Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Saturday Storytime

Hansel and Gretel

Join us on Saturday, April 2nd at 10 a.m. for our last Storytime of this season.

Call and reserve a space for your child. Linda, our mother tongue mommy, will be the reader of the week.

It's been fun, but it's now time for you kids and parents to go outside and play on Saturday mornings!

Friday Documentary - EARTH

Friday Documentary - Earth

Friday, April 1, 2011, 6 p.m., Via Roma 15 - Trieste

Take the voyage of a lifetime to visit the natural wonders of our planet. In honor of Earth Month. Travel to 200 locations in 21 countries. BBC footage.

Open to the Public

Italian for Foreigners - Presentation Tonight

Don't forget the Presentation of the Italian for Foreigners Class - Wednesday, March 30th at 7 p.m. The course begins next Wednesday, April 6th from 7-9 p.m. - meeting each Wednesday for 5 weeks. Cost - Euro 125 plus membership in the Associazione Italo Americana FVG. Ci vediamo questa sera!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Monday Nights

The Blob, (1958) starring Steve McQueen, directed by Irvin Yeaworth Jr.

Monday, March 28th, 8:30 p.m. at Cappella Underground, via Economo 12/9 - Trieste

Join Leonardo Buonomo for the final Monday Night of this season.

What retro fun. Indescribable, Indestructible, Nothing Can Stop it! (The real question, is what is Steve McQueen doing in a film like this?)

Saturday Storytime

Saturday, March 26th at 10 a.m.
There's a Wocket in my Pocket, Dr. Seuss.
Rachel, our mother tongue mommy, will delight us with this modern classic that her children love.
Call to reserve for your little ones. (040 63 03 01).
The last Storytime for the year is on April 2nd, then.... tutti al mare!

Friday Documentary - March 25th, 6 p.m.

One Woman, One Vote - PBS Documentary narrated by Susan Sarandon.
Learn the story of the 70 year struggle that American women fought in order to get voting rights.
In honor of Women's History Month.
Open to the Public - in Via Roma 15- Trieste

The Messenger - Cinema Ariston

Don't forget "The Messenger" at Cinema Ariston, Thursday - March 24th.
Showtimes: 16, 18:30 and 21.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Italian for Foreigners

We are offering another Italian for Foreigners class. This time it will be on Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm to accomodate those of you who are working (or who just prefer evening classes). The presentation of the course will be on March 30 at 7pm and the course will begin the week after and continue for 5 weeks with the possibility for another 5 weeks if there is enough interest. If you have any questions, talk to Karoline at the Association. A presto!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Monday Nights - Twilight Zone

Monday March 21st at 8:30 p.m. -
Twilight Zone - Cappella Underground, via Economo 12/9

You haven't been this scared since you were 10 years old and you were home alone on a rainy afternoon watching Twilight Zone re-runs. This time around, bring a friend to walk you home. Whether it's the 60's version or the 80's remake, it's always spooky.

The companion film the following week is The Blob.

Saturday Storytime - Henny Penny

Storytime is back on Saturday, March 19th, 10 a.m.
Join us for Henny Penny, a classic tale. Meet Henny Penny, Ducky Lucky, Goosey Loosey, Turkey Lurkey, Foxy Loxy and some other characters who have to let the King know that the sky is falling.
Please call to reserve for your little one!
See you Saturday.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Friday Documentary -American Road Trip-Golden Gate Bridge

Friday Documentary is back. This week we propose American Road Trip! The Golden Gate Bridge.
Friday, March 18th at 6:00 p.m., in Via Roma 15.
Join us and and Michael, our host, to learn all the behind the scenes stories of this San Francisco landmark.
Come on, we know that some of you are San Franciscans! If you're homesick, this is the place for you. On the other hand you might be a trivia expert, so you can enlighten some of the East Coasters and Mid-Westerners who happen to be around!

Sunday, March 13, 2011

The Association will be closed on March 17th

The Association will be closed on Thursday, March 17th in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Italian Unity.
No lessons will be held.
See you on March 18th!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

The Messenger moved to March 24

Please note that the film THE MESSENGER will not be shown as scheduled. The March 17 date has been cancelled due to the new holiday (The Unification of Italy). We will see you at the Ariston on March 24 instead.

What's happening in March, you ask?

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US AGAIN!   The Associazione Italo Americana celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.  We want to make this year last a long time, so we will spread out special events during the course of 2011. 

Sta andando benissimo!  It’s going great.  Lots of fun and no stress thanks to a neat group of students and fun teachers.
Italian Class continues on Wednesdays from 10 – 12.  You can still join the class with Gloria.
Italian Conversation Coffee Hour is held on Mondays from 11-12.  Open to the Public (preferably non-native Italian speaking) and moderated by Simonetta and Andrea (native Italian speakers with teaching experience).   The only rule is that you have to speak Italian or at least try!  Enjoy an espresso and practice your Italian… don’t worry, nobody will laugh.  Many of us are in the same boat!  Have you ever been in a room with 20 Laurel and Hardy’s in dubbed Italian version?

MONDAY NIGHTS – Cappella Underground, via Economo 12/9, 8:30 p.m.
Fun!  Each showing in English is followed by an English commentary by Leonardo Buonomo.
The Twilight Zone (TV Series)           March 21st
The Blob (Film)                                    March 28th

TGI THURSDAY – Adult Coffee Hour, Via Roma 15
March 10, 2011
Have a cup of coffee and enjoy some English conversation.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

FAIR GAME (2010)  - Thursday, March 3, 2011, at 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.
Starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts
March 24, 2011 THE MESSENGER

AMERICAN ROAD TRIP!  Golden Gate Bridge – March 19th
ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE – The Battle  for Women’s Voting Rights - March 25th

Children’s Corner –Following our official inauguration in February, we have received an excellent approval rating from our young visitors.  The Children’s Corner is open to schools as well.  If you’re a teacher, call for more information.

Storytime is now held in our new Children’s Corner.   Call the office and reserve for your children.  Free for the children of members.  There is a 2 week break because of Carnevale.  Have fun and come back ready for more stories.
Henny Penny, Classic - March 20th
There’s a Wocket in my Socket, Dr. Seuss - March 26th

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Via Roma 15, 34132 Trieste – 040 63 03 01
Hours: Monday-Friday 4-8pm and Tuesday, Thursday 10-12am

Friday, March 4, 2011

Adult Coffee Hour - Thursday, March 10th, 10-12 a.m.

Thursday Adult Coffee Hour

The next appointment is Thursday, March 10th from 10-12 a.m
Join us for some ENGLISH conversation, some cookies and some ITALIAN illycaffè.
Are you a native English speaker who is dying to express yourself in English? A non-native speaker who just wants to practice their English? Meet some nice people and have a great conversation. The only rule is that it should be in English!

OPEN to the PUBLIC - bring a friend

Monday Nights - The Barbershop - March 7th

Monday Nights continues.
March 7th at 8:30 p.m. at Cappella Underground with The Barbershop (2002 comedy, directed by Tim Story).
This companion film to last week's Sanford and Son takes place in South Side Chicago. The main character inherits his father's barbershop, which he decides to sell...then he has second thoughts and tries to get it back.

Enjoy the film and the commentary with Leonardo Buonomo.

Carnevale Hours

Buon Carnevale!
Our Administrative office will be closed on March 7-8-9th. There will be no library services or payments accepted on those days.
Regarding classes, on Tuesday, March 8th - NO classes (Elementary School, Advanced Conversation)
Classes on Monday and Wednesday will be held as scheduled.
Friday Documentary will be back on March 18th with American Road Trip! Golden Gate Bridge.
Storytime returns on March 19th with Henny Penny.
Have fun, stay warm and don't eat too many crostoli!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Cinema Ariston - FAIR GAME -March 3, 2011

Thursday is film night at the Ariston, Viale Romolo Gessi 14 - Trieste
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Showtimes: 16, 18:30, 21
Join Sean Penn and Naomi Watts for a CIA spy story!