Saturday, October 29, 2016

Closed for Fall Vacation

Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste is CLOSED for the FALL Vacation 

from:  Monday, October 31st 
until:  Friday, November 4th

No Office Hours, No Group Courses, No Library.  

Classes as usual on Saturday, October 30th and Saturday November 5th.  Have a Faboolous Halloween!  Enjoy the Break!

Friday, October 28, 2016

The Day After: Le Incredibili presidenziali del 2016





in collaborazione con


Seminario
  
The day after. Le incredibili presidenziali del 2016

Aula Magna del Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche, del Linguaggio, dell’Interpretazione e della Traduzione - Università di Trieste
Via Filzi 14 - Trieste
Mercoledì 9 novembre  ore 18.00– 20.00

Introduce e modera:

Partecipano:

  • Leonardo Buonomo, Università di Trieste
  • Annalisa Mogorovich, Dottorato Interateneo Trieste-Udine “Storia delle società, delle istituzioni e del pensiero”
  • Elisabetta Vezzosi, Università di  Trieste
  • Ilaria Zamburlini, Dottorato Interateneo Trieste-Udine “Storia delle società, delle istituzioni e del pensiero”

November 2016 Newsletter


NOVEMBER means:  Elections, Thanksgiving and Professional Development!   If you haven’t done so yet, remember to renew your Membership 2016/17, valid until August 31, 2017.    View the Newsletter on the Blog in Text or in Calendar Format.  Themes of the Month: U.S. Elections and Thanksgiving. 

ADD US TO YOUR ADDRESS BOOK so that you can continue to receive our updates.  Forward the newsletter to a friend!

OFFICE

Regular Hours: Mornings: Tues. and Thurs. 9–12, Afternoons:  Mon. through  Fri. 4-7
During Office Hours, you can Pay for a Course with Cash, Pick up your receipts for IBAN Payments, Check Out Books, DVD’s Magazines.  Questions? aiafrontdesk@gmail.com
We will be closed from October 31- November 4.  No Group Lessons, Office or Library Services during that period.  Enjoy the break!
SPECIAL EVENTS


·         PRESIDENTIAL FILM SERIES - 10 am – Duck Soup with the Marx Brothers, 12 noon – Man of the Year with Robin Williams, 2 pm – Primary Colors with John Travolta.
·         ELECTION NIGHT PARTY 8-10 pm.  Soup & Salad while following the polls, Selfies with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Election Trivia, Polling Station, Predictions.  €7 Contribution per participant.  Prepaid Reservations must be made by November 7th.


12/11– PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP for LANGUAGE TEACHERS, 2 – 5 pm. Free and Open to Language TeachersThe theme is: Creating a Learning Community: Engagement through Connections.  Send an email to aia.fvg@gmail.com to participate.  Space is limited. Working Language: English.  Congratulations to our teachers Janine, Karoline and Marina who will be presenting at the TESOL Conference in Rome in November. 
 
Event reserved for 2016/17 Members and their Families.  Our Annual Family Style Thanksgiving Pot Luck Dinner.  Italians bring the drinks and dessert, North Americans and Anglo Saxons bring the Side Dishes, we supply the turkey.  70 people, 3 turkeys, lots of fun!  €15 contribution for Adults, €5 for Children ages 5-12.  Prepaid Reservations Required. Limit:  70 people. 
We need Volunteers to Cook, Set up and Clean up.  We will be cooking on Friday afternoon and Saturday. Send us an email at aia.fvg@gmail.com and we’ll assign you a shift.

POSTPONED until 2017
Integrating Immigrant and Minority Children through Education.  Guest Speaker: Delia Pompa, former Director of the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs in the U.S. Department of Education and former Executive Director of the National Association for Bilingual Education. 

AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES and MEMBERSHIP
FALL CLASSES
Here are the Course schedules for 2016/17:  KIDS and ADULTS.  The next Weekend Warrior Full Immersion Intensive Weekend of the year is Nov. 26-27.  The Winter Session begins on January 9th.  If you wish to continue the Winter Session for yourself or your child, please confirm to aiafrontdesk@gmail.com by November 18th.   We have waiting lists for several courses. Remember to pick up your receipts at the Front Desk during our Office Hours. 

REMEMBER to RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP! 
2016/17 Membership Year began on September 1stHere is the Membership Form.  Membership prices remain unchanged.  €25 – Ridotto for Students 16 and over, Teachers and 65 and over.  €35 – Intero.  Membership is valid until August 31, 2017.  You can become a member at any time of the year.  Don’t miss the next film!



36th AMERICAN FILM SERIES  at Teatro dei Fabbri – Showtimes:  13:30. 16, 18:30, 21
The film series continues on November 24th.   Great American films in Original Version.  2016/17 Members Only.  Become a member during Office Hours.
24/11   ROOM. Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, William H. Macy. Drama. 1 h 58 min. 

SPECIAL EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
·         Family Film Festival - 11/11The Peanuts Movie, 88 min. 2015. 
·         Nati per Leggere – 17/11, 10 am  - Bilingual Reading English / Italian for ages 0-3 years.
·         Mom & Baby Survival Italian – Every Tuesday, 10 am
·         Mom & Baby Playgroup in English – Every Thursday, 10 am
·         Teen Club – Every Friday from 5 -7 pm

WOMEN’S SPACE and ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
·         Maker Space & Survival Italian for Adults – Every Thursday at 10 am
·         17/11, 8 pm - Women’s Book Club – Discussing Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.  Send an email to aia.fvg@gmail.com to participate.
·         22/11, 10 am - Tuesday Coffee Break
·         29/11, 10 am - Short Story Club – Giving Thanks for Delaying the Onset of Christmas  by Bill Bryson 

NEWS for U.S. CITIZENS

The Federal Benefits Unit is located in Rome.  Did you know that there is a treaty to combine your U.S. and Italian contributions?  If you need any information about Social Security, go to the Social Security Website or contact the Rome office via email at fbu.rome@ssa.gov

VOLUNTEERS
We are a Volunteer Run Non-Profit Association.
Volunteers run our Library, American Corner Programs and Activities.  We are looking for Volunteers to Mentor and Manage the Teen Club, Assist with the Nati per Leggere program, Work at the Cinema, Help with our Morning Activities.  Send us an email.  We’ll find a role for you.  University of Trieste students in Humanities or P.R. can earn Internship Credit Hours with us (CFU).   We accept students with a minimum of 75 hours (3 CFU).  You'll have a great experience and improve your English, while you also learn valuable people skills. Contact us!  aia.fvg@gmail.com 

AMERICAN CORNER TRIESTE – Programs, consultation of the library, public internet access computers, and Wi-Fi are always free and open to the public.  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 an Education Advising Section, Children’s Corner Library and Women’s Space.  Consult our on line catalog of Books and DVDs.
The American Corner also offers English Courses to Refugees thanks to a U.S. Government Grant. Coming Soon

Sunday, October 23, 2016

RACE - October 27th Teatro dei Fabbri

RACE - The first film in the American Film Series 2016/17, now in the 36th Edition.  Films in Original Version with English Subtitles.

Showtimes:  1:30 pm. 4 pm. 6:30 pm, 9 pm
Teatro dei Fabbri - Via dei Fabbri 2/A - Trieste

Associazione Italo Americana FVG Members Only.

RACE - The story of Jesse Owens during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.  2 hrs. 15 min.

Not a member yet?  
Come to the Office this week during our Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 4-7 pm
Tuesday and Thursday Morning 9-12
On Thursday before the film, you can become a member directly at Teatro dei Fabbri.

Membership
Ridotto: €25 - Students +16 yrs, Teachers, +65 yrs
Intero: €35 - Regular Adult Membership
You can become a member at any time of year.  The 2016/17 membership is valid until August 31, 2017.

Here is the link to Membership Info and the Membership Form.

  • Come to the office for easy renewal or new membership.  If you were a member in 2015/16 we have your data online. 
  • At the Theater, you will need to fill in the form.  If you can't make it to the office, save time at the theater and fill out the Membership Form at home.  


Saturday, October 22, 2016

October 24-28 - RACE 1st Film, Books, Moms and More!

Opportunities of the week! 

Renew your membership, go to Teatro dei Fabbri to see RACE, the first film in the American Film Series, discuss a poem, bring down the babies, make your Halloween costume and more!  .

We will be CLOSED from Monday, October 31 until Friday, November 4.                                         NO GROUP LESSONS, ACTIVITIES, LIBRARY or ADMINISTRATION from Monday to Friday.                  Saturday, October 28th and November 5th - Lessons as usual.                               

Renew your Membership 2016/17 during our Office Hours.  The American Film Series begins on Thursday, October 27th with the showing of RACE.   
Become a member in the office during our office hours on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Morning, Friday afternoon.
Thursday from 1:00 to 9 pm - Membership can be purchased directly at Teatro Dei Fabbri. 
You can become a member at any time of the year. Membership is annual and ends on August 31, 2017.


Tues. Oct. 25th
10 am - Short Story Club - A Cup We're discussing "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe.  Bring your Vincent Price voice.  Here is the link to read The Raven  You can also listen to readings by Vincent Price and Christopher Walken . 

10 am - Mom & Baby Survival Italian - Just arrived in Trieste, don't speak much Italian, You are Italian, are home with your baby and want to meet other Moms?  Come on down and bring the baby.  


Thurs. Oct. 27th
10 am - Mom & Baby Survival Play Date in English 

10 am - Maker Space and Survival Italian for Adults - Informal Italian conversation while we're making things. Bring in those new jeans that need to be hemmed.  Make your Halloween Costume!

1:30, 4:00, 6:30, 9 - RACE - 1st Film in the American Film Series of the Associazione Italo Americana FVG at Teatro dei Fabbri.  Members Only.   
RACE. Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics.  Starring Stephen James, William Hurt, Jeremy Irons. 2 h 14 min.

8 pm - Women's Book Club - Discussing  A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride.  Send us an email to participate aia.fvg@gmail.com


Friday. Oct. 28th
5-7 pm American Corner Trieste TEEN Club.

Looking ahead :

Friday, October 21, 2016

Halloween Party - No More Reservations



We have reached our limit for the Halloween Party.  

We cannot accept anymore reservations.

Have a ghoulish evening!  


Saturday, October 15, 2016

October 17-21 at American Corner Trieste / AIA FVG

Opportunities of the week! 

Renew your membership, Social Security, Nati per Leggere, Halloween and more!  .  

Renew your Membership 2016/17 during our Office Hours.  The American Film Series, use of our Library, registration for classes, Members-only events.   Pick up your Membership Card During Office Hours.

Tues. Oct. 18th
10 am - Coffee Break in English - A Cup of Coffee and some great conversation in English! Moms, you're welcome to join us with your babies.

10 am - Mom & Baby Survival Italian - Just arrived in Trieste, don't speak much Italian, You are Italian, are home with your baby and want to meet other Moms?  Come on down and bring the baby.  


Thurs. Oct. 20th
9-12 - Individual Appointments via email request at aia.fvg@gmail.com

2 pm - Presentation - Social Security: An Overview and How to Apply for Benefits Online.  

Oct. 20 - 10 am - Nati per Leggere Bilingual reading 0-3 yrs.  Join the Reading Ambassadors from Nati per Leggere for an hour of Bilingual Reading for Early Childhood.  No reservation needed.

10 am - Maker Space and Survival Italian for Adults - Informal Italian conversation while we're making things. Bring in those new jeans that need to be hemmed.  Make your Halloween Costume!

6 pm - Teachers Learning Network - Free and open to all Language Teachers.  Theme:  Designing Lessons for Pair and Group Work.  Just this month on Thursday.  



Friday. Oct. 21st
5-7 pm Halloween Party for Kids  Children of Members Only.  Prepaid Reservation Required.

Oct. 22-23 - Weekend Warrior - Full Immersion English in Trieste.  Jump start your English.  10 hours of English Fluency in 2 days.  

Looking ahead :

We will be CLOSED from Monday, October 31 until Friday, November 4.  
NO GROUP LESSONS, ACTIVITIES, LIBRARY or ADMINISTRATION from Monday to Friday.
Saturday, November 5th - Lessons as usual. 

Teacher Learning Network - Oct. 20, 2016

DATE CHANGE:  The next meeting of the Teacher Learning Network will be on Thursday, OCTOBER 20th at 6 pm

Free and Open to Language Teachers.  Meetings are held in English.






































Next Meeting Dates:

Saturday, November 12th - Professional Development Workshop
February 3rd
March 24th
May 5th

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct. 10-14 at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste

Opportunities of the week! 

Renew your membership, Mom & Baby Groups, Teen Club, Maker Space. Visit our Library.  Come in for your class. Make an appointment for Social Security.  

Renew your Membership 2016/17 during our Office Hours.  The American Film Series, use of our Library, registration for classes, Members-only events.   

Tues. Oct. 11th
10 am - Mom & Baby Survival Italian - Just arrived in Trieste, don't speak much Italian, You are Italian, are home with your baby and want to meet other Moms?  Come on down and bring the baby.  Informal Italian conversation in a laid back baby friendly setting.

Thurs. Oct. 13th
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date in English - Come on down.  we'll be together in the Children's Corner.  English is the language of the day.  Meet some Moms, your babies can play or enjoy a nap.  Family Friendly - Changing table, quiet zone.
10 am - Maker Space and Survival Italian for Adults - No 3D printers, but 3 Singer Sewing Machines and a lot of creativity. We'll be doing some simple informal Italian conversation while we're making things. Bring in those new jeans that need to be hemmed.  Make your Halloween Costume!

Friday. Oct. 14th
5 pm - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club Making, Creating, Hanging Out in English.  Every Friday afternoon.  Middle School and High School students.  Activities overseen and mentored by cool English speaking University Students.  (Not your Mom's Teen Club).  We are decorating for Halloween this week!

Looking ahead at Special events:
Oct. 20 - 10 am - Nati per Leggere Bilingual reading 0-3 yrs

Appointments in the morning and 
Presentation at 2 pm.  
Make your appointment at aia.fvg@gmail.com

Oct. 21st 5 pm - Halloween Party for Kids  Children of Members Only


Oct. 22-23 - Weekend Warrior - Full Immersion English in Trieste.  

Social Security in Trieste Oct. 20, 2016




Oct. 20, 2016 - 

at American Corner Trieste

Piazza Sant'Antonio 6 - Trieste


9am - 12pm  - Individual Appointments - Social Security Questions

Request an Individual Appointment at aia.fvg@gmail.com


2- 3 pm -PresentationSocial Security - An Overview and How to Apply for Social Security Benefits Online 

Free and Open to the Public


Halloween Party for Kids 2016


Friday, October 21, 2016 - 5 - 7 pm
For Children of 2016/17 Members Only
€5 Donation per Family.  Wear your costume!
Children up to Grade 5.
Reservation Requested.



Thursday, October 6, 2016

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Teen Club

Join us for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971 with Gene Wilder.  In English. Family Film Series.

No Golden Tickets Required!  Free and Open to the Public.

Friday, October 7, 2016 at 5 pm
American Corner Trieste
Piazza Sant'Antonio, 6 - Trieste

The next film in the Series:  The Peanuts Movie - Nov. 11, 2016

Your Kids are Too Big for this film?
Send them to American Corner Teen Club.
Every Friday afternoon from 5 - 7 pm.  Making, Creating, Hanging Out - In English.  For Middle and High School Students.
Free and Open to the Public.

Renew your Membership

Have your renewed your Associazione Italo Americana FVG Membership for 2016/17?  

See 9 fantastic films in the 36th American Film Series of the Associazione Italo Americana FVG (in English) at Teatro dei Fabbri.  The first film is "RACE" on October 27th at 13:30, 16, 18:30 and 21.

You can also check out Books, DVDs and Magazines from the American Corner Library

Plus, you participate in Members Only activities like:  Halloween for Kids and Thanksgiving.

For more details about membership go to this LINK .

American Corner Library Online

Are you looking for something specific?  






Feel free to browse our American Corner Library collection ONLINE  where you can see our DVDs and Books.

Better yet, come down and browse in person!  We're sure that you'll find something great that you hadn't planned on checking out.

Your Membership Card is also valid for the American Corner Library.


Check Out Periods:
Books - 1 month
DVDs - 1 week
Magazines - 1 week

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

American Film Series 2016/17















TEATRO DEI FABBRI, Via dei Fabbri 2/A, Trieste

Showtimes: 13:30, 16:00, 18:30, 21:00

October 27, 2016       RACE. Dir. Stephen Hopkins. Starring Stephen James, William Hurt, Jeremy Irons. Biography, Drama. 2 h 14 min.

November 24, 2016   ROOM. Dir. Lenny Abrahamson. Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, William H. Macy. Drama. 1 h 58 min.

December 15, 2016   TRUMBO. Dir. Jay Roach. Starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren. Biography, Drama. 2 h 4 min.

January 19, 2017       THE VISIT. Dir. M. Night Shyamalan. Starring Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan. Thriller. 1 h 34 min. 

February 9, 2017        ELVIS & NIXON. Dir. Liza Johnson. Starring Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey. Comedy.    1 h 26 min. 

March 2, 2017            THE WITCH: A NEW-ENGLAND FOLKTALE. Dir. Robert Eggers. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie. Horror. 1 h 32 min.

March 23, 2017          HAIL, CAESAR! Dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlet Johansson. Comedy. 1 h 46 min.

April 20, 2017             THE JUNGLE BOOK. Dir. Jon Favreau. Starring  Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley. Adventure. 1 h 46 min.

May 11, 2017             FINDING DORY. Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane. Starring Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill.  Animation. 1 h 37 min.

2016/17 Membership cards can be purchased at the Association, Piazza S. Antonio n. 6, Monday to Friday 16:00-19:00, Tuesday & Thursday 9:00-12:00. Membership fees: €35 – adults; €25 – students over age 16, teachers and seniors (over 65). 
Membership:  In addition to admission to the nine movies listed above, members can borrow Books, DVDs and Magazines from the Association Library and participate in Members Only Events.  
Membership Validity: September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017.
Fill in the Membership Form and pay your membership fee to become a member. If you were a member in 2015/16 come during office hours and we can pull you up on the computer. 

For more information about our activities (including English/Italian-language classes), please visit our blog:  www.aia-fvg.blogspot.com, write to aia.fvg@gmail.com or call 040 630301.  You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

The Teatro dei Fabbri is managed by La Contrada - Teatro Stabile.