Members with their families and friends, are invited to the many activities which celebrate special events including American and Australian State days and holidays, e.g. Australia Day, Coral Sea Week, 4th July, Thanksgiving, Christmas.
Other informal activities are held throughout the year and include opportunities to meet visiting diplomats and business leaders as well as extending hospitality to visiting American groups (military, cultural, social & sporting).
The Association welcomes new American residents and visitors who are invited to social functions and are offered in-home hospitality and assistance with transition issues and understanding the Australian culture.
Our upcoming events include:
MONTHLY MEET & GREET
Wednesday 15 May 2019
Venue: The Benjamin on Franklin, 233 Franklin Street, Adelaide
Timing: Meet 6.00 – 7.00 pm in the bar area
Happy Hour 5.00 – 7.00pm
The venue is a well furnished old-style pub
You are encouraged to stay for dinner from about 7.00 pm
The pub has an extensive menu with reasonably priced meals
No RSVP needed.
77th ANNIVERSARY CORAL SEA COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE
To be held at
The Remembrance Columns in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens
(Enter the main gates on North Terrace and take the first path to the right)
10.30 am SUNDAY 5 MAY 2019
The simple service conducted by a chaplain lasts about 40 minutes and includes the laying of tributes by the American, Australian Federal and State Government representatives, Armed Services, Service Organizations and other interested parties.
The reading of the Australian Prime Minister’s and the US President’s Messages is followed by a Commemorative Address to be given by:
Commander Andrew Burnett, RAN
Commanding Officer of Navy Head Quarters – South Australia
Uniform optional – Medals and Decorations may be worn.
Morning Tea is provided
For further information, please phone 0400 295 853
77th ANNIVERSARY CORAL SEA DINNER DANCE
Walkers Arms Hotel
36 North East Road, Walkerville
Saturday 4 May 2019
7.00 pm for 7.30 pm
Cost: AAASA Members $75 Non-Members $85
(Group bookings of 8 or more at members’ rate)
The cost includes pre-dinner drink, a 2-course meal and coffee.
Three-piece musical ensemble
RSVP 29 April 2019
By telephone, email or post
Dress: Formal – Semi Formal
Black Tie, Lounge Suit, Jacket & Tie, Mess Dress, Uniform Optional (medals & decorations may be worn)
Australian-American Assoc in SA Inc.
PO Box 6714, Halifax Street 5000
Phone: 0400 295 853
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