Family Weekend 2011

2011 Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 14
Family Weekend Schedule
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Family Weekend

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Shabbat Services & Dinner  
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., University Center Interfaith Chapel & 313
Attend services followed by a special kosher dinner in celebration of Shabbat.  It’s sure to be a wonderful evening with family, friends, and delicious food.
Students – free
Guests - $10.00 each

Casino Night  
7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., University Center Ballroom
See if lady luck is on your side.  Stop by and experience a small taste of Vegas: craps tables, roulette, texas hold’em, black jack, poker tournament, bingo, and more.  Test your luck for your chance to win some incredible prizes.  Each attendee will receive $500 worth of playing money.    
Advanced Registration $5.00 / Pay at the Door: $7.00
Bingo Card (purchase at the event): $2.00

All proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Irene.

Midnight Madness
10:45 p.m. (Doors) Event starts at 11:00 p.m., Center for Recreation & Sports

Join our men's and women's basketball teams, cheerleaders, dance team, hip-hop club, step team and many  more Adelphi Athletes as we celebrate the start of the 2011-2012 basketball season, which we hope will be another record setting campaign. There will be giveaways, a DJ, games and more!


Family Weekend Schedule
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Saturday, October 15

Parents Association Brunch Meeting
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., University Center Room 201
Come find out what the Parents Association is all about, enjoy brunch with fellow parents, campus administrators, and students, and vote in the annual election of officers. 
This meeting's topic is Get Involved at AU.
Parents Only, please.

Janet L. Ficke Softball Field Dedication
10:30 a.m., Janet L. Ficke Softball Field
Come join us for the rededication of the recently renovated Janet L. Ficke Softball Field.

Arboretum Tour of Campus
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m., University Center Lobby
Walking botanical tour of campus courtesy of Bob Conaghan.

Personal Financial Planning Workshop
12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Hagedorn Hall Room TBD
Professor Robert Goldberg from the School of Business will be hosting a lecture for students and parents on Finances 101.  Feel free to bring your personal finance and investment questions.  Following the lecture there will be a brief tour of the campus Trading Room.

12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Parking Lot #2 Registration Tent
Come let us know that you are here and purchase your tickets for the Student / Family Carnival.  Free gift for all AU parents in attendance. 

Women's Soccer vs. St. Michael's
12:00 p.m., Motamed Field

AU Spirit Carnival
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Parking Lot # 2
Come out and experience a day of games, carnival rides, student organization booths, arts & crafts, food, entertainment, and more with your family and friends. 
Tickets can be purchased in advanced via the electronic registration form or day of the event at the Registration Tent.  The all access pass includes carnival attraction/rides and 2 food tickets.       
Student All Access Pass: $3pp
Guest All Access Pass: $7pp
Additional Food Tickets: 1 for $1 or 7 for $5

Student Organization Booths prices vary maximum $ 2.00 per booth activity

Women's Volleyball vs. Merrimack
1:00 p.m., Center for Recreation & Sports Gymnasium

King and Queen Coronation
2:30 p.m., Parking Lot # 2 Showmobile
Come meet this year’s court as we announce Adelphi’s King and Queen.

Multicultural Chapter Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception
3:00 p.m., Alumni House

Men's Soccer vs. Howard
3:00 p.m., Motamed Field

Nutrition and Wellbeing Workshop
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., University Center Room 313
Lisa Vernale, Health Educator will be holding a workshop on Understanding Labels and Healthy Ordering in Restaurants.

Women's Lacrosse Ring Ceremony
3:40 p.m., Motamed Field

Come help us celebrate, recognize, and congratulate our Women’s Lacrosse Team on their 2011 National Championship during half-time of the Men’s Soccer Game. 

Women's Field Hockey vs. Stonehill College
6:00 p.m., Motamed Field

AU Family Dinner  
6:00 p.m., UC Ballroom
Please join Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, and administrators at the AU Family Dinner. 
Cocktail starts at 6:00pm, Dinner and Entertainment begin at 7:00 p.m.
Dinner Entertainment: Robert Channing, Mentalist
Business casual attire encouraged.
$15 per student
$ 20 per guest

Trio Solisti
8:00 p.m., PAC Concert Hall
Trio Solisti is comprised of three critically acclaimed musicians –violinist Maria Bachmann, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach and pianist Jon Klibonoff.  Trio Solisti has earned a reputation for soulful and passionate performances marked by virtuosity, seamless ensemble playing, and thrilling abandon. Performing a broad spectrum of styles, their versatility extends to new music, most notably to the work of Adelphi's Paul Moravec, who composed his 2004 Pulitzer Prize-winning work, Tempest Fantasy, for them.
$10 - $35 for tickets (to purchase tickets visit or the Performing Arts Center Box Office)


Sunday, October 16

FCAP: Community Recognition Breakfast
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., University Center 203

By invitation only
Friends and families of students that participated in the 2011 Freshmen Community Action Program are invited to attend this breakfast as we recognize them for their service to the community.

Catholic Mass
11:30 a.m., University Center Interfaith Chapel & Room 313
Attend Catholic Mass, followed by a light reception. 

Student Music Recital
3:00 p.m., PAC Recital Hall (Lower Level)
Adelphi students perform a delightfully varied program of vocal and instrumental music. 


Center for Recreation and Sports

Family members can "Have Fun & Be Active" in the Center for Recreation and Sports.  Family Weekend Guest Passes are available for Family members 17 yrs. or older.  These passes will be available at the CRS Lobby throughout the weekend.  The facilities include: a 5,000 sq. ft. state of the art fitness center, squash and racquetball courts, indoor pool, indoor track and gymnasium.  Locker Room & showers are available.  Appropriate workout attire is required.

Call for hours of operation: 516.877.4242 or go to the Campus Recreation website.


For additional information, please contact:

Center for Student Involvement
Ruth S. Harley University Center,
Room 110
p - 516.877.3603
f - 516.877.3659

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