Friday Dinner, 3/3/17

You are invited to a FREE dinner hosted by UNC International Friends, 6-8pm this Friday (3/3/2017) at University Presbyterian Church. Enter through the student center doors at 110 Henderson Street (1/2 block off Franklin Street).

Please arrive before 6pm to be entered in a drawing for a prize! We will be having several traditional Chinese dishes prepared fresh on site that day. Dinner will be served at 6pm. After dinner we will hear a short talk from IF’s own John Sorrell about the fascinating concept of worldview. We will explore how our beliefs and thoughts effect the way we see the world. After table discussions, we will end before 8pm for everyone who would like to catch the bus – or get a ride with someone there.

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International Potluck, Friday, Feb 17

Hello!

You are invited to a FREE dinner hosted by UNC International Friends, 6-8pm this Friday (2/17/2017) at University Presbyterian Church.  Enter through the student center doors at 110 Henderson Street (1/2 block off Franklin Street). This dinner will be different than our typical Friday’s. This dinner will be our International Potluck, a chance to share your favorite dishes from your home country with the International Friends Community! It is optional, but not necessary to bring a dish to share. But it is a great chance to share you culture’s cuisine with us. If you are able to bring a dish, could you please reply back to me which dish and how many people it is for?

Please arrive before 6pm to be entered in a drawing for a prize! Dinner will be served at 6pm.  After dinner we will be celebrating Valentines Day. We will play a fun get-to-know-you game and have an interactive discussion about Valentines Day and unconditional love.  We will end by 8pm so you can catch the bus home – or get a ride with someone there.

Have a good week!

International Friends

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Friday Dinner Canceled for 2/3/17

I’m sorry, but we JUST got an email from Chapel of the Cross were the dinner is schedule to be this evening that they are going to have to cancel because of the water issue and close the church. It is the lack of water for bathrooms and also lack of a fire sprinkler system if anything were to happen. We have no choice but to cancel. So sorry, we were looking forward to a fun evening together.

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Friday Dinner this week, 2/3/17, different location

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You are invited to a FREE dinner hosted by UNC International Friends 6-8pm (Friday, 2/3/2017) at Chapel of the Cross on Franklin St.  PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT OUR USUAL LOCATION, JUST THIS ONE TIME. Chapel of the Cross is located at 304 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 right next to the Morehead planetarium. https://www.google.com/maps?q=304+East+Franklin+St.,+Chapel+Hill,+NC&spn=0.020274,0.025399&hl=en  This is kind of across Franklin St from our usual location.

Please arrive before 6pm to be entered in a drawing for a prize! Dinner will be served at 6pm.  This week we will be celebrating upcoming Valentines Day. We will play a fun get-to-know-you game and have an interactive discussion about Valentines Day and unconditional love.  We will end by 8pm so you can catch the bus home – or get a ride with someone there.

We look forward to seeing you on Friday before 6pm.

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Free Friday Dinner, Sept 2 @ 6pm

#UNC International Undergrads, Grad Students, Post-Docs, & Visiting Scholars# #Free Dinner # Fun Evening # Meet UNC International Friends # Bring Friends#

You are invited to our first UNC International Friends’ Friday FREE dinner 6-8pm on 9/2/2016 at University Presbyterian Church.  Enter through the student center doors at  157 Henderson Street (1/2 block off Franklin Street).

Our Free Dinner is served at 6pm.  All who arrive by 6pm will be entered in a drawing for a FREE dinner at the Med Deli Restaurant on Franklin Street.  Invite your friends and children accompanied by one or both parents are welcome.

 

Speaker:  Culture Shock:  Being a Stranger in America — Jared Trumbo worked with international students as an International Friends’ at UNC staff member and lived and worked in China for years.  He experienced being a stranger in a foreign land and will offer tips from his experience on how to minimize the culture shock many of you may be experiencing now in America.  After our speaker, there will be discussion by table.

Join us Friday (9/2) by 6pm for free dinner, an inspirational speaker, fun, games, and opportunities to meet international and American friends.

 

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Hiking at Hanging Rock, April 2nd

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Come join us! Reserve your spot for our annual hiking and waterfall trip to Hanging Rock State Park on Sat, April 2nd.

Go to:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EslbILA4z314Cu4uuTpaykZ6bR2qLJ6XIhcE7VdgQyA/viewform    by next Friday, March 25th to sign up.

Thanks!
International Friends Team

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Hiking at Hanging Rock! November 7th

Look across miles of autumn orange and red foliage at Hanging Rock State Park, Stokes County, North Carolina, USA. The eroded quartzite knob called Hanging Rock rises to 2150 feet elevation. The park is 30 miles (48 km) north of Winston-Salem, and approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) from Danbury. Hanging Rock State Park is located in the Sauratown Mountain Range, which is made up of monadnocks (or inselbergs, isolated hills) that are separated from the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains. Prominent peaks in the Sauratown range rise from 1,700 feet (520 m) to more than 2,500 feet (760 m) in elevation and stand in contrast to the surrounding countryside, which averages only 800 feet (240 m) in elevation. Named for the Saura Native Americans who were early inhabitants of the region, the Sauratown Mountains are the erosion-resistant quartzite remnants of mountains pushed up between 250 and 500 million years ago.

We are taking a hiking trip to Hanging Rock State Park on Saturday, November 7th. International Friends will provide the transportation and you will pack your own lunch. Also, bring money for dinner as we will stop at a restaurant on the way home. The cost is $20 per person and you must pre-register so we know how many vans we will need to rent. . Here is the link to register.

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