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Family Weekend 2014

Schedule of Events (updated as needed)

September 27, 2014 
8 a.m. Be Great Today 5K Race, Nature Park, Welcome Center
A charity race for suicide prevention. Register to participate in the race at http://begreattoday5k.org/
9 - 9:30 a.m. Campus Farm Tour, 1521 W. County Road 225 S (about 500 yards before Prindle parking lot)
Stop on out to the DePauw Campus Farm for a guided tour of delicious organic vegetables, fruit tress and a bee hive. Contact Sustainability Director Anthony Baratta with any questions at anthonybaratta@depauw.edu.
9 - 11 a.m. Little Sibs Pancake Bar, Memorial Student Union Building, room 002 (lower level)
Make your own pancakes, choosing from a variety of toppings. Crafts and door prizes for students and their siblings will be available. Sponsored by the Union Board.

10 a.m. An Hour with the President, Memorial Student Union Building, Ballroom
An opportunity for parents to meet with President Brian W. Casey. Coffee and tea will be available.
10:30 a.m. - noon Panhellenic Open House
Visit each Panhellenic chapter and receive a first floor tour. Chapters participating are Alpha Chi Omega, Pi Beta Phi, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Alpha Phi, Delta Gamma and Kappa Alpha Theta.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Galleries at Peeler, The Richard E. Peeler Art Center
"Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity," University Gallery (lower level)
"Project 35 Volume 2," University Gallery (upper level)
"Caleb Weintraub," Visual Arts Gallery
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Family Picnic Block Party with the DePauw Jazz Esemble
Located on College Street between the Green Center and the Lilly Center (Rain location:  Julian Center Atrium)
Advance ticket purchase is closed. There will be a limited number of tickets available for purchase at the picnic.  Cost is $13 each, including students.
12 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Kenyon, Reavis Stadium
1 p.m. Football vs. Kenyon, Blackstock Stadium
4 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Ohio Wesleyan, Reavis Stadium
7 p.m. "Magicians for Non-Believers," with Norman Magic and Peter Boie, Meharry Hall, East College
September 28, 2014 
10 a.m. Family Brunch, Inn at DePauw
Call (765) 658-1000 for reservations.
10:30 a.m. Family Weekend Worship, Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church
1 - 5 p.m. Galleries at Peeler, The Richard E. Peeler Art Center
"Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity," University Gallery (lower level)
"Project 35 Volume 2," University Gallery (upper level)
"Caleb Weintraub," Visual Arts Gallery
2 p.m. JV Football vs. Wabash College, Blackstock Stadium
3 p.m. DePauw University Choir, Green Center for the Performing Arts, Kresge Auditorium
3 p.m. Indianapolis Prize Lecture - Patricia Chapple Wright, Union Building, Ballroom
American primatologist, anthropologist, and conservationist Dr. Patricia Chapple Wright, the winner of the 2014 Indianapolis Prize, will discuss her work in Madagascar in a lecture entitled "Saving Lemurs from Extinction: The Challenges".  Dr. Wright and her work are prominently featured in the movie "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" (currently showing in the IMAX theater at the Indianapolis State Museum), and her efforts over the last 26 years have helped protect endangered lemurs and led to the creation of Ranomafana National Park.  Book signing will follow lecture.

Hotels and other lodging accommodations in and near DePauw can be found here.