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Springtime in Australia Ethnic Dinner & Photo Presentation

Friends of the International Center

Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
RSVP Friends Member
This ticket price is available for members of the Friends of the International Center
Feb 1, 2018 $50.00 $3.55
RSVP International Visitors/UCSD Students
This ticket price is available for UCSD Visiting Scholars/Families and Students enrolled in a UCSD degree program
Feb 1, 2018 $25.00 $2.28
RSVP Community
This ticket price is available for Friends guests, community members, and all others
Feb 1, 2018 $60.00 $4.06
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The Friends is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN #95-6136673
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Event Details

G'day. Please join us for a delicious feed featuring the cuisine of down-under with your mates at the Friends of the International Center Annual Ethnic Dinner/Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, February 10, 2017.

This will be our third dinner in the beautiful and spacious Great Hall in the International House.

Celebration Menu

Meat Pie aka Dog’s Eye *

Salad with leek, fennel & orange  

Surf & Turf*: Pan Seared Bluenose Bass and Panko Crusted Baby Lamb  

Fondant Butternut Squash

Brussel Sprouts in Mint Chimichurri Sauce

Pavlova

*Vegetarian option with request upon reservation

Note: Menu subject to change with comparable substitutions

PRE-DINNER PRESENTATION

Special didgeridoo performance by UCSD alumni, screenwriter, and artist Christopher Canole

AFTER DINNER PRESENTATION

Springtime in Australia
by Evolutionary Biologist Professor Chris Wills
 
Discover the beauty of Australia beyond Sydey. 
by Evolutionary Biologist Professor Chris Wills
 
Discover the beauty of Australia beyond Sydey. Experience the captivating  wildflowers of Western and Southern Australia. Learn about some of the world's oldest fossils and a frozen wave of rock formed hundreds of millions of years ago. Enjoy the koalas in Adelaide. And See what awaits you on Kangaroo Island

 
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED and are DUE BY THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1st

If you wish to volunteer, please contact Liz Fong Wills at icfriends@ucsd.edu

FAQs

Where is the International House's Great Hall?

The Great Hall is the "upper floor" in the International House - the building with the large glass windows just east of the Pangea parking structure across North Scholars Drive and flanked by Thurgood Marshall and International Lanes.

Is there a vegetarian meal option?

 Yes. This dinner does have a vegetarian meal option if the request is made as part of your reservation. 

 How do I request seating with my friend(s)?

Please email any seating requests to icfriends@ucsd.edu, providing full name(s) in your party as well as the name(s) of those you wish to sit with. We will do our best to accommodate your request though thank you in advance for your understanding if we are unable to honor your request.  

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Everyone over the age of 18 is welcome to attend. You must have an ID showing you are over 21 to be served an alcoholic beverage. 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The closest parking lot is the Pangea Parking Structure (off of Pangea Drive) - there are handicap parking spaces.  

Here are UCSD's parking rules re: free parking

On the main UCSD campus on Saturdays and Sundays, and between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. weekdays, park without charge in any A, B, S, or metered space except in spots that post any of these parking limitations: 

  • A permit required 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Disabled
  • U.C. vehicles only
  • Service yard
  • Loading zone
  • Reserved
  • Special event reserved
  • No parking 2–5 a.m.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Liz Fong Wills at icfriends@ucsd.edu

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

If you are unable to attend the event, your registration/ticket is transferrable, although we ask that if you give your ticket to another, that they be entitlted to the same pricing option as you, and that you also send us an email notifying us of the change at icfriends@ucsd.edu.

Is my registration/ticket refundable?

We regret that we are unable to offer refunds for cancellations after February 1st since we are required to guarantee a guest count. Please consider that this is a fundraising event and that you may transfer your ticket to a donation with proper notification to the Friends at icfriends@ucsd.edu.


 

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When & Where


International House, Great Hall, UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr
between Scholars Drive N, Thurgood Marshall & International Lanes
La Jolla, CA 92093

Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)


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Organizer

Friends of the International Center

The Friends of the International Center (Friends) is a fifty-six-year-old 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation located on the campus of UC San Diego, whose mission is to support international education, to foster friendship, understanding, and cooperation within the international community, and to create a meeting place on the UC San Diego campus for people who share these aims.

The Friends operates ongoing programs, including a Resale Shop, in addition to holding special events. More information can be found online at icfriends.ucsd.edu. Donations are accepted and are used to support academic scholarships for UC San Diego students and for programs supporting our international community. 

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