Webinar Franchising Basics

franchise-financingIf 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!

Literature Club

true gritJoin us on Saturday, February 28 at 11 a.m. for our Literature Club. It will be devoted to “True Grit” by Charles Portis. It was written in 1968. The novel is told from the perspective of a woman named Mattie Ross who recounts the time when she was 14 years old and sought retribution for the murder of her father by a scoundrel named Tom Chaney.

Film “Angel Azul” and Lecture “Innovate Art in the Environment”


marcy cravatJoin us on Friday, February 27 at 6 p.m. to watch the film “Angel Azul” and at 7 p.m. for a lecture “Innovate Art in the Environment”. This event will be conducted by Marcy Cravat – award-winning filmmaker who will speak about her career  and highlight her film “Angel Azul”(2014) – a documentary about an artist who uses his art to create artificial coral reefs to save the ecosystem.

AMC Teens Book Club

Fault-In-Our-StarsClub for teenagers (14-18 y.o.) who love books and would like to meet biweekly to discuss works by American authors. Please join us next Wednesday, February 25 at 6:00 p.m. to continue our discussion of John Green’s popular novel “The Fault in Our Stars” (chapters 11-15).

Toastmasters/public Speaking Club

toastmastersJoin us on  Tuesday, February 24 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.