Family Day on Hawk Hill

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Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 17, 2022

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: SJU Bookstore Open

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: University City Morning Meet-up – LLC Lobby

Meet your student for a continental breakfast in the Living & Learning Commons (LLC) lobby on
University City campus.

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Registration - Cardinal Foley Center

Stop by to pick up your tickets for the Hawk Hill Picnic and ask any questions you may have about the day.

11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. - Barnes Arboretum Tours - Entrance on Lapsley Lane

Join Arboretum Assistant Director and horticulturist Bill Rein for a 45-minute tour of the Barnes Arboretum to learn about the unique history and plants of this campus jewel of Saint Joseph's University. Tours begin at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and are limited to the first 18 people to arrive.

For self-guided tours, maps are available, and student docents are stationed throughout the arboretum and can answer questions and provide insight into the arboretum's unique offerings.

Come get to know the arboretum and all that it has to offer our campus community!

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Hawk Hill Picnic - Curran Lawn

Join in the fun and enjoy a BBQ lunch, performances by SJU student groups, Stuff-A-Hawk, caricaturists, freshly made kettle corn and Mister Softee! Tickets are available on sjutickets.com now through Wednesday, September 13th. Tickets may also be purchased at the Registration Center on Family Day. Stuff-A-Hawk will be limited to 1 hawk per family. Check out the information below to learn more about the menu and ticket pricing. 

Stuff-A-Hawk will be limited to 1 hawk per family, while supplies last. Pre-registration for Stuff-A-Hawk has closed. Limited hawks will be available for walk-ups starting at 2pm, pending availability.

Check out the information below to learn more about the menu and ticket pricing.

We're happy to have several student performances at the Hawk Hill Picnic! Please see the scedule below: 

12:00 - 12:30  - 54th and City

12:30 - 1:00  - Hawkappella

1:00 - 1:30  - Irish Dance

1:30 - 2:00 - The City Belles

2:30 - 3:00 - Pi Lambda Phi's Rock Group

3:15 p.m.: Quizzo - Curran Lawn

Put your heads together as a family or a group of friends to play this popular trivia game and win some great prizes.

4:30 p.m.: Mass - Chapel of St. Joseph 

Celebrate Mass with Fr. Dan Joyce, Saint Joseph's and the SJU community. All members of our community are welcome! Please note that seating is limited. 

6:00 p.m. - Men's Rugby vs. West Chester - Sweeney Field

7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.: Big Money Bingo - Mandeville Teletorium 

One of Hawk Hill Productions' most popular events. Feel free to bring your family to Bingo! Prizes include electronics, Philly sports team swag and SJU apparel. Hawk Hill Productions will distribute tickets at 6:30 p.m. (for the 7:00 p.m. event) and 9:00 p.m. (for the 9:30 p.m. event) outside of Mandeville Hall, on the Sweeney Field side of the building. Only 1 member per family must be present to reserve tickets for your group. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m., seating is limited. All are welcome!

7:30p.m.: $3K Bingo - STC 145, University City Campus 

Join Hawk City Productions for a night of bingo! Grab your family or your friends, and play to win prizes totaling $3K in value! Hawk City Productions will distribute tickets at 7:00pm outside of STC on Parenti Plaza. Only 1 member per family must be present to reserve tickets for your group. Doors open at 7:15pm, seating is limited. All are welcome!

For the full HawkFest schedule, please visit the Hawkfest website. If you have any additional questions, please contact sla@sju.edu. 

 

Family sitting at picnic eating a meal

Hawk Hill Picnic

Come join our Hawk Hill Picnic! The menu includes:

  • BBQ Chicken
  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  • Hot Dogs
  • Veggie Burgers
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Grilled Veggie Pasta Salad
  • Cole Slaw
  • Corn on the cob
  • Watermelon, Cookies, and Dessert Bars
  • Beer and Wine 
  • Bottled soda and water 

(Gluten-free options will be available at each buffet, just ask a server for assistance.)

Tickets are available through September 13. Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Adults (21 and over) - $25
  • Youth (20 and under including all undergraduate SJU students) - $20

Walk-up tickets: 

  • Adults (21 and over) - $35
  • Youth (20 and under including all undergraduate SJU students) - $20