March 2nd, 2020

Dear ASF Members and Friends, 
Tartan Week is fast approaching.  This years Parade will take place on Saturday April 4th and will be led by Grand Marshal, Brian Cox, 
topping off a week full of events hosted by ASF and our sister organizations. 

Immediately following the Parade
ASF Members and Guests are invited to our Post Parade Reception. 
If you have questions please call us on t. (929) 499-9025
The American-Scottish Foundation invites
Saturday April 4th  3.30 pm to 6 pm 
(immediately following the Parade)

Papillon, 22 East 54th Street (upstairs), New York, NY

Two drink vouchers (wine or beer), light fare. with
Whisky tasting bar hosted by GlenDronach

Tickets $48 per Guest
Click HERE to Reserve   (children under 12 free)
ASF Tartan Week  New York Calendar : 
Now is the time to make your Event Registrations 

Wednesday, April 1st: 6pm 
The American-Scottish Foundation in collaboration 
with the National Trust for Scotland, USA & 
University of the Highlands & Islands

Kirsten Bridier, 
Exec. Dir. National Trust for Scotland, USA
Professor Stuart Gibb,
Vice Principal, Uni. of the  Higlands & Islands

Talk & light refreshments

The Gallery at the Arsenal Central Park,  830 Fifth Avenue, NYC
ASF & NTS Members $35     Guests $45    Click here to Reserve

Friday, April 3rd : 12.30pm
The American-Scottish Foundation presents
ASF Annual Tartan Day Observance  recognizing  and celebrating through music and readings, National Tartan Day 
700th Anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath

Program will include readings and performances from 
Edinburgh Academy Pipe Band, 
Isle of Cumbria RBLS Pipe Band
Rebecca Kowalski and the  Highland Divas

In 1998 through Senate Resolution 155 was passed making 
April 6  an annual celebration of Tartan Day.  This event is Free, for the community to enjoy

Friday, April 3rd : 2pm for 2.30pm
ASF & NY Genealogy & Biographical Society 

Prof. Donna Heddle 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Influence of the Huguenot and Nordic
Upon Scotland's Culture

Talk & light refreshments
ASF/NYGB Members $27 Guest Tickets $37 
Friday, April 3rd : 7pm onwards
New York Caledonian Club 
Pre Parade Ceilidh
The Altman Building
135 West 18th Street, NYC
Performances include 
Whisky Kiss & Shot of Scotch.
Tickets $80 Reserve now for
Special 10% discount March 3-7 only!   Tickets HERE

Many events will be taking place - highlights include:

Saturday April 4th : 
St Andrews Society of the State of New York host
Kirkin of the Tartan and Pre Parade Breakfast

The Church of Our Saviour
59 Park Avenue at 38th Street
New York, NY 10022
Pre-Parade Brunch: $30 Members;  $40 Non-Member Tickets HERE
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Saturday, April 4th :  11am - 12.30pm
American-Scottish Foundation presents 

Join us to hear the sound of the Pipes and Drums
from some of our leading Pipe Bands prior to the 22nd Annual New York Tartan Day Parade.

Edinburgh Academy Pipe Band,     Banff Castle Pipe Band
Isle of Cumbria RBLS Pipe Band   Shamrock & Thistle 
Sounds of Scotland UH&I Musicians
Shot of Scotch Highland Dancers
Come join us on the Fountain Terrace for a Pre Parade moment
Saturday, April 4th : 2pm (step off)
Come March with Us 
As a member or friends of the ASF you may march with us -
please email us at    [email protected]

Saturday, April 4th : 3.30pm 
(immediately following the Parade)
Members & ASF Friends - Join us in celebrating the Parade:

Light fare, Whisky tasting hosted by GlenDronach
2 Drink vouchers (wine or beer),  in the great atmosphere of Papillon    Reservation link Here

Sunday, April 5th : 12.30pm 
American-Scottish Foundation presents

Scotland on the Fountain Terrace, Bryant Park 
ASF are delighted to welcome to  New York:
Whisky Kiss,  Sounds of the Isalnds (UHI students) &
Rebecca Kowalski

Monday, April 6th : 6.30pm 
American-Scottish Foundation presents 
A Celebration of Tartan Day
Prof. Donna Heddle
University of the Highlands & Islands
700th Anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath 

Sounds of the Islands, UH&I Students
Tickets from $45 available HERE

National Tartan Day Capital Committee
Washington DC 
will present a series of events March 31 - April 3
The National Tartan Day Award, is presented annually by
The Scottish Coalition, USA which will be presented this year to 
Robert "Bob" Creighton 
for his outstanding voluntary contributions to our Scottish American community

The presentation will take place as part of  a Reception hosted by the National Tartan Day Capital Committee

Organizations that comprise The Scottish Coalition USA are:
American-Scottish Foundation (ASF)
Association of Scottish Games & Festivals (ASGF) 
Council of Scottish Clans and Associations (COSCA)
The Living Legacy of Scotland
Scottish-American Military Society (SAMS)
Scottish Heritage USA (SHUSA)

American-Scottish Foundation exhibits at
Federal Hall National Monument, NYC

From March 23rd - June 8th, 2020


Membership : If you are not yet a  Member of the American-Scottish Foundation we invite you to join and take advantage of all that the Foundation.   Click here to learn more and to join
Donation: If you would like to make a donation to the Foundation in support of our Heritage, Arts and Culture programming, opportunities
 are noted HERE

ENJOYING our wonderful Scottish Teas from Harney & Company and helping the ASF.

As Harneys notes:
"Scottish Morn is a strong tea, perhaps our very strongest. When you stand up your spoon in this tea, it might just stand straight. A portion of Scottish Morn & Scottish Afternoon sales goes to support the charitable endeavors of the American-Scottish Foundation®".

An opportunity for custom fittings and special 
          discounts for ASF Members during  NYC Tartan Week

Scotland Shop NYC Pop Up Shop April 2 - 6

Scotland Shop POP UP
The Algonquin Hotel
59 W 44th Street, 
New York

ASF 10% Discount applies
Code: ASF2019  

MacGregor MacDuff NYC Fittings April 1-4 by appointment
MacGregor & MacDuff
130 W 57th Street Ste 2B 
New York NY 10019

ASF 10%Discount on all orders placed


is an international not-for-profit organization. Its aim is to establish links and strengthen ties between Scotland and the United States through the pursuit of contemporary social, cultural, educational, and business activities.  
You are invited to join the ASF and become involved in all that is going on.  Details of Membership, both Individual and Corporate,  are  available here.  If you have questions, please call the ASF Office on
Tel. 929 499 9025

10 East 39th Street Ste. 1110, New York, NY 10016