Angelo State Family Day Festivities
Relatives of Angelo State University students are invited to campus this Saturday, Oct. 3, for Family Day, a day of special activities that will culminate with the Rams’ football game against Midwestern State University.
Sponsored by the ASU Student Life Office, Family Day will include participation by a number of campus and student organizations. The activities are free for students and their families.
The day will begin with “Breakfast with the VP” at 8 a.m. at the Plaza Verde residence hall, featuring Dr. Javier Flores, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management. At 9 a.m., the West Texas Collection’s traveling exhibit, “Clipped: Sheep Shearers and the West Texas Wool Industry,” will open for viewing until noon in the Houston Harte University Center.
Also in the University Center at 10 a.m., the RAMbassadors will offer “Sibling Tours” of the campus, while University Recreation will open the Ben Kelly Center for Human Performance to families of students, so they can try out such features as the 40-foot indoor rock-climbing wall.
For those wanting to see more of the city, ASU’s Multicultural Center will offer guided tours of San Angelo, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. and tours departing at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon. The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St., will also be open for free tours every 30 minutes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At noon, students and their families are invited to the Meat and Greek complimentary barbecue hosted by ASU Greek Life and the ASU Meat and Food Science Association at the Food Service Center, followed by a family-oriented festival at the ASU Pavilion.
The student chapter of the American Chemical Society will dazzle with its Chemistry Magic Show at 2 p.m., followed by the Physics Show presented by the ASU chapter of the Society of Physics Students. Both shows will be in the Plaza Verde Clubhouse.
At 4 p.m., the ASU Planetarium will present a free screening of the full-dome astronomy show, “Secret Lives of Stars,” highlighting the life cycles and diversity of stars. At 4:30, the ASU Alumni Association will host Ram Jam at the LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center, featuring music from Natalie Stovall and The Drive, sponsored by the University Center Program Council.
Family Day will conclude with the opportunity to cheer for the Rams football team at 7 p.m. at LeGrand Stadium at 1st Community Credit Union Field.
More information is available online at familyday.angelo.edu