Class of 1988
June 1 - 4, 2023
(Proper Links from the Reunion Tab on the top bar since I can't edit them!)
- General Information https://alumni.harvard.edu/reunions/register
- Frequently Asked Questions https://alumni.harvard.edu/reunions/faq
- Harvard Alumni Day https://alumni.harvard.edu/programs-events/harvard-alumni-day
Last day for Early Bird Discount is April 30th.
Post Reunion Events!
American Repertory Theater
Sunday, June 4, 2:00 p.m.
Join classmates for Evita at the American Repertory Theater where Diane Paulus ’88 serves as the Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director. This groundbreaking revival of the Tony Award–winning rock opera follows the adored and reviled Eva Peron's meteoric rise to first lady of Argentina before her death at age 33.
The show starts after our Reunion officially ends with Sunday Brunch at noon. Tickets must be purchased separately.
Buy Evita Tickets here
Discounted ticket block expires May 5th.
Sunday, June 4 at 5:15 pm
Did you know that we have a classmate with a speakeasy in his home?! Please join a post-reunion gig at Scorpio, hosted by classmate Bill Pierce ’88 at his home in Jamaica Plain. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and top-flight musicians, The Mike Gary Show, will perform their original fusion of jazz, R&B, and electronic music 5:45–7:45 p.m. Drinks and food are free; all ages welcome. Secure your tickets (a recommended donation of $30/person to help pay for the band) by writing to email@example.com. *Please note transportation will not be provided.
Come Sit Next to Me
(Excerpted from post recently shared on the ’88 Class Facebook Page)
--Franklin Headley, Class of ‘88
I️ may not say this perfectly but I️ can think of three reasons for not coming to our 35th reunion:
1.You are too busy or you have a conflict.
Understandable. If this is you, I️ hope to see you at the 40th!
2. You can’t afford to come.
Registering is easy and you can indicate if you need a full or half subsidy - no questions asked. It is super discreet. You’re entitled to come. You absolutely should not hesitate.
3. You are concerned you might feel awkward or not know anyone or not have anything to say or that there is still a feeling of competition.
Well, to this third reason, I respond by misquoting Alice Roosevelt Longworth: “if you have something nice to say come sit next to me.” Seriously, I️ have had to learn to love to lean into my own awkwardness. I️ remember in high school standing with my lunch tray and not seeing a single table where I️ felt welcome. Don’t let those kind of thoughts creep up on you. You are most welcome by many people in our class - even if you don’t know them!
So if you start swimming in those unwelcome thoughts before or during the reunion, please message me. I️ am happy to come over, reach out my hand and help pull you out of them. Or come over to me and say hello. I️ mean it. I am happy to pull you into a conversation with people I know and people I don’t.
Let’s enjoy the reunion together and make ours the largest 35th ever!
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