Sunday, November 30, 2014

What's Up? Dec. 1-5, 2014

What's Up?   Thanksgiving is cleaned up so Let the Holiday Season Begin!


Thursday, December 4, 10 am - Film Elf - Open to the Public

Friday, December 5, 5-7 pm - Annual Cookie Fest and Santa Visit
Open to the Public -
Cooking demonstrations, Holiday treats
Santa Visit, Holiday Songs, Decorate the Tree.  We will read "The Night Before Christmas"

Friday, December 5th, 4:30- 6 pm - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club -
Our Junior Volunteers will help out with the Children during the Santa Visit

Friday, November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving 2014 Sold OUT!

100 People, Great Food, Lots of Fun!
See you Saturday night!
Don't forget to bring drinks and:
Side Dish - North Americans
Dessert - Italians

Thursday, November 27, 2014


Happy Thanksgiving!
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.




 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Holiday Events - December 2014


A Family Style Thanksgiving - Nov. 29, 2014

FAMILY STYLE THANKSGIVING DINNER
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7:30 pm

(Yes, we know that Thanksgiving is officially on Thursday, November 27th).   
 
It was so much fun last year, that we’re repeating the format this year! 

LIMITED to 100 participants.  2014/15 MEMBERS ONLY.

RESERVATION and PAYMENT REQUIRED to block your place.
      Contribution €15 for Adults,

      €5 for children age 12 and under. 

The Association will be cooking the Turkeys.  The rest is Potluck 
  • North Americans bring assigned Hors d'oeuvres and Side dishes. 
  • Non-North Americans bring Dessert. 
  • All participants bring beverages (wine or whatever you prefer to drink) and their appetites. 
 Live music by the Five plus One Group with Judy Moss. 

We will need volunteer crews for American Cooking School, Set-up and Clean-up!

We'll be cooking all day Friday!  Come and join us!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

People Like Us - American Film Series at Cinema Dei Fabbri - Nov. 27, 2014, 2, 4, 6:30 9 pm

American Film Series of the Associazione Italo Americana FVG
 
Members Only.  Become a Member!  €35 - Intero, €25 - Ridotto (students, teachers, over 65)

 Cinema Dei Fabbri - via dei Fabbri 2/A

 Shows at 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 pm

People Like Us - 114 min.

 While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.
Director: Alex Kurtzman
Writers: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci
Stars: Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer
...
Upcoming films in the 2014/15 Program:

 18/12/2014 - Wreck -it-Ralph
15/01/2015 - Fruitvail Station
12/02/2015 - MUD
05/03/2015 - Enough Said
26/03/2015 - Decoding Annie Parker
23/04/2015 - Love is Strange
15/05/2015 - St. Vincent

Winter 2015 - English Classes for Scuola Materna, Elementary, Middle School, High School



WINTER 2015
English Classes for
Scuola Materna, Elementary, Middle School, High School
at Associazione Italo Americana FVG

NEW this YEAR! This year we will have: 12 weeks in Fall, 12 weeks in Winter and 10 weeks in Spring. Hourly prices remain unchanged, but instead of 10 weeks each quarter, we now have 12 in Fall and Winter.

In order to take a class with us, 1 parent must become a member. Students age 16 and over can become members on their own. See membership information on the back. Need more info now? Tel 349 3730682 or email aiats.course@gmail.com

NEW! Saturday courses for Materna, Elementary and Parents! As always, when you pay with an IBAN, you have a 5% discount on the class. Please write the Student Name, Class Name, Class Day, Class Time on your causale.
Our IBAN: IT49A0200802290000005261887

MATERNA - Euro 120 (IBAN Euro 114), 12 weeks, 1 hour per week
Tuesday - 3:30-4:30 - Start 13/1, End: 31/03
Wednesday - 5:00 – 6:00 - Start 14/1, End: 1/04
Thursday - 5:00 - 6:00, Start, 15/1, End: 2/04
Saturday - 10:00 – 11:00, Start 10/01, End: 28/03
                  11:00 - 12:00, Start 10/01, End: 28/03

ELEMENTARY - Euro 180 ( IBAN Euro 171), 12 weeks, 1.5 hours per week
Tuesday - 4:30-6:00 - Start 13/1, End: 31/03
                 6:00 - 7:30 - Start 13/1, End: 31/03
Wednesday - 4:30- 6:00, Start 14/1, End: 1/04
                      6:00 - 7:30, Start 14/1, End: 1/04
Thursday -    4:30- 6:00, Start, 15/1, End: 2/04
Saturday - 11:00 - 12:30, Start 10/01, End: 28/03

MIDDLE SCHOOL - Euro 240 (IBAN Euro 228), 12 weeks, 2 hours per week
Tuesday - 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Start 13/1, End: 31/03
Thursday - 3:00-5:00, Start, 15/1, End: 2/04

HIGH SCHOOL - Euro 240 (IBAN Euro 228), 12 weeks, 2 hours per week
Wednesday - 3:00 - 5:00, Start 14/1, End: 1/04
Thursday - 6:00 - 8:00, Start, 15/1, End: 2/04

FAMILY ENGLISH on SATURDAYS - Euro 120 (IBAN Euro 114), 12 weeks, 1 hour per week
Saturday - 10:00 - 11:00, Start 10/01, End: 28/03

NATIVE ELEMENTARY on SATURDAYS – Euro180 (IBAN Euro 171), 12 weeks, 1.5 hours per week
Saturday – 9:30- 11:00, Start 10/1 End 28/3

Adult Winter 2015 English Classes


WINTER 2015 ADULT English Classes

at Associazione Italo Americana FVG!
NEWS:
This year we will have:  12 weeks in Fall, 12 weeks in Winter and 10 weeks in Spring.  Hourly prices remain unchanged, but instead of 10 weeks each quarter, we now have 12 in Fall and Winter.

In order to take a class with us adults must be members. 
See membership on the below. 
 
Need more info now? Tel  349 3730682 aiats.course@gmail.com

As always, when you pay with an IBAN, you have a 5% discount on the class.  Please write the Name of the Student, Class name, class day, class time in the ‘causale’.
Our IBAN: IT49A0200802290000005261887

ADULT BEGINNER (no previous English) - Euro 300 (IBAN Euro 285),12 weeks
, 2 hours per week
Monday - 4:00 - 6:00  - Start 12/1, End: 30/03

ADULT ADVANCED BEGINNER  -  Euro 300 (IBAN Euro 285), 12 weeks, 2 hours per week
Monday - 10:00 - 12 - Start 12/1, End:  30/03
Monday - 6:00 - 8:00  - Start 12/1, End:  30/03

ADULT INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION- Euro 300 (IBAN Euro 285), 12 weeks,
2 hours per week
Tuesday Intermediate / Advanced Conversation  - 10:00 - 12 - Start 13/1, End:  31/3
Tuesday - 6:00 - 8:00  - Start 13/1, End:  31/3

ADULT ADVANCED CONVERSATION  -  Euro 300 (IBAN Euro 285), 12 weeks, 2 hours per week
Tuesday Intermediate / Advanced Conversation  - 10:00 - 12 - Start 13/1, End:  31/3
Wednesday - 6:00 - 8:00  - Start 14/1, End: 01/4


BUSINESS ENGLISH at LUNCH - Euro 150 (IBAN Euro 142,50), 12 weeks, 1 hour per week
Tuesday - 1:00 - 2:00 - Start 13/1, End 31/3
 

A Few Words about our Courses


First A Few Words About Our Courses.

We offer courses at all levels during the ENTIRE year (except August).   Fall and Winter courses  last 12 weeks and Spring 10 weeks.  You can sign up for just one session, or you can continue all year long. 

Our courses are generally practical and conversation oriented, but we also promote reading, listening and writing skills.  We always like to keep things fun and interesting.  You go to school or work all day long, so your English class should be a treat!  For questions about courses and/or levels, please call or stop in the office.
Anzitutto due parole sui nostri corsi.

Offriamo corsi a tutti i livelli durante TUTTO l’anno (tranne in agosto).  I corsi d’Autunno e d’Inverno  durano 12 settimane e in Primavera 10 settimane.  Ci si può iscrivere a solo un trimestre, oppure, volendo, continuare tutto l’anno.  I gruppi sono piccoli.  I nostri corsi sono indirizzati verso la conversazione, ma naturalmente promuoviamo anche le abilità di lettura, ascolto e scrittura.  Ci piace rendere le cose divertenti e leggeri.  Si va a scuola o si lavora  tutto il giorno, allora frequentare un corso (sia per lo studente, sia per l’insegnante) dovrebbe essere un piacere! 

Per ulteriori informazioni riguardanti i corsi / livelli, telefonare allo 349 3730682   oppure mandaci un mail al aia.fvg@gmail.com

 *Payment: 

Cash, check or IBAN - IT49A0200802290000005261887. (with IBAN bank transfer, there is a discount of 5%) .  Please specify in the Causale: Student Name, Class Name, Class Day, Class Time).

 *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, Giorno e ora del corso.  

Quota Associativa:  Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritti all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 

Per ragazzi sotto 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.  Vi preghiamo di pagare la quota in sede e di compilare il modulo d’iscrizione.

Membership:

Membership:  All participants must be members of the Associazione Italo Americana del FVG. Adult members:  €35, Students over 16, Teachers, Over 65: €25 Under 16 must have an adult member in the family.  Membership fees should be paid in cash in the office and you need to fill in the membership form.   Members can check out books, DVD’s and magazines, go to the American Film Series, participate in members only activities, receive our monthly newsletter and much more!

 Quota Associativa: 

Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritti all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 

Per ragazzi sotto 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.  Vi preghiamo di pagare la quota in sede e di compilare il modulo d’iscrizione.  I Soci possono prendere libri, DVD e riviste in prestito, andare al cinema per l’American Film Series, partecipare in attività riservate per soci, ricevere il ns. newsletter mensile ed altro!

Monday, November 24, 2014

No Library Check Outs this Week

We are Upgrading our Library Check Out System. This week - Nov. 24 - Nov. 29th, there will be NO Check outs of Books or DVD's. 
We apologize for the inconvenience.
What's Up? Nov. 24-29th - Consular Services, Thanksgiving, American Film, American Documentary, Coffee Break, Cooking School!


Monday, Nov. 24 - 3-5:30 - American Citizen Services (passport applications, renewals, notary) at American Corner Trieste - by appointment at aia.fvg@gmail.com
6-8 pm - Question and Answer session with for American Citizens (no Visa/ Immigration questions) US U.S. Consulate General Milan
Tuesday, Nov. 25th, 10-12 am - Tuesday Coffee Break. Great conv...ersation in English and a cup of Coffee or Tea - Open to the Public.
Thursday, Nov. 27th - The Real Date for Thanksgiving - We're celebrating on Saturday however - read on below.
Nov. 27th - 1-11 am - Thursday American Experience Documentary: Our Spirits Don't Speak English - Indian Boarding School. Open to the Public
Nov. 27th - American Film Series at Cinema dei Fabbri - People Like Us - 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 pm. Members only. Become a member!
Nov. 28th - 10-2 and 3-7 pm - American Cooking School - Thanksgiving - Learn all the secrets of prepararing a Thanksgiving Feast! Help prepare our meal for 100 people. Gabrielle Tenney, expert chef, will be our instructor.
Nov. 29th - 7:30 - 11 pm - A Family Style Thanksgiving - Members and their Families only- Prepaid reservation required. See our Blog for Details. It's a Pot Luck. We make the turkey and Americans bring sides dishes and Italians bring Dessert. Everybody brings a drink to share! Food, Live Music with 5 + 1, Lots of Fun!

Friday, November 21, 2014

US Citizen Services at American Corner Trieste - Nov. 24, 2014

ATTENTION U.S. CITIZENS! (versione in italiano sotto)

On November 24, 2014, the Head of US Consular Affairs from the US Consulate General Milan will be in Trieste to offer CONSULAR SERVICES for US CITIZENS (passport applications, notarial services, Social Security Number card applications). 
 
3-5:30 pm– Appointments for US CITIZENS (passports, notary services, Social Security Card Applications) - by appointment. Contact aia.fvg@gmail.com to set up an appointment.

6-8 pm Question and Answer Session –. No Visa application Visa issues can be handled. Open to the public.

In order to get detailed information on: forms, procedures, and applicable fees, please visit the US Embassy website at http://italy.usembassy.gov/acs.html. Passport application forms should be filled out on line and printed out in advance of the appointment.

Consular service fees for passport or notarial services will have to be paid for by an assegno circolare (cashier’s check), issued by an Italian bank in the exact € amount of the fee, and made out to the U.S. Consulate General Milan. We will not be able to accept cash or credit cards for payment.

In you are interested in applying for a Social Security Number Card, these applications will be accepted as well. These services carry no fee, but applicants should be instructed to speak to the Federal Benefits office in the US Embassy in Rome (which handles Social Security matters) beforehand and get a list of all the documents required to support the application. Contact info for that office is: 0646745929 or e-mail fbu.rome@ssa.gov
.

ATTENZIONE CITTADINI – USA

Il 24 novembre 2014 dall 15 alle 17:30, un console dall’US Consulate General Milan sarà a Trieste per offrire SERVIZI CONSOLARI ai CITTADINI degli STATI UNITI (rinnovo o richiesta passaporto, richiesta carta di Social Security).

Ore 15-17:30 – Appuntamenti per Cittadini Americani (passaporti, notaio, richiesta per codice di Social Security).   Scrivere a aia.fvg@gmail.com per fissare un appuntamento.

Ore 18-19 - Sessione Informativa – Non riguardante Visti. Ingresso Libero

Per avere dettagli riguardante: moduli, procedure, costi, guardare il sito dell’Ambasciata: at http://italy.usembassy.gov/acs.html I moduli per passaporti devono essere compilati e stampati prima dell’appuntamento.

L'importo dovuto per passaporti e/o servizi notarili devono essere pagati tramite assegno circolare (cashier’s check), da una banca italiana con la cifra esatta in Euro, a nome di "U.S. Consulate General Milan". Non potremo accettare contanti o carte di credito per il pagamento.

Se dovrete richiedere una carta di Social Security, i moduli possono essere consegnati. Questo servizio e gratuito, ma sarebbe opportunot parlare con il Federal Benefits Office dell’US Embassy Rome (che gestisce le procedure di Social Security) in anticipo e procurare i documenti necessari per la domanda. Il numero di telefono dell’Ufficio è 06 46745929 oppure e-mail  fbu.rome@ssa.gov

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Richard Manson Conference - CANCELLED

The Conference Friday, Nov. 21st at 5 pm with RICHARD MANSON, NAVAJO DINE, is CANCELLED. 

We will re-project the Cherokee Documentary - Native American Medicine in the 21st Century.  52 min.  Friday, Nov. 21st - 5 pm

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Beth Holland - Nov 17 and 18, 2014

Beth Holland, from Boston - a specialist in Project Based Learning and Integrating Technology in the Classroom, will be at American Corner Trieste for two events OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Nov. 17th - 5-6 pm - Storytime - The Day the Crayons Quit


Nov. 18th, 5-6 pm - From Library to Learning Commons

What's Up - Nov. 17 - 21, 2014

Here's What's Up This Week:

Nov. 17th, 5-6 pm  - STORYTIME BORN to READ - GUEST READER – BETH HOLLAND @ American Corner Trieste – Open to the Public
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.
Beth Holland, expert in mobile learning, K-8 education, and differentiated instruction will be reading in English.  Nati per Leggere / Born to Read is an international non-profit program to encourage children to read from a very early age.

Nov. 18th,  5- 6 pmCONFERENCE:  FROM LIBRARY to LEARNING COMMONS (full-service learning, research, and project space) – Open to the Public at American Corner Trieste.  With the endorsement of Associazione Italiana Biblioteche.
Speaker – BETH HOLLAND – educator, technology innovation education specialist.
The role of physical libraries when every student potentially has a global, virtual library in their pocket. How access impacts reading, writing, and research. The impact of technology and the transformation of libraries from physical repositories to global learning.

20/11, 10 am - Native American Healing in the 21st Century – Documentary, 52 min 



21/11, 5 pmCANCELLED  CONFERENCE - THE ROLE OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN:  Past, Present, Future   RICHARD MANSON, Native Name:  NATONKONTSAKES, Richard is a Navajo Diné, tribal Artist, Sculptor, Teacher and Native American Ceremonial Expert, now living in Slovenia.



SAVE THE DATE: NOV. 24th - CONSULAR SERVICES for US CITIZENS
Nov. 24th- the Head of Consular Affairs from the US Consulate General Milan will be at the American Corner Trieste to offer CONSULAR SERVICES for US CITIZENS and answer questions for US Citizens.  Appointments for US CITIZENS (passports, notary services, Social Security Card Applications) - by appointment.  Contact aia.fvg@gmail.com to set up an appointment.  In order to get detailed information on: forms, procedures, and applicable fees, visit the US Embassy website at http://italy.usembassy.gov/acs.html.assport application forms should be filled out on line and printed out in advance of the appointment.

SAVE THE DATE:  Nov. 29th - A FAMILY STYLE THANKSGIVING - Make your pre-paid reservation by Nov. 25th.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

November 2014 - Special Edition Newsletter

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste
NOVEMBER 2014 – SPECIAL EDITION

Lots going on this month!  Here’s an update on November appointments.  We will have some super guests:  Beth Holland – contributor to Edutopia member of Born to Read; Richard Manson – Navajo Diné.  Don’t forget Thanksgiving and the American Film Series.  In addition, US Citizen Services from the US Consulate General Milan will also be in Trieste.

Check our blog and like our Facebook pages for details and updates.

BORN TO READ / Nati per Leggere - The Childrens Corner Library at the American Corner Trieste has been recognized as a “Nati per Leggere” point!

Nov. 16th, 11am – noonNati Per Leggere -  15th Anniversary– at Liberia Lovat – Open to the Public
What sound does the frog make?  Animal Sounds from around the world – Erin and Helena will read and represent the American Corner.

STORYTIME BORN to READ - GUEST READER – BETH HOLLAND @ American Corner Trieste – Open to the Public
Nov. 17th, 5-6 pm  - The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.
Beth Holland, expert in mobile learning, K-8 education, and differentiated instruction will be reading in English.  Nati per Leggere / Born to Read is an international non-profit program to encourage children to read from a very early age.

CONFERENCE:  FROM LIBRARY to LEARNING COMMONS (full-service learning, research, and project space) – Open to the Public at American Corner Trieste.  With the endorsement of Associazione Italiana Biblioteche.
Nov. 18th,  5- 6 pm – Speaker – BETH HOLLAND – educator, technology innovation education specialist.
The role of physical libraries when every student potentially has a global, virtual library in their pocket. How access impacts reading, writing, and research. The impact of technology and the transformation of libraries from physical repositories to global learning.

CONSULAR SERVICES for US CITIZENS
Nov. 24th- the Head of Consular Affairs from the US Consulate General Milan will be at the American Corner Trieste to offer CONSULAR SERVICES for US CITIZENS and answer questions for US Citizens.

3-5:30 pm– Appointments for US CITIZENS (passports, notary services, Social Security Card Applications) - by appointment.  Contact aia.fvg@gmail.com to set up an appointment.  In order to get detailed information on: forms, procedures, and applicable fees, visit the US Embassy website at http://italy.usembassy.gov/acs.html.assport application forms should be filled out on line and printed out in advance of the appointment.

Consular service fees for passport or notarial services will have to be paid for by an assegno circolare (cashier’s check), issued by an Italian bank in the exact € amount of the fee, and made out to the U.S. Consulate General Milan. We will not be able to accept cash or credit cards for payment.

In you are interested in applying for a Social Security Number Card, these applications will be accepted as well. These services carry no fee, but applicants should be instructed to speak to the Federal Benefits office in the US Embassy in Rome (which handles Social Security matters) beforehand and get a list of all the documents required to support the application. Contact info for that office is: 0646745929 or e-mail
fbu.rome@ssa.gov

6-8 pm - Question and Answer Session for US Citizen Services – No Visa applications or Visa issues. Open to the Public – No appointment necessary
NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH continues with Documentaries and Speakers at American Corner Trieste and Open to the Public. 20/11, 10 am - Native American Healing in the 21st Century – Documentary, 52 min 21/11, 5 pm - CONFERENCE - THE ROLE OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN:  Past, Present, Future   RICHARD MANSON, Native Name:  NATONKONTSAKES, Richard is a Navajo Diné, tribal Artist, Sculptor, Teacher and Native American Ceremonial Expert, now living in Slovenia.
 
27/11  Our Spirits Don't Speak English:  Indian Boarding School – Documentary, 53 min.
 TUESDAY MORNINGS in American Corner
Nov. 25th, 10- 12. - TUESDAY COFFEE BREAK – 10-12 – Have a cup of coffee and some great conversation.
 
FAMILY STYLE THANKSGIVING DINNERNovember 29, 2014, 7:30 pm - ?
(Yes, we know that Thanksgiving is officially on Thursday, November 27th). 
It was so much fun last year, that we’re repeating the format this year!
LIMITED to 100 participants. 
RESERVATION and PAYMENT REQUIRED to block your place. 2014/15 MEMBERS ONLY.  Contribution €15 for Adults, €5 for children age 12 and under.  DEADLINE for Pre- Paid Reservations:  November 25th.  The Association will be cooking the Turkeys.  The rest is a Pot Luck!  North Americans bring assigned Hors d'oeuvres and Side dishes.  Everybody else brings Dessert.  All participants bring beverages (wine or whatever you prefer to drink) and their appetites.  Live music by the Five plus One Group with Judy Moss.
We will need volunteer crews for American Cooking School, Set-up and Clean-up.
 
AMERICAN COOKING SCHOOL:  THANKSGIVING
Nov. 28th10 am to 7 pm – Limited to 10 people.  Send an e-mail to participate aia.fvg@gmail.com  We need 5 people in the morning and 5 in the afternoon.  Learn how to prepare a Thanksgiving Feast with all the Fixings – Turkey, Stuffing, Succotash, Corn Bread, Pumpkin Pie and more.  Gabrielle, our Culinary Institute of America Graduate, will put us to all work and teach us the tricks of the trade.
 
WINE, CHEESE and BOOKS – November 18th at 8 pm
The book of the month is
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Want to participate?  Send an e-mail to aia.fvg@gmail.com.
 
FRIDAY NIGHTS!
AC TC – American Corner Teen Club meets
every Friday afternoon from 4:30 – 6:30.  Open to all Middle and High School Students.  Volunteering, Games, Films, Lego Mindstorms, Karoake – The sky’s the limit!FAMILY DATE NIGHT, Nov. 14th,  5 – 7 pm  - POCAHONTAS (Disney animated musical 81 min.) – Open to the Public.  Bring your kids, see the movie and go for a pizza afterwards!
 
AMERICAN FILM SERIES – Cinema Dei Fabbri, Shows at 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 pm – MEMBERS ONLY
Nov. 27th - People Like Us  Dir. Alex Kurtzman. Starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer. (DRAMA, 114 min.).  Here is the film trailer.  You can still join and go to the film series, use our library, participate in Members Only activities (like Thanksgiving!)
 
See you in the Association!

Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday afternoon- Nov. 14th at the American Corner

Largo ai giovani - Make room for the kids!

5-6:30 - Family Date Night - Film - POCAHONTAS - Disney Animation - 81 minutes - In English.  Free Entry

4:30 - 6:30 - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club - on the Highway to Teen Club.  Open to all Middle and High Schoolers.  Make, create, play, hang out!  Every Friday. 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

American Cooking School - Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving for 100!  Wow!  It takes a village.

American Cooking School - Thanksgiving and help make this the best Thanksgiving ...ever. 

With the expert guidance of Gabrielle, Culinary School of America Graduate, in our FAB LAB kitchen, learn:  - Turkey Prep,- Stuffing,- Succotash- Cornbread- Pumpkin Pie and more!

Friday, Nov. 28th - 5 people from 10-2 and 5 people from 3-7.  To participate send an e-mail to aia.fvg@gmail.com

Family Style Thanksgiving Party - Saturday, Nov. 29th at 7:30 pm - Pot Luck Meal and Live Music.  Prepaid Reservations required.  Limited to 100 people. Click for all the details!

Here is the picture of one of our 3 turkeys from last year... the turkey is in the middle!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Nati per Leggere - Born to Read

American Corner Trieste's - Childrens Corner Library is a Nati per Leggere point! 
Many special Nati per Leggere appointments next week for the 15th Anniversary of Nati per Leggere in Italy.
You can find us at the
Sunday, Nov. 16th, 11 am at the Libreria Lovat for International - Nati per Leggere.

Monday, Nov. 17th, 5-6 pm at the American Corner for "The Day the Crayons Quit" read in English by Beth Holland, of Born to Read (the US sister organization) and Edutopia- the George Lucas Foundation.  Open to the Public

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Native American Heritage Month - November 2014

Join us in November to celebrate Native American Heritage Month.
Documentaries, Speaker, Short Story, Family Film.
All Events Open to the Public.


THE CONFERENCE with RICHARD MANSON is CANCELLED. 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

What's Up - Nov. 10-14th

What's Up? Nov. 10 - 14th - All events Open to the Public

Tuesday - Nov 11th, 10-11 am - Short Story Club - “What you Pawn, I Will Redeem” by Sherman Alexie
Thursday, Nov. 13th - 10-11 am - Documentary - Black Indians :  An American Story - The little known story of the Black American Indians
Friday, Nov. 14th - 5-6:30 pm - Family Date Night - - Pocahontas  - Animated Disney Film
Friday, Nov, 14th, 4:30 - 6:30 - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club- For Middle and High Schoolers.

...
Save the dates:
Nov. 17th, 5-6 pm - Born to Read - Storytime - Beth Holland
Nov. 18th, 5-6 pm - Library Lecture:  From Library to Learning Commons - Beth Holland

Further Ahead - ...
Nov. 21st, 5-6 pm - Richard Manson, Navajo Diné, guest speaker - The Native American Woman
Nov. 24th 3:30-5:30 - US Consular Officials - US Citizen Services - Passports, Social Security cards, etc - by appointment - 6-7 pm - Question and Answer Session - Open for US Citizen issues.
Nov. 29th - Family Style Thanksgiving!  Members only - Reservation and Contribution required.

US CITIZEN SERVICES in Trieste - Nov. 24, 2014

ATTENTION U.S. CITIZENS! (versione in italiano sotto)

On November 24, 2014, the Head of US Consular Affairs from the US Consulate General Milan will be in Trieste to offer CONSULAR SERVICES for US CITIZENS (passport applications, notarial services, Social Security Number card applications). 
 
3-5:30 pm– Appointments for US CITIZENS (passports, notary services, Social Security Card Applications) - by appointment.

Contact aia.fvg@gmail.com to set up an appointment.

6-8 pm Question and Answer Session –. No Visa application Visa issues can be handled. Open to the public.

In order to get detailed information on: forms, procedures, and applicable fees, please visit the US Embassy website at http://italy.usembassy.gov/acs.html. Passport application forms should be filled out on line and printed out in advance of the appointment.

Consular service fees for passport or notarial services will have to be paid for by an assegno circolare (cashier’s check), issued by an Italian bank in the exact € amount of the fee, and made out to the U.S. Consulate General Milan. We will not be able to accept cash or credit cards for payment.

In you are interested in applying for a Social Security Number Card, these applications will be accepted as well. These services carry no fee, but applicants should be instructed to speak to the Federal Benefits office in the US Embassy in Rome (which handles Social Security matters) beforehand and get a list of all the documents required to support the application. Contact info for that office is: 0646745929 or e-mail fbu.rome@ssa.gov
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ATTENZIONE CITTADINI – USA

Il 24 novembre 2014 dall 15 alle 17:30, un console dall’US Consulate General Milan sarà a Trieste per offrire SERVIZI CONSOLARI ai CITTADINI degli STATI UNITI (rinnovo o richiesta passaporto, richiesta carta di Social Security).

Ore 15-17:30 – Appuntamenti per Cittadini Americani (passaporti, notaio, richiesta per codice di Social Security)

Scrivere a aia.fvg@gmail.com per fissare un appuntamento.

Ore 18-19 - Sessione Informativa – Non riguardante Visiti. Ingresso Libero

Per avere dettagli riguardante: moduli, procedure, costi, guardare il sito dell’Ambasciata: at http://italy.usembassy.gov/acs.html I moduli per passaporti devono essere compilati e stampati prima dell’appuntamento.

L'importo dovuto per passaporti e/o servizi notarili devono essere pagati tramite assegno circolare (cashier’s check), da una banca italiana con la cifra esatta in Euro, a nome di "U.S. Consulate General Milan". Non potremo accettare contanti o carte di credito per il pagamento.

Se dovrete richiedere una carta di Social Security, i moduli possono essere consegnati. Questo servizio e gratuito, ma sarebbe opportunot parlare con il Federal Benefits Office dell’US Embassy Rome (che gestisce le procedure di Social Security) in anticipo e procurare i documenti necessari per la domanda. Il numero di telefono dell’Ufficio è 06 46745929 oppure e-mail  fbu.rome@ssa.gov
 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

November 2014 Newsletter


AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste

NOVEMBER 2014

We’re still recovering from Our American Days and Halloween!  Check our Facebook and Blog for photos.  Thanks for coming to the Sala Tripcovich.  This month our Theme is Native American Heritage and we will also celebrate Thanksgiving!  Yes, there will be turkey! Check our blog and Facebook pages for details and updates.

 


You can still purchase your Memberships for 2014/15.  The prices remain unchanged:  €35 for the Regular Adult Membership and €25 for Students age 16 and over, Teachers and over age 65.  To attend courses, the student (or their parent must be a member).  Membership is valid for checking out books, magazines, DVD’s and for the 2014/15 American Cinema Program in the Original Version at Cinema dei Fabbri from October until May.  Membership is valid one school year and must be renewed annually.  You can register at any time.  MEMBERSHIP CARDS Please pick up your final membership cards in the office during our office hours:  Monday to Friday 4-7 pm and Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9 am until noon.

 

CONFERENCES and GUEST SPEAKERS

 

BORN TO READ – GUEST READER – BETH HOLLAND

Nov. 17 – 5-6 pm  - The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.

Beth Holland, expert in mobile learning, K-8 education, and differentiated instruction will be reading.  Nati per Leggere / Born to Read is an international non-profit program to encourage children to read from a very early age.  

 

FROM LIBRARY to LEARNING COMMONS (full-service learning, research, and project space)

Nov. 18th,  5- 6 pm – Speaker – BETH HOLLAND – educator, technology innovation education specialist.

The role of physical libraries when every student potentially has a global, virtual library in their pocket. How access impacts reading, writing, and research. The impact of technology and the transformation of libraries from physical repositories to global learning.

 

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE / WOMENS SPACE CONFERENCE

THE ROLE OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN:  Past, Present, Future

Nov 21st 5-6 pmRICHARD MANSON, Native Name:  NATONKONTSAKES, Richard is a Navajo Diné, tribal Artist, Sculptor, Teacher and Native American Ceremonial Expert, now living in Slovenia.

 

TUESDAY MORNING REMIX in the American Corner

Nov. 4th , 10-11:30 RELAXATION AND ANTI-STRESS in ENGLISH

Nov. 11th 10-11 am – SHORT STORY CLUB  This month we’ll read “What you Pawn, I Will Redeem” by Sherman Alexie, poet, short story writer, novelist, and performer and a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian

Nov. 25th, 10- 12. - TUESDAY COFFEE BREAK – 10-12 – Have a cup of coffee and some great conversation.

 

THURSDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE at 10 am. –OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


This series was produced by Rich-Heape Films, Inc. founded in 1994 to inform, educate and encourage awareness of Native Peoples, and to preserve the history and culture of the American Indian.





 

FAMILY STYLE THANKSGIVING DINNER – November 29, 2014, 7:30 pm - ?

(Yes, we know that Thanksgiving is officially on Thursday, November 27th).   

It was so much fun last year, that we’re repeating the format this year! 

LIMITED to 100 participants.  RESERVATION and PAYMENT REQUIRED to block your place.  2014/15 MEMBERS ONLY. 
Contribution €15 for Adults, €5 for children age 12 and under.  DEADLINE for Reservations:  November 15th.  The Association will be cooking the Turkeys.  The rest is a Pot Luck!  North Americans bring assigned Hors d'oeuvres and Side dishes.  Everybody else brings Dessert.  All participants bring beverages (wine or whatever you prefer to drink) and their appetites.  Live music by the Five plus One Group with Judy Moss. 

We will need volunteer crews for American Cooking School, Set-up and Clean-up. 

 

WINE, CHEESE and BOOKS – November 18th at 8 pm

The Evening Book Club is on the road.  Monthly meetings are held in different venues each month.  The book for November is I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Want to participate?  Send an e-mail to aia.fvg@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY NIGHTS

AC TC – American Corner Teen Club meets every Friday afternoon from 4:30 – 6:30.  Open to all Middle and High School Students.  Volunteering, Games, Films, Lego Mindstorms, Karoake – The sky’s the limit!

FAMILY DATE NIGHT, Nov. 14th,  5 – 7 pm  - Pocahontas (Disney animated musical 81 min.) – Open to the Public.  Bring your kids, see the movie and go for a pizza afterwards! 

 

AMERICAN FILM SERIES – Cinema Dei Fabbri, Shows at 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 pm – MEMBERS ONLY

Nov. 27th - People Like Us  Dir. Alex Kurtzman. Starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer. (DRAMA 114)

 

AMERICAN CORNER TRIESTE – Programs, consultation of the library, public internet access computers, and Wi-Fi are always free and open to the public.  It’s a great place to study, meet friends, bring your kids.  The US Department of State has granted us a Gold Standard rating in terms of programs, facilities, services! In addition to our regular library, we also feature and Education Advising Section, Children’s Corner Library and Women’s Space.  Oh, yeah!

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Remember that we are a volunteer organization.  We are looking for people to work in the afternoons at the Front Desk, manage library checkouts and for a variety of roles.  Contact us!  We’ll keep you busy!

 

See you in the Association!       

 

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Hours: Monday-Friday 4-7 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 9-12