Loch Tarff, Scotland - "In the  Footsteps of John Muir" - Ken Paterson

February 1st, 2019

Dear ASF Members and Friends, 
Greetings to all as we shiver our way into February - hoping that the Groundhog sees his shadow tomorrow!

In addition to hoping the Groundhog signals an early Spring, 
February 2nd sees the Scottish opening of Ken Paterson's photographic exhibit, "In the Footsteps of John Muir" at Stirling Castle.  Learn more HERE

AND with temperatures rising tomorrow NYC will see its first Tartan Kilt Skate NYC at Bryant Park - details are below... come celebrate Scotland on Skates.

In the coming weeks ASF has many events planned and hope that you will join us.

With very best wishes to all, 
Camilla Hellman
American-Scottish Foundation
 Upcoming Winter Events - come join us...

Saturday February 2nd
Tartan Kilt Skate NYC
Bryant Park, NYC

2.30 - 4.30pm
3pm Bagpipe led Tartan  Kiltskate

Grab your skates - wrap some tartan or your kilt about you and come celebrate Scotland on Skates - or come watch like many of us will do!!
There is  No charge to skate - Skates can be hired for $20.

NYU Pipe Band will be joining us bringing the sound of the pipes to the event!   

Limited space at  ASF VIP Pavilion $25 tickets
Light refreshments, Hot Chocolate, coffee.

Monday February 11th     6pm   Talk & Refreshments
Gardening at the Edge - Garden of the West Coast of Scotland

American-Scottish Foundation with  NTS Foundation USA
host a talk by Simon Jones 
Gardens & Designed Landscape Manager NTS

Arsenal Gallery (Central Park), 
830 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Simon Jones will give an introduction to 
three of the most remarkable coastal gardens on the British Isles where visionary gardeners have created landscapes of extraordinary natural beauty containing both native and subtropical plants.

Join us as we learn of the Gardens of
Arduaine, Broderick Castle and Inverewe.

Reservations may be made  on line HERE
ASF/NTS USA Tickets $30     Non Member Tickets $40

Tuesday February 19th
ASF in association with 
Goodspeed Musicals

University Club - 6.30 - 9pm
1 West 54th Street, NYC
Reception, Glendronach whisky tasting & Performance

Claire Mackenzie and Scott Gilmore of NOISEMAKER,  one of Scotland's most highly acclaimed young production teams, are joined by collaborative partner Andrew Panton, Dundee Rep together with  US's respected regional theatre partner -  GOODSPEED MUSICALS,  introducing us to "Hi My Name is Ben",  t he true story of an ordinary man and his extraordinary life. 

Learn more about the evening   HERE 
Tickets available ON LINE or by phone at 212 605 0338
Guest   $65  -   Patron   $125
Stirling Castle : February 2nd - April 28th

Save the Date - Saturday March 9th - 11am, Stirling Castle
Illustrated talk on Ken Paterson journey in the developing of 
"In the Footsteps of John Muir"  

ASF Tartan Week Calendar : Save the Date
Event Registration opening shortly

Wednesday, April 3rd : 6pm 
The American-Scottish Foundation in collaboration 
with the Carnegie Corporation
The Life & Impact of Andrew Carnegie on the 
Building & Shaping of New York  -Talk & Reception 
COST         Registration required 
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  americanscottishfoundation.org

Friday, April 5th : 12.30pm
The American-Scottish Foundation presents
Tartan Day Observance - Bryant Park Fountain Terrace 
COST        Free - This event is for all the community to enjoy 
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  americanscottishfoundation.org

Friday, April 5th : 3pm 
ASF & NY Genealogy & Biographical Society 
Prof. Marjorie Harper - The Great Migration
COST       Ticket details to be announced
Program in development

Saturday, April 6th : 11am 
American-Scottish Foundation presents 
The Pipes & Drums on the Fountain Terrace, Bryant Park
COST       Free - This event is for all the community to enjoy 
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  americanscottishfoundation.org

As a member or friends of the ASF you may march with us -
please email us at    americanscottishfoundation@gmail.com

ASF Post Parade Gathering for ASF Members & Guests - 
Details to be announced shortly. By invitation.

If you are a group wishing to march under your own banner please visit the official Parade website & register there - LINK

Sunday, April 7th : 12.30pm 
American-Scottish Foundation presents
Scotland on the Fountain Terrace, Bryant Park 
COST      Free - This event is for all the community to enjoy 
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  americanscottishfoundation.org

Monday, April 8th : 6.30pm 
American-Scottish Foundation presents 
A Taste of Scotland with Words & Whisky, featuring Scotland's National Chef & winner of BBC's 2016 MasterChef The Professionals
COST       Ticket details to be announced
- Program in development


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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®".


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