National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Networking Events

Monday, August 21, 2017, 5:30pm-7:00pm

Bar Louie
365 The Bridge St
Huntsville, AL 35806

We’d like to welcome all attendees and guests to attend the TFAWS Welcome Reception on Monday evening from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Bar
Louie. Let’s keep the conversation flowing with our thermal and fluids analysis peers as well as MSFC Management. Bar Louie is located at Bridge Street Town Centre, just steps away from the Westin hotel as well as a myriad of dining and entertainment venues. This cool neighborhood restaurant specializes in oversized sandwiches and American traditional cuisine.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Pints and Pixels
115 Clinton Ave E
Huntsville, AL 35801

All attendees and guests are invited to join the TFAWS committee at one of Huntsville’s most unique nightlife locations: Pints and Pixels, located in downtown Huntsville (It is located inside the U.G. White building, take the elevator up to the 3rd floor.)  The arcade showcases 35+ vintage video arcade games from the 80’s and 90’s along with 12+ pinball machines!  Anaheim Chili’s downtown location is right here inside Pints & Pixels, so attendees can try a variety of chili, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Come for the food or the games, you won’t be disappointed!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Monaco Theatre
365 The Bridge St
Huntsville, AL 35806

If you wish to do something more low key, the Monaco theatre is steps away from the Westin Hotel. On Tuesdays, Monaco offers $5 tickets for all movies, including new releases! Enjoy an innovative upscale fourteen-screen movie entertainment experience with reclining seating. The Scene restaurant and lounge is located inside the theatre which features a Sushi bar and a large outside patio.

TFAWS Banquet
Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 6:30pm
Come early at 5:00pm to explore the Saturn V Hall

U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Davidson Center/Saturn V Hall
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805

At the TFAWS banquet, you will be dining under an authentic Saturn V Apollo moon rocket, a National Historic Landmark at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.   The Saturn V Hall is surrounded by artifacts from the Space Program, and before the dinner begins, you will be able to explore the museum and its unique space exploration artifacts and exhibits.

The doors for banquet ticket holders will open at 5 p.m., giving you a full 90 minutes to explore before dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.

To honor the historical rocket developer, Dr. Wernher von Braun, the banquet will be serving a German Fare with a vegetarian option (available upon request).  The buffet dinner will be serving Schnitzel, Bratwurst, & Oven Roasted Chicken as the main items, with the vegetarian option being an Eggplant & Portabella Mushroom Schnitzel with Lemon Caper sauce.  Sides include Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad, Green Beans, and Pretzel Rolls.  A variety of German desserts will be presented on your dining tables, and Iced Tea and Water will be available to all.  Dinner tickets are $33, or $27 for the vegetarian option.

All registered TFAWS attendees and their guests are welcome to attend the banquet.  We ask that you reserve your space at the Banquet as soon as possible by visiting Payment by PayPal and by Check are accepted.

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Straight To Ale
2610 Clinton Ave W
Huntsville, AL 35805

All attendees and guests are welcome to join the TFAWS committee at Campus 805. This Middle School closed in 2009 and was purchased, updated and redesigned as an entertainment center with breweries and restaurants. Straight to Ale is one of the local breweries located in Campus 805 and where we will meet for a friendly Cornhole competition between NASA centers and attendees. Straight To Ale has 20 plus taps of craft beer and offers food from Ale’s Kitchen which serves gourmet burgers, wings and American style cuisine.  Campus 805 is a popular location so feel free to visit the other craft breweries, restaurants, and bars all within walking distance!