At Ferragosto, Everyone is Italian! As Italians, our heritage is very important to us. And at Ferragosto, anyone can be Italian! Ferragosto is about community and bringing people together as one big happy Italian family. Join us in Amici Park in Little Italy San Diego on Saturday August 19 at 6PM with a special VIP reception at 5PM for a night any...

Pop music legend Barry Manilow will perform at the Columbus Citizens Foundation 73rd Annual Gala on Saturday, October 7 at the New York Hilton. The Gala will honor Leonard Riggio, the Founder and Chairman of Barnes & Noble, and will benefit the Foundation's Italian-American Student Scholarship Fund. The theme of this year's Columbus Day Celebration...

Perhaps the solid-looking handshake that’s featured on the Young Pannese Social Club logo best describes what the Italian-American organization will present Saturday at its home on 187 Pocasset Avenue on the Johnston-Providence line. While the event is officially named a “Block Party Festival at the Café,” Young Pannese Club President Peter Gonecon...

Keeping it local in Marquette County is something visitors to the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming will see: a brand new structure for their use. A ribbon cutting was held today for a new pavilion at the park. It's 1,000 square feet and has plenty of electrical outlets, that's an improvement on the old pavilion. The St. Rocco/St. Anthony Socie...

The 39th annual Roma Lodge Italian Festival returns to Paul P. Harris Rotary Park, 5 Fifth St., Friday through Sunday, July 28-30. This year’s festival again features traditional Italian foods, entertainment and family fun. To show gratitude for the 39 years of support by the community, Roma Lodge will again present fireworks at approximately 10 p...

The Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 raised over $10,000 from its annual golf outing held at Knoll West Country Club on Thursday, July 6. Proceeds from the outing will be used to purchase gift cards from area stores to donate to local charitable organizations, including Parsippany Day Care Center, Parsippany Food Pantry, the Valerie Fund, and Jersey Batter...

The Italian Cultural Center presented their Sixth Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser on July 15 at St. Anne Country Club in Feeding Hills.  The Italian Cultural Center works to promote Italian culture, traditions and art in the community.   The center was founded in 1985, and has 386 members.  Though the center is in Springfield, according to Direct...

The Boys and Girls Club of Massena recently received $4,450 from the Massena Italian American Civic Organization. The MIACA celebrated their 100th anniversary. To mark the occasion, they asked the Cornwall Italian/Canadian Civic Association to join forces and host a fundraiser dinner with all of the proceeds going to the Boys & Girls Clubs in their...

As the race for mayor of Agawam heats up, so do the summertime fundraisers and meet-and-greets. Agawam City Council President Jimmy Cichetti, an independent candidate for mayor, will be feted at a women's brunch from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Luigi Takefive, an Italian restaurant at 944 Springfield St. There's a suggested $20 donation for...

The fifth annual Festivale Italiano will be Saturday and Italian food and games will be the highlight of festivities at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market during market hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The festival will feature a booth of the Italian American Club of Spokane, Order of Sons of Italy in America Lodge 2172. Professional sausage maker and retailer...