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*****Moms Day will be April 4, 2020****

Past Moms Day Events

Saturday, April 13, 2019



We will be selling Moms Day T-shirts, limited quantity, cash or check only.


Saturday, 9:00am


University Union Concourse, ground floor

Event Highlights:

10th Annual Donna Phillips Memorial 5K Fun Run / Dog Walk
Dates & Times:

Saturday, April 13, 8:30 am

  • 8:30 am check-in
  • 9:30 am 5K run begins
  • 9:35 am 5K dog run begins
  • 9:40 am dog walk begins

Brophy Hall, East Entrance

Additional Information:

Proceeds will benefit the Department of Kinesiology and their student organizations at Western Illinois University.
For more information go to

A Day at the Lake

Enjoy the first blooms of spring and the peace and serenity of nature at Lake Argyle.

Dates & Times:

Saturday, April 13th


Argyle Lake State Park, Colchester, IL
These 1-2 mile hikes will begin at the park visitor center.

Additional Information:

For more information, please call the park visitor center at (309)776-3422.

Chair Massages

Licensed massage therapist offering soothing chair massages on-site for $1/minute; cash, check, debit, credit, or Rocky Dollars are accepted.

Dates and Times:

Saturday, April 13th, 9:30-4:30 pm


Spencer Recreation Center, Staff Conference Room

 Moms' Day Bags Tournament
Dates and Times:

Saturday, April 13th,10:30-12:30


On the Lawn between Q-Lot and East Entrance to Rec. Center

Additional Information:

Cost: $10.00 per team.  Go to and fill out the registration form.  All proceeds will be donated to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight.  Questions?  Contact Steve Wallace at


 Get Ready to Zumba

Join us for Zumba Class.

Dates and Time:

Saturday, April 13th, 1pm


Spencer Recreation Center, Fitness Studio West

 Big Pink Volleyball

Big Pink Volleyball is as easy as counting to 3! 1...2...3 If you can do that you can play. Great way to have fun and make memories to last a life time. Free, and no registration required!

Dates & Times:

Saturday, April 13, 2:00PM - 4:00 PM


Spencer Student Recreation Center

Additional Information:

Teams will be put together by the recreation center and require Moms to participate.

Mom's Throw-a-thon

Attend a pottery/clay workshop with Professor Ian Shelly. Participants will take part in a team building exercise to warm their hands up and then will work on the pottery wheel. The clay will wash out but casual attire is recommended. Smocks or aprons are not provided.

Dates & Times:

Saturday, April 13th, 3:30PM


HPA 111 in the Heating Plant Annex

Additional Information:


Inter-Hall Council is hosting an evening of bowling.  The event is first come first served.  The cost of bowling, shoe rentals, pizza and a free drink is provided for the first 50 people. 

Dates & Times:

Saturday, April 13th, 4-6 PM

Digger's Bowling (Off-Campus)

Battle of the Brushes

Watch 12 artists create paintings in just 30 minutes and will vote to determine the winners. Guests will also enjoy tasty hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a silent auction and raffle prizes. In addition, all of the paintings created during the Battle will be available for purchase during the event. There may even be celebrity sightings or other surprises!

 Dates & Time:

Saturday, April 13th, 7:00PM


WCI Arts Center. 25 East Side Square in Macomb, Illinois.

Additional Information:

Doors open at 6:30; the first round of painting begins at 7:00. Tickets are $35 for one; 2 or more tickets are $25 each, so bring a friend or two! Purchase in advance through PayPal at,
or reserve through or 309-836-2782. All proceeds from the event will go to support the WCI Arts Center. Enjoy a fun and unique evening as you support your Arts Center at
this fundraising event!


Choral Masterworks Concert

Immerse yourself in the beautiful music of the Choral Masterworks Concert.

Dates & Times:

Saturday, April 13, 7:30pm


COFAC Recital Hall

Additional Information:

Admission is Free

Dates & Times:

Saturday, April 13, 8:00PM


Grand Ballroom, University Union Second Floor

Additional Information:
  • It's free
  • Open to all students and family members
  • Multiple games
  • Prizes for every game
  • Free popcorn

Moms' Day Info

Other Events
  • Festival of L.I.F.E (Learning Is ForEver) at Veterans Park Macomb, IL 2-8 p.m.
  • Mural Project - at Western Illinois Museum
  • Walking Tour - starting at Western Illinois Museum 10:30 a.m.