Fall and Autumn Announcements

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We normally would make these announcements in our printed newsletter, but now that we’ve gone green, we’re posting them here. Many of these events are also on our RIA Events Calendar page. You may add these events to your own calendar from there.

Latino Fest, Saturday, September 27, from noon to 4PM – East Side Shelter near Broadway at East Soldiers Field. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside the West Silver Lake Shelter (next to the fire department). More info.

2009 Rochester World Festival Meeting, Wednesday, October 1, 7PM – World Festival meetings for participants and leaders take place on the first Wednesday evening of each month at 7pm, 3rd floor meeting room at Charter House. All RIA Board members and interested participants are invited to attend this first meeting.

Mayor’s International Reception at City Hall, Thursday, October 16, 7PM – Invite any international persons that you know. If you know of a large group coming, please let Herta know at 280-8319.

International Speakers Luncheons at the YMCA, 11:45AM to 1PM – Here’s the upcoming lineup of speakers. * October 8: Nadia Gajic focusing on her book on Bosnia. * November 12: Herta Matteson with Impressions of Papua New Guinea * December 10: Jackie Johnson talks about Kwanzaa. Starting in October, the cost will be $9 for RIA/YMCA members and $10 for non-members.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Congregational Church, November 27.

Salsa dancing lessons, put on by the Rochester Salsa Community, take place throughout the year. (www.rochestermnsalsa.com)