Tuesday, June 3, 2014

June 2014 Newsletter

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste
JUNE 2014 NEWS

Ice Cream, Baseball, Summer Camp, Summer Movies, Summer Reading!  These are a few of our favorite Summer things.  Join in the fun! 

June 6th at 6 pmAll of our Students (young and not so young) and their families are invited to our Graduation and Ice Cream Social.  Please RSVP so we have enough ice cream for everybody! aia.fvg@gmail.com  A big round of applause goes to all of our teachers as well!

PRESENTATION OF SUMMER COURSES AND ACTIVITIES
June 6th at 5:30 pm – See our schedule of  SUMMER STEAM Weeks for ages 6-18 – Learn by doing, in English.  ADULT INTENSIVE WEEKS and all of our Summer Fun!

SUMMER MUSICAL MATINEES –OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10-12 am
Let’s Get Musical!  Something for Everyone:  Kids, Grandparents, Adults.  From June 17th until July 24th .  Enjoy our cool room and go home singing.
June 17thAn American in Paris (1951) with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron
June 19thLion King (1994) a modern Disney animated classic
June 24thMamma Mia (2008) with Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan
June 26thEaster Parade (1948) Judy Garland and Fred Astaire

Wednesdays, 6-7 pm starting on June 18th
A story read by an English Mother Tongue, followed by a related activity.  Are you a Native Speaker?  Want to read?  Contact us!  aia.fvg@gmail.com   We are also looking for Junior Volunteers.
I ♥ READING SUMMER READING Competition for Children and Adults – Check out a book, Get a Point!  Put a trip to the library on your weekly summer agenda.  All Summer Long!

THURSDAY COFFEE BREAK in our library 10 – 12 – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June 12th - Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and some great conversation in English!   

FRIDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in our Multi-Media Room at 6 p.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June 13th         Baseball a Film by Ken Burns -  The History of Baseball
June 20th         A Little League Story - From the Local Leagues to the Little League World Series
June 27th               Lidia Bastianich – Independence Day in America
 
WOMEN’S SPACE CONFERENCE
June 16th – 6 pm –STEREOTYPE THREAT:  WOMEN and MATH – Speaker:  Andrea Carnaghi, Psychologist, Assistant Professor – U. of TS , Dept of Life Sciences.  The theoretical sterotype background and how stereotypes effect our behavior. The impact of gender stereotypes on women's performance in math tests.

Our very own Shiela Khawaja translated the play Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Aids into English as an Associazione Italo Americana Volunteer.  The opening of the play in Italian is on June 6th at the Museo Revoltella and in English in Copenhagen on June 23rd.  Way to go Sheila!

ANTI- STRESS and RELAXATION in English  OPEN to the  PUBLIC
June 12th , 10-11:30 am – Anti-stress and relaxation session in English with the Gestalt Method. Thank you Melissa!

RECEIPTS   If you have paid with an IBAN, please remember to pick up your receipts.  Come to our office on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoons during Paola’s shift from 4-7pm to pick up your receipts.  Questions? Contact aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

June 5th and June 9th , 6 – 7 pm -   Free and Open to all taking the free online course that started in May.

2014/15 MEMBERSHIP
We began selling Memberships for 2014/15.  The prices remain unchanged:  €35 for the Regular Adult Membership and €25 for Students, Teachers and Over age 65.  Membership is valid for checking out books, magazines, DVD’s and for the 2014/15 American Cinema Program starting in the Fall.  Membership should be renewed each year.  If you are a 2013/14 member, you can continue to use our library until Fall 2014.  We closed the season with 570 members!  Go AIA! 

TUESDAY BOOK CLUB  - On Vacation until September

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!       

FOLLOW US on:                  
Piazza S. Antonio 6, 34122 Trieste – 040 63 03 01       aia.fvg@gmail.com

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

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