WAYNE – With the Wayne State College Family Day game set for the evening of Saturday, September 24, the community of Wayne will be busy once again.
According to a release from Wayne State College, the Spirit and Traditions Council at WSC will welcome students and their families for Family Day on September 24 as the Residents Hall Association (RHA) will be sponsoring Little Siblings Weekend on Saturday, September 24 – Sunday, September 25.
Check-in on Saturday from the Student Center Atrium will be from 9 a.m. until noon where families will be able to participate in arts and crafts, enjoy a face painter and balloon artist and take a picture in the Family Day photo booth. This will also be the time to purchase meal tickets for brunch and dinner which are $8.50 each or $16 for both meals along with picking up free planetarium tickets which will be shown from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The A. Jewell Schock Museum of Natural History will be open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Carhart Science Building Room 113.
Family brunch in the Upper Dining Room will last from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.; ‘Games on the Green’ at the Bowne lawn and Hoffbauer Plaza will take place between 1 – 2:30 p.m. (sponsored by RHA), a dueling piano show ‘Duelly Noted’ in the Frey Suite from 4 – 5 p.m. and family dunner in the Upper Dining Room lasting from 4 – 6 p.m.
Gates open at Memorial Stadium at 4:30 p.m. as the tailgate in the southwest corner of the stadium will take place from 5 – 6 p.m. Kickoff against Concordia-St. Paul is at 6 p.m.
**Due to extreme dry conditions according to Wayne Fire Chief Phil Monahan, there will be NO post-game fireworks display following Saturday night’s Family Day football game with Concordia-St. Paul at Wayne State at Bob Cunningham Field in Wayne.
In conjunction with Family Day activities, the Residence Hall Association will be hosting Little Siblings Weekend. There will be a check-in table for visiting siblings from 9 a.m. to noon in the Student Center on Saturday as participants will enjoy all of the Family Day activities, then spend the night with their college student host.
There will be a brunch for little siblings from 10:15 to 11 a.m. and a scavenger hunt at 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 25.