Riunione dei Giovani (Youth Gathering): Celebrating Your
Wednesday , July 11, 2018, 10:30
Program is for 6th,7th and 8th Graders
We are happy to offer this free program to young people of
Italian heritage as an opportunity for them to gain an appreciation for and
increased knowledge of their roots and will include a:
short video and discussion about Italian heritage
tour of the Museum
demonstration, tasting, and discussion of Italian cuisine
game of bocce or, if it rains, Tombola - Italian bingo
presentation about taking oral histories from Italian ancestors
lunch (pizza, soda, water, and Italian desserts)
(First come, first served.)
Return completed registration form no later than July 3 to:
John Capano, Event Coordinator
11 Meadowbrook Ct, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Registration Form [click here ]
Our Annual St. Anthony of Padua celebration will take place
on Wednesday, June 13 at 11:15am. Program, reception and
distribution of St. Anthony Bread. Reservations required by June
10th. Donation requested.
Path through History Weekend will take place at our Museum on
Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 17. It is a weekend to
put a spotlight on history. We have so much to see that it is an
important part of history. Free admission for all fathers on
Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day.
Our June Business Meeting and Cultural Presentation will take
place on Thursday, June 21st at 1:00pm. The presenters are
Marino D’Orazio, J.D., Ph.D., and Natale Caruso. The topic “The
House on the Fondaco Plain” by Natale Caruso. The book is about
Teresa Liccardi, a young widow, shutters her ancestral house and
leaves her small town in Sicily, with her sons, for a new life
in America. The book is a stirring epic of the immigrant
adventure. Please bring dessert for the social following the
program. Open to the public.
Italian Meal on the Lawn: Thursday, June 28th from 5:00-800.
Delicious Italian food and entertainment. This is a fundraiser
and an opportunity to visit with friends, enjoy great food and
enjoy Italian food and music. Free admission to the Museum and
an opportunity to visit our gift shop and thrift shop.
The Pruyn House will be holding “Italian Night”, Wednesday,
July 18th. Italian food will be served and there will be an
Italian band to hear and dance to. They have invited us to have
an Italian Food booth, selling Italian meals and desserts at a
reasonable price. The event starts at 5:00pm. There is a $5
donation to the event.
Our July Monthly Meeting and Cultural Presentation will take
place on Thursday, July 19th. The Business Meeting starts at
7:00pm, followed by a presentation by Nick Colluccio
(singer/DJ/Radio Host. His topic will be “Italian American Radio
and Italian Music.” Nick is the host of the Italian Connection,
an Italian Program on WVCR (88.3FM) every Saturday at 5:00pm.
Nick’s love for great music shows, as he sings and plays songs
of the past and present. Please bring dessert for the reception
following the program. Open to the public.