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2 NEW ITALIAN CLASSES TO BE OFFERED IN AUGUSTA

Starting Wednesday, November 7th with Instructor Elenora Mella Classes will run for seven weeks from 11/7/2018—12/19/2018 Location:  Augusta Barnes & Noble   Beginner: With this beginner’s course, students can get an easy introduction to Italian or just consolidate their basic knowledge .At the end of the course, the students will be able to describe people, events […]

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New This Fall – Cinemas Italian Style

Join Evelina Santaguida starting October 30th from 5:30- 7:30 as she presents Italian films. One movie per week for five weeks will be offered at our Penobscot Language School. Evelina will provide an introduction before presenting each movie. A list of the movies being offered will be posted soon. Come join us for a night […]

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Culture Camp: Poland

Today’s activities focused on Poland.  Ewa Swinton led the way as campers enjoyed learning Polish greetings, creating their own Polish flags, and paintings eggs.  Outdoor games were a hit on this beautiful, sunny day.  A traditional lunch was followed by a tasty dessert made of egg whites and sugar coupled with cacao for those who […]

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Culture Camp: South Korea

It was a rainy day for our “visit” to South Korea with instructor, Hyeweon Wang, but that didn’t stop us from learning some traditional Korean drumming.  Using kale from the school’s own garden, we then made Bi-Bim-Bop, a meal that also included eggs, carrots, shitake mushrooms, and more on a bed of rice.  Then it […]

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Culture Camp: El Salvador

Our “visit” to El Salvador is under the excellent leadership of Margaret Saca and her husband, Andres Pineda.  Campers learned about El Salvador, played the El Salvadorean version of musical chairs, and enjoyed el lote loco, a snack in which corn on the cob is covered in ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard then rolled in cheese!  […]

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Culture Camp: Italy

It was a beautiful day to “visit” Italy with instructor, Leslie Fillnow.  Under Leslie’s guidance, camper created art in the style of Uccello, Canaletto, Michelangelo and DaVinci.  They then spoke about their paintings.  For lunch, indivdual pizzas were in order with several toppings from which to choose.  Campers continued their art work with sidewalk chalk, […]

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Culture Camp: Japan

It was a fabulous first day at Culture Camp as we “visited” Japan under the direction of Sachiko Clough.  Twenty children ages 7-13 learned Japanese colors, numbers and greetings.  They enjoyed a taste of sushi and, for dessert, vanilla ice cream with strawberries, whipped cream and azuki beans, a traditional Japanese sweet.  Campers learned about […]