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Penobscot School recognizes that language learning extends beyond the bounds of the language itself. The school therefore offers an extensive array of cultural events throughout the year intended to broaden perspectives by bringing global-minded people together. Check our events page often for updates to our changing list of stimulating activities including ethnic meals, lectures, films, speakers, and demonstrations. Registration for many events may be done online. We look forward to seeing you!

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February 2017

Portugal: Authentic Meal and Upcoming Tour

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for an authentic Portuguese meal as João Bentes of Portugal makes Goese Chicken Curry accompanied by salad, bread, wine and dessert. Interested in traveling to Portugal in late September?  There will be discussion regarding a school-sponsored trip to Portugal at 7 p.m.  This is open to all regardless of attendance at the meal. Click here to register for this event at $35/person: http://www.penobscot.us/product/authentic-portuguese-meal/  

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March 2017

Italian Potluck Cena (Dinner): All Welcome – Save the Date!

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us Friday, March 3rd at 7 p.m. for an Italian potluck dinner (cena) open to anyone interested in Italian culture, whether currently a student at the school or not.  Individuals will be able to meet or re-meet the school’s new instructor, Fulvia Sarnelli of Naples, Italy while enjoying the company of others interested in this diverse country. Vi invitiamo a portare qualcosa da condividere con gli altri— un primo o secondo, un contorno, un antipasto o dolce, e, certo,…

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Around the World Cooking for Kids: Portugal

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A culinary adventure not to be missed, Around the World Cooking for Kids provides 7-13 year olds the opportunity to enjoy cooking ethnic dishes.  Come and enjoy one, two or all three Saturdays, February 11th, March 4th and March 11th. On March 4th, João Bentes will be in the kitchen for some hands-on baking, Portuguese style.  Children will love this opportunity to bake and learn Portuguese with a native speaker while working in our kid-safe, state-of-the-art kitchen. This is the…

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Around the World Cooking for Kids: Italy

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A culinary adventure not to be missed, Around the World Cooking for Kids provides 7-13 year olds the opportunity to enjoy cooking ethnic dishes.  Come and enjoy one, two or all three Saturdays, February 11th, March 4th and March 11th. Leslie Fillnow has been teaching our Italian Cooking and Conversation class for several semesters.  She is now ready to welcome your children to our kid-safe, state-of-the-art kitchen.  Get ready to make homemade pasta and Zeppoles (Italian donut holes)! This is…

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