Parents & Family

Family Day

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October 26, 2019






Alma College Family Day is a perfect opportunity for you to spend time with your student and enjoy a fall weekend on campus. Meet other families, get updates on what’s happening around campus, and enjoy athletic events, performances and more!

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2019 Family Day Schedule*
10:00 a.m. - Noon Family Day Registration/Check-in - Rotunda, Tyler-VanDusen Student Center
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Family Day Brunch - Hamilton Commons

Brunch will feature a fresh pasta bar and a fall dessert bar including cider and donuts, cookie decorating station and a create your own caramel apple station.

10:30 a.m.

AXD Plaid Dash 5k - Heritage Center Parking Lot

Click here to pre-register. $15.00 for one participant, $20.00 for two participants, and $25.00 for three participants

11:00-11:45 a.m. Coffee with the Parent and Family Board - Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), Tyler-VanDusen Student Center
1:00 p.m. Swimming & Diving, Alma vs. Albion - McClure Natatorium
1:00-1:45 p.m.

Trunk or Treat - Tailgate area behind the Stone Recreation Center

Trick or treating sponsored by the Football Parents Organization.

1:30-3:30 p.m. Haunted Hallways - Newberry and Gelston Halls
1:30-3:30 p.m. Children and Family Crafts and Pumpkin Carving - Tyler-VanDusen Commons
2:00 p.m. Petting Zoo - Noth side of Dow Science Center
2:00-4:00 p.m. Classic Stories and Storytelling sponsored by the English Department - Kehrl Library
2:00-4:00 p.m. Decoding Fake News exhibit sponsored by the Library - Kehrl Library
2:00-4:00 p.m Laboratory Tours featuring Biology, BioChemistry and IPHS Labs
2:30 p.m. Men’s Soccer, Alma vs. Adrian - Scotland Yard Soccer Field
3:00 p.m. Planetarium Show - Dow Science Center
4:00 p.m. Football, Alma vs. Kalamazoo - Bahlke Field
 5:30 p.m. Halftime Warm-up, Join President Abernathy and his wife Courtney for a free cup of coffee or hot chocolate as you enjoy the Kiltie Marching Band’s half-time performance - Tent near South end zone. 
8:00-10:00 p.m.

Alma College Hepcats Halloween Party - Tyler-VanDusen Commons

Join the Alma College Hepcats for Halloween Open dance! There will be live music from the Alma College Jazz band! There will be snacks and pizza provided as well. No partner or experience needed. Costumes are welcomed and encouraged!

   * All times subject to change.

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