December Newsletter

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An Evening in Tuscany

 

Join our honorary Chair, Sheri Sarcone Avis Horner for our 4th annual fundraiser dinner benefitting the Italian-American Cultural Center of Iowa.

Featuring the rich and diverse cusine from the Tuscan Region, known for pappardelle, panzanella, cantucci and, of course, some fabulous wines.

A presto!

 

Mitten Tree

We are continuing our tradition of collecting mittens, gloves, hats and scarfs for children.

Tree will be ready December 1st.

All donations are given to the Bidwell Center for distribution.

Santa Lucia

This year’s celebration will begin Sunday, December 9th at 3:00PM with the lighting of the Christmas fire, a candlelight procession to the altar of St. Lucy, followed by a prayer service for those who have departed in 2018.

Ragazzi Italian Folk Dancers will perform 2 Christmas dances. Traditional “cuccia” will be served.

 

Open to the public, free of charge.

November Newsletter

November Newsletter available here.

An Evening in Tuscany

 

Capitol Procession

Memorial Observance
The 80th anniversary Christopher Columbus Memorial ceremony will take place on Monday, October 8th at 11:00am. Participants will include the Bellizzi-MacRae American Legion Color Guard, the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Ms. Alexis Romitti, this year’s festival queen, and members of Gruppo Il Trattenimento Italiano, the Italian Folk Dancers. Special guests will be this year’s recipients of the Outstanding Citizen Award.  Those who would like to walk with the afore-named groups should meet at 10:45am in the parking lot immediately north of the area.

October Newsletter

Read our October Newsletter here.

Columbus Day Dinner

More information to follow.

Genealogy Workshop