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Family Weekend

10/14 - 10/16.

Orientation & Family Programs & Services, (703) 993-2475, orientu@gmu.edu

Web Site

 

National Coming Out Week

Office of Diversity Programs & Services, (703) 993-2700

 

Hispanic Heritage Month

Enjoy events celebrating Hispanic heritage all month long.

Office of Diversity Programs and Services, (703) 993-2700

 

HIV/AIDS Awareness Month

Learn more about HIV and AIDS with events all month long.

Office of Alcohol, Drug & Health Education, (703) 993-3687

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Learn more about breast cancer with events all month long.

Office of Alcohol, Drug & Health Education, (703) 993-3687

8:45 am - 10 am

MS in Technology Management/ MS in Management of Secure Information Systems Information Session

Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel

Learn more about the School of Management’s MS in Technology Management  and the interdisciplinary MS in Management of Secure Information Systems.

Melissa Terrio, (703) 993-5641, mterrio@gmu.edu, School of Management - Executive Programs

Web Site

9 am

Family Weekend 2011: Mason on Location-Gunston Hall

Shenandoah Parking Circle (Formerly Sandy Creek)

A trip to George Mason's Home, Gunston Hall. Cost includes transportation and a tour of Gunston hall.

$10; $5

Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

Web Site

9 am

Family Weekend 2011: DC Bus Tour

Shenandoah Parking Circle (Formerly Sandy Creek)

Participants have the opportunity to select the stops on the tour so be sure to pre-register to take part in creating your own DC adventure.  Cost includes transportation and a guided tour.

Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Family Weekend 2011: Community Service-Reston Interfaith

Johnson Center, Room C

Volunteers will put together snack packs to be distributed to low-income children in an afterschool program.

Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

Web Site

9 am - 3 pm

OCPE Seminar: Human Resource Management Certificate

Arlington Campus

Saturdays, 10/15-12/3. Location emailed upon registration.

$1175

Office of Continuing Professional Education, (703) 993-2109

Web Site

9:30 am - 5:30 pm

S-CAR Symposium

Arlington Campus, Truland Building, Room 555

Assessing the Deadlock in the Nargorno-Karabakh Peace Process: Breaking the Impasse Series Symposium. Co-Chairs: Professor Susal Allen Nan, S-CAR, George Mason University, and Eileen Babbitt, Fletcher School.

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, (703) 993-1300, gmesciog@gmu.edu

Web Site

12 pm

Graduate Percussion Recital: Beth Morgan

de Laski Performing Arts Building, Room 3001

School of Music, (703) 993-1380

Web Site

1 pm

5v5 Intramural Basketball Tournament

Recreation and Athletic Complex

Grab some friends and find out who the real King of the Court is.  Free drinks courtesy of Powerade and Fuze.  Online registration ends October 12.  Captains Meeting is October 13 at 9:00 pm in the Aquatic and Fitness Center.

Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-3939

Web Site

2 pm

Family Weekend 2011: Book Presentation Featuring Dave Isay

Johnson Center, Cinema

The book featured this year is Listening Is an Act of Love, by StoryCorps founder, Dave Isay.

Orientation and Family Programs, (703) 993-2475, orientu@gmu.edu

Web Site

2 pm - 5 pm

Family Weekend 2011: FunZone

Johnson Center, Bistro

Mason students and families can bring their siblings to enjoy carnival games, Wii games, giveaways and more with members of Mason student organizations.  Members of the Undergraduate English Society will be reading The Pumpkin Patch to those in attendance.

Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

Web Site

3 pm

Mason Football v. Stevens Tech

RAC Field

Seaboard Conference Game.

Matt Dyson, (703) 993-3466, mdyson1@gmu.edu

Web Site

3 pm - 7 pm

Six Week Series in Argentine Tango

Johnson Center, Dance Studio

Argentine Tango. A 6-week series starting October 15. Registration required.

Katarzyna Rogawska, krogawsk@gmu.edu

Web Site

3:30 pm

Family Weekend 2011: Wine Tasting

Nguyen Engineering Building, Atrium

Learn more about featured wines and enjoy good conversation with fellow Mason families and other guests.  Pre-registration is required as this event will cap at 350 guests.

Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

Web Site

5 pm

Family Weekend 2011: Mason Family BBQ and Gameshow

Johnson Center, Atrium

Enjoy a BBQ dinner and participate in the interactive game show, Think Fast, presented by TjohnE Entertainment.  Compete against other Mason families and answer trivia correctly to win $200.

Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

Web Site

6 pm

Women's Volleyball Mason vs. Hofstra

Recreation and Athletic Complex (RAC)

Free pink t-shirt for students while supplies last.

Intercollegiate Athletics Ticket Office, (703) 993-3270

Web Site

6 pm

PB Film: Winnie the Pooh

Johnson Center, Cinema

During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Pooh convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by a creature named Backson and they set out to save him.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925

Web Site

8 pm

Concert: Branford Marsalis Quartet

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Performance of original compositions as well as modern jazz standards.

$48; $40; $24

Center for the Arts Box Office, (703) 993-8888

Web Site

8 pm

Comedy Show: Wanda Sykes

Patriot Center

Ranked among Entertainment Weekly's Top 25 Funniest People in America, Wanda Sykes has been featured on two HBO comedy specials, as well as several hit television shows on FOX, CBS, HBO and Comedy Central. Sykes has also been in several feature films including Evan Almighty and Monster-In-Law.

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$45; $35

Patriot Center Box Office, (703) 993-3000

Web Site

8 pm

Concert: Virginia Symphony - America the Beautiful

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall

Repertoire includes: Aaron Copland's Rodeo, God Bless America, Stars and Stripes Forever, and America the Beautiful.

$29; $24; $10

Hylton Performing Arts Center Box Office, (703) 993-7759

Web Site

8 pm

7 (x1) Samurai

de Laski Performing Arts Building, TheaterSpace, Room 105

Created and performed by David Gaines. In this unique, riveting and funny one man epic, David Gaines plays all the characters and all the action of Kurosawa's Seven Samurai - retold at comic breakneck pace.

$30; $15

Department of Theater, (703) 993-1120

Web Site

9 pm

PB Film: Friends with Benefits

Johnson Center, Cinema

While trying to avoid the clichés of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925

Web Site

10 pm - 11:30 pm

Family Weekend 2011: RATurday Night Live-Mason Idol Edition

Student Union Building I, The Rathskellar

Sing karaoke, grab a treat from the ice cream bar, or just relax with your family and friends at The Rathskellar.

Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

Web Site