JBU Hosts Family Weekend 2014

John Brown University will host the annual Family Weekend on Feb. 21 and 22. The weekend’s events will include the Student Talent & Variety Show, a student performance of “Robin Hood” and several athletic events.

President Chip Pollard will open the weekend with a chapel service at a 10 a.m. on Friday. Parents and students are invited to sit in on a few of JBU’s most popular classes during the course of the day.

The University Drama Department will present a comedic version of “Robin Hood” on Friday at 7 p.m. and on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available at www.jbu.edu/tickets or by calling 479-524-7382.

A special family brunch will be offered in the Kresge Dining Hall from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

JBU’s men and women’s Ultimate Frisbee teams will scrimmage at 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning, with the JBU rugby team playing at 11 a.m. Sports will resume at 3 p.m. with the women’s basketball game, which will be followed by a men’s basketball game at 5 p.m.

The weekend will conclude Saturday night with the Student Talent & Variety Show in the Cathedral of the Ozarks. Identical performances will take place at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., with winners announced at the 9 p.m. showing. Tickets are $4 each at the door.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked No. 2 overall and No. 1 Best Value among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report. JBU enrolls more than 2,500 students from 42 states and 44 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and a founding member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.