Please Bear With Us

Classes and events will be suspended throughout the spring months while we prepare our facility for our Grand Opening.

The Granger Homestead Project

In response to the Great Depression, a Federal housing program was created in 1933 that aimed to improve the living conditions of people, while simultaneously giving them a new opportunity to experience small-scale farming and home ownership.

The first family to move into Granger Homestead was Sesto Fiori, his wife Elizabeth, and 8 of their 12 children.  Read more.                                                                                                                                                                                                        

DNA and Genealogy

Join Dennis Allen for an informational class on using DNA to enhance your genealogy search. Read more here.

Arriva La Befana

The Christmas Witch will be arriving at 3:00PM on Sunday, January 8th for our annual Children’s Christmas Party.

All children 3 to 12 years old are invited!

Confirm your attendance by January 6th to:

Pat Civitate at 515-250-8804 or

Santa Lucia

Please join us for our annual celebration Sunday, December 11th at 3:00PM.

The Holidays Have Arrived!

Are you looking for the perfect Italian meats for your holiday chartreuse board? Your guests will love these…. Read more

One Night Only!

Iowa Sister States and the Italian-American Cultural Center of IA welcomes 11th generation Murano glassworker Davide Salvadore for an exclusive lecture on the art of glassmaking. Read more.

A Tavola Con Noi

Come and sit at our table and enjoy a relaxed Italian evening of

Good food and wine-a 4 course meal prepared by Lucca Restaurant

Good Conversation with friends of the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa Read More

Italian Heritage Dinner

Join us in celebrating our Italian Heritage! more info

September Newsletter

Celebrate with Us! Events for the whole family here.