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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Community Bulletin Board

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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.

WANT TO PLAY FOOTBALL (SOCCER)? If you are an expat, 28 or over, there is a competitive but friendly league in Moscow. There are eight teams and four 11-a-side games every weekend. Shashlik and a beer afterward. If you play to a reasonable standard, call Greg on (+7-985) 364-1856 or e-mail curtis_greg@yahoo.com.

Fancy a game of rugby followed by a cold beer on a Sat. afternoon? Join the MOSCOW DRAGONS RUGBY CLUB, Moscow's expat rugby team! We welcome players of all abilities and social members. Contact Damien de Charry at damien.decharry@abbott.com.

The HASH HOUSE HARRIERS, a drinking/social club with a running problem, meet Sun. at 3 p.m. near Mayakovskaya metro station to run for 40 minutes to an hour at a gentle pace. Drinks after $5. See www.moscowharriers.itgo.com or call 364-9936.

The EXPAT FIELD HOCKEY CLUB invites women and men to play hockey every Sat. from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Sokolniki Football Training Center (M. Sokolniki). Beginners welcome. Sticks provided. 250 rubles. Contact Vineet Arora: 768-7317 or varora@ricalewis.nsv.ru.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL CLUB is open to all women who are ready to have fun playing a bit of unprofessional football every Sun. from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. near Aeroport metro station. For details, contact Natalie at jennylynn@mail.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.

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. 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 newcomer's 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 BRITISH WOMEN'S CLUB FAMILY NETWORK, open to all British passport holders and their spouses, organizes meetings by age (0-16+) as well as Sun. brunches. If you have children in Moscow, don't despair. Sign up at a BWC meeting or e-mail bwcfn@yahoo.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, 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 visit www.swea.org.

ATTENTION U.S. CITIZENS! The U.S. Embassy urges all Americans to register with its American Citizen Services unit. See 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.

CINEMA CLUB at the Italian Cultural Institute regularly shows the best contemporary Italian movies and films unavailable in Russia. Performances introduced by native speakers, discussions. Free entrance. See www.iicmosca.esteri.it and cultura.iicmosca@esteri.it.

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. South MGNC meets 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Shalom Theater, 71 Varshavskoye Shosse, M. Varshavskaya.

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.