Upstate International provides intriguing events and programs that will connect you with our international community. Find your way to explore our local global cultures.

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Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans 7:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans @ Sears Shelter
Join the Greenville International Folk Dancers every Monday in April as Croatian dancer Sandy Srelz teaches us popular dances from different sides of the Adriatic. Mondays, April 1 – 29 (5 weeks) 7:00 -8:00 pm…
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Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging 10:00 am
Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am
Learn about the Japanese art of Ikebana, the formal arranging of flowers according to strict guidelines.
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ShalomFest 2019 10:30 am
ShalomFest 2019
Apr 7 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
ShalomFest 2019 @ Temple of Israel Campus
               A Jewish Cultural, Music, Food, Art, Dancing  Festival                   Don’t miss this free, fun, family-friendly festival on Sunday, April 7…
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Islam Awareness Week at Clemson University 4:30 pm
The Trump Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 5:30 pm
The Trump Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm
The Trump Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict @ Furman University, Watkins Room (Trone Student Center)
Jointly hosted by the World Affairs Council Upstate andFurman’s Department of Politics & International Affairs Moderated by Akan Malici, this panel discussion will assess both the background of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and efforts to resolve…
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans 7:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans @ Sears Shelter
Join the Greenville International Folk Dancers every Monday in April as Croatian dancer Sandy Srelz teaches us popular dances from different sides of the Adriatic. Mondays, April 1 – 29 (5 weeks) 7:00 -8:00 pm…
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Hiking with the UIWG 9:00 am
Hiking with the UIWG
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Hiking with the UIWG @ Starbucks parking lot | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Come out and enjoy a nice hike with the UIWG on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, starting in September.Meet at the Starbucks on E. North St. UIWG Events are brought to you by Upstate…
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Stride & Stroll 9:00 am
Stride & Stroll
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am
 
Stride and Stroll with the UIWG 9:00 am
Stride and Stroll with the UIWG
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am
Stride and Stroll with the UIWG @ Cleveland Zoo Parking Lot | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
For ladies of all ages and fitness levels, children who can walk 3 miles, babies in strollers. . .Join the Upstate International Women’s Group for Stride and Stroll on the 2nd Thursday of every month!…
Grow Your Business: Brexit Live 4:00 pm
Grow Your Business: Brexit Live
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Grow Your Business: Brexit Live @ Upstate SC Alliance
Since the formation of the European Union in 1993, companies in the United States have been able to use it as a gateway for trade in Europe. With the common set of regulations, companies have…
Avital meets Avital 7:00 pm
Avital meets Avital
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
Avital meets Avital @ Peace Center, Gunter Theatre
Avi Avital was the first mandolin soloist to be nominated for a classical Grammy® Award. Omer Avital has been named “one of the most exciting musicians to come onto the jazz scene in the last…
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Islam Awareness Dinner 5:30 pm
Islam Awareness Dinner
Apr 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Islam Awareness Dinner @ Madren Center Auditorium
The Muslim Student Association (MSA) would like to invite you to the Islam Awareness Dinner on April 12th at the Madren Center Auditorium. Guests will enjoy a traditional halal buffet dinner, dialogue, Q & A,…
Italian Conversation Club 7:20 pm
Italian Conversation Club
Apr 12 @ 7:20 pm – 8:20 pm
Italian Conversation Club @ Upstate International
Italian Conversation Club Looking to gather together a mix of Italians and non-Italian lovers of the Italian language for conversation in what is one of the world’s most beautiful languages.  Whether  you are native Italian…
Melodic Dreaming 7:30 pm
Melodic Dreaming
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm
Melodic Dreaming @ Carolina Music Museum
We are excited to offer an audience interactive event, Melodic Dreaming, for our final Greenville concert of Season 19! We play music and you make art! Spontaneous collaborations between musicians and audience. Express what you…
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“A History of the Baha’i Faith in SC” Author Talk and Potluck Dinner 6:30 pm
“A History of the Baha’i Faith in SC” Author Talk and Potluck Dinner
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm
"A History of the Baha'i Faith in SC" Author Talk and Potluck Dinner @ Greenville Baha'i Center
You are invited to a book talk by author Louis Venters as he discusses his book A History of the Baha’i Faith in SC.   6:30 pm Potluck Dinner 7:30 pm Program Louis Venters, Ph.D. Associate…
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Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans 7:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans @ Sears Shelter
Join the Greenville International Folk Dancers every Monday in April as Croatian dancer Sandy Srelz teaches us popular dances from different sides of the Adriatic. Mondays, April 1 – 29 (5 weeks) 7:00 -8:00 pm…
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Come From Away
Come From Away
Apr 16 all-day
Come From Away @ The Peace Center
Friday, April 16 -21 Various times  The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.  Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America! It’s not just the story of what happened on 9/11 but the day after,…
Monthly Coffee & Conversation with the UIWG 10:00 am
Monthly Coffee & Conversation with the UIWG
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am
Monthly Coffee & Conversation with the UIWG @ Panera | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Join the International Women’s Club for our monthly Coffee & Conversation.  Meet new people in a relaxed and easy environment, many of us are from abroad while just as many are from the US; we love to share…
Italian Conversation Club 7:20 pm
Italian Conversation Club
Apr 16 @ 7:20 pm – 8:20 pm
Italian Conversation Club @ Upstate International
Italian Conversation Club Looking to gather together a mix of Italians and non-Italian lovers of the Italian language for conversation in what is one of the world’s most beautiful languages.  Whether  you are native Italian…
Interfaith Night at the Peace Center/ Come From Away 7:30 pm
Interfaith Night at the Peace Center/ Come From Away
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm
Interfaith Night at the Peace Center/ Come From Away @ The Peace Center
SPECIAL OFFER for the Interfaith Community: We are thrilled to be collaborating with the Peace Center for a special Interfaith Night at Come From Away on April 16, 2019. The Peace Center has generously provided a special…
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Come From Away
Come From Away
Apr 17 all-day
Come From Away @ The Peace Center
Friday, April 16 -21 Various times  The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.  Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America! It’s not just the story of what happened on 9/11 but the day after,…
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Come From Away
Come From Away
Apr 18 all-day
Come From Away @ The Peace Center
Friday, April 16 -21 Various times  The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.  Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America! It’s not just the story of what happened on 9/11 but the day after,…
Note: No Ladies’ Night Out this Month 6:30 pm
Note: No Ladies’ Night Out this Month
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Note: No Ladies' Night Out this Month @ Upstate International/Various restaurants | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Enjoy a night out at a local internationally-themed restaurant with the women of Upstate International Women’s Group on the 3rd Thursday of every month. A different location is chosen each month, so make sure you…
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Come From Away
Come From Away
Apr 19 all-day
Come From Away @ The Peace Center
Friday, April 16 -21 Various times  The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.  Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America! It’s not just the story of what happened on 9/11 but the day after,…
Turkish Cooking Demonstration with Lunch 11:30 am
Turkish Cooking Demonstration with Lunch
Apr 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Turkish Cooking Demonstration with Lunch @ Upstate International | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Join the Atlantic Institute at Upstate International on the 3rd Friday of the month to learn how to cook authentic Turkish food. (September 14th – April 19th). April is Turkish Baklava. Each Class is $15 and includes a…
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Come From Away
Come From Away
Apr 20 all-day
Come From Away @ The Peace Center
Friday, April 16 -21 Various times  The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.  Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America! It’s not just the story of what happened on 9/11 but the day after,…
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Come From Away
Come From Away
Apr 21 all-day
Come From Away @ The Peace Center
Friday, April 16 -21 Various times  The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.  Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America! It’s not just the story of what happened on 9/11 but the day after,…
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Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans 7:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans @ Sears Shelter
Join the Greenville International Folk Dancers every Monday in April as Croatian dancer Sandy Srelz teaches us popular dances from different sides of the Adriatic. Mondays, April 1 – 29 (5 weeks) 7:00 -8:00 pm…
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Fitness Walk 9:00 am
Fitness Walk
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am
 
Long Fitness Walk with the UIWG 9:00 am
Long Fitness Walk with the UIWG
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am
Long Fitness Walk with the UIWG @ Cleveland Zoo Parking Lot | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Get in shape with the International Women’s Group on the fourth Tuesday of every month in our long fitness walk! Meet in the Cleveland Zoo parking lot. We’ll walk all the way to the Swamp…
Cross-Cultural Business Communication Training:  A Unique Opportunity with International Experts 10:00 am
Cross-Cultural Business Communication Training:  A Unique Opportunity with International Experts
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am
Cross-Cultural Business Communication Training:  A Unique Opportunity with International Experts @ Clemson One Building
1/2 Day Workshop, Expert Panel and Networking Reception all at a Great Low Price.  10:00 am – 2:00 pm: ½ Day Training Workshop, includes lunch. 2:30 – 4:00 pm: Expert Panel Discussion; Q & A. 4:00…
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Ladies’ Lunch 11:45 am
Ladies’ Lunch
Apr 24 @ 11:45 am
Earth Fare Lunch and Laugh your way into the rest of your afternoon by joining the International Women’s Group every 4th Wednesday.  We have such a good time together and look forward to welcoming you to our…
Culinary Diversity: Exploring our World Through Taste 6:00 pm
Culinary Diversity: Exploring our World Through Taste
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Culinary Diversity: Exploring our World Through Taste @ Commerce Club
The Diversity in Commerce Committee in collaboration with Upstate International  presents an evening of culinary adventure!  We will be sampling foods from various countries across the globe.  Taste your way around the world while also learning more about…
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Cancelled for April: Retired/Semi-Retired Expat Lunch 12:00 pm
Cancelled for April: Retired/Semi-Retired Expat Lunch
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm
Cancelled for April: Retired/Semi-Retired Expat Lunch @ Roost at the Hyatt Hotel | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
  If you are a  Retired or Semi-retired Expat living in the Upstate, we want you (members, spouses and significant others) to join us. Come and connect with fellow expats to share conversation about your experiences…
Dia! 4:30 pm
Dia!
Apr 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Dia! @ Hughes Main Library
With over 100 families joining us last year, Día del niño-Día del libro/Day of the Child-Day of the Book is back! Celebrating children and early literacy, Home Depot partners with the library system once again…
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Greer Goes Global International Festival…UI Volunteers Needed
Greer Goes Global International Festival…UI Volunteers Needed
Apr 27 all-day
Greer Goes Global International Festival...UI Volunteers Needed @ Greer City Park
  Join us in manning our Upstate International table and help us promote UI to the greater Upstate community. If you’ve never been to Greer Goes Global now is your chance.  Celebrate the cultures of the…
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International Book Club Meeting: The Spirit Catches You & You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman 7:00 pm
International Book Club Meeting: The Spirit Catches You & You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
International Book Club Meeting: The Spirit Catches You & You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman @ Two Chefs Cafe & Market | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Join for a discussion of The Spirit Catches You & You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman.  The novel explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos over the…
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans 7:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spanning the Adriatic:  learn popular dances from Italy and the Balkans @ Sears Shelter
Join the Greenville International Folk Dancers every Monday in April as Croatian dancer Sandy Srelz teaches us popular dances from different sides of the Adriatic. Mondays, April 1 – 29 (5 weeks) 7:00 -8:00 pm…
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Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens: Join the UIWG for this Special Field Trip
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens: Join the UIWG for this Special Field Trip
Apr 30 all-day
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens: Join the UIWG for this Special Field Trip @ daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens
Plan ahead to join the International Women’s Group on this special springtime field trip to the Botanical Gardens. RSVP is required by emailing Margo here.    The cost will depend on the number of participants: a…
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens 10:00 am
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am
A botanical garden of 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie where gardens, fountains, conservatories, and nature trails await.
A Taste of the World with Upstate International 7:00 pm
A Taste of the World with Upstate International
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm
A Taste of the World with Upstate International @ The Orient on Main
Explore Asian culture and food with Upstate International at the first of our Taste of the World series. A ticket for this event includes a 5 course meal, a non-alcoholic beverage, and a talk by…