All activities listed are available to members. Visitors are also welcome to participate in any activity for one month on a trial basis. However, to continue these activities it is necessary to be a member of the Benvenuto Club. A small fee may be required by some groups to cover the cost of materials. Please note that on all Benvenuto Regular Activities the language spoken is English.

 

List of regular activities
Activity   Description
  Newcomers Coffee Every 3rd Monday of each month we organise a newcomers coffee for those who are new.
The newcomers coffee is held at the bar at Esselunga in Masnagofrom 9-10am. 
Please contact Donatella Spanos or details available at the Coffee Morning.
Ladies 
Choir
Our new initiative this year will be the formation of a Benvenuto Choir, which is led by our very experienced choir mistress Jill Bloomfield! We meet every Wednesday of the month at 2.30 at the Evangelical Churchin Caldana. Please contact Jenny Blake, details available at the Coffee Morning. 
Writer's 
Club
Would you like to improve your written English?...be more creative in your writing?...or just have a plan with what you write? We meet every 2nd Friday.
Please contact Lynn Beha, details available at the Coffee Morning. 
Garden 
Club
If you would like to share ideas, swap plants, stones, create projects or visit beautiful gardens together with like-minded people, join us. We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month.
Please contact Nada Edwards-Kojic, details available at the Coffee Morning.
Running Girls Want to run...but not sure how to start? The running club has started - running every Wednesday or Friday morning. The coach, Charlotte Viby, a runner who has been competed in marathons, triathlons and Ironman provides a training schedule with the goal of running up to 5 km in 12 weeks. You can find all information on Facebook 'Running Girls'.
  Dramatic Women Play reading in a small group followed by discussion - it’s a wonderful way to practice your English!  
Meet once a month.
To join, sign up at the Coffee Morning or contact Karen Howell!
   Mums &
Tots
Finally on its way!!
Tennis ClubVarese in Casciago
Details available at the Coffee Morning or contact Maria Zucchini
  Nordic Walking We meet every Monday morning at 9.30 o'clock. We aim to walk 1hr 30 mins to 2 hours hrs.
We walk most often on the cycling/walking track around Lake Varese, but also by Lake Comabbio, or in the woods on Campo dei Fiori. Details available at the Coffee Morning or contact Janet Duffield. 
Thursday Morning Walking  Why not come along for some fresh air in the beautiful countryside in and around Varese?
Walks last about 2 hours and dogs are welcome. Mums and tots – don’t hesitate to check with organizer, if terrain is suitable for prams! Details available at the Coffee Morning or contact Janet Balducci.
  Bridge Let's play togehter bridge one of the most popular card games in the world.
Every Tuesday Morning from 9.30 until 12 o’clock in Bodio Lomnago.
Details available at the Coffee Morning or contact Kyra Auslitz.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Italian Conversation A coffee morning for all members. The conversation will be facilitated by Donata Petterson
3rd Wednesday of the month, 10 -12 am, Tennis ClubVarese in Casciago
Contact Donata Petterson, details available at the Coffee Morning
  English Conversation A good chance to practice your English and widen your vocabulary
Every 4th Wednesday of the month, 10 - 12 am 
 Tennis ClubVarese, contact Tracey Radaelli, details available at the Coffee Morning
  French Conversation There's no better to learn any language than through conversation
Meetings take place on the first Wednesday of the month, 10 – 12 am
Tennis ClubVarese in Casciago, contact Francoise Perotti, details available at the Coffee Morning
  German Conversation Improve your German conversation, learn to speak German
Whatever your speaking level, come and use your German skills
Last Tuesday of the month, contact Emilia Bolla for venue, or sign up at the Coffee Morning
  Spanish Conversation This group is designed for members who are interested in practicing Spanish language
Spanish Conversation will take place every 3rd Wednesday of each month
Contact Marina Zaniboni or Rebecca Sànchez Gòmez for venue, or sign up at the Coffee Morning