Harvard-Radcliffe Class of '89

Seattle - Sunday Feb 25, 4-6PM. Pacific Northwest alums and partners are getting together at Purple Café in downtown Seattle. Reach out to brian.goffman@gmail.com with questions.

Michele Lamont - Feb 29th - 8pm ET (Zoom event). Michèle Lamont, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies researches group boundaries to understand how we can create a more inclusive world. Moderated by classmate Rhonda Powell, this private '89 event offers us a chance to learn about Michele's recent research and have an off-the record conversation. Please register here.

Palm Springs Weekend - March 1-3. Jeff Behrens, Lori Rutter, Jonathan Fernandez , Jeff Bernstein, Sonya Lyubomirsky, and Chalon Emmons will be hosting a relaxed and informal weekend in the sun in Palm Springs. Hikes, dinners and hanging out by the pool discussing the world's problems. Email jeff@adviza.com if you are potentially interested, still a few rooms available in our hotel block. Register here.

Boston/North Shore Dinner and Mira Movie - Saturday, March 2. Meet at 6 pm at Soma (256 Cabot Street, Beverly MA) and then walk over to the 8 pm Evening with Mira Sorvino and screening of Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion at The Cabot Theater (286 Cabot Street). Hosted by Lisa Lavoie & Carolyn Magnani. Possible dessert social afterwards. More details coming – contact Lisa Lavoie for more info or to join the host committee. We will have a block of seats together for maximum enjoyment.

Philadelphia Dinner and Mira Movie - Sunday, March 3. Meet at 6 pm in Glenside at a bar/restaurant and then go to the Mira Sorvino event at Keswick Theatre. Hosted by Laura Biezup, Lexa Edsall, Claudia Lewis, Diana Rodriguez, Jason Rosencranz, and Kevin Volpp. More details coming - contact Jason Rosencranz for more info or to join the host committee.

Philadelphia Dinner - Saturday, April 6, 6pm. Home of Kevin and Marjorie Volpp. Paperless Post invite will be sent to classmates listed in the Philadelphia area but any classmates are welcome. Hosted by Laura Biezup, Lexa Edsall, Claudia Lewis, Diana Rodriguez, Jason Rosencranz, and Kevin Volpp. For more info contact Lexa Edsall.

Bay Area Lunch - Saturday, April 6th, 11am - 1pm. Home of Inger & David Golob. Paperless Post was sent on Feb 2 on to all classmates listed within 2 hours of Menlo Park, but all are most welcome! If you can attend but did not receive the Paperless Post, please email or text Sarah Pearson (see below) Hosted by Greg Bell, David Conant, James Cook, Chalon Emmons, Inger (Dewey) Golob, David Golob, Nancy (Lutz) Paynter, Randy Paynter, Jake Roth, Sarah Pearson, Evan Seevak, Clia (Saltzman) Tierney & Scott Tierney. Please email or text Sarah at srpear@gmail.com 510-517-6135 to RSVP or join the Host Committee.

Los Angeles Cocktails & Catch Ups - Saturday, April 20, 4-6 PM: Join fellow LA-area 89'ers for drinks and snacks at the home of Mia von Sadovszky at 218 21st Street, Santa Monica 90402. Hosted by Mia, Sonia Lyubomirsky, Laura Siegle, Rob Rader and Jonathan Fernandez. We look forward to see you! Please email or text Mia for more info at miavonsadovszky@gmail.com or 310 351-2384 or if you’d like to join as a co-host. Paperless Post invite to come to all SoCal folks.

Washington DC - Wednesday March 6th from 5:30pm-9:00pm at the Roost, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE for a DMV-style pre-reunion happy hour. Host Committee includes classmates Corey Miller, Dionne Thompson, Lisa Marie Hampton, Barbara Looney Cammarata, Cathy Green, Chris VanArsdale, Rena Miller, Liz Dann, Bernice Romero, and Sandra Kaczmarczyk. If you didn't get an invite and live or are visiting the DMV, email lisaborn@yahoo.com to receive an invite.


Austin, TX Lunch at Central Market - December 4th @ noon: North Lamar. More info: Karen Crawford karen@karencrawfordlaw.com.

NYC Jazz night out - Thursday, December 7 from 6:30 to 9:30. Jazz and Blues with classmate Gary Negbaur who will man the keys at the (ridiculously perfectly-named) Ivy Room in NYC. There is no cover charge, food and drink per menu/a la carte. It will be a wonderful evening to enjoy cool tunes, cocktails and camaraderie. The Ivy Room, 420 Park Ave South - RSVP to Lisa Ashkinos  lga@futureperfectconsulting.com.

Boston Area Home Wine Dinner - Saturday, January 20 630PM. Join fellow Boston-area 89'ers for an elegant pre-reunion catered dinner party at the Jamaica Plain home of Emily Davidson.  Invitation Here. More info: Sara Barcan sarabarcan@gmail.com.


If you'd like to brainstorm a casual pre-reunion event in your area, all ideas and all volunteer hosts are welcome! Please reach out to Lisa Ashkinos lga@futureperfectconsulting.com, Elena Crespo crespoec716@gmail.com or Irene Herlihy iherlihy@msn.com.

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