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Below is a complete listing of ongoing Conversation Cafes. Send us your listing. Unless otherwise indicated the topics vary widely.

 

BELARUS:  Located in the center of Europe

Gomel: "Portofino" Lenina,av.,2 or "Grill House" Kirova st.,35 English Speaking Club
Every Sunday, 3.00-5.30 p.m.
Contact: Vlad, vlad.behaviour@gmail.com; +375293436653  

CANADA:  By province/city alphabetically

ALBERTA:

Calgary: Midtown Market Co-op
1130 - 11th Ave. SW, Calgary AB
3rd Sunday of every month, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Lois, 403-239-3419, loisfaris@yahoo.ca

ONTARIO:

London: East Village Coffeehouse
785 Dundas St.
1st Wednesday of every month, 6:30-9:00 pm
Contact: Michael, 519-282-6458, mgandhid@live.ca

Unionville (Greater Toronto): Unionville Conversation Cafe
Timothy's Coffee, 182 Main Street, Unionville
2nd Monday of every month, 7:30-9:00 pm
Contact: Mary, 905-475-1578, imaryg@aol.com
or Monica, 416-491-2375

JAPAN: 

Yamagata City: Mamigasaki Espresso, "Kisha PoPo"
Please join us as often as possible
Every Monday, 2:00-4:00 pm (Conversations in Japanese)
Contact: Maiyim Baron, MaiyimBaron@JapaneseInterpreter.com 090-9748-8991

NETHERLANDS: 

Utrecht: Het Dialoog Cafe Utrecht, Restaurant De Brouwerij, enzovoorts, Odenveltlaan 2, 3451 ZN, Vleuten (Utrecht)
First Tuesday of every month, 7:00 pm
Contact: Eugene Boeldak, +31611350155, rdboeldak@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/dialoogcafe, http://twitter.com/dialoogcafe

SERBIA: 

Niš: American Corner
Obrenovićeva 20/III floor
Conversations in English, year-round
Conversation Club: Every other Monday, 5:30-6:30 pm
Youth Club: Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 pm
Communication Workshop: Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 pm
Contact: +381 18 524 583, amcornerni@nbss.rs, www.ac-nis.net

Novi Sad: American Corner
Petra Drapsina 3
Conversations in English: year-round
Conversation Club: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
Conversations for Kids: Fridays, 5:00 pm
Youth Group: Fridays, 6:30 pm
Conversations for advanced learners--Culture Survival
   Workshop: Every second Thursday, 6:30 pm
Contact: +381 21 47 22 840, Email: novisad@americancorners.rs; Website: www.ac-novisad.org

UNITED KINGDOM: 

Brighton: Add Colour Cafe
64-65 North Road
For meeting times and more information, visit:   http://www.meetup.com/conversationcafe-brighton
Co-hosts: Peter Varley, Organizer, and Sally Turner
Contact: Peter +447593234177

Chichester, West Sussex: The Fountain
29 Southgate, Chichester
4th Wednesday of each month, 7:00-9:00 pm
For information, visit:
http://www.meetup.com/Chichester-Conversation-Cafe/
Organiser: Peter Beharrell, +447545806716

UNITED STATES: By state/city alphabetically

ARIZONA:

Gold Canyon: Mountain Brew Coffee House
6832 S. Kings Ranch Road #5 off Hwy. 60
2nd Tuesday of every month, 9:30-11:00 am
Contact: Christine Smith, 480-288-8969, christine-smith@talktalk.net

CALIFORNIA:

San Diego:  The Sangha Cafe (located inside The Unity Center)
8999 Activity Road, San Diego, CA 92126
Every Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Contact: The Unity Center, 858-689-6500

FLORIDA:

(Orlando) Casselberry: Books a Million
17-92 & 436; Sponsored by Hostel International Florida Council
On-going Topic:  Travel & World Citizenry
4th Wednesday of every month, 7:30 pm
Contact: Jim Coppens, 407-261-0914, coppens1@juno.com

ILLINOIS:

Chicago: Playful's Gang Conversation Cafe (on meetup)
Visit over coffee CITY (or other beverages & eats)
Sometimes held at the Rock 'n Roll McDonalds, downtown Chicago
4th Thursday of odd-numbered months; location rotates (email or join website for info)
Contact: http://www.meetup.com/A-Palyful-Chicagoland/ or email: playfulwithyou33@yahoo.com (Catt aka Playful)

MINNESOTA:

St. Paul: Area Council of Churches, SPACC
Interfaith conversations on the topics of faith & society
1671 Summit Ave.
3rd Monday, 7:00-8:30 pm
Contact: Joan, joan@pleromacoaching.com

NEW YORK:

Great Neck: Great Neck Public Library, Socrates Salon
159 Bayview Ave.
On-going Topic: Socratic Conversations
One Friday/month, Irregular schedule:
announced on website: www.socratesway.com
Contact: Ron Gross, grossassoc@aol.com

Manhattan: Gottesman Library, Columbia University
525 West 120 St.
On-going Topic: Socratic Conversations
Two Thursdays/month, 4:00 pm, Irregular schedule: announced on website: www.socratesway.com
Contact: Ron Gross, grossassoc@aol.com

MASSACHUSETTS:

Boston: Hostelling International
19 Stuart St. Zip: 02116
Contact: Paul Kuhne, 857-362-0266, community.boston@hiusa.org; www.bostonhostel.org; paul.kuhne@hiusa.org

OHIO:

Cleveland: Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westgate
1st Wednesday of every month, 6:30-8:00 pm
Contact: Christine Zust, 440-777-8373, christine@zustco.com

TEXAS:

Austin: Oak Hill Conversation Cafe, Hampton Branch at Oak Hill Library, 5125 Convict Hill Rd., Austin, TX 78749
3rd Saturday of every month, 10:30 am
Contact: Jo Virgil, jovirgil@gmail.com

North Austin: Sherlock's Baker St. Pub and Grill
9012 Research Blvd., Austin, TX 78758
2nd and 4th Sunday afternoons, 2:30-4:00 pm
Contact: Mike Ignatowski, mike.ignatowski@gmail.com

VIRGINIA:

Richmond: Film Showing followed by Conversation Cafe
Please contact host for locations, dates, and time
Irregular Schedule;
Contact: Jacquelyn Pogue, 804-784-2626, info@richmondactiondialogues.org

WASHINGTON:

Kingston: "The North Kitsap Conversation Cafe" (formerly in Hansville): Flying Pickle, Kingston, WA (location subject to change, so please email to confirm and/or to get directions)
3rd Friday, 2:30-4:00 pm (excluding holidays)
Contact: Sharon, 360-638-2536, keeptrees@gmail.com

Port Townsend: Hwy. 20 Roadhouse
2152 W. Sims Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368; 360-385-7747
Fridays, 11:45 - 1:30; Lunch available for purchase (optional).
Contact: Henry Werch, 360-379-0386, henrywerch@gmail.com. Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PTconversationcafe.

Seattle (Wallingford): Tully's Coffee 206-632-5259
2100 N. 45th St.
Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm
Contact: Jerry, 206-329-5454, jerryweissman@hotmail.com

Seattle (Wallingford): Wallingford Community Senior Center 
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N. (Good Shepherd Bldg.), Ste 140, 98103
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Contact: Lara, larao@wallingfordseniors.org

 

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