Parents and Family Weekend 2013

This is a tentative schedule. Dates and times are subject to change.

Friday, October 25

  • 4 – 8 p.m. Check in Bello Center, Stepan Grand Hall
  • 5 – 7 p.m. Dinner on your own. A list of area restaurants will be available at check-in.
  • 5 p.m. Jewish services Machtley Interfaith Center, Reflection Sanctuary
  • 7 p.m. The Marriage of Bette and Boo by Christopher Durang, presented by Bryant Players Unistructure, Janikies Theatre
  • 8:30 p.m. Eric Dittelman, comic mind reader. Ever wonder what it would be like to know what someone else was thinking? Dittleman, a semi-finalist on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent," combines amazing mind reading with stand-up and improvisational comedy. Audience members become part of the show and leave with a fun experience they’ll never forget! A variety of delicious desserts will also be available. Salmanson Dining Hall

Saturday, October 26

  • 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Check in Bello Center, Stepan Grand Hall
  • 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bryant Held Hostage. Stop by WJMF, the campus radio station, and participate in this annual 36-hour radio-a-thon to help our student DJ’s raise money for a worthy charity. You and your family members can go live on the air! WJMF Radio Station, Koffler Communications Complex
  • 8 a.m. – 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 a.m.) Hosted by the Division of Academic Affairs Chace Wellness Center, MAC
  • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Academic and Co-Curricular Showcase Unistructure and various locations on campus
  • 10:45 a.m.  The Bottom Line a capella performance. Unistructure, Janikies Theatre
  • 11 a.m. State of the University Address presented by President Ronald K. Machtley. Unistructure, Janikies Theatre
  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Family Fun Tent. Caricature artists, novelty items, roving artists and refreshments for the whole family to enjoy! Bulldog Stadium
  • 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Making Memories Lunch featuring Bryant memorabilia, family-friendly giveaway items, roving artists and more! Tent at Bulldog Stadium
  • 1 p.m. Football game Bryant Bulldogs vs. Duquesne Bulldog Stadium
  • 2 – 5 p.m. Latino Heritage Month Carnival. Entertainment, vendors and activities—all family-friendly! Fisher Student Center Patio (rain location: Papitto, Fisher Student Center)
  • 4 p.m. 20th Annual Duck Race. Support the Class of 2014 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
  • 6 – 8 p.m. Bryant’s 150th Anniversary dinner and dance hall. Enjoy a fabulous dinner while skilled dance instructors teach you dances from throughout the decades — everything from ballroom dancing to the jitterbug! A picture from our family photo booth, featuring props from different eras, will be your keepsake for the evening. Chace Wellness Center, MAC
  • 7 p.m. The Marriage of Bette and Boo by Christopher Durang, presented by Bryant Players Unistructure, Janikies Theatre

Sunday, October 27

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Golden Age of Jazz brunch featuring delicious food and the relaxing music of jazz classics. Bello Center, Stepan Grand Hall
  • 2 p.m. The Marriage of Bette and Boo by Christopher Durang, presented by Bryant Players Unistructure, Janikies Theatre
  • 6:30 p.m. Protestant services Machtley Interfaith Center, Reflection Sanctuary
  • 7 p.m. Catholic Mass Machtley Interfaith Center, Chapel

Online registration has closed. Please call the Office of Campus Engagement at 401-232-6160 for additional information.