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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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"The Loveliest Words in English – Why Read Poetry?" is a lecture by Australian author David Wansbrough, 7 p.m., June 8, hosted by ENGLISH LANGUAGE EVENINGS, Chekhov Cultural Center, 6 Strastnoi Bulvar. (Thru tunnel, first door on left). M. Chekhovskaya. 50 rubles. www.ELEMoscow.net

SOCIAL DANCE LESSONS for expatriates. Friendly English-speaking instructors, easy learning method, flexible schedule and prime locations. For more information and to enroll, call 229-1199.

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.

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 IWC ANNUAL PICNIC will take place on Thu., June 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the British Embassy (Protochny Pereulok/Smolenskaya Naberezhnaya). Reservations required at r_v_studnitz@onetel.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 at nigeriancommunityrussia@yahoo.com. See www.nigeriancommunity.ru.

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. Details at travel.state.gov, 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.

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 Pereulok (red-brick church between Tverskaya and Bolshaya Nikitskaya). Information: 8-985-768-2551 or 106-7140.

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 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.

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 Strastnoy 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, 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. South MGNC meets 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Shalom Theater, 71 Varshavskoye Shosse, M. Varshavskaya.

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 (Baumanskaya or Ploshchad Ilicha metro station). Friday night service (Russian/Hebrew) at 7 p.m.