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Events

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, 17 April 2019TBA
    Calling all AWA Volunteers! There is an opportunity to help the Good Friday Appeal by helping out at the phone banks on Wednesday April 17th.  Volunteers will be allocated a 2-hour shift, and the AWA will receive recognition for the time…
  • Saturday, 13 April 201910:00
    This month we'll be checking out Kitty Burns in Abbotsford.  Please email Joy if you'd like to join us!
  • Thursday, 11 April 201912:00
    Please contact Miyuki if you would like to join this group!
  • Sunday, 7 April 201910:15
    Calling all active AWA members!  Join Andrea on the AWA team to walk the Run for the Kids - a 5.2km walk to raise money for the Good Friday Appeal!  Any money donated to our team page goes directly to the Good Friday Appeal, which is the…
  • Saturday, 6 April 201919:30
    Please come along to support AWA Member Melissa David in her show "From: New York, For: Him" as her new theatre company, the Brooklyn Runaways, launches!   What: From: New York, For: Him When: Saturday April 6th, doors open 7pm,…
  • Tuesday, 26 March 201912:00
    This month the Literary Lunch group will be reading "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood.  Please RSVP to Kay if you'd like to join us!
  • Sunday, 24 March 201910:00
    *PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF USUAL DAY DUE TO CLASH WITH ST PADDY'S DAY PICNIC* This month we'll be checking out Woven in Yarraville.  Please email Joy if you'd like to join us!
  • Tuesday, 19 March 20197:30
    This month we're reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson.  Please RSVP to DIna if you'd like to join us!
  • Saturday, 16 March 201911:00 - 13:00
    *THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED* Calling all AWA Members and Families!  Please join us for a St Patrick's Day picnic!  We will be meeting at Footscray Park in Yarraville (exact location TBA) from 11am.  The AWA will provide a basic…
  • Thursday, 14 March 201912:00
    Please RSVP to Miyuki if you would like to join this group!
  • Friday, 8 March 201914:00-17:00
    The AWA has secured a table at the American Chamber's International Women's Day High Tea at the Plaza Ballroom at the Regent Theatre.  Join the business chambers and councils of International Chamber House in the Plaza Ballroom to celebrate…
  • Thursday, 7 March 201917:00-19:00
    **THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - RSVPS BEING ACCEPTED ON WAITLIST STATUS ONLY.** The Consul General of the United States of America, Michael Kleine and Mrs Hiroko Kleine, have kindly invited AWA Members to a reception at their home to celebrate…
  • Friday, 1 March 201919:00
    *THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A FUTURE GAME NIGHT, PLEASE CONTACT SONYA* Calling all game lovers!  Sonya is keen to start a new activity group with Bunco! If you haven't heard of it before,  Bunco is…
  • Tuesday, 26 February 201912:00
    For the first meeting of the year, Literary Lunch will be reading "In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom" by Yeonmi Park.  To join us, please RSVP to Kay!
  • Saturday, 23 February 201910:00
    Ladies Who Brunch is kicking off 2019 by heading to Arbory Afloat in the Yarra River! If you'd like to join us, please RSVP to Joy!
  • Tuesday, 19 February 201918:00
    **EVENT CANCELLED AS OF 18/2 - APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE** The AWA invites our members to a free health presentation from our friends at BreastScreen VIctoria on breast cancer awareness. There will be a short presentation, Q&A, and a…
  • Thursday, 14 February 201912:00
    Let's Cook Lunch is kicking off on Valentine's Day!  To join us, please RSVP to Miyuki!
  • Tuesday, 12 February 201919:30
    The Read Between the Wines group will be having our planning dinner on February 12th at the Pacific Seafood BBQ house in South Yarra.  Join us to pick the books for the year, with the theme of 2019 to continue with happy or uplifting…
  • Tuesday, 5 February 201918:00
    Calling all AWA Members!  Please join us for the 2019 Annual General Meeting!  You will hear from current board members about the AWA and also our plans for the next year.  We will also be voting on the 2019 Board - so we need your…
  • Sunday, 25 November 201813:00
    *DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS IS COB TUESDAY NOVEMBER 20TH*  Please join the AWA for a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner! When: Sunday 25 November 2018 1pm for a 1:30 start Where: George Harris Room, Ikon Park, 400 Royal Parade,…
  • Saturday, 24 November 20188:30-12
    Calling Santa's Little Helpers! The RCH is holding its annual Christmas tree decorating morning on Saturday November 24.  Please join the RCH Foundation team in spreading Christmas cheer around the hospital by decorating Christmas trees and…
  • Tuesday, 20 November 201819:30
    For the last meeting of 2018, we will be reading Bill Bryson's "The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid."  From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of "One Summer," a vivid, nostalgic and utterly…
  • Thursday, 15 November 201812:00
    To join this group, please contact Miyuki!
  • Saturday, 10 November 201810:00
    Come join the Ladies Who Brunch at the beach just in time for the arrival of warmer weather!  This month we will be visiting Wildlife Bakery in Brunswick East.  Please RSVP to Joy if you'd like to join us!