Student Development Office

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Saturday, 9:00am
University Union Concourse, ground floor

We will be selling Moms' Day T-shirts, limited quantity, cash or check only.

Event Highlights:

8th  Annual Donna Phillips Memorial 5K Fun Run / Dog Walk

Brophy Hall, East Entrance
Saturday, April 8, 8:30 am
Proceeds will benefit the Department of Kinesiology and their student organizations at Western Illinois University. 8:30 am check in, 9:30 am 5K run begins, 9:35 am 5K dog run begins, 9:40 am dog walk begins. For more information go to

Spring Wildflower Hikes

Argyle Lake State Park, Colchester, IL
Saturday, April 8, 10:00 am - 12:00pm
Enjoy the first blooms of spring and the peace and serenity of nature on this morning nature hikes in the woods of Argyle.  These 1-2 mile hikes will begin at the park vistor center.  For more information, please call the park vistor center at (309)776-3422.

      Feather Your Nest With Mom!

West Central Illinois Arts Center, 25 East Side Square, Macomb, IL
Saturday, April 8, 1:00 pm - 3:00pm
Create a multi-media canvas that's personalized to your family. Make a speckled egg for each family member or child.  We'll guide you through a simple nest painting, then layer with burlap and papers to end up with an adorable painting just in time for Spring! We'll provide all the material you'll need to complete this canvas, along with an apron!  Snacks will be provided, and feel free to BYOB.  The Wine Sellers located just down the street at 121 S. Randolph Street is offering a 10% discount for those who attend the class.  Must show student ID in order to receive the discount.  For more information and to reserve your spot, go to            

Big Pink Volleyball

Spencer Student Recreation Center
Saturday, April 8, 3:00PM - 5:00 PM

Big Pink Volleyball is as easy as counting to 3! 1...2...3 If you can do that you can play. Teams will be put together by the recreation center and require Moms to participate. Great way to have fun and make memories to last a life time. Free, and no registration required!


Heritage Room, University Union Second Floor
Saturday, April 8, 8:00PM 

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


Moms' Day Info

Featured Event


Hainline Theatre

April 7 - 8 at 7:30pm
April 9 at 2:00pm

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