During this week ( 10-15 March) we will be showing documentaries about technologies, that changed our life. Come join us to learn more about the most exciting marvels of the world!
– 13:00 Lighthouses (vol. 13); Rubber (vol. 8)
- 17:00 Space Shuttle Columbia and ET Tech (vol. 8)
– 13:00 Distilleries, Harvesting, Candy (vol. 10)
– 17:00 Technology for Military Service: The Manhattan Project, D-Day Tech, Bullets (vol. 7)
– 13:00 All about bridges: Bridges from Ancient Aqueducts to Modern Overseas Highways (vol. 12 Bridges, vol. 13 The World’s Longest Bridge, vol. 14 Overseas Highway)
– 16:00 Most Famous Bridges of the World (vol. 12 New York Bridges, George Washington Bridge; vol. 14 The Mackinac Bridge; vol. 13 Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel)
– 13:00 Racetrack Tech, The Autobahn, The F-14 (vol. 6)
– 17:00 Engineering Masterpieces of the World: The Sears Tower, The Chrysler Building, Twin Towers of the East (vol. 11)
– 12:00 Quarries (vol. 14); Candy (vol. 10); Rubber (vol. 8)
– 15:00 James Bond Gadgets, Bathroom Tech (vol. 9)
– 12:00 How We Got to Know: Clean; Time; Glass
– 15:00 How We Got to Know: Light, Cold, Sound
Join us on Wednesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. for a webinar ” Shaping the Way We Teach English”. It will be devoted to Making Connections that Last by Amy Pascucci. This is a series of professional development seminars moderated by John Kotnarowski, English Language Fellow.
Join us on Tuesday, March 10 at 7 p.m. for WorldSurfers Toastmasters Club! This club is a structured club to help members learn better public speaking and presentation skills, and is a registered part of the International Toastmasters Club. This club does have its own six-month membership fee, which is collected and used exclusively by Toastmasters International (and not by American Center or the All-Russia Library for Foreign Literature). First meeting open to all.
This week we continue showing films by and about great women in the world’s history!
Thursday, March 5
1 p.m. – Great Women Artists – Georgia O’Keeffee (2000, 45min.)
6 p.m. – All about Eve (1950, 132 min.)
Friday, March 6
1 p.m. – Martha Graham In Perfomance (1957-1961, 93 min.)
4 p.m. – Ninotchka (1939, 110 min.)
Please join us for Conversation Café with U.S. Embassy officers. This is a popular program where patrons can learn about officers’ life and work in the USA, and have a conversation with them. It will take place on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us on Wednesday, March 4 at 4 p.m. for Teacher 2 Teacher Workshop with English Language Fellow John Kotnarowski. The theme is : “Fun, Interactive Writing Activities”. This workshop is for teachers and students.
We begin showing films in our reading hall twice a day. Join us on Wednesday, March 4 at 1 p.m. to watch the film “One Woman, One Vote” (2005, 106 min.). It is about the 72-year struggle for women’s suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. The film “Isadora Duncan, Movement from the Soul” (2006, 58 min.)will be demonstrated at 5:30 p.m. It traces the life and artistic development of Isadora Duncan, often called the mother of modern dance.
If buying an existing business doesn’t sound right for you, but starting from scratch sounds a bit intimidating, you could be suited for franchise ownership. What is a franchise–and how do you know if you’re right for one? Come to our Center on Monday, March 2nd at 3:30 p.m. and join this 2-hour webinar led by the panel of CEOs of U.S. businesses!
On Saturday, February 28 and on Sunday, March 1 our Center is hosting a Toastmasters Public Speaking Club CONFERENCE! We expect over 100 participants at this closed event on both days. However, we will still be open and you will be able to check out materials, use our internet stations and tables. We apologize for the noise!