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Cancelled: Sibling Weekend 2020

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Sibling Weekend 2020 has been canceled as the University continues to monitor and take all necessary precautions to minimize the COVID-19 situation and keep the safety and well-being of our University community our top priority. We thank you for your understanding and hope to see you at a future event. 

Gamma Phi Circus Spring Shows

The 91st anniversary of Illinois State’s Gamma Phi Circus highlights the weekend’s activities with shows at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, and Saturday, April 18, and a 1 p.m. Saturday matinee. Regular-priced tickets can be purchased through the Redbird Athletics Ticket Office, online, or at the door during show weekend.

Sibling Carnival

Before the Saturday matinee, Student Alumni Council invites students and siblings to attend the annual Sibling Carnival. This popular Sibling Weekend tradition is kid-approved and open to everyone that has a youth ticket to the matinee show. The carnival includes a variety of games, face painters, prizes, and fun for kids of all ages.

Hit the Ice at Open Skate

Get to the Bloomington Ice Center for a fun time on the ice. Stop by either Saturday, April 18 from 1-3:20 p.m. on Sunday, April 19 from 2-3:20 p.m. Cost to skate is $6 and skate rental is $2/person.

An Afternoon Under the Stars at Illinois State Planetarium

Take in a show at the Illinois State Planetarium (located next to Felmley Hall of Science Annex) with “From Earth to the Universe.” Bring your siblings for a 2-3 p.m. showing on Saturday, April 18. Admission for Illinois State students and children 5-12 is $4. Adults are $5. Tickets can be purchased 20 minutes before the show with limited seating.

Redbird Baseball

Redbird baseball takes on Dallas Baptist University all weekend. Take your siblings to Duffy Bass Field over by Tri-Towers to root for our team. Games are Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. and are free!

Those interested in submitting a program/event for Sibling Weekend or with questions can contact Danielle Brady.



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