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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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The International Women's Club will hold its next general meeting at GlavUpDK Cultural Center, 5/2 Ul. Olofa Palme, on Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., featuring an exhibition of jewelry and precious metals souvenirs designed by Russia's leading companies and designers. Please bring your membership badge.

"What Happens When Old Cities Disappear?" is the title of a lecture by AmCham communications director Guy Archer on Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. hosted by ENGLISH LANGUAGE EVENINGS at the Chekhov Cultural Center, 6 Strastnoi Bulvar (through the tunnel, first door on the left), M. Chekhovskaya. 50 rubles. www.elemoscow.net.

EXPAT CHORUS: The Moscow Oratorio Society is rehearsing on Wednesday evenings in preparation for a holiday concert of Handel's Messiah and other seasonal music. All voice parts welcome. For more information call 8-910-44-65-711 or e-mail 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, Tuesday at 7.30 p.m., St. Andrew's Church, 8 Voznesensky Per. Contact Nathalie at 8-915-469-7962. Metro: Okhotny Ryad.

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 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 visit www.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: travel.state.gov/travel/abroad_registration.html, 728-5577 or moscowwarden@state.gov.

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.

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 are welcome. Email: english-alanon-moscow@hotmail.com or phone 234-2384.

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.

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., at www.hike.narod.ru. We are an international community and welcome expats as well as short-term visitors.

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.

CINEMA CLUB at the Italian Cultural Institute shows contemporary Italian movies. Performances introduced by native speakers, discussions. Free entrance. Information and program at www.iicmosca.esteri.it and cultura.iicmosca@esteri.it.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES



ST ANDREW'S ANGLICAN CHURCH MOSCOW, 8 Voznesensky Per. (M. Okhotny Ryad). 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 Ul., 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 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.