NOVEMBER 2017 NEWSLETTER
NOVEMBER brings THANKSGIVING, lots of things to be thankful for and all of our Regular Activities. Theme of the Month: NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE. View the Newsletter on the Blog in Text and in Calendar Format. Forward the newsletter to a friend!
Tuesday and Thursday mornings: 9-12 and Thursday afternoons: 4-7 pm
Pick up your IBAN Receipts, Make Cash Payments, during our Administration Hours, listed above. Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
LIBRARY and AMERICAN CORNER HOURS:
Our Library hours are: Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9-12 and Monday to Friday afternoons from 4-7 pm. The Library is volunteer run. Call for Library Volunteers!
· Parent Library Volunteers while your children are in class help shelve books and Check-ins / outs.
· Library Assistants for 1 or 2 afternoons a week – You’re a Librarian or just love Libraries? We want you!
HOLIDAYS – CLOSED from October 29th – November 5th
No Lessons, No Office Hours, No Group Activities. Enjoy the Break!
AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES
(Dettagli in italiano a questo LINK.) If you or your child are currently registered in a FALL CLASS, and you wish to continue in WINTER, we ask you to:
· WHAT: SIGN in person to CONFIRM your registration for the WINTER Session. No Emails or Phone Calls.
· WHEN: During our OFFICE HOURS at the FRONT DESK from 6/11 to 18/11
· DEADLINE: November 18th
If you do not re-confirm by November 18th, a student from the waiting list will have the opportunity to join the class in your place. Winter Session lasts 10 weeks. This is also a great occasion to pick up your receipts! If you are on a Waiting List, we will contact you in December to give you your status.
HALLOWEEN in CLASS was so much fun! The young students went Trick-or-Treating, Older students participated in the Halloween Rice Krispies Challenge, made Sugar Skulls or read spooky stories. Everybody including our teachers dressed up. View the creations from the Halloween Rice Krispies Challenge at this LINK.
WEEKEND WARRIOR Full Immersion Weekend in English for Adults.
Nov. 11 & 12. 1 weekend, 10 hours of Full Immersion, Infinite Fun. Online Registration at this LINK.
Our 2017/18 Membership Year began on September 1st. Here is the Membership Form. Membership prices remain unchanged. €25 – Ridotto for Students 16 and over, Teachers and 65 and over. €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, Check out Library materials, Participate in Members Only Events. READ MORE about what it means to be a Member. You can become a member at any time of the year.
37th AMERICAN FILM SERIES at Teatro dei Fabbri – Shows at 13:30, 16:00, 18:30, 21:00
23/11 – LIFE, ANIMATED Dir. Roger Ross Williams. Documentary. 92 minutes.
HIDDEN NO MORE Free Online Web Chat – Nov. 8th at 8 pm
Guest Speaker: Margo Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures, who researched the amazing stories of the black American female mathematicians responsible for the calculations for the NASA Space Missions. Here is the LINK. You can participate from your computer at home.
THANKSGIVING POTLUCK DINNER: Saturday, November 25th at 7:30 pm.
Members Only. Another great reason to become a member! Our favorite holiday! Turkey, music, fun. Prepaid Reservations required. Limit: 70 people. Everybody brings a Thanksgiving Dish or Beverage to Share. Details at this LINK. Reserve early. This event is always sold-out. You can reserve in person at the Front Desk starting on November 6th during our Office Hours.
SPECIAL EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
· Nati per Leggere – Bilingual Reading English / Italian for ages 0-3 – Thursday, 16/11, 10 am
· Mom & Baby Playgroup – Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10 am - noon
· TEEN MAKER SPACE – Every Friday from 5-7 pm
· GLOW – Girls Leading Our World Workshop –For Middle and High School Girls. Promoting leadership, friendship, and self-confidence.
Second Workshop - 24/11, 6 - 8 pm. - Spices & Aromas
Third Workshop - 01/12, 6-8 pm. – Musical Master Class: Exploring your Words.
More GLOW Details and Mandatory Online Registration at this LINK.
NEW! Knit Wits
· Teacher Learning NetworkEntice, Captivate, and Allure: Engaging Tweens and Teens in the ESL classroom.
- Spirit - Stallion of the Cimarron - Animated Film for Children.
University of Trieste students in Humanities, P.R. and other majors 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 also learn valuable life and people skills. High School Students can also do Alternanza Scuola Lavoro. Contact us! email@example.com
A Special Call for Volunteer 3D Printer lovers and Makers to help with our Teen Maker Space on Friday afternoons. You need to know how to use a 3D Printer and love working with teenagers. Contact us!
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.