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Join us for Blue and White Days on Friday April 19th and Saturday April 20th! To Register visit http://www.cvent.com/events/roar-loud-roar-proud-blue-and-white-days/event-summary-2d129752c6fb4f2fac40c5e068bd812a.aspx

Below you will find a schedule of all the amazing activities happening:

Friday: 

7:00 PM  –  9:00 PM
Bucks County

BUFFALO WILD WINGS

2763 E. Lincoln Hwy, Langhorne

Wear your Penn State gear and choose from a list of $3.00 appetizers and $3.50 tall draft beers while you catch a classic Penn State football game.  In partnership with Bucks County chapter of the Alumni Association

7:00 PM  –  10:00 PM
Montgomery County

TAQUERIA DEL SOL

4001 Welsh Road Willow Grove

Arrive in Penn State gear to enjoy $2.49 tacos, $3 margaritas, and $3 Coronas. And show off your karaoke skills as well!  In partnership with Montgomery County chapter of the Alumni Association

7:00 PM  –  9:00 PM
Philadelphia County

PUBLIC HOUSE

2 Logan Square, Philadelphia

Get your wrist band to enjoy specials including select $4 draft beer, $5 wines and $6 featured specialty cocktails. Catch live music by one of the hottest DJs in Philadelphia.  In partnership with Philadelphia County chapter of the Alumni Association

Saturday:

Entry fee: $10 for adults, $5 for children under the age of 12 (Lunch and some activities additional, please see prices below.)

 11:00 a.m.: Registration

Location: Lares Building, Penn State Abington
Take a walk down memory lane. On display will be some of your favorite times captured in photos, yearbooks, newsletters, etc.  Don’t forget your alumni goody bag!

11:00 a.m.: Men and women’s tennis matches
Location: Tennis courts

11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon: Coffee with the Coaches and New Athletic Director
Location: 108 Lares
Interested in learning what Penn State Abington athletics is all about? Meet our coaches and new athletic director and learn more about what it means to be a student-athlete at Abington. Reflect back on your days as a student-athlete and check out the various historical sports items on display. Kids can also experience life as an athlete with fun games to play. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

All Day: Bertha Lear Art Exhibit
Location: Woodland Building
Enjoy student artwork created in Abington’s art studios at an exhibition that honors the memory of artist Bertha Lear. Prizes are awarded for best work in various media categories, including The Bertha Lear Purchase Award for Best in Show which earns a spot in Penn State Abington’s permanent art collection.

12 noon: Alumni vs current student soccer game
Location: Intramural fields. (This event will be cancelled in the event of rain.)
Summon your Penn State pride this alumni weekend to support student athletics! All former athletes, current athletes, and Penn State sports fans are invited to the Alumni vs. Student soccer game. See who takes home the bragging rights! ‘Ballpark food’— hotdogs, snacks, soft drinks, etc.—will be sold on the field.

12:00 noon–4:00 p.m.: Food Festival: A Taste of Our Community
Location: Sutherland Plaza (Rain location: Cafeteria)
The culinary world in Greater Philadelphia is very diverse indeed. Experience what Philadelphia has to offer and join us for this first-time ever food festival on campus. Try all the gastronomic pleasures, and then vote for your “Best Of.” Participating restaurants include Lee’s Hoagie House, Buffalo Wild Wings, Bravo, and so many more. This is a can’t-miss event for your taste buds!

1:00 p.m.: Meet and Greet the Chancellor and Associate Dean 
Location: Solarium, Sutherland Building Penn State Abington
Dr. Karen Wiley Sandler, chancellor of Penn State Abington, and Associate Dean Dr. Norah Shultz, will provide important updates and happenings on the campus including the state of the college, facilities and new degrees heading our way! A helpful Q&A session will follow Dr. Sandler’s presentation.

1:00-3:00 p.m.: The Amazing Abington Race!
Outdoor Amphitheater (This event will be cancelled in the event of rain.) Fee:  $5.00 per person
Form an alliance and fan out across campus to complete a secret mission! We provide a handheld GPS and guidance from experienced geocachers. Newbies and veteran geocachers will find enjoy the challenge!

1:00-4:00 p.m.: Robotics Presentation
Location: Woodland Lobby
Learn how robots are used in all industries, including in the classroom, to encourage hands-on learning.

1:00-4:00 p.m.: Ice Cream and Chocolate Tasting 
Location: Woodland Lobby
Who doesn’t love ice cream or chocolate? Treat yourself at our tasting in the Woodland Lobby, and learn a little bit about how each of these popular indulgences is created.

1:00-4:00 p.m., an hourly event: Engineering of Pretzels 
Location: Woodland Cafe
Ever wonder how a pretzel goes from a ball of dough to a salty knot? Stop by the Woodland Cafe to learn all about how pretzels develop their unique shape, and sample the many different forms of a “pretzel”. Presented by alumnus Joseph Zaleski ’84, president of Reading Bakery Systems (www.readingbakery.com).

1:00-5:00 p.m.: Children’s Activities
Location: Duck Pond (Rain location: Annex of Lares)
Fun for the little ones! Enjoy face painting, our favorite clowns, pictures with the Nittany Lion, moon bouncing, and the fantastic Live Balloons Party Entertainment, brought to you by alumnus Eric Weinstein ’97… and much more!

8:00 p.m: Spring Theatre Showcase: To Kill a Mockingbird
Location: Sutherland Auditorium, Fee:  $5.00 per person
Set in Alabama during The Great Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird follows the journey of Jem and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a black man framed for a crime he didn’t commit. Join us as our theater students showcase a performance that will leave you breathless!

For More Information Contact Antonella Triforo-DePrince at antonella@psu.edu or 215-881-7611

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