Viterbo Family Day – September 25, 2021

Before Family Day: 

Before arriving to campus on September 25th: 

  • Consider bringing items to assist the Mayo Child Life Program with our Family Day Collaboration!


  • We will collect items and monetary donations at the check-in table. See their Amazon Wish List for ideas! 

  • Please note, all donated items need to be new, unused, and recently purchased. The items must have been stored in a smoke free environment. In addition, items which are handmade such as quilts, hats, scarves, etc. need to be made with new fabrics, yarns and other materials and laundered in fragrance free detergent prior to donating. 

  • Due to infection prevention policies and the safety of Mayo’s pediatric patients and families, the following items are not accepted: used items, homemade cards, latex items (including balloons), candy/gum, flowers/plants 

  • If you would like to make a monetary donation directly to the Child Life Program, please make the check out to Mayo Clinic and write “Child Life Program” in memo. 

VITERBO FAMILY DAY (September 25, 2021): 

8am – 1pm: Family Day Info Table/Schedule & Lunch Ticket Pick-Up  

8am – 1pm: Service Saturday 

  • Location: TBD 

  • Connect with your student & register ahead of time before Wednesday, September 22

10am – 2pm: Bookstore Open 

  • Location: Viterbo Bookstore (Student Union) 

11am – 1:30pm: Family Day Lunch 

  • Location: The Caf (Marian Hall) 

  • Bring your lunch ticket you received at check-in and enjoy a meal in our most popular place to eat on campus! 

1pm: Women's Soccer Game vs. UW-Stout 

  • Location: Viterbo Outdoor Athletic Complex 

1:30pm – 4pm: Courtyard Fun! 

  • Location: Assisi Courtyard 

  • Join us for fun activities in the afternoon including: DIY stuffed animals, t-shirt tie-dying, V-Hawk Family Photo Booth (have family who couldn’t join the fun? We can send a video message to them!), and more! 

4pm – 7pm: Explore Downtown La Crosse! 

  • Location: Downtown La Crosse 

  • Looking for some fun downtown but aren't sure of where to start? Check out some of our favorite stops by participating in Downtown Business Bingo! Check out the bingo card below: 

7pm – 9pm: Mission IMPROVable! 

  • Location: Fine Arts Center (FAC) Main Theatre

  • Mission IMPROVable is a four-person improv comedy team that performs a totally unique style of short form improv. Voted Best Comedy Performers and Entertainers of the Year, Mission IMPROVable is one of the top-ranked traveling comedy companies in the country. The members of Mission IMPROVable adopt the roles of secret comedy agents, ready to take you on a laughing roller coaster. The audience members are the co-agents and participate in hilarious theater games or “missions” by yelling out suggestions. 

9pm – 11pm: Weekends at VU Event - Outdoor Movie: Onward

  • Location: Assisi Courtyard

September 25th Happenings in La Crosse: 

8am – 1pm: Cameron Park Farmer’s Market 

10:30am – 12pm: Historic Trolley Tours 

  • Narrated Historic La Crosse tour on the air-conditioned trolley. We are running at 70% capacity this season.  

  • Tour begins at the Explore La Crosse Visitor Center.  

  • Adult $15, Senior $13, Ages 5-17 $6 

  • Call now for your reservation! 608.782.2366  

  • Walk-ins welcome but not guaranteed a seat. 

3pm: All Are Welcome In La Crosse - Celebrating Community Diversity and Resisting Racism

  • Location: Weigent Park (Cass and 15th Street, La Crosse)
  • Join community leaders, neighbors, and city official at Weigent Park as we celebrate the official placement of "All Are Welcome" signs at La Crosse Public Parks. City leaders will make brief remarks to be followed by children's activities. Please bring your family!