University Union Board

Schedule of Events

Family Day Activities for Saturday, October 14 2017

    • Fallen Soldiers 5K
      • Ceremony: 8:30PM - Race to Follow
      • Location: MAC Gym, Spencer Student Recreation Center
      • Race proceeds benefit the Fallen Soldiers 5K Scholarship Fund, which supports veterans and service members currently enrolled at WIU.  Sponsorship opportunities are available and additional donations are welcome.
        • Pre-registration is $25 per person due on or before Monday September 25 to be guaranteed a moisture wicking shirt and finisher medal.
        • The registration fee thereafter is $35.
        • For WIU Students, the discounted rate is $20
        • Virtual race participation is available for an additional cost of $6.80 for shipping. 
      • Visit HERE for additional information or contact Digger Oster at 309-298-1800 or e-mail fallensolders5k@wiu.edu.
    • Harry Mussatto Golf Course
      • 18 holes green fees, cart, and use of the range with balls.
        • WIU students (please bring ID) and siblings = $20 per person.
        • Parents = $25 per person
      • Please contact (309) 298-3676 to sign up for a tee time.
    • Leatherneck Game Day Tailgating
      • Southwest corner of Q Lot
      • Time - 10am - 3pm (food sold from 12-2pm)
      • Enjoy socializing with the Leatherneck Nation! Spots are first-come, first-served. No glass containers. Clean up is required.
      • Sodexo Cookout - $5 per person (cash or check only) in the Rec Center grassy area.
        • Includes hotdog or hamburger/cheeseburger or veggie burger, chips, cookie, and water or soda.
    • Leatherneck Football: WIU Leathernecks vs. Missouri State
    • R&R Spa Special
      • Buy one, get one 1/2 price on ALL Manicures and Pedicures
      • 102 N Side Square
      • (309) 833-3401

Suggested Activities for Sunday, October 15

    • Brunch in the Halls!
      • Thompson or Corbin/Olson Hall dining centers.
      • See Campus Map for locations.
      • 11:00AM - 1:30PM
      • Cash and student cards accepted ONLY.
      • Sodexo Campus Services provides an a la carte Sunday brunch with something for everyone. Family Day menu
    • Macomb Area Restaurants serving Breakfast:
      • Max & Molly's, West Jackson Street, serving from 7AM-3PM
      • The Red Ox, 1302 West Jackson Street, serving from 11AM-2PM
      • Rocky's Bar & Grill, 1402 West Jackson Street, serving from 7AM-2PM
      • Sunrise Family Restaurant, 307 East University Drive, serving breakfast from 6AM-11PM
    • Ball Fore Family Fun
      • US HWY 136, west of Macomb.
      • Call 309-836-9741 for hours.
      • Offering mini-golf at $5 per person; batting cages at $1 per token for 12 pitches; golf driving range at $5 per bucket of balls; free sand volleyball court and basketball court. All equipment available.
    • Spring Lake Park On Your Own Activities
      • Located 2 miles North of Macomb & Western Illinois University on Route 67 West. Take a left on Spring Lake Road and go 1.8 miles. Entrance is on the right.
      • 5:30AM – 10:00PM
      • Enjoy the quaint setting by a 230 acre lake stocked with numerous fish and where you don't need a reservation to camp. Amenities include: two boat launches, bait, ice, firewood, canoe, row boat rentals, horseshoe pit, hiking/biking trails, and playground.