Kicking off 2016 with a Craft Meet Up, Dance Festival and Exploration of Mental Health & Race

Happy New Year! We hope one of your resolutions is to explore everything the Smith College Club of NYC has to offer. Here is a sneak peak at some of the many wonderful events we have planned for the next few weeks:

  • First Craft Meet-Up of 2016 on Wednesday, Jan. 13 (6:30 to 8:30 pm): a chance to catch up on your knitting, crocheting, quilting or other project over good conversation with new and old friends.

  • Award-winning Latina Feminist Dior Vargas '09 on the Intersection of Race and Mental Illness on Tuesday, Jan. 26 (6:30 to 8:30 pm): a thoughtful, compelling talk by a mental health activist, White House Champion of Change for Disability Advocacy recipient, and founder of the People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project, an initiative focused on the invisibility of people of color in the media representation of mental illness.

And Save the Date for two of our biggest events of the year, our Annual Scholarship Benefit with President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons on Monday, April 4, and our (free to members) Annual Faculty Lecture on Wednesday, May 11, with Associate Professor Sara B. Pruss, Department of Geosciences. Stay tuned for more details. 




Craft Meet-Up
Wednesday, 01/13/16 at 6:30pm
Share your love of crafts with Smithies.

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Connect Event: Jodi Kaplan '89 and 4th Annual Booking Dance Festival NYC
Sunday, 01/17/16 at 4:30pm
Dance extravaganza featuring 20 different dance companies, discount for Smithies.

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Dior Vargas ’09, Recipient of The White House Champion of Change for Disability Advocacy
Tuesday, 01/26/16 at 6:30pm
Come learn more about this trailblazing Latina Feminist mental health activist.

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Please note: Registration fees for events and activities are only transferable to another person to attend the event for which the registration fee has been paid. Registration fees are not transferable to another event or refundable.


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