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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 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 on Tue. Occasional vacancies for Russian-speaking members. Contact Amanda on 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

THE RABBIT HOLE. Open mic writers' and artists' group for people wishing to share prose, poetry and songs. Primarily English-language but an international crowd. Alternate Sundays in the back room at the FAQ Cafe, 9/2 Gazetny Pereulok. E-mail RabbitHoleFAQ@gmail.com

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 Sunday brunches. If you have children in Moscow, don't despair. Sign up at a BWC meeting or e-mail bwcfn@yahoo.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 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

AL-ANON SUPPORT GROUP, for friends and families of alcoholics, meets Tue., 7:30-8:30 p.m., 8 Voznesensky Pereulok (St. Andrew's Church, basement level). Newcomers welcome. Meetings in English. Contact: 8-905-514-8751; 234-2384; english-alanon-moscow@hotmail.com. Al-Anon is a worldwide support program. Visit www.al-anon.alateen.org

RGGU AMERICAN CENTER needs donations: Don't throw away stuff you can't take back 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

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.

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's a competitive but friendly league. Eight teams, four 11-a-side games every weekend. Shashlik and a beer afterward. If you play to a reasonable standard, e-mail andrew@expo-international.ru

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

The NEW ENGLISH COMMUNICATION CLUB meets Thu., 7.30 p.m.-10 p.m., and Sun., 4 p.m.-7 p.m. CafeMax Kievskaya, Europe Building, 5 Bryanskaya Ulitsa. Eat, drink, exchange culture and language. For information, call George at 8-916-331-6862 or see www.comclub.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, Pushkinskaya, 629-0990. 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

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, youth group. Call 143-3562.

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 9/3 Nagatinskaya Ul., M. Nagatinskaya, 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 10:30 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. South MGNC meets at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Shalom Theater, 71 Varshavskoye Shosse, M. Varshavskaya.

INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP has 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 (Baumanskaya or Ploshchad Ilicha metro station). Friday night service (Russian/Hebrew) at 7 p.m. For details of festival services (English/Hebrew), please contact Rabbi Nelly Shulman (nashulmans@mail.ru).