On Saturday, May 21, join author, educator, and past Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholar Angela Carcione for a special event at the Townhouse (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021). Her recently released children's book Buggin' Out with Natalia Vedalia will be given as a gift to all participants under 14. We hope this will be the first of many n...

Thursday, May 12, 6:00 PM. Columbus Citizens Foundation - 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021. RSVP here. Please note, due to the nature of this event, space is limited. Book now to ensure your attendance. Join us on for a sweet evening with C. Marina Marchese, beekeeper, author, and American’s only honey expert trained in Italy. Marina will dem...

After two years of suspension, the IBBL NY (Italian Brands Basketball League) the basketball tournament that combine sport and Italian excellence is back in New York. On April 8, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was chosen as the grand opening event, where the Brooklyn Nets stars usually take the court. This year the tournament will also see the par...

The Columbus Heritage Coalition and The Columbus Citizens Foundation present "Meet The Candidates," an invitation-only series of evening appearances featuring Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor in the June 28 primary election. "Meet The Candidates" begins on Monday, April 11, with a 6 pm cocktail reception and program to follow for C...

On Tuesday, April 12, join us at the Townhouse for A Reconsideration of Italian / American Cinema with CCF Member, Dr. Anthony Tamburri. A 6 PM cocktail reception will precede Dr. Tamburri's engaging overview of Italian American filmmaking. The event is $35 and includes a copy of Tamburri's book, Signing Italian/American Cinema: A More Focused Look...

Join us on January 27 at 6pm for an evening with Monsignor Hilary Franco as he discusses his deeply moving spiritual memoir, Six Popes: A Son Of The Church Remembers. RSVP Here. The event is $35 per person and includes a copy of the book that will be discussed that evening. Columbus Citizens Foundation Members wishing to dine in the Taverna followi...

We are now accepting applications to the 2022-2023 Columbus Guarini Scholarship! APPLY TODAY. The Honorable Frank Guarini, former CCF Board Member and Chair Emeritus of John Cabot University's Board of Trustees, made a generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation from which John Cabot University students may be awarded scholarships. The ap...

Join us on Sunday, December 19 at 4PM and discover the surprising stories behind our most cherished traditions from Saint Nicholas and the Nativity to candy canes and Christmas stockings. Award-winning author, lecturer and photographer, Carla Gambescia will guide us through the stories behind our holiday festivities! RSVP Here. This event is FREE t...

Columbus Citizens Foundation has entered the annual application process of its acclaimed Scholarship Program. Since inception, the Foundation has been a proud supporter of Italian American education and culture and established its robust scholarship program with the overarching goal to increase educational opportunities for the next generation of I...

Join us on December 15 at 6pm for an enlightening evening as author Daniel Paterna discusses his photographic culinary memoir, Feast of the Seven Fishes: A Brooklyn-Italian’s Recipes Celebrating Food and Family. The event is $45 per person, and includes a holiday gift bag, including a signed copy of Feast of the Seven Fishes - perfect for the Chris...