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Join the Fun at Family Weekend 2009 - 7/24/2009

Marian University will host Family Weekend on September 19-20, 2009. This year is historic for the institution as the Knights football team will play their first season at St.Vincent Health Field.
Special Advisory for this day: due to the Indiana Sports Corporation Corporate Challenge cycling event at the Velodrome, northbound traffic on Cold Spring Road will be restricted at 30th Street. Campus visitors with university parking tags are advised to use 38th Street to access Cold Spring Road and enter campus at the north entrance near Allison Mansion. Visitors without parking tags should plan to park at the Lake Sullivan Sports Complex (Velodrome), where shuttles to and from campus are available. Velodrome parking is $5.

From sporting events to live entertainment by Dueling Pianos International to performances of Evita by the Indianapolis Civic Theatre, the weekend will be a fun time for students and families to re-connect. There is no charge to attend, but families are asked to R.S.V.P. by Friday, September 11.

Schedule of main events:
Saturday, September 19:
9 a.m.  Family Welcome Breakfast
Allison Mansion
Hear from Marian University’s president, Daniel J. Elsener, and meet other families and friends who are on campus for Family Weekend 2009. Breakfast is free, but an R.S.V.P. is required.
12:40 p.m. Dedication of St.Vincent Health Field
1 p.m.  Opening Football Game
St.Vincent Health Field
Cheer for the Marian University Knights as they take on Grand View University in their first season game ever to be played on St.Vincent Health Field.
8 p.m. Evita*
Indianapolis Civic Theatre in Marian Hall
A dynamic musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Tim Rice based on the life of Eva Perón and her journey from poverty to become the wife of Argentine dictator Juan Perón.
8:30 p.m. Dueling Pianos
Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library Auditorium
Sing, clap, and dance to a sing-along show with the hilariously zany pianists from Dueling Pianos International.
Sunday, September 20
2 p.m.  Evita*
Indianapolis Civic Theatre in Marian Hall
*To purchase tickets for any Evita performance, please call the Indianapolis Civic Theatre box office at 317.923.4597. Mention that you are with Marian University’s Family Weekend and receive a 25 percent discount on your tickets for any Evita performance between September 11-27, 2009.
For more information and a complete listing of events, visit or contact Bethany Wall in the Office of Student Activities at 317.955.6386 or