Reunion Schedule

  2024 Full Reunion Weekend Schedule

Schedule is subject to change.
Pick up a hardcopy program at the Alumni Center upon checking in.

  • All Day
    WAWSA: Williams Alumni Walk for Student Art
    Come see student artwork on Spring Street at Goff’s, Tunnel City Coffee, and Spring Street Market from June 6th-9th! All art is for sale and will be displayed for the duration of reunion. Learn more about the show, the artists, and the art, at the gallery website here.
    SPRING STREET

    7 - 8 a.m.
    Morning Meditation Practice
    Group meditation instruction and practice will be offered each morning of Reunion Weekend. All who are interested in participating are welcome. The sessions will be led by alumni from the Class of 1974.
    THE DAVIS CENTER, ROOM 105 "Spirituality, Religion, Reflection Room"

    1 - 2:15 p.m.
    Class of 1974 Seminar: “A Century After the Scopes Trial”
    A discussion with Edward J. Larson ’74, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion, and Paul Neely ’68, award-winning former publisher of The Chattanooga Times and trustee emeritus of Williams College.
    MAINSTAGE, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    2:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    Class of 1974 Seminar: “The Future of Non-Profit Theatre in Berkshire County”
    Jeff Johnson ’74 will moderate a panel of regional, non-profit theatre experts to discuss the numerous opportunities—and threats—to non-profit theatre and how they might affect us all in Berkshire County. Panelists include Kristy Edmunds, Director, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA); Jenny Gersten, Interim Artistic Director, Williamstown Theatre Festival; Nick Paleologos, Executive Director, Berkshire Theatre Group; Alan Paul, Artistic Director, Barrington Stage Company; and Ralph Picciarelli, Managing Director, Strategy & Transformation, Williamstown Theatre Festival.
    MAINSTAGE, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    5 - 6 p.m.
    Alumni Travel Showcase
    Join Director of Alumni Engagement Programs Leila Derstine for a preview of 2025 travel opportunities and focused TED-style faculty talks that highlight the intellectual breadth and depth of the Alumni Travel Study program. Light refreshments to follow in '62 Center Lobby.
    MAINSTAGE, '62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    7 p.m.
    Trivia Night
    Come on down to The Log and show your smarts! Enjoy five competitive Rounds of trivia for you and your friends. Trivia is always FREE and open to ALL!
    THE LOG, 78 Spring Street

    8 - 10:30 p.m. - Canceled due to rain
    Williams Outing Club-Sponsored Campfire with Scott Lewis
    Join Scott Lewis for a community campfire at Stone Hill, a small woods-covered promontory in South Williamstown. Festivities will start at 8pm, but come at any point! To get there, start at the Clark Art Parking area and make your way up the gravel dirt road directly to the firepit. FREE and open to ALL!
    STONE HILL, CLARK ART, 225 South St.


  • All Day
    WAWSA: Williams Alumni Walk for Student Art
    Come see student artwork on Spring Street at Goff’s, Tunnel City Coffee, and Spring Street Market from June 6th-9th! All art is for sale and will be displayed for the duration of reunion. Learn more about the show, the artists, and the art, at the gallery website here.
    SPRING STREET

    7 - 8 a.m.
    Morning Meditation Practice
    Group meditation instruction and practice will be offered each morning of Reunion Weekend. All who are interested in participating are welcome. The sessions will be led by alumni from the Class of 1974.
    THE DAVIS CENTER, Room 105, the Spirituality, Religion, Reflection Room

    8 - 9:30 a.m.
    Williams Legacy Society Breakfast
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Join us as we honor alumni, parents, and friends who have established legacy gifts for Williams. Remarks by President Maud Mandel and Martha Williamson '77, Trustee and Legacy Society Chair.
    Contact Cheryl Brigley, 413-597-3538 or [email protected] with questions.
    THE WILLIAMS INN, 101 Spring Street

    8:30 - 11:30 a.m. / 2:30 p.m.
    Hike up Mount Greylock with Director of the Williams Outing Club, Scott Lewis
    A day of mountain adventure awaits you! Hike up Bellows Pipe Trail. Complete the half trip (hike to the top of Greylock and get a ride from the summit back to campus) or the whole thing (hike up to the top, BYO-lunch, and hike back down to return to campus around 2:30p.m.). Follow the link for more details. Hike happens rain or shine!

    Shuttle leaves from the traffic circle behind the '62 Center at 8 a.m.
    MOUNT GREYLOCK STATE RESERVATION

    10 – 11:15 a.m.
    Class of 1974 50th Reunion Alumni Seminar: “From Williams Pioneer to International Humanitarian” with Lynellyn D. (Horne) Long ‘ 74, PhD.
    Fellow classmate and Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker and Professor Emeritus, University of Texas at Austin Paul Stekler 74 will present a short film about Lynel and then interview his long-time friend and remarkable humanitarian.
    MAINSTAGE, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Davis Center Tour
    Walk through the new DC with Scott Henderson, Senior Project Manager in the Design, Planning, and Construction Office at Williams College
    MORLEY CIRCLE

    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Lunch on your own
    LEE SNACK BAR AND AREA EATERIES

    Hot tip: Skip the line and order online! For local restaurants, click here.

    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    FestEPHal - Lunch & Day Party
    Members of the Williams Black Alumni Network (WBAN), Williams Indigenous Alumni Network (WIAN), Williams Latinx Alumni Network (WLAN), Williams Asian and Asian American Alumni Network (WAAAAN), Williams Firsts Alumni Network (WFAN) and the Williams Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Alumni Network (BiGLATA) are welcome to enjoy a festive party lunch with the family.
    DANCE STUDIO, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Free ice cream
    Courtesy of the Williams Legacy Society while supplies last!
    PARESKY STEPS

    Noon - 4 p.m.*
    FabLab Open House
    Visit the Fabrication Lab. A selection of age appropriate learning activities for both children and adults are available including embroidery, friendship bracelets, button making, origami and more. If desired, bring an item to add an embroidered Williams "W" with your class year. All supplies and instructions will be provided. Children will need to be supervised by their parents. The FabLab will be open Friday noon - 4 p.m. and then again on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m..
    SAWYER LIBRARY, Sawyer room 247

    Noon - 4 p.m.*
    Makerspace Open House
    Visit the Makerspace in Sawyer room 248 for a tour and to see this year's student academic projects. Select a 3D printed or laser engraved Williams keychain (while they last). Children will need to be supervised by their parents. The Makerspace will be open Friday noon - 4 p.m. and then again on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m..
    SAWYER LIBRARY

    12:50 p.m.
    Jumuah
    Everyone is welcome to join Jumuah, the Muslim Friday prayer service, in the Muslim Prayer Room followed by a halal lunch in the Interfaith Common Room.
    THOMPSON CHAPEL, Muslim Prayer Room, Lower Level

    1 - 4 p.m.*
    Science Shop Open House
    Visit the Williams Science Shop in Hopper room G15 for a brief tour and to see a few examples of past student projects. Children will need to be supervised by their parents. The Science Shop will be open Friday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and then again on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m..
    HOPPER SCIENCE CENTER

    1 - 2 p.m.
    Reflecting on Art Forms: Perspectives from the Class of 1999
    The panel will feature ’99 classmates Maggie Adler, Ethan Lasser, Hannah Nesbeda and Jan Postma discussing their unique perspectives on art and the future of art.
    MAINSTAGE, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
    Dwelling of the Gallant
    In honor of 50+ years of coeducation at the college, join us for a special ceremony of celebration featuring four Women of Williams across the decades telling their stories: Michele Rogers '79, Naree Viner '89, Star Hampton '94, and Monsie Muñoz '09. This is a moment to recognize the 13,000 Williams Alumnae (including the class of 2024) who have and continue to have an impact on Williams and the world.
    MAINSTAGE, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    3 - 3:45 p.m.*
    Admission 101
    Families with children beginning to think about college are encouraged to join this informal, interactive session with a Williams admission officer.
    WESTON HALL

    4 – 5 p.m.
    A Conversation between Williams President Maud S. Mandel and Society of Alumni President Brent E. Shay '78.
    MAINSTAGE, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    5 - 7 p.m.
    Quarterback Club Football Reunion
    Catch up with other Eph footballers (4s and 9s). Hear from Coach Mark Raymond about the current goals for the program. Network your cleats off in the locker room. Light refreshments will be available. Registration required.
    WESTON ATHLETIC CENTER

    5 - 7 p.m.
    Geosciences Alumni Reunion
    All Geoscience alumni and their families are invited to a cocktail reception in the Bud Wobus Rock Garden outside of Wachenheim Science Center. Join other alumni and faculty for a Geoscience celebration! Rain or shine (if it's raining, we'll move it inside to the lobby area).
    BUD WOBUS ROCK GARDEN, WACHENHEIM SCIENCE CENTER

    5:15 p.m.
    Shabbat services
    Welcome in Shabbat with Friday night services at the JRC. Everyone is warmly welcome as we sing, pray, and shmooze. We hope to see you there!
    JEWISH RELIGIOUS CENTER,  24 Stetson Ct.

    6 p.m.
    Class Dinners and Festivities
    Refer to class-specific schedules for locations and details.

    6 p.m.
    Williams Outing Club Reunion and Celebration with Scott Lewis and Dave Ackerson
    Join Scott Lewis and Dave Ackerson as we honor and celebrate them upon their retirements for their decades of leadership of the Williams Outing Club. Drop by to say hello or stick around and enjoy a casual BBQ dinner. FEASTivities will start at 6pm - sharing stories going long into the night! FREE and open to all! Registration required.
    REILY ROOM, ATHLETIC SUPPORT BUILDING, Second Floor, Weston Field 73 Meacham St.


  • All Day
    WAWSA: Williams Alumni Walk for Student Art
    Come see student artwork on Spring Street at Goff’s, Tunnel City Coffee, and Spring Street Market from June 6th-9th! All art is for sale and will be displayed for the duration of reunion. Learn more about the show, the artists, and the art, at the gallery website here.
    SPRING STREET

    6 - 9 a.m.
    Sunrise(n) Hike Up Pine Cobble with Director of the Williams Outing Club, Scott Lewis
    This is a 3 mile round trip hike with one thousand foot elevation gain to get your blood flowing and endorphins coursing through your veins!! Dress for the weather and wear good footwear for a trail that will be muddy and rocky! Bring a filled water bottle. Return to campus by 9:30 a.m. Rain or shine! Shuttle leaves from the traffic circle behind the'62 Center. at 5:45 a.m.
    PINE COBBLE TRAIL

    7 - 8 a.m.
    Morning Meditation Practice
    Group meditation instruction and practice will be offered each morning of Reunion Weekend. All who are interested in participating are welcome. The sessions will be led by alumni from the Class of 1974.
    THE DAVIS CENTER, Room 105, the Spirituality, Religion, Reflection Room

    7 - 8:30 a.m.*
    Bird Walk at Hopkins Forest with Biology Professor Manuel A. Morales
    Some binoculars provided. Coffee available! Shuttle leaves from the traffic circle behind the '62 Center at 6:30 a.m.
    HOPKINS FOREST

    8 a.m.
    Fun Run
    Join other reunion attendees for an early morning run in the Purple Valley (Gale Road loop).
    CHAPIN STEPS

    8 - 9 a.m.
    All-Levels Yoga Class
    Join North Adams Yoga in a morning yoga class as you prepare for the day.
    GREYLOCK HALL, 2ND FLOOR

    9 - 10:30 a.m.*
    Create a Spectacle
    Dress up for the parade by making your own festive sunglasses, hats, and signs to carry and wear! Rain or shine.
    PARESKY STEPS

    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Williamstown Farmers Market
    Stroll. Snack. Shop local.
    SPRING STREET PARKING LOT

    10 a.m.
    Parade of Classes
    The 50th Reunion class will lead the way to the Society’s Annual Meeting. Pre-parade music provided by the Eagles Band of Pittsfield. Find your classmates near class signs on Paresky Lawn. Post-50th Reunion classes should gather outside of Dodd House for the parade.
    PARESKY LAWN

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Annual Meeting, Society of Alumni
    The annual meeting, led by Society of Alumni President: trophies, cups, and medals recognizing alumni volunteers; election results; major gift announcements; and traditional Williams songs.
    WILLIAMS QUAD (AKA: Library Quad / Sawyer Quad) Rain Location: CHAPIN HALL

    10:30 a.m.- noon*
    Wheels! (Ages 2 and up)
    After the parade, join other young families to explore a fire engine, police cruiser, ambulance, backhoe, front loader, mowers, and street sweeper! Rain or shine.
    WESTON GATE, WESTON ATHLETIC COMPLEX

    10:30 a.m. - noon*
    Soccer Clinic (Ages 5-17)
    Join a soccer session for all levels. We'll work on development and refinement, and end with small-sided games. Rain or shine.
    COLE FIELD

    10:30 a.m. - noon*
    Ultimate Frisbee Clinic (Ages 10+)
    Come and learn this team sport, led by members of the Williams Ultimate Frisbee Organization. Rain or shine.
    WILLIAMSON FIELD, WESTON ATHLETIC COMPLEX

    10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.*
    Toddler and Preschool Playdate (Ages 2-4)
    Toddlers/preschoolers and their parents/caregivers are welcome at the Williams Children's Center to play with purple Play-Doh, run around the outdoor play spaces, and enjoy other activities.
    WILLIAMS COLLEGE CHILDREN'S CENTER, 44 WHITMAN STREET

    NOON*
    All Campus Lunch!
    Rain or shine! Enjoy a meal sourced locally and sustainably, highlighting the great food and farms within the Berkshire community.
    CHAPIN LAWN/PARESKY

    1 – 2 p.m.
    Creative Spirits: Turning Vision Into Reality
    A conversation about inspiring personal journeys with members of the Class of '84. Panelists: Ken Wyatt, Co-Founder, 44º North Vodka, first Black American owned spirits company in USA. Mara Bún, Climate/Nature Company Director, Investor, Advisor, Diana Kellogg, architect.

    Moderator: Greg Pliska '84, composer, orchestrator, puzzler.

    MAINSTAGE '62 CENTER FOR THEATRE & DANCE

    1 – 2 p.m.
    The Joy of Jazz
    Why is jazz so joyful? This beloved art form has, from its beginning and its roots in the blues, provided a means of being temporarily transported from troubled times—a meaningful musical escape, benefitting our mental health and our spirits. All of us owe a debt of gratitude to the Black artists who created this musical form and contribute to its continued evolution and influence on American culture. Join Graham Covington ’64 for an interactive exploration of the history of jazz and its impact.
    BERNHARD MUSIC CENTER, ROOM 30

    1 – 2 p.m.
    Math/Stat Tea
    Grab some tea and socialize with Math/Stats alums. Families welcome.
    WACHENHEIM SCIENCE CENTER, FRANK MORGAN LIBRARY

    1 – 2 p.m.
    Physics & Astronomy Reception
    Visit with the Physics and Astronomy faculty and meet up with alums for iced tea & cookies. Families welcome!
    HOPPER SCIENCE BUILDING, GROUND FLOOR ENTRY OFF OF MORLEY CIRCLE

    1 – 2 p.m.
    Campus Tour Led by Admission Tour Guide

    Families with children beginning to think about college are encouraged to participate. Followed by an Admission 101 session. Rain or shine, bring an umbrella!
    PARESKY FRONT STEPS

    1 – 2 p.m.*
    Magnificent Monster Circus (Ages 5+)

    Come one, come all, to a circus like no other! Encounter magnificent creatures from the wilds of your imagination as their quirky human caretaker tries to teach them new tricks. Kids can lend a hand to Eustice the Unicycling Unimonster, make friends with a Fiery Fanged Worm, cheer for Agnes the many-legged Acropod, and more! This colorful, silly, multi-sensory show full of friendly monsters is a perfect match for young audiences. Show length- 40 min. plus Q&A after the show.
    PARESKY AUDITORIUM

    1 – 3 p.m.
    WCMA Open House
    Come mix and mingle with museum staff and curators, learn more about the museum building project, celebrate the 10th anniversary of WALLS (Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces), and dive into current exhibitions:
    Cracking the Cosmic Code: Numerology in Medieval Art, Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation, Remixing the Hall: WCMA’s Collection in Perpetual Transition, and SO - IL / WCMA Building a New Museum.
    WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART (WCMA)

    1 - 4 p.m.
    Bouldering Barn Open Hours
    Come visit the new WOC Bouldering Facility located on the corner of Walden St. and Hoxsey. Shoes and chalk are provided but bring a water bottle! There will only be room for 10 climbers and 1 monitor in the space at a time.
    WOC BOULDERING BARN

    1 - 4 p.m.
    Fablab Open House
    Visit the Fabrication Lab. A selection of age appropriate learning activities for both children and adults are available including embroidery, friendship bracelets, button making, origami and more. If desired, bring an item to add an embroidered Williams "W" with your class year. All supplies and instructions will be provided. Children will need to be supervised by their parents. The Fab Lab will be open Friday noon - 4 p.m. and then again on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    SAWYER LIBRARY, Room 247

    1 - 4 p.m.
    Makerspace Open House
    Visit the Makerspace for a tour and to see this year's student academic projects. Select a 3D printed or laser engraved Williams keychain (while they last). Children will need to be supervised by their parents. The Makerspace will be open Friday noon - 4 p.m. and then again on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m..
    SAWYER LIBRARY, Room 248

    1 - 4 p.m.
    Science Shop Open House
    Visit the Williams Science Shop for a brief tour and to see a few examples of past student projects. Children will need to be supervised by their parents. The Science Shop will be open Friday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and then again on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m..
    HOPPER SCIENCE CENTER, Room g15

    1 - 4 p.m.
    Plenty of Purple Projects (All Ages)
    Get your creative juices flowing and make decoupage frames, jewelry, stationery, painted cow bells, and more. Materials in Williams' colors, of course!
    FALK SCIENCE QUAD (Rain Location: Wachenheim 113)

    1 - 5 p.m.
    Library Special Collections Open House
    Staff of the Chapin Library and the College Archives will be on hand to introduce exhibits and collections featuring rare books, manuscripts, yearbooks and other artifacts of college history.
    CHAPIN LIBRARY, SAWYER LIBRARY

    2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
    A WOC Through History 
    Join Scott Lewis, longtime director of the Williams Outing Club (WOC) as he reflects on his 30+ year career at Williams as he prepares to retire. He will be joined by WOC Assistant Director Dave Ackerson, Jim Briggs ’60, Tom Feist ’85, and Charlotte Jones ’22. There will be lively conversation, photo presentations, and (if we had to guess) a handstand or two.
    MAINSTAGE, ’62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
    Davis Center (DC) Tour
    Join Reunion Rangers for a tour of the new DC. We will have handouts for self-guided options.
    THE DAVIS CENTER

    2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
    Admission 101
    Families with children beginning to think about college are encouraged to join this informal, interactive session with a Williams admission officer.
    WESTON HALL

    2:15 – 3:15 p.m.*
    Community Drum Circle (All Ages)

    In this musical environment, learn rhythms, playful games, and songs from Africa, South America, and Asia. All instruments provided!
    PARESKY STEPS (Rain Location:'62 Center Dance Studio)

    2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
    Lee F. Jackson '79 Memorial Track Meet and Family Games (Ages 5-12)

    Participate in races, water games, and more. Ribbons for all participants.
    LEE TRACK, WESTON ATHLETIC COMPLEX

    2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
    Pick-Up Soccer (Ages 18+)
    Join fellow alums for a game of pick-up soccer. Bring water and a soccer ball if you have one!
    COLE FIELD

    2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
    Dance Community Circle
    Open to alumni from all dance groups and clubs including Kusika, CoDa and Dance Company, Zambezi, Sankofa, INISH, NBC, Ritmo Latino, Asian Dance Troupe, and Student Choreographer's Coalition, and anyone who’s participated in any dance classes, and friends. Opportunity to catch up with Sandra, each other, and do a bit of light movement and reconnection. Please also bring any dance photos or other memorabilia to contribute to the dance archives.
    DIRECTORS STUDIO, '62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
    Forests and Change with Assistant Professor of Biology Allison Gill
    For nearly a century, Hopkins Forest has been home to research investigating the influence of human activities and environmental change on forest structure, function, and biodiversity. Join for a walk to learn about this ongoing research, and the important roles of our local forests in mitigating the effects of anthropogenic change! Shuttle leaves from the traffic circle behind the '62 Center at 2 p.m.
    HOPKINS FOREST (Rain Location: Rosenberg Center)

    2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
    The Law of Freedom: The Supreme Court and Democracy, by Jacob Eisler '04
    The 2024 Presidential election will be one of the most pivotal in US history – and it will take place against a backdrop of the Supreme Court’s recent decisions on elections (ranging from Trump’s exclusion from the ballot to voting rights across the nation). In this talk, Jacob Eisler '04, the James Edmund and Margaret Elizabeth Hennessey Corry Professor at Florida State University College of Law, will discuss the political and theoretical underpinnings of the Court’s decisions, and show that underlying the debate on elections is a debate about what it means for citizens to be free.
    HOLLANDER HALL ROOM 241

    2:15 - 4:15 p.m.
    Williams Christian Fellowship Gathering
    This is an informal gathering of Williams alumni who participated in the Williams Christian Fellowship while at Williams or have since become active in the Christian faith. There will be an update on the current Williams Christian Fellowship, formal and informal sharing, and prayer. It will be a great time to connect with fellow Christians in different classes and different parts of the country (or world or your own backyard!), as well as with local friends.
    READING ROOM, SAWYER LIBRARY

    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.*
    Family Yoga
    Infants, toddlers, kids of all ages are welcome to practice yoga with Devin Raber of North Adams Yoga! Games, silliness, zen, and movement with your loved ones.
    WILLIAMS QUAD (Rain Location, Greylock Studio)

    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.*
    Drawing Class (Ages 5-12)
    Enjoy an outdoor drawing session. No experience necessary; come to learn or practice what you already know. Supplies provided.
    CHAPIN STEPS (Rain Location, Paresky 220 Reading Room)

    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.*
    Ultimate Frisbee Games (Ages 10+)
    Practice the skills you learned in the morning clinic! Led by WUFO members. Rain or shine.
    FARLEY-LAMB FIELD, WESTON ATHLETIC COMPLEX

    3:30 p.m.
    Preview “BUILDING 6 PORTRAIT INTERIOR” with artist Barbara Ernst Prey ’79
    MASS MoCA commissioned Prey to paint the largest watercolor in the world for the opening of their new building. Come see the painting and hear Prey discuss the monumental commission. Meet at the painting in Building 6. Transportation not provided.
    BUILDING 6, MASS MOCA, 1040 MASS MOCA WAY, NORTH ADAMS

    3:30 - 5 p.m.
    Eph Meet-Up @ Reunion
    This casual networking reception features industry-specific chat areas where you can meet other Ephs who do what you do - or would like to do someday! Career shifters and other Ephs in professional transition are welcome, as are non-Eph spouses and guests. Come as you are, business cards optional!
    CENTERSTAGE LOBBY, '62 CENTER FOR THEATRE AND DANCE

    3:30 - 5 p.m.*
    Reading and Book Signing with Children's Book Author Michelle Cuevas '04
    Join award-winning Penguin children's author Michelle Cuevas '04 for a discussion of her newest novel, The Dreamatics, in which a fantastical theatre and its troupe perform a young girl’s dreams. Cuevas will also present a reading of her bestselling picture book, The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles, illustrated by Caldecott-medalist Erin E. Stead.
    PARESKY AUDITORIUM

    3:30 - 5:30 p.m.*
    Rod Puppet workshop with CactusHead Puppets
    Drop in and create your own rod puppet character! Participants will use paper, ribbon, and basic craft materials to make a rod puppet character of their own. Recommended for ages 5 and up, all ages welcome!
    SCHAPIRO 129

    4-6 p.m.
    Pride Toast with BiGLATA
    Meet, share, and celebrate Pride with Williams LGBTQ+ alums and members of the Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Alumni Network (BiGLATA) attending Reunion. Light appetizers will be provided with a cash bar. No RSVP required for this casual event.
    THE LOG, 78 Spring Street

    5 p.m.
    Catholic Mass
    Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Bill Clark, S.J. (Williams '80). All are welcome.
    THOMPSON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Upper Sanctuary

    6 p.m.
    Class Dinners and Festivities
    Refer to class specific schedules for locations and details.

    6:30 p.m.
    Movie at Images Cinema - Wish (Rated PG)
    Enjoy free admission to this showing of Wish at Images Cinema! Make sure to arrive 10-15 minutes early in order to ensure a seat.
    IMAGES CINEMA, SPRING STREET

    7 p.m.
    Planetarium Show
    Join us in the Milham Planetarium of the historic Hopkins Observatory for an exploration of the night sky! We will cover a wide range of topics from mythology of the constellations to the way our universe began and anything in between! Come with curiosity and wonder for what our night sky has to offer!
    HOPKINS OBSERVATORY

    7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Capture the Flag (Ages 10+)
    You're never too old for this one. Join Reunion Rangers for this classic summer game.
    LEE TRACK, WESTON ATHLETIC COMPLEX

    7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Drawing Class (Ages 10+)
    Explore your creative side with pastels and paper. No experience necessary; supplies provided.
    SCHAPIRO HALL ROOM 129

    8:45 p.m.
    Movie at Images Cinema - Wonka (Rated PG)
    Enjoy free admission to this showing of Wonka at Images Cinema! Make sure to arrive 10-15 minutes early in order to ensure a seat.
    IMAGES CINEMA, 50 SPRING STREET

    9:30 p.m.
    Ephlats and The Williams Cabaret
    Celebrate the 70’s with a delightful performance of music, memories, and laughter featuring the 70’s & 80’s Ephlats and The Williams Cabaret. Cash bar. All classes invited.
    THE LOG, 78 Spring St.


  • All Day
    WAWSA: Williams Alumni Walk for Student Art
    Come see student artwork on Spring Street at Goff’s, Tunnel City Coffee, and Spring Street Market from June 6th-9th! All art is for sale and will be displayed for the duration of reunion. Learn more about the show, the artists, and the art, at the gallery website here.
    SPRING STREET

    7 - 8 a.m. 
    Morning Meditation Practice
    Group meditation instruction and practice will be offered each morning of Reunion Weekend. All who are interested in participating are welcome. The sessions will be led by alumni from the Class of 1974.
    THE DAVIS CENTER, ROOM 105 "Spirituality, Religion, Reflection Room"

    9 a.m.
    Alumni-led AA Meeting
    PARESKY ROOM 220

    9 a.m. 
    Class of 2004 Memorial Hike
    Bob Quay '04 was the head of the Outing Club our senior year, and died in a tragic mountain biking accident a few weeks after our graduation. While a student, Bob was a bridge-builder among our class, and also a literal bridge-builder, deeply involved in constructing a bridge on the Money Brook Trail. The Class of 2004 has held a hike in his memory, and in the memory of the other members of the class who have died, every quinquennial reunion. Transportation not provided. Visit the link for directions and trail information.
    MONEY BROOK TRAIL

    9:30 a.m.
    Reunion Service of Gratitude and Remembrance
    A multi-faith service to honor the passing of beloved classmates and celebrate the blessings of relationship to the Williams community. Led by Williams chaplains and alumni clergy.
    THOMPSON CHAPEL

    NOON
    Dorm Checkout Deadline
    Leave your dorm key and name tag on the dresser in your room

*Family Activities Programming

For other events happening in the area over Reunion Weekend, visit btw Berkshires and Destination Williamstown