GlobalAustin's Holiday Party & Benefit Night
Dec
11
5:00 PM17:00

GlobalAustin's Holiday Party & Benefit Night

Every year, GlobalAustin partners with Ten Thousand Villages to celebrate the holiday season with our community while supporting the store and GlobalAustin through the purchase of beautiful fair-trade gifts from around the world.

A percentage of sales during our holiday party go directly to GlobalAustin in support of future events and programs!

Please join us in celebration of the season while enjoying friends and light appetizers as you shop unique wares from global artisans.

FREE ADMISSION AND PLENTY OF PARKING SPOTS BEHIND THE BUILDING! 

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Book Presentation of "50 Years of Friendship and Memories"
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Book Presentation of "50 Years of Friendship and Memories"

Join the Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities Association and Mexic-Arte Museum on Friday, November 9 from 6-9pm for a special reception and presentation of "50 Years of Friendship and Memories". The book chronicles the past five decades of friendship, respect, and mutual exchange between Sister Cities Austin, Texas and Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. There will be complementary beverages and antojitos.

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Passport To The World: Family-Friendly International Festival
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Passport To The World: Family-Friendly International Festival

Enjoy an afternoon of exploring Austin's rich international community through live performances, interactive games and crafts, international snacks, speakers, and so much more! Learn about all of Austin's incredible Sister Cities & Friendship Cities -- be sure to get your passport stamped! Fun for kids of all ages but most activities suited for children 5+.

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Project ATX concert: Li'l Cap'n Travis / Ethan Azarian / Little Mazarn | JAL
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

Project ATX concert: Li'l Cap'n Travis / Ethan Azarian / Little Mazarn | JAL

Japan Airlines and Austin Festival Express, and Austin-Oita Sister City Committee - AOSCC Austin Oita Japan present an evening of fantastic music! The project is called Supergroup. Musicians traveling and performing together on their way to international cities. In collaboration with Project ATX6, this effort will help us continue to expand our reach in sharing Austin music with the world. 

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September ASCI Social
Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

September ASCI Social

Please join us for our ASCI Social, where we will be sharing sister city news, welcome new folks who are interested in our organization and generally will have a good time networking with other citizen diplomats. ASCI will not be covering the cost of food or drinks. Everyone is welcome.

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Global Austin Peace Day
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Global Austin Peace Day

  • Mabee Ballroom, St. Edward's University (map)
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A Celebration of the 11 Days of Global Unity and the International Day of Peace!
The Eleven Days of Global Unity begin on September 11 and will culminate onSeptember 21, the U.N. International Day of Peace. In Austin, this is an opportunity to come together in spirit and action for greater peace. For a listing of events throughout the community, go to www.peacedayaustin.org.

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Opening Reception Viva La Vida 35 and Danzas Matlachines
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception Viva La Vida 35 and Danzas Matlachines

  • Mexic-Arte Museum 419 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701 U,S,A, (map)
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Join Mexic-Arte Museum for the opening reception of our upcoming exhibitions 
Viva la Vida: Celebrating 35 Years of Mexic-Arte Museum’s Día de los Muertos and Danzas Matlachines: Tesoros y Patrimonio Cultural, Las Tradiciónes Continúan. There will be Antojitos, live music and drinks to enjoy. 

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Exhibition: Danzas Matlachines
Sep
14
7:00 AM07:00

Exhibition: Danzas Matlachines

Mexic-Arte Museum is pleased to present Danzas Matlachines: Tesoros y Patrimonio Cultural - Las Tradiciónes Continúan (Matlachine Dances: Treasures and Cultural Patrimony - The Traditions Continue), an exhibition examining the Matachine dance traditions from the state of Coahuila in northern Mexico and highlighting the continuing cultural practice in Austin, Texas. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities collaborative relationship that was established in 1968. 

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Spoken Stories from México
Sep
13
to Sep 14

Spoken Stories from México

Austin Sister Cities is bringing a group of Mexican bilingual story tellers to Austin from Saltillo on Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14. We are looking for teachers and students from grade 1 to 12 that are interested in Mexican folk stories, Spanish language and international relations. Story times slots are approximately 30 minutes and can be scheduled for either day between 10am and 5pm. This community program is supported by Austin Sister Cities and Mexic-Arte Museum. There is no cost to participate. 

To schedule a time to have a Mexican story teller visit your classroom or designated public space, please email saltillo@austinsistercities.com or call Nick at 512-653-4792.

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Austin Day in Saltillo 2018
Jul
24
to Jul 27

Austin Day in Saltillo 2018

Since the declaration of Saltillo Day in Austin and Austin Day in Saltillo in 2017, our two cities are celebrating friendship with a special day dedicated to international understanding. Join us in Saltillo, Mexico on July 25, 2018 for Austin Day in Saltillo

Learn more here

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Peru Delegation Farewell Reception
Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Peru Delegation Farewell Reception

Come join GlobalAustin and friends from Austin-Lima Sister Cities and Friendship Force as we host a farewell reception for members of the Peruvian National Congress on professional exchange from Peru. This event concludes our visitors' trip to Austin to learn more about accountable government. A short program will start at 8 PM with remarks from our guests. 

Members can enjoy TNT's new Taco Tuesday Street Taco Bar at $10 per person all night. Cash bar. There is free, off-street parking available and accessible by either 5th or Pressler Street.

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July Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

July Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities

*** Please note that we will no longer be meeting on the 2nd floor, but instead we will meet in RM 1029, on the first floor. AND due to the high demand of the room, our meetings will no longer end at 6pm, but instead will end at 5:30pm***

If you have any issues getting to this room, please call Lizette at 915-740-2844. 

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