2015 Parents' Weekend Schedule

THURSDAY, April 2

All Weekend
Art Exhibit: House Paint and Conceptual Drawing 
(Library Gallery, Third Floor)

Noon–4:00 p.m.
Registration & Gehner House Check-In
(School of Government Lobby)

Visit Classes Today
Attend classes with your student or on your own. Many, but not all classes will be open to visitors.

10:50–11:40 a.m.
Quiet Time
Campus offices and services are closed to prayerfully support Principia. You're invited to find a quiet spot and join us.

3:00–6:00 p.m.
Visit Principia School 
(Meet in Admissions Lobby)

8:00–10:30 p.m.
College Dance Production
(Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography.

FRIDAY, April 3

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Registration & Gehner House Check-In 
(School of Government Lobby)

Visit Classes Today
Attend classes with your student or on your own. Many, but not all classes will be open to visitors.

8:45–9:50 a.m.
Owl Release with Dr. Scott Eckert 
(Meet in Admissions Lobby)
Join Dr. Eckert's ornithology class for the release of a barred owl that has been under the care of the World Bird Sanctuary.

10:00–11:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion and Q&A 
(Wanamaker Hall)
Hear what's happening today at Principia College from Principia President Dr. Jonathan Palmer, College administrators, and student leaders.

11:00–11:20 a.m.
Quiet Time
All campus offices and services are closed during to prayerfully support Principia. You're invited to find a quiet spot and join us.

Noon–1:00 p.m.
Set a New World Record for "Most High Fives in One Minute" 
(Chapel Green)
More than 260 people are needed to set a new Guinness World Record!

1:15–4:15 p.m.
Visit Principia School 
(Meet in Admissions Lobby)

1:20–2:10 p.m.
Music at Davis 
(Davis Music Hall)
Enjoy music of all genres performed by students, faculty, and guest musicians.

2:30–3:30 p.m. 
Academic and Career Advising Open House
(School of Government, Terrace Level)

5:00–6:00 p.m.
Solar Car Presentation
(Piasa Pub Patio)
See Ra 9 up close. Faculty and team members will be available to share information about the car, talk about recent and upcoming competitions, and answer your questions.

5:30–7:30 p.m.
Dinner 
(Howard Center Dining Room)
Enjoy dinner on campus and hear the Jazz Ensemble perform.

6:00 p.m.
Baseball vs. Blackburn College 
(Baseball Field)

8:00–10:30 p.m.
College Dance Production
 (Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography.

9:30–11:00 p.m.
Observatory Open
(Across from the Baseball Field)
Weather permitting, view the universe through Principia’s computer-controlled, 16” reflecting telescope. A trained telescope operator will provide commentary and instruction.

9:30–10:30 p.m.
Ice Cream Social 
(Howard Center Dining Room)

SATURDAY, April 4

8:00–9:00 a.m.
Bird Walk with Dr. Scott Eckert

Start the day with an early morning bird walk. (Meet in the Science Center, Room 227)

10:00 a.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Greenville College 
(Morey Courts)

Noon–4:30 p.m.
Abroad Slideshows (Wanamaker Hall)
See slideshows from recent study abroad adventures in Tibet, St. Lucia, Peru, and Europe.

1:00 p.m.
Rugby vs. Washington University 
(Rugby Field)
Concessions available for purchase with proceeds going to Buck House.

2:00–4:00 p.m.
College Dance Production
 (Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography.

2:00 p.m.
Men's Tennis vs. Lewis & Clark Community College 
(Morey Courts)

2:30–3:30 p.m.
Guest House Open House

Stop in for refreshments and to get acquainted with the College Guest House.

4:00–5:00 p.m.
Christian Science Lecture with Mark McCurties, CS 
(Chapel)
Making meaningful change: How God's love can change your life and the world.

8:00–10:30 p.m.
College Dance Production
 (Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography.

9:30–11:00 p.m. 
Observatory Open (Across from the Baseball Field)
Weather permitting, view the universe through Principia’s computer-controlled, 16” reflecting telescope. A trained telescope operator will provide commentary and instruction.

9:30–10:30 p.m.
Dessert Social (Howard Center Dining Room) 

SUNDAY, April 5

Parents' Weekend concludes. Visitors should depart campus by 3:00 p.m. 

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Sunday School
(Howard Center Dining Room) 

10:45–11:45 a.m.
Christian Science Organization Sunday Service
(Chapel)

*This schedule is subject to change.