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Celebrating Over 25 Years of International Friendship


Hello Spring!

Happy 25th anniversary to ICH!

ICH Coffee & Conversation will be on Wednesday, May 29th, at
10 am, at French Riviera Bakery, 3100 Chimney Rock Rd, Ste B,
Houston 77056. Hope you can join us!

The next meeting will be on Thursday, June 20th,
at 10 am, at Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Rd, Houston 77055. We will have a potluck!!

We won't be meeting in July and August!

Thanks to all who have renewed or become members! 
Remember that you can only join in activities if you have paid
your 2024 dues!
**If you want to check out photos from Spring Into Summer, log in to view the gallery**


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

These activity groups focus on volunteer activities that give back to the Greater Houston Area and elsewhere, such as, ICH Gives Back (a project is Days for Girls) and Kids Meals. 

Image by Jack Hamilton
Find Your Opportunity to Play 

We have several game groups to choose from: American Mah Jong, Canasta, Duplicate Bridge, Friendly Bridge, Games Club, Mah Jong, Whist.

Piles of Books
Widen Your Mind and Spirit

Are you interested in joining a book club (we have 3!)? Do you like Arts and Museums? Or do you love going to the movies? Find those groups here.

Image by David Holifield
Making Memories
with ICH

We create memories with crafts, exploration, and friends. Groups include: Botanical Explorers, Explore Houston, Lone Star Crafters, and A Few Friends.

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 - Lunch Group, Connoisseurs Club, ICH Dining Out, and Culinary Friends.

Running Shoes
Exercise is Always Easier with ICH Friends

Are you looking for an opportunity to exercise with friends? We have a walking group in Memorial Park. Other activities include: Countryside Walks and Golf.



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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