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Family Day at WIU
September 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Make your plans now for Family Day 2016! No Registration needed. Below is the list of events
Family Day Activities for Saturday, September 10 2016
Chair Massage by Tammy
9:00 am to 7:00 pm
On-site, licensed massage therapist, Tammy Jo Miller offers soothing massage for $1.00/minute; cash, check, debit or credit, or Rocky Dollars accepted at Spencer Student Recreation Center, Colgate Room.
Call the Campus Recreation Office at (309) 298-1228 ext. 221 or 222 to schedule an appointment.
Leatherneck Game Day Tailgating
Southwest corner of Q Lot
10:00AM – 4:00PM.
Enjoy socializing with the Leatherneck Nation! Spots are first-come, first-served. No glass containers. Clean up is required.Family Day T-Shirt Sales Table
Hanson Field grounds, near the tall flags
12PM – 3:00PM.
Information, directions and t-shirt sales with the University Union Board, sponsors of Family Day. See t-shirt sample in the Family Day main page listing.
T-shirt prices: Youth-XL $10/2XL-3XL $12
Leatherneck Football: WIU Leathernecks vs. Northern Arizona
If you would like to purchase football tickets in advance, please visit goleathernecks.com or contact the ticket office at: (309) 298-1190.
Purchase Football Tickets Online
Suggested Activities for Sunday, September 11
Brunch in the Halls!
Thompson or Corbin/Olson Hall dining centers.
See Campus Map for locations.
11:00AM – 1:30PM
Cash and student cards accepted ONLY.
Sodexo Campus Services provides an a la carte Sunday brunch with something for everyone. Family Day menu
Macomb Area Restaurants serving Breakfast:
Macomb Family Diner, West Jackson Street, serving from 7AM-3PM
The Red Ox, 1302 West Jackson Street, serving from 11AM-2PM
Rocky’s Bar & Grill, 1402 West Jackson Street, serving from 7AM-2PM
Sunrise Family Restaurant, 307 East University Drive, serving breakfast from 6AM-11PM
Ball Fore Family Fun
US HWY 136, west of Macomb.
Call 309-836-9741 for hours.
Offering mini-golf at $5 per person; batting cages at $1 per token for 12 pitches; golf driving range at $5 per bucket of balls; free sand volleyball court and basketball court. All equipment available.
Spring Lake Park On Your Own Activities
Located 2 miles North of Macomb & Western Illinois University on Route 67 West. Take a left on Spring Lake Road and go 1.8 miles. Entrance is on the right.
5:30AM – 10:00PM
Enjoy the quaint setting by a 230 acre lake stocked with numerous fish and where you don’t need a reservation to camp. Amenities include: two boat launches, bait, ice, firewood, canoe, row boat rentals, horseshoe pit, hiking/biking trails, and playground.
Other Local Event Calendars
- Argyle Lake State Park
- Bushnell-Prairie City Schools
- City of Bushnell
- City of Macomb
- Macomb.com Event Calendar
- Macomb Chamber of Commerce
- Macomb Park District
- Macomb School District
- McDonough County Board Committee Meeting Schedule
- McDonough County Special Recreation Association
- McDonough County United Way