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Walnut Hill School for the Arts

FRIDAY, MAY 17

Golden Alumni Luncheon

Head's House / 11:30am–1:30pm
We invite our alumni from the class of 1969 and all prior years to kick off Reunion Weekend with a special Golden Alumni Luncheon! Join us at the home of Head of School Antonio Viva and celebrate your years at Walnut Hill.

Open Arts Classes  

Various Campus Locations / 2:00pm–2:50pm 
Visit an arts class on campus and see for yourself what it's like to be a Walnut these days. We will offer one open class per arts major—take your pick! 

Alumni Association Meeting

Open to all alumni
Boswell Hall / 3:00pm–4:30pm 

Join our Head of School for a State of the School address and participate in a Design Thinking exercise.

After Hours: A Celebration of 125 Years of Walnut Hill

Cocktail Hour
Courtyard, Delbridge Family Center for the Arts / 6:30pm–8:00pm

Toast to our 125th Anniversary in style and catch up with your classmates and favorite faculty on Friday. If you haven't been to campus in a few years, this is a great opportunity to check out our beautiful new arts center!

Encore! Alumni Showcase
Byrnes Performance Studio / 8:00pm–9:00pm 

Head inside the Delbridge lobby to the Byrnes Performance Studio and enjoy a delightful performance showcase. Encore! will be hosted by Joshua Holden '01 and will feature special Walnut Hill alumni performances, including Benny Ibarra '89, who will sing “The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha. The evening will also include a special 125th Anniversary address by Head of School Antonio Viva.

After the showcase, stick around for delicious desserts and cordials to close out a great first day of Reunion!

SATURDAY, MAY 18

Coffee House Brunch

Dining Hall / 11:00am–2:00pm 
Enjoy a delightful brunch in the Dining Hall with our campus community to the soundtrack of live musical performances from current students. This will be an "open mic" setting, and we hope you'll step into the spotlight yourself and show us what you've got! Once you're done eating, join a student-led campus tour, departing at regular intervals from the Dining Hall.

Spring Musical Performance

Keiter Center / 2:00pm
After brunch, head over to Keiter to witness the talents of our incredible Theater students at a matinee performance of the spring musical, The Drowsy Chaperone

Class Dinners

Saturday evening, connect with your class at a nearby restaurant and reminisce about your days on the Hill.
If you would like to organize a dinner for your class, contact us alumni@walnuthillarts.org and we would be happy to assist with recommendations.


Class of 1994 (and surrounding classes) Alumni Gathering - Wellesley, MA
Celebrate with fellow alumni at the home of Sabreena Kiviat Kropp '94. Please email Sabreena by May 13 if you would like to attend. 

SUNDAY, MAY 19

Spring Musical Performance

SUNDAY, MAY 19
KEITER CENTER / 2:00PM

Witness the talents of our incredible Theater students at a matinee performance of the spring musical, The Drowsy Chaperone in Keiter.

Student Showcase: Composers & Junior Choreographers

SUNDAY, MAY 19
BYRNES PERFORMANCE STUDIO / 5:00PM

Join members of our school community in the Delbridge Family Center for the Arts for a collaborative showcase from our composition students and junior choreographers, presented by Whit Brown and Diane Arvanites. No tickets required.

50TH REUNION INFORMATION

Hotel

Hampton Inn
319 Speen Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 653-5000
The Class of 1969 are encouraged to stay here

Class Dinner

5:30 PM
Skybokx 109 Restaurant at the Hampton Inn

Please email Melissa Paine Aycock '69 if you are planning to attend this class dinner, or if you have other questions.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Restaurants

Dah Mee Thai, Japanese, & Korean fare. Less than
a five minute drive from the school.
Lunch served at 11:30-3:00p
25 Washington Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 655-3951
Morse Tavern Casual tavern with pub fare. Five minute
drive from the school.
85 E Central Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 655-7878
Dolphin Seafood Seafood restaurant. Less than a five minute
drive from the school.
12 Washington Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 655-0669
Met Bar & Grill Upscale burgers and other American food.
Ten minute drive from the school.
1245 Worcester Street
Natick MA 01760
(508)651-0003
Zatfig's Delicatessen Casual atmosphere in the style of a New
York style deli. Ten minute drive from the
school.
1298 Worcester Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 653-4442
Door No. 7

Sophisticated American food. Ten minute drive
from the school.

165 Linden Street
Wellesley MA 02482
(781) 391-6500

Alta Strada

Standard Italian fare. Ten minute drive
from the school.

92 Central Street
Wellesley MA 02481
(781) 237-6100
The Cottage Upscale menu with Californian influences.
Located in Linden Square. Ten minute
drive from the school.
190 Linden Street
Wellesley MA 02481
(781) 239-1100
Green Leaf Vegetarian and vegan fare. Ten minute
drive from the school.
655 Cochituate Road
Framingham MA
(508) 309-3009
Legal Sea Foods Seafood specializing in New England fare.
Fifteen minute drive from the school.
50 Worcester Road
Framingham MA
(508) 766-0600
The Local - Wellesley

Upscale pub atmosphere with bites,
salads, flatbreads, burgers, and more.
Ten minute drive from the school.

11 Forest Street
Wellesley MA 02481
(781) 694-1210

110 Grill

American cuisine. Ten minute drive from
the school.

171 Commonwealth Road
Wayland MA
(508) 975-4437

Buttercup Brand new farm-to-table restaurant and craft bar in downtown Natick

13 West Central St
Natick MA 01760
(508) 975-4157

Hotels

Crowne Plaza Verve
1360 Worcester Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 653-8800

Hampton Inn
319 Speen Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 653-5000

Courtyard by Marriott
342 Speen Street
Natick MA 01760
(508) 655-6100

If you have any accessibility concerns or other special needs or accommodations you would like us aware of, please let us know at alumni@walnuthillarts.org.

Click here for a list of alumni who have registered for Reunion 2019!

REGISTRATION

CELEBRATE WITH THE GIFT OF 125

"$125 gift card donation"