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Family Day on October 15 and 16 Offers Wide Array of Events

Date Released: 10/12/2010

A jazz brunch, reception with the President, art exhibits, sports events, Broadway follies, and Chekhov's "Three Sisters" are among the events planned. Click for details.

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15

 

Family Shabbat Service and Dinner

6:00pm—Shabbat Service, Campus Center North (basement level) Rm. 0024

7:15 pm—Kosher Dinner, Student Services Building Red Room

 

RSVP requested for dinner: rabbimike@hillelsofwestchester.org

Sponsored by Hillels of Westchester

 

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16

 

Check-In/Registration for Family Day

10:00am-12:00pm—Main Dining Hall, Upper Mezzanine

Check in and/or register for Family Day 2010.  Schedules, coupons, nametags and other goodies will be distributed!

 

Family Day Jazz Brunch

10:30am-12:00pm—Main Dining Hall

Enjoy a free family day brunch with your student!  Meet college administrators while listening to live jazz performed by Purchase College students!

 

EOP/MAP Open House

11:00am-1:00pm—Student Services Building, 2nd Floor

EOP/MAP staff will be meeting and greeting families, friends and alumni of EOP and MAP programs.  Refreshments will be provided.

 

Women’s Soccer Game

12:00pm—Soccer Fields

Cheer our Panther women on as they face NYU-Poly!

 

Neuberger Museum of Art

12:00pm-5:00pm

Enjoy the many art exhibits on your own time as you explore this renowned museum!

 

Men’s Blue vs. Orange Baseball Game

1:00pm—Baseball Field

Cheer on our Panther men as they play in this league Blue vs. Orange game!

 

Performing Arts Center Backstage Tour

2:00pm—Tour leaves from Performing Arts Center ticket booth

 

Chekhov’s  “Three Sisters”

2:00pm—Performing Arts Center, PepsiCo Theatre

One of the greatest plays of the modern era, Chekhov's drama traces the lives of the Prozorov family as they marry the wrong people, fall in love at the wrong time and try to discern the meaning of existence.

 

Tickets cost  $17.50 for adults and $12.50 for seniors.  They can be pre-purchased here or bought at the ticket booth in the Performing Arts Center.  For more information, visit www.artscenter.org.

 

Afternoon Tea at the Maass Gallery

3:00pm-4:00pm—Maass Gallery, Visual Arts Building

Enjoy tea and light snacks while mingling with the President and Deans.  Enjoy classical music performed by Purchase College students and view the current art exhibit!

 

Fall Out

7:00pm-12:00am—Student Center

More information TBA

 

The Broadway follies of 2010

8:00pm—Dance Theatre Lab , Dance Building

Featuring the musicals A Chorus Line, West Side Story, Chicago, Annie, and Hairspray!

Presented by the Dance Conservatory's Class of 2011

  

Chekhov’s  “Three Sisters”

8:00pm—Performing Arts Center, PepsiCo Theatre

One of the greatest plays of the modern era, Chekhov's drama traces the lives of the Prozorov family as they marry the wrong people, fall in love at the wrong time and try to discern the meaning of existence.

 

Tickets cost  $17.50 for adults and $12.50 for seniors.  They can be pre-purchased here or bought at the ticket booth in the Performing Arts Center.  For more information, visit www.artscenter.org.

 

 

**Events may change.  Final schedule will be distributed at check-in**

 

 

OTHER FAMILY DAY ACTIVITIES

 

The Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens at PepsiCo

7:00am-7:00pm—Enter at PepsiCo main gate, across from SUNY Purchase campus entrance

The Donald M. Kendall sculpture gardens began in 1965 and now consist of 45 works by major twentieth century artists.  The sculpture and gardens exist in harmony on approximately 168 acres of carefully tended landscape.