Friends & Family Weekend 2017 announced

LEHMAN, Pa. — Penn State Wilkes-Barre Division of Student Affairs and Athletics has announced Friends & Family Weekend, being held Oct. 26 to 29. 

Thursday evening’s kickoff will include a pizza and bonfire (weather permitting) party with live music by Gary Johnson.

Friday night’s events will feature the world's foremost mindreader, motivational speaker, entertainer and author, multi-award winner Robert Channing. Channing’s show is a high-energy presentation that involves body language, human behavior, and visuals that will make your head explode. He continues to be acknowledged as one of the top mentalists in the world and has performed for thousands of audiences in some of the most elite venues across the world. This event will include a Desert Reception and the show is all age appropriate.

Saturday will bring several simultaneous events including: basketball games, campus tours, arts & crafts, drone demonstrations, and the THON Zombie 5K.

The weekend will wrap up on Sunday with Breakfast with the Nittany Lion. Reservations for Friends & Family Weekend are required by Oct.15.

For more information including pricing and specific event information, contact Jackie Warnick-Piatt, student activities coordinator at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, at [email protected] or 570-675-9284.