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Washburn University Hosts Family Day Sept. 20

09/22/14 07:09 am CDT

Combine food, fun, games, entertainment and families and what do you get? Washburn University’s Family Day. The community is invited to join Washburn faculty, staff and students and their families at Family Day, Saturday, Sept. 20, at Washburn University.

Here's the schedule:

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - The Ichabod Shop is open, lower level, Memorial Union. The annual Family Day Sale means big deals for you. Buy one get one *half price on Washburn-imprinted items. Receive a free Washburn water bottle with purchase of $75 or more. *Valid in store only; half price on equal or lower-priced item; not valid with other offers.

10 a.m. to noon - Storytime and face painting at Mabee Library

10 a.m. to noon - School of Nursing 40th Anniversary Open House, McPherson Booster Room, Petro Allied Health Center.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Washburn Village 10th Anniversary Open House, Washburn Village Commons.

11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. - Inflatable games and carnival style games begin on the Memorial Union lawn.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - School of Nursing tailgate, north side of Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. Student at the COACH mobile clinic, parked near Carnegie Hall, will provide free health screenings for blood glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Faculty and Staff Family Day Picnic is underway in the Washburn Room.

12:30 p.m. - Washburn Alumni Association tailgate, north side of Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. Free to dues-paid members; $5 per person for non-members; free for children 12 and younger.

1-4 p.m. - ArtLab and Mulvane Art Museum are open. The Mulvane's current exhibits include "Washburn University Art Department Alumni Exhibit," "Old Walks and New" and "Spirit of the Walk." Admission always is free.

1:45 p.m. - Pre-game show begins, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl.

2:07 p.m. - Your Ichabods take on Pittsburg State University, Yager Satdium at Moore Bowl.

  • The game is the MIAA TV Game of the Week. Can't be there, watch the game on Cox 22 in Topeka.
  • The Washburn Family of the Year will be recognized at half-time.


Washburn University
Student activities and Greek life office, 785-670-1723
Student life office, 785-670-2100
Amanda Hughes, university relations, 785-670-2153

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