Pecan sales Usually October – December. However, some are still available. To buy, see our Pecans page.
Past Events 2014-2015
September 21, 2014
Downton Abbey Tea at the Avery-Copp House, Groton CT. Presentation about Edwardian-era life, including trivia about the popular TV show, “Downton Abbey.”
November 16, 2014
“How do you say ‘pecans’ in Sign Language,” combining our annual pecan sale with Eileen Baker’s presentation of her career as an educator and advocate for the Deaf.
December 29, 2014
Annual Candidates’ Tea held at Kathleen O’Beirne’s house.
May 31, 2015
Annual Meeting at Kathleen O’Beirne’s home, learning about the endangered lady slipper found in this area.
Past Events 2010-2011
October 29, 2010
A Reception with Harriet Beecher Stowe
August 26, 2010
The Smith College Club of Southeastern Connecticut hosted our annual pizza party on August 26 for current students (including freshmen and transfers) plus book award winners from the region.
June 19, 2010 – Annual Meeting
Past Events 2009-2010
August 16, 2009
Group movie viewing of “Julie & Julia” at Olde Mistick Village followed by reception afterward at Kathleen O’Beirne’s house in Mystic.
September 12, 2009
Tour of Two Historic Pre-fab House from the 1933-34 Chicago World’s Fair on the Connecticut College campus with Presentation by Abby Van Slyck ’81, Director, Architectural Studies Program at Connecticut College, and reception afterward.
- Introduction of the new Smith Apron, designed by Cay Barres ’55 and marketed by Kathleen O’Beirne who arranged for manufacturing, advertising, and distribution. To get an apron, see the Aprons page.
” Pecan & Julie Mania”
November 5, 2009
Dinner at the Portuguese Holy Ghost Society Hall in Stonington. Our resident chef was Alice W. Houston ’59, author of “The American Heritage Book of Fish Cookery.” All but one recipe featured pecans. The recipes used came from the Smith College Club of New York City ‘s “More Cooking with Pecans” and 3 of our own great cooks, Alice Houston ’59, Kathleen O’Beirne’59, and Sara Gilman Mallari ’87. ” One of the recipes we used was in the NYC cookbook was “Julia Child’s Inaugural Pecan Pie” created by her for the inauguration of Mary Maples Dunn as president of Smith College in 1985. To get the delicious recipes created by our members and/or buy “More Cooking with Pecans see our Cooking School page..
January 4, 2010
- Candidates’ Tea at kathleen O’Beirne’s home.