Family Weekend

Giving Day 2022

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

4:30pm-7:00pm Dinner Dining Hall
7:00pm Reception with President Stoute *Pre-Registration Required* Location Printed on Ticket


Saturday, October 1st

9:00am-11:00am Brunch Dining Hall

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
4:00pm-7:30pm Fallfest The Quad
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

10:30am-1:30pm Brunch Dining Hall
12:00pm Family Mass Christ the King Chapel

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