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The American Australian Association and Kia Ora New England invite members and friends to attend ANZAC Day 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017






75TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA COMMEMORATIVE DINNER, NY, MAY 4, 2017

Join the American Australian Association, the Government of Australia, and Northrop Grumman Corporation at the 75th Anniversary Battle of the Coral Sea Commemorative Dinner, honoring those surviving American and Australian veterans who gave their all during this historic battle. The dinner will officially launch the Association's new American-Australian Veterans' Scholarship Fund, and the Government of Australia’sFirst 100 Years of Mateshipcampaign.

Reservations




ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE, NE
APRIL 29, 2017

The American Australian Association and Kia Ora New England invite members and friends to attend ANZAC Day 2017 atHarvard-Epworth United Methodist Church.

Reception to follow, where guests are invited to bring a plate to share.
 
Please register to assist with numbers.


MINISTER CHRISTOPHER PYNE DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT US-AUS DEFENCE DIALOGUE IN WASHINGTON DC.

On Friday, April 7, Australian Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne delivered a speech in Washington DC on the strong US-Australian military alliance and its ability "to deter our adversaries".

Read speech.




 

 



FEATURED FELLOW - MARTIN SENEVIRATNE

Martin Seneviratne, a 2016 AAA Australia to USA Sir Keith Murdoch Fellow, is a junior doctor from Sydney completing a Masters in Clinical Informatics at Stanford University. He was recently selected as one of 50 youth representatives internationally to attend the 2017 World Economic Forumin Davos.

Martin wrote about his experience for The Huffington Post: http://tinyurl.com/lwqdc9u.



RED DOG
SCREENING WITH JOSH LUCAS
APRIL 28, 2017

Join Only Make Believe for a screening and Q&A of the Australian limited-release film,Red Dog, starring Josh Lucas on Friday, April 28 at the Samsung 837 Main Stage.

Admission, food, and drinks are included in your ticket, plus a donation will be made to Only Make Believe, a non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities in NYC.

Get $25 off your ticket with code 'AUSSIE'.

Buy tickets


 

AUSTRALIA SHORT FILM TODAY, NY
ASIA SOCIETY, MAY 16, 2017

Featuring some of the most exciting and eclectic short films from Down Under, this annual program returns to the Asia Society onMay 16, 2017 at6:30 pm. A reception will follow.

The 90-minuteprogramincludes live action, documentary and animated shorts, and is held inmemory of its creator, Susan Talbot, AM.

More details


NYC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, NY
MAY 1 - 7, 2017

The NYC Indie Film Festival showcases the best in independent cinema (including 4 Australian films), covering short films, feature films, music videos, and animated works; plus panels, classes, seminars, discussion groups and opportunities for the filmmakers and fans to mingle and network.

AAA members and friends get a 20% discount with code AUSNZ. Find out more.



ANZAC DAY AT THE AUSTRALIAN,NY
APRIL 25, 2017


Celebrate ANZAC Day in New York atThe AustralianBar and Restaurant in Midtown with games of 2-Up from 2pm, live music from 5pm and all day AFL and NRL.

See website for details and to book a table.


EVENTS

AAA EVENTS
17 April: AWNY Annual General Meeting, NY -More info
29 April: ANZAC Day Commemorative Service, NE -Register
3 May: Morning Tea at the Consul-General's residence, NY - booked out
4 May: 75th Anniversary Battle of the Coral Sea Commemorative Dinner, NY -More info

OTHER EVENTS
20 April: Newport Beach Film Festival, CA -More info
28 April: Red Dog screening with Josh Lucas, NY -Buy tickets
13 May: Steve Irwin Gala Dinner, CA -More info
16 May: Australia Short Film Today, NY -Save the date


ANZAC DAY EVENTS - NEW YORK

 

ANZAC Day Commemorative Service (Australian and New Zealand Consulates-General)
Sun, 23 April, 10:30am at ANZAC Memorial Garden, Level 7, British Empire Building, Rockefeller Center, 620 Fifth Avenue. RSVP essential,click here to enter ballot.
Dawn Service (Australian and New Zealand Consulates-General)
Tue, 25 April, 5:45am (arrive by 5:30am) at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza, 55 Water Street.

ANZAC Day at The Australian
Tue, 25 April, The Australian Bar & Restaurant, 20 W 38th Street
Doors open 8am | Live music from 5pm | 2-Up at 2pm | All day AFL/NRL replays
New York Magpies ANZAC Day
Sunday, 23 April, 2pm at The Boat Basin, W. 79th Street. $10 tickets


ANZAC DAY EVENTS - NEW ENGLAND

 

ANZAC Day Commemorative Service
Sat, 29 April, 10am atHarvard-Epworth United Methodist Church,1555 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.The American Australian Association and Kia Ora New England invite members and friends to attend ANZAC Day 2016. Commemorative Service to be followed by a reception. Register


ANZAC DAY EVENTS - CALIFORNIA

 


ANZAC Day Commemorative Service - Los Angeles
Sun, 23 April, 6am at the Los Angeles National Cemetery, 950 S Sepulveda Boulevard. Followed by a gunfire breakfast.
ANZAC Day Commemorative Service - San Francisco
Sun, 23 April, 11am at Log Cabin, Presidio, San Francisco.
ANZAC Day Commemorative Service - San Diego
Tue, 25 April, 8am at the USS Midway Museum, 910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego
Registration and ID required. The service will begin promptly at 8am and will be followed by a Gunfire Breakfast on the USS Midway.


OTHER ANZAC DAY EVENTS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES

 

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Sat, 22 April, 12pm until dusk ANZAC BBQ, 15150 SW 27th St Davie, FL. More info.

Houston, TX
Sun, 23 April,ANZAC Dayopen to everyone
Held at Houston National Cemetery. Please arrive by 10:30 for an 11am start. Drinks and lunch afterwards at Swanny's 6224 Theall Rd, Houston. More info.

Seattle, WA
Sun, 23 April Dawn Service at South Lake Union, near MOHAIMore info.

Minneapolis, MN
Sun, 23 April, 12pm -111 South Concord Exchange South St. Paul, MN 55075. More info.

Washington DC
Tue, 25 April, 5:30am - Dawn Service at Korean Veterans War Memorial. More info.

Chicago, IL
Tue, 25 April, 7:00am - ANZAC Service at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Downtown. More info.




NEWS

New US grocery-giant targets Australia, Network Ten
Study to mark US role as Australia’s best investment palThe Australian
Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to the Republic of Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, and HawaiiThe White House
US Vice President Mike Pence sets date for Malcolm Turnbull meeting in AustraliaNews.com.au
Defence plans will enhance Aus-US relationship, Defence Connect
Australia's Biggest Pension Fund Mulls U.S. Infrastructure Buys, Bloomberg
Australia selects Raytheon for $1.5 billion ground-based air defense system, Reuters
Hedge Fund Seeks Spinoff of BHP Billiton’s U.S. Oil BusinessNew York Times
A New Role for America’s No. 1 AllyThe Wall Street Journal
GE's Jeff Immelt on Trump, globalisation and Australia's energy marketAustralian Financial Review
Australia Post will reach out to help AmazonThe Sydney Morning Herald
CHARTS: Australia's population is shifting, Business Insider Australia
Qantas fires first shot in battle for Australia's domestic market, CNBC
World's largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Australia, Fox News


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