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Sunday July 26th - Green Valley Swimming Pool & Sports Club - 1725 Poplars Rd, York (Pennsylvania) 17408. SUMMER PICNIC, BOCCE AND SWIMMINGAt GREENVALLEY SWIM CLUB. MEMBERS FREE (All others only need to pay the gate admission charge of $8.50)   Please see details below: If you can attend please respond via e-mail...

Quando: Martedì, 7 giugno 2016, 5:00PM-6:30PMDove: Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20009The US-Italy Global Affairs   Forum In collaborazione con SAIS, European and Eurasian Studies SAIS Italian Society Vi...

Street painting has been part of the artistic canon since the middle ages. In 16th-century Europe, artists would create temporary works of art with chalk in public spaces, such as in front of a church or fountain. It was a way for underemployed artists to hawk their skill and attract commissions — or simply earn some tips to pay for a meal. &...

The Hoboken Italian Festival, otherwise known as the Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri (Our Lady of the Martyrs), returns to Sinatra Park Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday Sept 11. The religious tradition began over 600 years ago in Molfetta, Italy, according to Danny Altilio, who does public relations for the festival.   A number of Ital...

Frank Fanelli was born Francesco Vincente Fanelli in New York City on May 26, 1929, and died on Jan. 11, 2017. His heritage was 100% Italian, and his parents came to the U.S. through Ellis Island.   Frank inherited his father's place in Laurenzana, Italy, and gave the place to the relatives who had been living there since his father came to...

AISNA (Association of Italian Surgeons of North America) with the support of ISSNAF is calling for applications for research fellowship for young Italian surgeons. Deadline for applying: March 30th, 2013.   For more information click here

Movie screening, presented on the occasion of The Washington, DC International Design Festival and in conjunction with The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century. Among the world's most influential designers, Italian-born Lella and Massimo Vignelli have created signage and maps for New York's subway, the interior of Saint Pete...

As the school year draws to a close and many of us begin to think about summer vacation, I write to ask for your support of the Sons of Italy Foundation's (SIF) scholarship program. I'm confident that, after reading the rest of this email, you will feel compelled to help in whatever way you can.   You see, last week nearly 900 people -- many...

Each year, to raise money for their charitable efforts, the members of the Sea Isle City Italian-American Club Women's Auxiliary host a variety of fund raisers – including a Holiday Poinsettia and Wreath Sale during December.   This year, however, the proceeds from their Poinsettia and Wreath Sale will instead help repair the organization's...

The Cresskill School District seeks an outstanding candidate for a full-time Italian language instruction position who demonstrates interpersonal skills that promote collaboration, professionalism, and a commitment to ensuring all students are able to use language authentically and for real communicative purposes. The candidate must be certified in...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561, Parsippany, donated $2,000.00 worth of gift cards from Shop Rite and Walmart to four local pantries. Receiving the gift cards from Joe Jannarone were Gerry Cioce representing St. Peters Food Pantry, Barbara Ievoli Parsippany Food Pantry, Peggy Rausher from Parsippany Day Care Center and Adam Gragani representing St. Anns....

Modern scouts learn to 'be prepared' for adult life and it seems that little has changed in almost 2,000 years. Ancient papyri show that wealthy Roman children were enrolled in a youth organisation in order to learn to be good citizens too.The documents, which originate from Oxyrhynchos in Egypt, also reveal that poorer children and even slaves be...