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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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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

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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. Occasional vacancies for Russian-speaking members. Contact Amanda at 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. To learn more, please visit 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.

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.

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 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB holds newcomers coffee mornings the second Tue. of every month at the Hard Rock Cafe. Everyone is welcome from 10 a.m. to noon.

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.

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 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 more information, contact Natalie at jennylynn@mail.ru.

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.

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.

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.

MOSCOW ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLUB invites foreigners and Russians who wish to speak English to meetings Wed. and Sun. from 6 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. at the Chekhov Cultural Center, 6/2 Strastnoi Bulvar (M. Chekhovskaya). Entrance: 100 rubles, buffet included. www.1mecc.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 by e-mailing her at nashulmans@mail.ru.