**Please be sure to check this schedule regularly as more events may be added**
8am - 5pm Follow
your Student to Class!
Step into the shoes of your student for a day. Ask your student to check with individual instructors to make sure there is an open seat for you in the classroom. Students are welcome to introduce parents to faculty!
9am - 4pm URI Bookstore Hours
Check out the newest selection of URI pride t-shirts, hooded fleece, sweat pants and jerseys in an assortment of colors, styles and sizes. If clothing isn't what you're looking for, you can also check out the Rhody stuffed animals for the kids or look through the variety of accessories including customized URI pens, glass mugs, flags, pennants or car decals. The bookstore also sells gift cards which make for a perfect gift for your student!
10am - 11:50am Public Skate
Boss Ice Arena
$6 to skate, $5 skate rentals
Students w/ URI ID and Family Members $3 to skate
(URI Student must accompany family)
The Boss Ice Arena will be hosting an open ice afternoon for family weekend. The arena offers a friendly atmosphere where your family can enjoy ice skating while listening to fun music and socializing with other families and members of the community.
11am - 4pm
Tour the new Anna Fascitelli Fitness & Wellness Center
Thanks to the generous private donations from Bank of America and URI alumnus Michael Fascitelli ’78 and his wife, Beth. URI renovated the 29,618 square foot, former award-winning Roger Williams Dining Hall, originally constructed in 1969, into a 33,000 square foot full-service fitness and wellness center.The new modernized facility will provide state-of-the-art fitness equipment and services designed to promote the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff in a safe, inviting, environment.
The Center is named in honor of Fascitelli’s late mother, Anna.
12pm - 4pm Coffee and Snack
The Memorial Union, 193° Coffeehouse, Ram's Den or Ram's Escape
Rhody Market at Hope Commons.
Relax and enjoy a coffee and a snack with your student.
12pm - 4pm Weekend Updates & Information
The Memorial Union Main Lounge
Stop by and check out local areas of interest, restaurant guides and general information.
3pm - 4:30pm Multicultural Center Reception
Hardge Forum (Room 101).
The Multicultural Center's staff and students welcome the opportunity to show you the new facility to explain various unique Multicultural programs and exhibit past and future events they have to offer.
4pm - 7pm Think like a Comic!
A Standup Comedy Workshop for the URI Community
Memorial Union, Atrium 1
Contact: Jillian Belanger, from the Harrington School of Communication and Media's Humor Symposium Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on Twitter at @ComedyScholar.
Check the website for full details at OpenMicOpenMinds.com.
Rhody Dinner Suggestions
Dine at the fabulous Hope Commons with your student. Sample the pasta selections, hot or cold deli sandwiches, burgers, a gourmet salad bar, omelets cooked-to-order at Mainfare among other items located in Hope Commons. Cash or student guest passes, if available, may be used for entry
For restaurant suggestions see www.southcountyri.com, www.visitri.com or www.gonewport.com.
Be Aggressive by Annie Weisman
J Studio Theatre
$20 General, $15 Seniors, URI Faculty/Staff, $12 Students
In the Southern California community of Vista Del Sol, life should be paradise. But life is thrown into chaos when 17 - year - old Laura's mother is killed in a gruesome hit and run accident. Suddenly thrown into the roles of wife to her distant workaholic father and mother to her precocious younger sister Hannah, Laura struggles to cope with grief, sudden adulthood, and the hell of high school life
URI Concert Band
URI Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall
Admission $12 general, $7 students.
A Celebration of the music from Brian Cardany, Conductor.