Sunday, April 13, 2014

CCR Wine-tasting: Wines from the North-West - May 17, 2014

The CCR wine tasting season is ending with a bang! We are heading north again but this time we will taste wines from the north-western part of Italy. And as always, we will share a light dinner and enjoy ‘les fonds de bouteilles’ at the end of the tasting.


Where: Residence of Sarah Finall and Emilio Obino (Via Asmara/Nomentana area -- details will be sent to registered participants) 
When: Saturday May 17, 2014 
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost:  €25 for members (€35 for non-members) 
RSVP to Linda and Paul at canadarome@gmail.com. Please note that you are responsible for your reservation.

Each session is given in French and Italian and focuses on a specific theme relative to Italian wines.

Daniele Maestri, well-known Italian sommelier and a favorite among CCR members for his knowledgeable and lively presentations, will again lead this lecture and wine-tasting. For those interested in ‘wining and dining’, Daniele is one of the editors of “Due Mila Vini” -- a guide to Italian wines produced by the Italian Sommelier Association.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

CCR Book Club - May 7, 2014

In May the CCR Book Club will be reading "The Hundred-year-old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson.


When: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Where: TBC; exact address sent to confirmed participants.
Potluck Dinner: Please RSVP letting Nicoletta know what dish you will be preparing for 6 people.
Further info & RSVP: canadarome@gmail.com ATTN Nicoletta Barbarito

Monday, March 31, 2014

CCR Book Club - April 30, 2014

In April the CCR Book Club will be reading "The Testament of Mary" by Colm Tóibín. As The Atlantic put it, "Colm Tóibín's Man Booker Prize finalist re-imagines Biblical events from the perspective of Jesus' mother, but her narration reveals just as many of Tóibín's thoughts as Mary's."


When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Piazza Farnese area/historic centre; exact address sent to confirmed participants.
Potluck Dinner: Please RSVP letting Nicoletta know what dish you will be preparing for 6 people.
Further info & RSVP: canadarome@gmail.com ATTN Nicoletta Barbarito

A heads-up for the following CCR Book Club meeting, which will be a week later, on the 7th of May to discuss "The Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared."

Thursday, March 27, 2014

CCR Body, Mind & Soul Series: the Limo Charity Event - April 9, 2014

Here's another fantastic opportunity to party for CHARITY in the second part of CCR's Body, Mind and Soul series!


Get out your onesies, your baby dolls, your flannels, your house coats, your Chanel No. 5 and come on out to THE PROGRESSIVE PAJAMA PARTY. 

What's a progressive party? It means you'll be moving around the city in a stretch limousine and stopping in various iconic locations in Rome for photos, snacks and drinks, and enjoying fun and games on board the limo in between! 

And, as you may have guessed, our theme is a Glamour Pajama Party!

CCR IS PROUD to hold this event for you and Andos! Proceeds will go to our charity for this year. 

When: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 
Where: starting point is Piazza del Colosseo -- further details sent with RSVP
Time: meeting at 7 p.m. and leaving promptly at 7:30 p.m.! Cruising until 9:30 p.m.

Cost: €30 Members, €40 Non-members. You are financially responsible for your reservation.
RSVP: canadarome@gmail.com
FREE YOUR SOULS and come on out!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

CCR Body, Mind and Soul Series… Putting Your Best Face Forward for ANDOS - March 28, 2014

Dear Members and Friends,

Here's another great opportunity for us to support this year's charity, Andos.


Dr. Ilaria de Simone will help us put our best face forward with a chemical peel or a mini radiofrequenza treatment -- all for a great cause, Andos, which supports women before and after breast cancer surgery.

Following the treatment we will enjoy our fresh looks at Puro for a mini aperitif!

When: Friday March 28, 2014.
Where: Puro, Piazza Stefano Jacini 14 (Vigna Clara area) -- exact details sent with RSVP
Time: 18:00-19:15, Aperitif 19:15 to 20:00
Cost: €40 Members, €50 Non-members
RSVP: canadarome@gmail.com