October 17 , 2005
Family Weekend offers three days of fun
Family Weekend 2005 is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 23, and it features a bevy of activities across the Emory campus, including guest speakers, tours, sports, and entertainment activities open to the entire University community.
Featured events include a family picnic in Lullwater Park (Oct. 22, 12:30–2:30 p.m.); a welcome breakfast in Cox Hall with President Jim Wagner (Oct. 22, 9–10 a.m., $10 per person, children 11 and under are free), and open houses at various locations around campus (including Woodruff Library, the Carlos Museum, residence halls and the schools).
Speakers include faculty member Deborah Lipstadt (Oct. 21, 2:45–3:50 p.m., Harland Cinema), discussing her new book, History on Trial; Gary Hauk delivering a history of Emory (Oct. 22, 10:30–11:20 a.m., Faculty Dining Room); and Earl Lewis discussing the strategic plan (Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m., Faculty Dining Room).
Entertainment events include a weekend volleyball tournament in the P.E. Center, a performance by the Emory Concert Choir in the Schwartz Center and an open mic night in Harland Cinema (both 8–10 p.m., Oct. 21), as well as a trivia night sponsored by Campus Life’s Fridays@10 program (Oct. 21, 10–11 p.m., The Depot).
A family brunch in the Miller-Ward House (Oct. 23, 10–11:30 a.m.; $10 per person, children 11 and under are free) will wrap up the weekend’s activities.
Family Weekend 2005 is sponsored by the Emory Parent Giving Program and the Division of Campus Life. A full schedule of events is at www.alumni.emory.edu/parentprogram/family-events.htm
. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free.