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
Snowshoe Party at Nara Nature Park
Puti, Vafah, Tani, Jan, Beth, Miriam, and Maria strike a pose before snowshoeing! Brief history about Snowshoes can be found in here It was a beautiful day to snowshoe! Some treats after, thank you to Miyoko and Cindy who prepare the snacks. The Nisu bread + Thimbleberry jam is a very good combo! Some of … Continue reading Snowshoe Party at Nara Nature Park
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
Winter Semester 2023: International Neighbors
Come join us to this Winter Semester programs! There will be some new presentation about many topics. The events are free and feel free to share the info and bring your friends and families to join this program:
Organizations to Serve International Community
Meet three local organizations that promote communication and friendship across cultures and throughout the Copper Country community: The Elaine Bacon Literacy Program, International Neighbors, and Canterbury House. These organizations benefit international students and their families as well as community members from the U.S. or abroad.
New from EBLP: Learning 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 EBLP: Learning 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)
International Neighbors 2022 – Fall Semester
Come join International Neighbors meeting every: Thursday, from 10 - noon, at Portage Lake United Church (across the MTU Administration Building). Here is the schedule for Fall 2022: Diary Dates International Neighbors First meeting, September 8th 2022 Second meeting, September 15th 2022
The 33rd Parade of Nations
Since 1989, the Houghton and Hancock communities have been celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the Keweenaw. This year's theme is: The World is One The Elaine Bacon Literacy Program and International Neighbors will carry its new banner in the parade. Members, non-members, Americans, International residents—EVERYONE—is welcome to join us at the head of the … Continue reading The 33rd Parade of Nations
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