Friday's Event Schedule for Family Weekend

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

TIME & LOCATION DESCRIPTION
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Connelly Center
Upper Level
FAMILY WEEKEND INFORMATION TABLE
Stop by the Family Weekend Information Center in the Connelly Center for information on Philadelphia and Main Line area restaurants, attractions and entertainment.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Falvey Library
ICE Center
IDEA ACCELERATOR OPEN HOUSE
Families are invited to join the staff of the Idea Accelerator for an open house including a tour of the space, listen to student entrepreneurs talk about their experiences, and complete a make it-take-it experience.
 
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

FAMILY WEEKEND CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE SESSIONS

The Augustine and Culture Seminar
Room TBD
Do you wonder what your son or daughter talks about in their Villanova classrooms?  Do you miss your college days?  Try taking a class every Villanovan takes their freshman year—the Augustine and Culture Seminar (ACS)!  Sample classes will be offered by experienced faculty, focusing on one short, classic text from the ancient or the modern world.  Choose your favorite and get ready to talk, listen, and learn! Visit Villanovatix to sign up for class!  Learn more about ACS here.

  What’s all the “spin” about MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)? |
Room TBD
The entire MRI process is based on the so-called spin (technically, the nuclear angular momentum) of the protons and neutrons that make up the nucleus. Join us to learn more about this interesting topic.  
4:00 pm FAMILY WEEKEND EXPERIENCE CAMPUS TOURS
      Meet at the
      Corr Hall Arch
CAMPUS TREE TOUR
Presented by the Office of Sustainability 
Tour Villanova’s magnificent trees and learn about the campus’s biodiversity history from our horticulturalist, Hugh Weldon. Much of what you will learn on the tour will be applicable to your back yard. Gain tips onhow to keep your trees and other vegetation healthy.
      Connelly Center
      Upper Level
      Info Desk
TOURS OF CAMPUS
with the Blue Key Society 

Do you remember your first campus tour? Need a refresh? Take a tour of campus with members of the Blue Key Society to learn more about improvements and updates. 
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Connelly Center
Lower Level
FAMILY WEEKEND INFORMATION TABLE
Stop by the Family Weekend Information Center in the Connelly Center for information on Philadelphia and Main Line area restaurants, attractions and entertainment.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm DINNER HOUR
Explore Villanova Dining Halls or Philadelphia Area 
Check out our restaurant guide for suggestions!
7:00 pm
Jake Nevin Fieldhouse
Free Admission
VOLLEYBALL vs TEMPLE
Cheer on the Wildcats as they take on the Owls at 7PM in Jake Nevin Fieldhouse. Admission is free!
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Connelly Center
NOVA NIGHTS FAMILY STYLE 
Various Locations
 

8:00 pm - A Capella Showcase
                Villanova Room

9:00 pm - Dessert Reception
                Connelly Center

9:00 pm - Late Night Movie - Despicable Me 3
                 
Outdoor Screening
                 South Campus Lawn and  Main Campus/Oreo- 9:00 pm
                 (Bring your own chairs or blankets. Popcorn provided!)

OPTIONAL FAMILY PHUN IN PHILADELPHIA  (see below)
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Phillies Poster -night at the Phillies
NJ Aquarium Poster - special pricing
Restaurant Week Info Poster