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.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 27 Feb 2017
Our children can explore the newest digital art amusement park in Seoul. This permanent exhibit is ideal for kids of all ages. Free admission for babies less than 25 months old. Moms and Tots activities are free and exclusive to SIWA Members.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 28 Feb 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.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 02 Mar 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.
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon 06 Mar 2017
Let's have a St. Patrick's Party with our kids! All ages are welcome. Optional: Wear green for this occasion. Moms and Tots is free and exclusive to SIWA Members and their children.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 07 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 - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Past Events
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Fri 24 Feb 2017
The aquarium is fun for all ages! This is something easy to do indoors during the cold winter months. Join SIWA Moms and Tots at the aquarium and enjoy shopping and dinner (optional) afterward.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Thu 23 Feb 2017
A chance to catch up with a coffee while the children have the opportunity to play.
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm Wed 22 Feb 2017
Join us at SIWA’s February Working Women’s Network to listen to Isabelle’s personal networking experiences as she compares the Korean and Western Networking styles based on her life as a married mother and career woman in Korea.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Wed 22 Feb 2017
In this ICE program we will eat Raclette the traditional way: melted cheese on a hot potato, with cold cuts, cornichons, salad and butter served as side dishes. A glass of dry white wine will complete this meal.
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Tue 21 Feb 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.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thu 16 Feb 2017
Let's enjoy an evening of socializing! There is no cost to attend, besides paying for your own food and beverage.
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Thu 16 Feb 2017
In honor of the annual celebration of "World Read Aloud Day", let's go to the local English library in Haebongchon area of Yongsan-gu.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Mon 13 Feb 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 Feb 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.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tue 07 Feb 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.