Sunday, April 30, 2017

May 2017 Newsletter

 MAY 2017 NEWSLETTER
MAY:   GLOW Weekend, Miss-Mass Magazine, 3D Printing, Mini Basket in English, Ice Cream Social - Graduation!  Come on down!  We offer activities and courses for all ages.  View the Newsletter on the Blog in Text or in Calendar Format.  Theme of the Month: Memorial Day Forward the newsletter to a friend!
OFFICE:
Library Hours: Mornings: Tues. and Thurs. 9–12, Afternoons:  Mon. through Fri. 4-7
Administration Hours:  Mornings: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9-12, Afternoons: Thursday 4-7.  Pick up your IBAN Receipts, Make Cash Payments, during our Administration Hours, listed above. Questions? aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

CLOSED for VACATION – NO GROUP CLASSES or ACTIVITIES:
May 1st, June 2nd

AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES

SUMMER STEAM Full Immersion English Mornings for Pre-K, Elementary, Middle and High School.  We start the week of June 19th.  Registration is Open and Space is limited.  Here is the link to the Summer STEAM Schedule.   4 Weeks – 2 at the beginning of the Summer and 2 before school starts.  You can take just 1 week or as many weeks as you like.  Great for Native Speakers too!


26/05, 6 pm – The Annual celebration for our young students.  Make your own sundae and receive your diploma.  Open to our young students and their families.  RSVP at aia.fvg@gmail.com
                                                        
NEWS
Are you a writer? Anyone can submit a Fiction or Non-fiction work in English (max 1000 words).  We’re launching a magazine in English.  Deadline for Submissions:  May 8, 2017. Issue 0 in June 2017. 

LA DONNA DELLA MIA VITA – le Vie delle FotoApril 2017
Thanks to all who participated and visited our exhibit!  The Abbington Friends School in Pennsylvania held the exhibit simultaneously. 

3D MakerBot PRINTER and SCANNER – Our Maker Space is now complete.  We have made a few 3D creations.  Come down and try it out.  If you need a 3D Printer for a project, we can arrange for you to use it on Tuesday or Thursday mornings and Friday afternoons. Send us an email!

Starting on May 9th, Futurosa, in collaboration with the Associazione Italo Americana FVG, is offering a special mini-basketball course in English for boys and girls born in 2008/09/10.  Special Price for AIA FVG Members. There will also be a 1 week Summer Basketball Camp.   

SPECIAL EVENTS:

GLOW –24 hour Sleepover for Middle and High School Girls
May 6-7, 3pm-3pm.  The second year of G.L.O.W – Girls Leading Our World.  24 hours of girl power, mentoring, learning, fun.  Lead by a team of Super Women. Registration DEADLINEApril 28th.

 36th AMERICAN FILM SERIES  at Teatro dei Fabbri – Showtimes:  13:30. 16, 18:30, 21
The film series continues. Great American films in Original Version.  2016/17 Members Only. 
LAST FILM
11/05 – FINDING DORY. Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane. Starring Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill.  Animation. 1 h 37 min.


REGULAR EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
  • Family Film Festival – 12/05, 5 pm – THE JUNGLE BOOK, 2016
  • Nati per Leggere – 18/05, 10 am – Bilingual Reading English / Italian for ages 0-3 years.
  • Mom & Baby Play Group – Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10 am. 
  • Teen Club – Every Friday from 5 -7 pm
WOMEN’S SPACE and ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
  • Maker Space for Adults – Every Thursday at 10 am – Use, Teach or Learn.  3D Printer and Scanner, Sewing Machines, Knitting.    
  • 5/05, 6 pm – Teacher Learning Network – Open to all Language Teachers. 
  • 23/05, 10 am - Tuesday Coffee Break – A coffee and some conversation in English!
  • 25/05, 8 pm - Women’s Book Club – Discussing The Dress: Nine Women, One Dress by Jane Rosen.  Send an email to aia.fvg@gmail.com to participate.
  
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.  University of Trieste students in Humanities or P.R. can earn Internship Credit Hours with us (CFU).   We accept students with a minimum of 75 hours (3 CFU).  You'll have a great experience and improve your English, while you learn valuable people skills. Contact us!  aia.fvg@gmail.com 
 AMERICAN CORNER TRIESTE – Programs, consultation of the library, public internet access computers, and Wi-Fi are always free and open to the public.  A great place to study, meet friends, bring your kids.  The US Department of State has granted us a Gold Standard rating in terms of programs, facilities, services! In addition to our regular library, we also feature an Education Advising Section, Children’s Corner Library and Women’s Space.  Consult our on line catalog of Books and DVDs.

The American Corner also offers English and Life Skills Courses for Refugees thanks to a U.S. Government Grant.

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