Thursday, June 10, 2010 11:18 PM
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-CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
-Spanish short story discussion El improvisador Casimiro Mendoza.
-Meeting dates and venues.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
I am seat of a committee to organise a fund-raiser to raise money for safe drinking water in Bolivia.
We need some more hands and brains.
If you would be interested in helping, and you can commit to coming to about an hour-long meeting about once every two weeks, please email me, Kichiji, at [address removed].
If you have downloaded the Microsoft Word document, "casimiro.doc", from our Files section, then please write me at [address removed], even if you have already contacted me.
I have decided to start discussions about once a month about short stories in Spanish for those who are interested. I will digitally distribute each short story with notes and selected
vocabulary. I will pick a day that I will especially encourage people to discuss the
story. Note that you can discuss the story on any day, and on the chosen day you don't
have to discuss the story, but picking a day increases the likelyhood that
several readers will be there on the same day to discuss the
We will start with "El improvisador Casimiro Mendoza" by Rowena A. Rivera.
Please download the Microsoft Word document, "casimiro.doc", from our Files section.
I spent several hours adding vocabulary and notes to the end of this document, so please make sure that you have the latest version of this document.
There are five meetings in the near future
. The first will take place on
. The third will take place on
. The fourth will take place on
. The fifth will take place on
Saturday, June 12th, at 12:00pm (Noon), at Uptown Stage and Screen, 612 8th Av SW, meeting after the film at the Second Cup at 607 8th Av SW
Saturday, June 12th, at 8:30pm, at Soho Bar and Grill, 801 6 St SW
Friday, June 18th, at 7:00pm, at Uptown Stage and Screen, 612 8th Av SW
Sunday, June 20th, at 12:30pm, at Yamato Dessert Cafe, 1322 Centre St NE
Tuesday, June 29th, at 6:30pm, at Higher Ground Cafe, 1126 Kensington Rd NW
These are 2, 2, 8, 10, and 19 days from now.
Please go now, and RSVP for these.
Please especially look at the event the day after Tomorrow, Saturday, June 12th,
at 8:30pm. We'll be dancing at Soho Bar and Grill, 801 6 St SW. There
are free dance lessons at 9:00pm. Cover charge is $10.
I am looking forward to seeing us at the meetings!