Under sunny skies and balmy breezes, Casa Belvedere played host to the sixth annual Corrado Joe Manfredi Golf & Bocce Classic at Silver Lake Golf Course and later at the cultural center on Grymes Hill. On a day that brimmed with Italian flair, linksters not only took to the greens, but also were afforded specialty food tastings and chances to win p...

Please join us on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Silver Lake Golf Course to support The Italian Cultural Foundation & Citta dei Ragazzi. The annual outing will be a celebration to honor Corrado Joe Manfredi as well as a major fundraiser to support the ongoing restoration and renovation of our historic landmark and home, Casa Belvedere mansion, as well...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere (79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301) presents: "THE LIFE & TIMES OF GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI" a presentation by Gaetano V. Cavallaro R.Ph., M.D.. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 7:00 PM To the man on the street, Garibaldi is involved only with the unification of Italy. Nothing could be further from the tru...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301 - presents: "Celebrating Naples: A Journey Through History" a presentation by Anita Sanseverino. Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 7:00 PM Anita Sanseverino will present a lecture and accompanying dvd about the history of Naples and why it should be on the priorit...

"The House on The Fondaco Plain". A Presentation of the Novel by author, Natale Caruso with introduction & commentary by Francesco Bonavita, PhD and original translator, Marino D'Orazio. Tuesday, April 17th @ 7:00 PM Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue - Staten Island, NY 10301 Natale Caruso's novel, The House on the Fondaco Plain, is a masterpiece w...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere invites you to CASANOVA: The World of a Sedcutive Genius. A book presentation with Author, Laurence Bergreen. Tuesday, Feb. 13th @7:00 PM. Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave, SI, NY 10301. Suggested Donation: $20 per person. (Q & A and a light reception will follow the program). Please Call 718-273-7660...

The Solidarity Crèche was a gift by the Naples, Italy Chamber of Commerce to the NYC Fire Dept. post the tragic 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. It was custom made to honor the victims and brave Firefighters, Police and EMS workers that lost their lives. It is on loan to Casa Belvedere, courtesy of the International Columbia Associa...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere (79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301) presents: "The Presepe Napoletano" a presentation by Anita Sanseverino & Lou Barrella. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 7:00 PM The Presepe Napoletano is more than a Nativity scene! It is a unique art form which combines the birth of Christ with the daily life...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301 - presents "The Divine Comedy" a presentation by Prof. Louis Leonini on the influential work of literature by Dante Alighieri. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Come to Professor Leonini's lecture on Dante Alighieri and learn who this man was, what his...

The gorgeous Casa Belvedere Italian Cultural Institute was the setting on a perfect autumn evening for New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo to meet his supporters and talk about the issues most important to borough residents. Over 100 well-heeled Staten Islanders gathered Wednesday at the Grymes Hill mansion for the Gov. Cuomo meet and greet, hosted by...