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Join us on the Hill this May! The festivities commence on Friday, May 17 with arts class observations and decades dinners; and then on Saturday, May 18, we'll offer you fun opportunities to celebrate and socialize with your fellow alums over a jazz brunch, an alumni association meeting, performances, classes, and more—with an evening celebration and showcase to close out the weekend.

Feel free to bring your yearbook and old Walnut Hill photos to share with your fellow alumni and our current students!

Check out the schedule of events below and register before Friday, May 10.
Questions? Email alumni@walnuthillarts.org.

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We look forward to welcoming everyone back to the Hill for Reunion, and the majority of our planned events have free admission.
If the registration fee for Saturday evening's event is prohibitive, please contact our office at alumni@walnuthillarts.org or 508-652-5061.

Friday, May 17

Register for all events Here

Registration desk

Eliot Porch // 1:30pm–5:00pm

Meet us on the porch so you can grab your nametag, reunion schedule, and some fun alumni swag! 

OBSERVE AN ARTS CLASS

Various Locations // 2:00pm

Jump right into the action at Walnut Hill and join us for some of our afternoon arts classes! Stay tuned for more details.

(Please let us know you're interested by selecting the appropriate option on the Eventbrite registration form so that we can get a general idea of numbers, but walk-ins are also welcome.)

ON-CAMPUS DECADE DINNERS

Various Locations // Various Times

 

golden alumni dinner

Head's House // 5:00pm
Alumni who graduated in 1974 or earlier: head up the Highland Street hill to the Head of School's House for a delightful dinner, complete with entertainment from current students.
 

silver ALUMNI RECEPTION

Byrnes Performance Studio, inside Delbridge Family Center for the Arts // 6:30pm
Alumni who graduated 1975–1999: join our host committee (Nicole Gakidis '81, Justine Hand '88, Courtney Greene Tomaselli '94, Sabreena Kiviat Kropp '94, and Jordan McCullough '94) in the Byrnes Studio for drinks, food, and reminiscing.

 

COCKTAILS & FOOD TRUCKS

McClendon Courtyard, in front of Delbridge Family Center for the Arts // 6:30pm
Alumni who graduated 2000–2023: Enjoy cocktails and food truck treats while catching up with friends old and new!

Register for all events Here

Saturday, May 18

Register for all events Here

Registration desk

Eliot Porch // 9:00am–4:30pm

Meet us on the porch so you can grab your nametag, reunion schedule, and some fun alumni swag! 

alumni association meeting

Keefe Center, inside Eliot Hall // 10:00am

Connect with your fellow alumni and Walnut Hill leadership; learn about our new Strategic Plan; and brainstorm on the topic of future Reunions. We would love to have your input!

jazz brunch

Dining Hall, inside Eliot Hall // 11:00am

Enjoy the stylings of the Walnut Hill Jazz Band while enjoying a delicious brunch, courtesy of our on-campus dining provider, Flik.

campus tours

Departing from Eliot Porch, outside Eliot Hall // 11:00am–2:00pm

Hop on a tour led by our knowledgable students from WHAG (Walnut Hill Admission Guides)! Before or after your tour, make sure you pop just inside the Eliot doors and browse our School Store, which will be open throughout this time block. (Note: tours are conducted on a drop-in basis. Please let us know you're interested by selecting the appropriate option on the Eventbrite registration form so that we can get a general idea of numbers, but walk-ins are also welcome.)

Alumni of color lunch & bipoc student panel

Boswell Hall, inside Eliot Hall // 12:00pm–1:30pm

Alumni of Color are invited to join Linda Hughes, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, for an engaging lunch, student panel, and presentations from Student Affinity Groups. (Note: this will not appear on the Eventbrite registration form as an event for which you can register. Please email alumni@walnuthillarts.org if you would like to attend.)

spring musical performance

Keiter Center // 2:00pm

Prepare to be wowed by our talented Theater Department students as they perform a matinée of their Spring Musical: Kander & Ebb's Cabaret! Alumni can purchase their discounted tickets through our general Reunion Eventbrite registration form, and will be seated with other alumni based on graduation year. (Note: if you would rather pick your specific seats, you should purchase your tickets through the main Walnut Hill Eventbrite once they officially go on sale, and they will not be discounted.)

AFTERNOON CRAFTS

Eliot Porch, outside Eliot Hall // 2:00pm–4:00pm

Not planning to attend the musical? Drop by Eliot Porch and enjoy snacks, crafts, and artsy activities. (Note: these are drop-in activities. Please let us know you're interested by selecting the appropriate option on the Eventbrite registration form so that we can get a general idea of numbers, but walk-ins are also welcome.)

open classes

Various Locations // 4:30pm–5:30pm

(Note: Classes may start slightly later depending on when the musical ends.)

Ballet Class with julie fitzgerald '99

Studio 5, inside Delbridge Family Center for the Arts (Second Floor) // 4:30pm–5:30pm
Join Julie in Studio 5 for an hour-long ballet class! All experience levels welcome.
 

paint & sip

Visual Art Painting Studio, inside Highland Hall // 4:30pm–5:30pm
Sip on a drink and express your creativity through a painting activity. Wine and non-alcoholic options will be available.
 

writing, film & media arts screening with alumni and students

Writing, Film & Media Arts Building (Top Floor) // 4:30pm–5:30pm
Enjoy films from our talented WFMA students and alumni.

reunion celebration & showcase

Delbridge Family Center for the Arts // 6:00pm

Finish out Reunion Weekend in style by celebrating with us in Delbridge! Enjoy drinks, food, and performances while connecting with your classmates, former faculty, and new friends.

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Plan Your Visit

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Recommended Hotels

Courtyard Marriott Boston Natick
A small block of discounted rooms (King rooms with pull-out couches) are available at $195/night. See here. Call for the discount.

The Verve
A small block of discounted rooms are available at $224/night. See here. Call for the discount.

Hampton Inn Boston Natick

Residence Inn Boston Natick

Recommended Restaurants

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