Interest Groups

SIWA Interest Groups offer events throughout the year that are exclusive to SIWA Members. Look for events in the group or groups that may be of interest to you:

You may also look at the complete list of upcoming & past Interest Group gatherings.

If you want to find out more about individual SIWA volunteer leaders please visit Tours & Groups. If you would like to start an Interest Group, please contact interestgroups@siwapage.com. Interest Group gatherings are listed chronologically below.

Advance registration is required.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 28 Mar 2017
Would you like to volunteer at a soup kitchen for the homeless? Learn how you can volunteer your time and make a difference in someone else's life. Every Tuesday, except for the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wed 29 Mar 2017
What is Temple Food? Here is your opportunity to find out in person. We will cook temple food together on this tour, lead by temple cuisine expert, Monk 여거, Hyeong Min. While we share our meal, Hyeoing Min will teach us about Buddhist philosophy and temple culture.
6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed 29 Mar 2017
Sonali is a lover of books. During her talk entitled “Books that Inspire,” she will discuss this love. She will also discuss how books helped her navigate through several years of transition from working professional to struggling new mother, trailing spouse, and empowered feminist.
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 30 Mar 2017
Enjoy the early days of spring with a stroll and picnic at Seoul Forest with other SIWA mommies.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 06 Apr 2017
The SIWA Photo Club is open to members who desire a more artistic and structured approach to creating photographs. Meetings are scheduled every first Thursday of the month in Myeongdong and other designated places.
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon 10 Apr 2017
The cherry blossoms will be blooming again and it will be a lovely time to go to the park with our children. SIWA Moms will have the opportunity to have these special moments captured by a professional photographer who is also a proud SIWA Mom for a nominal fee. Moms and Tots activities are exclusive...
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 11 Apr 2017
Would you like to volunteer at a soup kitchen for the homeless? Learn how you can volunteer your time and make a difference in someone else's life. Every Tuesday, except for the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 13 Apr 2017
The Spring Book Fair is a good place to find English children books in Korea for your little ones! Free for SIWA Mommies and families! All ages welcome.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri 14 Apr 2017
The club meets once a month to discuss a book chosen by the group, an interesting mix of women from various backgrounds. The result is a deeper understanding of the book itself but also different cultures.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 17 Apr 2017
Let's decorate eggs and enjoy the Spring air at Yongsan Family Park! Free for SIWA Mommies and families! All ages welcome.
Past Events
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Sat 25 Mar 2017
Join SIWA Moms and Tots for a fun day at Pororo Theme Park within Lotte World Jamsil. All ages welcome. Babies under 12 months are free. Toddlers 12-18 months get 50% discount. 50% discount coupon available for the first 7 SIWA children to register. See tip on how to get other discount tickets for adults...
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thu 23 Mar 2017
Let's enjoy an evening of socializing! There is no cost to attend, besides paying for your own food and beverage. Spouses and SIWA Friends welcome.
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Thu 23 Mar 2017
March 20 marks the first day of Spring! Let's go to the local park in Itaewon that was renovated and reopened in November 2016. Free for SIWA Mommies and families! All ages welcome.
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Tue 21 Mar 2017
Would you like to hold and care for babies who are awaiting adoption? Children's doctors, nurses and caregivers care for them but they still need volunteers who are able to hold them, talk to them and feed them. Learn how you can volunteer your time to spend with 1-6 month old babies.
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sat 18 Mar 2017
The annual St. Patrick's Festival is coming to Seoul again! Let's wear green and enjoy ourselves. SIWA spouses and children welcome! Moms and Tots activities are exclusive to SIWA Members.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Thu 16 Mar 2017
If you would like to practice speaking Korean or English, please join our conversation group. We will teach and encourage each other through our conversations.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Mon 13 Mar 2017
Would you like to hold and care for babies who are awaiting adoption? Children's doctors, nurses and caregivers care for them but they still need volunteers who are able to hold them, talk to them and feed them. Learn how you can volunteer your time to spend with 1-6 month old babies.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Fri 10 Mar 2017
The club meets once a month to discuss a book chosen by the group, an interesting mix of women from various backgrounds. The result is a deeper understanding of the book itself but also different cultures.
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Thu 09 Mar 2017
Join SIWA Moms and Tots for a morning where the children can play, imagine, explore and learn in a safe and fabulous environment. This Children's museum is a great venue for kids of all ages. Free admission for children under 36 months and no time limit. Moms and Tots is free and exclusive for SIWA Members
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Thu 09 Mar 2017
Egypt, the "cradle of civilization," is steeped in 7,000 years of history. It is a country with a tremendous cultural mix. Egyptian cities meld the traditions of the Pharaohs with tribal invader's customs and modern outlooks, technologies and cultures.