Events

Community Events

For more information or to RSVP for an event, please email Andrew MacDonnell or Sarah Preston.

All Cate events are open to alumni, current parents, Cate Alumni Parents (CAP), family, and friends.

Camp Cate / Reunion (3’s & 8’s)

Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 10
Schedule
Registration

Mesa Association Dinner

Thursday, April 12
6:00 p.m.

Boston Reception

Saturday, April 14
Bostonia Public House
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
131 State Street
Boston, MA 02110
RSVP for the Boston Reception

Maine Reception

Sunday, April 15
Sea Dog Brewing Company
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
1 Bowdoin Mill Island
Topsham, ME
RSVP for the Maine Reception

Chicago Reception

Tuesday, April 17
University Club
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
76 E. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
RSVP for the Chicago Reception

Family Weekend

Wednesday, April 25 – Sunday, April 29

Vintners Picnic

Saturday, May 5
Ravenhill Ranch
Hosted by Mimi & Nelson D. Jones ’48
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
*Directions available upon request.
RSVP for the Vintners Picnic

Denison Cup
Alumni Lacrosse Game

Saturday, May 12
1:30 p.m.
Savage Field
RSVP for the Alumni Lacrosse Game

Awards & Baccalaureate

Saturday, May 26
Kirby Quadrangle & Katharine Thayer Cate Memorial Chapel
4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Commencement

Sunday, May 27
Commencement Lawn
10:00 a.m.

Camp Cate Kick-Off Party 

Friday, June 8
Mesa House (Open to ALL alumni classes)
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Camp Cate / Reunion (3’s & 8’s)

Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 10
Schedule
Registration

Palo Alto Summer Gathering

Hosted by Jenny Dearborn & John Tarlton ’87 (Chloe ’19, Cooke ’21, Jack ’16)
Saturday, July 7
Time TBD
1027 Bryant Street
Palo Alto, CA
All alumni, families, children, friends, prospective families/students are invited as the Cate community welcomes the new Class of 2022 members! This is a casual, outdoor gathering.
RSVP

Past 2017-18 Alumni Association Events & Meetings:

Grandparents Weekend
February 23-24

Coast-to-Coast Alumni Weekend (NYC & On the Mesa)
February 22-24

Los Angeles Reception
February 1
Hosted by John & Jessica Bowlin (Hannah ’16, Parker ’20, Will ’18)

Los Angeles Alumni Association Meeting
February 1
Hosted by Alumni Council Vice President Lauren Craig Albrecht ’89

Cate Alumni Parents (CAP) Luncheon 
January 29
Hosted by the 2017-2018 CAP Committee

Class of 2018 Cate Fund Dinner
January 29
Hosted by Headmaster Ben Williams, IV

San Francisco Reception
January 25
Hosted by Kevin & Blair Elliott Paige ’86

San Francisco Alumni Association Meeting
January 25
Hosted by Alumni Council President Peter Given ’99

Palo Alto Reception
January 24
Hosted by Jenny Dearborn & John Tarlton ’87 (Chloe ’19, Cooke ’21, Jack ’16)

Phoenix Reception
January 9
Hosted by Betsy & Charlie Ganz ’78

Cate Ski Day at Sugar Bowl
January 2
Hosted by David & Sue Tunnell (Kate ’19, Maddie ’21)

Cate Ski Day at Aspen Mountain
December 30
Hosted by Gloria & Jimmy Marcus ’00

Cate Ski Day at Sun Valley
December 29
Hosted by Mikey Bullis ’81

Claremont Reception
December 3
Hosted by Cecilia Sanborn ’16

Cate Alumnae Network (C.A.N.) San Francisco Reception
November 16
Hosted by Jeannie Pettigrew Whelan ’86 & Maya Van Putten ’91

Denver Reception
November 16
Hosted by Todd & Baret Bertea Walker ’84 (Brie ’18)

Boulder Reception
November 15
Hosted by Kristen & Jeff Eldridge ’96

Tokyo Reception
November 15
Hosted by Tamako & Luke Caffey ’99

Beijing Reception
November 12

Shanghai Reception
November 10

Hong Kong Reception
November 9
Hosted by Ming Shing & Michelle Tsang (Megan ’20)

Singapore Reception
November 7
Hosted by Carmen & John Tsai (Elliot ’20)

San Luis Obispo Reception
November 9

Seattle Reception 
October 26
Hosted by Helena Khu ’99

Portland Reception 
October 25
Hosted by Betsy Cramer (Harry ’11) & Greg Kubicek ’74

Cate Alumnae Network / Women’s Forum #2
Web Conference (Alumnae & Current Students)
October 24

Family Weekend 
October 20-22

Family Weekend Parent Mixer
October 19
Hosted by Ginger & Ben Williams

New York City Reception
October 16

New Haven Reception
October 15
Hosted by Ellie Park ’15 (former Student Alumni Association Co-Head)

Washington D.C. Reception 
October 12
Hosted by Nancy & Walter Douglas ’73 (Elizabeth ’16, Lacy ’14, Georgia ’19)

Philadelphia Reception 
October 11

Santa Barbara Reception
October 4
Hosted by Bill Taverner ’46 

Cate Alumnae Network / Women’s Forum #1
Web Conference (Alumnae & Current Students)
August 16

Sun Valley Reception
July 3

February 23, 2019

Alumni Weekend

June 7, 2019

Camp Cate 2019