6:30 – 8 p.m.
Welcome Party
Harre Union, Ballroom
Kick off the weekend with a barbecue dinner. Test your trivia knowledge, let your little ones color, or simply hang out together and catch up.

8 p.m.
Family Movie
Harre Union, Ballroom
All ages are welcome for this viewing of “Finding Dory.” Seating and floor space will be available. Children may bring pillows and blankets, and even dress in pajamas! University Programming Council will provide free popcorn.

8 p.m.
Mr. Burns
Valparaiso University Center for the Arts (VUCA), Studio Theatre
After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of “The Simpsons” episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory. A paean to live theater, Mr. Burns is an animated exploration of how the pop culture of one era might evolve into the mythology of another. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and non-Valpo students, and free to Valpo faculty, staff and students. Tickets may be purchased online, by calling the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts Box Office at 219.464.5162, or in person. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m, and is located in the VUCA administrative suite.

8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Public Observatory Open House
Campus Observatory (Neils Science Center – Room 224 in event of poor weather)
Pending a clear night, there will be a viewing of the moon, nebulae, and star clusters. If cloudy, a show will be presented at the Planetarium in Neils Science Center.

9:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Public Demonstration, Sara-South Telescope (Chile)
Neils Science Center – Room 234
A demonstration of remote viewing from the SARA Consortium Telescope in Arizona.

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