Washburn University hosts Family Day Sept. 26

Washburn University

TOPEKA – Combine food, fun, games, entertainment and families and what do you get? Washburn University’s Family Day.

The community is invited to join staff, faculty, students and their families at Family Day, Saturday, Sept. 26, at Washburn University.

Events include:

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Miniature golf, Mabee Library.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Inflatable and carnival games, Memorial Union lawn.

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fossil display, tent, Memorial Union lawn. Featuring fossil hunter Alan Detrich’s 20 foot long Mosasaur and half of a 12 foot long Xiphactinus.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Family Day at the ArtLab, Mulvane Art Museum ArtLab.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Picnic, Washburn Room, Memorial Union. Cost: $9.25 adults; $5.25 children ages 10 and younger.

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Alumni Association football tailgate, north side of Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. Cost: Free to dues paid members of the Washburn Alumni Association; $5 per person for non-members; free for children age 4 and under.

12:30 p.m. Pre-game show, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl.

1 p.m. Football, WU vs. University of Central Missouri, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl (Halftime announcement for Family of the Year).

1 – 4 p.m. “Ageless Wonders,” “A Few of Our Favorite Things” and “Ken Butler: Hybrid Visions” exhibits, Mulvane Art Museum.

6 p.m. Soccer, WU vs. Southwest Baptist University, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl.

For more information about Family Day, call 670-2100.