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**************** Some of the AAUPW members at our 2014 Holiday Party ***************

December 2, 2014

December Events

Program Meeting - no meeting this month due to holiday events- We'll meet again in January!

Holiday Party - Friday, December 12th we will once again celebrate our members-only Holiday party. We look forward to enjoying each member's shared dish and gifts donated for the young ladies of IMMA. This is a nice event for our diverse members to relax and socialize with each other in the cheery holiday season.
Please check the blog for time and location.

Girl's Night Out
This month's GNO is a ride on the Christkindl Tram through Munich. Enjoy Glühwein and Lebkuchen during the 25 minute ride - cost is 2 Euros per person. Afterward, members will visit the Medieval Kindlmarkt at Wittelsbacherplatz and perhaps onward to the Kristkindlmarkt in the Residenz.
For more information about the Tram please visit: http://www.muenchen.de/veranstaltungen/event/7391.html

IMMA Cookie Baking Bash
Members are welcome to come help bake cookies on Saturday, December 20th for this wonderful organization. IMMA is the Initiative für Münchner Mädchen (Initiative for the young women of Munich), AAUPW traditionally supports IMMA in various ways throughout the year.

Toys for Tots Donations @ Amerika Haus
Toy donations can be brought to Amerika Haus at Karolinen Platz between November 27th & December 16th.  The age range for children is 3-17, most being 7-10 years old.

For more information about locations and events, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

November 4, 2014

November Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, November 19th
This month we will have 'Storytelling' with Kumar Barua.  Kumar is a wellness professional in Munich and will speak to us about the great gift of story as a way of finding meaning, clarity, and joy in our lives. He has lived in many different countries and cultures and has worked in fields from computer programming to establishing schools in India. His profound love of humanity has culminated in the field of storytelling - he will share how we can use a vast world of stories to give us not only pleasure but guidance as well.

Book Club
This month's selection is Fear of Flying by Erica Jong.

Girl's Night Out
November's GNO is at the Hand's Gallery in Haidhausen where one of our members will be showcasing her beautiful jewelry with dinner/drinks to follow at Cafe Voila. We look forward to this nice event!

Thanksgiving Dinner
Is on Thursday, November 27th!  A wonderful three-course meal with Turkey carving right at the table in a nice restaurant in Munich for our members and families. It will make you feel at home with much American feasting and flair!

For more information and details about locations, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

October 9, 2014

October Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, October 15th
We look forward to welcoming Tara McCartney who has founded her own non-governmental organization, United for Hope, which works to develop sustainable villages in rural India.  We will hear how she made the break from the corporate world and what it took to establish this organization.

Book Club
This month's selection is The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire by Neil Irwin.

Girl's Night Out
This month's Girl's Night Out was a special 5K marathon (run or walk) at the 10th Annual Münchner Frauenlauf run through the English Garden.  This run is sponsored by Avon Cosmetics to raise awareness about breast cancer, and this year was on Sunday, October 5th at 9 a.m.  Hats off to our participating ladies!

Mail Your Absentee Ballot for Free at the U.S. Consulate
The Munich Consulate will mail absentee ballots for U.S. citizens at no cost via their diplomatic mail. You can get voting assistance from the Consulate in Munich.

For more information and details about locations, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

September 8, 2014

September Events

Program meeting - Wednesday, September 17th.
It's our Welcome Back meeting!  We hope everyone had a lovely summer.  We look forward to seeing our members and welcoming guests.

Book Club   
The Interestings, a novel by Meg Wolitzer

For more information and details about locations, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

August 5, 2014

August Events

It's Vacation Time!

We wish rest and relaxation during the rest of the summer, and we look forward to seeing everyone again and welcoming new members in September!

If you are new to the AAUPW club and would like to learn more, or for more information about joining, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

July 11, 2014

July Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, July 16th
This month our speaker will be Lisa Fuhr.  She will present aspects from her challenging project in Tiflis, Georgia where she interviewed and photographed women and men from various social strata, age groups, ethnic, and religious communities. These experiences demonstrate how the Georgian people have dealt with the impact of new social and political changes.

Annual July 4th Celebration
AAUPW is hosting a 4th of July party for AAUPW members and families. The party will be a potluck and barbecue held on Sunday, July 6th at 2:00pm.

Book Club
This month's selection is: A Tale For The Time Being by Ruth Ozeki.

Girl's Night Out
This month we plan to visit Tollwood in Olympia Park. Stay tuned for the date and event!

American Citizens Information & Passport Day - Saturday, July 12th
The US Consulate hosts the annual American Citizens Day from 10am - 3pm.  Passport renewal as well as information tables from various groups and clubs will be present.

For more information and details about locations, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

June Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, June 25th

This month's meeting features a special tour at the Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) television station in München-Freimann.  Several recording studios as well as a control room full of the latest technology will be highlighted.  A trip to the local biergarten following the tour is planned.

Book Club
This month's book pick is: The Circle by Dave Eggers.

For more information and details about locations, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

May Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, May 21st.
Once again, we celebrated the AAUPW May Social at the Office of the Junior Year in Munich.  It was a great opportunity to get to know more of our membership in the private environment of the JYM Rooms and a very pleasant evening.

Topics discussed:
AAUPW Business Meeting
AAUPW Elections
Upcoming Midterm Elections in the USA
Social Evening

Girl's Night Out
This month's GNO was at the Open Westend event and included a visit to a jewelry store cooperative of one of our AAUPW members - what gorgeous, hand-crafted silver jewelry!  The evening ended with some delicious burgers at nearby Hans im Glück restaurant.

Book Club
The next six books have been selected, and this month's read is a work of fiction entitled: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif.

For more information and details about locations, please contact the club president at: info@aaupw.de

April 10, 2014

April Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, April 23rd.
This month's dinner meeting will feature a former model and current screenplay writer, Kit Hopkins. The book club is in the process of selecting the next round of books and the activities group is planning a big event in June. For more information and details about locations, please contact the club president at info@aaupw.de.

March 18, 2014

March Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, March 26th.
Our next dinner meeting will feature a guest speaker who will share his experiences as an American Hot Shot Wilderness Fire Fighter.

Please note: The location for this meeting has changed. If you are a former member and would like to renew your membership or if you are a first time visitor and would like to join us, please contact the club president for more details at info@aaupw.de

February 11, 2014

February Events

Program Meeting - Wednesday, February 26th.

This month we are looking forward to hearing from guest speaker Meagan Todd, who will share with us her journey as a professional opera singer both in the US and in Germany.

Program meetings are held at a comfortable restaurant on a no-host basis and located in the city center near public transportation. In addition to the monthly program, service and social events are scheduled throughout the month. Contact the club president for more details at info@aaupw.de

January 8, 2014

January Meeting and Events

The Monthly Dinner will be Wednesday, January 22nd.

This meeting, featuring guest speaker Gwillem Mosedale (MSc, MBA, MA), will be directed towards innovation. Valued, in earlier centuries, as models for technical inventions, birds, reptiles, mammals, fungi, marine life, are staging a comeback as a source of inspiration for technical challenges of our time. Gwillem will train our eye to identify engineering excellence in a very diverse range of life forms, and extrapolate what this means for innovation and business in the 21st century.

The Book Club continues with an evening on Wednesday, January 15th: When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams.

There are other social and service events planned.

For further details, contact the Club President at info@aaupw.de