Morning on the Green Scheduled for Sept. 29

Northwestern College’s annual Morning on the Green carnival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, as a part of the Raider Days Homecoming and Parents Weekend celebration. The event will take place on the campus green near Christ Chapel and the DeWitt Learning Commons from 10 a.m. to noon. In case of inclement weather, the carnival and picnic will be moved to the Rowenhorst Student Center.

A variety of activities and games will be available at the carnival, including an inflatable bounce house and slide, bowling and more. Tickets cost 25 cents each, with most activities requiring two or three tickets. Local elementary school students will receive three free tickets that can be used at any booth. Parents of home-schooled elementary-age children are encouraged to contact Aletha Beeson, events and stewardship coordinator, at to receive their free tickets. All proceeds will benefit the various student groups participating in the event.

Lunch will be served in a tent on the campus green from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes brats, hot dogs, watermelon, baked beans, chips and drinks. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 6–10. Children under 5 will be admitted free of charge.