Coffee House

Prove your family's knowledge and talent in a fun game of trivia! Join Lycoming families for snacks and quizzo-style trivia ranging from classic literature to popular culture.

This event is complimentary. Advance registration appreciated.

9 to 11 p.m.

Family Bowling Night - Faxon Bowling Lanes, 1225 River Avenue, Williamsport

Enjoy 2 hours of "Asteroid Bowling" with LYCO families! Shoe rental, pizza and soft drink included!  This event is limited to the first 75 registrants.

$10 per person, $10 per Lycoming student. Advance registration required.

Saturday, September 10

TimeEvent
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Family Weekend Check-In and Parent Headquarters - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Please stop by to pick up your guide to family weekend, complimentary football tickets, and enjoy a snack and Warrior Blue coffee tasting. The Class of 2020 photo will be available for purchase.

9 to 9:45 a.m.

State of the Freshman Class Address - To Be Determined

President Kent Trachte and Andrew Kilpatrick, Dean of First Year Students, will share fun photos and an update on how the Class of 2020 has been doing since First Weekend.

Advance registration appreciated.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Affinity Community Open House - Wesley Hall

Learn about the four affinity communities on Lycoming’s campus while exploring the unique opportunities available in each house. Global Affairs, Equality Affinity Community Housing (EACH), Clear Focus and Social Consciousness in Entertainment (SCIE) are all offered during the 2016/17 academic year.  

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lycoming Women's Volleyball Invitational Tournament - Lamade Gymnasium

Complimentary tickets available at registration table in Burchfield Lounge only.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday Brunch in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$5.95 per non-Lycoming student. Cash or credit card.

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lycoming College Choir Open Rehearsal - Clarke Chapel

Families and friends are welcome to observe a choir rehearsal with Dr. Christopher Jackson, Conductor.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Family Weekend Tailgate Lunch - Shangraw Athletic Complex

Enjoy a tailgate lunch under the tent at the Shangraw Athletic Complex before cheering on various Lycoming athletics teams!

$10 per person, $10 per Lycoming student. Advance registration required.

11:30 a.m.

Women's Softball Alumnae Day- Softball Field, Shangraw Athletic Complex

Coach Melissa Baer and the women's softball team invite softball families to an afternoon of activites.  Enjoy an alumni softball game followed by a picnic with alumnae, current players and families.  RSVP by September 1 to Coach Baer.  BaerM@lycoming.edu or 570-321-4252.

1:30 p.m.

Football: Lycoming v. Kings- David Person Field, Shangraw Athletic Complex

Complimentary tickets available at registration table in Burchfield Lounge only.

4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$8.75 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card.

8 p.m.

Senior Class Reception at the President's House - 325 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport

President Kent Trachte and Sharon Trachte, Ph.D. invite members of the senior class and their families to a reception at the President's House. The Peter Herdic Trolley will provide continuous transportation to and from the event for seniors and their families. Families are strongly encouraged to use the trolley that departs from the Academic Center parking lot.

Advance registration appreciated.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Hiawatha Wing Cruise, Third Cruise - 2205 Hiawatha Blvd., Williamsport

Mingle with Lycoming families while enjoying "wings and things" aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat!

$20 per person, $20 per Lycoming student. Advance registration required.

*Lycoming families and students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Hiawatha, located at 2205 Hiawatha Boulevard, Williamsport. The boat will leave the dock at 6:30 p.m. sharp. You are encouraged to arrive by 6:15 p.m. This event is limited to the first 75 registrants.

7:15 to 7:55 p.m. Planetarium Show I - Detwiler Planetarium, Lynn Science Center

Enjoy a show in Lycoming’s brand new 35-foot wide planetarium, showcasing the state-of-the-art Spitz digital technology. See how Lycoming's new facility offers enhanced experiences in astronomy, geology, and more!

This is a free event. “First-come, first served” advance registration required on campus at Family Weekend check-in.  Capacity for this event is 72.
8:00 to 8:40 p.m. Planetarium Show II Detwiler Planetarium, Lynn Science Center

Enjoy a show in Lycoming’s brand new 35-foot wide planetarium, showcasing the state-of-the-art Spitz digital technology. See how Lycoming's new facility offers enhanced experiences in astronomy, geology, and more!

This is a free event. “First-come, first served” advance registration required on campus at Family Weekend check-in.  Capacity for this event is 72.
8 p.m.

Family Entertainment- Brian Miller, Comedy Magician - Clarke Chapel

This stage show is a seamless integration of stand-up comedy, magic, and mind reading that is a conscious parody of itself. Join Brian as he incites riots of laughter and gasps of wonderment on a journey to perform the ideal modern magic show... and watch as it deteriorates into a hysterical chaos.

This program is sponsored by the office of student programs and leadership development.

Sunday, September 11

TimeEvent
9 a.m.

Sunday Mass: St. Boniface Catholic Church - 326 Washington Blvd, Williamsport

9 a.m.

Worship Service: First United Methodist Church - 604 Market Street, Williamsport

10:30 a.m.

Protestant Ecumenical Service - Clarke Chapel

Join Lycoming students and families for a worship service in historic Clarke Chapel. The Lycoming College Choir will offer various musical selections.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday Brunch in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$5.95 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card.



Points of Interest

  • Streeter Campus Store Hours - Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m-5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Special: One free t-shirt per family with a $50 purchase!
  • Downtown Art Gallery- 25 W. Fourth Street Friday 4-8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Explore Williamsport’s newest art gallery!  This premier downtown space is within walking distance of campus and hosts traveling art shows throughout the year.