Coffee Gathering in Long Island City October 11th

The next NYLESA Coffee Gathering is coming up on October 11th! This is a monthly event that welcomes both current members and newcomers who are interested in joining our community. 

The October Coffee gathering will be held at Avalon Riverview Terrace in Long Island City. Meet old friends and newcomers and exchange experiences of living in New York.

Date: Wednesday, October 11th
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Venue: Avalon Riverview Terrace, 2-01 50th Avenue, Apt 3R, Long Island City, NY 111 01
Fee: $10 for coffee and a treat

Group photo from our previous Coffee Gathering at Roni-Sue's Chocolates
Photo Courtesy of Lin-Qi


The next Coffee Gathering is coming up on June 14th!

Join NYLESA community, taste some coffee, a delicious croissant and share your smile with a plenty of others in a friendly context!

A special invitation is reserved to all the UN Bazaar’s visitors that asked for information at the NYLESA stand: we are looking forward to meet you and welcome you in our vibrant local Expatriate Spouses Association!

NYLESA offers a lot of activities in order to facilitate the relocation of UN Staff families, finding all the necessary clues to get the better housing, school and healthcare. A fundamental NYLESA purpose is to help Un spouses in have a successful career transition in NYC, organizing Career Tables with Professional UN Staff and looking for UN temporary or pro bono positions open to spouses.

To all those who have already enlisted as NYLESA Members: don’t miss the June event. You know the Coffee Gathering is unique! Our greatest open event, that gives the chance to meet old friends and newcomers UN spouses and UN staff in New York City, exchanging opinions, expressing concerns about living and working in the “Big Apple”.

On June 14th your presence is twice as important, because in that occasion a Special General Meeting will be held in order to elect the new NYLESA Co-Chair.

Your vote matters! Due to the resignation of the NYLESA AGM elected Co-Chair, the position is now vacant; at the June Coffee Gathering you will have to express your preference in order to fill the position for the remaining period of the current year’s mandate, from June 2017 to March 2018.

You can read hereby the SGM Agenda and the Candidates’ profile. Your presence is important, but if you can’t participate at the Special General Meeting you can cast your vote online. Check your emails, in the Coffee Gathering reminder you will find the link! (You can vote only if you are a registered member.)

WHEN: June 14th, from 10a.m. to 12p.m.

WHERE: A.O.C. 314 Bleecker Street, New York City, NY

FEE: 10$


Cocktail Gathering – BREWERY TOUR

For its last cocktail gathering of the year, NYLESA Welcome Group is happy to invite you for an exceptional "Walk&Drink tour". Follow the path of our "local" NYLESA fellow guide, to discover ones of the best micro-breweries in the city. The journey will also give you the great chance to see and feel the city as you never did before.

This is an OPEN EVENT and all NYLESA members, newcomers interested in joining NYLESA and UN staff members are invited to join us.

Date: Friday, december 9th, 2016

Time: 4-10pm

You can join the tour at anytime. These are the different meeting places:

Meeting places:

  • MoMA PS1 – 4:00pm : Starting point of the tour, we definitely recommend you to arrive earlier and to have a look at the temporary exposition. We will leave at 4:15pm.

February 18 – Cocktail Gathering

The 18th of February a Cocktail Gathering was held at Anyway Cafe, in East Village.

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