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Family Weekend 2015: Sept. 11-13

All events subject to change.

Event registration

Register online for all Family Weekend events.

Friday, Sept. 11


Tent in front of Centennial Hall Circle (rain location: inside Centennial Hall), 4-7 p.m.

Check in with the staff, pick up tickets and a campus map, and ask questions about the weekend.

Legacy reception

Dahl President's Home, 6:30-8 p.m.

For students with alumni parent or grandparent connections to Augustana.

Saturday, Sept. 12


Tent in front of Centennial Hall Circle (rain location: inside Centennial Hall), 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Art Museum tour

Augustana Teaching Museum of Art, Centennial Hall, 9-10 a.m.

Dinosaurs on Ice

Hanson Hall of Science, Room 102, 11-11:30 a.m.

Don't miss this Family Weekend favorite. Paleontologist Dr. Bill Hammer will talk about his Antarctic expeditions in search of new dinosaurs. Seats are limited — please reserve early!

Pre-game picnic

Tent on the Quad, noon-1 p.m.

Augustana Vikings football vs. Albion College

Lindberg Stadium, 1 p.m.

President's open house and family pictures

Dahl President's Home, 3:30 p.m.

President Steve Bahls and Jane Easter Bahls invite students and their families up to the Dahl Presidents Home for an afternoon reception. Refreshments will be provided. While enjoying the reception, take advantage of the photographers on location to take family portraits. The pictures are extremely popular and make excellent photos for Christmas cards.Don't forget to wear your Augie apparel.

Sunday, Sept. 13

Outdoor ecumenical worship service (rain location: Ascension Chapel)

Thomas Tredway Library gazebo, 10:30 a.m.

Join college chaplains Richard Priggie '74 and Kristen Glass Perez, for an outdoor service open to all.

Catholic Mass will begin at 4 p.m. in Ascension Chapel.

Celebration Belle River Cruise lunch

2501 River Drive, Moline, noon-2 p.m.

Have lunch with your family while cruising the Mississippi River on the Celebration Belle, an 800-passengener paddlewheel boat. After lunch, passengers can explore one of the three decks overlooking the Quad Cities. Boarding begins at noon and the cruise departs at 12:30 p.m., returning at 2.