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Family Day


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 Bookstore will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.! Be sure to stop by and pick up the latest ONU gear!

Saturday September 19th

9:30 am - Noon Registration - 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 Family Day tote bag.    

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 29th 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 am and the parade begins at 10.

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.

3:00 p.m. Kappa Epsilon Spielman Run - Dial Roberson Stadium Parking Lot

This race benefits the Stephanie Spielman Fund for Break Cancer Research.  

2:30 - 4:30 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.  

4:00 p.m. Chicago Boyz - Kinghorn 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.   

7:00 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!


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Office of Residence Life at 419-772-2430 or