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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.
E-mail community@imedia.ru,
call +7 (495) 234-3223 or
fax +7 (495) 232-6529.



The INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB of Moscow is having its first general meeting of the season on Thu. Sept. 27 at Spaso House, 10 Spasopeskovsky Per., from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Please bring your passport and 2,000 rubles for the membership fee. For more information, see www.iwcmoscow.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.

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

THE ROTARY CLUB MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL meets every Wed. at 7 p.m. in the Cigar Room on the 8th floor of Hotel Katerina, 6/1 Shluzovaya Naberezhnaya. All Rotarians welcome. For more information, call Alexandra at 772-8766 or e-mail secretary@rc-mi.org

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

POMOSHCH DETYAM FOUNDATION helps 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 Sundays to hike in forests around Moscow. Information about meeting points, distances, etc., can be found at www.hike.narod.ru. We are an international community and welcome expats as well as short-term visitors.

Fancy a game of rugby followed by a cold beer on a Sat. afternoon? Join the MOSCOW DRAGONS RUGBY CLUB, Moscow's expat rugby team! Players of all abilities and social members welcome. Contact Damien de Charry at damien.decharry@abbott.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 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'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

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.

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. For more information, please call 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

RELIGIOUS SERVICES



ST ANDREW'S ANGLICAN CHURCH MOSCOW, 8 Voznesensky Per. (M. Okhotny Ryad/Pushkinskaya). Sung eucharist on Sun. at 11 a.m. Holy Communion at 7 p.m. Wed., Bible study 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. For more details, 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 (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 .