Join us Saturday, November 5 for an evening with pianist & composer Cristiana Pegoraro. The concert at the Columbus Citizens Foundation (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY) will be open to the public. Cocktails at 6.15 PM, Performance at 7 PM. Members wishing to make a dinner reservation in the Taverna following the performance can email here. Hailed...

Make your bookings for Wednesday, November 2, for "Italy: The World's Superpower" with Carla Gambescia. All attendees will receive a copy of Carla's 2nd edition of her award-winning book, La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z. RSVP Here. Join us for this fascinating exploration of how Italy arose like a ph...

If you missed Vanessa Racci on the Red Carpet at the Columbus Day Parade, you can still celebrate Italian Heritage Month with her performance at the Columbus Citizens Foundation (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY) on October 29 at 7 pm. Cocktails: 6:15pm. Performance: 7:00-8:00pm. Cost: $45/person Vanessa and her band return to the Townhouse for Son...

Join us on Friday, October 21 at 6 pm at our townhouse at 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY to screen Michael Cavalieri’s new film, La Porta dell'Inferno. The Award-winning Actor/Writer/Director of Ritornato will join us for a conversation after the screening to talk about what inspired him to make this film, his second set in Sicily. RSVP today. Co...

Cheering crowds lined up behind metal barricades along Fifth Avenue Monday for New York’s 78th annual Columbus Day Parade – the world’s largest celebration of Italian-American culture and heritage. Over 100 groups participated in this year’s parade, including over 20 marching bands, 18 floats and dozens of performance groups, according to the Colum...

On Monday, October 10, the 78th Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City. The Parade celebrates Italian American heritage, culture and achievements and is the largest celebration of Italian heritage in the world. Grand Marshal Tom Golisano will lead the Parade up Fifth Avenue from 47th to 72nd Streets from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM. 2022...

The National Council of Columbia Associations in Civil Service in conjunction with the Columbus Citizens Foundation invites you to join us for the 2022 wreath ceremony at Columbus Circle and Statue on 59th St. This year ceremony will take place live on Sunday, October 9, 2022 - Columbus Circle - 9:30 AM. Please join us to celebrate Colombo and the...

Join us on Fifth Avenue, watch the Parade on ABC-7 if you are in the NY Metro area, or live-stream it between 12:00 - 3:00 PM by downloading the ABC7NY app via the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Or if you are in the Lehigh Valley area, the ABC affiliate in that region carries the parade live. There are so many great reasons to support the Columb...

We are pleased to announce a special evening for Columbus Citizens Foundation Members to enjoy the cuisine of Southern Italy. The evening is curated by Berardo Paradiso of the SoHo Chapter of L’Accademia Italiana della Cucina. You can read more about the Accademia in this 2019 New York Times article. CLICK HERE TO BOOK Please join us on Wednesday,...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce this year's Dr. A. Kenneth Ciongoli lecture series that will examine the basis of distorting Columbus' legacy. It will take place on select college campuses through the NIAF on Campus program. NIAF has partnered with Mary Grabar, Ph.D., author of Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing...