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Italian Center: 6821 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Carmichael CA
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 189427, Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: (916) Italy-00, (916) 482-5900 Fax: (916) 482-5909

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Events At the Italian Center
(6821 Fair Oaks Blvd.. Carmichael, CA 95608)
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New Quarter begins January 8, 2018

Language Classes For Adults and Classes for Children See schedule!

Sunday, January 7, 1:00 to 3:30 pm,
La Festa della Befana
a very special Children's Holiday Celebration, Puppet show, folk dance performances, visit by la Befana herself and much more!

Friday, January 19 - at 8pm - Feature Film: "Mia Madre"  - in Italian with English subtitles

Sunday, January 21, at 1:30 pm: Wine Tasting and Film: The Barolo Boys the Story of a Revolution in Italian with English subtitles

Sunday, January 28, at 2:00 pm: Documentary Film:
"My Italian Secret" The Forgotten Heroes   The untold saga of Italians who risked their life to save the Jews during World War II.

Sunday, February 11, at 2:00 pm: Meet the Authors: "Four Dollars and a Dream"  An amazing true story of Cino Chegia, an Italian man who saw his home torn apart in World War II and become an American Success Story!

Friday, February 16, at 8pm - Feature Film "Girl On A Bicycle".The Girl on the Bicycle - in English

Sunday, February 25, at 2:00 pm: Meet the Authors: "New Italian Migrations to the United States" Italian immigration from 1945 to the present is an American phenomenon too little explored in our histories.

Sunday, March 4, at 2:00 pm: Film Documentary: Giacomo Puccini The life of the passionate and flamboyant composer of some of the world's best loved operas: Manon Lescaut, La Boheme, Tosca, Madame Butterfly and Turandot.

We invite you to Celebrate Italian Culture with us throughout the year!

Please join the Italian Cultural Society for any of these upcoming events. If you have questions do not hesitate to email us at or call us 916 482-5900.

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Let the Italian Cultural Society take you home to Italy with these exclusive tours we are planning for 2018:

  • Grand Tour: (June18 - 29, 2018) Florence, Lucca, Chianti Region, The Cinque Terre, Pescia, Pisa, Siena, Viareggio, Volterra, San Gimignano, Rome and Vatican City

Our exclusive Italian Cultural Society tours highlight Italy's most spectacular natural beauty, its rich patrimony of art, history, music, culture and the delicious local foods and wines. We take care of all the details, from choosing the most beautiful cities, the best local guides and escorts and the most charming hotels to ensure travelers enjoy the trip of a lifetime. Even the most experienced travelers rate the Italian Cultural Society tours as the best trips they've ever taken. Don't miss this opportunity to see Italy with those who truly know it best.

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Italian Language School: Language Classes are offered for students at every level. There is no better way to celebrate Italian culture than to learn the language! Classes start the week of 8 January, 2018!! See class schedule now!

Two hundred and fifty million people in the world speak Italian which is called “la dolce lingua” (the sweet language). This is significant, considering Italy does not share the colonial history of languages like English, French and Spanish have. Now is the time to learn the beautiful language of music, food, culture, fashion, art and amore.


Ciao Italia and Ciao Piccoli Italian Language and Culture for Kids
We have classes for children ages 2 to 12!

The Italian Cultural Society offers year round language programs with small teacher to student ratio. Our fun-filled programs are designed to let children explore Italy, its rich culture, food, art and language in a fun setting. The Italian Cultural Society encourages all children to participate. Give your child this wonderful opportunity to learn one of the world's most beautiful languages- l'Italiano!


FESTA ITALIANA Voted Northern California's Best Italian Festival!

An annual Italian community event featuring delicious Italian food and drink and stellar entertainers. There is both an indoor air-conditioned and an open outdoor Italian Marketplace, a Children's games and rides area, bocce ball, Italian cars, motorcycles and much more entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. There are plenty of tables and chairs in this private, shady park-like setting.
We invite everyone to come out and celebrate Italian heritage with us. Don't miss Festa Italiana! Northern California's Italian community gathering for two days of Italian cuisine, music, dancing, fun and friendship. For information about the greatest Italian Festival in California go to visit


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Bambini Dancers Kick up their Heels   

Our Children's Folk dance group allows kids to learn Italian culture through dance. Children receive lessons and attend practices and perform throughout the year. This is a fun way to introduce your child to Italian culture and dance. All Children are invited to join the BAMBINI DANCERS!! WATCH OUR BAMBINI DANCERS PERFORM AT SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS GAME!! BRAVI, BRAVISSIMI!!

• Contact information for Italian Children Folk Dancers:

-   For booking performances of the Bambini contact or to join the Bambini contact Diana Quilici at:

Balliamo! means "Let's Dance" and The Italian Folk Dance Group Balliamo! does just that.
Balliamo! performs at local and regional events. If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate Italian culture, Balliamo! might be just for you. For information about joining Balliamo!, attending a practice session or booking the group for a performance contact Group Director: Irene Brown at

A Dream Come True
Un Sogno Realizzato

  • The Northern California's Italian Cultural Center, 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd., Carmichael, 95608
  • Support the Italian Center's by making a gift to the CENTER ENDOWMENT FUND

The Italian Center represents the hopes, dreams and aspirations of the Italian Community of Northern California. We thank all the many people who made a difference and cared enough to contribute to make this dream a reality.

Please consider making your tax deductible gift to help the Italian Center serve the cultural needs of our community and provide unique programs which preserve the rich Italian heritage. Please give generously.