Saturday, September 19, 2015
Please join us in 2015 for Family Day! Registration is free for all ONU students and their families. Please sign our guestbook so we know you plan to attend.
Family Day Activities
ONU Family Day is a collaborative effort by multiple groups on the ONU campus. There is no registration fee for the day, and most events are free. The ONU Bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Be sure to stop by and pick up the latest ONU gear.
9:30 a.m. to Noon Check in – McIntosh Information Desk
Stop by the registration table to pick up a schedule and say hello to our friendly staff. All Families who sign the guest book will receive a FREE commemorative ONU picture frame.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 30th Annual Ada Harvest & Herb Festival – Downtown Ada
Ada hosts the Annual Harvest and Herb Festival in downtown Ada every September. Plan to attend to enjoy the crafts, food and entertainment on Main Street. This event is sponsored by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce and features participation with local crafts people and various campus organizations. Campus organizations include Habitat for Humanity, Panhellenic Council, Residence Life and more. Booths open at 9 a.m. and the parade begins at 10 a.m.
11 a.m. Bingo – Dickie Lawn
Enjoy a FREE and fun game of BINGO sponsored by the Office of Residence Life. Many great prizes will be up for grabs including ONU apparel, movies, Shirley's Popcorn and so much more.
1-4 p.m. Carnival – Affinity Village
Hosted by Alpha Xi Delta and Sigma Phi Epsilon, the carnival will feature games with prizes, food, and free hay rides. All of the proceeds will be going to Autism Speaks.
3 p.m. Bright Pink run – picnic pavillion
Join Kappa Epsilon and the Student Society of Health System Pharmacists for the Bright Pink 5K Family Fun Run for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness. Registration begins at 2:15 p.m. at the ONU picnic pavillion and the race begins at 3 p.m. The $15 registration fee includes a t-shirt, raffle ticket and prizes for the top finishers. Register online today.
2-3:30 p.m. Trivia – McIntosh Activities Room
Join us for trivia! Your family will play side by side against other family and student teams. Light refreshments will be provided as well as prizes after each round of trivia.
4 p.m. Chicago Boyz – King-horn Sports Center, North Gym
The Chicago Boyz are a acrobatics performance group that will bring a lot of energy and excitiment to Family Day. You may have seen them as semi-finalists on America's Got Talent, Season 8. This event is sponsored by the Student Planning Committee and is free to all ONU students, staff, faculty and their families.
7 p.m. ONU Football vs. Baldwin Wallace
Cheer on the ONU Polar Bears as they take on the Baldwin Wallace Yellowjackets in this exciting night game Regular ticket prices apply.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Scott Parson, assistant director of residence life, or 419-772-2403.