Schedule of Events

Fun for the whole family.

Family Weekend is back, live and in-person! The weekend is jam packed with things for you and your child to do on campus. All of the old mainstays are here — state of the school address, college speaker, college workshop, lunch, home games — alongside a few new activities to keep you busy.

Pre-Event Webinar

W.P. Carey Speaker Logan Powell 


Friday, October 29 | 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Zoom Webinar

The W.P. Carey lecture series brings students and parents face-to-face with prominent college admissions officers from around the country. Logan Powell, dean of admissions at Brown University, is this year's speaker.  

Register Here »

 

Check-In


Saturday, October 30 | 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Lasell Alumni House

Before you strike out across campus, make sure to swing by the registration table outside of Lasell Alumni House. The parking lot for Family Weekend is right next door.

 

Breakfast


Saturday, October 30 | 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM 
Dining Hall Terrace

Join us on the Dining Hall terrace for a buffet-style breakfast.

 

Program Fair


Saturday, October 30 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Under the Tent, Quad

Learn about a few of our signature programs during this drop-in program, which includes presentations on our certificate track, wellbeing, arts immersion, and global studies programs.

 

College Counseling Workshop


Saturday, October 30 | 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Under the Tent, Quad

Join Vern Granger, director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Connecticut, and Andrew Palumbo, vice president of enrollment management at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, for an interactive update on higher education. This program is sponsored by the College Counseling Office. 

 

Special Musical Performance


Saturday, October 30 | 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Under the Tent, Quad

Pomfret's very own a capella group, the GriffTones, and Austin Kendig '22, will perform.

 

Game Day BBQ


Saturday, October 30 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Under the Tent, Quad

Enjoy a delicious meal with your family on the Quad. After lunch, stick around for a full afternoon of home games.

 

State of the School


Saturday, October 30 | 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Under the Tent, Quad

Get the latest news and information directly from Head of School Tim Richards P ’15 and his leadership team during this presentation on the state of the school.

 

Home Athletic Contests


Saturday, October 30 | 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Various Campus Locations

Catch your favorite Griffin in action. During Family Weekend, every game is a home game.