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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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fax +7 (495) 232-6529.

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/Pushkinskaya. Tickets are 300 rubles. Proceeds go to the Otkazniki children's charity. Call (917) 552-8339 for more information.

The Moscow Oratorio Society is holding its ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT featuring selections from Handel's "Messiah" and Christmas and Hanukah songs. Part of the proceeds will go to IWC-sponsored charities. Wed. Dec. 12 at 8:30 p.m. in the Russian Academic Youth Theatre, 2 Teatralnaya Pl., M Teatralnaya. For tickets call the box office at 692-6572/0069. For more information see www.moscoworatorio.com.

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, prizes, a choir plus Ded Moroz and Snegurochka. 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. Inquiries to Tatiana Grinenko on 787-0600 ext. 1057 or Aisleen Randhawa on 787-0600 ext. 2911.

"The Scottish Enlightenment, the Law and Russia" is the title of a lecture by Scottish author Ian Mitchell on Fri. Dec. 14, 7 p.m., hosted by ENGLISH LANGUAGE EVENINGS at the Chekhov Cultural Center, 6 Strastnoi Bulvar (through the tunnel, first door on left), M Chekhovskaya. 50 rubles. www.elemoscow.net.

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 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 noncommercial 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 e-mail 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.

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 Tue. 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church, lower level, 8/5 Voznesensky Per. All welcome. Call 234-2384 or e-mail english-alanon-moscow@hotmail.com.

The mission of YES CLUB is to develop through learning from each other. 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.

RUSSIAN INDIAN HERITAGE ACADEMY invites all to attend courses, 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. 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.