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Family Weekend Schedule 2014

Friday, October 31

10:00 - 5:00
Registration
Livingston Hall Student Union
All visitors are asked to check in. Information and weekend schedules will be available.
10:00 - 5:00
Attend Classes
Classroom Buildings
Share your student's regular Friday schedule, or join other classes that interest you. A list of available Friday classes will be available at the registration table.
10:00 - 5:00
Halloween Trick-or-Treat
Various Campus Buildings and Offices
Wear your Halloween costume and visit the campus offices for trick-or-treats!
11:00 - 6:00
Library Sponsor-a-Book
Alumni Library
11:15 - 1:45
Lunch
Dining Hall
1:00 - 4:00
Sophomore Planning Meetings
Alumni Library
The director of career services will be available to meet with sophomores and their parents by appointment to discuss post-graduation plans.
3:00
First Year Adjustment Panel Discussion
Oak Room, Blodgett House
How does a student settle into the Simon's Rock routine? Attend this panel presentation to find out!
3:30
Center for Food Studies Apple Tasting & Press Demonstrations
Blodgett Circle
4:00
Children's Halloween Parade
Blodgett Circle
4:00
Welcome Reception & Senior Thesis Poster Display
Livingston Hall Student Union
5:00 - 7:00
Halloween Dinner
Dining Hall
6:30 - 8:30
Murder Mystery Challenge
Alumni Performance Center
9:00 -
Halloween Dance
Alumni Performance Center
9:00
Fright Film Fest
Livingston Hall Student Union, Informal Lounge

 

Saturday, November 1

8:00 - 10:00
Breakfast
Dining Hall
8:00 - noon
Registration
Livingston Hall Student Union
All visitors are asked to check in. Information and weekend schedules will be available.
9:00 - 12:00
Faculty and Advisor Meetings
Academic Buildings
Advisors and faculty will be available by appointment to meet with parents.
11:00 - 4:00
Book Sale
Alumni Library
Pick up some old favorites and treasured additions for your own library while supporting the Alumni Library at our annual Book Sale.
11:00 - 6:00
Sponsor-a-Book
Alumni Library
11:00 - 1:00
Harvest Fest
Dining Hall and Tri-Dorm Lawn
1:00 - 2:00 Honors Convocation
McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
Join Provost Peter Laipson, faculty, alumni and student speakers to celebrate Academic Excellence.
2:15 - 3:15
Alumni Panel Discussion
Kellogg Music Center
Alumni share their academic/career paths since leaving Simon's Rock. What came next? How prepared were they for the "real world"? What advice can they offer? This session is a must for parents and students alike!
3:00
Co-Ed Soccer vs. Bennington College
Kilpatrick Athletic Field
Cheer on the Llamas as they take on their rivals from Vermont.
3:30 - 4:30
Study Abroad and Study Away Panel
Lecture Center
Seniors will share their experiences during their study away program. What was it like to spend a semester or year abroad or on another U.S. campus? Learn how their experiences connect to their current thesis and to their future career plans.
5:00 - 7:00
Harvest Dinner
Dining Hall
5:00
Jacob Fossum, Faculty in Painting & Drawing Solo Exhibition: "If You Could Hie to Kolob" Artist's Reception & Gallery Talk
Hillman-Jackson Gallery, Daniel Arts Center
7:00
Dia de los Muertos
Snack Bar
7:30
Jazz Ensemble Preview Concert
Kellogg Music Center
The Simon's Rock Jazz Ensemble will present a special preview of selections from their upcoming Winter Concert under the direction of faculty member John Myers.
8:00
Chess Tournament
TBA
9:00
Electronic Music Concert
The Mods

 

Sunday, November 2

10:00 - 2:00
Farewell Brunch
Dining Hall
11:00 Walk the Interpretative Trail
11:00 Tadd Gero '03 Memorial Swim Meet
1:00 Alumni Soccer Game
3:00 Piano Recital by Anne Chamberlain
Kellogg Music Hall

Meals
The dining hall is not able to accept credit cards.
Please come prepared to pay cash at the door. Thank you!

Friday
11:15 - 1:45 Lunch
Dining Hall
$8.00
5:00 - 7:00 Dinner
Dining Hall
$9.00

 

Saturday
10:00 - 12:00 Brunch
Dining Hall
$9.00
12:00 - 2:00 Harvest Fest
Dining Hall/Tri-Dorm Lawn
$9.00
5:00 - 7:00 Dinner
Dining Hall
$9.00

 

Sunday
8:00 - 11:00
Farewell Brunch

Dining Hall
$9.00