Fall Fair & Homecoming

This treasured tradition is a highlight of each new school year, where we celebrate what makes our Quaker school community special!
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What's happening at Fall Fair?

This treasured tradition is a highlight of each new school year, where we celebrate what makes our Quaker school community special!

 

Rides and games!

Newton is back and we will have all of our favorite rides for all ages including the Pharaoh's Fury, Super Slide, Cliff-hanger, Tornado, Happy Swing, Dizzy Dragon, and the Sizzler, to mention a few.

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Calling all Foodies...

Food Trucks!

Food Trucks will be on campus all day. Sample specialties from around the world. Leave room for dessert because Ice Cream is on the menu! We promise you won’t go home hungry!

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Here are a few of the trucks that will be rolling in:

Activities for all!

Thanks to our Friends Academy families who will be hosting Carnival Games, Arts and Crafts, and other fun activities for children of all ages.

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Stock up on FA Wear

FA Wear will be on sale in the Dolan Center Atrium on Wednesday, September 28th and Thursday, September 29th  From 10 to 4 pm and at Fall Fair from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Student Booths

Friends Academy Clubs will be on hand to show their FA spirit and promote the important causes that are meaningful to them.

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Let's Welcome our Alumni Back to Campus!

Be sure to say hello to our former students who will be back on campus including the class of 1972 who are celebrating their 50th reunion!

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Go Quakers! Fall Fair Athletic Schedule

Cheer on our the Quakers 

September 30th

  • Face Painting & Ice Cream Truck – 3:45 PM
  • Girls Soccer vs. Wantagh – 4:30 PM
  • Girls Tennis vs. Syosset – 4:30 PM

October 1st

  • JV Football and Cheerleading – 9:15 AM
  • Field Hockey vs. New Hyde Park – 1:30 PM
  • Boys Soccer vs. JFK Bellmore – 3:15 PM

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Brian J. Hom Memorial 1.5 Mile Run/Walk

We welcome you to kick-off Fall Fair and Homecoming at Friends Academy by supporting the 11th Annual Brian Hom Memorial 5K Run/Walk.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Brian James Hom Scholarship.

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Established in the spring of 2011, the Brian James Hom Scholarship honors students who embody Brian's qualities and live according to his motto, "I am the me I choose to be." Brian, Class of 2011, left a lasting impact on all who knew him through his passion for social equity and justice, innate generosity and personal warmth, wonderful sense of humor and smile, and unparalleled commitment to excellence as a runner and a scholar. He genuinely respected all people and sought to restore dignity and hope to the world. He inspired everyone he touched.

For those not able to attend in person, you may participate virtually from 9/24 to 10/2

Whether you are participating live at Friends Academy or away from campus, we have set up this webpage to bring our community together both near and far.

We hope to see you on October 1st!

For more information email AJ Pegno: angelo_pegno@fa.org

Colleagues Art Show

The FA Visual Arts Department has curated a Colleagues Art Exhibition to celebrate the talents of our faculty and staff. Join us for a reception during Fall Fair from 1 to 3 pm in the gallery on the 2nd floor of the Dolan Center. Refreshments will be served.

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering? It's never too late, plus it's one of the best things about Fall Fair. Help for the day, an hour – whatever works with your schedule, just click here.

St. Pats

Parking for Fall Fair

UPDATE: Parking will be available in either our parking lots off of Piping Rock Road or at St. Pat's Church until 4 pm.

Shuttle Buses are available between the Middle School and St. Patrick’s Church. Police and our parking attendants will assist with parking during the fair. For the safety of our families and visitors, please follow directions when you arrive on campus.

Parking for Fall Fair

Directions to St. Patrick’s Church (from Friends Academy)

  • Travel west on Duck Pond Road for 1 mile (away from Piping Rock, toward Glen Cove).
  • Cross the railroad tracks and make a left at the first light.
  • Go 1/10 of a mile and make a right into the St. Patrick’s parking lot.
  • Follow the Fall Fair Parking signs to the parking area.

No parking allowed: Please do not park on Duck Pond Road, Piping Rock Road or in the Meeting House parking lot on Friday or Saturday.

Parking for Athletic Games: If you are dropping a student to attend the Fair or to participate in one of the games scheduled for Saturday, please do so in front of the Middle School and then proceed to park your car if you plan on staying for the day.

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