The University of Iowa

Friends of International Students hosts annual picnic Aug. 24

August 14th, 2013
students and picnic

Community members who wish to become friends with international students at the University of Iowa are invited to join Friends of International Students for their annual picnic to kick off the school year on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 4-6 p.m. at Lower City Park, Shelter #12, in Iowa City.

The event is free and open to international students and anyone interested in becoming friends with the international community on campus. No sign up is required and all food will be provided by Friends of International Students (FIS).

Come to the picnic to meet local friends, learn about FIS, enjoy good food, and have a fun afternoon! Families and children are welcome.

Lower City Park is located on Park Road, near the intersection of Dubuque Street and across the street from Mayflower Hall. The park is accessible by the Blue and Red Cambus routes.

For more information, contact Trent Yeazel, president of FIS, at 515-681-3235 or