September 17, 2015 9:00AM
Pittsburg State University will celebrate families in festivities planned around the annual Family Day football game this Saturday.
In GorillaFest, the community tailgate party hosted by the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations, there will be kids games, hair painting, face tattoos, balloon artists and a pep rally with Gus Gorilla, the Pride of the Plains Marching Band and the PSU Spirit Squad. The activities run from 5-6:30 p.m. in Gorilla Village just east of Carnie Smith Stadium.
Also in Gorilla Village, the Office of Student Diversity will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Dia de la Familia Fiesta from 4-6 p.m. Activites will include carnival booths, snacks, crafting and loteria.
Live music for Family Day will be provided by Area 51.