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I love the community here at Bethel. I knew I’d have great classes, but I never thought I would stumble upon a whole new family when I came to college. You can count on everyone to lend a helping hand.
Taylor McCabe-Juhnke ’12

Family Weekend

2014 Schedule

Friday, September 26
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Bethel Bookstore Open
Don’t forget to pick up your coupon when you check in for the weekend.
Schultz Student Center
4–6 p.m. Family Weekend Check-In
Receive a finalized schedule of the weekend, discount coupons and information about the area, and buy your tickets for Saturday lunch on the plaza ($7.00 per person—cash or check only) and the Saturday night show.
Schultz Student Center
7 p.m.–? Women’s Soccer
Watch the women’s soccer team as they take on Johnson & Wales University. No admission charge.
Thresher Stadium
Saturday, September 27
8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Check-In
Receive a finalized schedule of the weekend, discount coupons and information about the area, and buy your tickets for Saturday lunch on the plaza ($7.00 per person—cash or check only) and the Saturday night show.
Schultz Student Center
8:30–10 a.m. Continental Breakfast/Family Meet and Greet
Since your student is probably still snoozing, take this opportunity to get some breakfast and meet the families of other Bethel students. We’ll have Saturday morning cartoons on TV for any little ones with you. Sponsored by Mojo’s. Free.
Mojo’s
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Bethel Bookstore Open
Don’t forget to pick up your coupon when you check in for the weekend.
Schultz Student Center
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Art Gallery Open
Check out the newly renovated Robert W. Regier Art Gallery in the Luyken Fine Arts Center. The September show is "Prints by John Boyd." Admission is free.
Luyken Fine Arts Center
9:30–10:30 a.m. Parent Council Meeting — Parent-To-Parent Q&A
The Bethel College Parent Council is a meaningful way for parents to be involved in their student’s education. The goal is to help parents stay connected through events, communications and volunteer opportunities. Want to get tips from other parents? This session is for you! You will have a chance to meet parents of juniors and seniors, who will talk candidly about their experiences as Bethel College parents. There will be lots of time for Q&A, so bring your questions with you. All are invited.
Luyken Fine Arts Center
10:30–11:30 a.m. Bethel College—Present and Future
Join President Perry White to take a look at what the future holds for Bethel College. President White will walk you through some of the exciting things your student can expect during her/his time at Bethel College.
Krehbiel Auditorium
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch on the Plaza
Enjoy good Kansas BBQ with your family. Take this time to catch up with your student or meet some of the Bethel College faculty and staff.
Cost: $7/person (free for students on meal plan)—cash or check only. Tickets may be purchased at the check-in table in Schultz Student Center.
Centennial Plaza
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Campus Tours and Admissions Information
Want to see the residence halls? Campus tours will leave on the half hour during this time for anyone interested. If you have family members about to graduate high school or thinking of transferring to Bethel College, bring them by to talk to one of our admissions counselors. They will be happy to answer any questions.
The Plaza
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Family Pictures
Gather the family together for a photo taken by a professional photographer. A digital copy of the picture will be e-mailed to you to help you remember the weekend.
South Entry Plaza
1:30–4:30 p.m. Kauffman Museum Open
Bring the family over to check out Kauffman Museum. You will find something for both kids and adults. This is Smithsonian Museum Day and admission is free for Family Weekend participants.
Kauffman Museum
1:30 p.m.–? Football Game
The mighty Threshers take on Ottawa University. Go Threshers!
Cost at the gate: adults $6, seniors $5, students $3
Thresher Stadium
7 p.m.–? Hypnotist and Mentalist Michael C. Anthony
SEE the show or BE the show! Anthony’s style has been described as an avant-garde blend of the human psyche and eye-popping theater. This event is family-friendly and open to everyone.
Cost: General public $10, children 12 and under $5, Bethel faculty and staff $5, and Bethel students $2
Memorial Hall
Sunday, September 28
9:30–11:30 a.m. Family Weekend Church Service Bethel College Mennonite Church
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Brunch
Come to the cafeteria and enjoy our Sunday brunch, with omelets made to order and assorted sides and desserts. Pay at the door. Cost: $6.75/person
The Caf’
2–4 p.m. Art Gallery Open
Check out the newly renovated Robert W. Regier Art Gallery in the Luyken Fine Arts Center. The September show is Prints by John Boyd. Admission is free.
Luyken Fine Arts Center
3 p.m.–? Bethel College Wind Ensemble Concert
End Family Weekend with an awesome concert by the Bethel College Wind Ensemble. The concert is titled Wind Ensemble Plays the Classics II. No admission charge. (Freewill offering for Bethel music department)
Krehbiel Auditorium

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