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Practica inglés! Practica español! Hablantes de inglés y de español de cada nivel son bienvenidos (nativo, avanzado, principiante). (English written below)

Nos reunimos en un lugar casual y acogedor y practicamos hablando en inglés y español. Pasamos tiempo en inglés (hablantes nativos/avanzados ayudando a personas que quieren aprender inglés) y en español (hablantes nativos/avanzados ayudando a personas que quieren aprender español). Participantes usualmente pasa parte del tiempo como mentor y parte como aprendiz. Juntos fomentamos nuestra comunidad y hacemos relaciones con hablantes de otras culturas y idiomas.

Meet-Ups en marcha:

2do jueves de cada mes (6:30-9:30pm) a Cacao Canela - Lakewood (2013 CHAPEL HILL ROAD, 27707)

4o jueves de cada mes (6:30-9:30pm), lugar pendiente

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Come practice your Spanish! Come practice your English! Spanish and English Speakers of all abilities are welcome (Native, Advanced, Beginning, Aspiring).

We meet in a casual, welcoming environment and practice speaking Spanish & English. We spend time in English (with native/advanced speakers helping English Language Learners) and in Spanish (with native/advanced speakers helping Spanish Language Learners). Participants usually spend part of the evening as a learner and part of the evening as a mentor. We build community and form meaningful cross-cultural and cross-linguistic relationships.

Ongoing Meet-Ups:

2nd Thursdays (6:30-9:30pm) at Cocoa Cinnamon - Lakewood (2013 CHAPEL HILL ROAD, 27707)

4th Thursdays (6:30-9:30pm), Location TBD

Upcoming events (5+)

Lunch to support LEAP-An AMAZING Bilingual PreK on Hillandale Rd.

St Luke's Episcopal Church

The families of all the students served by LEAP-Bilingual PreK and Tutoring program are getting excited about the LEAP Lunch! It's going to be Thursday, April 25th at 12pm. We have been offered a table since we are a really active bilingual group! Come eat, make a donation to support their non-profit, and meet families that would love to have language exchange partners too! Tulia Pascht, Outreach Coordinator for Project Enlightenment at Wake County Schools and a member of the Governor's Hispanic/Latino Advisory Council is the speaker. There will be a song by the students and free lunch made by all the families of the students.(SOOOO amazing food!!!) Come and see all the good work they do and make a donation to help them keep helping Hispanic 4 year olds in Durham prepare for Kindergarten and help tutor other students at night as well!

Spanish-Inglés Exchange at Anita's Pupuseria

Pupuseria Anita

NEW location! We are now meeting at Anita's Pupuseria on the fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:00pm. Anita's is located next to the Trosa Thrift store at 3000 N. Roxboro St. They have Salvadorian food that is delicious and inexpensive! The owners have given us permission to take over the right hand side of the restaurant and we sit at the 4 top tables in smaller groups. This has worked well so far because we can hear better and more people have time to talk with native speakers of both languages. We spend some time in English (with native/advanced speakers helping English Language Learners) and in Spanish (with native/advanced speakers helping Spanish Language Learners). We build community and form meaningful cross-cultural and cross-linguistic relationships. All levels welcome! Lugar Nuevo! Ahora nos quedamos en Anita's Pupuseria el cuarto jueves cada mes de 6:30 a 8:00pm. Esta ubicada al lado de la tienda de segundas- Trosa Thrift - 3000 N ROXBORO ST, Durham, NC 27704. Tienen comida Salvadorena y es deliciosa y no cuesta mucho. Los gerentes nos han dado permiso para ocupar las mesas del lado derecho y nos sentamos en grupitos de 4 personas. Esto funciona bien porque se oye mejor y todo el mundo tiene la oportunidad de hablar. Pasamos tiempo en inglés (hablantes nativos/avanzados ayudando a personas que quieren aprender inglés) y en español (hablantes nativos/avanzados ayudando a personas que quieren aprender español). Juntos fomentamos nuestra comunidad y hacemos relaciones con hablantes de otras culturas e idiomas. Todos niveles son bienvenidos!! **disculpa por mis errores en español... sigo aprendiendo siempre!!

DIA-Dia de los ninos-Dia de los libros

2107 Hillandale Rd

Come volunteer with Durham County Library! Sign up on here or at this link https://doodle.com/poll/p7e5pnuxkp8gz8rf We need teen and adult volunteers to help at our 3rd annual Children's Day- Books Day event on Saturday, April 27th from 11am to 2pm. Last year about 800 people came. Book Harvest will be giving away free books to babies, kids and adults. SACNAS will be running science tables with magnets, circuits, robots and more. There will be outside yard games, face painting, music, and crafts too! We need volunteers to supervise the yard games, help people find their way, keep lines running smoothly, etc.

Conversamos con chocolate y churros en Cocoa Cinnamon -Cacao Canela!

Cocoa Cinnamon / Cacao Canela - Lakewood

Come practice your Spanish and/or English while we eat some churros and drink chocolate! For all ages and levels We have around 30 people come each time and there are levels from beginner to advanced with both languages. Ven y practica tu espanol y/o ingles mientras comemos unos churros y tomamos chocolate. Para todos los niveles y edades. Hay alrededor de 30 personas que vienen cada vez y hay los que son principiantes hasta los que son avanzados con los dos idiomas.

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Conversamos con chocolate y churros en Cocoa Cinnamon -Cacao Canela!

Cocoa Cinnamon / Cacao Canela - Lakewood

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