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2/21/2003 Linfield welcomes families to campus for weekend

McMINNVILLE – More than 200 family members are expected to attend Wildcat Family Weekend March 14-15 at Linfield College.

Registration for the weekend will be Friday, March 14, from 3 to 8 p.m. in Riley Hall.

Events include a walk through the Miller Fine Arts Center from 3 to 5 p.m. and a billiard and dart tournament is planned at 8 p.m. in Riley Hall followed by “Movie at the Mac” at the Mack Theatre in downtown McMinnville. Cost for the movie is $1.

Several events are planned for Saturday, March 15, beginning with registration in Riley

Hall and a family brunch in Dillin Hall from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost for the brunch is $5. Vivian Bull, president of Linfield College, will present “What’s New at Linfield” at 10 a.m. in Riley Hall. She will discuss the current expansion at the Keck Campus, including construction of the new library and theatre facility. Following the presentation Lisa Garvey ‘86, director of alumni relations, will discuss the new parents program, a way for Linfield parents to get involved in the lives of current Linfield students.

Saturday events also include a trip to the Bayou Golf Club to hit a bucket of balls on their driving range from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and a trip to the Evergreen Aviation Museum from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Families can also participate in painting and firing a piece of pottery at Blue Haze in downtown McMinnville from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for the driving range is $5, cost for the museum trip is $9 and cost for the pottery trip varies on the amount of pieces purchased.

A comedian will perform at 8 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium followed by a dessert in Riley Hall at 9:30. Cost for the each event is $2.

For more information, contact the Associated Students of Linfield College at 503-883-2543.