• ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER

    21.01.2019 11:53 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Alaska is a U.S. state in the northwest extremity of North America. There, in the ice-blue underwater world you can communicate to whales. And the Klondike Gold Rush was a migration of prospectors but majority went in vain. The USA purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867 for the sum of $7.2 ...

  • WINTER WONDERLAND

    14.01.2019 12:08 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

     Learning about the history and traditions of your nation, going back to your roots is important. The Old New Year or the Orthodox New Year is an informal traditional holiday in Ukraine, celebrated as the start of the New Year by the Julian calendar. The Old New Year falls on January 14 in the Gregorian ...

  • 'YELLOWHAMMER" FROM ALABAMA

    08.01.2019 11:45 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Alabama is nicknamed the Yellowhammer State, after the state bird.The yellowhammer became the official state bird of Alabama in 1927. Soldiers from Alabama were nicknamed “yellowhammers” in the Civil War due to their grey-and-yellow uniforms, which matched the colors of the bird. We watched ...

  • CHRISTMAS SURPRISES

    24.12.2018 10:20 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    The United States of America has many different traditions and ways that people celebrate Christmas, because of its multi-cultural nature. In the first half of the 19th century, Christmas was a very different kind of holiday than it is today. People did not have a set way of celebrating. Christmas was ...

  • Per aspera ad astra

    19.12.2018 08:31 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    An interactive event "Per aspera ad astra” from 13.00 till 16.00 will be happening this upcoming Sunday, December 23, at the “Window on America” center. Mykyta Kotsehub, FLEX City Representative and admitted student to Minerva Schools at KGI will talk about:  ►Applying ...

  • BEES IN THE LIBRARY

    18.12.2018 07:09 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    A spelling bee is a competition  in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. Historically the word bee has been used to describe a get-together for  communal work, like a husking bee, a quilting bee, or ...

  • Dinosaurs English Speed-Date

    10.12.2018 12:13 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    The first speed-dating event took place at Pete’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998. Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events. People are rotated to meet each other over a series of short dialogues usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization ...

  • Virtual friends

    03.12.2018 11:22 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Last meeting in Window on America Centre we started playing a game “Two Truth, One Lie”. On December 2, 2018 the visitors discussed different ways of finding English speaking friends online. They also shared their own cyber security advices. There are thousands of people who can help you ...

  • How to find English speaking friends

    29.11.2018 12:58 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    English Conversation Club is waiting for its members on December 2, 2018 at 11.00 a.m. Window on America Center invites you to discuss the details of “How To Make Friends Online”. Tired of talking to yourself? Are you stuck at home, or feel shy about going out on your own to meet new people? ...

  • Why do Americans watch football on Thanksgiving

    26.11.2018 08:26 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    On November 25, 2018 Kherson Window on America Centre hosted a holiday meeting. The members of the English Conversation Club discussed the Thanksgiving traditions and history. Football on Thanksgiving might seem like a modern tradition, but Americans have been taking to the gridiron on Turkey Day since ...


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