January 27, 2013 - International Tea and Cookies. Free. All are welcome! 2-4 PM at Jewish Community Center, 5520 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109. Call Carol Dawley (883-9516) if questions. Meet our Chairs and find out about the upcoming plans for each of our Sister Cities, while enjoying representative hot beverages.
March 9, 2013 – International Folk Tales and refreshments. Free. All are welcome! 1-3 PM at Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center, 501 Elizabeth St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. Call Carol Dawley (883-9516) if questions. Hear funny and/or favorite short stories told by our various sister cities’ committees that will broaden our cultural understanding.
March 15 – 24, 2013 - Persian New Year celebrations being hosted by Turkmenistan. Call Chair Oguljan Young (917-4326) for information.
March 21 – 30, 2013 – UNM/Sister Cities trip to China. Postponed. Will post change when dates are known. Please call Chair David Hsi (345-3866) or co-Chair Lin Ye (797-2209) for more information.
April 16, 2013 - Rehovot Committee sponsored event for Israel Independence Day. 5:30-6:30 pm at the Jewish Community Center – 5520 Wyoming Blvd NE. Presenting a world premiere of new contemporary dance by visiting guest artist Tamir Ginz, Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer of Israel’s KAMEA Dance Company. Produced by Keshet Dance Company.
April 17, 2013 – Early deadline for submitting ASCF Board nominations to Nominating Chair Bob Rodriquez (265-9013). Nominations can also be accepted from the floor at the Annual Meeting,June 9.
April 24 – May3, 2013 - Open World delegation from Turkmenistan here for focus on Event Management. Reception will planned during their stay if possible. Stay tuned.
April 26 – May 3, 2013 – Membership/business trip to Israel is on! Call Chair Janice Moranz (417-3787) for more information.
May 4, 2013 – RoboRave Robotic competition at Convention Center. www.gotoif.org for more information. High school students from our sister city of Chihuahua and possibly Guadalajara are expected to participate.
May 19, 2013 - ASCF FUNDRAISER all day at B2B Bistronomy restaurant: 3118 Central Av. SE Nob Hill. Tell them you are there to support Sister Cities and 20% of restaurant bill goes to ASCF.
May 25 – June 5, 2013 – Congregation Albert trip to Israel and Rehovot. Call Congregation Albert for more information.
June 9, 2013 – Annual Meeting. 12:30 – 4 P.M. National Hispanic Cultural Center. Lunch and entertainment provided for minimal reservation fee. Our Mexico sister cities to be featured. RSVP to Carol Dawley (883-9516) or Dave Bagley (771-3114).
June 8-12, 2013 – 10th Anniversary!! Thank you Alburquerque! UNM/sister cities trip to Spain. Various groups are going at different times, but plans are to meet in Trujillo, Spain June 8 – 12, and in Alburquerque on June 10. Contact Chair Eva Gonzales (296-2572) or Adam Trujillo (797-0055) for more information.
June 25 – July 2, 2013 – 30th Anniversary!! Thank you Hualien! Membership trip planned. Includes stays in Taipei and Hualien. Est. cost approx. $2,800, but possible savings for sharing hotel rooms. Call Yu-Lin Shen, 797-2648 for more information, or contact at email@example.com
July 12 – 13, 2013 – Sister Cities International Conference, San Antonio, Texas. For more information go to SCI’s website: www.sister-cities.org
Sept 20 – 29, 2013 Chihuahua, Mexico membership trip. Call Chair Alma Solis (417-0525) or Click Here for more information.
Oct 3 – Oct 9, 2013 – 30th Anniversary!! Thank you Helmstedt! Visit by Helmstedt delegation and participation in Balloon Fiesta. Contact Chair Nathan Young (977-6033) for further information. SOME HOME HOSTS still needed.
October 26 – Nov 3, 2013 – Guadalajara, Mexico membership trip. Call Chair Jose Luis (915-760-3291) or Click Here for information.
November 7 – 10, 2013 - Visit by artists/dancers/musicians from Turkmenistan. November 9 performance at AAPAC on State Fair grounds. Call Ashgabat Chair Oguljan Young (917-4326) for more information. HOME HOSTS needed.
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
2013 dates: Jan 16 (Wed); March 21 (Thur); May 15 (Wed); July 18 (Thur); Sept 19 (Thur); Nov 21 (Thur).