Upcoming Events

    • February 03, 2019
    • April 21, 2019
    • 10 sessions
    • IDESST Sausalito Portuguese Cultural Center
    Register
    Complete your enrollment now for our 10-week course and receive a complimentary* textbook and course materials, as well as exclusive discounts to other excellent learning resources!
     

    * Visit our language class page for all the details on complimentary textbooks

    Class Levels / Times

    We offer three levels of classes (ages 8+):

    • Beginning: 2:30 – 4:00pm
    • Intermediate: 4:00 – 5:30pm
    • Advanced:  5:30 – 7:00pm

    Sundays, from February 3 - April 21, 2019

    Not sure which class best suits your level? Enroll where you think you best fit, then attend any of the classes on the first day and change your level if desired.

    Class Dates

    The session runs for 10 weeks, but there will be two breaks / skipped weekend(s) during the session. 

    • February:  3, 10, 24 - note:  there is no class on February 17 due to the President's Weekend holiday
    • March:  3, 10, 17, 31 - note:  there is no class on March 24th
    • April:  7, 14, 21

    Class Fees / Details

    Visit the fees section of our language page for all the details regarding fees, complimentary textbooks, class structure, etc.

    Falamos Português!

     

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IDESST SAUSALITO 
PORTUGUESE CULTURAL CENTER

511 CALEDONIA STREET
SAUSALITO, CA 94965
Main: 415.331.5925
Rentals: 415.843.1761
Fax: 415.842.0353

General Email: info@idesst.org
Rental Email:
 rental@idesst.org

Queen Isabel

Photo | © Diane Dias

The Story of
Queen Isabel

In the late 13th century during a severe famine throughout Portugal, a compassionate Queen Isabel was determined to help her starving subjects. Legend has it that during her efforts she was confronted by the very harsh King Diniz while crossing the royal courtyard with crown jewels (in some versions of the story it was bread) hidden in her apron.

The King asked the Queen what she was carrying in her apron, and she responded “roses” although it was mid-winter and none were blooming. But when her apron was opened for the king’s inspection, the jewels had been miraculously converted to roses. The miracle allowed the Queen to continue to sell her jewelry to feed the starving Portuguese population.

IDESST SAUSALITO 
PORTUGUESE CULTURAL CENTER

511 CALEDONIA STREET
SAUSALITO, CA 94965
Main: 415.331.5925
Rentals: 415.843.1761
Fax: 415.842.0353

General Email: info@idesst.org
Rental Email:
 rental@idesst.org


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