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Meet and mingle with local Italian language and culture lovers! Come to an Italian Language Meetup and make new amici as you practice speaking, build your vocab and finally figure out those verb conjugations! All ages and levels welcome. Ciao!

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Conversazione al Ristorante

New Seasons Market

<< New Location - Cedar Hills / Beaverton !! >> April has graciously offered to host a new series of Italian conversations in locations that are especially convenient for those of you who live on the west side, including Tigard and Beaverton. The first gatherings will be held at the New Seasons Market at << Cedar Hills >> (see map). Come enjoy some conversation and refreshments. As always, you are welcome to participate at any level of Italian language skill. These chats will typically be the second and fourth Thursdays of each month in the evening. Ci vediamo! A presto! Details for New Seasons Market... The Market is in the Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center in Beaverton. We will meet on the dining area. If you wish to have a drink or other snacks, you are welcome to buy anything in the store, pay at the register, then bring your selection to the gathering. You might consider foods from the deli, bakery, salad bar, pizza oven, gelato, etc. If you get wine, beer or other alcoholic drinks, they will be happy to open the bottle for you and provide a glass or a few glasses to share the bottle.

Conversazione al Ristorante

Market of Choice

Ciao Amici! Come enjoy some conversation and refreshments. As always, you are welcome to participate at any level of Italian language skill. We typically meet the first and third Thursdays of each month in the evening. Ci vediammo! A presto! Details for Market of Choice... The Market is a few blocks east of the Morrison Bridge on Belmont. There is free parking under the store. You may enter the parking lot from 10th Avenue. We will meet on the Mezzanine dining area that overlooks the main shopping level, directly above the coffee shop. If you go up the elevator, you should select Level 3. If you wish to have a drink or other snacks, you are welcome to buy anything in the store, pay at the register, then bring your selection up to the dining area. You might consider foods from the deli, bakery, salad bar, pizza oven, gelato, etc. If you get wine, beer or other alcoholic drinks, they will be happy to open the bottle for you and provide a nice glass for each person sharing the bottle.

Conversazione al Ristorante

Market of Choice

Ciao Amici! Come enjoy some conversation and refreshments. As always, you are welcome to participate at any level of Italian language skill. We typically meet the first and third Thursdays of each month in the evening. Ci vediammo! A presto! Details for Market of Choice... The Market is a few blocks east of the Morrison Bridge on Belmont. There is free parking under the store. You may enter the parking lot from 10th Avenue. We will meet on the Mezzanine dining area that overlooks the main shopping level, directly above the coffee shop. If you go up the elevator, you should select Level 3. If you wish to have a drink or other snacks, you are welcome to buy anything in the store, pay at the register, then bring your selection up to the dining area. You might consider foods from the deli, bakery, salad bar, pizza oven, gelato, etc. If you get wine, beer or other alcoholic drinks, they will be happy to open the bottle for you and provide a nice glass for each person sharing the bottle.

Italian Potluck Dinner Party

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Benvenuti, amici! We welcome you to join us for an Italian potluck dinner party on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. We are delighted that Ed and Sandy Nolan have offered to host this dinner in their lovely home in Lake Oswego. Feel free to bring a drink, salad, main course, side dish or dessert as you wish. Foods and wines from Italy are especially welcome. You are of course welcome to host one of the future Sunday evening events at your home if you wish. These gatherings are for anyone who loves Italian language and culture. Whatever your speaking skill level is (from native to beginner), come and chat. We'll enjoy casual conversations about our everyday lives, our Italian heritage and travels to Italy (made, planned, or hoped for!). All levels of proficiency are welcome. Ci vediamo presto! We are also suggesting a small donation at our meetups to help pay the $180 it costs to host this website per year. This is definitely not mandatory but if you find enjoyment from this great group please consider a couple dollar donation. Grazie Mille!

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