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Citadel News Service

For Release
Aug. 29. 2003

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
2003
PARENTS' WEEKEND

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

1:20 p.m. First class procession piped to Summerall Chapel by The Citadel Pipers
1:30 p.m.

Presentation of Rings, Summerall Chapel. NOTE: Seating is limited to ticket holders (two per student) only inside the chapel. A simulcast of the ring presentation will be in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.

1:45 - 3:30 p.m 4th Class Parents' Drop-In, Holliday Alumni Center.
3:45 p.m. Dress parade, Summerall Field
5 p.m. The Citadel Chorale performs, Summerall Chapel
7 p.m. Ring ceremony, McAlister Field House
9 p.m. Ring Hop, McAlister Field House.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

8 a.m. Coffee and other refreshments for parents and guests, Mark Clark Hall Auditorium (Refreshments also served in Bond Hall and Capers Hall)
8 - 8:30 a.m Report to parents by the president, provost/dean of the college, and commandant of cadets, Summerall Chapel
8:30 - 11 a.m Information Center: Sale of luncheon tickets, football tickets, mementos and company pictures, Mark Clark Hall Auditorium
8:45 - 10 a.m Visit barracks, other buildings and facilities. The Citadel Pipe Band will perform at all barracks
9 a.m. 4th Class Squad Drill Competiton on the quadrangle of Law Barracks
9:30 a.m. Band Concert - Summerall Field
10 - 11 a.m Open house for all academic departments
11a.m. Review parade in honor of parents, Summerall Field.
11:30 a.m. Pre and Post-Game Festivities at Holliday Alumni Center sponsored by The Citadel Alumni Association (food will be available for purchase).
Noon Lunch, Coward Mess Hall and Deas Hall (Tickets:$7)

Noon

Parents Prayer Ministry Luncheon, Greater Issues Room, Mark Clark Hall
2 p.m. The 2004 Summerall Guards perform at halftime at The Citadel vs. Elon University football game

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5

9 a.m Protestant (Interdenominational) Worship, Summerall Chapel. Reception to follow on the Mark Clark Hall Patio
10:45 a.m Roman Catholic Mass, Summerall Chapel. (Blessing of the Rings)
Noon Episcopal Holy Eucharist, St. Alban's Chapel. (Blessing of the Rings)
6:30 p.m Roman Catholic Mass, Summerall Chapel

NOTE: In the event of inclement weather, alternate plans for outdoor activities will be announced.

Contact Information  
Cadet Activities Office 843-953-5111
Public Affairs Office 843-953-6779
Athletic Ticket Office 843-953-5121
Alumni Office 843-953-7696

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