Mark Your Calendar
We offer Language Conversation Hours in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic and German. Here's the schedule. (The Charlotte Observer recently ran a wonderful story about our extremely popular Conversation Hours. Read it here.)
Sat., Mar. 14: At this month's Storytime young readers will create puppets for a puppet show! Families with kids pre-K to 10 are invited. More info.
Sat., March 28: Children's World of Play at ImaginOn. Noon to 4 p.m. More info.
Mar 21 - Apr 11: High school youth ambassadors from Chile and Argentina will visit. Through a U.S. State Department initiative, they'll learn about youth empowerment, volunteerism and leadership. We're looking for families to host our 17 guests. Hosting teens are invited to participate in all meetings and workshops. For more information about being a Home Host, please contact Johnelle Caswell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis: AmeriCorps positions are open for 2015-2016 program year.
Citizen diplomacy efforts are in high gear this winter. The countries and plans include:
Chile & Argentina