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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - A variety of entertaining and educational activities are planned for Lycoming College's annual Family Weekend, scheduled for Sept. 24-26.
Registration will be open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday in Pennington Lounge, Academic Center and from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday in the Bell Lobby, just west of Pennington Lounge.
Dr. Amy Golahny, professor of art at the College, will guide the "Always Seen, Never Understood: Sculpture and Stained Glass Walking Tour" to James V. Brown Library and the Christ Episcopal Church Friday afternoon. Italian neo-classical sculptures and stained glass by Lamb and Tiffany will be highlighted. Advanced registration is appreciated.
The annual Family Weekend Concert, which includes the musical talents of the Lycoming College Choir and Concert Band, will be held Friday evening in Clarke Chapel.
On Saturday morning, Regina Collins, assistant dean for freshmen, will present "Parenting the College Freshman, Part II" in the Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center. Parents will also have the opportunity to meet with Lycoming's professors at the Faculty Open House in Pennington Lounge. Advanced registration appreciated.
The sisters of Gamma Delta Sigma will host the 20th annual Brandy Lee Sudol Auction on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the East Hall Coffeehouse, in memory of their sister who died of Hodgkin's Disease. All proceeds raised by the auction will be divided between a memorial scholarship and the Salvation Army.
Beth Ann Scruggs '90 will give a "Culinary Tasting" walking tour of historic downtown Williamsport. The tour will highlight restaurant offerings in Williamsport with samples included. This event is sold out but self-guided downtown walking tour handouts will be available at registration.
Several athletic events are scheduled throughout Family Weekend. On Friday, Lycoming's women's soccer team will host FDU-Florham at 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, the women's tennis team and men's tennis team will host King's College at 11 a.m. at Bruce Henry Park in Loyalsock Township. Lycoming's men's soccer team will host the University of Rochester at noon, followed by a women's soccer match-up against Fairleigh Dickinson-College at Florham at 4:30 p.m. Both games will be held at Shangraw Athletic Complex. At 1:30 p.m., the Warrior football team will face Ithaca at David Person Field.
A Hiawatha Riverboat Tour will be held late morning, and the annual Family Feud Tournament, hosted by the Black Student Union, will be held on campus late afternoon. Following Saturday's Family Weekend Dinner, family-friendly entertainment will be presented by musician John Rush, the "Human iPod."
On Sunday, Catholic mass will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Boniface Church, or family members may attend a Protestant Ecumenical Service, with guest speaker Chip Edmonds '98 and music by the Lycoming College Choir, in the College's Clarke Chapel at 10:30 a.m.
The Streeter Campus Store will be open during the weekend. Hours are 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday.
For a complete list of Family Weekend activities, click here.