Parents & Family Celebration set for Sept. 21

The Magic at SHIP is the theme of the Parents & Family Celebration at Shippensburg University Sept. 21 featuring a series of events throughout the day. The complete list of events is available online at Among the highlights are:

  • parentsday13Pancake breakfast with Interim President Jody Harpster, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Reisner Dining Hall. Participants are asked to RSVP.
  • Family Fun Zone, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the CUB Ship Deck Amphitheatre featuring games, family-friendly crafts, inflatables and prizes.
  • The Red Raiders football team will host East Stroudsburg at 1 p.m. in Seth Grove Stadium.
  • Field hockey hosts IUP at 1 p.m.
  • Men’s soccer hosts Point Park, 4 p.m.
  • Grace B. Luhrs University Elementary School Fall Festival, 4 to 8 p.m. at the Student recreation Complex.
  • Grand buffet dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m. in Reisner Dining Hall. Advance registration is required.
  • “A Night Under the Stars” will be presented at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in Dibert Planetarium. Space is available for 55 people on a first-come, first-served basis. 

  • Craig Karges will combine the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition at 8 p.m. in the CUB multi-purpose room. Advance registration is required.  

For information, contact Elizabeth Purswani at, David Meckes at, or Amanda Gelber at