Smith College Club of NYC Newsletter - October Issue

Dear Reader,

Welcome to the 2010-2011 Smith College Club of New York City program year. October is a busy month, filled with exciting events. Below are the details of upcoming events: 

October 13th - Wednesday : Young Alums/Admissions Happy Hour 

Looking for a way to reconnect with Smith College? Would you like to be more involved with the Smith Club of New York? Would you like the opportunity to plan events, attend college fairs and volunteer for other Smith Club activities? Are there particular events you'd like to see more of promoted by the club?   

Join the Young Alums and Admissions committees for happy hour drinks at Ginger Man on October 13, Wednesday. Grab your own drink at the bar and come meet us at the couches in the back room. Please RSVP below. We hope to see you there!  

Date - October 13, Wednesday

Time - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location - Ginger Man, 11 E 36th St. between 5th and Madison  

Your Young Alums Committee and Admissions Committee,

Lenore Cho, Admissions

Sarah Gass, Young Alums

Frances Gutter-Lisk, Admissions

Isabel Lagdameo, Young Alums

Alyssa Love, Young Alums  

Click here to RSVP!  

October 17th - Sunday : Special Theatre Event - Wish I Had A Sylvia Plath  

"a moving meditation on the difficulties of combining creativity and domesticity...Cleverly combining film with live action, the show veers wildly- like Esther's mind- between farce and tragedy? I left the theatre with a lump in my throat."- The Guardian

The members of the Smith Club of NYC are invited to experience Wish I Had a Sylvia Plath, starring Elisabeth Gray, and written by Edward Anthony, this year’s winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe First Award for Outstanding New Writing.  The one-woman play, a work of fiction, follows Esther Greenwood (the heroine of Plath’s The Bell Jar) as she attempts to mix, blend and whip her memories, fantasies and illusions into the most perfect poem of her life.     

Following the performance, Club members will be treated to a talk-back by Ms. Gray and a Plath scholar TBA.  

Date - October 17, Thursday

Time – 3:30 pm

Location – 59 E 59 Theaters, 59 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park), New York                                                      

Tickets:            $25.00 at the door (click here to buy tickets in advance)

Please let us know that you will be there: 

A committed educator and Oxford alum, Elisabeth Gray has led children's drama therapy workshops from the American West Coast to orphanages in Russia. See 

October 21st - Thursday : Monthly Networking Luncheon at the National Arts Club on Gramercy Park 

Join fellow Smithies of all ages for a three-course luncheon in the elegant dining room of the historic National Arts Club. Enjoy the company of old and new friends, share career ideas and feel free to bring your business cards.  

Date - Thursday, October 21, 2010

Location – National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park

Time - 12:30  

Cost - $26     

Note: barring holidays and rare exceptions, these are held on the third Thursday of every month - so mark your calendars and come often!   

Click here to buy tickets!!!  

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events!

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