40th Reunion

Class of 1982

Our 40th Reunion is June 2-5! You’ll find our full schedule below as well as a link to register. If you have any questions about the schedule or registration, feel free to email our class inbox at 40threunion_haa@harvard.edu! We can't wait to see you!

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Schedule

Thursday, June 2

4:00–10:00 p.m.

Combined Reunion Headquarters

Cabot Science Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm key(s) if you are staying on-campus.

3:30–5:30 p.m.

Tour of Royall House & Slave Quarters

15 George Street, Medford (approx. 10-minute drive)

Led by Penny Outlaw ‘82, Co-president, RH&SQ Association

Meet at Reunion Headquarters at the Science Center at 3:15 p.m. to meet the bus departing for Royall House.

Limited capacity

5:30–9:30 p.m.

Informal Class of '82 Meet Up

Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA

Come to the Class of 1982’s very own brewery, Harpoon, for a social gathering on Thursday, June 2 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. This will be the perfect way to kick-off our 40th Reunion! Freshly brewed beer, cider, hard seltzer, and ready-to-drink Whistle Pig Rye cocktails will be on hand, along with brewery-made pretzels. Drinks and appetizers are complimentary, though gratuity for staff is encouraged. The brewery is located at 306 Northern Ave. We are looking forward to seeing you!! Dan Kenary ’82 and Charlie Storey ’82.

Transportation on own.

Friday, June 3

 

8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Combined Reunion Headquarters

Cabot Science Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm key(s) if you are staying on-campus.

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast on your own

9:00 a.m.

Class of 1982 Memorial Service with ‘82 Choir and ’82 instrumentalists

Memorial Church

Those who wish to sing in the Reunion Class Choir may contact Jim Courtemanche, jcourtemanche@post.harvard.edu.

Masks are strongly encouraged within Memorial Church.

11:00 a.m.

Confronting Covid: Classmates on the Frontline

Science Center Hall D

12:00 p.m.

University Wide Alumni Spread Luncheon

Loeb / Lamont Tent

1:30 p.m.

Alumni Procession forms

2:00 p.m.

University-wide Alumni Procession, led by Chief Marshal; Al Halliday ‘82 will pipe in the Class of ‘82

2:30–4:00 p.m.

Harvard Alumni Day

A University-wide, global event honoring alumni impact, citizenship, and community. The time-honored and festive alumni parade led by the eldest alumni into Tercentenary Theatre will kick off the afternoon festivities. Following the parade, the program, led by the HAA president Vanessa W. Liu AB ’96, JD ’03, will feature former poet laureate, Pulitzer-prize winner, and Harvard Professor Tracy K. Smith AB ’94 as the Harvard Alumni Day keynote speaker. The speaking program will also include a report from Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow MPP ’76, JD ’76, PhD ’78, and a celebration of Harvard Medalists, along with musical components, and recognition of the Chief Marshal of Alumni Allyson Hobbs AB '97.

4:15 p.m.

'82 Program- Classmate Fair: Make Connections! Share Interests! Get Inspired!

Farkas Hall

6:45 p.m.

Class of ‘82 Dinner, then Jamfest led by Al Halliday ‘82

Winthrop House Dining Hall and Courtyard

Festive Welcome Dinner and JamFest: Head on down to Winthrop House to meet, eat and revel to the sounds of classmate musicians, headlined by the amazing Al Halliday. Cocktail attire. For the JamFest, all performers are welcome: please email: alasdair_halliday@harvard.edu to sign up!

10:30 p.m.

Informal Class of '82 Meet Up (self-pay)

Saturday, June 4

 

 

8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Combined Reunion Headquarters

Cabot Science Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm key(s) if you are staying on-campus.

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast on your own

 

9:00 a.m.

'82 Program - In the Shadows of Slavery: Belonging at Harvard Then and Now

Science Center Hall C

10:30 a.m.

Class of ‘82 Glimpses, with 5-minute presentations

Science Center Hall C

11:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

Science Center

12:30 p.m.

Class of '82 Survey Presentation

Science Center Hall C

1:30 p.m.

Field Day Luncheon and BBQ, with Class of ‘82-designated seating in Old Yard, and children’s activities in Tercentenary

PBH Tent

3:00 p.m.

Open Time/Affinity and Shared Interest Group Meet-ups, Class of ‘82- & Multi-Class, with varying start times, for teams, clubs, associations, etc.; ‘82 classmates encouraged to propose/organize/chair

3:30–5:30 p.m.

Joint Singles Mingle

Farkas Hall, 12 Holyoke St, Cambridge

Join fellow singles from the 30th, 35th, and 40th Reunions to mix and mingle!

5:45 p.m.

Class of '82 Photo

Widener Library Steps

6:30 p.m.

Class of '82 Dinner

Leverett House Dining Hall and Courtyard

Flashback to 1982: Dinner, Dancing, and Photos from Back in the Day. Wear whatever transports you to the spring of our senior year and join us at Leverett House. Enjoy a celebratory dinner in the dining hall, then put on your dancing shoes and head outside to the courtyard to rock to a curated playlist of our favorite hits. Quiet spaces inside will be available for those who prefer to continue their conversations.

10:30 p.m.

Informal Class of '82 Meet Up (self pay)

Sunday, June 5

8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Combined Reunion Headquarters

Cabot Science Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

All House/dorm keys must be dropped off by noon on Sunday, June 5. Please note there is *no luggage storage* available at headquarters.

9:00–11:30 a.m.

Class of ‘82 Sunday Jazz Brunch with music led by Jeff Wu ‘82

If anyone would like to sit in with the Sunday brunch jazz trio, please contact Jeff Wu at jtwu@partners.org

Leverett House Dining Hall

*All times in EDT