International Moms or Mates (IMOM) is a group for female spouses of international students and scholars at NC State University. iM.O.M. is a place for personal growth, friendship, and fun – a place to belong in an unfamiliar place. Children are welcome. 

Large group meetings will be held on the first  Wednesday of each month during the Fall 2018 semester (November 7, December 5) from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the E.S. King Commons building.  The ES King Village Commons building is located at 3824 Jackson St. Raleigh, NC.  Interest clubs will meet weekly at various times and locations.  Please email to connect to the club(s) of your choice.  This semester’s clubs include: 

Crochet/Craft ClubTuesdays at 2 PM in the ES King Village Commons building.  The Crochet/Craft club will be learning to crochet hats and scarves and will be learning how to make a small change purse and necklace and bracelet designed by an IM.O.M. member.  Supplies are purchased by members.

Cooking ClubWednesdays at 1 PM at ES King Village commons building kitchen.  The Cooking Club will meet the 2nd through 4th Wednesdays to share recipes from around the world and cook a new recipe each week to enjoy together.

Living in the USA/Culture ClubWednesdays at 1 PM at ES King Village with cooking club.  This club will meet at the same time as the cooking club and will discuss topics related to American culture including cultural norms, difficult situations that members may experience, idioms and other topics that may arise in discussion.  We will talk about these topics either while a recipe is cooking or after it is done and we are enjoying it!

PlaygroupThursdays mornings from 10-12 at Western Manor and area playgrounds.  The Playgroup is for moms to visit while babies and toddlers play together.  This is a great way to get to know others and give your children time to play with other children.

The Photography Club: Thursdays at 11:30 AM at various locations around campus.  The Photography Club will learn how to use either a digital camera or cell phone to compose and shoot creative photos both indoors and outdoors, including portraits.  No previous experience required!

Walking Club: Fridays at 10 AM – various locations.  The Walking Club will meet at area parks to exercise together while getting to know each other.

Book Club: Alternate Fridays at 3 PM in the ES King Village Commons building (meetings on October 19, November 2, November 16) . Members of the Book Club read a popular novel in English and meet to discuss the book.  Members are encouraged to attend the discussion even if they have not finished the chapters to read!

Please join us!