Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Port-Sky Café open from 7:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
  • Book Store open from 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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Check-in and Registration

6:00–9:00 p.m.
Laurel Pavilion

Welcome to Family Weekend! Pick up your family weekend registration items, an updated schedule, and a complimentary spirit pack. Family Weekend shirts will be available while supplies last. Limit three per student ID.

We will also collect non-perishable food items for Ivyside Eats, the campus food pantry. Popular items include cereal, macaroni and cheese, Chef Boyardee, or other quick meals. Monetary donations will also be accepted.

Meet the Lions

7:00–9:00 p.m.
Adler Athletic Complex Arena

Celebrate the beginning of men's and women's basketball season here at Penn State Altoona. The event features the introductions of our NCAA Division III men's and women's basketball and spirit teams. Come out and watch these student-athletes compete in skills contests, including a three-point shootout and a dunk contest!

There will also be opportunities for fans to win giveaways and take part in a variety of contests, including shooting contests, relay races, and more! Don't miss the chance to check our Adler Arena in action and cheer on our Penn State Altoona Lion basketball teams as they embark on their promising seasons. Also, for all the "kids" out there, this may be a chance to meet a real "Nittany Lion" as well!

Movie Night: Unstoppable

7:30 p.m.
Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center

Join the Penn State Altoona chapter of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) as they host a viewing of the movie Unstoppable, starring Denzel Washington.

Variety Comedian: John Cassidy

9:00 p.m.
Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center

Get ready for side-splitting comedy as John Cassidy takes the stage for his eclectic and innovative variety show. Come watch this high-energy performance of comedy, magic, and weird things with balloons! This is something that you will not soon forget!

Next: Saturday, October 8, 2022