Friday, August 22, 2008

St. Louis - Adoption and Cultural Events in Your Area

Today marks the deadline for registration for Wednesday, August 27's seminar on language learning for internationally adopted children. This seminar held in Fenton, Missouri, will be led by English as a Second Language Teacher Gelene Strecker-Sayer.

This event is timely as students enter the school year to possibly learn English for the first time in a formal setting.

Click here for details and RSVP contact information.

Also coming up in St. Louis:

It is your opportunity to shop for Indian saris, see a Vietnamese dragon dance, and sample ethnic foods from around the world. The International Institute's Festival of Nations is this weekend at Tower Grove Park, August 23-24, 2008.

Don't miss out as native volunteers perform an Ethiopian coffee ritual or as Colombian and Chinese artists create works of art with brush painting, tin work, and cut paper.

Additional Resources:
Festival Website
Festival Video
Festival as featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If you have an adoption-related or cultural event in your area, send details to
We will post the information on your branch website to share with all of your local families and friends!


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