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Sibs Weekend

February 5—February 7, 2016 

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.

 

OHIO Bobcats Hockey vs. Oklahoma University

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Bird Ice Arena 

See the OHIO Bobcats hit the ice against Oklahoma University! 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.

To purchase tickets, click here.



So yOU Think You're Famous?

Friday, February 6 at 8 PM, Baker University Center, Ballroom 

 A fun spinoff to the popular "So You Think You Can Dance" teams compete by re-inventing their favorite music video live on stage for Ohio University Students and their sibs. Come out and join us for music, raffles, and tons of fun!     

Cost of ticket: $2 at the door.



The Labyrinth

Friday, February 6 at 7:00 PM, Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court Street 

The Imagination of Jim Henson

The Wizardry of George Lucas 

The Excitement of David Bowie

THE LABYRINTH! Celebrate OHIO Sibs Weekend with a classic movie at Athens 100 Year Old Art House Theater! Watch this cult classic on the big screen!

To purchase tickets, click here.



OHIO Bobcats Hockey vs. Oklahoma University

Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Bird Ice Arena 

See the OHIO Bobcats hit the ice against Oklahoma University! 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.

To purchase tickets, click here.



The Labyrinth

Saturday, February 7 at 3 PM, Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court Street 

The Imagination of Jim Henson

The Wizardry of George Lucas 

The Excitement of David Bowie

THE LABYRINTH! Celebrate OHIO Sibs Weekend with a classic movie at Athens 100 Year Old Art House Theater! Watch this cult classic on the big screen!

To purchase tickets, click here.



OHIO Bobcats vs. Eastern Michigan

Saturday, February 7 at 2 PM, The Convocation Center 

Bring your sib and come cheer on the Bobcats as they take on the Eastern Michigan.

Regular general admission tickets for this game are $20, but students can purchase tickets for their sibs in the student section for just $5!

To purchase tickets, click here.



Waka Flocka Flame Concert

Saturday, February 7 at 8 PM, Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium (TBAMA) 

Every year during Sibs Weekend the Black Student Cultural Programming Board hosts a concert that has brought out some of the hottest artists in music! Past performers include: Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, J. Cole, Big Sean, Lil Wayne, MGK, Tyga and many more!    

To purchase tickets, click here.



Women's Basketball vs. Kent State

Saturday, February 7 at 7 PM, The Convocation Center 

Bring your sib and come cheer on the Bobcats as they take on Kent State!



Fieldhouse Fest

Saturday, February 7 at 2 PM, Walter Fieldhouse 

Join the luau party at the Walter Fieldhouse with inflatables, air brush tattoos and face painting, a magician, sports games, crafts, raffles, and free food!

$5/Person (pay at the door).



Old Man’s Cave Hike

Trip departs at 10 AM and returns at 3 PM Saturday, February 7, Hocking Hills State Park (Transportation provided) 

Join Outdoor Pursuits on a day hike through the Old Man’s 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!

Break down of the cost of tickets: $20/ person (Fee includes transportation and guide staff)

https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/default.aspx



Sib's Weekend Wallyball Tournament

Saturday, February 7 from 12 – 3 PM, Ping Center 

Bring your friends and siblings and play in a wally-ball tournament! Winners will receive Intramural Championship T-shirts.

$20/team of 4

Visit www.IMLeagues.com



SIBS Weekend @ KMA!

Saturday, February 7 from 1 PM to 3 PM, Kennedy Musuem of Art 

Admission is free, $5 Activity fee.
Bring your sibling(s) to the Kennedy Museum of Art to view exhibitions and participate in a studio activity designed especially for you and your sib(s).

 

Exhibitions:

 

Color: Geometric Variations
Prints of Sheldon Berlyn
January 7-April 19, 2015
 
Navajo Wearing Blankets
January 16-April 4, 2015
 
Gregory Hatch
Rainbow's End:  Quilting as You Go
January 20-February 15, 2015
 
American Studio Art Glass 1970-1990
January 30-June 28, 2015
 
 



Glo Party

Saturday, February 7 at 4:00 PM, Baker University Center, Ballroom 

Bring your sibs (young and old) to University Program Council's Sib's Weekend Glo Party event! We will have everything from glow cotton candy, to Glow Laser Tag and an Ultimate Glo Party with glow-in-the-dark air brush tattoos! You definitely won't want to miss it!

Ticket Cost: Free--no cost!




Throughout the Weekend 

Zipline Adventure

Timeslots 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. (Each time slot is one hour) Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8 , The Ridges Challenge Course 

Calling all Students and siblings head for the Ridges to catch some air on the Outdoor Pursuits zipline! We'll provide the equipment and instruction, you provide the excitement as you climb to the take-off platform and fly down a 300 foot zipline. Destined, to be the talk of sibs weekend so sign up early!

Break down of the cost of tickets: $25/ person (Fee includes all equipment, instruction, and optional shuttle to the zip line facility)

https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/default.aspx



Stargazing and Campfire

7 PM Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7 (You may pick one date), The Ridges (Transportation provided) 

Join Outdoor Pursuits­ 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.

$10/person (Fee includes transportation and campfire snacks.)

https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/default.aspx



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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