Family Weekend 2016

Start Date: September 24, 2016
End Date: September 24, 2016
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FamWeekend

Saturday, September 24

Becker Bookstore Open
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Campus Center West, 2nd Floor, Leicester campus

Open Session for Becker College Families with a Special Welcome from President Johnson!
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Fuller Campus Center 2nd Floor Event Space (past the fitness center & game room)
Come say hello and hear Dr. Johnson’s welcome to families for this new academic year!

Join Dr. Tracey Pakstis, Associate Dean in Student Affairs & Dr. Chantelle Pseekos, Director of the Counseling Center for a lively and informative discussion centered around the many emotional, social, transitional and other experiences facing college students today. This is a great time to ask questions, hear from others, participate in the discussion, sit back and listen, and meet other families.

Brunch in the Becker College dining halls
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Both campus dining halls
*Please note: meals do not require pre-registration or tickets; families will pay at the door, students will use meal plan*

Family Fest & Farmer’s Market 2016
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Outside Fuller Campus Center, Leicester Campus (Rain location: inside Fuller Campus Center)
Join in on the fun of food trucks, music, novelties, vendors and our always popular local Farmer’s Market hosted through Chartwells! Enjoy shopping for local produce and fall favorites while enjoying music and watching the Cheer Team perform. 

Food Truck tickets* are $10 per person and will be exchanged when you arrive for a bracelet for unlimited food truck access!** Free registration also available, no food truck bracelet for Free Registration.

*Pre-registration was required for food truck bracelets, online registration closed: 9/16/16*

**Please note: food trucks are each set at a certain limit & will each be bringing a certain quantity of food. The food truck bracelets will be unlimited access as long as supplies last; once the food runs out at a truck, that truck food stop will close. First come, first serve for access at the fair (with bracelets!). 

Food trucks:
Dogfather (hot dogs & nachos)
Whoopie Wagon (whoopie pies, various flavors)
Press’N It (paninis)
Boston’s Baddest Burgers (burgers & other options)
Sarcastic Sweets (cupcakes, cookies & brownies)

Special Performance by the Becker Music Club
2:00 p.m.
Daniels Hall, Borger Academic Center, Leicester
Come enjoy a special performance by the Becker Music Club, showcasing their talent and skills!

Women’s Volleyball vs. Mass. Maritime
11:00 a.m.
Leicester Gymnasium, Leicester campus

Women’s Soccer vs. Mitchell
Noon
Alumni Turf Field, Leicester campus

Women’s Volleyball vs. Lyndon State
3:00 p.m.
Leicester Gymnasium, Leicester campus

Dinner in the Becker College dining halls
4:45 to 6:00 p.m.
Both campus dining halls
*Please note: meals do not require pre-registration or tickets; families will pay at the door, students will use meal plan*

Joey & Maria’s Comedy Italian Wedding Dinner Show presented by AKA Interactive Entertainment
6:30 p.m. REDUCED PRICE!! 

Spencer Country Inn, 500 Main Street, Spencer, MA 01562
Join us for an event full of comedy entertainment, dancing, singing, and delicious food!
“You’ll sing! You’ll dance! You’ll eat! You’ll laugh yourself silly!”
Tickets are $15 per person.* Seating is assigned for this
event.

*Pre-registration was required for food truck bracelets, online registration closed: 9/16/16*

Please visit http://www.becker.edu/student-life/casl/family-weekend-2016 for more information!

 

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