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Resident e-News | September 22, 2011

I-House e-News is a bi-weekly email to all residents with upcoming events, contests and networking opportunities.Your e-news will be emailed to you every other week. Stay up to date on all things I-House!



Sunday, September 25, 9:45 am
Hosting/Host Family Picnic
Get out of Berkeley and enjoy a lovely barbeque picnic with American host families at a country park. Enjoy fresh air, delicious food, Frisbees, baseball, and of course, interesting conversation with families who want to meet you. You may meet, though not guaranteed, your very own host family to be your friends and introduce you to the greater Bay Area.  All international students interested in the hosting program are welcome.  This event is free and transportation from I-House provided. To sign up, please visit the I-House Program Office, or Ihprograms@berkeley.edu

Saturday, October 1, 10 am - 4 pm
Contra Costa Community Visit-
The Ultimate Cross-Cultural Excursion!
Meet Walnut Creek Rotary families and find out what life in America is like with an old fashioned picnic/bbq, agricultural & winery tour and much more. Space is limited and this trip sells out every year, so sign up in the Program Office ASAP! Cost is $15 for residents.

Saturday, October 1, 10 am - 4 pm
Yoshi's Flipside: A Japanese Culture Experience
Experience contemporary & traditional Japanese Culture in the fabu-lush surroundings of Yoshi's San Francisco. Japanese lunch included! $10 tickets available to I-House residents from Dave Tozer in the Development Office on the 2nd floor. View flyer (pdf) for more details.

Sunday, October 9, 5 pm
Sunday Supper
Experience one of I-House's oldest traditions, Sunday Supper. This exciting evening begins with a reception in the Great Hall at 5, followed by dinner and enterntainment by talented I-House residents at 5:45. Priority is given to those who have never attended a "Supper" in the past. Please sign up by clicking on the link that will be e-mailed to residents directly.

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Full Calendar on-line at ihouse.berkeley.edu

TONIGHT! Thursday, September  22, 7:30 pm
The Development of Regional Architecture and The Role of ASEAN with Ambassador Swajaya

Monday, September  26 & Mondays in October, 8 pm
Sizzling Latin Social Dance Class

Tuesday, September  27, 7 pm
I-House Film Series: Guantanamera

Thursday, October 6, 7:30 pm
I-House Speaker Series: Origins of Political Order with Francis Fukuyama

Friday, October 7, 6 pm
Oktoberfest Dinner

Saturday, October 15, 9 am
The Science of a Meaningful Life Seminar: Taking in the Good

Learn About Other IH Programs-
Including the chance to volunteer and share your culture with local school children through the SPEAKER'S BUREAU PROGRAM or, if you are an international student, find a local family to introduce you to the community through the HOST FAMILY PROGRAM.  For more on all our programs visit the PROGRAMS AND EVENTS page.