Join us for Penn State Schuylkill's

Homecoming 2016
Oct. 10 to 15

and help celebrate

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The Arts

Celebrate the Arts during homecoming at Penn State Schuylkill

There are many fun activities scheduled for the week, so come home, visit with old friends, make new ones, and have a great time.

Oct.  10

The Art of Magic featuring Ben Seidman
8:00 p.m., Morgan Auditorium

Be entertained by some of the neatest tricks around and the best jokes. Ben has captivated an audience at Schuylkill before, if you missed out the first time make sure to be present for this show!

Oct. 11

Turn Old to New
7:00 p.m., Nittany V Commons

Learn how to turn one of your old shirts into to an awesome new bag and many more recycle opportunities.

Oct. 12

Community Service
1:10 p.m., transportation meets at Nittany II

Campus students are invited to participate in a high energy game of volleyball against students at Schuylkill IU. Sign up using Orgsync!

Art Uncorked
7:00 p.m., Walk In Art Center, Schuylkill Haven, PA

Members of Penn State Schuylkill Alumni will be hosting an evening of paint and pinot. The event is BYOB and admission is $45. To register, email pts11@psu.edu.

Oct. 13

Open Mic Poetry Night
8:00 p.m., Hidden Stream Cafe

Whether you're singing or writing, join in for open mic. Penn State Schuylkill has many talented students so come share or enjoy the works of your fellow classmates.

Oct. 14

Splash of Color
Noon, campus green

Stop by and tie-dye your homecoming t-shirt! Show your Penn State Schuylkill pride throughout the weekend by making a uniquely colorful creation.

THON Spaghetti Dinner
5:00 p.m., First United Church of Christ

Enjoy a plate and support a great cause as we host our annual spaghetti dinner. Your meal includes a salad, roll, spaghetti, and drink. Students $5, non-students $8

Oct. 15 is Friends and Family Day!

8:00 a.m. Registration, the Island in Schuylkill Haven

Start the day off with a brisk run or walk. The race will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk starting at 9:15 a.m. Register online at www.pretzelcitysports.com before Oct. 1 for $20.00.

Penn State Schuylkill Alumni Meeting
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
100 Classroom Building

Come learn more about the alumni society during their quarterly meeting. All are welcome!

Friends & Family Picnic
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Campus Green

Enjoy music, food and fun! Grab a homecoming shirt then join in on the activities. There will be something for all ages. RSVP by email to kdb132@psu.edu

Celebrate the Arts Workshops

Check out our workshops to learn a little more about the arts!

Fancy Foods
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
100 Classroom Building

Join the campus chef, Penny Shade, and learn how to turn an ordinary dessert into an extraordinary one! In the class Penny will take common sweets and discuss quick changes that will make them worthy of a 5-star meal.

Be U, Be Beautiful
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
119 Classroom Building

Healthy skin becomes the perfect palette for artistic expression. A representative from Mary Kay Cosmetics will be on hand to discuss the perfect routine for you while showing you how to make your eyes and lips pop!

Music to my Ears
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
101 Classroom Building

Jazz Improv is a key aspect of jazz. Composing on-the-spot, the instrumentalist invents solo melodies and lines over top of chord progression played by rhythm section instruments. Learn more about the subject and listen to the great sounds each instrument provides.

Creating Memories

4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
119 Classroom Building

Scrapbooking has become a popular way to create lasting pages of special events, and family memories. Join us as we discuss techniques, layouts and much more!

Movie: The Secret Life of Pets
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Morgan Auditorium

Have you ever wondered what your pets do when you leave the house each day? Enjoy popcorn and a chance to win great prizes while the adventures of New York City pets plays out on screen.


There will also be several athletic events happening throughout the week, so be sure support our teams and even participate!

A few fall teams will be playing this week,
so stop by to show your support! 

Oct.  11

MEN’S SOCCER vs. Williamson
4:00 p.m., soccer field

Oct. 12

WOMEN’S SOCCER vs. Penn State Worthington-Scranton
4:00 p.m., soccer field

Pep Rally!

7:00 P.M., gymnasium

Prepare for a blast of Penn State Schuylkill spirit! All of the fall sporting teams will be in attendance. There will be games, prizes, music and much more.

Oct.  13

MEN’S SOCCER vs. Lackawanna
4:00 p.m., soccer field

Oct.  15

ALUMNI vs. STUDENT Basketball Game
5:00 p.m., gymnasium

For the 3rd annual game, watch the fall 2016 men’s and women’s basketball teams take on the alumni! If you're an alum and want to participate, email dcc14@psu.edu