May 2017

TCAN: The Science of Chocolate

Date of Event: 
May 21 2017 - 2:00pm

Ever wondered how chocolate is made and the science behind it?  Ever wanted to pour your own chocolate bar?  Interested in chocolate sundaes with Stevia-sweetened ice cream?  If you answered an enthusiastic YES! to any of the above then this event is for you!  Space is limited to 30 so make sure to sign up early.

Sponsored by:  MIT club

When:  Sunday, May 21, 2 pm  

Location:  LUV ice cream at 2587 7th Avenue East in North St. Paul

Cost:  $25 for adults, $5 for kids (ages 3-17), kids 2 and under are free

TCAN: The Power of Introverts

Date of Event: 
Jun 6 2017 - 5:00pm

Lynette Crane, Certified Life Coach and nationally-acclaimed speaker, addresses the challenge introverts face in gaining visibility, respect for their ideas, and leadership roles in an extrovert culture. She will discuss how she partners with smart organizations to unlock the revenue-boosting potential of these “quietly brilliant” subject matter experts while helping introverts thrive in our extrovert world – without becoming extroverts.

Sponsored by:  Penn club

Date:  Tuesday, June 6

Time:  5:00 - 6:30 Dinner/Socializing,   6:30 Lynette’s Presentation

Third Thursday: Hello Summer

Date of Event: 
May 18 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

This is a last-minute event for this Thursday at MIA. It's open to the public but it might be fun to get a group of us Smith alums there. And did I mention there'll be food trucks?

We'll meet up just in the front before you go in the doors. There's enough room there.

From the organizers:

Tons of work is going into making this free, fun event extra special for all of you with live music sponsored by The Current, arts, activities, food trucks and much more in store. Plus you can explore the museum - one of the world's best - for the first or 100th time.

French Table on June 17th

Date of Event: 
Jun 17 2017 - 2:00pm

We had a great time in May! I hope you can join us in June. Come share your love of speaking French (note there are two locations - we will be at 3350 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN - good bus access, decent parking) or like me try to wake up all the French you wish you used more often! Smithies and friends welcome!

Contact Melanie Kiihn '93 for more information.

One week left to register for Annual Meeting 2017

There's one week left to register for Annual Meeting. Visit www.smithclubmn.org/content/annual-meeting-2017 before it's too late!

You don't need to create an account to register online. Just choose what you want from the dropdown menu located under the text "Price: $35", enter the quantity, and click the Add to Cart button for each selection.

Questions? Contact Mariquita Anderson '86 using the category Website feedback.

TCAN: French Table on Tuesday, June 6

Date of Event: 
Jun 6 2017 - 6:00pm

Great Francophile cameraderie, with some occasional French spoken!  Open to all levels.  We have experts and we have beginners.  Perfect for those who haven't practiced since high school or college.

Sponsored by:  Yale club

When:  6:00 pm on Tuesday, June 6

Location: Cave Vin, 5555 Xerxes Ave, Mpls

Cost:  Order from menu

RSVP/Questions: rgoldseratgmail [dot] com

2nd Annual Global Tea - Minneapolis Edition

Date of Event: 
Jun 23 2017 - 5:00pm

It's time for the Second Annual Global Tea. In Minnesota we're planning to have teas in Minneapolis and Saint Paul around 5pm on Friday, June 23, 2017. The Minneapolis tea will be held at Starbucks in Stadium Village. Please note the change in venue. The Saint Paul Edition will be held at the Starbucks on Grand Ave.

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