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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.



The INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S CLUB with hold its next monthly General Meeting on 19 January (saturday!) at the embassy of Uruguay, Yermolaevskiy Pereulok 28 from 10am to 1pm This General Meeting welcomes the members' family. For more info: www.iwcmoscow.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.

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, open to all Swedish-speaking women. For details, call Kristina Bjorklund at 956-1027, e-mail kristinabjorklund70@hotmail.com or visit www.swea.org.

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.

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. Expats as well as short-term visitors welcome.

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.

Fancy a game of rugby followed by a cold beer? Join the MOSCOW DRAGONS RUGBY CLUB, Moscow's expat rugby team! We welcome players of all abilities and social members. Contact Jacques Strydom at contact@moscowdragonsrfc.com. www.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 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.

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.

CINEMA CLUB at the Italian Cultural Institute regularly shows contemporary Italian movies. See films unavailable in Russia. 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 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.