Schedule of Events
Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 7, 2020
Due to ongoing public health concerns surrounding the coronavirus, Alumni Weekend 2020 will not take place. Instead, we will combine our celebration of this year’s and next year’s major reunions during Alumni Weekend 2021! In the meantime, we are formulating plans to celebrate all Blair alumni in a special way on Peddie Day 2020, Saturday, November 7, at Blair. Details will soon be on the way!
Friday, June 5
|10:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.||Alumni Registration & Campus Lodging Check-In|
|11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.||Blair Cup Golf Scramble Registration|
|11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.||Luncheon and Conversation with retiring teachers Martin Miller, PhD and Wayne “Razz” Rasmussen (all welcome!)|
|1:00-1:30 p.m.||Golf Simulator Demonstration with Director of Athletics & girls’ varsity golf coach Paul Clavel ’88 & boys’ varsity golf coach Andrew Sykes|
|1:30 p.m.||Blair Cup Golf Scramble|
|1:30-3:00 p.m.||Tour of the Bogle Science Center & class sessions in biology & astronomy|
|3:00-4:00 p.m.||Guided hike through the Siegel Property led by Teddy Wenner ’96|
|3:00-4:00 p.m.||5K Run led by Jennifer Woltjen ’75 & cross country coaches Martin Miller & R. Latta Browse|
|3:00-4:30 p.m.||Tour of the Chiang-Elghanayan Center for Innovation and Collaboration; class sessions in the maker space & robotics classroom|
|4:30-5:30 p.m.||Blair Cup Golf Scramble Cocktail Reception & Awards|
|5:30-6:00 p.m.||Alumni Memorial Service
|6:30-10:00 p.m.||Class of 1970 50th-Reunion Formal Photo, Cocktails & Dinner|
Welcome Back Party: An Evening Under the Lights with live music by The Strangers & Marivelle Clavel-Davis ’82 (alumni of all class years welcome; adults only)
Saturday, June 6
|7:30-8:20 a.m.||FitFighter Group Workout with Sarah Apgar ’98|
|8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.||Alumni Registration & Campus Lodging Check-In|
|8:00-10:00 a.m.||Breakfast Buffet outside Sharpe House (All welcome!)|
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
|11:00 a.m.||Alumni Parade Round-up|
|11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.||Head of School Assembly & Awards Presentation with Special Recognition of retiring teachers Martin Miller, PhD & Wayne "Razz" Rasmussen|
|Noon-3:00 p.m.||Picnic Lunch, Photo Booth, Class Photos, Music by Jeremy Duncan ’01 & Children’s Activities|
|1:00-2:00 p.m.||Family Magic Show & Balloon Twisting by
Andrew D. Peters '00 (all ages welcome)
|1:30 p.m.||Class of 1957 Blair Alma Mater Monument Dedication|
|2:00-3:00 p.m.||Alumni Co-ed Basketball Game led by Adam Andre ’00|
|2:00-3:30 p.m.||Tour of the Bogle Science Center & class sessions in marine science & chemistry|
|2:00-4:00 p.m.||Paulinskill River Rail Trail Bike Tour led by Carl Cramer ’72
Pre-registration required. Bicycles & helmets available for rental from Edge of the Wood Outfitters. All rentals must be made prior to Alumni Weekend. Limited rentals will be available on June 6.
|2:30-4:00 p.m.||Tour of the Chiang-Elghanayan Center for Innovation and Collaboration; class sessions in the maker space & robotics classroom|
|2:30-4:00 p.m.||Alumni Co-ed Softball Game led by the class of 1995 senior captains Stacey (Gorski) Spring ’95 & E. Courtnay (Brennan) Stanford ’95|
|3:00-4:30 p.m.||Society of Skeptics with Martin Miller, PhD|
|3:00-4:30 p.m.||Alumni Lacrosse Game led by Teddy Wenner ’96|
|6:00-7:00 p.m.||Head of School Cocktail Reception|
|7:00-11:30 p.m.||Dinner & Dancing|
Sunday, June 7
|8:00-10:00 a.m.||Continental Breakfast|
ALUMNI WEEKEND RAIN PLAN:
In case of inclement weather, we've made the following alternate plans. If you have any questions, visit the registration table.
- Registration and coffee moved to Locke Hall conference room.
Friday, June 5:
- All outdoor athletic events (Golf, Hike & 5K Run) cancelled.
- Welcome Back Party will be moved to the Field House in Hardwick Hall.
Saturday, June 6:
- Breakfast buffet outside Sharpe House moved to Romano Dining Hall.
- The parade will be cancelled.
- All outdoor athletic events (bike tour, softball & lacrosse) will be cancelled with the exception of the FitFighter Group Workout, the workout will be moved to the Field House in Hardwick Hall.
- Class photos will be moved to Timken Library.
- Bounce house, magic show, photobooth and children’s activities will be moved to the Field House in Hardwick Hall.
- Picnic will be moved to Romano Dining Hall & Insley Porch.
- Head of School Cocktails - bar located outside Chiang-Elghanayan Center under pergola moved inside to 2nd floor.