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The AWA hosts a number of events and activities throughout the year.

These include celebrations around the major holidays (Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween and Thanksgiving), and our monthly member only activity groups.

Our calendar includes both our public fundraising events and the schedule for our ongoing activities.
  • Wednesday, 13 December 201719:30
    For our last meeting of 2017, Read Between the Wines is tacking Drown by Junot Diaz.   A coming of age story of unparalleled power, Drown introduced the world to Junot Diaz's extraordinary talents.  It also introduced an unforgettable…
  • Tuesday, 5 December 201712:00
    The Literary Lunch group is celebrating the end of 2017 with a Festive Lunch on Tuesday December 5th.  If you'd like more information on this group, please contact Anne!  
  • Saturday, 2 December 201710:00
    For the final Ladies Who Brunch of 2017, we are headed to The Grain Store in the CBD.  If you'd like to join us, please RSVP to Joy!
  • Thursday, 30 November 201718:00
    This month Drinks Around Town is heading to Boilermaker House, an industrial yet sophisticated blues-filled temple devoted to all things whisky, craft beers and artisanal meats and cheeses.  If you'd like to join us for an evening out, …
  • Sunday, 26 November 201713:00
    Join the AWA for a sit down Thanksgiving lunch with roast turkey, real pumpkin pie and traditional sides at the lovely Ernie Cropley Cricket Pavilion on the grounds of the University of Melbourne.  Bring your entire family and friends to…
  • Saturday, 18 November 201710:00
    Ladies Who Brunch are heading to Mammoth this month.  If you'd like to come along for a yummy brekkie and chin wag about life in Melbourne, then please RSVP to Joy so she can reserve a table!  
  • Tuesday, 14 November 201710-11:30
    The RCH is hosting a morning tea and tour of the Royal Children's Hospital for AWA members.  We will be meeting at 10am at the information desk in the main lobby of the RCH.  Following the tour, we will be meeting with Mary McGowan,…
  • Thursday, 9 November 201712:00
    Please contact Miyuki if you'd like more information or to attend!  
  • Thursday, 9 November 201711:00
  • Tuesday, 31 October 201711:30 for 12pm
    This month Literary Lunch will be reading Belgravia by Julian Fellowes, a tale of secrets and scandal set in 1840s London.  Karen will be hosting at her home in Camberwell.  If you'd like information regarding and participating in…
  • Sunday, 29 October 201711:00-14:00
    The Halloween Monster Bash is almost here!  Come join us for some family-friendly spooky fun on Sunday, 29 October from 11am-2pm at the Victorian College for the Deaf on St Kilda Road. Tickets can be purchased here  There will be  …
  • Thursday, 26 October 201718:00
    This month Drinks Around Town will be checking out Arlechin, known for its cracking wine and cocktail list.  If you'd like to join us, please RSVP to Casey!
  • Saturday, 21 October 201710:00
    This month Ladies Who Brunch will be catching up at Young Bloods Diner in Fitzroy.  To join us, please RSVP to Joy!
  • Friday, 20 October 201710:00
    Please join me (Andrea) and Miss 3 for a morning at the zoo!  If you'd like to join us, please let me know and we'll coordinate a time/place to meet.
  • Wednesday, 18 October 201717:30
    The ladies of Sensible Social Hour will be gathering at the 505 Cellar in Hawksburn.  If you'd like to come along please RSVP to Lisa!
  • Thursday, 12 October 201712:00
    Please RSVP to Miyuki if you'd like to attend or for more information on this group!
  • Wednesday, 11 October 201719:30
    This month Read Between the Wines is meeting at one of our favourite places- the Pacific Seafood House in South Yarra for dinner and discussion of the book Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke.  In this collection of award-winning short…
  • Monday, 25 September 201709:00
    Please join me and my girls (5 and 3) at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival in Silvan!  This week is Children's Week, and there will be live kids entertainment, a mobile petting zoo, a tractor ride through the tulip fields, face painting and Dutch…
  • Thursday, 21 September 201718:30
    Please join Drinks Around Town welcome Spring with a drink on a rooftop bar overlooking Parliament!  Casey will be hosting this month at Siglo Bar on Spring Street - if it's still a bit chilly they also have great heaters.  Please RSVP to…
  • Monday, 18 September 2017TBA
    The RCH Foundation is holding its annual Auxiliaries Living Treasures event on Monday September 18.  For more information, please contact the RCH Foundation directly.
  • Saturday, 16 September 201710:00
    Join the Ladies Who Brunch to grow your network, catch up on what's happening in Melbourne, and get tips on how to make expat life a bit easier.  This month's chat and chew is at Mr Mister Cafe in Windsor, check out a review here and RSVP to…
  • Thursday, 14 September 201712:00
    Please RSVP to Miyuki for more information or to join this group!  
  • Wednesday, 13 September 201719:30
    Hello Book Lovers!  This month Read Between the Wines is reading Our Souls at Night  by Kent Haruf.  In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters.  Her husband died…
  • Tuesday, 29 August 201711:30
    Literary Lunch will be reading The Last Painting of Sarah de Vos by Dominic Smith this month.  Please RSVP to Anne if you'd like to attend!