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Spring Family Weekend

April 20-22, 2018

Join us on campus for a weekend full of fun and friends. There are many activities planned for the weekend. Registration is required for some of these activities.

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Saturday Sports
Women's Lacrosse, 11 a.m.

vs.Transylvania University

Baseball Double Header, 1 p.m.
vs.Thiel College

Men's Lacrosse, 2 p.m.
vs. Hanover College

Softball Double Header, 2 p.m.
vs Washington & Jefferson College

Sunday Sports

Softball Double Header, 1 p.m.
vs. Pitt-Greensburg



Friday
Mr. SVC 2017 Pageant

Mr. SVC Pageant, 7 p.m. 
Robert S. Carey Performing Arts Center

The annual Mr. SVC Pageant is a great fundraiser for the Banana Project which works to provide fresh fruit to Guatemalan schoolchildren in need.







Saturday

TakeOff: Honor the Past, Shape the Future, 9-11:30 a.m. 
*Requires pre-registration and payment
Please join our community in honoring fallen Trooper Kenton Iwaniec, a Saint Vincent graduate who passed away after being struck by a drunk driver in 2008, by participating in this wonderful morning of races and walks and raising money to purchase breathalyzers for law enforcement agencies.  Runners can register for the 5K or 10K run around campus and walkers can register for the 1 mile or 5K fun walks.  We didn’t forget about the littlest Bearcats!  Kids can participate in the 100M children’s sprint or the .5 mile children’s run.  Not a runner?  It’s just as important to cheer for those participating in the races, so grab a good spot and get ready to cheer!  For more information and to register for a race, please see http://www.trooperiwaniec.org

Spring Family Weekend Registration, 1-4 p.m. 
Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion Atrium
Stop in at registration to pick up your complimentary gift, tickets to any events for which you have registered online, and tickets to enter our drawing for amazing prizes! If you did not register online, you may do so at this time.

Spring FestSpring Fest, 1-3 p.m. 
Parking Lot N
Get ready for games, crafts, novelties, prizes, and more! Be sure to stop by Parking Lot N for this fun-filled, family-friendly event, brought to you by our amazing student clubs!

Westmoreland Earth Day Celebration, 1-6 p.m.
Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve
This event is free to all attendees and we will be offering a free trolley and van shuttle around campus and to and from the nature reserve continuously throughout the day. This year’s celebration will feature live music, do-it-yourself stations, a petting zoo, nature walks and more. For more information, please see: http://www.westmorelandearthday.org/

Open Swim, 1-3 p.m.
Frank and Elizabeth Resnik Pool
Want to cool down after a hot day outside? Don your swimsuit and make a splash!

Planetarium Shows, 1-4:30 p.m., Every 30 minutes
 Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium in the Sis & Herman Dupré Science Pavilion
Take a beautiful celestial journey through the stars that smile down on us every night. These shows fill up fast, so be sure to register to have priority seating!

Winnie Palmer Nature ReserveReserve Staff, 3:30 p.m. 
Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve

Club Showcase, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Robert S. Carey Center Lounge
Our student clubs and organizations are thriving on campus and they can’t wait to tell you about it! Come hear and see the things our clubs have accomplished and be wowed by several student performances!

Family Mass, 4:30 p.m.
Mary, Mother of Wisdom Student Chapel
Take a moment in this busy day to gather together in prayer with our community in a service for families!

SVC's The Voice Finale 2017

Camerata: 'a capella', 7 p.m.
Basilica
Saint Vincent Camerata will present its spring concert, ‘a cappella,’ the choral works of Palestrina and Arvo Part. 

SVC: The Voice Season 6 Finale, 7 p.m.
Robert S. Carey Center Performing Arts Center
Join our Activities Programming Board for this exciting finale of our month-long SVC: The Voice competition! In its sixth season, this event is back and better than ever. Come early to get your seat because this event is sure to fill up quickly!





Sunday

Inflatable Day, 1-3 p.m.
Robert S. Carey Center Gymnasium
Join our Activities Programming Board for a day that is sure to have you bouncing off the walls in laughter!  We will have tons of big inflatables that are fun for all ages.