Parents’ Weekend will be held the Friday and Saturday this Homecoming weekend. Tickets for the hike to the Cal Poly P, the Mustang Corral BBQ, the wine tasting and the Homecoming game are sold out, but there will be some free events happening Friday. For questions, information or assistance with reservations, contact the Parent Program’s information line at 756-6700.
Friday night is also the Grand Reunion and Honored Alumni Awards Banquet in Chumash Auditorium. Tickets are $50.
The Mustangs will take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits for Saturday’s big Homecoming game, which has already sold out.
On Saturday, the Cal Poly Women’s Club will sponsor a fundraiser with all proceeds put toward Cal Poly student scholarships. Guests will get a barbecue lunch and a tour through a local Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home. For tickets, times and more information, contact Shirley Keif at 544-0124.
The Cal Poly chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is holding a charity softball tournament Sunday to benefit the Baby Austyn Foundation. Seven sororities, the San Luis Obispo Police Department, the Avila Beach Fire Department, San Luis Obispo Fire Department and University Police Department are teaming up to raise money to help Cal Poly alumnus Kevin Bence and his wife pay for the medical bills left behind by their son’s rare illness. There will also be fast-pitch booths with the campus police’s radar guns and an all-you-can-eat hot dog roast for $5. This all takes place at Santa Rosa Park from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Leone at (415) 272-7541.
The Cal Poly chapter of the Wheelchair Foundation is having a tennis tournament to raise money in order to send wheelchairs to Argentinians. The event will host singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches for both beginning and advanced players ages 18 and over. The entrance fees are $25 for singles players and $40 for a doubles team, but Cal Poly students receive $5 off their entrance fees. Contact Maggie Higgins at firstname.lastname@example.org to register or ask questions.
– Compiled by Sara Hamilton