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    Calendar: Fun for the weekend



    Forgot to register for Family Weekend? No worries. A registration tent will be out on the UA Mall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Open classes

    Where: On campus

    When: All day

    Show Mom and Dad how hard you work by taking them to class with you. Families can sit in on classes today, but check with your professor beforehand to make sure there is enough room.

    Wildcat World Fair

    Where: UA Mall

    When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Bring your friends and family out for the Wildcat World Fair. Vendors and club tents will be set up all around the Mall, so grab some food and enjoy the performances.

    Wildcat Pool Party

    Where: Student Recreation Center

    When: 2 to 4 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Take a dip in the newly renovated Student Recreation Center pool and mingle with other families at the Wildcat Pool Party. Enjoy music, food, free giveaways and contests as you cool down with your family. Families can also register for Saturday’s Rec Center tournaments.

    Rainbow Family Reception

    Where: Student Union Memorial Center, Union Gallery, 3rd floor

    When: 3 to 5 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Meet lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied students and staff and enjoy coffee, tea and snacks provided by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona Pride Alliance and LGBTQ Affairs. Discover more about the resources for LGBTQ and allied students available at the UA.

    Bear Down Friday

    Where: Main Gate Square

    When: 5 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Gear up in your red and blue and show the folks how the Wildcats bear down. Bring the whole family down to the old-fashioned pep rally on University Boulevard, hosted by ASUA.

    Comedy Corner and Game Night

    Where: Student Union Memorial Center, Cellar Bistro

    When: 9 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Need a laugh? Head down to Cellar Bistro and prepare to be entertained by Comedy Corner, the nation’s oldest college sketch comedy troupe. The show could include some adult humor, so it may be best not to bring the little ones. Arcade games, pool and ping-pong are also available across the hall in the Cellar Games Room.

    _Double feature _

    Where: Gallagher Theater

    When: 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday

    Cost: $3

    “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” and “Super 8” will play on the UA’s silver screen this weekend. Stop by the box office in the Student Union Memorial Center for more information.


    Where: Steward Observatory

    When: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

    Cost: Included with registration

    Weather permitting, stop by the Steward Observatory and take a glance at the galaxy through the 21-inch telescope.


    Legacy Lunch

    Where: Student Union, Rincon Room

    When: 12 p.m.

    Cost: $20 per person

    Are your parents Wildcats? Then stop by the Rincon Room for lunch and a ceremony where parent alumni can pass down their UA lapel pins to their students. Pins are included.

    UA Parents and Family Association Tailgate

    Where: UA Mall

    When: 3 p.m.

    Cost: Included with registration or $15/adult, $5/student
    Prepare to bear down against the Oregon Ducks at the tailgate. It will feature live music, food, fun and giveaways. Don’t miss the end-of-the-night fireworks show.


    Send-off Brunch

    Where: Student Union Memorial Center Ballroom

    When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Cost: Included with registration or $25/adult, $12/student
    Say goodbye to the family over brunch and listen to a keynote speaker.

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