April Monthly Meeting!

BAIN DOWNTOWN THIS FRIDAY!

Join us at the April Monthly Meeting for Buenos Aires International Newcomers!  We’ll be socializing over baked goods from Sugar and Spice; discovering new information about our adopted country, Argentina; and just having fun.

Place: ICANA, Maipú 672, (between Viamonte and Tucumán) in the city center. Our meeting will be on the ground floor in the library.

Date: Friday, April 26

Time:
4.00 p.m. – members and guests begin to arrive

4.30 p.m. – the program begins

5.30 p.m. – after-meeting social at Filo, San Martin 975 – a fantastic spot for pizza as well if you’re hungry!

Program:  The topic of this month’s presentation will be; The Direction of Argentina: Socially, Politcally and Economically by John Richards.  John Richards was born in Panama and spent his childhood in the US before moving to Argentina in 1984.  His years in Argentina have been spent in multiple industries all of which have used his mulitnational experience and bi-lingual skills.

Fees:  BAIN Downtown members – no charge

Non-members/Guests – AR$50

We look forward to seeing you on Friday!

 

February Monthly Meeting… in March!


BAIN DOWNTOWN FRIDAY, March 1!

 

BAIN Downtown members and their guests are invited to the Buenos Aires International Newcomers Downtown monthly meeting on Friday, March 1 at 4:00 p.m.  Come join us!  We’ll be socializing over cookies from Sugar and Spice; discovering new information about our adopted country, Argentina; and just having fun.

 

Place: ICANA, Maipú 686, (between Viamonte and Tucumán) in the city center

 

Our meeting will be on the ground floor in the beautiful library.

 

Please note that the entry is at Maipú 686, and NOT at Maipú 672

 

Date: Friday, March 1 (Due to the short month, our February meeting is taking place in March!)

 

Time: 4.00 p.m. – members and guests begin to arrive

 

4.30 p.m. – the program begins

 

5.30 p.m. – after-meeting social, venue To Be Announced

Program:  The topic of this month’s presentation will be Argentine popular culture and its heritage, by anthropologist, Mara Tissera Luna.  Ms. Luna studied in the Universidad de Buenos Aires Facultad de Filosofía y Letras and focused her studies on Sociocultural Orientation. She currently works for NGO Relaf, www.relaf.org, which deals with the fulfilment of children’s rights and public policies for the care of children without parental care.  Starting this past December, she is also a professor at UBA.

 

Fees:  BAIN Downtown members – no charge

 

Non-members/Guests – AR$50

 

We look forward to seeing you on Friday!

 

New Year’s Kick Off Meeting

Club Espanol Sala AutonomiaHappy New Year!  From all of us here at BAIN Downtown, we hope you had a wonderful holiday season and a very happy new year!  

As everyone settles into 2013, we want to invite everyone to join us as  BAIN holds its annual New Year’s celebration with an afternoon cocktail party at Club Español. 

On Friday afternoon, January 25, at 5:00 p.m we will meet in the Sala Autonomia (on the fourth floor, you can use the elevator or the stairs) to enjoy catered snacks from the Club Español restaurant, beverages and a champagne toast! With this being a catered event, please be kind and RSVP. Bring a friend! (let us know about them too!).  RSVP to bain.downtown@gmail.com by Friday, January 18th. 

The beautiful Club Español, a 100 year-old landmark located just south of Avenida de Mayo, across from the Avenida 9 de Julio (on Bernardo de Irigoyen 172 between Hipolito Yrigoyen and Adolfo Alsina).

Here is a link for directions: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=club+espa%C3%B1ol+buenos+aires&ie=UTF8&ll=-34.609687,-58.380446&spn=0.019321,0.036135&fb=1&hq=club+espa%C3%B1ol&hnear=Buenos+Aires,+Argentina&t=m&z=15

This meeting is FREE for BAIN Members, $150 pesos for guests.  The guest fee is waived for anyone who joins BAIN Downtown at the meeting.  This is a great opportunity for those that still need to renew their membership

 We look forward to seeing you there!