Thomas: Butterflies, Moths and Fruit Flies

Thomas Werner shares his knowledge about the most beautiful butterflies, moths, and fruit fly species and we’ll learn much more about his work in Encyclopedia of North American Drosophilids.  Dr. Thomas Werner Butterly or moth? He started his presentation from his background as a biologist by heart. Dr. Werner started studying insects as a childhood hobby, at … Continue reading Thomas: Butterflies, Moths and Fruit Flies

Thailand Presentation with Minni

On February 15th Minni did a very well-prepared presentation about her home country: Thailand. She explains about the history, culture, and social-economic-political aspects from Thailand. After the presentations all of the guests and members of IN had a tasty Thailand cuisine prepared by Minni, Pichai, and Wanida. Ruth (red cardigan) patiently waiting for her turn … Continue reading Thailand Presentation with Minni

Sew Cranky – Snowflakes

International Neighbours participate for the Sew Cranky’s annual Snowflake Challenge as part of Heikinpäivä. For those who need a reminder, Heikinpäivä, the annual celebration of mid-winter, is scheduled to kick off later this month. Along with the annual celebration will be Sew Cranky’s annual Snowflake Challenge. Ginger Alberti, who owns Sew Cranky with her husband, … Continue reading Sew Cranky – Snowflakes

New from EBLPLearning on the Go! 

by Jan Handler Instructors, tutors, and conversation partners in the Elaine Bacon Literacy Program have led enjoyable field trips to scenic places in the area. There are many wonderful places to hike, picnic, or tour historic sites- all within a short drive. What a great way to informally practice English while having fun with classmates … Continue reading New from EBLPLearning on the Go! 

Free Zoom Class: Mandarin Chinese Class with Shasha Zhang (Fall 2022)

The new Fall Term of Shasha Zhang Chinese class on Zoom will continue to meet on Tuesday nights but at the new time of 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Several community members and MTU students as well as members of our Elaine Bacon Literacy Program have been enjoying the class for several semesters now, but new … Continue reading Free Zoom Class: Mandarin Chinese Class with Shasha Zhang (Fall 2022)