Events for the Public
All of the below events are open for the public. We would like you to plan carefully before registering with us so that we have enough seats for participants. If you register for our events but change your plan, kindly notify us by email to email@example.com. If you would like to be an American Center member, please register.
***REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS EXCEPT THOSE NOTED OTHERWISE. Register here.***
All events take place at 1st Floor of the Rose Garden Tower at 170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, except those noted otherwise. Remember to take your ID with you.
|Oct. 1, 9:00 - 11:00||Conversation +||Mike Tran|
|Oct. 1, 3:30 - 4:30||60 Minutes with the Press Officer||Lisa B. Wishman, U.S. Embassy|
|Oct. 2, 3:30 - 4:30||U.S. Economy - Innovation and Entrepreneurialism
|Brett Rose, U.S. Embassy|
|Oct. 6, 3:00 - 5:00||Conversation +||Mike Tran|
|Oct. 7, 10:00 - 11:00||Conversation Hour: Dieting and Nutrition||Nicole Bright-Hardee|
|Oct. 8, 9:00 - 10:00||Conversation +||Mike Tran|
|Oct. 8, 10:00 - 11:30||American English Club||AC Interns|
|Oct. 9, 4:00 - 7:00||IIE U.S. Higher Education Fair
at Melia Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi
|Oct. 10, 2:00 - 3:30||Debate Club||AC Interns|
|Oct. 10, 3:30 - 4:30||Game Hour: Apples to Apples and popcorn||AC Interns|
|Oct. 14, 10:00 - 11:00||Conversation Hour: Columbus Day||Nicole Bright-Hardee|
|Oct. 15, 9:00 - 11:00||Conversation +||Mike Tran|
|Oct. 15, 3:00 - 4:00||Discover America: Chicago - The Windy City||Yoon Durbin|
|Oct. 16, 1:00 - 2:00||Book Club Pre-event: The Book Thief||Jocelyn White, U.S. Embassy HN|
|Oct. 16, 2:00 - 3:30||American English Club||AC Interns|
|Oct. 17, 10:00 - 11:30||Debate Club||AC Interns|
|Oct. 17, 1:00 - 2:00||Book Club Pre-event: The Book Thief||Jocelyn White, U.S. Embassy|
|Oct. 17, 3:00 - 4:30||The Elevator Pitch: How to Sell Someone an Idea in 30 Seconds||Chris Schirm, U.S. Embassy|
|Oct. 21, 10:00 - 11:00||Conversation Hour: Love and Marriage||Nicole Bright-Hardee|
|Oct. 28, 10:00 - 11:00||Conversation Hour: Halloween||Nicole Bright-Hardee|
|Oct. 29, 2:00 - 3:30||American English Club||AC Interns|
|Oct. 29, 3:30 - 4:30||Halloween in the U.S.
||Jill Kester, Senior English Language Fellow|
|Nov. 7, 2:00 - 3:00||Book Club Meeting: The Book Thief||Jocelyn White, U.S. Embassy|
Tuesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 am
Nicole Bright-Hardee, Guest Speaker
October 1, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Lisa B. Wishman, U.S. Embassy
Would you like to know what’s in the U.S. news? Would you like to chat with the U.S. Embassy’s Press Officer Lisa Bess Wishman? If so, please plan to join her at the American Center on the first Wednesday of every month from 3:30 – 4:30. Lisa, a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, has served in Tel Aviv, Israel; Ottawa, Canada; and Washington, D.C. After having studied Vietnamese in Hanoi for 11 months, she assumed her position as the Embassy’s press officer in August 2014 and will remain in Vietnam through summer 2016. She looks forward to getting to know you better.
Lisa will hold her first chat on Wednesday, October 1 from 3:30 to 4:30. See you there.
Breth Rose, U.S. Embassy
What makes the U.S. the world’s leading economic power? Find out from this presentation. Brett will guide you through discussion on U.S. economy in general, the state of the U.S. economy, with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurialism. He will help you explore the economic conditions in the U.S. and give you helpful insights on how you market yourself to U.S. companies.
October 10, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Join us for a round of the board game Apples to Apples. It’s a fun game that will let you try your English in a fun environment and we’ll have popcorn too! Apples to Apples allows everyone to be a judge and decide the winning hand.
October 29, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Jill Kester, Senior English Language Fellow
Interested in vampires and bone-chilling stories from beyond the grave? Join us to talk about the scariest holiday of all in the US: Halloween! We'll discuss the history and meaning behind the holiday and its symbols, current traditions and, if you aren't too scared, we'll tell you a ghost story or two! Wear orange and black to show your Halloween spirit.
Events in 2013
- Trace Effects - A collaborative English language video game experience for students ages 12-16. Learn English and explore American culture through puzzles, games, and adventures in an interactive world.