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October 18, 2002 Volume 18, Number 6


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Western's Family Weekend Events Kick Off Oct. 25

"Oh, the Places You Will Go..." is the theme for Western's 2002 Family Weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25-27.

Families can enjoy the comic antics of The Second City National Touring Company at the 7:30 Saturday, Oct. 26 headline performance in Western Hall; play in a family golf scramble or participate in a 5K fun; make a music video; get that family portrait taken; catch exciting collegiate athletic events; and enjoy great meals.

Family Weekend event tickets are on sale through the University Union Box Office, telephone 298-1254. Box Office hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays. Master Card, Visa and Discover are accepted.

Tickets for the Second City are $14 for floor seats, $12 lower bleachers and $10 balcony for the public; and $10, $8 and $6 for students.

To order tickets (reserved seating $14, general admission $10) for the Fighting Leathernecks 1:05 p.m. Saturday football game vs. Youngstown State at Hanson Field, contact the Athletic Ticket Office, telephone 298-1190. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays.

The weekend of events kicks off Friday, Oct. 25. Be sure to check out all of the scheduled activities at the Wacky Western Information Station in the Union Concourse, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

Contact the Office of Student Activities, telephone 298-3232, or visit the website at for more information about Family Weekend.

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