January 22, 2008

Mother-son date night is Feb. 16 at Student Center

by Christi Mathis


CARBONDALE, Ill. — "Dancing with Your Star" is an evening of fun for guys ages two through 12 and their moms. The festive mother-son date night is set for Feb. 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The gala includes dinner, dancing, games and prizes. The meal, complete with dessert, will be at 6:30 p.m. Dress attire is suggested, particularly since those attending will get a free four- by six-inch photograph to commemorate the occasion.

Tickets are $25 per mom and son couple with additional sons ages 12 and younger welcome at a cost of $8 each. Pre-registration is required no later than noon, Feb. 4, at the Carbondale Park District Life Center, 2500 W. Sunset Drive, or by calling the Carbondale Park District at 618/549-4222. Seating is limited so there won't be ticket sales at the door and organizers encourage early purchase of tickets.

The SIUC Student Center is a smoke- and alcohol-free, family oriented environment. For more information about the event, sponsored by the SIUC Student Center and the Carbondale Park District, contact Kathy Renfro at 618/549-4222.