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Parent/Family Weekend

Saturday Schedule

Saturday October 19, 2019


Parent/Guardian Mingle (Free)

10:00am - 11:00am

Parents and guardians, enjoy refreshments as you mingle with other families and the Transitions and Parent/Family programs staff. Ask questions, meet other families from your area, and make meaningful connections that will last. Parents/Guardians. This session is for Parent/Guardians only. Lantern Room, Student Center


Hootie’s Super Fan Hangout (Not available to register online, can pay in person day of event)

11:00am - 1:00pm

Hootie fans get ready to have some fun! Prior to the start of our home athletic events hang out with Hootie the Owl, get a family caricature drawn, win prizes, get your face painted, and more!! Who has the most KSC spirit? Come mingle and get ready for game time! (Food tent available for paid registrants)
Student Center Lawn


Meet & Greet with the Keene State Dining Team

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join the Director of Campus Life in the Dining Commons for a meet and greet with our Chefs, Resident District Manager, and key members of the Keene State Dining management team. Learn about some of our major programs and dining offerings, meet the team, and have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. And of course, snacks will be provided!
Zorn Dining Commons


Cornhole Tournament - SOLD OUT

11:30am - 3:00pm

Join us for a friendly Cornhole Tournament on the Student Center Lawn! Teams are open to all (Guardian-Student, Student-Student, Guardian-Guardian), times will be sent to teams prior to the event! We will use a bracket system, games will be played within this time frame.


Home Athletic Games

Women’s Volleyball - Spaulding Gym - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
Women’s Soccer - Owl Athletic Complex - 1:00pm
Swim & Dive Senior Night - Spaulding Pool - 1:00pm


Murder Mystery Dinner - SOLD OUT

($20 parent/family/guest, KSC Student - no cost, 12 & under are free)

6:00pm - 8:00pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)

Guests will participate in Best Laid Plans an interactive murder mystery.

Come to the quintessential whodunnit thriller at the estate of Sir Warren Peace and get thrown into a night of mystery, intrigue, and murder you will never forget. With a killer crowd of people just waiting for murder to arrive on the scene, this night will keep everyone looking over their shoulders and guessing who the next victim will be! Bribe suspects for clues and gather information to uncover the unhinged guest who is whacking all the invitees. Just be careful, because you could be next!
Student Center, Mabel Brown Room


SAC presents: Magician Farrell Dillon

7:00pm in the Night Owl Cafe (NOC - 2nd floor Student Center)

The NOC will be open for popcorn and drinks during this time so viewers can grab some snacks while they watch!

Seating will be first come first served.


Events around Keene

Apple Picking at Alyson’s Orchard


10:00am - 6:00pm

Travel over to Alyson’s Orchard (about 20 minutes away) to pick your own fruit in the orchard and visit the farm-stand to enjoy their seasonal offerings: fresh-baked apple pies, unpasteurized apple cider, a large selection of fruit wines made from Alyson’s apples and peaches, and gifts that capture the essence of New England.

Walldogs Mural Tour

Explore downtown in awe as you see you the beautiful murals the Walldogs Magical History Tour team has created just for Keene, NH. Maps can be downloaded at the link below, all murals are within walking distance of our campus. Map

Contact KSC Parents

Elliot Center Map
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435-2020

603-358-2064 or parents@keene.edu