Alumni/ae Weekend

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Friday, May 3 - Sunday, May 5, 2019

Join us for a very special Alumni/ae Weekend as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of our decision to stay in Center City Philadelphia with the return of the Spring Fair! We will offer an opportunity for our community to look back at the past 50 years and forward to the next chapter of Friends Select School history.

RSVP is requested.


Saturday, May 4, 2019

12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Spring Fair Jubilee: Celebrating Our Commitment to the City

With food trucks, bounce houses, games, dunk tank, and more. Join in the fun as we bring back this Friends Select favorite!
Location: Friends Select School


Full Schedule of Events*

Friday, May 3, 2019


6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Alumni/ae and Teaching Awards, Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Reception
Awards presented include: Distinguished Alumni/ae Award, Meritorious Service Award, Distinguished Teacher Award, and Athletic Hall of Fame induction. A dinner reception will start at 6:00 p.m. followed by the ceremony in the Blauvelt Theatre. For a list of this year's award recipients, click here.

8:30 - 10:30 p.m
Alumni/ae Happy Hour
Following the award ceremony we will be hosting a happy hour open to all alumni/ae. Even if you can't make it to the awards please join us. Light fare and cash bar.
Location: Con Murphy's Irish Pub

Saturday, May 4, 2019

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Select Talk - Redeveloping a City: What Is the Price of Gentrification?
Can gentrification be good for everyone? The panel, made up of members from the FSS community, will discuss approaching redevelopment from a thoughtful place in order to positively impact new and old neighbors.
Location: Blauvelt Theatre

12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Spring Fair Jubilee: Celebrating Our Commitment to the City
With food trucks, bounce houses, games, dunk tank, and more. Join in the fun as we bring back this Friends Select favorite!
Location: Friends Select School

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Come Together: A Look Back at the 1960s with Dick Hoffman and '69 Alums
Location: Seminar Room

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Reception of the Alumni/ae Art Exhibit
Location: Select Gallery at Friends Select

Sunday, May 5, 2019

8:00 a.m.
Broad Street Run
Cheer on our FSS team as they run down Broad Street in this 10 mile run.
Location: Anywhere along Broad Street

11:00 a.m.
Meeting for Worship with the Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting

Location: Race Street Meetinghouse

2:00 p.m.
7/8 and Upper School Percussion Ensembles
Location: The Barnes Foundation

*Schedule is subject to change.

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Contact Us

Julia Greenberger

Director of Alumni/ae Relations