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Sibs Weekend

February 6—February 8, 2015 

One of the first and best family weekends.  Big and little sibs are invited to have a taste of college life and to bond with their brother or sister.  Cousins and other family members are welcome, too!

Ohio University Alumni Chapters will be offering round-trip bus transportation from Akron and Cleveland to Athens for Sibs Weekend! Proceeds from the sale of bus tickets will benefit the chapter's scholarship to send a local area student to OHIO. For information on purchasing tickets visit the Ohio University Alumni Association's website HERE.

** The schedule of events for Sibs Weekend will continue to be updated as additional information from student organizations and University departments is provided.

 

Night at the Apollo with BSCPB

Friday, February 7, 2014 at 8:00 PM, Baker Ballroom 

Night at the Apollo is back! Join the Black Student Cultural Programming Board to watch Ohio University student singers, dancers and rappers showcase their talents. Performers will have 30 seconds to prove their talent to the audience. A winner will be chosen at the completion of the competition by the audience and judges.

Cost of ticket: $2 at the door

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Stargazing and Bonfire at the Ridges

Friday, February 7, 2014 from 8:00 PM - Midnight, The Ridges 

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

Join Outdoor Pursuits and Astronomer George Eberts for an evening of stargazing and campfire fun. We will spend the evening roasting marshmallows, spotting constellations, gazing through a telescope, and listening to tales of the night sky and Ridges lore. Fee includes transportation and campfire snacks. Trip departs at 8:00 PM and returns at 12:00 AM.

Registration: $8/person

Registration Deadline: February 5, at 10:00PM

To register for this event visit the Outdoor Pursuits website HERE.

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Sibs Carnival on West Green

Friday, February 7, 2014 at 8:30 PM, Boyd Dining Hall - West Green 

Sibs Carnival on West is a long running tradition on West Green. You and your sibs will enjoy a DJ and dance floor, crafts, video games, board games, Bingo, refreshments, door prizes and more. This event is FREE and open to all!

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OHIO Bobcats Hockey vs. Kent State Golden Flashes

Friday, February 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Bird Ice Arena 

See the OHIO Bobcats hit the ice against the Kent State Golden Flashes! Puck drops at 7:30 PM.

Student tickets are $6 with a student ID and all other tickets are $8. All tickets are general admission. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Children under 5 are free, all others attending must have a ticket to enter the facility.

Game day tickets are not guaranteed and are based on availability. If you have questions or concern, please see the Ohio University Club Hockey site for more information. You can visit the site HERE.

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Open Stage

Friday, February 7, 2014 from 8:00pm - 11:00pm, The Front Room Coffee House (Baker Center) 

An Ohio University tradition of over 20 years, featuring performances by local musicians and Ohio University students. Sign up, stop by, and grab a cup of your favorite caffeinated beverage while Bruce Dazell hosts the longest running Open Stage in Athens.

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Old Man's Cave Day Hike

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Hocking Hills State Park 

Join Outdoor Pursuits on a day hike through the Old Mans Cave region of Hocking Hills State Park. This area is scattered with a variety of geologic features including waterfalls, sandstone cliffs, and rock formations. A great way to spend the day with your siblings and friends! Fee includes transportation and guide staff. Trip departs at 10:00 AM and returns at 3:00 PM.

Registration Fee: $18/person

Registration Deadline: February 5, 10:00 PM

To register for this event visit the Outdoor Pursuits website HERE.

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OHIO Men's Basketball v. Miami

Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2:00 PM, The Convocation Center 

Bring your sib and come cheer on the Bobcats as they take on the Miami RedHawks in this rival MAC match-up! 

Regular general admission tickets for this game are $20, but students can purchase tickets for their sibs in the student section for just $5! As always, students receive one free student ticket with a valid Ohio University ID. Students must show their ID.

For more information on game tickets please contact the OHIO Athletic Ticket Office at 800-575-CATS (2287).

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Stargazing and Bonfire at the Ridges

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 8:00PM - Midnight, The Ridges 

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

Join Outdoor Pursuits and Astronomer George Eberts for an evening of stargazing and campfire fun. We will spend the evening roasting marshmallows, spotting constellations, gazing through a telescope, and listening to tales of the night sky and Ridges lore. Fee Included transportation and campfire snacks. Trip departs at 8:00 PM and returns at 12:00 AM.

Registration Fee: $8/person

Registration Deadline: February 5, 10:00 PM

To register for this event visit the Outdoor Pursuits website HERE.

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Sibs Bash: Retro Way Back Play Back

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm, Ping Center  

Ohio University Campus Recreation proudly presents Sibs Bash: Retro Way Back Play Back. Head on over to Ping Recreation Center for food, cart races, karaoke, ping pong, hockey and basketball.

Cost: Free for members/OU students; $5 for non-members

For more information call 740-593-9921 or visit the Campus Recreation­website HERE

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Blue Pencil Comedy

Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM, Bobcat Student Lounge (Baker Center 1st Floor)  

Enjoy some laughs with Blue Pencil Comedy, a student run stand up comedy group. 

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Sibs Fest '14

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Baker Universiy Center 4th Floor 

Join the University Program Council and the Black Student Cultural Programming Board for all the fun and food you could imagine. Activities will include a roller rink, games, prizes, DJ, photo booth and so much more! Enjoy your favorite carnival foods from cotton candy and popcorn to snow cones and mini corn dogs. Bring your sib for the most fun evening you could have.

Cost: FREE!

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OHIO Bobcats Hockey vs. Kent State Golden Flashes

Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Bird Ice Arena 

See the OHIO Bobcats hit the ice against the Kent State Golden Flashes! Puck drops at 7:30 PM.

Student tickets are $6 with a student ID and all other tickets are $8. All tickets are general admission. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Children under 5 are free, all others attending much have a ticket to enter the facility.

Game day tickets are not guaranteed and are based on availability. If you have questions or concerns, please see the Ohio University Club Hockey site for more information. You can visit the site HERE.

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Sibs Weekend Activity at Kennedy Museum of Art

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Kennedy Museum of Art, Lin Hall 

The Kennedy Museum of Art will be hosting an art making activity designed especially for Ohio University students and their siblings.

Admission to the Museum is always free, $5 fee per person to take part in the activity.

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While you are at the museum view the current exhibits on display: 2014 School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, Improvisations: Jazz Photographs by Herman Leonard, Confrontation: Deviation, Navajo Saddle Blankets and Honey for the Heart. More information on the current exhibits can be found at the Kennedy Museum of Art's website HERE.

 



"30 Years on the Runway" FACES Modeling Annual Sibs Weekend Fashion Show

Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 4:30PM, Baker University Theater Lounge 

"30 Years on the Runway" is an educational fashion show celebrating the 30th­Anniversary of FACES Modeling Club at Ohio University. The show will include seven different themes to share their fashion history.­

Cost of tickets: $4 (a portion of the proceeds will go to the March of Dimes). Tickets will be available at the door for purchase or in advance by contacting faces@ohio.edu

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OHIO Women's Basketball v. Eastern Michigan

Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM, The Convocation Center 

Come cheer on the OHIO Women's Basketball team as they take on Eastern Michigan in the Convo on Sunday, February 9 of Sibs Weekend.

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Contact Information

For Lodging

Local hotels fill quickly for this special weekend, so please book your room early. The Ohio University Inn offers accommodations close to campus. In addition, an extensive list of regional hotels and their contact information is available at the Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau site or call 1-800-878-9767 for assistance.

Need Directions to Campus?

Directions to Athens are available online. An online campus map is also available.

In Case of Emergency...

If a family member needs to get a message to a visiting parent and is uncertain how to contact him or her, they should contact the Ohio University Police Department at 740-593-1911 or e-mail police@ohio.edu.

Lost Luggage?

Should a parent lose their luggage, or if any kind of emergency arises, he or she should contact the Ohio University Police Department at 740-593-1911.


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