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American Women's Club of Hamburg

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The latest club news and information posted by officers of the club's board.

Lets Walk Around the World! - April 30

FAWCO is organizing a push for its members to (collectively) walk or run around the world--some 40,000 kilometers!  For details, see https://www.fawco.org/global-issues/health/clubs-in-motion.  Let's contribute some kilometers to FAWCO's totals by walking around the Alster together.  

Meet at the Eichenpark and we will make our way around the Alster.…

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Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival - May 23

Since 1968, the Kirschenblütenfest has been celebrated in Hamburg. The cherry blossom is an important symbol for the Japanese because it symbolizes the beginning of spring, transcience, awakening and the fragile beauty of women. In the 1960's, the Japanese community of Hamburg donated approximately 2,000 cherry trees that were planted…

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Books and Brunch - May 25

Our next book is "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt, winner of this year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction.  

"The Goldfinch is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an…

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