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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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On Tuesday, Nov. 27, LAVKA MIRA is to auction 27 segments of the Peace Bench that was painted outside the Tretyakov Gallery this summer. The money is to be used to set up Creative Help art workshops at orphanages. The auction starts at 7 p.m. in the yard at Photostudio Eleven, Vinzavod, 1 4th Syromyatnichesky Per., Bldg. 6, M. Kurskaya. Inquiries to executive director Maria Popova, (926) 524-6292. www.lavkamira.com, www.winzavod.ru.

The MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL CHOIR performs Christmas music on Tue. Dec. 11 and Fri. Dec 14 from 7:30 p.m at St. Andrew's Church, 8 Voznesensky Per., M. Okhotny Ryad. Tickets are 300 rubles. Proceeds go to the Otkazniki children's charity. Call (917) 552-8339 for more information.

The Deloitte Foundation is to hold a CHRISTMAS BAZAAR to raise money for the DownsideUp and EveryChild charities. The event is to feature dozens of stalls, food and drinks, a prize draw, a choir plus Ded Moroz and Snegurochka. The bazaar is on Thur. Dec. 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Yakobi Yard between the Mokhovaya and Romanov Dvor business centers, 4 Romanov Per., M. Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. For more information contact Tatiana Grinenko on 787-0600 ext. 1057 or Aisleen Randhawa on 787-0600 ext. 2911.

The OVERSEAS VOTE FOUNDATION HELP DESK answers the most burning questions posed by U.S. citizens living overseas regarding the upcoming primary elections in the United States, several of which will be held in January 2008. www.overseasvotefoundation.org.

The NEW English Communication Club (NECC) meets twice a week at COFEMAX Cafe. Here you can make new international and local contacts, exchange culture and language and there is wide range of food and drinks. 3 Novoslobodskaya Ul. Wednesdays: 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 pm, Sundays: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact George at 8-916-331-6862. www.comclub.ru

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 bwcfamnet@gmail.com.

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 at St. Andrew's Church, lower level, 8/5 Voznesensky Per., between Tverskaya and Bolshaya Nikitskaya. All welcome. Inquiries: 234-2384, english-alanon-moscow@hotmail.com.

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.

POMOSHCH DETYAM FOUNDATION is helping 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. Information about meeting points, distances, etc., can be found at www.hike.narod.ru. Welcomes expats, short-term visitors.

Fancy a game of rugby followed by a cold beer on a Sat. afternoon? Join the MOSCOW DRAGONS RUGBY CLUB, an expat team that welcomes players of all abilities as well as social members. Contact Jacques Strydom at contact@moscowdragonsrfc.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 OVER 30'S FOOTBALL (SOCCER!) LEAGUE is looking for new players to join one of eight teams playing weekly on the full-size indoor pitch at Dinamo Stadium. Games are 11-a-side with pro referees, fully sponsored kits and Powerade. If you're 28 or over and have played before, please contact Nick Rees at nickrees99@yahoo.com.

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. For other services, call 629-0990 or see www.standrewsmoscow.org.

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. Ploshchad Ilicha/Baumanskaya). Friday night service (Russian/Hebrew) at 7 p.m. For details of festival services (English/Hebrew), contact Rabbi Nelly Shulman on nashulmans@mail.ru.