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NIU to host annual Family Weekend

By Sarah LaLond | October 4, 2019

DeKALB — Bring the family to check out NIU and the DeKalb area with NIU’s annual Family Weekend, Oct. 4 through Oct. 6. There are suggested area hotels and parking available on Orientation and Family Connections’ website.Jonamac Orchard is hosting...

The Jonamac Orchard, 1942 Shabbona Road, Malta, will be having food trucks and live music there this Saturday.

Jonamac Orchard invites students for Family Weekend

By Jacob Roushia | October 3, 2019

The Jonomac Orchard, 1942 Shabbona Road, Malta, will be hosting different events throughout the weekend which NIU students may attend.

Family weekend event to showcase Greek life

By Northern Star Staff | September 23, 2016

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment will host a free event open to all parents and students called the Greek Stroll/Showcase 7 p.m. Saturday. The Greek Stroll/Showcase is one of 35 events that will be featured during Family Weekend that lasts...

Family weekend gives students chance to spend time with their loved ones

By MaryJo Kratochvil | September 9, 2010

Family weekend is approaching fast. NIU's annual family weekend is Sept. 10 through Sept. 12.. Christina Bieche, graduate assistant for Huskie Family Connections, said family weekend is a great time to show off the campus. "Fall Family Weekend is not...