Gala Awards dinner
OUR ANNUAL DINNER GALA WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019 AT THE EMPIRE STATE PLAZA CONVENTION CENTER (THE EGG). COCKTAILS ARE AT 4:00 P.M. OUR GALA DINNER CO-CHAIRS ARE FORMER ASSEMBLYMAN RONALD CANESTRARI (1989 - 2012) AND FORMER ASSOCIATE STATE COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE VICTORIA GRAFFEO (2000 - 2014), PARTNER, HARRIS BEACH PLLC.
Annual Veterans Celebration, Wednesday, November 6th at 11:00am. “Never Forget Our Veterans!” You are invited to this program to acknowledge our veterans, remembering and thanking them for their service. A reception will follow the program and we would appreciate any dessert you may be willing to donate
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Celebration
Annual St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Celebration – Wednesday, November 13th at 11:00am. She is the patron of immigrants and it is fitting that we honor her each year for all she did for the Italian immigrants. The celebration includes a program followed by a reception.
Our November Monthly Business Meeting and Cultural Presentation will take place on Thursday, November 21st at 7:00pm. The business meeting begins at 7:00pm, followed by the cultural presentation. The Presenter is Olivia Beltrani. Her topic is “What my Italian Heritage Means to Me.” Olivia is a young Italian professional. Please bring dessert for the reception following the presentation. Free and open to the public.
Pizza & Movie Night – Friday, November 22nd at 6:30pm. We will show one of Italian American Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco’s great shows. Cost of pizza and refreshments is $5.00. Please make your reservation by October 22nd.
Italian Christmas Baking Class will take place on Tuesday, December 3rd at 11:00am. ”Italian Christmas Goodies”. The Instructor, Dolores Scalise, will show you how to make a variety of Italian Christmas baked goodies. Cost of class is $10, and you get to eat some of the baked goods. Make your reservation by November 29th, your check is your reservation.
Our Annual Immaculate Conception, Santa Nicola, and Santa Lucia Celebration will take place on Wednesday, December 4th at 11:00am. These feasts herald the Christmas season in Italy. Help keep this tradition alive. Following the program will be a reception. Free and open to the public. Please make your reservation by Monday, December 2nd.
Our December Monthly Meeting and Christmas Party will take place on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00pm. Prof./Cav. Philip J. DiNovo will give a talk on “Italian Christmas Traditions”. Others will share stories. Italian Christmas Carols will be sung -- a great event to learn more about the many Italian Christmas traditions that enrich the Christmas season. Please bring dessert for reception to follow. Free and open to the public
Pizza & Movie Night: Friday, December 13th at 6:30pm. The movie is Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life”, a movie you can watch over and over again. Starring James Stewart. Cost is $5 for pizza and refreshments. Please make your reservations by December 11th.