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LESLEY UNIVERSITY

y l i m a F & s d n e i r F Weekend

October 4th 6th, 2013

Table of Contents Message from Dean Mays

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Throughout the Weekend

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Registration and Welcome

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A Night with The Evasons

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A Night at the Movies

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Registration and Welcome

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Boston Duck Boat Tours

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Fenway Park Tour

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AIB Gallery Showing

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All the Way

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Family and Friends BINGO!

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Performing Arts Expo

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Family and Friends Reception

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Friday

Saturday

Sunday Family Yoga Class

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Sherrill Library Tour

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Jazz Brunch

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Prices

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Office and Contact Information

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o r F e g a a M s s n e a M De Welcome Families and Friends to the Lesley University Community On behalf of Lesley University, we invite you to join our campus community for this special annual weekend. Family and Friends Weekend is the University’s time to celebrate the fall season in New England, honor our rich and spirited history, and enjoy the company of students and their families, faculty and staff, and all members of the extended Lesley Community. Experience off-campus

tours highlighting areas of interest in Boston, take in our campus art galleries highlighting student work, and enjoy our annual Jazz Brunch. We encourage you to bring those who love and support your student to Lesley University the weekend of October 4th. It will surely be a time to remember. We look forward to reconnecting with many of you then.

m o ys a Student artwork in the Student Center View student artwork displayed in the Student Center on the Doble Campus Quad.

White Hall Dining Commons Friday:

Saturday:

Breakfast 7am-10am Brunch 9am-2pm Lunch 11am-2pm Dinner 5pm-7pm Dinner 5pm-7:30pm

Visit the Bookstore – Barnes and Noble at Lesley University Friday: Saturday:

10:00 am–4:00 pm 12:00 pm–5:00 pm

Sherrill Library Tours Sunday: 10:00 am–1:00 pm Families are invited to join library staff for a guided walk through the Sherrill Library space.

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Throughout The Weekend

Registration and Welcome 3:00pm – 6:00pm | McKenna Student Center | 1st Floor | Doble Campus Check in for the weekend’s events, and meet the Student Activities Staff. Pick up tickets, maps, directions, shuttle schedule and other helpful information for the weekend. If you arrive on campus after 6:00pm please note that you may pick up your registration materials until 10:00pm at the Student Center Information Desk.

Friday

Oct 4th

A Night with the Evasons Friday | 8:00 pm | Marran Theatre

They’ve amazed live audiences and network TV viewers worldwide with their incredible feats of ESP, telepathy and levitation. Now it’s your turn to get psyched as they unleash the powers of the paranormal. www.evasons.com www.facebook.com/evasons

A Night at the Movies: Iron Man 3 Friday | 9:15pm | Marran Theatre | Doble Campus

Enjoy The Iron Man 3. Popcorn will be served.

Saturday

Oct 5th

Welcome Breakfast Reception 8:00am – 10:00am | White Hall | Doble Campus

Join us for a complimentary continental breakfast and make sure you check in for the weekend events.

Registration 8:00am – 11:30am | White Hall | Doble Campus Check in for the weekend’s events, and meet the Student Activities Staff. Pick up tickets for our offcampus ticketed events that you previously registered for, maps, directions,shuttle schedule and other helpful information for the weekend.

Boston Duck Tours

Saturday | 10:00am | Departing from corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Mellen Street, Doble Campus (Previous registration required)

Shuttles to the Duck tours will be departing from the corner of Massachusetts Ave and Mellen Street at 10:00am. We will be returning to the campus directly following the tours at 12:30pm. www.bostonducktours.com www.facebook.com/pages/Boston-Duck-Tours/81111576872 twitter.com/BostonDuckTours

Fenway Park Tour

Saturday | 9:45 am | Departing from corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Mellen Street on Doble Campus (Previous registration required)

This fun and informative tour provides fans and visitors with a behind-the-scenes look at America’s most beloved ballpark. Previous registration is required. A group will depart by bus from the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Mellen Street. If you’ll be getting to the park on your own, please meet at the Souvenir Shop on Yawkey Way by 10:15am. www.boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ballpark/tour.jsp

AIB Gallery Showing:

Beyond the Wunderkammer – with artists Lasse Antonsen, Mark Dion, Jesseca Ferguson, Stephen Hollinger, Lee Kennedym Rosamund Wolff Purcell, and others‌ Saturday | 1:00pm - 2:00pm | 700 Beacon Street 9:00am-5:00pm | Main Gallery Hours

The wunderkammer, or cabinet of curiosities, has a long history as a collection of objects arranged in categories imposed by the collector, sometimes comprised of specimens from natural history, other times works of art, and at others an assortment of fabricated objects to fool or astonish. The cabinets origin lies in the 15th century Renaissance when scientists, scholars, monarchs, and aristocrats began to organize collections based on scholarship, status, and a love for the exotic and bizarre. Curator of the exhibit, AIB faculty member Bonnell Robinson, will be giving a presentation in the gallery beginning at 1:15pm.

All the Way Staring Bryan Cranston Saturday | 2:00pm | Loeb Drama Center | 64 Brattle St. Cambridge 1963. An assassin’s bullet catapults Lyndon B. Johnson into the presidency. A Shakespearean figure of towering ambition and appetite, this charismatic, conflicted Texan hurls himself into the Civil Rights Act, a tinderbox issue emblematic of a divided America. In the Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright’s vivid dramatization of LBJ’s first year in office, means versus ends plays out on the precipice of modern America. The A.R.T.’s new production stars Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) as LBJ, Brandon J. Dirden (The Piano Lesson) as Martin Luther King, Jr., Michael McKean (A Mighty Wind) as J. Edgar Hoover, and Reed Birney (“House of Cards”) as Hubert Humphrey.

Family &Friends BINGO!

Saturday | 4:00pm | McKenna Student Center, 1st Floor | Doble Campus Join the Campus Activities Board (CAB) in a Lesley University student tradition- BINGO! The numbers will be called starting at 4:00pm so make sure you get there early for a good seat to win some great prizes.

Performing Arts Expo Saturday | 6:30pm & 8:30pm | Marran Theatre | Doble Campus Join the Lesley University Dance Team, The Lesley Performing Arts Club and Lesley’s a cappella group Harmogeddon in Marran Theatre for a night of fun and excitement. The Dance Team will be choreographing some favorite decade numbers, LPAC will be showing off one of their one-act plays, and Harmogeddon will sing their rendition of music’s most popular songs. Hosted by Lesley’s own magician, Jeffrey Landry ’14!

Family and Friends Weekend Reception Saturday | 7:30pm – 8:30pm | Student Center

Join staff, faculty and the Alumni Council for a reception between shows of the Performing Arts Expo. Light refreshments will be served.

Sunday Oct 6th

Family &Friends Yoga Sunday | 9:00am | Washburn Hall | Brattle Campus (previous registration required) Relax and rejuvenate with the father and daughter duo, Brianna and Kurt Ehler. This will be Brianna’s senior year at Lesley. All Skill levels are welcome.

Sherrill Library Tours

Sunday | 10:00am-1:00pm | Sherrill Library | Brattle Campus

Families are invited to join library staff for a guided walk through the Sherrill Library space on our Brattle Campus. http://www.lesley.edu/library/sherrill/ https://www.facebook.com/LesleyUniversityLibrary https://www.facebook.com/AIBLib https://twitter.com/lesleylibrary

Jazz Brunch

Sunday | 10:00am & 11:45 | Washburn Hall | Brattle Campus (previous registration required) Enjoy a leisurely brunch, complete with carving station and omelet bar, while listening to the relaxing sounds of Miss Tess and the Bon Ton Parade. Please check your ticket for your seating time. Families, who have not picked up a previously purchased brunch ticket, can do so at the door. Resident Students should bring their ID with them in order to swipe.

Schedule & Prices Friday

Registration and Welcome A Night with The Evasons No Cost A Night at the Movies No Cost Saturday Registration and Welcome Boston Duck Boat Tours Adults: $25 Children under 12: $15 Fenway Park Tour Adults: $10 Children under 12: $6 AIB Gallery Showing No Cost All the Way Adults: $50 Students: $25 Family and Friends BINGO! No Cost Performing Arts Expo No Cost Family and Friends Reception No Cost Sunday Family Yoga Class No Cost Sherrill Library Tour No Cost Jazz Brunch $15

More Information Please contact the Office of Student Activities should you have any questions regarding Family and Friends Weekend:

617-349-8565 or studentactivities@lesley.edu

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Family and Friend Brochure 2013