Families Journey to JBU for Annual Weekend

Siloam Springs, Ark. (February 15, 2010) - Parents and siblings of students will have the opportunity to experience John Brown University during the annual Family Weekend, Feb. 19-20.

The activities begin Friday with a chapel service featuring President Chip Pollard and the opportunity to see firsthand what a JBU class is like.

A comedy theater presentation of “Leaving Iowa” will be presented at 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday in Jones Recital Hall. “The play is a postcard to anyone who has ever found himself or herself driving alone on a road, revisiting fond memories of his or her youth.” Call 479-524-7382 to reserve tickets.

Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. parents are invited to an open house at the Pollard’s house. Families can also eat a special brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Kresge Dining Hall.

Saturday is sports-filled with a rugby match at 11 a.m., a women’s basketball game at 1 p.m., and a men’s basketball game at 3 p.m.

The weekend will culminate with the highly anticipated student Talent and Variety Show on Saturday night. Identical performances are at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for $1 on campus.

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