Tag Archives: AAN Events

Autumn picnics

Sunday 21 April: 1.00 – 4.00pm

It’s back out west to Holroyd Park in Merrylands in April – great play equipment and heaps of space to run around. We’ll be meeting by the playground. There are BBQs so we may have a sausage sizzle – keep you posted.

Hope to see you there.


Saturday 23 March: 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Sydney Park, Princes Highway St Peters.

Picnics at Penrith & Pirrama

AAN’s winter Picnics

We have planned out our picnics for the next few months – hope you can join us one of these crisp winter afternoons.

Saturday 26 May: Sydney Park, St Peters

Sunday 24 June: Holroyd Gardens, Merrylands

Saturday, 28 July: Pirrama Park, Pyrmont (catch the light rail, Get out at the Casino & walk down Pirrama Rd to the waterfront park)

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December events

We hope you can join us for a couple of end-of year events.

This coming Saturday, 10 December, we are gathering for our last picnic of the year at Avoca beach on the Central Coast from 1.00pm – 5.00pm. More details below. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates in case of bad weather.

On Saturday December 17 join us for an adults only dinner at the African Feeling Cafe, 501 King St. Newtown from 7.00pm (drumming performance starts at 7.30). Please RSVP to admin@australianafricannetwork.org.au or on Facebook (you will need to joing our FB group first).

September picnic

The next AAN picnic will be 2.00pm – 4.30pm Saturday 25 September  at Central Gardens Reserve Merrylands, Cnr Merrylands Rd & Cumberland Highway.

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Come along and meet new people and families of mixed backgrounds. Bring some food to share, and enjoy good company. The children will enjoy exploring the animal exhibits in the park and there is plenty of room for bike riding or ball games.

If it is raining we will meet at Abla’s Cafe nearby on Sherwood Rd. Please contact Suzanne on 0401 869 106  for more details. Hope to see you there!

June Picnic

Bring your family and hang out with us at the next AAN Sausage Sizzle.

Saturday 20 June, 1.00pm – 4.00pm.

Johnson Park, Constitution Rd, Dulwich Hill

Johnson Park on Google Maps

We will provide a sausage sizzle but you are welcome to bring other food for the BBQ and/or salads etc. to share.

Johnson Park has enclosed play equipment, a basketball court, and plenty of space for bikes and kicking a ball around.

There’s plenty of parking or it’s a short walk from the 425, 426, 428 & 445 Bus routes (get off near Dulwich Hill shops).

If it’s raining we will meet at Abla’s patisserie on New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill. Call Suzanne on 0417 777 131 if the weather is uncertain.

Abla’s on Google Maps.

Get out your diaries

We haven’t yet set a date for our July picnic, but AAN will be meeting for another fabulous dinner on Saturday, 25 July. So put it in your diaries now and check back in for more details – or sign up to our newsletter.