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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

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Community Bulletin Board is published every Tuesday. Please submit notices of up to 40 words by noon Thursday.
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INDIANS IN MOSCOW CELEBRATE DURGA PUJA from Oct. 18 to 20 at Interclub, People's Friendship University, 21 Ul. Miklukho Maklaya. Morning prayers begin at 9:20 a.m. daily and evening festivities start at 6:30 p.m. Lakhshmi Puja will be celebrated on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the same venue. Non Indians are cordially invited to attend. For further details, please contact (+7 926) 376-0508.

THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB of Moscow will hold its next general meeting on Fri., Oct. 19, at the Cultural Centre of GlavUpDK, 5/2 Ul. Olofa Palma. Please bring your membership badge. For more information: www.iwcmoscow.ru.

"Cranky Yankees at Home and Abroad," a lecture-presentation by actor/historian Jim Cooke, is to be held on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m., hosted by ENGLISH LANGUAGE EVENINGS at the Chekhov Cultural Center, 6 Strastnoi Bulvar (through the tunnel, first door on left). M: Chekhovskaya. 50 rubles. www.ELEMoscow.net.

The American Embassy Community Association will hold its ANNUAL FALL BALL at Spaso House on Oct. 27 from 8 p.m. to midnight, to the music of Igor Butman's Big Band. For details, please contact 728-5114 or email gm@aeca.ru.

EXPAT CHORUS: The Moscow Oratorio Society rehearses on Wednesday evenings in preparation for a holiday concert of Handel's Messiah and other seasonal music. All voice parts welcome. For more information please call 8-910-44-65-711 or email admin@moscoworatorio.com.

New singers welcome, all levels, ages, for the MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL CHOIR winter season. No auditions, enthusiasm and love for music only requirement. Weekly rehearsals in English and Russian, Tue. at 7.30 p.m., St. Andrew's Church, 8 Voznesensky Per. (M. Okhotny Ryad). Contact Nathalie, 8-915-469-7962.

AMERICAN EMBASSY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION PRESCHOOL is located in the U.S. Embassy Compound, but is available to non-Embassy American and foreign diplomats. Our school welcomes children from ages 3 to 5, and works from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please call 728-5354 or email aecp@aeca.ru.

The AMERICAN WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION meets the first and third Wed. from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Hard Rock Cafe, Arbat 44. E-mail awomoscow@yahoo.com. Every second Wed., 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Arbat Hard Rock, there's a newcomers' coffee.

The BRITISH WOMEN'S CLUB, open to all British passport holders and their spouses, meets at the British Embassy on the second Tues. of every month, 10 a.m.-noon. New members always welcome but must register in advance. For further details, contact infor@bwcmoscow.co.uk.

THE NIGERIAN COMMUNITY RUSSIA is a non-tribal, non-sectarian, non-commercial social association of Nigerians and persons of Nigerian descent and their spouses living in Russia. Nigerians are encouraged to register their membership by e-mailing nigeriancommunityrussia@yahoo.com. For more information about events, visit www.nigeriancommunity.ru.

The SWEDISH WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION organizes monthly coffee mornings and daytime and evening activities. It is open to all Swedish-speaking women. For more information, call Kristina Bjorklund at 956-1027, e-mail kristinabjorklund70@hotmail.com or visitwww.swea.org.

ATTENTION U.S. CITIZENS! The U.S. Embassy urges all Americans to register with its American Citizen Services unit. Registration lets us know you're here and helps us help you in an emergency. Details at www.travel.state.gov/travel/abroad_registration.html, 728-5577 or moscowwarden@state.gov.

THE CIVIC ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR THE ADAPTATION AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN OF FORCED MIGRANTS is looking for excellent English speakers to be volunteer teachers. If you can offer 1 1/2 hours in the early evening, contact Katya: 350-0427 or smkat@inbox.ru.

A FRANCOPHONES CLUB for all who want to speak French meets every Sat. For information about our programs (devoted to French culture, music, arts, etc.; party games, excursions) and for registration, please call 771-0491 or e-mail courrier@m-paris.ru. See www.francophonie.ru.

RUSSIAN INDIAN HERITAGE ACADEMY invites all to attend various courses, weekend seminars and practical individual yoga and meditation sessions for combating psychosomatic problems related to stress, hypertension, diabetes and asthma. For details, e-mail RIHA@indorussia.ru or visit www.indorussia.ru.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES



ST ANDREW'S ANGLICAN CHURCH MOSCOW, 8 Voznesensky Per. (M. Okhotny Ryad and M. Pushkinskaya). Sung eucharist on Sun. at 11 a.m. Holy Communion at 7 p.m. Wed., Bible study after at 7:30 p.m. For other services, see www.standrewsmoscow.org or call 629-0990.

MOSCOW PROTESTANT CHAPLAINCY at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 8 Voznesensky Per., meets every Sun. at 3 p.m. Childcare for the service, Sunday School, a 7th-12th grade youth group following the service. A number of mid-week programs. Call 143-3562.

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 9/3 Nagatinskaya Ulitsa, M. Nagatinskaya, Kolomenskaya, 499-725-5398. Sabbath School begins Sat. at 10:30 a.m., church service at 12 p.m. Services in English and Russian.

OUR LADY OF HOPE meets Sun. in English, French, 12:15 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 27 Ul. Malaya Gruzinskaya, and in English at 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., 7/4 Kutuzovsky Prospekt, Korpus 5, Entrance 3, Flat 42. Contact Fr. Michael: 243-9621.

THE MOSCOW ENGLISH CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES meets in the Kingdom Hall at Ul. Mikhalkovskaya 36 on Wed. and Fri. at 7 p.m., Sun. at 10 a.m. Contact 456-1280 or jw_moscow@yahoo.com.

INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY has a service 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sun. Yunost Hotel, 34 Khamovnichesky Val Ul. Phone 7-962-933-3581, e-mail office@icamoscow.org or see www.icamoscow.org.

MOSCOW GOOD NEWS CHURCH meets Sun. at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Dom Kultury MIIT, 6 Novosushchyovsky Per. (M. Novoslobodskaya). Free buses from the metro.

INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, an evangelical church in the heart of Moscow, welcomes you to our English worship services on Sun., 11:15 a.m., at 12a Bolshoi Nikolopeskovsky Per. Sunday school 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Call 507-0635 or see www.icfmoscow.org.

ORTHODOX SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES near Marina Roshcha synagogue (M. Savyolovskaya). For more information, contact Rabbi Avraham Berkowitz at 130-6528.

MOSCOW CONGREGATION FOR PROGRESSIVE JUDAISM at Moscow Jewish Community House, 14/1 Ul. Volochayevskaya (M. Baumanskaya and M. Ploshchad Ilicha). Friday night service (Russian/Hebrew) at 7 p.m. For details of festival services (English/Hebrew), please contact Rabbi Nelly Shulman on nashulmans@mail.ru.