Parent and Family Programs

Sibs N Kids Weekend
April 15, 16, and 17, 2011

Register for Sibs N Kids

Join us for the Thirteenth Annual Sibs N Kids Weekend held on April 15, 16 and 17, 2011! This weekend is especially designed for the siblings, children, and friends of BGSU students and staff. Throughout the weekend there are many fun activities and exciting opportunities to explore campus and interact with members of the campus community. Most of the activities are free for siblings and students. Check out our schedule of events listed below and make sure to register anyone who will be attending on this exciting weekend! We look forward to seeing you!

Friday, April 15th

BGSU Women’s Tennis vs. Eastern Michigan Presented by BGSU Athletics
1:00pm
Keefe Tennis Courts
Come out to support the BGSU Women’s Tennis team as they take on Eastern Michigan!

BGSU Baseball vs. University of Toledo
Presented by BGSU Athletics
3:00pm
Stellar Field
Come cheer on the Falcon Baseball team as they take on our I-75 rivals, the University of Toledo!

Sibs N Skates  Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
6:00-8:00pm
BGSU Ice Arena
Sibs N Kid's event Kickoff!  It may be spring but it’s always fun to ice skate!  Free admission for all and free skate rental for sibs!

The Quince Ensemble
Presented by BGSU School of Music
Happy Badger Cafe-
331 N. Main Street, Bowling Green
Quince performs live on the lawn for a dinner show @ 6pm. 
Show will be moved inside to the stage if weather does not cooperate.  
Reservations 419-352-0706

Football Spring Game
 Presented by BGSU Athletics
7:00pm
Doyt Perry Stadium
Come see the first preview of the 2011 BGSU Football Team at the annual Spring Game!

“Tangled”
Movie Showing Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
8:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theatre
Watch the adorable Disney take on Rapunzel!

Rock Climbing
Presented by the Department of Recreation and Wellness
8:00 - 10:00pm
Student Recreation Center
Ascend the 35 foot rock wall at the Rec!  Admission is free for all!

Bunnicula
Presented by the Department of Theatre and Film
8:00pm
Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall
An adaptation, Bunnicula is based on the children's book series written by James Howe and his late wife Deborah about a vampire bunny that sucks the juice out of vegetables.
To order tickets call the Department of Theatre and Film box office at 419-372-2719.

I Love the 90s Video Dance Party
Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
9:00-11:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Ballroom
Jam out to your favorite 90's tunes and watch the music videos to go along with it!

Wonders of the Universe Planetarium Show
Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
10:00pm
Astronomy Building - Physical Science Laboratory Room 112
See how amazing the stars and planets are in this breathtaking show at the Planetarium!

Saturday, April 16th

BGSU Women’s Golf Falcon Invitational
Presented by BGSU Athletics
All Day
Stone Ridge Golf Course
Come support the Lady Falcons as they compete in their last tournament of the season!

Lucy Long and the Rootcellar String Band Presented by
Happy Badger Cafe
All Day
Happy Badger Cafe - 331 N. Main Street 
Blue Grass Music, Fun Henna Tattoos, and real Tarot Card readings from Billie Tulk.  

Under the Big Tent
Presented by the Resident Student Association
10:00am-2:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom and Multipurpose Room
Come join us at the annual carnival put on by the Resident Student Association for fun games, giant inflatable toys, food and prizes!

Jugglemania
Presented by the Juggling Club
10:00am-2:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Ever wanted to learn how to juggle? Watch the experts of the Juggling Club and learn the tricks of the trade!

Try on a New Style
Presented by the African Peoples Association
10:00am-2:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theatre Lounge
Come experience the African culture by trying on authentic African costumes and take home pictures of yourself in your brand new garb!

Just Dance! With Elem3nt
Presented by Elem3nt Dance Team
10:00am-3:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Room 207
Come dance your heart out with Elem3nt Dance team! There will be all sorts of fun and prizes!

See all of BG! Campus Tour
Presented by the Office of Admissions
10:00am - Information Session, 11:00am - Campus Tour
McFall Center
Thinking about becoming a Falcon and want to know more about BGSU? Stop by the McFall Center to watch an information session or join a campus tour!

Hogwarts comes to BG
Presented by the BG Marauders
10:30am-1:00pm
Intramural Fields
Race around campus to free Freddie and Frieda from the Death Eaters’ clutches and get a chance to watch BGSU’s very own Quidditch Team and learn how to play Quidditch!

Kite Bright
Presented by the University Activities Organization
11:00am-1:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Tables - 1st floor
Everyone can come and decorate their own kites and get a chance to fly them above the treetops of BGSU!

Dr. Seuss Celebration
Presented by Early Childhood Education Organization
11:00am-3:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Room 315
Join in on making Dr. Seuss themed crafts, playing games and other activities!

Petting Zoo Presented by the University Activities Organization
11:00am-2:00pm
Carillon Park
This is not your typical petting zoo!  Come check out the exotic animals that have found their way to BGSU!

University Lawn Field Day Presented by Omega Phi Alpha and the Drama Club (Theta Phi Alpha)
12:00-3:00pm
University Lawn
Omega Phi Alpha and Theta Phi Alpha present fun for all ages including kickball, races, and so much more! Come run and play for part of the day!

Come Play with PLA Presented by President’s Leadership Academy
12:00-3:00pm
University Lawn
Sidney A. Ribeau President’s Leadership Academy presents the sibling obstacle course challenge! Come play with PLA!!!

Sibs N Kids Spring Picnic Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee and Sponsored by Coca-Cola
1:00-4:00pm
University Lawn
Come on out for burgers and more on University Lawn! Enjoy food, fun, and games!

Falcon Marching Band Instrument Petting ZooPresented by Tau Beta Sigma
1:00-3:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Room 314
Visit the Falcon Marching Band instrument petting zoo to touch, see, and hear BGSU’s very own marching band and create your very own instrument!

BGSU Women’s Tennis vs. ToledoPresented by BGSU Athletics
1:00pm
Keefe Tennis Courts
Come out to support the Lady Falcons team as they take on our rivals in blue and gold!

BGSU Baseball vs. University of ToledoPresented by BGSU Athletics
1:00pm
Stellar Field
Come cheer on the Falcon Baseball team as they take on Toledo for the second time!

Olympics^2
Presented by Conklin Hall Council
2:00 - 4:00pm
Alumni Mall
Partner up with your sib as you compete together in fun field day games.  Bring clothes to get wet in.

Bunnicula
Presented by the Department of Theatre and Film
2:00pm and 8:00pm
Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall
An adaptation, Bunnicula is based on the children's book series written by James Howe and his late wife Deborah about a vampire bunny that sucks the juice out of vegetables.
To order tickets call the Department of Theatre and Film box office at 419-372-2719.

“Tangled” Movie Showing
Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
4:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theatre
Another chance to watch the adorable Disney take on Rapunzel!

T-Shirt Tie Dye
Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
5:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Tables
Make your Sibs N Kids T-shirts super groovy by tie-dying it at the Union!

Dueling Pianos
Presented by the University Activities Organization
7:30-9:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Come sing, clap, and party with Dueling Pianos in this interactive concert for Sibs N Kids of all ages!

“Tangled” Movie Showing
Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
8:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theatre
Yet another chance to watch the adorable Disney take on Rapunzel!

Movie at the Doyt
Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
9:30pm
Doyt Perry Football Stadium
Come watch Disney and Pixar’s “Up” and enjoy some free popcorn on the lawn of the football stadium!

Wonders of the Universe Planetarium Show
Presented by the Sibs N Kids Committee
10:00pm
Astronomy Building - Pysical Science Laboratory Room 112
See how amazing the stars and planets are in this breathtaking show at the Planetarium!

Sunday, April 17th

BGSU Women’s Golf Falcon Invitational Presented by BGSU Athletics
All Day
Stone Ridge Golf Course
Round 2 of the Lady Falcons' last tournament of the season!

Sibs N Seuss Brunch
Presented by the University Activities Organization
10:00am-1:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Eat Green Eggs and Ham, Go Fishing to find One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, create and take home your own Seuss Character, Play Dr. Seuss Trivia Games and more!

BGSU Baseball vs. University of Toledo
Presented by BGSU Athletics
1:00pm
Stellar Field
Come cheer on the Falcon Baseball team as they take on Toledo for the third day in a row!

Piccadilly Circus
Presented by BGSU Athletics
1:00, 3:30 and 6:00pm 
Anderson Arena
Agile acrobats!  Motorcycle Madness! Clumsy Clowns!  Join the family fun and exciting entertainment as the circus takes on the big top.

Bunnicula
Presented by the Department of Theatre and Film
2:00pm
Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall
An adaptation, Bunnicula is based on the children's book series written by James Howe and his late wife Deborah about a vampire bunny that sucks the juice out of vegetables.
To order tickets call the Department of Theatre and Film box office at 419-372-2719.