UPDATE  –  RE:  GELATO SOCIAL

GELATO SOCIALMONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016

THEGELATO SOCIALHAS BEEN CANCELLED.  WE REGRET ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY HAVE CAUSED YOU.

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SCHOOL WILL BE OVER SOON!  COME AND CELEBRATE WITH A GELATO SOCIAL”            

WHO DOESN’T LOVE GELATO?  WHAT COULD BE BETTER THAN A REFRESHING TREAT OF GELATO, STRAWBERRIES, WHIPPED CREAM!

AGE RANGE:  5 — 9 YEARS OLD

A spe­cial evening has been planned for chil­dren.  This will not only be a fun event, but also a learn­ing expe­ri­ence.   Chil­dren will learn some com­mon Ital­ian words and phrases.  

Skip dessert at home and join us!  The fun begins at 7:00 pm.

Chil­dren: $5.00

Adults:  mem­bers — $8.00 // non-members:  $10.00

Every­one gets to eat gelato, not only the children!

We will be raf­fling off a cus­tom designed tote bag with all kinds of Ital­ian prod­ucts in it!

 Reserve early!

Call The Cen­ter for Ital­ian & Ital­ian Amer­i­can Cul­ture @ 973.571.1995 or

e-mail:  info@ciiac.org

This will be held at The Cen­ter, 411 Pomp­ton Avenue, lower level, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

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REGIONAL GOURMET DINNERPIEMONTESE CUISINE

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JOIN US FOR A REGIONAL GOURMET DINNER FEATURING THE CUISINE OF PIEMONTE ITALY

WE HAVE PLANNED A DELICIOUS DINNER AT:

ED ZAZZALI’S DIAMOND SPRING RESTAURANT

35 EVERGREEN AVENUE, NUTLEY, NJ

THE CHEF WILL PREPARE A SUMPTUOUS AND AUTHENTIC DINNER!  THE RESTAURANT OWNERS ARE FROM THIS PARTICULAR AREA OF ITALY!

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016

1:00 — 5:00 PM.

MEMBERS:  $60.00      NON-MEMBERS:  $65.00 (price includes wine and gratuities)

Pay­ment Required In Advance!  Reser­va­tion dead­line — June 7th

For info and to reserve call 973.571.1995 or e-mail:  info@ciiac.org

The Cen­ter for Ital­ian & Ital­ian Amer­i­can Culture

411 Pomp­ton Avenue, Ste. 5, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

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A TRIP TO OPERATIC ITALY

An Audio Visual Pre­sen­ta­tion by Lou Barella

Dur­ing the sum­mer of 2009, Lou made a trip to Italy.  While there he went to the places impor­tant in the lives of Giuseppe Verdi (Bus­seto, LeRon­cole, Sant Agata and Milano) and Gia­como Puc­cini (Torre del Lago, Lucca and Viareg­gio), as well as the Teatri dell’Aperto in Verona, at Torre del Lago and at the Baths of Cara­calla.  This pre­sen­ta­tion is a pic­to­r­ial sou­venir of that trip accom­pa­nied by the oper­atic music of these two great com­posers.  It is not just a typ­i­cal “trav­elog” but a mar­riage of pic­tures and appro­pri­ate music for each beau­ti­ful loca­tion.  Lou will share these beau­ti­ful mem­o­ries with you.  Come along on this musi­cal trip!

Thurs­day, June 2 at 7 pm.

Loca­tion:  The Cen­ter for Ital­ian & Ital­ian Amer­i­can Culture

411 Pomp­ton Avenue, lower level, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Pay­ment & reg­is­tra­tion required in advance!

Light refresh­ments will be served!

Mem­bers — $8.00    Non-members — $10.00

Call 973.571.1995 to reg­is­ter or e-mail:  info@ciiac.org

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CANCELLATION OF PROGRAMPROFESSOR SUE TARDIMAY 22, 2016

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The pre­sen­ta­tion by Pro­fes­sor Tardi, sched­uled for Thurs­day, May 26, 2016 has been can­celled.  The pro­fes­sor is unavail­able.  The pro­gram will be re-scheduled for the fall.

We regret any incon­ve­nience this may have caused you.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR!  WE HAVE PLANNED SOME VERY EXCITING EVENTS FOR YOU!  RESERVE EARLY!

Ital­ian Con­ver­sa­tion Classes (begin­ner), Tues­day, May 17.  Tues­day evenings.  Course is taught by a highly qual­i­fied and expe­ri­enced instruc­tor.  Classes meet Tues­day evenings from 7:00 — 8:00 pm.  Mem­bers:  $125   Non-members:  $175 

Bobby Valli Per­for­mance, Sun­day May 22 — “Jer­sey Leg­ends”- Music of the 50s, 60s, 70s. Bobby Valli is the brother of Frankie Valli.  Take a trip down mem­ory lane!  $30.00 pp.  Time:  3:00 — 6:00 pm.  Refresh­ments will be served.

Sue Tardi, a soci­ol­ogy pro­fes­sor at William Pater­son Uni­ver­sity, presents a topic of inter­est — “Ital­ian Cul­ture — Saliency or Extinc­tion.”  Thurs­day, May 26, 7:00 PM. at The Cen­ter for Ital­ian & Ital­ian Amer­i­can Cul­ture, 411 Pomp­ton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.

Pre­sen­ta­tion by Lou Bar­rella, Music Edu­ca­tor & recip­i­ent of the Dr. Leonard Cov­ello Life­time Achieve­ment Award from The Ital­ian Teach­ers’ Asso­ci­a­tion for his out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tions to Ital­ian cul­ture.  Topic — “Trip to Oper­atic Italy” — an Audio Visual pre­sen­ta­tion.  Takes place at The Cen­ter.  Thurs­day, June 2 at 7:00 PM.

Fee for both pre­sen­ta­tions:  mem­ber:  $8.00   non-member:  $10.00

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Gelato Social — Mon­day, June 27, 7:00 PM.  Age range:  5–9 years old.  What could be bet­ter than Gelato, Straw­ber­ries & Whipped Cream?  This is not only a fun event, but also a learn­ing expe­ri­ence.  Chil­dren will learn some com­mon Ital­ian words and phrases.  Chil­dren:  $5.00.  Adults:  mem­bers — $8.00 // non-members:  $10.00.  We’ll be raf­fling off a tote bag with all kinds of Ital­ian prod­ucts in it!  COME & ENJOY!

A REGIONAL GOURMET DINNER — Sun­day, June 12 from 1:00 — 5:00 pm.  Spe­cial­ties of Piemon­tese cui­sine will be fea­tured at Ed Zazzali’s Dia­mond Spring Restau­rant, Nut­ley, NJ.  Price includes wine and gra­tu­ities.  Member-$60  non-member-$65.

Call with ques­tions you may have about any of the above events.  Reg­is­tra­tion and pay­ment for these events is required in advance.  

The Cen­ter for Ital­ian & Ital­ian Amer­i­can Culture

411 Pomp­ton Avenue, Ste. 5, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

tel:  975.571.1995    e-mail:  info@ciiac.org      www.ciiac.org

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROMOTING AND PRESERVING THE MAGNIFICENT AND UNIQUE CULTURE OF ITALY!

Inquire about becom­ing a mem­ber of The Cen­ter for Ital­ian & Ital­ian Amer­i­can Cul­ture.  Our mem­ber­ship fees are rea­son­able; mem­bers receive dis­counts to pro­grams, events and dinners.

 

 

 

 

 

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AN INVITATION TO A REGIONAL GOURMET GOURMET DINNER!

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THE DELICIOUS CUISINE OF PIEMONTE ITALY WILL BE FEATURED AT THIS

GOURMET DINNER!

A sump­tu­ous meal will be pre­pared for you!  Spe­cial­i­ties of the Piemonte region of Italy will be served fea­tur­ing wines of the region.

ED ZAZZALI’S DIAMOND SPRING RESTAURANT    

35 Ever­green Avenue, Nut­ley, NJ

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016

1:00 — 5:00 PM

Mem­bers:  $60.00      Non-members:  $65.00 (includes wine and gratuities)

PAYMENT REQUIRED IN ADVANCERESERVATION DEADLINEJUNE 7TH

For infor­ma­tion and to reserve call 973.571.1995 or e-mail:  info@ciiac.org

Mail checks to The Cen­ter for Ital­ian & Ital­ian Amer­i­can Culture

                               411 Pomp­ton Avenue, Ste. 5, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

 

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ITALIAN CONVERSATION CLASSESBEGINNER LEVEL

An incredible sunset etches St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican with a warm golden glow. Rome, Italy

An incred­i­ble sun­set etches St Peter’s Basil­ica and the Vat­i­can with a warm golden glow. Rome, Italy

PLANNING A TRIP TO ITALY!  WOULDN’T YOUR TRIP BE SO MUCH MORE ENJOYABLE IF YOU KNEW ITALIAN?

Our instruc­tor is highly qual­i­fied and expe­ri­enced.  Reserve early to ensure your space in class.

CLASSES BEGIN:  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016

WHERE:  THE CENTER FOR ITALIAN & ITALIAN AMERICAN CULTURE

                      411 Pomp­ton Avenue, lower level, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

TIME:  7:00 — 8:00 PM

FEE:  Mem­bers:  $125.00     Non-Members:  $175.00 ($50 of which is applied to mem­ber­ship dues)

Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line:  May 16.  Pay­ment due in advance.  Call 973.571.1995 or e-mail:  

info@ciiac.org 

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SAVE THE DATEPERFORMANCE BY BOBBI VALLI!

You are invited to.….….….….….…Broth­ers — Bobbi Valli — “A Jer­sey Leg­ends Show*

You’ll be lis­ten­ing to the fan­tas­tic music of Bobbi Valli in the ambiance of a Vic­to­rian Man­sion — OAKSIDE BROOMFIELD CULTURAL CENTER

A SALUTE TO THE JERSEY BOYS!  A nos­tal­gic trip down mem­ory lane!  Music of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s & 80’s.  Enjoy other favorites — Frank Sina­tra, Nat King Cole, and others.

Oake­side Bloom­field Cul­tural Cen­ter, 240 Belleville Avenue, Bloom­field, NJ 07003

                      SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016 from 3:00 — 6:00 pm.

Reser­va­tions and pay­ment in advance required. Pay­ments will not be accepted at the door. Lim­ited Seat­ing!   Call 973.571.1995 or e-mail us at:info@ciiac.org.   We expect this to be a very pop­u­lar event.  RESERVE EARLY!

$30.00 pp (non-refundable).  Appe­tiz­ers & Desserts will be served.

Major credit cards accepted, or mail a check to:  CIIAC, 411 Pomp­ton Avenue, Ste. 5, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

*with Brother Frankie Valli’s blessings

            

                                                                                                                          

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PRESENTATION BY EDVIGE GIUNTA

EDVIGE GIUNTA’S PRESENTATION SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 24TH HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.  

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