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Ladies’ Nights Out are back! October 7th. 19hs.   

RSVP to silporta@hotmail.com

Dear BAIN Downtown members, 
Ladies’ Nights are back!
We will get together at the beautiful terrace of the Emperador Hotel.  Take a look at their social media here: 
https://www.facebook.com/emperadorbsashttps://www.instagram.com/hotelemperador_bsas/
Time to get together for a chat with girlfriends! 
And if it’s your first time, don’t be shy, we are waiting to welcome you.

When: Thursday, October 7th,  2021 (Perfect to start the long weekend)

Where: Hotel Emperador – Av. Del Libertador 420

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

IMPORTANT: Due to COVID protocols, the hotel won’t accept more than 16 people so please let us know if you want to attend. First RSVP, first on the list. 
Hope to see you there!
Silvia +549-11 3073 3039

Wine & Tapas Returns!! Saturday, October 16, 7 pm in Palermo

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Please join BAIN​ Downtown for an evening of wine, tapas, and friendly conversation.

Location: Palermo – Exact address provided upon RSVP

Date: Saturday, October 16

Time:  7:00 – 11:00

Bring wine, finger food, and your sparkling self to join other BAIN members in a night of socializing.  We look forward to catching up with you!

Only members who have received two doses of vaccine are welcome.

Space is limited Please RSVP to: chefvenetia@yahoo.com

The address will be sent to you via email response.

New to Buenos Aires? New to BAIN Downtown, or is this your first Wine & Tapas? It’s easier than you think! One of our members has graciously opened their doors to create a social environment for a limited number of BAIN members interested in attending.

If you are interested in becoming one of these fabulous hosts or if you have any questions about the event, please contact Venetia Featherstone-Witty: email address  chefvenetia@yahoo.com

Wine and Tapas
  • This event is limited to current BAIN Downtown members only, and their personal guests.  If you are interested in becoming a member of BAIN Downtown, please contact bain.downtown@gmail.com
  • Wine & Tapas is held in a member’s private home.  Please extend your host the courtesy of an RSVP, and if it turns out that you can’t come, inform your host of that fact in advance of the event.

Space and covid restrictions apply.

Get Together — September 15 — 7 pm — Croque Madame, Circulo Italiano

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Event:  No Host Drink and/or Dinner?

Time: Wednesday, 7 pm, BA time

if you can/want to meet at the Croque Madame, Circulo Italiano, on Wednesday, September 15, at 7 pm, we can share a drink and snack!  Followed by dinner there, if that’s your choice.
 
Address:  Croque Madame, Circulo Italiano, Libertad 1264.
 
We will be observing all the protocols — outside, social distance, etc.  This is a no host event.  A chance to catch up.
 
 
Let us know whether you will be there for a drink at 7 or dinner at 8 or both.  Please RSVP to BAIN.downtown@gmail.com by Monday morning so we can reserve enough space for all of us. 

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Virtual Book Group — September 14 at 1 pm

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In September we will discuss Suggie Bain by Douglas Stewart.  The meeting will be on Google Meets at 1 pm, September 14. This is the second Tuesday of the month, as usual. To receive the meeting ID, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 and beyond appears below. Hope to see you there.

October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019

Virtual Book Group — Tuesday, August 10 at 1 pm on Google Meets

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In August we will discuss Train Dreams by Denis Johnson.  The meeting will be on Google Meets at 1 pm, August 10. This is the second Tuesday of the month, as usual. To receive the meeting ID, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 appears below. Hope to see you there.

September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019

BAIN DT Monthly Zoom Social — Talk about the Movie — Saturday, July 24, 5 pm

 

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Event:  Zoom Meeting – Not Quite End of the Month Social

Presentation:  Talk about Mi Obra Maestra

Time:  Saturday, July 24, 5 pm BA time

Zoom:  email tonilin@aol.com for Zoom meeting info, or join the BAIN DT Zoom room as you have in the past

After you watch Mi Obra Maestra, let’s talk about it!  Find it on Netflix.  It has English subtitles.  You’ll enjoy the story and the Argentine slant.  We’ll also compare titles of other Argentine movies we might want to talk about together.  So bring your favorite titles.

 

Virtual Book Group — Tuesday, July 13 at 1 pm on Google Meets

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In July we will discuss 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Harari.  The meeting will be on Google Meets at 1 pm, July 13. This is the second Tuesday of the month, as usual. To receive the meeting ID, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 appears below. Hope to see you there.

August Train Dreams Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012
July 21 lessons for the 21st century Yuval Harari — non-fiction 372 pages, 2019
August Train Dreams  Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012  
September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019

BAIN DT Monthly Zoom Social — Saturday, June 26, 5 pm

 

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Monthly Zoom Meeting

Event:  Zoom Meeting – End of the Month Social

Presentation:  Catch Up

Time:  Saturday, June 26, 5 pm BA time

Zoom:  email tonilin@aol.com for Zoom meeting info, or join the BAIN DT Zoom room as you have in the past

Join us for a Catch Up.  Sorry about the last minute notice.  If you can be at the Zoom meeting, it would be so good to see you.  Share what you’ve been doing, plans you have, things you have watched, things you have read, things you plan to read. 

Come with an idea for our next month’s social.  Please!!!

Kahoot!! BAIN DT Monthly Zoom Social — Saturday, May 29, 5 pm

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Event:  Zoom Meeting – End of the Month Social

Presentation:  Kahoot! Quiz

Time:  Saturday, May 29, 5 pm BA time

What?   It’s not really hard at all — patience!!  You will be glad!!

A BAIN Downtown fun and interactive on-line quiz, hosted by Stephen & Philip (from UK and based in SoHo) as the quiz masters.  It will last 30-40 minutes with additional time for getting up and running on the game.

Before starting you must have access to a SMART cell phone or tablet and a lap top/notebook/MacBook.  Both need to have an active internet connection.  Explanation below.

The quiz will be a mixture of questions — general knowledge, current affairs, history, music, films and sports. And the answers be multiple choice, one word typed answers, or true/false. We will have a couple of sample questions at the beginning, to help us all get on board.

When?

Saturday, 29 May, at 5 pm Argentine time. Use the usual zoom link and password or email tonilin@aol.com and she will send them to you.

How?

The key thing to remember is that for this quiz, the quiz questions appear on your lap top/tablet and then you will enter your answers on a separate phone/ device.

To get started — first download and activate the free “Kahoot !” application on your phone/tablet (use either App Store for Apple or Google Play for Android devices). Please take a little time to do this a day or so before the meeting, so you have the time to deal with any technical glitches. Each person playing will need to download the Kahoot app onto their device. The app will ask you a few basic questions and ask you to create a username nickname – be creative!

Toni will be starting the BAIN zoom video conference in the normal way and you will then see the quiz questions appear as part of the BAIN zoom meeting, in exactly the normal way and then the BAIN May 2021 Quiz fun begins J

Questions – Feel free to contact Stephen on stephen_meechan_uk@hotmail.com 

Virtual Book Group Meeting – June 8th – 1 pm

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The June book is Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine.  The meeting will be on Google Meets at 1 pm, June 8. This is the second Tuesday of the month, as usual. To receive the meeting ID, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 appears below. Hope to see you there.

July 21 lessons for the 21st century Yuval Harari — non-fiction 372 pages, 2019
August Train Dreams  Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012  
September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019