Oscar Party

Some days after the Oscars were awarded in Hollywood, the Movie Group came together to celebrate the Oscars winners and the winners of the Oscar guessing game. IN members competed by guessing who the Oscar winners were going to be. Martha B. organized the game and the...

Remembering Susanne Waltjen

By Robyn Longtime leader of the Go Go Tea Group Susanne (Susi) Waltjen passed away March 13, 2021 aged 90. She was an elegant lady from Switzerland who settled in Ann Arbor in 1985, joining International Neighbors right away. Susi is remembered for her kindness,...

Summer Groups

Several groups are going to continue to meet during the summer months and would be delighted for you to join them. Interested in reading different kinds of books this summer? Most of the Reading groups will meet during the summer and are welcoming new members. We are...

Attacks on Asians

By Shirley We have been seeing stories in the media of attacks directed at Asians living in this country. We are very concerned with this kind of behavior because we have also heard of incidents in our community. The behaviors range from people yelling and saying bad...

Letter to our Members

By Andra Hi women of International Neighbors: You have a chance to help out your International Neighbors. You can volunteer to help in groups that work to make IN activities possible. There are several positions open and one of them is Vice President. I would love to...

Film Group’s Favorite Time of the Year

By Martha B For the IN Thursday Evening Film Group, the month in which Oscars are awarded is one of our favorite times of the year! Usually held in February, this year we have had to wait “on pins and needles” until April to enjoy one of our favorite group traditions....

My Private “OSCARS” In Retrospect

By Marja Since I have not followed up the Oscars 2021 nominations, instead, I shortlist the best movies of all time – in my humble opinion. As an outdated dinosaur, I look back by putting together a list of my personal favorites from the 1930s to 2010. I neither rate...

Animation

By Shirley This month we are celebrating the movies and I have to confess that the films I am interested in are the animated movies. I have always loved animation. While growing up it didn’t seem remarkable since I still have to meet a child who doesn’t like watching...

Hollywood and the Oscars

By Robyn, in easy English Hollywood in Oscar season is magic. The stars! The red carpet and beautiful clothes! Who will win the Oscars? We watch it on TV but what is it like for the people who live in Hollywood? First, the good part. It’s fun to see Hollywood getting...