The Italian-American Society of Peoria will hold its 88th Annual Summer Festa Picnic from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Hickory Grove Park in North Peoria. It is a long-standing family event held by the group every year since its founding in 1929. The event is a fundraiser for the society’s four scholarship programs. The menu features chicken...

The Italian American Society of Peoria will hold its 85th Annual Italian Summer Festa from noon-7 p.m. Sunday at Hickory Grove Park in North Peoria. (Hickory Grove Road off Knoxville Ave, follow signs). The Summer Festa Picnic is a long-standing family event held by the Society every year since its founding in 1929 as a time for Italian families t...

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:30 pm - 4:00 pmKnights of Columbus Hall - 7403 N. Radnor Road - Peoria, ILPrice: Only $10 for an adult meal and $5.00 for children under 12.   The Italian-American Society of Peoria will host a Taste of Italy Dinner offering cuisine from Northern Italy. You will have a choice of Spaghetti &...

The Italian American Society of Peoria will hold its 83rd Annual Italian Summer Festa on Sunday August 12, from 12:00 noon to 7:00pm at Hickory Grove Park inNorth Peoria. (Hickory Grove Road off Knoxville Ave, follow signs). The Summer Festa Picnic is a long-standing family event held by the Society every year since its founding in 1929 as a time...

People flocked to Peoria's Knights of Columbus Sunday to fill up on spaghetti dinners for a good cause. The first Italian American Society spaghetti dinner ended with full bellies and a lot of donations. The event is supposed to be one of the organizations biggest fundraisers.   Organizers say the hearty meal is a way to spread Italian cul...

Rain could not deter the Italian pride at Laura Bradley Park on Sunday afternoon.Standing under the Christopher Columbus statue that looks down onto West Parkside Drive, more than 30 Italians watched the rainy Christopher Columbus and Italian Heritage Recognition Ceremony. "It's an honor to have a Columbus statue here in a central part of Peoria,"...

The 1st Annual Italian American Society Spaghetti Dinner will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall (located at 7403 N. Radnor Road in Peoria) from Noon - 4:30 pm.   Dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children and includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, meatballs or Bolognese sauce, salad, bread, lemonade or iced tea. Wine, beer, soda and cof...

The Italian American Society of Peoria will hold its 84th annual Italian Summer Festa from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hickory Grove Park in North Peoria. (Hickory Grove Road off Knoxville Ave, follow signs). The Summer Festa Picnic is a long-standing family event held by the society every year since its founding in 1929 as a time for Italian familie...