Oct 1 at 7pm EDT. Presented by Mark Hehl. FREE. Click here for more info & to register. Like many Italian Americans, Mark Hehl grew up with a foot in two worlds. At home, his mother maintained many rich southern Italian traditions. In school, and on the streets of Brooklyn, he was American. After writing his second book An Immigrant’s Dilemma, Lega...

Presented by award winning author, Carla Gambescia and Allison Scola. September 29th - 7:00 PM EDT. Register for 10 USD. Created specially by La Dolce Vita University to celebrate La Bella Sicilia! Through an engaging Q & A format, we will explore and discover that delicious layer cake of culinary & cultural history that is the dazzling island of S...

The Saint Pio Foundation will celebrate the life of Padre Pio on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of his entry into eternal life, on Sunday, September 20, 2020, starting at 9:00 A.M.. The full-day activities include veneration of Padre Pio's relics, conferences about Padre Pio, a Mass in his honor, a benefit concert, and a private four-course P...

August 18 at 7pm EDT, Presented by Toni McKeen. $10. Toni will discuss GianLorenzo Bernini's wide, varied body of work, including his many famous beautiful fountains, statues and busts, and of course his work in St. Peter's and the Vatican. Register here Toni is a lover of all things Italian and loves to share what she has learned from her studies,...

August 12 at 7:30pm. Presented by Carla Gambescia. $10. Click here for more info & to register. Il Palio di Siena, a four-day cultural sporting extravaganza, culminates in the world’s most thrilling horse race and takes place twice every summer — on July 2 and August 16. Though canceled this year, you can experience its colorful pageantry virtually...

June 1 at 2pm EDT. $10. Presented by author, Linda Cardillo. Organized by Westchester Italian Cultural Center. Click here for more info & to register. Linda Cardillo, the award-winning author of fiction that explores the search for connection and belonging, will present the journey (both physical and metaphorical) she undertook in creating her late...

May 26 at 1pm. $10 Webinar presented by Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe. Click here for more info & to register. Organized by the Westchester Italian Cultural Center. Entertainment during the Roman Empire looked quite different than what we seek in modern times. Let’s discuss what a gladiator actually is (professional vs slave), how the Colosseum provided a...

May 21 at 7pm. $10. 7:00 PM EDT. Hosted by Westchester Italian Cultural Center. Presented by award winning author, Carla Gambescia. Click here for more info & to register. Italy is the only country to give the world not just one but three Golden Ages. A fascinating exploration of how Italy rose from the ashes and devastation of WWII to emerge as th...

May 13 at 7pm EDT. $10. Click here for more info & to register. Has anyone demonstrated genius throughout history quite like the Italians? From antiquity to the present, from realms of the arts & sciences to the art of “la dolce vita”, Italians, more than any other people have profoundly shaped our worldview and how we live. Through an engaging int...

To Our Valued Members and Guests, as new reports of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to develop, we wanted to update you on some of our operational procedures. For the past few weeks, our team has been frequently discussing the developments and how to handle this developing epidemic. With matters getting worse by the day and the epidemic developing...