PSU to hold Family Day with activities for everyone 

PSU will hold Family Day, a tradition since 1993, on Sept. 17, with a day of activities for Gorillas of all ages culminating in a football game against Northeastern State at Carnie Smith Stadium. 

Campus Activities, the Office of Alumni & Constituent Relations, and PSU Athletics will join forces on the day, which will include a president’s lunch, fun and educational experiences for children, a volleyball match in John Lance Arena, and tailgating at Gorilla Village. 

Those planning to attend the President’s Lunch and the Family Fun Day event for children should register by 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. Families planning to attend also are advised to purchase tickets to the football game soon; they’re going quickly. 

Schedule of events, including links for registration: 

10-11 a.m. 
Donuts at the Bookstore 
Enjoy free donuts sponsored by Barnes & Noble. 
10:30-1 p.m. 
Celebrate Your Student 
Join the Campus Activities Center for fun activities in the Overman Student Center. 
11:30 a.m. 
President's Lunch  
RSVP on Gorilla Engage is required. Enjoy game day classics at the Crossroads in the Overman Student Center while visiting with new PSU President Dan Shipp. 

2 p.m. 
Volleyball Match at John Lance Arena 
Gorillas vs. the Missouri Western Griffons. Free and open to the public. 

Family Fun Day at Overman Student Center 
Children will get to interact with live animals from Nature Reach, train like a cadet with ROTC, create a unique art masterpiece, and see the Nutty Professor’s Super Science Show. Attendees will receive a food voucher and a PSU gift. Cost: $10 per child. Registration is required. Details.

Questions? Call 620-235-4758 

4-6:45 p.m. 
GorillaFest in Gorilla Village 
GorillaFest is the official PSU tailgate before all home football games, featuring food vendors, inflatables, balloon animals, splitface tattoos, and more! 

5:30 p.m. 
Gorilla Walk 
Fans begin lining the path between the Plaster Center and Carnie Smith Stadium to cheer on Gorilla football players and coaches as they enter “The Jungle." Players and coaches will touch the bronze Champion Gorilla for luck, and the Pride of the Plains Marching Band, Pitt Cheer Squad, and Crimson and Gold Dancers will add spirit to the gathering. 

7 p.m. 
Football game at Carnie Smith Stadium 
Gorillas vs. the Northeastern State Riverhawks. The Honorary Family will be recognized at halftime. Tickets 

For more information 

Contact or 620-235-4795, or or 620-235-4759.