Addison Gallery of American Art hosted an opening party on September 16, celebrating the opening of a new exhibit by American photographer Rosamond Purcell: “Nature Stands Aside.” With Purcell present, the event included refreshments and a tour of the exhibit, featuring over 150 photos. It is the first ever retrospective of Purcell’s work and will be on view until December 31.
A booster clinic was offered for the bivalent Covid-19 vaccine at Snyder Center on September 17 by the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the use of the bivalent booster for people ages 12 and older on September 1.
The Fall Carnival event was hosted in the Flagstaff Courtyard for faculty families and students on September 17. The event included an ice cream truck, caricatures, a mechanical bull ride, a bouncy house, and other outdoor events.
The first Senior Tea of the year, a snack break for Seniors, kicked off on September 19, serving fruit, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and apple turnovers. Cinnamon rolls were served at another Senior Tea held on September 21.
Phillips Academy Sustainability Coalition (PASC) hosted an introductory meeting in Kemper Auditorium on Friday, September 16. The event featured introductions to the various clubs within the group, cheese pizza, and a screening of “The Lorax.”
Sykes will host a seasonal influenza vaccination on October 14.
Two upcoming events, Hampton Beach Andover Days and a Fall Coffee House, are currently tentatively scheduled for September 24 and September 30 respectively, with dates subject to change.