Events

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 04:00 PM · 5 rsvps
    Starbucks Reserve Bar in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

    DA Vietnam General Meeting and Elections in HCMC

    Come show your support for Democrats Abroad Vietnam as we get fully prepared for 2020, the most important election year of our lives!

    Join us in Ho Chi Minh City for our General Meeting and Elections on Saturday, 16 November starting at 4:00 PM.

    We will gather at Starbucks Reserve Bar for some good food and drink as we meet up with fellow Democrats in HCMC, hear about our exciting plans for 2020, and elect our local leaders who will lead DA Vietnam.

    If you would like to nominate yourself or another member for a leadership position, please complete this form before 30 October, or contact the DA Vietnam Nominations and Elections Committee at vietnam-nec@democratsabroad.org.

    If you can't attend in person, you can always join us online.  The more people we can bring together, the more prepared we will be to Get Out The (Blue) Vote!

    We look forward to meeting you and seeing all of your tremendous excitement and motivation as we look to paint 2020 blue!

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 04:00 PM
    Online - WebEx

    DA Vietnam General Meeting and Elections on WebEx

    Come show your support for Democrats Abroad Vietnam as we get fully prepared for 2020, the most important election year of our lives!

    Join us ONLINE for our General Meeting and Elections on Saturday, 16 November starting at 4:00 PM.

    You may join us from the comfort of your own home on WebEx (password = dems) to meet up with fellow Democrats in Vietnam, hear about our exciting plans for 2020, and elect our local leaders who will lead DA Vietnam.

    If you have trouble connecting to WebEx with the link, please try connecting with the meeting number (738623537).  More detailed connection information will be provided with your RSVP.

    If you would like to nominate yourself or another member for a leadership position, please complete this form before 30 October, or contact the DA Vietnam Nominations and Elections Committee at vietnam-nec@democratsabroad.org.

    The more people we can bring together, the more prepared we will be to Get Out The (Blue) Vote!

    We look forward to meeting you and seeing all of your tremendous excitement and motivation as we look to paint 2020 blue!

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 04:00 PM
    The Click in Hanoi, Viet Nam

    DA Vietnam General Meeting and Elections in Hanoi

    Come show your support for Democrats Abroad Vietnam as we get fully prepared for 2020, the most important election year of our lives!

    Join us in Hanoi for our General Meeting and Elections on Saturday, 16 November starting at 4:00 PM.

    We will gather at The Click for some good food and drink as we meet up with fellow Democrats in Hanoi, hear about our exciting plans for 2020, and elect our local leaders who will lead DA Vietnam.

    If you would like to nominate yourself or another member for a leadership position, please complete this form before 30 October, or contact the DA Vietnam Nominations and Elections Committee at vietnam-nec@democratsabroad.org.

    If you can't attend in person, you can always join us online.  The more people we can bring together, the more prepared we will be to Get Out The (Blue) Vote!

    We look forward to meeting you and seeing all of your tremendous excitement and motivation as we look to paint 2020 blue!

     

  • Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 09:00 AM · ฿500.00 THB · 3 rsvps
    Lumphini Park, Rama VI Statue in Bangkok, Thailand

    Walking with the Lizards in Bangkok to Expell the ones in Washington

    FUNDRAISER for Democrats Abroad Thailand.  Join us on guided walk with Michael Cota, one of Thailand's premiere Herpetologists and Monitor Lizard experts as he illuminates the world of Monitor Lizards.  While getting to know our neighborhood "monsters" we are helping to remove the real monsters over in our DC capital. Funds raised help Democrats Abroad run events and implement strategy to help Americans living abroad participate in elections to elect Democrats in 2020. 
    Cost is 500 bhat / adult and 200/ child. This money goes towards our Get Out the Vote effort for 2020.
    Juice/water break half-way through. 
    Space is limited to 20 so all attendees must RSVP in advance. If there is enough interest we may schedule a second Monitor Lizard walk.
    Participants are encouraged to bring cameras, water, hats and wear comfortable shoes that can get muddy.
    After the walk we will head over to a restaurant for lunch together.   Please let us know if you are interested in joining for lunch so we can make reservations.
  • Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 01:30 PM
    Online (RSVP for login info) in Online, Germany

    DA Germany Online "Meet and Greet"

    The 2020 election season is heating up and we at DA Germany would like to share more about our organization's role in getting Democrats into office! Join Candice Kerestan, DA Germany Chair, and Kenton Barnes, DA Germany Vice Chair, for an online "Meet and Greet" on Sunday, November 17th from 1:30-3:30pm. We'll be exploring our organization's structure and goals as well as discussing opportunities to get involved. 

    Whether you're a long-time member or completely new to DA Germany, we warmly welcome all members to join us for this afternoon event. We hope to answer any questions you may have and foster a lively, productive discussion with each other. 

    In order to actively participate in the event, you will need a computer with an internet connection as well as a working microphone. 

    Please RSVP to the event if you'd like to attend. Once we've received your RSVP, we will send you the login link. We hope many of you are able to join us! 

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Dokk1 in Aarhus C, Denmark

    November Book Club - Aarhus

    Democrats Abroad's book club meets both in Hellerup and in Aarhus on the third Tuesday of each month. October's meetings will be on Tuesday, the 19th, from 6:30-8:30 pm, at Books & Company in Hellerup (Sofievej 1, 2900 Hellerup) and Dokk1 (Hack Kampmanns Plads 2, 8000 Aarhus C). For both locations, suggested (but not required) cash contributions of 50 kr. will be gladly accepted, but only from US citizens.

    For November, we've chosen Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys. Please note that you are welcome to attend the book club in either location if you’ve read the whole book, only part of the book, or none of the book. Either way, you will find engaging conversation and snacks. Future book club selections will be added once chosen by book club members at our meetings.

    As always, please bring in ideas for future readings, both fiction and non-fiction, to add to our list of possibilities – we consult this list when choosing future book club choices. A small number of book club books will be available for purchase at our First Tuesday event.

    You can register in advance for any book club event, and also get on the book club mailing list by e-mailing Kim Chopin at kimberly.chopin@gmail.com. We will aim to make the discussions available on-line if interest exists. All book club selections can be purchased in advance at Books & Company, who offer a 10% discount on these titles to book club members. Please visit or call them (+45 3930 4045) to order your copies. They can mail books nationwide for the cost of the book plus postage.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Books & Company in Hellerup, Denmark

    November Book Club - Hellerup

    Democrats Abroad's book club meets both in Hellerup and in Aarhus on the third Tuesday of each month. October's meetings will be on Tuesday, the 19th, from 6:30-8:30 pm, at Books & Company in Hellerup (Sofievej 1, 2900 Hellerup) and Dokk1 (Hack Kampmanns Plads 2, 8000 Aarhus C). For both locations, suggested (but not required) cash contributions of 50 kr. will be gladly accepted, but only from US citizens.

    For November, we've chosen Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys. Please note that you are welcome to attend the book club in either location if you’ve read the whole book, only part of the book, or none of the book. Either way, you will find engaging conversation and snacks. Future book club selections will be added once chosen by book club members at our meetings.

    As always, please bring in ideas for future readings, both fiction and non-fiction, to add to our list of possibilities – we consult this list when choosing future book club choices. A small number of book club books will be available for purchase at our First Tuesday event.

    You can register in advance for any book club event, and also get on the book club mailing list by e-mailing Kim Chopin at kimberly.chopin@gmail.com. We will aim to make the discussions available on-line if interest exists. All book club selections can be purchased in advance at Books & Company, who offer a 10% discount on these titles to book club members. Please visit or call them (+45 3930 4045) to order your copies. They can mail books nationwide for the cost of the book plus postage.

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Atlantische Akademie Kaiserslautern in Kaiserslautern, Germany

    Kaiserslautern Chapter 35th Anniversary Celebration

    DEMOCRATS ABROAD GERMANY KAISERSLAUTERN CHAPTER
    35th Anniversary Celebration
    Time:  6:00 p.m.
    Place: The Atlantic Academy, Lauterstraße 2, 67657 Kaiserslautern 

    Vote from Abroad! 35 Years of Democrats Abroad Kaiserslautern

    Panel discussion (in English) followed by a reception.

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Atlantische Akademie in Kaiserslautern , Germany

    Panel discussion: Vote from Abroad! 35 Years of Democrats Abroad Kaiserslautern

    The Kaiserslautern chapter of the Democrats Abroad celebrates its 35 year anniversary! Time to look back on the work of the organization, the efforts to register Americans abroad, the current political climate and to discuss what is planned for the next 35 years! Our director Dr. Sirakov will talk about this and more with Candice Kerestan, the Democrats Abroad Germany Chair and Ron Schlundt, Treasurer of Democrats Abroad Germany and also the founder of the Kaiserslautern chapter. There will also be information availabe on how to register to vote, merchandise, and much more!

    This event will be held in English. There will be a reception after the panel discussion.

    Please register via email at info@atlantische-akademie.de or phone (0631-366100).

    Link to the event on the Atlantische Akademie website.

  • Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:30 AM · 2 rsvps
    Tempelhofer Feld in Berlin, Germany

    1st Annual Democrats Abroad Tempelhof Turkey Trot

    Democrats Abroad Berlin will be hosting the first ever "Turkey Trot" on Tempelhofer Feld this year on Saturday, November 23rd starting at 10:30am.

    Come out and 'trot' for a good cause, as all the proceeds will go towards registering U.S. voters for the 2020 election!

    You can run one or two laps (6K or 12K) and we will be informally timing the race. The event is open to all ages and abilities, and every registered participant gets a prize!

    Run off those winter blues, start an all-American classic here in Berlin, and most importantly, ensure that Democrats Abroad Berlin is financially ready to turn out the votes of the tens of thousands of US citizens living in Berlin.

    Turkey Trot Registration

    To run, there are two donation levels:

    • Run for 2020 (20€)
      • One entry for the Turkey Trot,
      • and a participation prize
    • Get rid of '45' (45€)
      • One entry for the Turkey Trot,
      • a participation prize,
      • and one entry to de(S)ide Thanksgiving dinner (more details TBA)

    Please note, your participation is secured only after completing registration on this page and your donation is received.

    If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, we appreciate your support for this and future events. Please note, as an official part of the Democratic party, the U.S. Federal Election Commission prohibits us from accepting any funds from foreign nationals.

    Acct Name: Democrats Abroad Germany
    IBAN: DE04 5405 0220 0140 2702 99
    SWIFT-BIC: MALADE51KLK
    Note (Verwendungszweck): Turkey Trot

    You can help out by sharing this event with your American friends and acquaintances in Berlin! As always, we welcome new faces, even if you've never attended a meeting or an event before.