Siloam Springs, Ark. (February 15, 2006) - John Brown University is expecting a crowd next weekend for its annual family weekend. Over 400 people are expected to attend this year’s event held on JBU’s main campus Friday, Feb. 17 through Saturday, Feb. 18 with registration starting at 8:00 a.m. Friday. The weekend will give parents of current students a chance to visit classes, have lunch with professors and get an overall feel for the JBU community. Visitors will be able to attend a special chapel on Friday, where President Charles Pollard will speak, and they also will be able to watch the Golden Eagles men’s and women’s basketball team take on Wayland Baptist University (Plainview, Tex.) on Saturday afternoon. The weekend caps off on Saturday night with a yearly favorite, the student talent and variety show. For more information on family weekend, a detailed schedule of events, or to register, please visit www.jbu.edu/parents.