October 21, 2011
celebrate the families of St. John's University and promote campus
life, the Staten Island campus held its Sixth Annual Family Fun Day
on Saturday, October 15, 2011.
The event, sponsored by the St. John’s
University’s Department of Student Life, drew over 350 attendees
including students and their families, administrators, staff and
The day’s events began with an all you can eat
food carnival which included hamburgers, hot dogs, gyros, funnel
cakes and more. At the same time St. John’s students and guests
enjoyed fun entertainment and activities such as Sand Art, Balloon
Art, Frog Bog, Basketball Shoot-Out, and Fast Pitch, just to name a
Various clubs and organizations hosted stations
around the event providing face and pumpkin painting, cotton candy
A special appearance by St. John’s mascot,
Johnny Thunderbird thrilled children of all ages with his dance
moves while also taking photos with guests in attendance.
day concluded in a spirit of thankful worship at 4:30 p.m. with a
Mass celebrated by Fr. John Kettelberger. The Magnificat
Gospel Choir and Upbeat Glee Club joined the Campus Ministry Choir
in providing spirited and prayerful music to conclude the exciting
and fun-filled day.
For more information contact Kimberly
Palmieri-Mouded, Associate Dean, Division of Student Affairs, by
calling 718-390-4345 or e-mail inquiries to email@example.com.
Late breaking news and information regarding St. John’s can be
obtained by visiting the University web site at www.stjohns.edu/news.