Action-packed weekend planned for parents Oct. 13-15

Athletic events, family gatherings, entertainment and plenty of food are on tap for Parents Weekend at Mercyhurst College Oct. 13-15.

Hosted by the Office of Alumni Services, with thanks to Mercyhurst Student Government and the Student Activities Committee for planning some of the events, the weekend begins Friday with registration from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center (PAC). The weekend progresses from there with the following offerings:


Friday, Oct. 13

Mercyhurst Women’s Volleyball vs. Gannon, 7 p.m., Athletic Center

Mercyhurst Women’s Hockey vs. Clarkson, 7 p.m., Ice Center

Family Bingo Bonanza, 8-10 p.m., Rec Center


Saturday, Oct. 14

Registration, 10 a.m.-noon, PAC

Complimentary Continental Breakfast with President Tom Gamble and faculty, 10-11 a.m., Cummings Gallery

Complimentary Coffee and Conversation to celebrate 20th Anniversary of Learning Differences Program, 10-11:30 a.m., Walker Reading Room, Hammermill Library

Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Egan Dining Hall

Mercyhurst Football vs. Findlay, 1:30 p.m., Tullio Field

Mercyhurst Women’s Hockey vs. Clarkson, 2 p.m., Ice Center

Fall Family Festival, 7 p.m.-midnight, Rec Center (pumpkin carving, bobbing for apples, ghost stories and more)

Dance Performance, 7 p.m., PAC


Sunday, Oct. 15

Liturgy, 10 a.m., Christ the King Chapel

Brunch, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Egan Dining Hall.


For further details, contact Pat Liebel in the alumni office at 814-824-2538.

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