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Moms Weekend

April 1—April 3, 2016 

Update: Oxbow Trail at South Green Drive will be closed beginning at 1 AM on Saturday, April 11, 2015 while roadway repairs are completed. Individuals needing to access the Baker/Porter areas may utilize the access drive off of Lot 109 at Life Sciences. The roadway will re-open to traffic once repairs have been completed.    

Follow @ohiouparking & @outransport for street updates and lot closure information.

 

Historically, one of the most popular weekends of the year is Moms Weekend. All Ohio University moms are invited to join us in Athens for a very special time.

The Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local availabilities through their "Where To Stay" website located here.  The Hocking Hills also offers a lodging directory, too.  Their "Where To Stay" website is located here.

Ohio University is committed to ensuring its programs, services, and activities are accessible to students, faculty, staff and the general public with disabilities, who visit or attend a campus-sponsored event. If you have an accommodation need, question or concern related to participating in any of our Parents Weekend activities please contact Jamie S. Patton at pattonj1@ohio.edu by April 2 at 3:00pm.

Native American Jewelry Sale

Friday, April 10, 2015 from 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Kennedy Museum of Art, Lin Hall 

Friends of Kennedy are sponsoring their annual Native American Jewelry Show & Sale during Moms Weekend. Brighten up your spring wardrobe or surprise a mother in your life with an authentic, beautifully handmade gift from our collection.

Cost of tickets: Free entry into the museum, cost of jewelry varies. Proceeds benefit the museum education department.

 
For more information



Moms Weekend Dinner Theater

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 6:00PM, Baker University Center Ballroom 

Please join us for an evening of fun with Cincinnati Circus Company.

UPDATE: Sold out.

 

 



Movie Classics for Moms Weekend: "Grey Gardens"

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM, The Athena Cinema - Uptown Athens 

Grey Gardens

…a fabled home located in the elite seaside Village of East Hampton, Long
Island.  Of course, Grey Gardens is also a landmark documentary, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and an HBO movie starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. Most importantly, Grey Gardens is a breathtaking and alluring portrait of Edith Beale and her daughter Edie.

Cost of ticket: $5.00/person for matinees (before 6:00 PM) or $6.50 per person evening shows.

Click here to purchase tickets.  

Additional screenings throughout the weekend:

  • Saturday, April 11 at 3:00 p.m.
For more information



Outdoor Pursuits Stargazing & Campfire

Friday, April 11 at 8 PM, The Ridges 

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.

Break down of the cost of tickets: $10/person fee includes transportation and campfire snack.

To purchase tickets click here.



5th Annual Women’s Comedy Show (Improv)

Friday, April 10 at 8 PM, Baker University Center, Theater 

 An annual comedy show produced by females, all tickets plus donations go to My Sister’s Place.



Ohio Baseball vs. Bowling Green

Friday, April 10 at 4 PM, Bob Wren Stadium 

HOME SINGLE-GAME TICKETS 
General admission seats for all regular season home events are $5 each. Children ages 3 and older must have a ticket for admission. To purchase single game tickets, call 800-575-CATS (2287) or visit the Ohio Athletics Ticket Office inside the Convocation Center.

STUDENT TICKETS 
Ohio University students are eligible to receive free tickets to all regular-season home athletic events with a valid Ohio University ID. Students must show their student ID at the gate.

GAME DAY INFORMATION 
Gates open 90 minutes prior to game time, with the exception of baseball, which opens 2 hours prior. Alcoholic beverages, coolers and pets are not permitted inside the stadium or arena. There are no refunds or exchanges. All game times and dates are subject to change.

HANDICAP/LIMITED MOBILITY SEATING 
Handicap/Limited Mobility Seating is available. For more information, please contact the ticket office at 800-575-CATS (2287).

GENERAL INFORMATION 
The Ohio Athletics Ticket Office is located at the Convocation Center and is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information, please call 800-575-CATS (2287).



Woof and Wine at Athens Uncorked

Friday, April 10, 2015, 5:30PM & 8PM, 14 Station Street 

The first tasting will be from 5:30-7:30PM and the second tasting will be held from 8:00-10:00PM. 
 
Guests can purchase tickets for either session and can come and leave whenever they would like during the tasting they purchased tickets for. 
 
Tickets will be 20 dollars a piece and all proceeds go to the Athens County Humane Society.
 
Purchase tickets on eventbrite by following this link: 



15th Annual Moms Walk for a Cure

Saturday, April 11, 2015. 9AM Check in - 10AM Event will begin, Ping Recreation Center, Area D & E 

Bring your moms to UPC's Mom's Walk for a Cure to support a good cause! All donations will benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center- James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. For an additional $5, you and your mom can eat lunch at Ohio University's Ping Center! You won't want to miss this awesome event!

Registration: $20 per person, includes t-shirt; $25 includes t-shirt and lunch.

The doors for the walk open at 9AM.  The event will begin at 10AM! 

UPDATE: Registration available on site (Ping Center) on the morning of the walk. Cash only.



Native American Jewelry Sale

Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Kennedy Museum of Art, Lin Hall 

Friends of Kennedy are sponsoring their annual Native American Jewelry Show & Sale during Moms Weekend. Brighten up your spring wardrobe or surprise a mother in your life with an authentic, beautiful handmade gift from our collection.

Cost of tickets: Free entry into the museum, cost of jewelry varies. Proceeds benefit the museum education department.

For more information



Moms Weekend Wine and Painting by Recreation Major’s Association

Saturday, April 11 at 5 PM, Baker Center Multipurpose room 240 



Mom’s Bowl for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Saturday, April 11 at 3 PM, Roller Bowl Lanes at 28 Palmer St, Athens. 

Join the Ohio University Friends of Big Brothers Big Sisters and bowl with your mom to help support after-school and and community mentoring programs for over 350 underprivileged children in our community. Roller Bowl will be reserved entirely for this event.

Tickets are available for a tax deductible donation of $25 per person ($20 per person for groups of 4 or more). Ticket includes: 3 games of bowling, free shoe rentals, free food, free Pepsi products and door prizes.

Both national and local research confirms that children who are matched with supportive mentors through Big Brothers Big Sisters are: 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs and 52% less likely to skip school. Please join us for our Mom’s Bowl event and help us make a difference to local children in need.

For more information please contact Tracy Kelly at director@bbbsathens.org or 740-797-0037.



Ohio Women's Ensemble (Title IX)

Saturday, April 11 at 7 PM, Baker University Center, Bobcat Student Lounge 

Acapella showcase featuring Ohio University's Title IX with Section 8.



Outdoor Pursuits Stargazing & Campfire

Saturday, April 11 at 8PM, The Ridges 

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.

$10/person fee includes transportation and campfire snack.

To purchase tickets click here.



Broadway’s Next H!T Musical

Saturday, April 11 at 8 PM, Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium 

Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny.

The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!” Time Out NY says “At last! A musical of, for, and by the people.”

The hysterical Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. The audience votes for their favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full blown improvised musical - complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore. BNHM has been seen recently at The Triad, Tribeca Film Festival, and at the New York Musical Theater Festival, among many others.

Under the direction of improv veterans Rob Schiffman and Deb Rabbai, TheaterWeek hailed the show as “brilliant” and The New York Post called Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “remarkable.” Don’t miss the next great American musical - it could be written in your town!

NOTE: This performance may contain content that is offensive and may be inappropriate for younger audience members.

$20 per person – Reserved seating

Click here (OHIO Performing Arts Website) to purchase tickets.  



Movie Classics for Moms Weekend: "Grey Gardens" at the Athena Cinema

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3:00 PM, The Athena Cinema - Uptown Athens 

A fabled home located in the elite seaside Village of East Hampton, Long Island.  Of course, Grey Gardens is also a landmark documentary, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and an HBO movie starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. Most importantly, Grey Gardens is a breathtaking and alluring portrait of Edith Beale and her daughter Edie.

Cost of ticket: $5.00/person for matinees.

Click here to purchase tickets.  

Additional screenings throughout the weekend:

  • Friday, April 4 at 7:00 PM
For more information



Old Man’s Cave Hike

Saturday, April 11 at 10 AM, Hocking Hills State Park 

Join Outdoor Pursuits on a day hike through 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 mom and friends!

$20/person fee includes transportation, lunch, and guide staff.

Sold out.



Zip Line Adventure

Saturday, April 11 at 10 AM and 1 PM, The Ridges Challenge Course 

Calling all families and students – head for the Ridges to catch some air on the Outdoor Pursuits zip line! We will provide you the equipment and instruction; you provide the excitement as you climb to the take-off platform and flu down a 300 foot zip line. Destined to be the talk of Mom’s 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.

To purchase tickets click here.



Zumbathon

Saturday, April 11 at 12 PM, Ping Center, Area A 

If you’re looking for a weekend full of fitness, come to the Ping Center with your mom for Zumbathon. This workout will incorporate Latin dance moves coupled with a combination of interval and resistance training. High-energy music will proved you with a feel-good, full body cardio workout designed to jump start your Mom’s Weekend. Stay the whole time or drop in throughout the event.

$5/person due at the front door covers entrance into the event and fitness instructor 



Aqua Zumba

Saturday, April 11 at 1 PM, Aquatic Center 

Sign up with your mom for a one-hour Aqua Zumba course hosted at the Aquatic Center!

Break down of the cost of tickets: $5/person fee covers event location and instruction.

To purchase tickets visit: www.recshop.ohio.edu or at the door. (Pre-registration online is preferred.)



Chocolate Fest

Saturday, April 11 at 1 PM, Baker University Center Multipurpose Room 240/242 

Come experience chocolate creations from local Athens area businesses! Chocolate Fest is an event centered on local businesses competing for the best chocolate creation. Throughout the event there will be additional activities such as raffles and a photo booth. Make sure to stop by to experience the wealth of local culinary choices Athens has to offer. Admission is FREE! By participating in the event and raffle you will be supporting the Blueline Booster Club, a non-profit organization designed to help support the Division I OU Hockey team and most recently the Division II OU Hockey team.
 

If you have any questions about Chocolate Fest, feel free to email us at athenschocolatefest@gmail.com and we will make sure to get back to you as soon as possible!

https://www.facebook.com/events/415486995243122/



2nd Annual Mom’s Weekend Sand Volleyball Tournament

Saturday April 11 at 1 PM, South Beach Volleyball Courts 

Create your team of 6-10 people with your Mom and friends, and even their Moms!

$5 per person and all proceeds go to Athens’ Camp BOOST: a fun, social, and educational summer camp for kids 1st-7th grade with ADD/ADHD

Register outside the 4th floor of Baker:

3/20, 3/23, 3/27, 3/30, and 4/3 from 12-2pm

Contact Ashley Meyer (am245513@ohio.edu) or Amelia Halley (ah309411@ohio.edu) for any questions or details.



BSCPB Moms Weekend Expo

Saturday, April 11, 11 AM - 4 PM, Baker Center Multicultural Center 

Moms weekend Expo is a great opportunity for students and their moms to come to the 2nd floor of Baker Center and enjoy line dancing, free massages, arts and crafts, food, and fun games with prizes! Great annual program that you no one wants to miss!



Skating-Toons

Saturday April 11th from 6:30pm-8:30pm, Ohio University Bird Ice Arena - 102 Oxbow Trail  

Annual Ice show where skaters of all ages perform programs to music to showcase their different elements and abilities.

Tickets for adults are $5 and for Students $3

 



Mom's Weekend Choral Concert

Saturday, April 11 at 1:00PM-2:30PM, Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium 

Welcome, Mom's of Ohio University! The concert is FREE, and will feature performances by the dashing Singing Men of Ohio, the lovely Women's Ensemble, and the brilliant Ohio University Singers, as well as the contemporary a cappella groups Section Eight and Title IX.

 

For more information, click here.



Ohio Baseball vs. Bowling Green

Saturday, April 11 at 1 PM, Bob Wren Stadium 

HOME SINGLE-GAME TICKETS 
General admission seats for all regular season home events are $5 each. Children ages 3 and older must have a ticket for admission. To purchase single game tickets, call 800-575-CATS (2287) or visit the Ohio Athletics Ticket Office inside the Convocation Center.

STUDENT TICKETS 
Ohio University students are eligible to receive free tickets to all regular-season home athletic events with a valid Ohio University ID. Students must show their student ID at the gate.

GAME DAY INFORMATION 
Gates open 90 minutes prior to game time, with the exception of baseball, which opens 2 hours prior. Alcoholic beverages, coolers and pets are not permitted inside the stadium or arena. There are no refunds or exchanges. All game times and dates are subject to change.

HANDICAP/LIMITED MOBILITY SEATING 
Handicap/Limited Mobility Seating is available. For more information, please contact the ticket office at 800-575-CATS (2287).

GENERAL INFORMATION 
The Ohio Athletics Ticket Office is located at the Convocation Center and is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information, please call 800-575-CATS (2287).



Singing Men of Ohio Concert

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 2 PM, Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium 

The concert is FREE, and will feature performances by the Singing Men of Ohio and the associated a Capella group, Section Eight-Acapella Collective. 



Ohio University Fashion Associates: Annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show

Saturday, April 11, 2015 , Baker Ballroom 

Raffle begins at 12 noon, Runway begins at 1PM.

FREE event, food and drink provided!



Zip Line Adventure

Sunday, April 12 at 10 AM and 1 PM, The Ridges Challenge Course 

Calling all families and students – head for the Ridges to catch some air on the Outdoor Pursuits zip line! We will provide you the equipment and instruction; you provide the excitement as you climb to the take-off platform and flu down a 300 foot zip line. Destined to be the talk of Mom’s Weekend, so sign up early.

$25/person fee includes all equipment, instruction, and optional shuttle to the zip line facility.

 



Ohio Baseball vs. Bowling Green

Sunday, April 12 at 1 PM, Bob Wren Stadium 

HOME SINGLE-GAME TICKETS 
General admission seats for all regular season home events are $5 each. Children ages 3 and older must have a ticket for admission. To purchase single game tickets, call 800-575-CATS (2287) or visit the Ohio Athletics Ticket Office inside the Convocation Center.

STUDENT TICKETS 
Ohio University students are eligible to receive free tickets to all regular-season home athletic events with a valid Ohio University ID. Students must show their student ID at the gate.

GAME DAY INFORMATION 
Gates open 90 minutes prior to game time, with the exception of baseball, which opens 2 hours prior. Alcoholic beverages, coolers and pets are not permitted inside the stadium or arena. There are no refunds or exchanges. All game times and dates are subject to change.

HANDICAP/LIMITED MOBILITY SEATING 
Handicap/Limited Mobility Seating is available. For more information, please contact the ticket office at 800-575-CATS (2287).

GENERAL INFORMATION 
The Ohio Athletics Ticket Office is located at the Convocation Center and is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information, please call 800-575-CATS (2287).



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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