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AWNY News - August 2018

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Whether you're revelling in the warm summer evenings, or aching for a breath of fresh air, we've got plenty of ideas to help you enjoy August and beyond.

Upcoming events

Throughout August Events worth checking out

August 4 - The World Dodgeball Cup.  Support Australia's national Dodgeball team in the 2018 World Dodgeball Cup at Madison Square Garden. Commences 10.30am. Buy tickets  

August 23 – AWNY New Members Small Group Meet Up - Jersey City. Are you an Australian or NZ woman who is new in town? Get to know our fun, diverse and creative AWNY committee, in Jersey City, over cocktails at a small group meet up – and ask all your burning questions about AWNY and this fabulous city. For more details about this and upcoming new member meet ups, please register for the AWNY Meet and Greet Program.

September 6 -  AWNY's Aussie Writers in New York. Join former Sydney-siders Georgia Clark (The Bucket List, The Regulars) and Lexi Freiman (Inappropriation) for a lively discussion about literature and life as a novelist in New York City. They’ll be in conversation about their process, how to write and sell a book, their critically acclaimed new novels and how to make a living as a creative in this big, bad city that we all love.Taylor St Baristas, 33 E 40th St, New York. Time: 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Buy tickets ($15 members, $20 non-members).

September 14 -  AWNY's MET Rooftop Summer Cocktails. Join us for one of our most anticipated events of the year. Who wouldn't want to watch the sun set over Central Park with views of Manhattan? Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cantor Roof Garden Bar, 1000 5th Avenue, New York. Time:  5.30-8pm. Keep your eye on our Facebook Page for updates. 

AWNY Meet & Greet - Interested in joining Australian Women in New York but not sure how to get involved? We have launched a New Members program called ‘Meet & Greet’ to connect "New" New Yorkers with existing AWNY members. Read more

What's On in August?

Make the most of the warm summer evenings and the plethora of offerings all across the city and its surrounds. Read more


Arrkanala Lyilhitjika: The Joy of Singing

Susie Lang attended The Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir, Arrkanala Lyilhitjika: The Joy of Singing, at Olsen Gruin Art Gallery and shares how profoundly moved she was by the performance.
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Mums and Dads update 

Nakia Gordon talks us through the fun and FREE activities across the city over summer. Read more


Do you need to cool off?

Nicole Smith guides us through the indoor and outdoor pools the city has to offer. Read more.

Tarley Jordan opens the door to delightful secret outdoor pools in Forest Hills, Queens. Read more.

AWNY President's Handover 2018

Belinda Jackson served as AWNY President for two years and has recently handed over the reigns to newly elected Co-Presidents, Kate Lee and Toni Short. Here Belinda reflects on the achievements and highlights of the AWNY community. Read more

AWNY's Rooftop Bar Guide

Alex Eggerking tours us through the best rooftop bars around - enjoy them on these balmy summer nights!
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Australian Women in New York (AWNY) is a volunteer program of the American Australian Association (AAA). The American Australian Association strengthens and encourages ties between the United States and Australia through corporate, educational, economic, social and cultural activities and people to people exchange.
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