Calendar of Events
Italian American Heritage Day at the Saratoga
Race Course will take place on Wednesday, August 8th.
We will have a food, cultural, children, and a gift booth. We
are also in charge of the entertainment for the day, which will
be all Italian themed. Nancy Macy is our Chair for this event.
Please contact us for details.
Our August Monthly Meeting & Cultural Presentation will
take place on Thursday, August 16th at 7:00pm. The
Presenter is Rosanna Aiuppa and her topic is “Italy Today.”
Rosanna visits Italy often and knows Italy better than most. She
will give you an interesting update and some important tips when
visiting Italy. Please bring dessert for the social following
the program. Open to the public.
The last Italian Meal on the Lawn for this year will take
place on Friday, August 24th. Delicious Italian food and
Italian entertainment from 5:00 to 8:00pm. This very popular
event is a fundraiser. Free admission to the Museum during the
event. Donations appreciated.
Beginner 102 Italian Class will be offered for seven
Monday’s. The first class will start on Monday, September
10th at 7:00pm. Prerequisite is Italian 101. The goal of
Italian 102 is to speak the language smoothly with the correct
use of phraseology and idiomatic expression. The textbook is
“Italian Demystified 3rd edition. The cost of the 7-week class
is $55 for non-members and $50 for members. The Instructor is
Anthony Viccarone. Your check is your reservation.
End-of-Summer Candlelight Dinner on the Lawn. On Friday,
September 21st from 5:30-8:30pm, please join a group of
friends of the Museum as they host an End-of-Summer Candlelight
Dinner on the Lawn of the American Italian Heritage Museum to
support the Organization. The catered event will feature a
full-menu of Italian cuisine, Italian wine & beer, along with
table-side musical entertainment all under the stars. This is an
event not to be missed. Limited seating. Reservations only. Rain
or shine. Tickets are __ for members and ___ for non-members. To
make a reservation, please call ______. Payment will be due
prior to the event. Event chairs are Diane Conroy-LaCivita and
Pizza & Movie Night will take place on Friday,
September 28th at 6:30pm. The movie is “Roman Holiday” with
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. It is a romantic comedy film.
It was nominated for the Academy for Best Picture and the story
takes place in Rome, Italy. The cost for pizza and refreshments
is $5. Please make your reservation by September 25th. Phil
Maiello is Chair.
Our September Business Meeting and Cultural Presentation
will take place on Thursday, September 13tht at 7:00pm.
The presenter, Giacomo Calabria, a Scholar with Humanities New
York and the Author of two new novels. The topic “Ulysses
Oration”, one of the most cherished passages n Dante’s Commedia,
offering in Primo Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz and enjoying a
reputation comparable to summer blockbusters. Join us for a
discussion on this mini-epic from Inferno, which will be read in
English, alongside illustrations to best capture the book and
feel of Ulysses’ last voyage. Please bring dessert for the
social following the program. Open to the public.
Spring Museum hours (April/May) Mon., Thur. & Fri.
from 11 am to 2 pm. Sat. & Sun. from 12 noon to 3 pm
June Museum hours Monday, Thursday & Friday 11:-2:00
Saturday & Sunday 12:00noon to 3:00
July & August Museum hours Monday, Thursday & Friday
11:-2:00 Saturday 12:00noon to 3:00
September 1st to December 31st. our hours are: Mon. Thur. and
Friday 11 am to 2 pm . Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 3
January 1st to March 31st the museum will only be open on
Friday 11am-2pm. & Saturday. from 12 noon to 3 pm and by appointment.
If you are coming from a distance always call ahead,
435-1979 to see if the museum is closed due to the
The museum will be closed on Sunday
during July and August.
Open by advance appointment outside of
If your coming a distance please call ahead to see if we
will be open the day you wish to visit, since our staff are
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