Don't Miss Out: Membership Party, Catering Skills, and More!

  
September 13, 2019
 
 
Happy Friday the 13th! Why not kick off your weekend at a happy hour to welcome new Smithies to the city? There's still space at our annual membership party on Tuesday, and don't miss the special catering event with Smithie Diane Gordon next Saturday, September 21st. Plus a longstanding tradition continues. 

ANNOUNCEMENT

PECANS ARE COMING! Once again, the Club is selling Smith College pecans before the holiday season. Prices remain the same as last year. Please support this fundraising effort for the Scholarship Fund. Learn more about this tradition.
 

FEATURED EVENT

Easy, Elevated Entertaining with Diane Gordon

If you've ever seen caterers pass flawless hors d'oeuvres and marveled at how they did it or wondered whether you could throw the perfect party—professionally or in your own home—come discover the inner workings of a professional kitchen. Diane Gordon '82, owner of Diane Gordon Catering, will walk participants through the preparation of a simple yet impressive meal using tools everyone has at home. She will also share her journey from the practice of law to successful entrepreneurship. Attendees may enjoy the meal with a glass of wine, and everyone will receive a folder of the recipes to keep.
 
The 2-hour class and tasting will take place in an industrial kitchen in East Harlem. Participants will need to stand around a prep table for the duration. Please email events@smithclubnyc.org if you require seating. Space is limited.
 
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Location: East Harlem (Location provided to registered attendees)
Price: Members ($15) | Non-Members ($20) (NO REFUNDS)

UPCOMING SMITH CLUB EVENTS

 
Are you a class of 2019 graduate who has just moved to the City? Or did you just relocate for a new job or graduate program? Join the Smith College Club of New York City for drinks and connect with your fellow Smithies. Plus, get tips on navigating life in the Big Apple from alums who have been living here for years. The meet-up is free, but RSVP is strongly encouraged.
 
Date: Friday, September 13, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: The Lookup (45 West 35th St)

Start off the fall with an annual favorite featuring Smithies, wine, hors d'oeuvres, and more. Meet the Club's current Directors and hear what's in store for the upcoming year. The party is FREE to current Smith Club members, so update your membership today.
 
Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm 
Location: The Culture Center (410 Columbus Ave, at 80th St)

The Jewish Museum will present the first-ever exhibition exploring the remarkable career of the influential American art dealer, Edith Halpert (1900-1970). Halpert was a pioneer in the field and the first significant female gallerist in the US, presenting work by women, immigrants, and Jewish artists. She founded the Downtown Gallery, which was the first major mainstream art space in New York City to promote the work of African-American artists. Learn More.
 
Join the Club for a docent-led tour of this exhibit featuring works by some of the artists Halpert championed. Payment includes general admission to the museum, the docent-led tour, and a 10% discount at the museum shop. Tickets are non-refundable.
 
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Location: The Jewish Museum (1109 5th Ave at 92nd St)

2019 Otelia Cromwell Day Celebration
Join the Smith College Club of NYC and the Black Alumnae of Smith College (BASC) for the 2019 celebration of Otelia Cromwell Day.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ginetta Candelario, '90, (Editor: Meridians, feminism, race, and transnationalism | Professor of Sociology and Latin American & Latina/0 Studies). Featured Speakers: Denise Wingate Materre '74, Smith's new Vice President for Alumnae Relations, and special Smith community guests, TBA.
 
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Location: Home of an alumna; Address provided to registered guests

 






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