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

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.

8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m
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.
Location: TDB

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

Food Trucks, Bounce Houses, Games, Dunk Tank, and more. Join in the fun as we bring back this Friends Select favorite!
Location: Black Top

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mini Lecture with Dick Hoffman "A Convo through the Archives"
Location: Seminar Room

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Reception of the Alumni/ae Art Exhibit
Location: Gallery hallway 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 Meeting House

*Schedule is subject to change. Complete schedule and details will be available by March.


Contact Us

Julia Greenberger

Director of Alumni/ae Relations