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SCCW Holiday Tea 2023

Sunday, December 10, 2023. 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Opaline Bar & Brasserie, 806 15th St NW, Washington, D.C. (in the Sofitel Hotel)

Join us for our 2023 Holiday Tea on Sunday, December 10, at Opaline from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Tickets are $68 each. Complimentary tickets are available for current students, and $48 discounted tickets are available for those who graduated in the past 10 years. Space is limited; purchase tickets by December 7.

General admission tickets here.

Recent grad (past 10 years) tickets here.

Current students can email

If you cannot attend but still want to support, please consider making a donation here to sponsor a current student and/or a recent graduate.


Volunteer with SCCW for Wreaths Across America

Saturday, December 16, 2023.  7:45 a.m. to approximately 11:00 a.m.

Arlington National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America is a non-profit that remembers and honors our nation's service members by laying wreaths on the graves of our country’s fallen heroes and saying the name of each veteran aloud. Join SCCW on the morning of Saturday, December 16 at Arlington National Cemetery in the laying of the wreaths. All friends and family are welcome.

Wreath laying begins at 8:00 a.m., and we will meet inside screening at the main gate at 7:45 a.m. We will lay wreaths until they're all put out (usually by 10:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.). People are then welcome to stay for the ceremony at 12:00 p.m. 

To sign up, please email indicating how many people are in your party.

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Past Events
See recorded past events, such as webinars, and corresponding materials. For more information and details on events prior to 2020, registered users may view past SCCW newsletters and e-blasts.
Julia Child Day Celebration
November 18, 2023
Smithies went on a culinary pilgrimage to Julia Child's kitchen at the National Museum of American History to celebrate one of our favorite alums on her birthday.
Trivia Night
November 9, 2023
Three SCCW teams showcased Smithie wit!
Book Launch: Real Clothes, Real Lives: 200 Years of What Women Wore, by Kiki Smith, Professor of Theater and Director of the Smith College Historic Clothing Collection.
October 26, 2023
Young Alum Wine & Cheese & Pumpkin Carving
October 22, 2023
Apple Picking at Mackintosh Fruit Farm in Berryville, VA
September 30, 2023


Planet Word Museum Visit

August 27, 2023
Young Alum August Wine & Cheese
August 25, 2023
At Smith, Senior Wine & Cheese was a much-celebrated event hosted by each house. To bring this tradition closer to home, SCCW hosts semi-regular Wine & Cheese nights for young alums.
Young Alum Winery Visit @ Delaplane Cellars

July 22, 2023

Attendees enjoyed an afternoon of food, wine, and great company at this beautiful winery in Delaplane, Virginia.

2023 SCCW Annual Meeting and Potluck

June 25, 2023

Updates from the board, college, and club, and election of the 2023-2024 Board of Directors.

Young Alum Wine & Cheese

June 3, 2023

Olive Oil Tasting with the Smithie-owned, Italian-based olive oil company Libellula

May 14, 2023
Annual Garden Party
On May 6, 2023, members and guests met on a perfect spring day to enjoy tea, blooms, and the company of fellow alums. Proceeds benefit the SCCW Scholarship Fund. 

Young Alum Wine & Cheese

April 28, 2023

Earth Day Picnic at the National Arboretum

April 22, 2023

Rosa Parks Tour at The Mansion on O Street
On March 26, 2023, Smithies toured the O Street Mansion in DC  to learn about the incredible life and legacy of Rosa Parks and her connections to Washington, DC. 

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