At Sierra 2 Center: 2791 24th Street, Sacramento CA
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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Learn Italian, meet new people with similar interests by registering in one of our Italian Language Classes! See schedule!

"Sacramento Italian Style" features the best of Italian and Italian American music: Sundays at noon on ACCESS CABLE channel 18, KUBU radio 96.5 FM and at


The Italian Cultural Society wants YOU! If you want to join the fun and celebrate everything Italian please become a volunteer.

Event Highlights

Events At the Italian Center
(6821 Fair Oaks Blvd. Carmichael, CA 95608)
Please see current newsletter for details


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FALL 2016: Language Classes For Adults and Children

Monday, 9 January, 2017: Italian Classes for Adults and Children begin See schedule!

Sunday, October 30, 2:00pm: Film-Documentary- "Echoes of the Neighborhood that Disappeared"

~tickets available at the door~

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.

There are
still openings
on all
Society Tours

Annual Italian Center Fund Drive


Donate today!

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Let the Italian Cultural Society take you home to Italy with these exclusive tours:

Our exclusive Italian Cultural Society tours highlight Italy's 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! Most classes start 26 September, 2016!! 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!
We are expanding our Pre-School. Please complete this BRIEF
Pre-School Survey
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!
  • Saturday- August 6, -11am to 10 pm and Sunday - August 7, - 11am to 6 PM 2016
  • 3730 Auburn Blvd. Sacramento, CA (just one block east of Watt Ave)

This beautiful Italian community event features 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

The Festa Italiana Scholarship is open to all young women of Italian descent ages 16 to 22 who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in higher education. For information or an application contact Kasey Bier Wirth, Festa Queen Scholarship Coordinator at


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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!!

• 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: Doris Beckert at (916) 482-8674 - email

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.

Your tax deductible gift will help the Italian Center serve the cultural needs of our community by providing unique programs which preserve our rich heritage. Please give generously.

SACRAMENTO – The Italian Cultural Society is an Italian Assessor Agency that has been approved to administer the language portion (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking) of the Italian California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET) in Los Angeles, and report those results back to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).

The next will take place:
Our sister assessor agency, Fondazione Italia will administer the next exam:

Test Date:             Saturday, November 5, 2016
Location:               Robert Bellarmine School – 154 N. Fifth Street, Burbank

The Italian Cultural Society is evaluating offering the Italian Language Test (Italian sub-test III) exam date for Northern California and Bay-Area in 2017 based on demand. If you would like to take the Italian sub-test III in the Spring of 2017 in Northern California and Bay-Area region please send us an email advising us of your interest. Thank you.