January 16, 2016 Saturday 12:30—2:30 PM Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center—501 Elizabeth, SE Albuquerque. Come enjoy cookies and drinks and learn about our 10 sister cities. FREE and OPEN to the Public. Contact Carol Dawley at crdawley@juno.com or 883-9516 for further info.

February, 2016- Membership trip to Guadalajara has been cancelled but will be rescheduled. TBD.

February 27, 2016- 8 PM.  Performance by Anat Grigorio entitled “Memo” presented by the Rehovot Committee and Keshet Dance: Mature Audience Only. Member price is $5 per adult available at the Box Office, while online price is $20/person. Call the Box Office: 277-8583.  For more info, click here: AnatGrigorioPerformances

March 5, 2016- 8 PM.  Performance by Anat Grigorio entitled “Mr. Nice Guy” presented by the Rehovot Committee and Keshet Dance: Mature Audience Only. Member price is $5 per adult available at the Box Office, while online price is $20/person. Call the Box Office: 277-8583.  For more info, click here: AnatGrigorioPerformances

March 10 – 12, 2016. Sister Cities International State Coordinators and Leadership Conference in Miami, Fl.  For more info: www.sistercities.org.

April 16, 2016. Zambia, Africa Extravaganza and Tea.  Time: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. What: Entertainment, Food. Featured teas and coffee from Zambia. Location: New Mexico African American Performing Arts Center 310 San Pedro NE 87108. For more info: patrickmapalo@gmail.com.

April 18 – 19, 2016.  “Crisis in Migration:  A New World of Walls”.   Symposium of top speakers and panelists sponsored by the Santa Fe World Affairs Forum. Sister Cities members only pay $85 instead of $110. Students: $50 covers both days. Location: St. John’s College, Peterson Student Center. Hours: April 18 9:30 – 5:30 includes lunch and wine reception. April 19 9:30 – 3, lunch included.  For more info: contact sister cities member John Heard: johnheard2@msn.com.

May 5,  2016  6 – 8 PM - RoboRAVE International Night. Meet n Greet at the Convention Center West upper ballroom. Come meet students from around the world. FREE. Refreshments served. Contact Pam Feather (980-5886) for more details.

May 7 , 2016 - RoboRAVE competion at the Convention Center.  Student teams from some of our sister cities are expected to attend. Contact Pam Feather (980-5886) for more details. Volunteer judges are needed: click here for more info: www.roborave.org.

June 5, 2016 - Annual Meeting.  Japanese Kitchen 6521 Americas Pkwy, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Cost $20 non-members, $10 for members.  Time: 12:30 – 3 PM.  Annual election and highlight of upcoming November 12 – 20 trip to Sasebo, Japan.  Call Carol Dawley (883-9516) if questions.

June 15 - June 26, 2016 - Membership trip to Helmstedt, Germany.  Contact Chair Nathan Young for more details (977.6033 or nathaneyoung@gmail.com).

July 4th weekend,2016 - Chihuahua High School band performing at different venues. Contact Chair Alma Solis for more details (417-0525) or chihuahua@albuquerque-sister-cities.org.

July 14 – 16, 2016. 60th Anniversary Sister Cities International Conference. Washington D.C.  For more info: www.sistercities.org.

July 21 Board meeting Date changed to JULY 20 Wednesday at 5:30 P.M. Location change also. Contact Oguljan Young or Mellie Myer for details if desiring to attend.

August 8 – 20 , 2016   – Membership trip to Alburquerque, Spain. Contact Fred Mondragon or Dillon Fisher-Ives for more info: alburquerque@albuquerque-sister-cities.org.

Oct 1st week, 2016 Visit from Taitung County, Taiwan balloonists and officials. Contact Taiwan Chair Yu-Lin Shen or co-Chair George Huang for more info. Hualien@albuquerque-sister-cities.org.

Oct 8 – 13, 2016 - Exact Dates TBD. Trade Fair sponsored by Lusaka Committee.  For more info: patrickmapalo@gmail.com.

November 12 – 20, 2016 - Membership trip to Sasebo, Japan. 50 year celebration of twinning. Contact Kazumi Kawakubo-Todman for more info: kazumikawakubo@gmail.com.



Bi-monthly Board Meetings – Contact President Richard Buckler. Location: Sandia Labs Federal Credit Union Training Rooms, 3707 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. Enter on North-West side of building.
Start Time: 5:45 PM
Remaining 2016 date:  July 20**, Sept 15, Nov. 17– (usually 3rd  Thursday of the odd months). ** Date and location change –see calendar above.