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Reunion 2018: Friday, May 18 - Sunday, May 20

Alumni of all classes are invited to return to Friends annually for Reunion—it need not be your milestone celebration to participate. Special receptions for the 40th and 10th reunion classes are held on Friday of reunion weekend. See below for the complete schedule of School-sponsored activities.

Contact Info

For questions, suggestions or comments related to the alumni community, contact Amanda Goodman, Director of Alumni Relations, at 646-979-5053.


May 18

All Alumni

3:30-5:30 PM Latin Colloquium | Scholarly presentations by Latin IV students

10th Reunion

Open to the Classes of 2006-2010

5:30-7:30 PM 10th Reunion and Friends Cocktail Reception | Classes 06-10 welcome at Cibar Lounge, 56 Irving Place between 17th and 18th Streets. Must be 21 or older to attend

40th Reunion

Open to the Classes of 1976-1980

6-7:30 PM 40th Reunion and Friends Cocktail Reception | Classes 76-80 welcome at Lady Mendl’s Main Tea Salon, The Inn at Irving Place, 56 Irving Place between 17th and 18th Streets

May 19

10 AM  Rutherford Society Peer Dialogues (for classes 1968 and Earlier)
This activity offers alumni the chance to discuss interesting and relevant topics, both practical and theoretical.
  • Addressing Climate Change and Ocean Threats: A Legal Perspective with Kathryn Emmett ’62 and Sarah Chasis ’65
11 AM - 1:30 PM
Reunion Brunch
11 AM - 1:30 PM School Tours
11 AM - 3 PM Childcare
12:30 PM
Faculty Seminars, please select one of the following sessions:
  • Judy Anderson: Musical Storytime
  • Charlie Blank and Rebecca Press '98': Could you pass the Citizenship Exam? A Conversation on Refugee and Immigration Issues Today
  • Jason Craige Harris: Moving from Self-Interest to Empathy
1:30 PM
Emeritus Ceremony honoring Maureen Mullen and Ann Sullivan
Meeting for Worship
3-5 PM Cocktail Reception | Off-Campus at Linen Hall, 101 3rd Ave, New York, NY

May 20

11 AM
Meeting for Worship with the 15th Street Monthly Meeting
12-3 PM
Lunch and Friends Unite to Serve
Join Friends students and parents in a community wide day of service. Service activities appropriate for all ages will be available.
3 PM Alumni Softball Game | Randall's Island Park Sunken Meadow Fields


Penny Craven '68
Bobbi Kates-Garnick '68
Barbara Michaelson '73
Lyn Perlmuth '73
Jerry Weil '73 
Andrew Owen '78
Sarah Paul '78
Jason Ablin '83
Martha Ehrenfeld '83
Kim Azzarelli '88
Cory Diamond '88
Alex Tart '88
Helen Rhim '93
Lee Rothchild '98
Lena Bell '08
Evan Olonoff '08
Scott Schreiber '08
Jackson Sinder '08
Aly Singer '08
Sara Weisenfeld '08
Max Willner '08
Nicole Bennett '13
Christian Hoyos '13
Beaux Mitten '13

Reunion activities are free of charge and take place on campus unless otherwise noted. Please enter at 222 East 16th Street, between Third Avenue and Rutherford Place. Individual class gatherings will be held at various times and locations throughout reunion weekend. To learn what each class has planned, contact a class reunion volunteer, or Amanda Goodman in the Alumni Office at 646-979-5053 or agoodman@friendsseminary.org. 
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.

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New York, NY 10003
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