Grandparents & Grandfriends Day

Grandparents & Grandfriends Day

Grandparents & Grandfriends Day
wednesday, September 28, 2022

Grandparents and Grandfriends Day is one of the most adored and memorable traditions at Avon Old Farms School, a highlight of the academic year. This day is an opportunity for loved ones to visit their grandson(s) and enjoy our unique campus. This is a special occasion where grandparents and grandfriends can see a day in the life of their Avon boy. During the day you will be able to attend a class, experience the arts program through student artwork in the Ordway Art Gallery and be treated to student-led poetry and musical performances. We also invite you to spend the afternoon cheering on the sports teams. It is a day to celebrate the Avon community with loved ones. We are thrilled to be hosting you! 

Check out the fun we had last Grandparents and Grandfriends Day here!


If you have not yet provided us with your Grandparent/Grandfriend contact information please click the button below to fill out our contact form.


Schedule of the Day

Time Activity/Location
8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Have Your Picture Taken with Your Grandson

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.

Registration & Coffee, Riddle Refectory

Grandparents will be greeted by parking directors upon arrival and directed to the Riddle Refectory for registration and a light breakfast.

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Attend Classes with Your Grandson

(Not all classrooms are handicap accessible)

11:00 a.m. - Noon

Welcome by the Head of School Jim Detora P'12

Instrumental & chorale concert and poetry recitation in the Susan Casey Brown Auditorium.

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Buffet Luncheon in the Field House

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Optional Guided Tour of Campus

Admissions Office

2:00 p.m.

Watch Athletic Contests

*Please note the schedule is subject to change. 

Games on Grandparents & Grandfriends Day

Welcome to Avon Old Farms!

We're excited to host you on this special day! If you have any questions, please contact:

Jessica Egan
Alumni & Development Office



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