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    October 24-26, 2014

    Bring the whole family for aweekend of activities that showcase our students and the campus of St. Ambrose University. Meet members of the Ambrose Parent Council, watch the Fighting Bee football team take on the defending NAIA champs Grand View, get your face painted at the Family Carnival, and much more. Mark your calendars! We will see you in October!

    Friday, October 24

    5PM-6PM Casual Classics at Galvin- Madsen Hall
    A free performance from St. Ambrose Music Dept. faculty, featuring tuba player, Beth Wiese.

    5PM-7PM Family Registration in Rogalski Center
    Let us know you're here! Enter to win prizes and visit the bookstore after you pick up your 20% off coupon!

    7PM WVB vs. Huntington University at Lee Lohman Arena
    Cheer on the Queen Bees in one of their final home games of the season as they take on the Huntington University Foresters

    8:30PM Ivan Pecel, Juggler *sponsored by CAB at Rogalski Center-Ballroom
    Featured on an early season of "America's Got Talent," Ivan Pecel is a favorite on college campuses for "making juggling tolerable." A mix of comedy and juggling makes this act fun for the whole family!

    Saturday, October 25

    8:30AM-12PM Ambrose Parent Council Meeting in Rogalski Center

    10:30AM-1PM Tailgate Brunch at Cosgrove
    Before you head to the big game, enjoy traditional tailgating food along with the standard brunch fare that St. Ambrose students love so much. A few special guests may show up to make this a true tailgating experience.
    Click here to RSVP!

    11AM Fr. Bud- St. Ambrose Lecture in the Chapel
    Get to know our patron saint! Join our own, Fr. Robert "Bud" Grant, for a lecture on St. Ambrose himself. Fr. Bud is only the second American to be inducted into the Classe Ambrosiana of the Bibleoteca Ambrosiana, a prestigious Italian research center in Milan, Italy dedicated to the University's patron saint.

    1PM Football vs. Grand View at Brady Street Stadium
    Make your way to the big game as the Fighting Bees take on the defending NAIA National Champion Grand View Vikings at Brady Street Stadium. Last season, the Bees lost a heartbreaker on the Vikings turf by only two scores!

    3PM Family Carnival at Rogalski Center
    Bring the whole family for some fun carnival-style activities

    4:30PM-6:30PM Parent Donor & Legacy Family Reception at the Alumni House
    Invitation Only
    To make your gift to St. Ambrose University and be included in this exclusive event, click here.

    7PM Quad City Mallards Hockey vs. Rapid City Rush at the iWireless Center
    A limited number of complimentary tickets are available to students on a first come, first serve basis through the Office of Student Engagement.

    7:30PM Break in Reality at Galvin
    They appear on stage without the music stands or formal dress of a classical group and talk to the audience like friends, illuminating their music, be it an original composition, a song by Radiohead, or a Bach arrangement.
    Click here to purchase tickets. 

    Sunday October 26

    9AM & 10:30AM Family Mass at the Chapel
    Bring your family and join the rest of the St. Ambrose family at one of two special masses offered for Family Weekend

    We'll keep this page updated as more details are available! In the meantime, head over to the Hotels and Lodging page to make some reservations.