Thursday, June 1, 2017

June 2017 Newsletter

 JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER

JUNE=SUMMER!  Fun, Full Immersion, Films.  Come on down!  Lit Flicks and the Summer Cartoon Festival.  We offer activities and courses for all ages.  Save the Date: Independence Day Celebration – July 2ndView the Newsletter on the Blog in Text or in Calendar Format.   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

SUMMER LIBRARY and ADMINISTRATION HOURS begin on JUNE 19th
Tuesday and Thursday mornings:  9-12 and Wednesday afternoons: 5-7 pm

CLOSED for The Festa della Repubblica -  NO GROUP CLASSES or ACTIVITIES:
June 2nd and 3rd
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.   You can register your child online at this LINK.  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! Payment and registration according to the deadlines. 

WEEKEND WARRIOR Full Immersion English for Adults. 
June 10/11 and or July 8/9.  1 weekend, 10 hours of Full Immersion, Infinite Fun.  June Deadline: June 7th.

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS are also possible during the summer. 

FALL 2017/18 CLASS SCHEDULES for KIDS and ADULTS
Summer just started, but you can start to think about Fall.  English Classes for All Ages and All Levels.
Pre-Registration Links will be available online soon.   ATTN: We cannot accept payments for Fall Classes or 2017/18 Memberships until September 1st when the 2017/18 Membership Year begins. 

Photos of the event are viewable at this LINK.  If you missed it, you can pick up your certificate at the Front Desk. 

The editorial team is working.  Issue Zero Launch in September.  Thanks to all who contributed!   
                                        
We had a great 5 weeks with Futurosa, Mini Basket in English. Looking ahead to Summer Basketball Camp:  1 week –June 12-19 for Kids 2004/5/6/7.  Tell them that you are an AIA FVG Member.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

GLOW – was a fantastic and intense 24 hours for all participants and mentors!  Thanks to everyone for making it such a great success.  An extra special thanks to Erin for putting it all together.  Looking forward to next year.  Here is the LINK with the photo highlights. 

LIT FLICKSAmerican Literature on the Big Screen at American Corner Trieste – In Original Version.  Free and Open to the Public. Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
7/6     The Last of the Mohicans. Book: James Fenimore Cooper. Film 1992 with Daniel Day-Lewis.      
14/6   The Scarlet LetterBook: Nathaniel Hawthorne. Film 1995 with Demi Moore.      
21/6   12 Years a Slave. Book: Solomon Northup. Film 2013 with Chiwetel Ejiofor
28/6   The Great Gatsby. Book: F. Scott Fitzgerald. Film 2013 with Leonardo DiCaprio. 
5/7     A Streetcar Named Desire. Book: Tennessee Williams. Film 1951 with Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh
12/7   To Kill a Mockingbird. Book: Harper Lee. Film 1962 with Gregory Peck.   

SUMMER CARTOON FESTIVAL Favorite Cartoon Films in English at American Corner Trieste – In Original Version.  Free and Open to the Public. Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.
21/6   Finding Nemo (Alla Ricerca di Nemo)
28/6   Finding Dory (Alla Ricerca di Dory)
5/7     The Aristocats (Gli Aristogatti)
12/7   Zootopia (Zootropolis)
19/7   Bolt (Bolt)
26/7   Moana (Oceania)                        

02/07, 6-10 pm – SAVE the DATE! An evening of family fun and a cookout! In collaboration with the Muli Trieste American Football Team and ADS Sant’Andrea San Vito at the Campo Sportivo Starc, Via Locchi.  Free and Open to the Public. Football, Flag Football, Games, Food, Fun!  Uncle Sam and the Statue of Liberty too!

REGULAR EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
·         08/06, 10 am - Nati per Leggere – Bilingual Reading English / Italian for ages 0-3 years.
  • Mom & Baby Play Group – Back in September! 
  • Teen Club Back in September!
WOMEN’S SPACE and ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
  • 06/06, 10 am - Tuesday Coffee Break – A coffee and some conversation in English!
  • 13/06, 10 am Short Story ClubImmigrant Picnic by Gregory Djanikian
  • Maker Space for Adults – Back in September    
  • Women’s Book Club – Back in September
  
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.  
The American Corner also offers English and Life Skills Courses for Refugees thanks to a U.S. Government Grant.

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