Monday, October 3, 2011

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste


OCTOBER 2011 NEWS
THE SEASON IS UNDER WAY!

October is our favorite month. It is a BUSY one, but it’s an exciting time because everything at the Association comes back to life. Annual courses begin the week of October 10, we finally get to go to the movies (in English) again, we have our first Storytime field trip to the farm, there is Halloween, etc. FUN FUN FUN! Here’s what is going on in October:

FRIDAY AFTERNOON DOCUMENTARIES Via Roma 15, 6:00p.m.

Open to the Public, Hosted by Michael

October 7: They Made America- Gamblers

October 14: Destination America- The Art of Departure

October 21: Forgotten Ellis Island- The Extraordinary story of America’s Immigrant Hospital

AMERICAN CORNER NEWS:

We had a great time spending our $10,000 grant from the US Government on new books, dvd’s, and equipment for our library. You won’t believe what great stuff we have for you to check out!

We also received a generous grant from the US Government for 50th anniversary activities: a walking tour of American Trieste, American cooking classes. More news to come on these initiatives.

BE THE AIA AMBASSADOR FOR YOUR COMPANY!

The Italian American Association is a volunteer-run non-profit organization. We are looking for members like you to be the contact person for your workplace. If you are interested in collecting money and distributing memberships to your co-workers, contact Denise at 040630301 on Tuesday or Thursday from 10:00-12:00. We also have cinema program posters and fliers for you to distribute.

FILM SERIES AT THE ARISTON STARTS THIS MONTH

Cinema Ariston (You can also buy your membership there, but please come early to do the paperwork)

Viale Romolo Gessi, 14 Trieste Phone: 040 304222

Show times: 4p.m., 6:30p.m., 9:00p.m.

October 27: The Conspirator, dir. Robert Redford

THURSDAY MORNING ADULT COFFEE HOUR:

October 13 10:00-12:00 Come have a cup of coffee and a treat with us, in English! Second Thursday of the month.

AIA FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN:

STORYTIME FIELD TRIP: FARM VISIT, LUNCH AND PLAY

Open to member families and their children

October 16, 2011

Az. Agricola ed Agrituristica - Parco Rurale "Alture di Polazzo"

via Fornaci 1/A, Fogliano Redipuglia - 34070,Gorizia, ITALY

Tel: 0039-330/240132 0039-330/936836 info@parcorurale.it

Meeting time: 11:00a.m. English Agri-bus tour: 1 hour (tickets 4 euros/person)

Lunch at 1pm (adults 20 euros, kids 10 euros, drinks not included)

Call or stop in the Association to sign up. Please do this as soon as possible. Storytime Saturdays start in January.

HALLOWEEN PARTY: OCTOBER 28 6:00P.M.

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and bring them to the Association for fun, games, tricks and treats!

THE ASSOCIATION IS BABY-FRIENDLY!

We finally have a diaper-changing table!! Thank you, Davide, for putting it together for us! Feel free to stop in the Association when we are open if you need a quiet place to feed, change, or play with your baby.

MEMBERSHIP CARDS ARE HERE!

Our goal is to sell enough memberships to pay for the cinema program. That means doubling our membership from last year to 600. Prices are the same as last year: 35 euros for adults, 25 euros for students, retirees, and teachers. Students under 16 MUST have a written release signed by a parent to attend the film series. Membership entitles you to: 9 films at the Ariston, the Made for Each other classic film and tv series with Cappella Underground, entrance to special events, check out books and films from the library, sign up and attend courses. If you already renewed your membership, stop in to exchange your temporary membership for the new one.





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