|7 to 9:30 a.m.||Panther Run @ O’Reilly Family Event Center (Benefiting Care to Learn) |
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|9 to 10:30 a. m.||Meet & Greet with President Parnell |
Enjoy Krispy Kreme donuts and coffee or juice, while visiting with Drury’s Commander in Chief, President Todd Parnell. Check in to receive your complimentary gift from the Dean of Students office. The President’s House, corner of Benton & Calhoun
|10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||Complimentary All-Day Bicycle Rental |
Take a tour of Springfield, via one of several recommended routes. Maps available at bike pickup. D-Cycle Garage
|10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||Campus Wide Open Houses |
Self guided tour of academic buildings, residence halls, fraternity houses and sorority suites. For a complete listing of buildings, visit the Drury Virtual Tour.
|10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||Drury Bookstore Open |
The bookstore will be offering a Family Day discount of 10% off your entire purchase. The Dean’s Deal: Purchase a Family Day t-shirt for $2 off with coupon (available at Meet n Greet)!
|11 a.m. -1 p.m.||Family Day Picnic |
Experience good ol’ fashion Ozarks BBQ and entertainment by Drury’s own Jazz band! FSC Picnic Area(Rain Location FSC Commons Cafeteria)free admission
|1 p.m.||Lady Panther Softball Intrasquad Game |
Thompson Field at Meador Park Fields, corner of Fremont and Sunset. This event is off-campus. Free admission to game. "Tailgating" to follow contest (approximately at 4 p.m.)
|1 p.m.|| Panther Baseball Alumni Players vs 2012-13 Panthers |
Meador Park This event is off-campus. Free admission to game. "Tailgating" to follow contest (approximately at 4 p.m.)
|1:30-3 p.m.|| DVD Bingo! |
This event is a favorite with Drury students, and puts a twist on the traditional game. Play for fun prizes! (sponsored by the Residence Life Association) FSC Picnic Area(Rain Location FSC Commons Cafeteria) free admission
|5 p.m.|| Volleyball match |
Drury vs. Lewis University at Weiser Gym; free admission
|7:30 p.m.|| Live and in concert: The Guess Who |
Top off your Family Day experience with a blast from the past. For ticket information, visit www.drurytickets.com.
All campus parking lots will be available for Family Day/Reunion Weekend. However, because of the Panther Run on Saturday morning, access to Lot 4 and Lot A (behind the Findlay Student Center/west off Summit Avenue) is available only from the south (from Central Avenue) from 7 to 10 am. Lot 7 (east off Summit Avenue) will be used exclusively by Panther Run participants from 7 am. to 10 am.
The following hotels have established a “Drury Rate” for parents and families. Simply ask for the Drury Rate when you reserve your room.
What’s going on in Springfield?
On Friday, October 5, Springfield hosts the First Friday Artwalk in Downtown Springfield from 6-10 p.m. Locations include Park Central Square, Commercial Street, and Drury’s Pool Arts Center.
Friday- Sunday, October 5-7, Springfield Greene County Park Board is offering “Two for One Tennis” at Cooper Tennis Complex, “Two for One Golf” at any Park Board Course and "Two For One" ice skating at Mediacom Ice Park. Reduced admission is also available for Dickerson Park Zoo.
Contact Dan Cashel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 417.873.7222 for details.