Schedule of Events

Check out the schedule of events for

Family Weekend 2021: Pacers in Space! 

Friday, September 24, 2021

6:00PM to  8:00PM Information Booth

Information Desk, Nazareth Student Center

Welcome to Marywood! Check in and receive an updated schedule of the weekend’s events. Guests can also pick up free Claws N Paws tickets to use during the weekend (limit 3 per family).
8:00PM to 10:00PM Galactic Glowout Art Field / Amphitheatre

Test your aim at blacklight axe throwing or relax on giant glowing swings and seesaws, all while enjoying free cotton candy!

Saturday, September 25, 2021

10:00AM to 12:00PM Information Booth Information Desk, Nazareth Student Center The Information Desk will be open for guests arriving on Saturday. You will receive an updated schedule of the weekend’s events. Guests can also pick up free Claws N Paws tickets to use during the weekend (limit 3 per family).
10:00AM to 11:30AM Legacy Breakfast Center for Architectural Studies All legacy alumni, legacy students, family and friends are welcome to join the Office of Alumni Engagement for a continental breakfast with Sister Mary Persico IHM, Ed.D. '69. A Legacy group picture will be taken at 11am, with individual photos to follow. All legacy alumni and students will receive a commemorative gift!
11:00AM to 2:00PM Brunch On Your Own

Main Dining Room, Nazareth Student Center

Cost for this meal is $7 per person.  Students may use their meal plan options. A wide variety of popular menu options served in the Main Dining Room

1:00PM to 2:30PM BINGO

Calabro Delfino Amphitheatre

BINGO is a Marywood favorite, so test your luck for a chance to win great prizes totaling $2,000 in value! Delight in a free dessert bar before we play!

12:00PM Women's Field Hockey v. Cedar Crest College Turf Field
3:00PM Women's Soccer v. Alvernia University Turf Field
6:00PM Men's Soccer vs. Arcadia University Turf Field
3:00PM Class of 2024 Arch Walk & Class Photo Marywood Arch Members of the Class of 2024 are invited to participate in this Orientation tradition! 

Staff will assist guests in forming a “human tunnel” leading from the Arch to the LAC Steps (in front of the Rotunda) which students will walk through – so get your cameras ready! We will begin lining guests up at 3:00pm and the Arch Walk will begin at approximately 3:15pm.

4:00PM "Boss of the Toss" Cornhole Tournament Calabro Delfino Amphitheatre

Compete for the title of Boss of the Toss! Pre-register here!

Hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement

4:30PM to 7:00PM Dinner On Your Own Main Dining Room, Nazareth Student Center Cost for this meal is $9 per person. Students may use their meal plan options.Enjoy a leisurely dinner in the Main Dining Room or experience one of Scranton’s many excellent eateries. Restaurant listings available at the Information Booth in the Nazareth Student Center.
6:00PM Celebration of the Eucharist Marian Chapel, Swartz Center Families of all faiths are warmly invited to join us for this vigil celebration of Mass as we gather to pray for the intentions of our students, their families, and the Marywood community.
7:00PM Marywood Dance Team Performance Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center

The Marywood University Dance Team will perform routines that will be featured at both men’s and women’s basketball games.

8:00PM to 11:00PM Cosmic Carnival Center for Athletics & Wellness Parking Lot / Insalaco Arena

Step on up! Don’t miss a fun-filled evening featuring UFO laser tag, glow mini golf, cosmic bowling, space photos, a giant sticky Velcro wall, games including Alien Invasion & Speed Light Arena, and blacklight airbrush tattoos. Great for all ages!

9:30PM Starlight Cinema feat. "Guardians of the Galaxy" (PG-13) Calabro Delfino Amphitheatre

Join us for a free outdoor showing of this hit movie on the big screen and enjoy free popcorn and candy! Blankets will be provided to the first 50 families.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

10:00AM Space Race 5K Check-in at the Center for Athletics & Wellness

Participate in a family fun run to benefit the Marywood University Cross Country & Track and Field teams! Cost is $5 for Marywood students, faculty & staff; $10 for Marywood family members; and $20 for general public. The first 75 registrations will receive a free race t-shirt!

11:00AM to 2:00PM Brunch On Your Own Main Dining Room, Nazareth Student Center Cost for this meal is $7 per person. Students may use their meal plan options. Enjoy a relaxing brunch as the weekend comes to a close.

Throughout the Weekend

The Center for Athletics and Wellness will be open for use to any student or family member to enjoy. Please note that the minimum age requirement is sixteen for the Fitness Center (i.e. climbing wall, free weights, cardio machines).

Athletic Center Hours: Friday 7:00AM - 9:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM - 8:00 PM

Study Grounds Café: Saturday 10:00AM - 3:00PM Sunday 1:00PM - 9:00PM

Marywood Gear Shop: Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday 10:30AM - 2:30PM

Looking for more family fun? The Marywood Athletics Pacers Club Golf Outing is being held on Monday, 9/20. Click here for event details and to register! 

Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of Student Engagement at (570) 340-6016 or mkalage@marywood.edu.