Upcoming Events

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Backyard Cricket

Enjoy the dog days of summer with a friendly casual cricket match in Foggy Bottom. All ages and skill levels welcome!

Saturday October 11th, 10am-12pm followed by no-host lunch at a nearby pub/eatery.

Location: Francis Field, 25th and M St. NW, Washington D.C. 20037 (Metro = Foggy Bottom/Blue/Orange/Silver). Free. Look for the Aussie flag. Or the only guy with a cricket set… Questions? Contact Arvind at sports@awadc.com

Watching Footy

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Friday September 26th: AFL Grand Final live screening. Contact Michelle at events@awadc.com

Tickets are on sale for the annual AFL Grand Final LIVE at the Embassy of Australia Friday September 26th @ 10PM. Max. 6 tickets/member at $25 p.p., includes a pie & a sausage roll.

Don’t miss out – AWA has already sold half of our tickets. No tickets available after September 10th!  Registration at: https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/awadc/event.jsp?event=62&

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Sunday October 5th, 2014, from around 4am* at a private residence near 14th St. NW & W St. NW, Washington D.C. 20009. Thanks to the generosity of one of our members AWA will be able to host the event despite the hour & lack of open sports bars/pubs. AWA will provide breakfast nibblies. Free for members (2 maximum), $10 for non-members.  Event details & registration at: https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/awadc/event.jsp?event=88& Please register by October 1st.

 Only registered attendees will receive the address & further details. Questions? Contact Arvind at sports@awadc.com

Upcoming Happy Hours, Wine Tastings, & More…

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Friday September 19th, 6pm to 8pm: Happy Hour, STK DC in DuPont Circle, 1250 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20036. Closest Metro: Farragut North, DuPont Circle.

Friday October 17th: Wine tasting, TBD.

Contact Michelle at events@awadc.com

Thursday November 20th: Happy Hour, Arlington, VA. TBD

December: Holiday Get Together. TBD.

Contact Danielle at president@awadc.com

2015 Celebrations & Commemorations:

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January 24/25: Australia Day Celebration. TBD.

Contact Michelle at events@awadc.com

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Saturday April 25th, 2015: ANZAC Day, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington VA.

A heads up for ANZAC Day 2015, the 100th Anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli. Australians in Washington Association has received approval to lay a commemorative wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery at 12:15PM & we are planning a social event nearby afterward. Questions? Contact Danielle at president@awadc.com

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS OF INTEREST:

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October 9th, 2014: McCormick &Schmicks, Chart House Restaurants, & Wine Australia are doing “A Taste of Australia” events until end of October. McCormick &Schmick’s DC event is on October 9th and they are featuring Yellowtail Kingfish Tartar, Pan Seared Barramundi, Roasted Kangaroo Carving Station, Mini Tim Tam Cheesecakes, Australian cheeses, &, of course, Aussie wines. Reservations required. http://www.landrysinc.com/wineaustralia/default.asp

 

Georgetown University’s Center for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies Fall Events

October 8, 2014, 6:00 p.m. The Southby Lecture: “Promoting public health through plain packaging of tobacco products: an Australian/New Zealand perspective”, with Debra Wilson, visiting scholar from the University of Canterbury.

November 13, 2014, 12:00 p.m. “US-Iran Relations Revisited: New Perspectives on a Troubled History”, a talk by New Zealand scholar Andrew Scott Cooper, author of “The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East”. Co-sponsored by the Center for Strategic Studies.

Sign up for CANZPS Newsletters & register for events at: http://canzps.georgetown.edu/