Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Storytime Light - back on August 28th

Storytime Light is on vacation until August 28th.  Our grand finale will be on September 4th.  Enjoy the break, read a great book and catch some rays!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Storytime Light - Wednesday at 6

Yes, there is still one more Storytime Light in July.  Join us tomorrow Wednesday, July 24th at 6 p.m. for Storytime Light.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Does your Teen need summer help?

If you know a High Schooler with an English exam to make up, let us know! We are putting together a small study Group for the month of August!

Call Karoline: 3498666667

We are still here!

If you need to check anything out or return it you can find us in the office on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-7pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12.

See you at the Association!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Back to Business (English)

The heat is on, but that is NOT keeping our dedicated Business English students from spending their lunch hours with us at the Association.

Let's take a moment to give a cheer of support for our dedicated, devoted, and die-hard Business English at Lunch Students.

YOU ROCK!!!

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Association is Closed Today


We have decided to give our hard-working summer volunteers a day off. We will be back in the office on Monday from 5-7pm. If you have any questions, call Karoline. 3498666667. Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

America On the Big Screen 1947-1954

Today is day three of our four-day series.

Join us at the Association tonight for

THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951) at 7pm
SINGING IN THE RAIN (1952) at 9:30pm

Tomorrow is the last day of this special Film Festival!

THE BAND WAGON (1953) at 7pm
SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (1954) at 9.30


Associazione Italo Americana del FVG/American Corner
Piazza S. Antonio, 6 Trieste

Monday, July 8, 2013

Independence Day Video

The Independence Day Celebration 2013 in Trieste was lots of fun!  Music, food, watermelon, sparklers, bubbles, fireworks (thanks to the Blood Donors Party on the waterfront) . 
If you missed it, here is a 30 second video with the highlights.

Don't forget our "America on the Big Screen" 1947-1954 series.  Starting tonight Monday July 8th 1947 - 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Independence Day

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION tonight at Ausonia with Live Music "From Elvis to the Boss" by Gino D'Eliso, Joe Niemela and guest Stefano Franco. 
Entrata ad Offerta Libera.  Food and Beverages at charge.
OPEN TO ALL.  Activities for all ages.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Thanks to our TGIF restaurants!

TGIF is on vacation until September, but please continue to support our TGIF restaurants this summer!
 

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Business English in July

Business English at lunch will meet 5 times in July starting next week. Price: 65€

The group will be small, so there will be plenty of time to speak and participate. Call Karoline for more details. 3498666667

Independence Day Celebration!

Independence Day Celebration - Festa dell'Indipendenza USA

July 7th from 6:30 - ? at Ausonia - riva Traiana - Trieste!

7 luglio dalle ore 18:30 in poi - presso Ausonia - Riva Traiana - Trieste 


OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Entrance with a Voluntary Contribution.  (Food and Beverages at charge).  Music from Elvis to the Boss with Gino Deliso and Joe Niemela, American Cookout, Games and Fun for all ages.

APERTO AL PUBBLICO.  Entrata a Offerta Libera.  (Food and Beverages at Charge) Musica "From Elvis to the Boss" con Gino Deliso e Joe Niemela, BBQ Americano, Giochi e divertimento per grandi e piccini. 

Questions - Domande? telefonare al 349 8 66666 7

America on the Big Screen-1947 -1954

AMERICA on the BIG SCREEN: 1947-54A retro Film series: 1947-54 at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste

July 8-9-10-11 - 2 shows a night:  7 p.m and 9:30 p.m.

America as Triestini saw it on the Big Screen during the Allied Military Government from 1947-54.  Including Newsreels from the time period. Original Version Films

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - According to seating availability.


8 luglio 2013

1947: ore 19:00The Secret life of Walter Mitty (Sogni Proibiti)
 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039808/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2
Director:Norman McCleod, 110 min., comedy
Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff
Plot: Walter dreams of adventure and finds himself saving a beautiful woman and discovering hidden war treasures.
Walter sogna avventura e si trova a salvare una bellissima donna e a scoprire tesori nascosti

1948: ore 21:30The Pirate (Il Pirata)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040694/?ref_=sr_5
 Director:Vincente Minelli,102 min., musical
Starring:Judy Garland, Gene Kelly
Plot:A beautiful girl dreams of Mococo the Pirate and a love-sick musician pretends to be a pirate.
Una bella ragazza sogna il Pirata Mococo e un musicista fa finto di essere un pirata per farla innamorare.
 
9 luglio 2013
1949: ore 19:00Adam’s Rib (La Costola di Adamo)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041090/?ref_=sr_1

Director: George Cukor, 101 min., comedy

Starring:Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn

Plot:A murder trial puts husband against wife as courtroom lawyers.

Un processo in tribunale mette marito contro moglie come avvocati.

1950: ore 21:30Tea for Two—Té per Due
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043030/?ref_=sr_1

Director: David Butler,98 min., musical

Starring:Doris Day,Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson

Plot: A wealthy girl finances her ex-boyfriend’s musical, but along the way looses her fortune.

Una ricca ragazza finanza il musical del suo ex-ragazzo, ma purtroppo perde la sua fortuna.

10 luglio 2013
1951: ore 19:00The African Queen (La Regina D’Africa )
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043265/?ref_=sr_1

Director:John Huston , 105 min., drama

Starring:Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn

Plot: During World War I, a female missionary is forced to flee her African village with a hard drinking riverboat captain.

Durante la Prima Guerra Mondiale, una donna missionaria è costretta a lasciare suo villaggio in Africo con un duro capitano di una barca.

1952: ore 21:30Singin’ in the Rain (Cantando sotto la Pioggia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045152/?ref_=fn_al_tt_5

Director:Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly, 103 min., musical

Starring:Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds

Plot: A silent movie production company makes the difficult transition to sound. 

Una casa cinematografica fa il difficile trasizione nel mondo dei film con audio.
 
11 luglio 2013
1953: ore 19:00The Band Wagon (Spettacolo di Varietà)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045537/?ref_=sr_1

Director: Vincente Minelli, 112 min., musical

Starring: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse

Plot: A new artistic director completely changes the musical he is working on.

Il nuovo direttore artistico cambia completamente il senso dell'opera sul quale sta lavorando.

1954: ore 21:30Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Sette Spose per Sette Fratelli )
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047472/?ref_=sr_1

Director: Stanley Donen, 102 min., musical

Starring:Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

Plot:Seven farm boys from Oregon go to town to find themselves wives.

Sette ragazzi delle campagna di Oregon, vanno in città alla ricerca di moglie.


Tuesday, July 2, 2013

July Courses and looking ahead to September

Here you go!  You'll be speaking English this Summer! 
JULY COURSES call Karoline for info: 3498666667

MOMMY AND/OR DADDY BABY ENGLISH CLASS: Ages 0-2
Tuesdays from 6-7pm July 16,23,30 €30

SUMMER LAB – Il Mio English Camp in Città: Ages 4-10– Day Camp for children age 4-10 at the Filzi-Grego School and garden in Strada di Guardiella. Half day, full day, single day options until August 2nd. In collaboration with AIA FVG, Il Cerchio Aperto Associazione Culturale, Zoe Food, Annalisa Danze, ACTIS. For Information: 3408789332
SUMMER MATERNA CLASS: Ages 3-5
Tuesdays from 5-6 pm July 16,23,30 €30
MIDDLE SCHOOL Reading and Conversation
Mondays and Wednesdays 11-1, July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 -€100

HIGH SCHOOL Reading and Conversation
Mondays and Wednesdays 1:30- 3:30, July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 -€100
BUSINESS ENGLISH AT LUNCH
1-2pm July 9,11,16,18,23 €65
ADULT ADVANCED BEGINNERS
10-12am July 9,16,18,23,30 -July 30 €130
 
ADULT INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED CONVERSATION
6-8pm five meetings in July. Starts July 3. Call Karoline for information 3498666667 €130
INDIVIDUAL LESSONS? TEST PREP? RECUPERO?
Yes. Talk to Karoline 3498666667
SEPTEMBER INTENSIVE COURSES
SEPTEMBER 2-6 for Students - TOTAL 10 HOURS: € 100
Middle School Intensive “Potenziato” 9:00-11:00
Middle School Intensive “Recupero” 11:00-13:00

High School Intensive “Recupero” 13:30-15:30
High School Intensive “Potenziato” 15:30- 17:30

SEPTEMBER 9-13 Adult Intensive - TOTAL 10 HOURS: € 130
Adult Beginners, Advanced Beginner , Intermediate, Advanced Intensive 10:00-12:00 or 18:00 - 20:00

Storytime Light - July 3rd at 6


Wednesday, July 3rd at 6 p.m. Storytime Light.  
 
Read a story with our Mother Tongue Mommies and Daddies, sing a song, do a dance!  Keep it Light and Fun!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC . No charge 
 
While you're here take the opportunity to check out some books in for our I Love Reading Summer Reading Contest. (Open to adults too!)
 
Next dates:  July 10, 17, 24.  August 28,  September 4.  No reservation necessary.

July/August 2013 Newsletter


AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste
JULY / AUGUST 2013 NEWS


SUMMERTIME is FUN TIME! 
Summer means Barbecue, Beach Books, Retro Movies, Fun, Catching Up.  We’ve got it all this month.   Join us for Independence Day (July 7th), a Retro Film Festival, Storytime, Intensive English.  The Association is rocking all summer!

SUMMER HOURS Officially, these are our hours, but as always, if we are here, we’re open!
JULY:  Monday,Wednesday, Friday:  5-7:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10-12.
AUGUST: The Library is Closed from August 5-23rd..  For information or emergencies, call 349 8 66666 7

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION on July 7th starting at 6:30 p.m. at AUSONIA
A summer evening on the seashore with food and live American music from Elvis to the Boss as played by Gino Deliso and Joe Niemela.  American Menu, Activities for all ages. It WILL be fun!  Hope you can join us.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Entrata ad Offerta Libera, food is extra. Yes, we know that July 4th is really Independence day, but we like to party on weekends!

AMERICA ON THE BIG SCREEN:  1947-1954 – July 8,9,10,11 Shows at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
America as seen in the cinema during the Allied Military Government years.  Films and newsreels from 1947-1954 in Original Version.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – according to seating availability in our multi-media room in P. S. Antonio, 6.    Comedies, dramas, musicals.  There’s a short break to go downstairs and get a snack. Here’s the program:

8 luglio 2013  1947: ore 19:00 The Secret life of Walter Mitty  (Sogni Proibiti) 1948: ore 21:30 The Pirate (Il Pirata)

9 luglio 2013 1949: ore 19:00 Adam’s Rib (La Costola di Adamo)  1950: ore 21:30 Tea for Two (Té per Due)

10 luglio 2013 1951: ore 19:00 The African Queen (La Regina D’Africa )1952: ore 21:30Singin’ in the Rain (Cantando sotto la Pioggia)

11 luglio 2013 1953: ore 19:00 The Band Wagon (Spettacolo di Varietà) 1954: ore 21:30Seven Brides for  Seven Brothers (Sette Spose per Sette Fratelli )

 CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS!  Kyle Scott, the Consul General of the USA, visited our new HQ in June to thank our volunteers for their service and their efforts to bring the Italian and American people closer. Thank you!volunteers and Kyle Scott.

MEMBERSHIP
We closed 2012/13 with 520 members.  Our 2013/14 objective is 600 members and we already have 42.  Only 558 to go!  Yes, you can become a member at any time, and yes, you need to renew your membership every year.  2013/14 membership is valid until September 2014.  Intero - €35, Ridotto - €25 (for students over 16, teachers, over 65).  Membership gives you entry to our American Film Series, checkouts from our library, invitations to member only events.

JULY COURSES call Karoline for info: 3498666667

MOMMY AND/OR DADDY BABY ENGLISH CLASS: Ages 0-2

Tuesdays from 6-7pm  July  16,23,30  €30

SUMMER LAB – Il Mio English Camp in Città: Ages 4-10– Day Camp for children age 4-10 at the Filzi-Grego School and garden in Strada di Guardiella.  Half day, full day, single day options from until August 2nd.  In collaboration with AIA FVG, Il Cerchio Aperto Associazione Culturale, Zoe Food, Annalisa Danze, ACTIS.  For Information: 3408789332

SUMMER MATERNA CLASS: Ages 3-5
Tuesdays from 6-7pm July 16,23,30  €30

MIDDLE SCHOOL Reading and Conversation
Mondays and Tuesdays 11-1, July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 -€100

HIGH SCHOOL Reading and Conversation
Mondays and Tuesdays 11:30- 3:30, July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 -€100

BUSINESS ENGLISH AT LUNCH
1-2pm July 9,11,16,18,23  €65

ADULT ADVANCED BEGINNERS
10-12am July 9,16,18,23,30 -July 30  €130
 

ADULT INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED CONVERSATION
6-8pm five meetings in July. Starts July 3. Call Karoline for information 3498666667  €130

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS? TEST PREP? RECUPERO?
Yes. Talk to Karoline  3498666667

SEPTEMBER INTENSIVE COURSES
SEPTEMBER 2-6 for Students - TOTAL 10 HOURS: € 100

Middle School Intensive “Potenziato” 9:00-11:00
Middle School Intensive “Recupero” 11:00-13:00

High School Intensive “Recupero” 13:30-15:30
High School Intensive “Potenziato” 15:30- 17:30

SEPTEMBER 9-13 Adult Intensive -  TOTAL 10 HOURS: € 130
Adult Beginners, Advanced Beginner , Intermediate, Advanced Intensive 10:00-12:00 or 18:00 - 20:00
 
TWITTER    https://twitter.com/AIAFVG and LifeInTrieste.blogspot.com
We’re now on Twitter.  Follow our tweets! We are also blogging again on our Trieste Survival Blog.

STORYTIME Light continues – Every Wednesday evening from 6-7 p.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Summer Reading fun again this year!  I Love Reading.  Check out a book, get points.  Put a library visit in your schedule every week.  Are you a native speaker?  Volunteer to read! We are also looking for Junior Volunteers to help out.  Rebecca Lisle, famous author of books for children and teens, was our special guest reader last week.  The next appointments are July 3, 10, 17, 24.  August 4, September 4.  No reservation necessary.

BACK in SEPTEMBER:  Thursday Coffee Break, Friday American Experience, TGIF

Coming soon:  American Studies Conference at the University of Trieste September 19-21.  Discourses of Emancipation and the Boundaries of Freedom.  Here is the link for more details.

See you this summer at the Association!       

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Piazza S. Antonio 6, 34122 Trieste – 040 63 03 01           aia.fvg@gmail.com
Hours: Monday-Friday 4-8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10-12

Monday, July 1, 2013

New Courses in July

Stay tuned for new possibilities to get your English in order before your vacation! If you can't wait that long, call Karoline for info: 3498666667