Workshops, Trips & Tours give students even more opportunities to practice English, improve communication skills, connect with our community & explore New York City.
Workshops focus on skills like academic & creative writing, reading literature, finances, computers & technology, higher education, job training & more. Led by experienced volunteers, workshops are free & open to current members of the International Center.
CURRENT & UPCOMING:
Tuesday | 4–5:30pm
Dec. 1, 2020
Learn & practice basic drawing techniques with artist & IC student José Manuel Barrera in this online workshop. Space is limited.
Open to current students & volunteers. Sign up with Anna.
Wednesdays | 5–6:30pm
Dec 2 & 9, 2020
Improve your computer skills & learn about apps including Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp, Google Drive, & more. When registering, please share which topics & questions you’d like to discuss.
Open to current students & volunteers. Sign up with Silvana.
Story Club II: Exploring American Voices
Wednesdays | 5:30–7pm
Nov. 4–Dec. 23, 2020
Join us for the second round of our Story Club, led by Rachel Conrad. We will continue to explore “American Voices,” short stories selected from the StoryCorps project representing a variety of American voices, language, culture, & experiences.
Level: High Intermediate/Advanced.
NOTE: No required book--students will read short stories available online.
The International Women's Book Lovers Club
The International Women’s Book Lovers Club, established by students from the International Center & led by Volunteer Tamara Kirson, has been meeting continuously since February 2019. Meet the students in Book Club—women from around the world who have found community & friendship through reading powerful stories & sharing their own.
Trips & Tours
Each month, volunteers lead groups of students on trips & tours around New York City, including museums, landmarks, walking tours, performances & more.
*Our Trips & Tours program is paused until further notice.*