Homecoming 2013 inspired by classic film
Posted on October 14, 2013
The Wizard will come to the Valley for Homecoming 2013.
With the theme "There's No Place Like the Valley," Homecoming will put a new twist on the classic film, "The Wizard of Oz."
Events will run Friday and Saturday, October 18-19 and are open to students, faculty and staff members, and community members.
The highlights of Saturday’s events include the Laker football game at 7 p.m. against Northern Michigan University.
Other events that will take place Saturday include the following:
• Laker Homecoming 5K Run/Walk: Run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. with a Kids Fun Run at 10 a.m. at the Kelly Family Sports Center. For more information call Nick Polk at (616) 331-3360.
• Pancake Breakfast: Refuel after the race at the annual Pancake Breakfast at 10 a.m. on the basketball courts near the Kelly Family Sports Center. Register by clicking here, prices are $5 for adults, $3 for children 4-12.
• Alumni and Friends Tailgate: Visit campus organizations and take your picture with Dorthy and the gang on the outdoor basketball courts near the Kelly Family Sports Center from 4 to 6:45 p.m. Register here for the tailgate party; cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 4-12.
• Volleyball to host Wayne State on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 4 p.m.
• Soccer to host Findlay on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.
For a full list of events and details visit www.gvsu.edu/homecoming or call Alumni Relations at (616) 331-3590.