2016 Parents' Weekend Schedule

THURSDAY, March 31

Noon–4:00 p.m.
Registration
(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.

8:00 p.m.
College Dance Production
(Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography. Tickets available online and at the Cox Auditorium ticket window.

FRIDAY, April 1

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Registration 
(School of Government Lobby)

8:30–9:30 a.m.
College Campus Tour 
(Leave from the School of Government Lobby)

10–10:50 a.m.
College Panel Discussion (Wanamaker)
Hear what's happening today at Principia College from President Dr. Jonathan Palmer and administrators.

1–2:15 p.m.
Dean's Colloquium 
(Wanamaker)
Multidisciplinary professor Dr. Karen Haire will present a talk titled, Restoring Africa: from Plaatje to Mandela.

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

4:15–5:15 p.m.
Speaker Event
 (Wanamaker)
Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne will discuss contemporary issues in US-Mexico relations.

5–6 p.m.
Solar Car Exhibit (Pub Patio)

6–9 p.m.
Principia Baseball vs Greenville College 
(Game Field)

8–10 p.m. 
College Dance Production
 (Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography. Tickets available online and at the Cox Auditorium ticket window.

8–10 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.

9:45–10:45 p.m.
Evening Dessert Social
(College Dining Room)

SATURDAY, April 2

8–9 a.m.
Morning Bird Walk with Biology Faculty

Dr. Scott Eckert will lead a morning bird walk. (Meet at the flagpole by the School of Government. Binoculars will be supplied.)

10–1 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs Concordia Wisconsin 
(Hexberg Tennis Center)
Come celebrate Senior Day with our women's tennis team.

11–5 p.m.
Women's Beach Volleyball vs Missouri Baptist 
(Volleyball Sanbox, adjacent to Morey Field House)

12–3 p.m.
Principia Abroad Show 
(Wanamaker)
See highlights from several recent abroads.

12–1 p.m. — Argentina
1–2 p.m. — India and Nepal
2–3 p.m. — England 

1:30–4:30 p.m.
Men's Tennis vs Webster University
(Morey Courts)

2:00 p.m.
Rugby Exhibition Match 
(Game Field)

2–4 p.m.
College Dance Production
 (Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography. Tickets available online and at the Cox Auditorium ticket window.

3–8 p.m.
Men's Baseball vs Fontbonne University 
(Game Field)
Double header
 
8–10 p.m.
College Dance Production
 (Cox Auditorium)
Enjoy this annual dance performance featuring student and guest artist choreography. Tickets available online and at the Cox Auditorium ticket window.

8–10 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.

9:45–10:45 p.m.
Evening Dessert Social (
College Dining Room)

SUNDAY, April 3

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.