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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013:

SATURDAY CHECK IN and WELCOME RECEPTION
Agora, in the center of campus — 10 am — 2 pm

FARRELL COMMONS, MACDONALD HALL DINING CENTER and TREAT STREET
All three food venues are open for you to enjoy a meal or snack.

BARNES AND NOBLE CAMPUS STORE
Farrell Student & Community Center — 10 am — 6 pm

REGALIA: SUNY Delhi’s Gently Used Clothing Store
Farrell Student & Community Center — 1pm — 3 pm
Browse for bargains to benefit student scholarships.

FAMILY DAY GOLF OUTING
SUNY Delhi Golf Course — Tee times starting at 10:30 am
(Pre-Registration & Separate Fee Required)

DELHI’S COMMUNITY HARVEST FESTIVAL
Downtown Delhi — 10 am — 4 pm
Enjoy a fall festival of food, crafts activities, and over 60 local vendors on
Main Street and the quaint Village Green. (Shuttle service provided)

PUNCHY THE ROBOT   Watch Video >
Agora — 10 am — 1 pm
Prepare to be amazed as you are greeted by Punchy, the world’s most
interactive robot. Punchy will be waiting to pose for pictures, and answer
any questions you might have with his unique, mechanized sense of humor.

CHAIN SAW ARTIST DEMONSTRATION
Just listen for location! — 10 am — 3 pm
Art takes many forms...rip it up with this demonstration!

PLANTING WILDERNESS
Delaware County Historical Association Route 10, Delhi — 10 am — 4 pm
A look at the history of New York’s reforestation program, that began in
1902. (Shuttle service provided)

PERSONALIZED FAMILY DAY LASER SCRIBE PEN*
Library Cafe — 11 am — 4 pm
Take home a personalized keepsake from SUNY Delhi’s Centennial
Celebration created right before your eyes. Your name will be laser
inscribed on a high quality pen along with the SUNY Delhi Centennial logo.

CRUISE IN CAR SHOW
Auto Lab, Valley Campus — 11 am — 2 pm
Visit the Decker Automotive facility for a peek at vintage automobiles. Join
in judging “Best in Show”. (Shuttle service provided)

RIDE THE ROAMING RAILROAD   Watch Video >
Agora — 11 am — 3 pm
Enjoy a ride around campus on a trackless train. Fun for young and old.
The train departs from the Agora throughout the day.

BALLOON SCULPTURE ARTISTS
In front of Farrell Center and Gerry Hall — 11 am — 4 pm
Lighten up! Visit our balloon artists and take home a colorful Souvenir.

FAMILY PORTRAITS*
Farrell Student & Community Center Loft — 11 am — 4 pm
Take home a special remembrance of your visit and update your family
portrait. There will be two photographers to serve you, and you will receive
your new family photo, in a customized Family Day frame on the spot.

UNIVERSAL STAR REGISTRY*
Farrell Student & Community Center, 2nd floor — 11 am — 4 pm
Here’s a chance to claim your own piece of the Universe through the
Universal Star Registry. Name your own star, choose a constellation and
greeting, and receive a registered and laminated certificate that will allow
you to search for your very own star online.

DR. CUE’S TRICK SHOT SHOW   Watch Video >
DuBois Hall Main Lounge — 11 am — 4 pm
Meet the World’s Billiards Trick Shot Champion, Tom Rossman (a/k/a Dr.
Cue) for an amazing demonstration of trick shots and challenge matches
throughout the day. We guarantee that Dr. Cue’s trick shots will not only
amaze you but also keep you thoroughly entertained throughout the day.

FAMILY MOVIE
Farrell Student & Community Center, Okun Theatre — 11:30 am
Monsters University”, the summer’s great family flick!

SLOT CAR RACING*
Farrell Student & Community Center, Main Lobby — 11 am – 3 pm
Be a part of the hottest new craze that is sweeping the country, and control
your own 1/32 scale model racer in a competitive race against 7 other cars
and drivers. Compete against family members, or other visitors as you try
to be the first car past the checkered flag and into the winner’s circle.

TOM KESSENICH’S “SNAKES ALIVE!”
Murphy Hall Main Lobby — Noon — 3 pm
This is your chance to learn about and handle exotic reptiles, snakes, and
amphibians.

ICHABOB’S HORSE DRAWN CONVEYANCE*
Leaving from South Parking Lot I (by the track) — Noon — 4 pm
Experience the beauty of Fall in the Catskills while enjoying the ambience of
a horse-drawn wagon ride.

FAMILY FITNESS
Clark Field House — 10 am — 6 pm
Get pumped together in SUNY Delhi’s state-of-the-art Fitness Center.
Ages 16 and up only.

ASTIN ELLIS TRIO
Agora — 11 am — 2 pm
Stop for a few minutes and listen to the traditional Island sounds of steel
drums played by the Astin Ellis Trio from Trinidad.

HISTORIC CEMETERY TOUR*
Orchard Street, Delhi — 1 pm – 2 pm
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Woodland Cemetery and learn about some
amazing local history and facts along the way. Shuttle service departs from
in front of Bush Hall at 12:45.

MOM AND POP DIP
Kunsela Hall Pool — 1 pm — 5 pm
The whole family is invited to enjoy the college pool at no charge!

WOMEN’S SOCCER GAME
Upper Field by Bubble — 1 pm
Come cheer on the Broncos as they take on Broome Community College.

WOMEN’S TENNIS MATCH
Tennis Courts, by Clark Field House — 1 pm
Join Coach Mole and the tennis team after the match against SUNY
Adirondack for a reception with refreshments.

ROBERT CHANNINGS “MYSTERIES OF THE MIND”*
Farrell Student and Community Center, Okun Theatre — 1:30 pm — 2:30 pm
Returning by popular demand, psychic entertainer Robert Channing will
present his mind boggling, audience participation show full of personal
predictions, mind reading, and mentalism. Prepare to be amazed!

ACADEMIC HONORS RECEPTION
Alumni Hall — 2 pm
A special reception for families to enjoy with their students who have made
the Dean’s List.

ANDREW SIMMONS WILDLIFE SHOW*
Farrell Student and Community Center, Okun Theatre — Two shows: 2:45 pm and 3:45 pm
Join this acclaimed wildlife rehabilitator for an up close, personal look at
several exotic and unusual species. Learn interesting animal facts from the
host of the PBS series “Wildlife with Andrew Simmons” and a frequent guest
on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and the CBS Morning Show.

SPIN ART SHADES*
Evenden Tower Lobby — 11 am – 4 pm
Create your own unique piece of wearable art in moments. No two creations
are alike, and nobody anywhere will ever have a pair like yours!!

FAMILY DAY FEAST*
Choose to dine in the newly refreshed all you care to eat MacDonald Dining Center: 11 am — 9 pm: The menu will consist of hand carved roast beef with gravy and horseradish sauce, baked herb chicken, mashed potatoes, Mongolian grill, peel & eat shrimp, fresh baked foccacia and more!
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Choose from an eclectic array of food selections made fresh for you from around the world in the Farrell Commons: 11 am — 10 pm: Choose from stations that serve American grilled cuisine, pizza, stromboli, calzones, fresh fruit yogurt parfaits, Mexican burritos and salads, Delhi Heroes Deli, delicious salads and a pasta bar with delicious choices to create your own dish.

THE MAIN EVENT: GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS AND MAGICIANS OF CHINA*  Watch Video >
Clark Gym — 5 pm
Be prepared to be amazed as SUNY Delhi proudly welcomes back China’s world famous Golden Dragons. This traditional Chinese Circus Troupe has performed at the White House, the Olympics and Disneyworld, and has been featured on many major television programs. The show features feats of strength, kung-fu and comedy.

SPECIAL LATE NIGHT EVENT: THINK FAST GAME SHOW*   Watch Video >
Okun Theatre — 8 pm
If we haven’t tired you out already, how about a game that is a combination of Trivial Pursuit and Jeopardy, can be played by up to 75 family teams at once, and comes with over $300 in prizes? Join us for the always popular Think Fast game show. Find out how much your family knows about important, and a few silly facts.

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013:

SWEET ENDINGS SUNDAY BRUNCH
MacDonald Dining Center — 9 am — 3 pm
The best of breakfast and lunch offered with homemade pastries, breads, and fresh fruits.
The cost for brunch is an additional $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children under 12.

 

*Wristbands required

Schedules are subject to change.

 

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Last Updated: 8/28/13