Friday, August 12, 2016

September 2016 Newsletter


SEPTEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER  AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste 

Countdown to Back to School.  Enjoy the final days of summer! We’re back and ready to go.  Come to our OPEN DAYS.  Classes start on September 19th. View the Newsletter in Calendar Format.  Themes of the Month: Back to School and Character.  ADD US TO YOUR ADDRESS BOOK so that you can continue to receive our updates.  Forward the newsletter to a friend!

AMERICANS CAN VOTE. WHEREVER THEY ARE.  If you are an American citizen, register to vote ASAP.  Go to www.FVAP.gov and fill out the Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Form.

OFFICE:
Regular Hours : Mornings: Tues. and Thurs. 9–12, Afternoons:  Mon.– 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

Our 2016/17 Membership Year begins on September 1stHere is the Membership Form.  Membership prices remain unchanged.  Euro 25 – Ridotto for Students 16 and over, Teachers and 65 and over.  Euro 35 – Intero.  Membership is valid until August 31, 2017.  Renew your membership each year to take advantage of the American Film Series, Register for Courses, Use our Library, Participate in Members Only Events.

36th AMERICAN FILM SERIES at Cinema dei Fabbri
The film series begins on October 27th.  The dates are set and the film list will be published in October.  9 great American films in Original Version.

NEWS
US Ambassador to Italy John Phillips and Ambassador Philip Reeker US Consulate General Milan visited us on July 28th, meeting with our Refugee Students and Teachers.  Thanks to a contribution from the US Mission to Italy, the American Corner teaches special English Courses for 60 Refugees

U.S. Social Security – On October 20th a Field Representative from the U.S. Social Security Administration will be at the American Corner.  More details in the October newsletter.

AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES  
FALL ENGLISH CLASSES start the week of September 19th
Here are the Course schedules for 2016/17:  KIDS and ADULTSYou can register now.  We also offer classes for Native Speakers – Elementary and Middle School.

OPEN DAYS.  Visit our Space. Meet our Teaching Team. Participate in a Mini Trial Lesson
Free and Open to the Public.  Bring some friends!  Bring the kids for Kids Day. 
5/9, 6 pm – OPEN DAY for Kids
6/9, 6 pm – OPEN DAY for Adults
7/9, 6 pm – OPEN DAY for English Teachers and School Programs. 

SPECIAL EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
Nati per Leggere – Bilingual Reading English / Italian for ages 0-3 - 15/9, 10 am
Mom & Baby Survival Italian – Every Tuesday.  Starting on 20/9, 10 am
Mom & Baby Playgroup in English – Every Thursday.  Starting on 22/9, 10 am
Teen Club – Starting on September 23 at 5 pm with a special program dedicated to Character Day
Family Film Festival – Starting in October 

SUMMER READERS - Congratulations to all our participants.  Keep on Reading!

WOMEN’S SPACE and ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS
20/9, 10 am - Tuesday Coffee Break
27/9, 10 am - Short Story Club – I’m the Greatest by Red Smith
Women’s Book Club – meeting date to be decided.  No book this month, just planning! Send an email for info. 
Survival Italian for Adults – Thursdays Starting on 22/9, 10 am
Maker Space- Thursdays Starting on 22/9, 10 am

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!


See you in the Association!       FOLLOW US on: www.aia-fvg.blogspot.it   https://twitter.com/AIAFVG 
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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