Come Together for an IWU Family Weekend

October 6, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University invites the families of IWU students to “Come Together” for a Beatles-themed Family Weekend Friday, Nov. 5 through Sunday, Nov. 7.

Online registration for Family Weekend 2010 opened Friday, Oct. 1 and will last until Monday, Nov. 1. The cost per guest is $18. To register, visit

Check-in for family weekend will be held on Friday, Nov. 5 from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 6 from 8-10 a.m. in the Hansen Student Center (300 Beecher St., Bloomington).

  Following is a list of this year’s activities:

• Nov. 5, 5:30 p.m. – The men’s and women’s cross-country teams will compete in a two-mile invitational at the Shirk Center (302 E. Emerson St., Bloomington).

• Nov. 5, 7-9 p.m. – The Hansen Student Center will host a Diwali Celebration (festival of lights) and The Beatles in India Presentation.

• Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. – A jazz concert will be held in Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington).

• Nov. 6, 8-10:30 a.m. – A “Strawberry Fields Forever” continental breakfast will be held in the Hansen Student Center.

• Nov. 6, 10-11 a.m. – “While Your Child is Sleeping” presentation by the IWU faculty in the Hansen Student Center.

• Nov. 6, 10-11:30 a.m. – Children’s Activity held in room 200 of the Hansen Student Center.

• Nov. 6, 11-11:30 a.m. – Parents are invited to attend a reception with IWU President Richard F. Wilson in the Common’s area of the Center for Natural Science Learning and Research (201 Beecher St., Bloomington).

• Nov. 6, 11:30-1:00 p.m. – Lunch tba

• Nov. 6, 1 p.m. – Cheer on the Titan football team as they host the Carthage College Redmen at Wilder Field (300 E. Kelsey St., Bloomington)

• Nov. 6, 2-5 p.m. – “Come Together” Titans! Mix and Mingle Celebration at the Hansen Student Center.

• Nov. 6, 4:00 p.m. – IWU Family Feud will be held in the Hansen Student Center.

• Nov. 6, 7:00 p.m. – Mission IMPROVable, a nationwide college favorite, will put on its family friendly improv comedy show in the Hansen Student Center.

• Nov. 7, Time tba, Families are invited to attend the chapel service at Evelyn Chapel (1301 Park St., Bloomington).

• Nov. 7, Time tba, Sunday Brunch will be held in the Bertholf Commons in the Memorial Center (104 University St., Bloomington).

Contact: Jessica Hinterlong ‘11, (309) 556-3181