Friday, December 21, 2012

GREAT GIFT IDEAS!!!

Are you tired of shopping? Can't find free parking downtown? Don't know what to get that impossible-to-buy-for friend or relative?

ONCE AGAIN AIA HAS THE SOLUTION!!!

THE ULTIMATE STOCKING STUFFER!  AIA MEMBERSHIP includes:
1. All of the books you can check out and read in a year! (over 10.000 at last count!)
2. Entrance to our American Film Series at the Ariston (next film: January 24)
3. Entrance to our MADE FOR EACH OTHER series at Teatro Miela (start date: January 14)
4. Bring the wee ones to STORYTIME (start date: January 12)

5. All the DVDs you can check out and watch in a year (over 900!)
6. The Inner Peace that comes from helping a non-profit cultural association thrive.
7. Eternal Youth

Prices:  euro 35 full (most of us)
             euro 25 reduced (students, teachers, over-65)

CHEAP!

IF YOU'RE FEELING REALLY GENEROUS THIS YEAR:

How about an ENGLISH INTENSIVE COURSE or the TEN-WEEK COURSE?

Give someone you love the real and lasting gift of ENGLISH and FRIENDSHIP.

PS I realize we're not open, but call 3498666667 and we will make your Membership and/or Course gifts a REALITY! YES, WE CAN!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Holiday Vacation

We will be closed from Friday, December 22nd until January 6th.  See you on January 7th! 

For emergencies or information about courses, please contact us via e-mail:  aia.fvg@gmail.com or cell phone:  349 8 66666 7

Happy Holidays and the Best of New Years!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

There is still space in the intensive courses!

Get those hours in!! All in one crazy week! Especially good for those working shifts, and others who are feeling a litlte rusty and need to get their confidence up.

It's FUN!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

CORSI d'INGLESE - INVERNO 2013 - per 10 settimane


CORSI D’INGLESE– INVERNO 2013
Associazione Italo Americana FVG 

RAGAZZI (1 volta la settimana):

Pre-School (Scuola Materna)       
Mercoledì 5-6 p.m inizio 16/1 fine 27/3. Totale:  10 settimane (10 ore) –                           100

Elementary (Sc. Elementare)       
martedì: 4:45 – 6:15pm inizio 15/1 fine 26/3. Totale: 10 settimane (15 ore)—                 150
mercoledì: 3:30-5:00pm inizio 16/1 fine 27/3. Totale: 10 settimane (15 ore)—                 150

Middle School (Sc. Media)             
martedì: 3-4:45pm inizio 15/1 fine 26/3. Totale: 10 settimane (17.5 ore)—                        225

High School (Sc. Superiore)          
giovedì: 3-5pm inizio 17/1 fine 21/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                 260
giovedì: 5:30-7:30pm inizio 17/1 fine 21/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                     260

ADULTI (1 volta la settimana):
Beginners (Principianti):                               
lunedì: 4-6pm inizio 14/1 fine 25/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                   260
Advanced beginners:       
lunedì: 6-8pm inizio 14/1 fine 25/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                   260
Intermediate Conversation:
martedì: 6-8pm inizio 15/1 fine 26/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                260
Advanced Conversation:
mercoledì: 6-8pm inizio 16/1 fine 27/3. Totale: 10 weeks (20 ore)—                                    260

CORSO SPECIALE:  FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS
Mercoledì dalle 16 alle 18 –5 settimane (10 ore), date da concordarsi                                € 130

Pagamento:  Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN. 
(Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%, IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare:  Causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente).

Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritto all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 
Per ragazzi sotti i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto.
Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione.
Intero- adulto - €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni) - €25
Non possiamo concedere lo sconto IBAN per l’iscrizione all’AIA FVG.

SETTIMANA dell'INGLESE INTENSIVA


SUPER ENGLISH INTENSIVE WEEK
SETTIMANA SUPER INTENSIVA

JANUARY 7-11, 2013  (7-11 gennaio 2013)
TOTAL 10 hours 130 (TOTALE  10 ore) €130

Adult Beginner - Principiante            4-6 pm (ore 16-18)

Adult Advanced Beginner                   6-8 pm (ore 18-20)

Adult Advanced Conversation           6-8 pm (ore 18-20)

Adult Intermediate Conversation      6-8 pm (ore 18-20)

Una botta d’inglese in 1 settimana.  Quello che serve per reprendere tuo inglese un po’ arrugginito.  Una vera settimana di full immersion!

Pagamento:  Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN. 

(Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%, IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare:  Causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente).

Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritto all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 
Per ragazzi sotti i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto.
Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione.
Intero- adulto - €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni) - €25
Non possiamo concedere lo sconto IBAN per l’iscrizione all’AIA FVG.

Friday, December 14, 2012

American English Website for Teachers and Students

The American English website (US Department of State - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs) provides free resources for teaching and learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), exploring American culture, and encouraging conversation within the global EFL community.
American English is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English language and culture. This website provides a variety of engaging materials including Video Games, Downloadable Music, Lesson Plans and resources for teachers' professional development and for students in the classroom. Both teachers and students will find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Friday American Experience - Jazz Gumbo Documentary

At American Corner Trieste on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 6 pm., to conclude our Jazz theme for Friday American Experience, the PBS documentary Jazz Gumbo, by Ken Burns will be shown in English.  90 minutes.

Explore the history of Jazz with its roots in New Orleans. Afro-American musicians blended Caribbean rhythm, Italian opera, Marching Bands, Baptist spirituals and blues to produce the music now known as "jazz".
Open to the Public

Thursday Coffee Break and Cookie Exchange

It's Thursday Coffee Break time at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste!  Join us Thursday, December 13th from 10-12 for a cup of coffee and some great conversation in English! 

For the holidays we have added a special appointment - COOKIE EXCHANGE
You bring 6 dozen homemade cookies (packaged 1 dozen a package) and take home a variety of 6 dozen other cookies from your fellow bakers.  Great idea and less work!

Monday, December 10, 2012

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Trieste Early Jazz Orchestra Concert POSTPONED

Due to snow and ice, the Trieste Early Jazz Orchestra Concert scheduled for today at the Teatro Preseren - Bagnoli della Rosandra - has been cancelled. 

It will be rescheduled in January 2013!  Keep your fingers crossed for sun!

In the meantime, on Friday December 14th  at the American Corner, we will project the Documentary - JAZZ - Gumbo by Ken Burns (PBS).  The history of jazz with its New Orleans origins. 

Friday, December 7, 2012

PICK UP YOUR TESSERA!

For those of you who still have the temporary membership card (pink or blue), please come to the office and trade it in for your new, extra large, laminated membership card.

It may not fit in your wallet as well, but it is beautiful!!

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Corsi d'Inglese - Inverno 2013 - 1 volta la settimana


CORSI D’INGLESE– INVERNO 2013
Associazione Italo Americana FVG 

RAGAZZI (1 volta la settimana):

Pre-School (Scuola Materna)       
Mercoledì 5-6 p.m inizio 16/1 fine 27/3. Totale:  10 settimane (10 ore) –                           100

Elementary (Sc. Elementare)       
martedì: 4:45 – 6:15pm inizio 15/1 fine 26/3. Totale: 10 settimane (15 ore)—                 150
mercoledì: 3:30-5:00pm inizio 16/1 fine 27/3. Totale: 10 settimane (15 ore)—                 150

Middle School (Sc. Media)             
martedì: 3-4:45pm inizio 15/1 fine 26/3. Totale: 10 settimane (17.5 ore)—                        225

High School (Sc. Superiore)          
giovedì: 3-5pm inizio 17/1 fine 21/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                 260
giovedì: 5:30-7:30pm inizio 17/1 fine 21/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                     260

ADULTI (1 volta la settimana):
Beginners (Principianti):                               
lunedì: 4-6pm inizio 14/1 fine 25/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                   260
Advanced beginners:       
lunedì: 6-8pm inizio 14/1 fine 25/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                   260
Intermediate Conversation:
martedì: 6-8pm inizio 15/1 fine 26/3. Totale: 10 settimane (20 ore)—                                260
Advanced Conversation:
mercoledì: 6-8pm inizio 16/1 fine 27/3. Totale: 10 weeks (20 ore)—                                    260

CORSO SPECIALE:  FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS
Mercoledì dalle 16 alle 18 –5 settimane (10 ore), date da concordarsi                                € 130

Pagamento:  Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN. 
(Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%, IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare:  Causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente).

Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritto all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 
Per ragazzi sotti i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto.
Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione.
Intero- adulto - €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni) - €25
Non possiamo concedere lo sconto IBAN per l’iscrizione all’AIA FVG.

Super Intensive English Week - January 2013

OOPS WE MADE A MISTAKE WITH THE PRICE!!!! SORRY

SUPER ENGLISH INTENSIVE WEEK
SETTIMANA SUPER INTENSIVA

JANUARY 7-11, 2013  (7-11 gennaio 2013)
TOTAL 10 hours € 260 130 (TOTALE  10 ore)  € 260130

Adult Beginner - Principiante            4-6 pm (ore 16-18)

Adult Advanced Beginner                   6-8 pm (ore 18-20)

Adult Advanced Conversation           6-8 pm (ore 18-20)

Adult Intermediate Conversation      6-8 pm (ore 18-20)

Una botta d’inglese in 1 settimana.  Quello che serve per reprendere tuo inglese un po’ arrugginito.  Una vera settimana di full immersion!

Pagamento:  Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN. 

(Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%, IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare:  Causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente).

Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritto all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 
Per ragazzi sotti i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto.
Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione.
Intero- adulto - €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni) - €25
Non possiamo concedere lo sconto IBAN per l’iscrizione all’AIA FVG.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Jazz in December at Friday American Experience


A month dedicated to Jazz
 
Friday, December 7th at 6 p.m., Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste propose a Conference in Italian entitled "Dal Ragtime Al
Jazz".
Livio Laurenti, founder and director of the Trieste Early Jazz Orchestra, will explain how ragtime developed into jazz. He will also propose some music clips.
The conference is Open to the Public.
...

Livio Laurenti has a degree in percussion instruments from the Conservatorio
Tartini Trieste. He works both in the classic and contemporary jazz fields. He founded and directs the JOPLIN RAGTIME ORCHESTRA and the TRIESTE EARLY JAZZ ORCHESTRA with which he recorded 2 CD's that were highly acclaimed by jazz critics both in Italy and abroad.

Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 6 p.m., The Trieste Early Jazz Orchestra will perform at Teatro F. Preseren a Bagnoli della Rosandra, Open to the Public.
The concert will feature original arrangements from the 20's and 30's where blues, ballads and syncopated rhythm meet to create an explosive blend that reminds us of the atmospere and the sounds of the Cotton Club.

Friday, December 14, 2012 at 6 pm., always within the Jazz theme for Friday American Experience, the PBS documentary Jazz Gumbo, by Ken Burns will be shown in English.  The history of Jazz with its roots in New Orleans. Afro-American musicians blended Caribbean rhythm, Italian opera, Marching Bands, Baptist spirituals and blues to produce the music now known as "jazz".
Open to the Public

Denise and Karoline are STARS!!

Don't forget to watch TELE4 TONIGHT FROM 6:30 TO 6:50! Denise and Karoline will talk ALL ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION, The American Cooking School, EVERYTHING!

Don't miss it!

Cookie Fest and Santa Visit


Here are some photos from our Cookie Fest and Santa Visit on November 30th.  Thanks to all for a wonderful time (and some great cookies!)  To view more photos click here
Our Baker- Demonstrators:  Pamela, Bethany, Janine, Denise
Santa's Helpers with the kids: Shiela, Marco, Karry, Francesca, Anastasia
Santa!!!,
Decorating Team:  Erin and Valentina
Clean up Crew:  We will be forever grateful!
Photographer:  Angela
Holding down the fort during the party:  Marcello

The Big Year at the Ariston

It's American Movie day at the Ariston on Thursday, December 6, 2012!
Join us for THE BIG YEAR, a comedy directed by David Frankel, Starring Jack Black and Owen Wilson. 100 minutes.
Here's the story:  Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition.
Showtimes:  2, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.
At the Cinema Ariston, Via Romolo Gessi - Trieste
Members only.  Don't worry, you can become a member directly on Movie night!
 


Trieste Science+Fiction - Discount for AIA FVG members

From December 5-9, 2012 - TRIESTE SCIENCE + FICTION returns.  This year it will be held at the Sala Tripcovich.
The films, from all over the globe, are projected in original version with Italian sub-titles. 

Members of the Associazione Italo Americana FVG can purchase tickets to the entire series at the reduced price of €15.   This ticket gets you admission to all films and events connected with the program as well as a bag and the catalogue of the festival.
Here is the complete program:
http://www.sciencefictionfestival.org/wp-content/uploads/TS+F_programma2012_web.pdf
For more information about the festival visit the website: www.sciencefictionfestival.org.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Great American Book Extravaganza,Part 1

We are updating our collections and eliminating some of our gently used books.

Come and visit us at the Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste and pick up some great books.  During the month of December you will find Science Fiction and Fantasy Books.   € 1 Contribution per book.

Office Hours - Monday to Friday 4-8 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 10 -12. Via Roma 15- Trieste.

P.S. These are great stocking stuffers!

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste
DECEMBER 2012 NEWS

DECEMBER

The holidays are upon us.  We already kicked off the holiday season with Thanksgiving (see our photos).  We are thankful for all of our volunteers and in the month of November a big round of applause goes to Erin, Valentina, Andrea, Sheila, Bethany, Corinna, Milena, Martina!  We have over 45 volunteers who work in a variety of roles!

 COOKIE FEST and SANTA CLAUS VISIT – November 30, 5-7 p.m., Open to the Public.  Bring the Kids!

Our 5th annual Holiday festival.  American Holiday Recipes, Cookies! Santa Claus Visit, Activities for children, Decorating.  See you Friday!

WINTER SEMESTER COURSES

Make improving your English a New Year’s resolution.  An English course would be a great and useful gift for your spouse, your children / grandchildren, your mom who loves to travel, and why not… for yourself!  Full immersion English, right here in Trieste.

SUPER INTENSIVE ENGLISH WEEK – January 7th – 11th

We’ll start of the New Year with an ENGLISH INTENSIVE WEEK.  10 hours (2 hours a day) of English in one week! A great way to get your English jump started.  Cost:  Euro 130

Adult Beginner – 4-6 pm

Adult Advanced Beginner 6-8 pm

Adult Advanced Conversation 6-8 pm

Adult Intermediate Conversation 6-8 pm

See payment details below.

WINTER SEMESTER COURSES – Winter semester starts on the week of January14th

Regular semester courses will continue! Please feel free to join the Winter session even if you weren’t in the Fall session.  Our courses are conversation oriented. 

Pay to register:  There is a discount of 5% when you pay by bank transfer. Please put name of student, name of the course and give a phone number when you pay online. IBAN: IT49A0200802290000005261887

Children and Teens

Pre-School:         Wednesdays: 5-6 p.m start Jan 16 end Mar 27. Total:  10 weeks (10 hours) - euro 100

Elementary:        Tuesdays: 4:45 – 6:15pm start Jan 15 end Mar 26. Total: 10 weeks (15 hours)—euro 150

Wednesdays: 3:30 - 5pm start Jan 16 end Mar 27. Total: 10 weeks (15 hours)—euro 150

Middle School:   Tuesdays: 3-4:45pm start Jan 15 end Mar 26. Total: 10 weeks (17.5 hours)—euro 225

High School:       Thursdays: 3-5pm start Jan 17 end Mar 21. Total: 10 weeks (20 hours)—euro 260

Thursdays: 5:30-7:30pm start Jan 17 end Mar 21. Total: 10 weeks (20 hours)—euro 260


Adults

Beginners:                           Mondays: 4-6pm start Jan14 end Mar 25. Total: 10 weeks (20 hours)—euro 260

Advanced beginners:        Mondays: 6-8pm start Jan 14 end Mar 25. Total: 10 weeks (20 hours)—euro 260

Intermediate Conversation:Tuesdays: 6-8pm start start Jan 15 end Mar 26. Total: 10 weeks (20 hours)—euro 260

Advanced Conversation: Wednesdays: 6-8pm start Jan 16 end Mar 27. Total: 10 weeks (20 hours)—euro 260


MEMBERSHIP DRIVE 2012/13 – Exchange your temporary membership card for the permanent one

MEMBERSHIP GOAL FOR 2012-2013: 600.  Membership update:  428 (172 to go!)

Join or renew now and take advantage of our programs:  American Cinema Series at the Ariston, Made for Each Other at Cappella Underground, Library /Mediateca, Children’s Corner, Invitations to Special Events, Coffee Breaks, Friday American Experience, Saturday Storytime.  Membership is:  €25 for students (age 16 and over), teachers, over 65, €35 for regular membership.  Another great gift idea for family and friends.

AMERICAN FILM SERIES at Cinema Ariston – 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. – MEMBERS ONLY

To go the movies, you must be a member of AIA –FVG.  Sorry, no single admission tickets can be sold. 

Dec. 6th The Big Year – A comedy starring Jack Black and Owen Wilson. 100 min.

GREAT AMERICAN BOOK EXTRAVAGANZA, part 1 – Science Fiction – Month of December

We are updating our library and eliminating some gently used books.  This month we are offering Science Fiction Books in English.  Stop by the office during office hours and take home some great books for a €1 contribution per book!  Great stocking stuffers!

THURSDAY COFFEE BREAK and COOKIE EXCHANGE in our library 10 – 12 – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dec. 13th –  Our monthly appointment to have a coffee and some good conversation (in English).  On the same date we’ll host the Cookie Exchange.  You bring 6 dozen home baked cookies (packaged 1 dozen a package) and bring home a variety of 6 dozen other cookies from our other bakers. What a nice way to get a variety of holiday treats!

FRIDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in our Aula Magna at 6 p.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The best of American culture and documentaries

Dec. 7thConference:  From Ragtime to Jazz – Our guest speaker – Livio Laurenti, director/ founder of the Trieste Early Jazz Orchestra and the Joplin Ragtime Orchestra.  The conference includes jazz history and music clips.  Mr. Laurenti will speak in Italian.  December 8th, at 8 pm, the Trieste Early Jazz Orchestra will perform a free concert at the Teatro F. Preseren in Bagnoli della Rosandra.  You are all invited!

Dec. 14th  – JAZZ a Film by Ken Burns – GUMBO episode 1-–Discover how jazz was born in New Orleans in the 1890’s in the Afro-American Community.  A fusion of Caribbean beat, Italian opera, ragtime, military marches, Baptist church music.  90 min.

EF – Education First’s office is in our premises  Pick up a brochure and make an appointment with Gloria Viezzoli to learn about language study programs abroad for all ages. e-mail:  ef.trieste@libero.it

CLOSED FOR VACATION

Our Office will be closed from December 24th until January 6th!  Happy Holidays!  See you on January 7th.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

2013 will be here soon.  With the New Year also comes:  Made for Each Other, Saturday Storytime, American Cooking School, Book Club. We’ll keep you posted on our upcoming Great American Book Market.

BOOK CLUB – We would like to start a Book Club in 2013.  If you are interested in participating, please contact us.

A CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – We are a volunteer run organization.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact us.  We especially need people to work our Front Desk in the afternoons.  Think about setting aside 2 hours once a week to give us a hand in answering the phone, checking out library books, answering questions. 

STORYTIME PREPARATION – Saturday Storytime starts in January.  A call for volunteer Story Readers (mother tongue English), Craft and Activity Assistants!  Send us an e-mail or contact us in the office.  We are also looking for school supply donations to use for our activities (markers, crayons, colored pencils, construction paper, glue, kiddie scissors, etc.)  Please check your closets!

See you in December at the Association!  Happy Holidays!  

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Hours: Monday-Friday 4-8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10-12

Monday, November 26, 2012

EF - November 27, 2012

EF (Education First) has some information sessions scheduled in the Aula Magna of the Associazione Italo Americana FVG, Via Roma 15 - Trieste on Thursday, November 27th

For more details, contact EF directly: 040 37 28 443, ef.trieste@libero.it
Here is the schedule:
INCONTRO INFORMATIVO EF EDUCATION

16.00 - 17.00
PROGRAMMA LA TUA ESTATE - SCEGLI UNA VACANZA-STUDIO DI GRUPPO per giovanissimi (10-14) o studenti medie Superiori (14-18)...

oppure dai 16 in su anche un CORSO INDIVIDUALE ALL'ESTERO

17.00 - 18.00
SEMESTRE/ANNO SCOLASTICO ALL'ESTERO per i nati nel 1996 o 1997

18:00 - 19.00
PERCORSI POST DIPLOMA o POST LAUREA - formazione linguistica con Certificazioni Internazionali

Friday, November 23, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012 photos


Thanksgiving 2012 with Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste
 

 Happy Day after Thanksgiving! We had a wonderful evening at Hostaria Ai 3 Magnoni.  Look at our photos on Facebook.  Feel free to add pictures. 
We do have some leftover Pumpkin Pie and Whipped Cream!  Come on down to the office this afternoon.  It won't last long!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

A Thanksgiving Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food,
For love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Friday American Experience: Beyond our Differences

 Friday American Experience at American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG - Via Roma 15 - Trieste.

Friday, November 23, 2012 at 6 p.m.

This week our documentary Beyond our Differences, gives us a multiculural view of religion, hope and optimism that unites us all. 

Interviews with Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and other religious, spiritual and political leaders.

PBS, 70 minutes, in English.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

NEXT WEEK - November 30, 2012 - 6 p.m.

COOKIE FEST and SANTA CLAUS visit. 

Ladies and Gentlemen, warm up your ovens for our annual holiday event!
Bring your favorite homebaked holiday cookies and cakes to share.  Remember the recipe too! 
Your children should come too and remember their Wish Lists!

- Cooking Demonstrations
- Santa Claus / S. Nicolo' Visit (Multi-lingual)
- Activities for children - crafts and music
- Cookies!

Contact us if you would like to bring baked goods, make a demonstration, make a short talk about the holidays.