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Travel 100% Prepared: How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Italy (3 hour Class)

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

Come learn about the amazing sites, inspiring landscapes, regional cuisine & traditions that Italy has to offer!

Are you tired of hearing advice from your neighbors on what to do and what to see, but you're not sure that is what YOU want to do? Are you overwhelmed and don't know where to start? Planning a trip to Italy can sometimes be a daunting task, especially if it's your first time there.

This class includes useful information from choosing the right hotel, the right type of transportation, local culture and sites, and the things you should absolutely not miss out on.
Bring your questions and let's get started!

Where: Nada's Italy Travel Center
310 East. Blvd. Unit 4
Charlotte, NC 28203
We’re located next to the restaurant 300 East (across the street from Copper).
When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time:
5:00pm - 8:00pm
(three hours including a 20 minute break)
Cost: $55.00 per person (includes taxes, printed class material, and a follow up email with specific travel suggestions discussed during class).
About Nada Vergili:
Nada is from Florence, Italy and the owner of Nada's Italy, a tour company based in Charlotte, NC that specializes in small group tours of Italy. She's been organizing tours of Italy since 2004, as well as providing essential travel advice through her website, online videos, group classes, and private travel consultations. She's appeared multiple times on the local TV show "Charlotte Today" and has given dozens of travel presentations on Italy at Borders bookstores, AAA Carolinas, Italian clubs, and many other local clubs and organizations.
Things we'll cover:
Choosing the right form of Transportation (how to get around), Booking the right Hotel or other accommodation (villas and apartments, How to get the best travel deals, Staying in Touch & Security, Shopping & Dining, Packing tips, Biggest travel mistakes you don’t want to make, and MUCH MORE!!
What you should bring:
- your questions (and any plans you've made so far, if any)
- a notepad & pen
- (optional) refreshments, food or snacks that you'd like to enjoy during class.
To Register: please send a check to: Nada Vergili c/o Nada's Italy Inc. - P.O. Box 240027 - Charlotte, NC 28224
Questions? Please email us: info@nadasitaly.com
Min/Max Attendance: 6/10. Availability is on a first come, first served basis.
Note: No refunds for no-shows.
To learn more about Nada's classes and tours to Italy please go to: www.NadasItaly.com <http://www.nadasitaly...>
Charlotte, NC - USA

Wednesday, April 30 at 5:00 PM

Attending: 1

Fee: Tuition: USD 55.00 per person

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/174733192/



Italian Professionals Networking Group Monthly Lunch

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

Attention all Italian and Italian American professionals of Charlotte!!!

This is a fairly informal group of Italian American professionals, business people, and entrepreneurs who have a love for their heritage and want to share their passion with others.

The group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon at Mama Ricotta's Restaurant.  Feel free to come early and stay late but be prepared to sit down by 12:10

For more information please contact:
Domenic Campanile

NOTE: Please RSVP only if you plan on showing up.
We have a zero-tolerance policy for no-shows. If you have a last-minute emergency please email: info@nadasitaly.com After 3 no-shows you will be removed from our club. Grazie!

Charlotte, NC - USA

Wednesday, May 7 at 12:00 PM

Attending: 1

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/177698722/



Italian Conversation Hour: Parliamo Italiano!

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

Buongiorno a tutti!

Venite a praticare la vostra conoscenza della lingua italiana! Questo incontro e' aperto a studenti di tutti i livelli. Se volete parlare, bene. Altrimenti, venite per socializzare e praticare l'ascolto. Vi aspettiamo!

Come practice your Italian speaking skills! This is a casual, non-structured gathering for students of all levels. If you'd like to join in on the conversation, speak up! If you don't, then just come for Whole Food's delicious treats, socialize and practice your listening and comprehension abilities.

This gathering is not a class, just come to practice and enjoy the company of students who are as eager to learn as you are. Share thoughts about current events in Italy, the Italian culture, and history.

Buon divertimento!

 

WHEN: 2nd Wednesday of every month.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market - Upstairs Food Court (South Park location)
HOW TO FIND US: Look for a group of people who are speaking Italian. If you're the first one there, please find a table large enough to fit 6 people, in the upstairs food court.
NOTE: This gathering does not have a specific host and may be attended by different people on different occasions. Nada Vergili's attendance should not be expected.
CHANGE OF PLANS? To avoid no-shows, please make sure to RSVP only if you're planning on showing up. And if your plans change, please update your RSVP to No. We do not tolerate no-shows as it's very disrespectful towards your fellow members. Thank you for understanding.

Grazie.

 

Charlotte, NC 28210 - USA

Wednesday, May 14 at 6:30 PM

Attending: 5

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/175238522/



9th Annual St. Anthony FESTA ITALIANA

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

9th Annual  St. Anthony FESTA ITALIANA Charlotte 2014

SUNDAY MAY 18 2014

http://www.festaitali...

This is not a hosted meetup but this is for a GREAT cause. Please make sure to buy your tickets beforehand on their website above.

It is all about Charity and the Best Italian Food in Charlotte for the 9th year in a row. Guests will again enjoy unlimited spectacular Italian Food, Delicious Italian Wines, Prosecco, Peroni Beer, Wonderful Live Stage Entertainment, a large first class Silent Auction with over 100 items; “Let’s Talk” Italian Kid Zone; an Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar Tasting Bar, by Grapes and Olives on Tap; Italian Imported Delicacy Tasting by Zia Pia! The Festa will again happen in the beautiful surroundings of Queens University of Charlotte, our gracious and generous Host Sponsor for the 4th year. In addition to the absolutely delicious Olive Oil and Balsamic Tasting and Zia Pia’s one of a kind Imported Italian Specialties, you will enjoy the Best Italian  delicious appetizers and bakery, from more than 8 of the areas best Ristoranti , Bakeries, Purveyors, and Caterers presented by their proud Executive Chefs themselves. All while enjoying endless flowing of Prosecco, Italian Wine, and Peroni Beer. All this is while to our Famous Seafood Risotto is being prepared by our Head FESTA Chefs, Gino and Isabel Macchiavello, and Chef Marco Lubrano. And that is just the beginning. Our Guest Chefs, Massimo and Maria Victoria, flown in from  Lago di Como, Italia, will then present their Primo Pasta and the Secondo Meat or Fish. Then…….. Dolce:  Dessert with  Espresso and Cappuccino from The Coffee Boss !!! It all benefits the NEVINS Center, creating opportunity, fulfillment, and quality of life for those with special needs and developmental disabilities.

1-2:30 pm:  Delicious Ristoranti and Caterer Antipasti Presented and Served by Charlotte’s Best Chefs of Italian Cuisine and  Brooklyn South Pizza baked on site by owners, Lucia and Vincent Caminiti even longer;  and of course Live Music and Entertainment all afternoon!

1-4:30 pm:  Fabulous Silent Auction with a large variety of wonderful items

1-7 pm:  Main Stage Entertainment all afternoon. Beautiful live music, singing, and dancing, as has been a wonderful tradition.

1-6 pm:  Kid Zone… Children’s activities and face painting, games, and more, all while learning to speak Italian !!!

2:30-5 pm:  Our Famous 4 foot Seafood Risotto by Festa Executive Chef, Gino Macchiavello. Visiting Chefs from Lake Como, Italy, Maria Victoria and Massimo, will demonstrate, teach, and serve Meat and Pasta Specialties from Lake Como!

5-7 pm:  Dolce (Desserts): Cannoli and more with Coffee Boss espresso and cappuccino (In Italy they don’t drink cappuccino after 3pm, but you can!)

There will be Culinary Stations, so no long lines

You can buy a VIP premium reserved table for 8 or 12 with Cupcake Prosecco and more included.

Queens University’s beautiful Trexler foyer and Courtyard Outside venues,  if sunny and warm, or the inside Banquet Hall if it is chilly, rainy, or too hot! Of course, this is all “Ciao” for Charity! So, all you can Eat, Drink, and Enjoy for just one Admission Donation (Kid Zone a little extra) and you help People with Special Needs/Disabilities in our Community through the Nevins Center.

Charlotte, NC 28274 - USA

Sunday, May 18 at 1:00 PM

Attending: 7

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/177357842/



Italian Professionals Networking Group Monthly Lunch

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

Attention all Italian and Italian American professionals of Charlotte!!!


This is a fairly informal group of Italian American professionals, business people, and entrepreneurs who have a love for their heritage and want to share their passion with others.


The group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon at Mama Ricotta's Restaurant.  Feel free to come early and stay late but be prepared to sit down by 12:10


For more information please contact:

Domenic Campanile


NOTE: Please RSVP only if you plan on showing up.

We have a zero-tolerance policy for no-shows. If you have a last-minute emergency please email: info@nadasitaly.com After 3 no-shows you will be removed from our club. Grazie!

Charlotte, NC 28210 - USA

Wednesday, June 4 at 12:00 PM

Attending: 1

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/qnkzlhysjbgb/



Italian Conversation Hour: Parliamo Italiano!

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

Buongiorno a tutti!

Venite a praticare la vostra conoscenza della lingua italiana! Questo incontro e' aperto a studenti di tutti i livelli. Se volete parlare, bene. Altrimenti, venite per socializzare e praticare l'ascolto. Vi aspettiamo!

Come practice your Italian speaking skills! This is a casual, non-structured gathering for students of all levels. If you'd like to join in on the conversation, speak up! If you don't, then just come for Whole Food's delicious treats, socialize and practice your listening and comprehension abilities.

This gathering is not a class, just come to practice and enjoy the company of students who are as eager to learn as you are. Share thoughts about current events in Italy, the Italian culture, and history.

Buon divertimento!

 

WHEN: 2nd Wednesday of every month.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market - Upstairs Food Court (South Park location)
HOW TO FIND US: Look for a group of people who are speaking Italian. If you're the first one there, please find a table large enough to fit 6 people, in the upstairs food court.
NOTE: This gathering does not have a specific host and may be attended by different people on different occasions. Nada Vergili's attendance should not be expected.
CHANGE OF PLANS? To avoid no-shows, please make sure to RSVP only if you're planning on showing up. And if your plans change, please update your RSVP to No. We do not tolerate no-shows as it's very disrespectful towards your fellow members. Thank you for understanding.

Grazie.

 

Charlotte, NC 28210 - USA

Wednesday, June 11 at 6:30 PM

Attending: 2

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/175238572/



Italian Professionals Networking Group Monthly Lunch

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

Attention all Italian and Italian American professionals of Charlotte!!!


This is a fairly informal group of Italian American professionals, business people, and entrepreneurs who have a love for their heritage and want to share their passion with others.


The group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon at Mama Ricotta's Restaurant.  Feel free to come early and stay late but be prepared to sit down by 12:10


For more information please contact:

Domenic Campanile


NOTE: Please RSVP only if you plan on showing up.

We have a zero-tolerance policy for no-shows. If you have a last-minute emergency please email: info@nadasitaly.com After 3 no-shows you will be removed from our club. Grazie!

Charlotte, NC 28210 - USA

Wednesday, July 2 at 12:00 PM

Attending: 1

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/qnkzlhyskbdb/



Italian Conversation Hour: Parliamo Italiano!

photoItalian Social Club: eat, drink, LIVE ITALIAN!

Buongiorno a tutti!

Venite a praticare la vostra conoscenza della lingua italiana! Questo incontro e' aperto a studenti di tutti i livelli. Se volete parlare, bene. Altrimenti, venite per socializzare e praticare l'ascolto. Vi aspettiamo!

Come practice your Italian speaking skills! This is a casual, non-structured gathering for students of all levels. If you'd like to join in on the conversation, speak up! If you don't, then just come for Whole Food's delicious treats, socialize and practice your listening and comprehension abilities.

This gathering is not a class, just come to practice and enjoy the company of students who are as eager to learn as you are. Share thoughts about current events in Italy, the Italian culture, and history.

Buon divertimento!

 

WHEN: 2nd Wednesday of every month.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market - Upstairs Food Court (South Park location)
HOW TO FIND US: Look for a group of people who are speaking Italian. If you're the first one there, please find a table large enough to fit 6 people, in the upstairs food court.
NOTE: This gathering does not have a specific host and may be attended by different people on different occasions. Nada Vergili's attendance should not be expected.
CHANGE OF PLANS? To avoid no-shows, please make sure to RSVP only if you're planning on showing up. And if your plans change, please update your RSVP to No. We do not tolerate no-shows as it's very disrespectful towards your fellow members. Thank you for understanding.

Grazie.

 

Charlotte, NC 28210 - USA

Wednesday, July 9 at 6:30 PM

Attending: 2

Details: http://www.meetup.com/ItalianSocialClub/events/175941672/


 



 

 


 


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