The controversial Christopher Columbus statue located inside San Jose's City Hall building was removed and placed into a hall of the Italian American Heritage Foundation on Saturday, according to the City Hall building manager. At the City Council meeting on Jan. 30, Mayor Sam Liccardo and the City Council decided on a six-week deadline to remove t...

Enter to win tickets to the World of Italian Opera Christmas concert and buffet dinner on Friday, December 1 at the Italian American Heritage Foundation located at 425 N. Fourth Street in San Jose. This special event starts at 6pm for no host cocktails and holiday boutique followed by a dinner buffet and music from the World of opera. Two lucky win...

We petition to have the statue of Christopher Columbus located in the lobby of San Jose City Hall to remain in its present location. The statue of Christopher Columbus was given to the City of San Jose in 1958 by the Civic Club. This beautiful marble statue depicts a brave explorer who found a new route to the Americas. Christopher Columbus used th...

Friday, Feb 17, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. IAHF Cultural Center - 425 N. Fourth Street - San Jose, CA 95112. $55 members, $60 non-members. RSVP TODAY Singles, Family, Friends and Members! You don’t want to miss this incredible performance by Matt Helm, Friday, February 17. We will be enjoying an evening of dining, entertainment and raffles. Each year we pro...

We are excited to announce the launch of ALFIO's national PBS show ALFIO In Concert. This TV special includes hits "Caruso," "Granada," "Con Te Partiró" and "My Way" plus many more great Italian and English songs! The show will be airing in Northern California this Saturday, 8/29 on KQED 9 and KQED Life at 6:00 pm and again at midnight!! Click...

by Sal Pizarro   The San Jose-based Italian American Heritage Foundation is giving out a record $22,000 spread among 18 scholarships for its Italian American Young Scholars program and is celebrating the awards with a barbecue Sunday at its headquarters at 425 N. Fourth St.   Tickets for the barbecue are $22 for adults and $7 for kids...

Thursday, January 15, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.425 N. Fourth Street - San Jose, CA 95112$12 members, $15 non-members   Start the New Year by attending our first 2015 regional lunch. Join as we kick off the new year with the special treats of Piemonte, Italy, featuring Bagna Càuda (warm sauce). This is a typical Piemontese dish be...

TUES, SEPTEMBER 16- 6:00 p.m. doors open - 7:00 p.m. movie starts - 9:00 p.m. discussion - Watch the trailer An award winning movie that tells the story of the Italian revolt of September 27-30, 1943 against the German forces occupying Naples during World War II. Presented by Richard Stewart, Ken Borelli, and Delia Schizzano's...

Pranzo del Piemonte - Thursday, July 23 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.425 N. Fourth Street - San Jose, CA 95112$12 members - $15 non-members RSVP online, by email or call 408-293-7122 Tino is back in the kitchen and this time he's serving a little traditional Italian by making Pollo alla Cacciatora with a little something special from his...

By Nickolas Marinelli   As festa season in the San Francisco Bay Area continues to unfold, Italians, Italian-Americans and Italophiles are gathering to gorge on all the Italianità they can get their hands on. From Sacramento to San Jose, and from Stockton to San Francisco, there is no shortage of Italian celebrations this summer.   Do...