Family and Friends Weekend

Join us for "Family Reunion," a weekend filled with family-friendly fun, music, food, and entertainment! This year's gathering will be held October 13-15, 2017.

Online registration is closed. For ticket information, please contact the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement at (401) 232-6162.

Friday, October 13th

4 – 8 p.m.
Fisher Student Center, first floor

5  – 7 p.m.
Intercultural Food Festival
Unistructure Rotunda

5 p.m.
Bryant Hillel Shabbat Service and Dinner
Please RSVP to  to reserve your space
Machtley Interfaith Center

7 p.m.
Bryant Players Production
John Lennon and Me
Advance tickets: $7, adults; $3, Bryant students and children ages 5 – 12.  At the door: $10, adults; $7, Bryant faculty/staff; $5, Bryant students and children ages 5 – 12
Unistructure, Janikies Theatre

8:30 p.m.
Dessert Social with Comedian Barry Rothbart
Join us for a night of comedy and some delicious sweet treats.
Tickets: $10, adults; $8, Bryant students
Unistructure, Salmanson Dining Hall

9:30 p.m.
Fireworks extravaganza and pep rally
Fisher Center patio

Saturday, October 14th

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Fisher Student Center, first floor

8 – 11 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Bello Center, Stepan Grand Hall

10 a.m.
President’s List and Dean’s List Reception (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.; remarks begin at 10)
Hosted by the Division of Academic Affairs
Chace Wellness Center, MAC

11 a.m.
State of the University Address presented by President Ronald K. Machtley
Unistructure, Janikies Theatre

11 a.m. –  3 p.m.
Roving Magician performing tricks to astound audiences of all ages

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Festival Lunch
Enjoy family-friendly foods, games, music, and more. Includes ticket to the football game. Magician John Logan '16 will entertain at noon.
$25, adults; $15, Bryant students; $7, children ages 5-12

1 p.m.
Bryant Bulldogs vs. Saint Francis University
Beirne Stadium

2-5 p.m. 
Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month Carnival

Entertainment, food and activities – all family-friendly!
Fisher Student Center Patio (rain location: Papitto, Fisher Student Center)

4 p.m.
24th Annual Duck Race
Support the Class of 2018 in one of Bryant’s longest-standing traditions by adopting a rubber duck and watching it race across the pond for a chance to win great prizes!
Bryant University pond

5 p.m. 
Catholic Mass  
Machtley Interfaith Center, Chapel

7 p.m.
Bryant Players Production
John Lennon and Me (see Friday event) 

7:30 p.m.
The Filharmonic musical group

A Night of A Cappella with The Filharmonic
Stars of NBC's  The Sing-Off, sharing the stage with Linkin Park, Black Eyed Peas and Pentatonix, then being part of the movie Pitch Perfect 2 launched The Filharmonic's amazing journey! Join us for a show you will not soon forget.
$15, adults; $10, Bryant students; $8, children ages 5-12
Multipurpose Activity Center

Sunday, October 15th

2 p.m.
Bryant Players Production 
John Lennon and Me  (see Friday event)

6 p.m.
Interfaith Services
Machtley Interfaith Center, Reflection Sanctuary

7 p.m.
Catholic Mass 
Machtley Interfaith Center, Chapel

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Center for Student Leadership and Involvement 

Phone: (401) 232-6162