July / August 2022 Newsletter


JULY / AUGUST 2022 NEWS

 

JULY/AUGUST NEWS: Independence Day.  Summer English AcademyFilm Series: Pets, BaseballUS Overseas Absentee Voter Registration.


INDEPENDENCE DAY 
Saturday, July 2, 2022 from 6pm (18) at Soldiers Field Opicina.  In collaboration with Junior Alpina Baseball & Softball.  

 

⚾Baseball.  🍔Burgers. 🎸UKULELE!  Bring your Baseball Mitt and your Ukulele plus your appetite. 

UKULELE JAM SESSION.  Play, Sing or do both. Loaner Ukes available during the event.  

Free and Open to the Public.  All are welcome. 


Donate your 5 x mille to the Associazione Italo Americana FVG. Thank you! It will be put to good use. 

Summer Office Hours:  Monday to Friday 9-13 and Wednesdays 17-19.  We are closed during the first 3 weeks of August.  You can always find us online.  Send an email and include your phone number.  We'll get back to you.   aia.fvg@gmail.com or aiatriesteinfo@gmail.com.  

 
Think Summer!  There are spaces available for the Summer Morning Full Immersion English Weeks for Elementary, Middle and High School Students. Theme last week:  World Music and the Science of Sound and Music.  This Week:  Water.  
Elementary School Weeks: July 4th and 11th. Aug 22nd and 29th.   
Registration is open. Go to this LINK to learn more.  You can find us in the office from 9-13. 040630301.
Receive additional info HERE.  
 
 
FREE Films in English on Wednesdays from June 22nd until July 20th.  Open to the Public.
 
29/06 - 17:30 - Lady and the Tramp and 20:00 - A League of their Own

6/07 - 17:30 Aristocats  20:00  The Natural 

13/07 - 17:30 -  Super Buddies  20:00 - Field of Dreams 

20/07 -  ore 17:30 - Finding Nemo  20:00  - Rookie of the Year

 
FALL CLASSES?    
Don't think about Fall!  Schedules will be published in September.  For now your job is:  Don't Worry. Be Happy.  We hope to see you back in 2022/23!
 
 



 US CITIZENS
 
 
Vote from Abroad. Americans can vote. Wherever they are. Midterm elections are coming up! YOUR VOTE DOES COUNT.  Submit your 2022 Federal Post Card Application by AUGUST 1st, so you will receive absentee ballots in time.  Remember to SIGN and DATE your Form.  Talk to us at Independence Day. 

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency and give Americans abroad routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

 
 
US Passport Renewal.  Be travel ready! Check your expiration date to avoid surprises.  
 
Federal Benefits Unit. Contact the office in Rome via email for assistance related to Social Security, Benefits, Medicare. 
 

US Citizen Absentee Voters

Midterm Elections are coming up in November 2022.  Request your absentee ballot.

Do it NOW while it's on your mind.  www.fvap.gov  Yeah... This is your mom talking.  (P.S. Remember to sign and date your form)


While we're on topic... remember to FILL IN YOUR BALLOT and MAIL IT BACK as soon as you receive it.  


Questions?  See you on July 2nd at our US Voting Assistance table at the Independence Day Celebration.  




Independence Day Celebration 2022

SATURDAY - July 2, 2022 at 6 pm

Sabato, 2/07/2022 dalle 18 in poi.




Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste   

Junior Alpina Baseball & Softball  

at 

Soldiers FieldSP 35 Km 4 (ex SS 202) in Opicina.  

Take bus n. 4 or come by car.

INGRESSO LIBERO.  Free Entry






Una serata stelle e strisce - A Red - White and Blue evening
⚾Home Run Challenge e  Slow Pitch 
Kiosk con burgers e hot dog a pagamento - Burgers and Hot Dogs - Open Bar


đź‘• Indossa la maglia della tua squadra preferita! Porta il guanto da baseball! Wear your team shirt!  Bring your baseball mitt!


🎸UKULELE Jam Session con il Trieste Ukulele Club - Porta il tuo Ukulele oppure, ti prestiamo uno noi!  Non Suoni? Canta! Tutti sono benvenuti! Bring your Ukulele for a Jam Session - If you don't have one, we have lenders.  Can't play? Sing!  All are welcome.


🇺🇸  đź—ł️  American Citizens - Did you request your Absentee Ballot for the 2022 mid-term elections?  Most states require you to fill in the FVAP Card every year.  Go on the www.FVAP.gov website, fill in your form and we will send it to the the US with the Diplomatic Pouch from the Consulate.  Yes.  Your vote is counted.  Your vote counts. 





Participate in the #JulyUSA contest and win an invitation to the Independence Day Celebration at the US Embassy in Rome.  




Are you between 18 and 28 years old ?
Tell us your idea of freedom!
Participate in the #JulyUSA contest - through a photograph or elaborate graphic, or by making a short video (max. 30 seconds) in which you share your idea of freedom, inspired by the famous phrase included in the Declaration of Independence:
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
The authors of the elaborate graphic and video that will be judged winners by the United States Embassy will be invited to attend the 2022 Independence Day celebration in Rome.
Submit your work here: Ambasciatausa.it/4LuglioUSAContest - DEADLINE: JUNE 20th
The finished product will have to meet the following criteria:
- The final image or video format is free — horizontal, vertical or square — and may consist of one or more contributions chosen from video images, photos, text and graphic elements;
- The video will have a maximum duration of 30 seconds and it should be in high resolution, with good audio quality;
- The author of the image or video will have to retain the rights to use the images and/or the audio/video fragments used.

Summer 2022 FREE Films in English

We're back with FREE Wednesday afternoon films in ENGLISH at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste - Piazza Sant'Antonio Nuovo 6 - Trieste





Kids Series - What Pet Shall I Get? 
Wednesdays at 5:30



June 22 - The Secret Life of Pets 2016. 1h 20m

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.



June 29 - Lady and the Tramp 1955. 1h 16m.

The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.



July 6 - Aristocats 1970. 1h 18m

With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.



July 13 - Super Buddies 2013. 1h 21m.

Watch the fur fly as a new breed of superhero is born in Disneys fun-filled epic adventure. An ordinary day at Fernfield Farms turns extraordinary when Budderball, Mudbud, B- Dawg, Buddha and Rosebud discover mysterious rings that grant them each a unique superpower. Before you can say,deg;Buddies, assemble; the pups unleash their amazing abilities and race to the rescue when a shape-shifting bully from outer space threatens the planet.



July 20 - Finding Nemo 2003. 1h 40m. Academy Award - Best Animated Feature

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Adult Series - Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Wednesdays at 8 pm



June 22 - 42 - 2013, 2h 8 m

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford.  

In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process. 



June 29 - A League of their Own - 1992, 2h 8m

Starring: Gina Davis, Madonna, Tom Hanks.

2 sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.



July 6 - The Natural 1984. 2h 18m. 

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close

An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs lives the fame he should have had earlier when, as a rising pitcher, he is inexplicably shot by a young woman.


July 13 - Field of Dreams 1989. 1h 41m

Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta

Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Supported by his wife, Ray begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true.



July 20 - Rookie of the Year 1993. 1h 43m

Starring: Gary Busey, Albert Hall

When an accident miraculously gives a boy an incredibly powerful pitching arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs.


No Masks Required!

 We are so happy to inform you that as of June 16, 2022, Face Masks are no longer required to enter the Associazione Italo Americana / American Corner Trieste.  



If you prefer, you can continue to wear your mask.  

Summer English Academy 2022

 

Full Immersion Mattinate in Inglese

Scuola Elementare 123 - Scuola Elementare 345
Scuola Media - Liceo


Corsi settimanali in SEDE in PRESENZA secondo la legge vigente
dal 20 giugno fino al 2 settembre
dal lunedì al venerdì dalle 9 alle 12

Dedicato ai ragazzi dai 6 anni ai 19 anni


VUOI SAPERE DI PIU'? 

Compila questo MODULO e ti contatteremo.

Summer English Academy 2022 dell'Associazione Italo Americana FVG. Apprendimento in Full Immersion Inglese, coinvolgente e pratico, con un'enfasi sul curriculum STEAM in Inglese (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). Imparare facendo e divertendosi.

I gruppi sono divisi per ordinamento scolastico:  Scuola Elementare 123 e 345 - Scuola Media - Liceo.  4 settimane a tema.


Quota settimanale: €125 per ragazzo (iscrizione all'Associazione compresa per nuovi soci)

I corsi si svolgeranno in SEDE in PRESENZA secondo la legge vigente quest'estate.

Numero partecipanti limitato secondo il regolamento Covid-19.

Orario corsi: da LUNEDI’ a VENERDI’ ore 9-12.

Per nuovi iscritti, il tesseramento obbligatorio all’Associazione Italo Americana FVG è compreso nella quota del corso con tesseramento valido fino al 31/8/2022.


Iscrizione e Pagamento:


PER ISCRIZIONE e PAGAMENTI:


ISCRIZIONE ONLINE tramite questo LINK

PAGAMENTO tramite Carta di Credito Online o in Contanti in Sede in orario di segreteria oppure  tramite Voucher Welfare Aziendale prevvia communicazione tramite mail aiatriesteinfo@gmail.com


Ricordiamo ai NUOVI SOCI che la tessera associativa è compresa nel prezzo, pertanto, dopo avere creato l’account e pagato il tesseramento, si seleziona il corso con la settimana scelta. La quota per i nuovi soci (solo per la prima settimana scelta) da selezionare sarĂ  “New Member” ovvero la differenza tra il prezzo totale e il tesseramento. Le eventuali settimane successive sono a prezzo pieno ovvero €125.


Per chiarimenti contattateci la mattina al n. 040.630301 oppure scrivere al aiatriesteinfo@gmail.com , inserendo anche un recapito telefonico. 

 

CALENDARIO CORSI - lunedì a venerdì dalle 9 alle 12


PreK - Scuola Elementare

Week 1. Dal 4 luglio al 8 luglio
Week 2. Dal 11 luglio 15 luglio
Week 3. Dal 22 agosto al 26 agosto
Week 4. Dal 29 agosto al 2 settembre



Middle School – Scuola Media

Week 1. Dal 20 giugno al 24 giugno - Closed
Week 2. Dal 27 giugno al 1 luglio
Week 3. Dal 22 agosto al 26 agosto
Week 4. Dal 29 agosto al 2 settembre

High School – Liceo

Week 1. Dal 20 giugno al 24 giugno - Closed
Week 2. Dal 27 giugno al 1 luglio
Week 3. Dal 22 agosto al 26 agosto
Week 4. Dal 29 agosto al 2 settembre



PER ISCRIZIONI ed ULTERIORI INFORMAZIONI

Passare in sede da lunedì a venerdì ore 9-13 – P. Sant’Antonio Nuovo, 6  - TS

Telefonare allo 040 630301 durante l’orario di segreteria

Scrivere un mail a aiatriesteinfo@gmail.com e include tuo numero di telefono.

Sei socio 2021/22 e vuoi iscriverti e pagare con la carta di credito direttamente online?

CLICCARE QUI e entra con l'account del figlio/a.

#SummerEnglishAcademy




L’ASSOCIAZIONE ITALO AMERICANA FVG

Fondata nel 1961, l’Associazione Italo Americana FVG, un’organizzazione senza fine di lucro e riconosciuta dalla Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia e gestita da volontari, promuove la cultura americana e lo studio d’inglese nella regione.

Offre Corsi d’inglese a tutti livelli e per tutte le etĂ , Corsi Collettivi, Corsi per Professionisti, Lezioni Individuali, Programmi Didattici di lingua e cultura per le scuole e per docenti. Inoltre i Soci possono prendere in prestito libri, dvd e riviste in inglese dalla Paolo Bearz American Corner Library e partecipare ad eventi dedicati ai solo soci: la Rassegna del Cinema Americano in versione originale, AttivitĂ  per le feste americane: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Festa dell’Indipendenza.

L’Ambasciata USA in Italia appoggia l’Associazione per ospitare l’American Corner.

Games Day

Calling all TEENS. Come to Games Day in English. 

Tuesday, June 14th - 10-12. 

FREE with Meagan from America House Kyiv .