Chicago Language Exchange Meetup
Monday, February 27, 2017

Professionals from Romania and Russia attended. We had a good conversation about language, jobs and travel.

Chicago Language Exchange Meetup
Monday, February 13

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bar 63
6341 N. Broadway in Chicago
Professionals from Kenya, Thailand and Russia attended. We had a good conversation about travel, camping (and the danger of bears) and the Maasai people.

Chicago Language Exchange Meetup
Monday, January 23, 2017

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bar 63
6341 N. Broadway in Chicago
People from Mexico, Russia and the U.S. attended. Of course, we had to talk about Donald Trump’s new administration. We also talked about the pros and cons of life and death.

Chicago Language Exchange Meetup
Monday, January 9, 2017

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bar 63
6341 N. Broadway in Chicago

Christmas Dinner
Sunday, December 25, 2016

2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Rogers Park in Chicago
(near the corner of Pratt and Sheridan)
This evening was open to all international professionals and I had guests from China, Honduras, Russia, Sweden, Germany, Japan and Palestine. We enjoyed a Christmas feast, played a gift-exchange game, did a little dancing and had a wonderful time. Everyone was glad they came.

Chicago Language Exchange Meetup
Monday, December 12, 2016

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bar 63
6341 N. Broadway in Chicago

Chicago Language Exchange Meetup
Monday, November 28, 2016

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bar 63
6341 N. Broadway in Chicago

Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 24, 2016

2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Rogers Park in Chicago
(near the corner of Pratt and Sheridan)
Fifteen of us from Mexico, Honduras, Palestine, Lebanon, Russia and other countries enjoyed a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner, conversation and fun.

Chicago Language Exchange Meetup
Monday, November 14, 2016

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bar 63
6341 N. Broadway in Chicago

29 October Halloween Party – 2016

Lots of guests, creative desserts and good conversation.

24 October Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

People from Colombia, South Korea, Russia and India attended. We discussed the Chicago Cubs baseball team, the American presidential election and different cultures.

10 October Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

Good talk about American racism.

26 September Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

Conversation practice in English and Mandarin.

12 September Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

Conversation practice in English, French and Spanish

5 September Labor Day Party – 2016

plenty of guests, good food and conversations in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.

22 August Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

conversations took place in English, French and Spanish

8 August Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

good talk about American culture.

25 July Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

fun chat with people from Brazil, Spain, Russia and Iran.

11 July Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

conversation about prejudice and American racism. Attendees were from Spain, Iran, Russia, South Korea, France and the U.S.

4 July Chicago Language Exchange Meetup – 2016

a genuine American celebration of independence with grilled food, good conversation and going out to the lakefront to watch fireworks.