All Welcome at Family Weekend, Oct. 14-16

Posted: October 5, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: October 5, 2011 at 1:01 pm

Orientation and Family Programs and Services (OFPS) invites all Mason faculty and staff members to join them for Family Weekend Oct. 14-16.

The selection of events includes:

  • Comedian Wanda Sykes (Oct. 15, 8 p.m./tickets required)
  • BBQ and game show (Oct. 15, 5 p.m.)
  • Wine tasting (Oct. 15, 3:30 p.m.)
  • Mason Madness (Oct. 14, 9:30 p.m./Pre-Mason Madness Celebration, 7:30 p.m.)
  • Book presentation featuring Dave Isay of StoryCorps (Oct. 15, 2 p.m.)
  • 5k run/walk (Oct. 16, 8 a.m.)
  • FunZone for kids (Oct. 15, 2-5 p.m.)

Registration is now open for Mason faculty and staff and their families. Visit the OFPS website for a tentative schedule of events and to register. Even if you are only able to attend one or two events, OFPS asks that you register so they have an accurate count of how many people will be attending. Registration closes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Note that certain events listed on the Family Weekend schedule require tickets and have a fee.

Be sure to like the George Mason Family Association page on Facebook to receive all updates on Family Weekend and other family programs and services.

For additional information, contact Kaitlin Oyler at

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