Date Time Location Event Description
10/4 8:00am-6:00pm University Center University Bookstore Stop by to browse and stock up on all the latest Warrior gear for fall.
10/4 5:00 p.m.-Saturday, 10/5 at Noon Stony Acres Commuter Council Sibling Retreat

Join Commuter Council for its annual Retreat and show your siblings how much fun Warriors can have outdoors. The overnight event includes a bonfire, food, glow-in-the-dark capture the flag, a challenge course, and other activities. Due to limited space registration is required in the SAA Office (University Center, Room #223). Minimum age is 13 years old. This event is free for ESU students and the first 30 siblings to sign up. For more information email commuter@esu.edu.

10/4 6:00-8:00 pm Warren E. '55 & Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center, Lower Level Museum and Film

Enjoy a tour of our Schisler Museum and a film in McMunn Planetarium. All ages welcomed. $5 per person (ESU students free).

10/4 7-7:45 pm & 8-8:45 pm Mattioli Recreation Center Glow and Flow Yoga

Glow & flow yoga is more than just a yoga class! Wear white or fluorescent clothing, as the room will be filled with black lights. We will provide you with glow sticks and glow in the dark body paint! Glow and flow yoga is filled with stretching and yoga postures to help increase flexibility as well as relax and strengthen the mind and body. This class is open to all levels and families are welcome! Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your preferred session and ask for a ticket from the front desk.

10/5 9:00-11:00 am Stroud Walkway Family Weekend Welcome Station

Visit our welcome station to pick up information on today’s events, East Stroudsburg’s Pickle Festival, PSECU and information on local attractions.

10/5 9:00 am - 4:00 pm University Center ESU Warrior Can Food Drive

As part Family Weekend, please bring a donation of any non-perishable food items and toiletries for our Warrior Food Pantry. The Warrior Food Pantry is a program to support students that are in need of a food source during the academic year. This initiative was developed out of the need to ensure that students can obtain necessary food for their well-being. Participants will be entered in a giveaway.

10/5 9:00-11:00 am Henry K. Ahnert Alumni Center

Alumni Legacy Breakfast and Pinning Ceremony with President Marcia Welsh, Ph.D.

The ESU Alumni Association Board of Directors invites alumni parents and family members of students to a breakfast reception at the Henry A. Ahnert Alumni Center for the annual Pinning Ceremony with President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. Families and students will receive a special pin inducting them into the ESU Legacy Program and have a photo taken with the President.

10/5 9:00 am-1:00 pm College Circle Classic Car Show

Classic car enthusiasts can expect a great show of collector cars provided by the Monroe County Cruisers.

10/5 9:00am-6:00pm University Center University Bookstore Stop by to browse and stock up on all the latest Warrior gear for fall.
10/5 10:00 am-Noon Sycamore Suites Health and Wellness Center Open House

Join the faculty and staff from Counseling & Psychological Services, OASIS, & Wellness Education and Prevention for musical chairs and hula hoop contests. Come hear about the services and programs our Health and Wellness Department offers and say hello to one of our therapy dogs.

10/5 10:00 am-Noon Gessner Hall, Room 117 Bloomburg Finance Lab

Come experience ESU’s Bloomberg Finance Lab. This lab features several Bloomberg terminals used by leading business and financial professionals worldwide. The Bloomberg terminal is a computer software system that enables its users to monitor and analyze real-time global financial market data.

10/5 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Warren E. '55 & Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center, Lower Level Museum and Film

Take an out-of-this-world trip with a film in the McMunn Planetarium and see how the solar system got its start. Then head over to the Schisler Museum to explore wildlife and natural history from around the world. Admission includes museum and planetarium. ESU Students: free; ESU families: $5 per person.

10/5 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CREATE Lab, Stroud Hall 107 CREATE Lab Family Project

Come by the CREATE Lab to experience the interactive space and to do a fun arts and crafts project with your family.

10/5 12:05 pm Eiler-Martin Stadium Football v. Millersville Wear your red and black to show your Warrior pride! Chair back: $15; General Admission – Adults: $10; Children & Senior Citizens: $5; ESU Students & Faculty w/ a valid Ecard: Free.
10/5 Noon-5:00 pm Crystal Street, East Stroudsburg Pickle Me Poconos Festival

Interested in a deep-fried pickle or perhaps some other surprise pickle delicacy? Stop by and become familiar with your local community businesses! The Pocono Chamber of Commerce (Pocono Leaders of Tomorrow, Committee), the East Stroudsburg Community Alliance, and the Borough of East Stroudsburg invite all students, families and friends to Pickle Me Poconos 2019 on Crystal Street in East Stroudsburg (just a few blocks away from campus). Admission to Pickle Me Poconos is FREE, and we’ll have plenty of vendors serving up crafts and food items for you to enjoy. Visit Pickle Me Poconos on Facebook or call the Chamber office at (570) 421-4433 for more information.

10/5 3:00-5:00 pm Main Quad (in front of Laurel Hall) Warrior Bash

Join us as we celebrate our ESU pride! Come enjoy face painting, music, a caricature artist, arts and crafts and more including a Veterans Interactive Exhibit and make-your-own pet pillows (sponsored by CAB)

10/5 3:30 pm Whitenight Field Field Hockey v. Mercyhurst Wear your Warrior Gear! Adults: $8; Children & Senior Citizens: $4; ESU Students & Faculty w/ a valid Ecard: Free.
10/5 6:30 pm Koehler Fieldhouse Women's Volleyball v. Mercyhurst Wear your Warrior Gear! Adults: $8; Children & Senior Citizens: $4; ESU Students & Faculty w/ a valid Ecard: Free.
10/5 6:30 pm Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts Warrior Family Bingo Once again, ESU is proud to present the Family Weekend tradition of Warrior Bingo! Come out and win some fabulous ESU prizes! Free to play and fun for all ages!
10/6 9:00 am-1:00 pm University Center University Bookstore Stop by and pick up the latest gear!
10/6 1:00 pm Eiler-Martin Stadium Women's Soccer v. Lock Haven Make sure you wear your Warrior gear! Adults: $8; Children & Senior Citizens: $4; ESU Students, Faculty, & Staff w/ a valid Ecard: Free
10/6 3:30 pm Eiler-Martin Stadium Men's Soccer v. Lock Haven Rock that red and black! Adults: $8; Children & Senior Citizens: $4; ESU Students & Faculty w/ a valid Ecard: Free.
10/6 10:30 am Stony Acres Warrior Family Challenge

The event will consist of ropes course/challenges that give families the opportunity to work together to solve problems while building group cohesion with other families. The program fee of $12/person includes lunch. All participants must have health insurance. Pre-registration is required and must be completed by Thursday, October 3 at esu.edu/stonyacres. Directions can be found on the Stony Acres website.

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Please contact Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence with any questions about these resources for parents & families.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Reibman Building 121
Phone:
(570) 422-3463
Fax:
(570) 422-3410 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Vice President Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence
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