by Krista Dossetti   On Thursday, February 13, 2014, members of the Italian community gathered at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) in North Beach to support his Excellency Claudio Bisogniero in kicking off the Adopt An Italian-Language Student campaign.   Bisogniero, who was originally scheduled to speak at the event, w...

We are very excited to announce that on Saturday, August 11, The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation welcomes the Bay Area to North Beach for the 2012 Festa Coloniale Italiana, an annual Italian festival that celebrates the rich Italian and Italian-American heritage that has existed in San Francisco for generations. This free event conti...

Guerra di fornelli italiani a San Francisco. Lunedi' 25, nella sede del "San Francisco Italian Athletic Club", tre chef del Belpaese si sfideranno a suon di primi piatti per una competizione in cui a decidere il migliore sara' il pubblico.   Protagonisti della sfida, parte dell'agenda del "2013 Anno della cultura italiana", saranno Rutilio D...

On Saturday, August 20, the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation welcomes the Bay Area to North Beach for the 2016 Festa Coloniale Italiana. The Festa, which runs from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., along Stockton St., between Union and Filbert celebrates the rich Italian and Italian-American heritage that has existed in San Francisco for...

The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation welcomes the Bay Area to the heart of North Beach for Festa Coloniale Italiana, September 13, 2014   This annual Italian Festival celebrates the rich Italian and Italian-American heritage that has existed in San Francisco for generations. This free event continues to be San Francisco's only...

When Alberto Cipollina, a more than forty-year member of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) became president in 2011, it was clear that things were changing.   After years of disagreements and rancor about the future direction of the SFIAC, the newly-elected Cipollina promised that his one-year term as president would provide a...

by Nickolas Marinelli   As la Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day) approaches, San Francisco's Italian Community is preparing for three events that have marked the day for decades in the City by the Bay. Besides the invitation-only celebration hosted by the Italian Consulate each year, San Francisco will pay special tribute to la patria on...

For nearly a century, the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club has stood by its Latin motto: Mens Sana in Corpore Sano—a healthy mind in a healthy body. It has also stood by another tradition—women need not apply.  Nowhere is this more apparent than at the monthly "stag dinner" where members and their male guests have assembled for decades to...

On Saturday, September 13, the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation welcomes the Bay Area to North Beach for the 2014 Festa Coloniale Italiana. The Festa, which runs from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., celebrates the rich Italian and Italian-American heritage that has existed in San Francisco for generations and in addition, this year, it will al...