Spring 2013 Activities

Charlas y chocolate: Wednesday January 30th from 2-5pm. Stop by McCandless to check in with the program, chat a bit in Spanish, and try some of Ruth’s delicious hot chocolate.

Dinner at Old San Juan restaurant in Lexington: Wednesday February 20th 5pm-7pm. Taste popular dishes from Cuba and Puerto Rico and talk to the owners about their experiences. In collaboration with Dr. Glover’s Foundations 112 course.

Tertulia:  Saturday March 23rd, time TBA. Meet and greet students admitted to the program for 2014 at the Today’s Tiger event. We’ll have snacks, a cultural activity, and time to talk and get to know each other.

Spanish for Equine Professionals: Tuesday March 26th from 11-12:30. Learn vocabulary related to the equine industry and practice your conversation skills by talking about equine-related topics. In collaboration with the Equine Scholars program.

Salsa lessons: Wednesdays at 6pm in the Rec. Learn to dance or show off your skills every Wednesday.

Volunteer Opportunities

GED classes with Hispanic Initiative: Mondays and Wednesdays at 6pm. Georgetown.

Scott County Preschool Family Resource Center: Daytime and after school hours available. Georgetown.

Village library after school tutoring program: Monday to Thursday, 4-8pm. Lexington.

Iglesia Nueva Vida Bible Study: provide childcare Wednesday and Fridays, 7-9 pm. Lexington.

Trainings of interest to Spanish speakers

Promotores de Salud: The Promotores program offers a free 40-hour health education program to volunteers who agree to share their new health knowledge with their family, friends and others in their community. The training, conducted over 12-13 weeks, covers a variety of health topics. Taught in Spanish, Late March/early April, time and date TBA Lexington

Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter training: 40 hour training course that will train you on best practices and techniques of medical interpreting. Course costs $350 but there are a number of scholarships for $275 available. Click here for more information. Held over two consecutive weekends February 15-17 and March 1-3. Lexington

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