Monday, November 28, 2011

Thanksgiving Photos

Thank you for joining us for Thanksgiving! If you are American and couldn't make it, we hope that you enjoyed a celebration at home to keep up the tradition. P.S. enjoy the leftovers.
What a lovely evening.
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Cookie Fest and Santa Visit

Cookie Fest and Santa Visit!

When: Friday, December 2, 2011 - 5-7 p.m.

Where: Associazione Italo Americana FVG/American Corner Trieste - Via Roma 15 -Trieste - tel: 040 63 03 01

Bring some holiday cheer and some Christmas cookies! Join us for this annual event. Open to the Public.

Please share your favorite holiday cookies with us .... and remember to share the recipe too!

Cookies --Cooking Demonstrations --Santa Visit--Photos with Santa --Activities for Kids

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Winter's Bone at the Ariston - December 1st

The American Film Series in original version continues with:

Film: Winter's Bone

Where: Cinema Ariston, viale Romolo Gessi - Trieste

When: Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Director: Debra Granik
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes and Garret Dillahunt

If you don't have your membership card yet, you can purchase it directly at the Cinema on film night or in the office. Remember that your card is also valid for the Made for Each Other Series that starts on December 5th with Glee at the Cappella Underground (Miela Theater) at 8:30 p.m.


We will be open from 10-12 on Thursday but closed in the afternoon. Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Friday Documentary -Dedicated to Thanksgiving

This week our Friday Documentary Series is dedicated to Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 25, 2011, 6:00 p.m.

American Corner Trieste - Via Roma 15 -Trieste

First Burt Wolf will explain Thanksgiving traditions from Williamsburg, Virginia in a perfect colonial setting: Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom, Thanksgiving

Then America's Test Kitchen will teach us how to prepare Turkey and Dressing.

Open to the Public! Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Thanksgiving Reservation Deadline TODAY!

Dont forget that today is the last day to make your reservations for Thanksgiving Dinner at the Bottega del Vino.
Come by the office - Via Roma 15 - Trieste or call - 040 63 03 01 during office hours - (This afternoon from 4- 8 p.m.)

Don't get left out. We cannot accept any reservations after November 18th ... sorry.
The cost is: Euro 40 for adults and Euro 15 for children up to age 12.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Friday Documentary: True Whispers - November 18th, 6 p.m.

Friday Documentary: True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

Date: Friday, November 18, 2011, 6:00 p.m.

Where: American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG

via Roma 15 - Trieste


Exploring the personal and heartfelt story of the Navajo Code Talkers, this program tells the stories of the young Navajo men recruited from harsh government boarding schools into the Marines during World War II. From 1942-1945, the Code Talkers devised an unbreakable code in their native language and transmitted vital messages in the midst of combat against the Japanese.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Film: The Kids are All Right -Nov. 17th

30th American Film Series in Original Version

Film: The Kids are All Right

At: Cinema Ariston, via Romolo Gessi

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 14, 16, 18:30, 21

Starring: Annette Bening and Julianne Moore

Directed by: Lisa Cholodenko

The Kids Are All Right is an entertaining slice-of-life domestic drama about two kids who look up their sperm-donor father, causing cataclysmic changes in the family dynamic. Not a unique premise save that the parents of the kids happen to be lesbians.

You can purchase your membership either directly at the Ariston before the film or in the office in Via Roma 15.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Thanksgiving Dinner, November 24, 2011

This traditional turkey dinner is a fundraiser for the Association. Spread the word. Seating is limited and must be reserved and paid for by November 18.
WHEN: November 24, 2011, 8:00p.m.
WHERE: Bottega del Vino, Courtyard of San Giusto Castle
Cost: Euro 40 for Adults and Euro 15 for children (up to 12 years old)
Reservations: Pass by the Association, make your reservation, pay, get your receipt.
DEADLINE: November 18

Saturday, November 5, 2011

November Newsletter

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste
November 2011 NEWS

We LOVE November. Gobble gobble! The Association turns 50 (don’t we look young??) and Thanksgiving is coming up. Boy, do we have LOTS to be thankful for this year… Here’s what’s happening in November.

THANKSGIVING: This traditional turkey dinner is a fundraiser for the Association. Spread the word. Seating is limited and must be reserved and paid for by November 18.
November 24, 2011, 8:00p.m. Bottega del Vino, Courtyard of San Giusto Castle
Euro 40 for Adults and Euro 15 for children (up to12 years old)
Reservations: Pass by the Association, make your reservation, pay, get your receipt.
DEADLINE: November 18

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

2ND Annual Saturday Game Day in the Library
November 12th , 4 – 7 p.m.
Something for all ages and styles…Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble, Candyland, Twister, Wii Sports and any other game you want to bring! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Nov. 4th - Italians in America – Our Contribution
Nov. 11th – Proud to Serve – Men and Women of the US Army
Nov. 18th – True Whispers – The story of Navajo CodeTalkers
Nov. 25th – Burt Wolf – Taste of Freedom Thanksgiving plus America’s Test Kitchen – Turkey

THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (2010) - Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2:00p.m., 4:00p.m., 6:30p.m. and 9:00p.m.

Library News
We have just received our new books and DVD’s for the year. There is something for everyone: The Help, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Freedom and lots of children’s books. As we get things catalogued, they go on the shelves! DVD’s include Herbie the Love Bug, all of the movies from last year’s film series and much much more!

50th Anniversary News
We are proud to announce that the Association has received a generous grant from the US Government to support 50th anniversary associations including cooking classes and the America in Trieste walking tour, which will debut this month for Association volunteers and Robert Palladino, the US Consulate’s new Public Affairs Officer.

Upcoming events
Cookie Fest and Santa Visit– This event is on Friday, December 2nd from 5-7 p.m. Get ready!


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

Thursday Coffee Time - Nov. 10, 2011 -10-noon

It's Thursday Coffee Time this week from 10-noon.
Join us in Via Roma 15 at the Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste for some clever conversation (in English naturally), a cup of coffee and a piece of cake.
Bring a friend...practice your English, or just come to speak English because you're a little homesick.
Open to the Public.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

International Game Day- Nov. 12, 2011, 4-7 p.m.

International Game Day in the Library

Saturday, November 12, 2011- 4- 7 p.m.

Join the American Corner Trieste Paolo Bearz Library for International Game Day in the Library. Via Roma 15 - Trieste

Over 1,700 libraries around the world are celebrating community and fun for all ages.

Get together a team and come on down: Scrabble, Scrabble Jr, Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Battleship, Candyland, Twister, Wii Sport, Checkers, Chess, Puzzles. If there is a game that you like that's not on the list... bring it with you!

We've got something for all ages. Plus there are snacks and prizes.