What’s On in New York September 2018

It’s the tail end of summer and there are so many fun events to make the most of the sun drenched days and balmy nights. Here’s What’s On in New York, September 2018:

Work, life or social – AWNY has an event for you. Come and join us:

Thurs, Sep 6: Aussie Writers in New York panel discussion
Ever wondered how top authors turn their ideas into novels and make money out of writing a book? Find out from panelists, Georgia Clark (The Bucket List, The Regulars) and Lexi Freiman (Inappropriation). The event is being held at Aussie owned cafe, Taylor St. Baristas (and you can read our AWNY cafe review here) . Tickets can be purchased via the American Australian Association.

Fri, Sep 14: MET Rooftop Summer Cocktails
Join AWNY on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for cocktails and breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park. If you are new to the city, or keen to meet more like-minded Australian and Kiwi women living in NYC, this is the perfect opportunity to connect. RSVP via the AWNY Facebook event page.

Tues, Oct 2 and Wed, Oct 10: The Emotional Transition of Moving to New York
If you’re feeling a roller coaster of emotions around your move to New York, this hands-on workshop is for you. Susie Lang, licensed Mental Health Counsellor, will walk through the stages of culture shock and the different feelings that arise throughout the transition process. Susie has facilitated this workshop previously for AWNY and it’s been very popular – get your tickets for the morning or evening event before they sell out.

print of Sydney Opera House for Affordable Art Fair NYC
J.J.Marino, Able Fine Art NY Gallery, People, Acrylic On Linen, 2017

Sep 3 – 16: NYC Broadway Week
Interested in a Broadway show for less? Get two tickets for the price of one, or get upgraded seats for select shows for $20 extra. Find the shows, tickets and codes here.

Tues, Sep 4: Trivia Tuesday at the Australian NYC
This Aussie bar and restaurant, hosts a trivia night on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm, with prizes and drinks specials. For more info, email: info@theaustraliannyc.com

Sep 6 – 14: New York Fashion Week
A collective of events, NYFW, is where the best of art, design and culture converge. Schedule and Tickets are available to the public here. Be inspired!


Until Sep 9: The 2018 US Open
This year’s US Open wraps up Sep 9, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens available to get you ready for the 2018 US Open. Check the schedule and get tickets here.

Sep 11: Tribute in Light
An inspired tribute to the victims of the 9/11 tragedy. From dusk through dawn, two majestic, massive beams of light are projected into the sky and can be seen from as far as 60 miles away.  The Memorial Plaza is closed on 9/11 to the public until 3 pm when you can pay your respects.

Sep 12: Generation Women
Six women, six generations, who read an original piece. This month’s theme is little white lies: caught in a lie, living a lie, lying to themselves…why, why, why? The show is at Caveat LES and tickets start at $15

Sep 27 – Sep 30: New York Affordable Art Fair
Ever wanted to own original contemporary art? Browse thousands of original contemporary paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints from over 300 artists ranging between $100 to $10,000. The fair takes place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, W 18th Street and tickets are $20 for general admission. 

Sep 28 – Oct 14: New York Film Festival
See classics, documentaries, and full-length feature films by the world’s great filmmakers at the New York Film Festival (NYFF).

Sat, Sep 29: Global Citizen Festival at Central Park Great Lawn
Hosted by Australians Deborra Lee-Furness and Hugh Jackman, The Global Citizen Festival brings together top artists with world leaders to make commitments toward ending extreme poverty. Tickets are free for Global Citizens who take a series of actions to create change around the world and you can download the app to start taking action.


Sep 29: NYC Craft Coffee Festival
Three of the amazing Aussie roasters from the AWNY essential Aussie coffee in NYC guide – Abbotsford Road, Cafe Grumpy and Toby’s Estate – will be joining the NYC Craft Coffee Festival at Villain in Brooklyn. Here you can taste coffee from 20 specialty roasters and coffee shops.

Sep 29 – 30: The Big Chocolate show
Discover a whole new world of chocolate! Meet chocolatiers, artisans, and chefs at The Big Chocolate Show, with demonstrations onstage, master classes, chocolate and cocktail tasting. Tickets start at $25.

Night Time Walking Tours
Work off all that coffee and chocolate! Pick a neighborhood and make the most of the balmy September evenings by taking a night time walking tour. Some are free and pay-what-you-wish.

Featured image credit: J.J.Marino, Able Fine Art NY Gallery, People, Acrylic On Linen, 2017

Author: Angela Tohl

Adelaide-born Angela came to New York in search of the ultimate adventure, by way of Australia and Japan. She juggles technical and copywriting projects, with chasing her kids around (usually on roller skates). Find Angela on Twitter @angelatohl and at www.australianwomeninnewyork.org/author/angelatohl/. Image credit: Susie Lang

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