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    Calendar of events


    Kick-Off Carnival

    Inflatables, a farmers market and much more! Free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UA Mall

    Family Weekend Vendor Fair

    Free. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. UA Mall

    College and school luncheons, tours and meet-and-greets

    Get to know the faculty, and see the facilities your student uses. Free. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All over campus

    Parents and Family Association Annual Faculty and Staff Luncheon

    Arizona Board of Regents Chair Fred Boice will speak, and Gov. Janet Napolitano has been invited. Free to Parent Plus members; capacity for the event has been reached. Noon. SUMC, South Ballroom

    Open classes for UA families

    See what happens in your student’s classes! Free. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. All over campus

    Bear Down Friday

    ASUA presents an old-school pep rally for anyone who wants to get excited for the home football game on Saturday. Free. 5-7 p.m. Main Gate Square

    Read like a dean

    Meet some of the UA Deans and learn what they’re reading. UA faculty authors will also be on hand to autograph their books for parents. Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided. Free. 4:30-5:30 p.m. UofA Bookstore

    Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

    Capacity for this event has been reached. 7-9 p.m. SUMC, South Ballroom

    Up Late in Wilbur’s Underground

    Live entertainment, games and more! Free. 9 p.m. to midnight. SUMC, Wilbur’s Underground


    Recreation Center tournaments

    Up for some 2-on-2 basketball? Sign up in teams of two. Care for some racquetball? Play that, too. The tournament winners will win prizes. $5 per person. 9 a.m. Student Recreation Center

    Legacy Lunch

    A lunch and ceremony for parent alumni to pass along UA lapel pins to their student offspring. Lunch and pin are provided. $20 each. 11 a.m. to noon. SUMC, South Ballroom

    Pre-game tailgate party

    Free. 1-4 p.m. UA Mall

    Arizona vs. Stanford (football)

    Whatever else you do, you don’t want to miss the game! Tickets available through Arizona Athletics. 621-2287. 4 p.m. Arizona Stadium

    Family Weekend BBQ

    Celebrate UA athletics with Arizona Athletics, the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat, and the whole gang! Included with registration. After the game. UA Mall

    “”Solid Blues””

    UApresents hosts a series of great blues musicians, including Charlie Musselwhite, Joe Krown and the North Mississippi All-Stars. Tickets can be purchased at the Centennial Hall Box Office, or by phone at 621-3341. Student prices as low as $10! Centennial Hall

    Comedy Corner special

    Family Weekend-themed spectacular! Might not be suitable for the young ones. Free. 10 p.m. SUMC, Cellar restaurant


    Family Weekend Fun K!

    A running and walking tour of the UA campus. Free. 7:30 a.m. Registration Tent

    Mission to Mars brunch

    As your weekend winds down, enjoy brunch while Peter Smith tells you about the Phoenix Mars Lander, due to land on Mars next year. $20 for parents, $10 for students. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Student Union Memorial Center, Grand Ballroom

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