Grandparents Day - April 12, 2018

You choose how you would like to spend your day at CBU with your grandchild! When you register, you will select your schedule based on your personal preferences and your student's availability. Scroll down to view the complete schedule and class descriptions.

Tickets for Grandparents Day are available for $20 per person (students are free) – ticket includes: 1 meal ticket*, classes, tours, 2 tickets* to play premier, photos, music performances and giveaways! 

*Each paid guest will receive a meal ticket good on April 12th at any of our on-campus eateries: Brisco’s, Wanda’s, ADC, Chick-Fil-A, El Monte and Foodology

*Additional Play Premier tickets can be purchsed for $15 by contacting Mandy Hyde at 951-343-4319 no later than March 25th

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8:30am Registration Opens - Stamps Courtyard      
9:00 am Chapel      
9:30am Grandparents Day Welcome Session - Innovators Auditorium      
10:45am Chapel How the Brain works in Learning New Testament Manuscripts  C.S. Lewis' Remarkable Spiritual Journey
12:15pm Campus Tour The Bard Knows Best: Wisdom from William Shakespeare Get Fit While You Sit!   God in a Scientific Age

Campus Tour

Understanding Social Life from Rock, Rap, & Country Music Can Anything Good Come out of California?  Event Center Tour by Dr. Micah Parker (Athletic Director)
2:00pm Housing Areas Open      
2:45pm Women’s Choir Practice and Performance  Campus Tour    
3:30pm Rec-It Thursday: Sneak Peak at Recreation Sports at CBU      
4:30pm Jazz Band Practice and Performance      
7:00pm Play Premier - Into the Woods      

Class Descriptions:

Campus Tours – Meet at the Yeager Center loading zone 

  • Enjoy a guided Tour around campus on a climate controlled, wheelchair accessible bus. Sign up for tours through-out the day.

Event Center Tour-Meet Dr. Parker our Athletic Director and get a tour of the NEW Events Center. Meet at the Lancer on the plaza!

How the Brain Works in Learning  

  • Learning is a complex process.  When you know the parts of the brain and how they work together to create learning and memory, you will understand yourself and your loved ones better.

New Testament Manuscripts: The Earliest Christian Relics

  • The New Testament manuscripts are the earliest tangible artifacts of Christianity. Even though we do not have original copies of any NT book, we have some papyrus and parchment manuscripts that are quite early and significant. In this session, we'll examine some of those and talk about the wording of these manuscripts and how specialists resolve the text when early manuscripts vary in their wording and how this affects our modern English Bibles.

God in a Scientific Age

  • How did the universe begin? How did life begin? How did we get here? These are important questions that our students regularly discuss, and science can shed light on them. Come explore what modern science actually has to say about each of these topics, and see how the scientific answers to each affirm rather than undermine our faith

The Bard Knows Best: Wisdom from William Shakespeare

  • More than just literary masterpieces, Shakespeare’s plays can also teach us valuable lessons about life. Come join us for a refresher on three of Shakespeare’s plays and the wisdom they can offer. “O, what learning is!” (Romeo & Juliet 3.3).

Get Fit While You Sit!

  • Learn full-body mobility, stretching, and strengthening exercises appropriate for seniors taught by the CBU Kinesiology Dept.

Understanding Social Life from Rock, Rap, & Country Music

  • This classroom lecture is one of my students’ favorites as we discuss how we’re socialized by the music we listen to and how we, in turn, impact the music. You’ll hear some oldies as well as some of the new songs and the current trends in today’s music.

Can Anything Good come out of California?

  • Yes! This session will offer stories of significant Christian contributions that occurred in California and transformed the world. Topics include Billy Graham’s L.A. Crusade, the Jesus Movement, the Kidnapped Preacher, the Azusa Street Revival and more!

Coming Home: CS Lewis' Remarkable Spiritual Journey (Gayne Anaker) – Yeager A111

  • C.S. Lewis’ spiritual journey was long and complex, and he admitted later in life that he supposed his road to faith was rather rare. As we look at Lewis’ road back home to Christ, we will consider its major stages and factors. 

Housing Areas Open

  • Visit your student’s housing area during this open-house time.

Women’s Choir Practice and Performance (Directed by Dr. Dawn Gilmore) – Music Room 108

Rec-It Thursday – Sneak Peak at Recreation Program on the Front Lawn

  • Slip ‘n Slide Kick-ball and lawn games 

Jazz Band Practice and Performance (Directed by Dr. Guy Holliday) – Music Room 108

Play Premier – Into the Woods

Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. The main characters are taken from "Little Red Riding Hood", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Rapunzel", and "Cinderella", as well as several others. The musical is tied together by a story involving a childless baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family (the original beginning of The Grimm Brothers' Rapunzel), their interaction with a witch who has placed a curse on them, and with other storybook characters during their journey.