For release: March 27, 2008
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Parents and family members will have a chance to visit with their University of Memphis
students and have some fun during Family Weekend, April 12-13. Activities will include
sporting events, entertainment, a reception hosted by the Parents Club, a recipe contest,
Saturday activities will include the Blue-Gray spring football game, softball games
on the Park Avenue campus, Team Rootberry (an extreme juggling act), and a choice
between a theater production of George Orwell's Animal Farm on campus or the University
Singers' performance of Berlioz's Requiem at the Cannon Center downtown.
Sunday's events will include the Presidential Leadership Recognition Awards, a reception
with U of M President Shirley Raines and other administrators, and the All-Sing singing
competition for fraternities and sororities.
The cost – $20 per person or $50 per family – includes All-Sing tickets. To register
for Family Weekend, call 901-678-2586 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for reservations is Friday, April 4.
For more information, call 901-678-2333.