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September 2012 News Releases

Washburn University hosts Family Day Sept. 29

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. 29, at Washburn University.

Events include:

7 a.m. Alumni Association Fun Run and Campus Walk, Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. $25 per runner; $15 per walker; children under age 12 are free. Register through Sept. 14 to guarantee T-shirt. Registrations day of event: $30 per runner; $20 per walker. Info: 785.670.1641 or

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ichabod Shop/Washburn Bookstore open. Annual Family Day sale of buy one, get one at half price* on Washburn-imprinted merchandise. Receive a free Ichabod Top Hat with a purchase of $75 or more. (*Good in Ichabod Shop only; half price on equal or lower price; and not good with any other offers.) Info: 785.670.1049

9:30 a.m. Information table, Memorial Union Lawn

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

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Picnic, Washburn Room, Memorial Union. Cost: $9.25 adults; $5.25 children ages 10 and younger. Info: 785.670.1154

11:30 a.m. Alumni Association football tailgate. North side of Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. Free to dues-paid members; $5 per person for non-members; free for children age 12 and under. Info: 785.670.1641

12:40 p.m. Pre-game show, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl.

1 p.m. Ichabods vs. Southwest Baptist University Bearcats, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. Family of the Year will be recognized at halftime. Info and tickets: 785.670.BODS or

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Mulvane Art Museum and ArtLab Family Day Event featuring “Paint America” and “Paint Washburn” exhibits. Info: 785.670.1124


Student activities and Greek life office, 785-670-1723
Student life office, 785-670-2100
Amanda Hughes, university relations, 785-670-2153