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Community Bulletin Board is published every Tuesday. Please submit notices of up to 40 words by noon Thursday.
E-mail community@imedia.ru,
call +7 (495) 234-3223 or
fax +7 (495) 232-6529.



The International Women's Club of Moscow will hold its next General Meeting from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday the 19th of October at the Cultural Centre of GlavUPDK, Ulitsa Olofa Palma 5/2. Please bring your membership badge. For more information: www.iwcmoscow.ru

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

The New ENGLISH COMMUNICATION CLUB is meets twice a week at Cofemax, 3 Novoslobodskaya Ul. Enjoy the nice atmosphere, exchange language and make new local friends. Wed. from 7.30 to 10 p.m. and Sun. from 6 to 9 p.m. For more details, please visit www.comclub.ru or contact George, 8-916-331-6862.

PRACTICE YOUR RUSSIAN? Are you a wannabe Russian speaker who finds it difficult to practice? Would you like to help form a 'Cafe Club' that meets on a weekly basis? Contact Simon on sdboddy@yahoo.co.uk.

THE RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND THEATER GROUP offers the opportunity of meeting, and becoming acquainted with the work of, contemporary Russian writers and theater people once a month on Tue. Occasional vacancies for Russian-speaking members. Contact Amanda on 8-903-764-4839 or amanda_c@mail.ru.

Join AMC PUBLIC SPEAKING CLUB today! The goal of this non-commercial society is to provide you with the best environment to improve your communication and leadership skills. Native or fluent English speakers only. See www.PublicSpeakingClub.ru.

Do you want to be a better communicator? Join MOSCOW FREE SPEAKERS, an English public-speaking club. Meets every first and third Thu. at 7 p.m. at Chama center, 52A Leningradskoye Shosse (M. Vodny Stadion). For more information, please see www.moscowfreespeakers.ru, or e-mail toastmasters_ru@yahoo.com.

The mission of YES CLUB is to develop through learning from each other. We hold discussions in English every Wed. at 7 p.m. at Pervoye Sentyabrya publishing house, Kievskaya 24 (M. Studencheskaya). Visit www.yes-club.org, e-mail gribanovalyuba@mail.ru or call Lyuba at 8-916-225-2532.

THE RABBIT HOLE. Open mic writers' and artists' group for people wishing to share prose, poetry and songs. Primarily English-language but an international crowd. Alternate Sundays in the back room at the FAQ Cafe, 9/2 Gazetny Per. E-mail RabbitHoleFAQ@gmail.com.

DEMOCRATS ABROAD meets on the third Thu. of each month for political discussion at "The Place" restaurant at Kosmodamianskaya Nab. 52, bldg. 5 (M. Paveletskaya). New members are welcome! For more information, contact Kim Reed on kimzbish@yahoo.com.

THE ICL HELP LINE is a free, confidential, professional phone counseling service. Experience in counseling on relational and personal issues, tough emotional experiences, careers and psychotherapy. English, Russian, French, Polish. 8-926-113-3373, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., or e-mail ICL@list.ru.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: If you want to stop drinking, we can help. English-language meetings Tue., Thu., Fri. at 7:30 p.m., Sat. at 5 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, 8 Voznesensky Per. For more information, please call 8-985-768-2551 or 106-7140.

FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF ALCOHOLICS: English-language Al-Anon weekly support group meets Tuesdays 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church, lower level, 8/5 Voznesensky Per., between Tverskaya and Bolshaya Nikitskaya. All are welcome. Email: english-alanon-moscow@hotmail.com or phone 234-2384.

POMOSHCH DETYAM FOUNDATION helps orphans, poor families and children's institutions. We need donations of food, clothes, school supplies, detergents etc. Contact Anton (English, Russian, French, Italian) at antonsm2002@hotmail.com or Zhanna (Russian) at 203-1306, weekdays, noon to 7 p.m.

RGGU AMERICAN CENTER needs donations: Don't throw away stuff you can't take back to home. Instead, donate it to RGGU's Russian-American Academic Center for American Studies. We need books, magazines, CDs. Contact Lauren or Lena at 250-6862, e-mail: amcenter@rsuh.ru.

HIKERS, WALKERS AND NATURE-LOVERS meet every Sunday to hike in forests around Moscow. Details of meeting points, distances, etc., can be found at www.hike.narod.ru. We are an international community and welcome expats as well as short-term visitors.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES



ST ANDREW'S ANGLICAN CHURCH MOSCOW, 8 Voznesensky Per. (M. Okhotny Ryad/Pushkinskaya). Sung eucharist on Sun. at 11 a.m. Holy Communion at 7 p.m. Wed., Bible study after at 7:30 p.m. Other services: 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.