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4/22/2002 Linfield hosts annual Moms' Weekend

McMINNVILLE ? Mothers of Linfield College students are invited to campus for the sixth annual Moms' Weekend May 3-5.

The weekend is a chance for mothers, stepmothers, aunts, grandmothers and sisters to come to campus and spend time with their Linfield students. A variety of events are planned, all sponsored by the Associated Students of Linfield College (ASLC).

Activities will begin Friday, May 3, with registration from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall. The annual Black Student Union Barbecue will be held near the Memorial Fountain between Dillin Hall and the athletics complex from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for Linfield students on the meal plan and $4 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available at the event. Also that evening, the annual Alpha Phi sorority "Star Search" talent show will be held in Melrose Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 each, $8 for two tickets or $10 for three or more tickets, and can be purchased at the door. Proceeds from the talent show will benefit the Alpha Phi Foundation, which supports cardiac care and research. Following the show, a dessert will be offered in the Catalyst in Riley Hall.

Moms' Weekend events continue Saturday, May 4, with registration from 9 a.m. to noon in the Fred Meyer Lounge. A brunch will be held in Dillin Hall from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5 for those not on the Linfield meal plan. A track and field meet will be held at 10 a.m. In addition, students and their family members can create a flower basket at Incahoots from 2 to 3 p.m. or 3 to 4 p.m. Cost is $20. A free evening concert featuring Linfield students and alumni will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. in the H-P Park quad. Jesse Milan and Meghan Ryberg, both juniors, along with graduates Brian Odell and Tyler Paulson, will perform.

Weekend events will conclude Sunday, May 5, with a Powder Puff football game at noon. Cost is $5 per family.

For more information, contact Neil Itzen, ASLC president, at 503-883-2513, aslc@linfield.edu, or Dan Fergueson, director of student activities, at 503-883-2435.