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Celebrating Over 20 Years of International Friendship

**Welcome back to our monthly meeting, ICH Friends!**

Thursday, September 21st, 10 am -12:30 pm
Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 
1414 Wirt Rd, Houston 77055

Our guest speaker will be Charanya
Ravikumar, Chief Strategy Officer of the non-profit organization, Children at Risk.
This non-profit drives changes for children through research, education, and by influencing public policy.


Who We Are

We are a community of 200 plus members, representing over 40 countries which offers a warm welcome for Expatriates, Repatriates and Locals to form long lasting international friendships.


ICH is a 501c(3) non-profit, volunteer-led organization offering monthly meetings, special events and over 30 monthly activity group meetings and/or special events to help you make the most of your time in Houston.

ICH has a strong focus on community engagement from our scholarship, targeted donations and member volunteering.

About Us

Various activity groups meet almost every day of the week. If you are looking for a way to connect and socialize join an activity group!

Our community-wide events include Monthly Meetings, Coffees, Seasonal Gatherings, Potluck Lunches and more.

Are you interested in joining but want to learn more? Join us for a monthly meeting. Fill out the Contact Us form  below and select "I want to attend a meeting," and we will connect with you.

Activity Groups

Various activity groups meet almost every day of the week to pursue different interests.  If you are looking for a way to connect and socialize, join an activity group! Click images below to see activity groups organized by category.

Help us Lend a Hand

This activity group focuses on volunteer activities that give back to the Greater Houston Area.

Image by Jack Hamilton
Find Your Opportunity to Play 

From Bridge to Mahjong to games night with partners. Find your group here

Piles of Books
Widen Your Mind and Spirit

Are you interested in joining a book club, or practicing another language with a friend? Find those groups here.

Image by David Holifield
Making Memories
with ICH

Do you like creating keepsakes like knitting, crocheting, or taking photos? Join one of our making memories groups.

At the Dinner Table
Let's Eat and Drink Together

Enjoy sharing a meal with friends or having a great conversation over coffee? You'll find your group here.

Running Shoes
Exercise is Always Easier with ICH Friends

Looking for an opportunity to exercise with friends. These groups are for you.



Image by Chris Montgomery
Monthly Meetings

Guests Welcome!
Use the Contact Us form (below) for details and location. Meetings are typically held the 3rd Thursday of the month. 

Tea Time

A few times per year, we hold a NEW2ICH coffee morning so that new members can meet in a smaller group, get to know one another a little and meet some of the board members.

Coffee & Conversation

Join together to chat and drink coffee, usually on the last Wednesday of the month. Would you like an invitation to attend?  Use the Contact Us form below.


Contact Us

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Thanks to Our Friends and Affiliates
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