Family Weekend 2022
Family Weekend 2022 will be held Friday September 30th-Sunday October 2nd.
Registration is required to attend Family Weekend. Registration is free for students and up to two guests. Any additional guests will be $40 per guest.
Registration is now closed.
Friday, September 30th
|7:00pm||Reception with President Stoute *Pre-Registration Required*||Location Printed on Ticket|
Saturday, October 1st
Everything You Wanted to Know about Refugees, but Were Too Afraid to Ask
Sponsored by the Political Science Department
|Old Main 104|
|1:00pm||Men's Soccer Vs. Mount St. Mary's||Demske Field|
Writing Family Stories: A Reading and Conversation with Canisius Creative Writing Faculty
Sponsored by the Creative Writing Department
|Old Main 108|
Ban the Jesuits- A Role Play Simulation
Sponsored by the Religious Studies Department
|Old Main 104|
|3:30pm-4:30pm||Together we Rise: Conversation with President Stoute||Montante Cultural Center|
|8:00pm||Comedy Magician John Cassidy||Montante Cultural Center|
Headliner: John Cassidy
John Cassidy is a professional comedian, magician, and balloon artist who holds several Guinness World Records® for balloon sculpting speed. His records include Most Balloon Sculptures Completed in One Hour and Most Balloon Sculptures completed in One Minute.
He has appeared numerous times on television as either a stand-up comedian, magician or as a Guinness Book of Records® celebrity. He has been a guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Martha Stewart Living, The Weakest Link, NBC's Today Show, Live With Regis and Kelly, and the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon four times.
He has also been featured in several periodicals including FHM, National Geographic Kids' Magazine, Time, Better Homes and Gardens and The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Though known for his Guinness World Records®, he is sought after for his stage show which he has presented across the US and internationally, performing for family, corporate and collegiate audiences.
He is a frequent performer aboard Disney Cruise Lines and has been honored to perform at the White House five times. Other well know venues have included The Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA, Foxwoods Casino, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas, the Flamingo Las Vegas and The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, CA.
He currently resides in the rural outskirts of Philadelphia with his wife Jennifer, daughter Kayla, two bunnies (Samantha and Tabitha), and a dove named Steve.
Sunday, October 2nd
|12:00pm||Family Mass||Christ the King Chapel|
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