Special Weekend Offerings

  • Friday Class Visits
  • Cicerone-led Tours
  • Alumnae Yoga Class
  • Women of Color Panel
  • Open Conversations
  • Walks in Walker's Woods
  • Alumnae Ride
  • Open Pool and Fitness Center
  • Alumnae Art Exhibit
  • Reunion Archives

Reunion 2019 Schedule of Events

Friday, May 17

10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.  Registration in Beaver Brook Lobby
  • Class Visits Available to Alumnae
  • Cicerone-led Tours 
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Welcome Back Luncheon in Abra's Dining Hall
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. 50th Reunion Alumnae Luncheon with Seniors in the Common Room
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Classes
  • Walks in Walker's Woods
  • Campus Tours
  • Hill-Stead Museum Tour
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Afternoon Tea with Head of School Meera Viswanathan
in the Head's Office
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Woman of Color Alumnae Panel in Conjunction with
Walker's Black Student Union in the Common Room
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Sips and Stems: Flower Arranging Workshop 
Create beautiful centerpieces for the Reunion Banquet while sharing a glass of wine and catching up with friends. Space is limited!
6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Alumnae Art Exhibit Opening in the
Letitia McClure Potter '55, P'85 Gallery
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Welcome Back Reception in the Centennial Social Center
7:30 p.m.
  • 50th Reunion Dinner at Debby's House
  • 25th Reunion Dinner at the Deck House
  • Class Dinners for All Other Classes Off Campus

Saturday, May 18

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Registration in Beaver Brook Lobby
7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Alumnae Yoga Class in the Centennial Center Dance Studio
Taught by Walker's English faculty member and yoga instructor Lindsay Hodgman

7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Guided Walk in Walker's Woods (Check In: Beaver Brook Lobby)
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Strawberries and Cream Breakfast in Ferguson Theatre Lobby
Continental Breakfast Available Until 10:30 a.m.
9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Disrupting Gendered Mindsets: Walker's Today in Ferguson Theatre
Hear from Head of School Meera Viswanathan about what lies ahead for your alma mater, and be treated to video and live student presentations, followed by Q&A. 
10:35 a.m. Walker's Traditional Maypole Dance in Beaver Brook Circle
10:45 a.m. Alumnae Parade to Chapel
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Reunion Chapel
Including remarks from Reunion Speaker Frances Arnold '69, and the Class of 2019 induction into the Alumnae Association
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Class Photos on Chapel Steps
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Alumnae Luncheon and Fun in Abra's Dining Hall, Beaver Brook Circle
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Alumnae Panel and Discussion in the Living Room

Read About the Panelists

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Alumnae Book Talk
Moderated by English Department Chair Catherine Reed, we will be
Educated by Tara Westover. You do not need to have finished the book to attend.
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Afternoon "Milk Lunch" in the Constance Lavino Bell Library
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Activities

  • Walks in Walker's Woods
  • Alumnae Ride
  • Campus Tour
  • Open Swim
  • Open Squash
  • Hill-Stead Museum Tours
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. LGBTQ Conversation
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Alumnae Association Annual Meeting and Cocktail Reception
at Debby's House
7:30 p.m. Dinner and Award Presentation in Abra's Dining Hall
9:00 p.m. Ba-Na-Na Dance Party in Abra's Dining Hall
9:00 p.m. Piano Bar in the Living Room
Enjoy jazz standards and show tunes played by our beloved music teacher Laurie MacAlpine.

Sunday, May 19

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Brunch and Musings with Meera in the Living Room
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Alumnae Board Brunch with Students in the Common Room