Category Archives: Family & Friends

2013 AFL Grand Final Parties in Texas

It’s that time of year when Aussies in the US confuse their American friends and colleagues by shouting at the TV, laptop, Iphone or anything they can get their hands on to watch their beloved team in the Australian Rules … Continue reading

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Booker-Lowe Gallery of Aboriginal Art – The Show Must Go On!

The old show business comment, “He stole the show,” took on new meaning at Booker-Lowe Gallery, when the seventeen Australian Aboriginal paintings for the long-scheduled “Desert Dreamings” exhibition, disappeared from the front porch of the gallery, where they were left … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2013

Last year we did a post on TANZOT’s annual ANZAC day service that is a great family event.  Read more about it here. This year both AACC and TANZOT are each hosting a service to honor the members of the Australian … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Houston Australian Sports Social @ Karbach Brewery

Come along to a great night out at the Houston Australian Sports Social Event at Karbach Brewery – next Saturday April 20, 7-10pm. Hosted by the Houston Lonestars Australian Rules Football Club, Houston Shooting Stars Netball and Netball America, proceeds of the … Continue reading

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Down Under Sounds 2013

Down Under Sounds 2013 will be on again in Houston tomorrow night showcasing some great Aussie bands before they head off to Austin to play at the the famous music festival South by Southwest (SXSW). Representing a diverse cross-section of up-and-coming Australian … Continue reading

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G’Day USA Australia Week Houston 2013

Australia Day, next Saturday 26th January, commemorates the establishment of the first settlement at Port Jackson, now part of Sydney, in 1788.  It is our 4th July celebration and back home it means a day off work enjoying BBQ’s, cricket, … Continue reading

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Beating the Heat in Houston with Kids

So how is everyone feeling – hot???  The summers here in Houston are hot and humid, this summer is my third and I have to admit I am beginning to tolerate the weather.  With a number of new Australians that … Continue reading

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