Italian Charities of America Events

March Events at Italian Charities of America, Inc.

Saluti! Greetings!

Listed below are our upcoming March events.

Sicilian Language Course begins on March 6, 2019
Are you of Sicilian descent or just interested in Sicilian? Come join us for Sicilian Language lessons. We will have a native Sicilian teacher instructing the class.12 Lessons for $150, lessons start on Wednesday, March 6th and lessons will run through May 22nd. Class is 1 hour and 45 minutes long. Payment is by check or cash.

Saturday Night Community Dances:
March 9th 8:00 pm to 12:00 am
March 23rd 8:00 pm to 12;00 am
Come join us for a night of dancing! Live DJ, food and fun! DJ will be spinning classics, oldies, Italian and Latin music! $12 at the door or $10 for members. Food, dessert, coffee and tea included. Beverages, wine and beer not included but available for purchase. Door Prizes and 50/50 raffle! Call for more info. at 718-478-3100.

Flea Market:
Saturday, March 16th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Come and join us for our Flea Market! Lots of vendors and various items to purchase! Located on the 2nd Floor with wheelchair and baby stroller accessibility from our elevator.
There will be great bargains, unique finds, new & vintage items, handmade and homemade treasures. Call (718) 478-3100 for more info. Refreshments, food and snacks will be available for purchase.

Spring 2019 Italian Speaker Series
Italian Charities of America is sponsoring its very own Spring Italian Speaker Series. We will be featuring various topics pertaining to Italian history, art, culture, heritage and experiences. The event will be held on the 2nd floor of the Italian Charities of America building (elevator available). Free admission & open to the public. Complimentary refreshments, wine and snacks will be served. For inquiries call: 718-478-3100. A flyer is attached with the full Spring Speaker Series line up.

“Italy and the Middle Ages” March 26th, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
This presentation will be given by Christina McGrath, a PhD candidate in Italian and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where she also teaches Italian. Boccaccio’s Decameron, set in Florence during the devastation of the Black Death, is a text whose humor and insight have inspired readers since its completion in 1353. A text of enormous cultural import, the Decameron has much to teach us about the Middle Ages, Italian identity, and the development of the modern novel. Most significantly, it is deeply relatable even today: we as readers can see our own joys and struggles in the lives of Boccaccio’s characters.

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Italian Charities of America, Inc.
A Not For Profit 501 (c) (3) Corp.
83-20 Queens Boulevard
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Office # (718) 478-3100 Fax # (718) 478-2665

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