Events At the Italian Center
(6821 Fair Oaks Blvd. Carmichael, CA 95608)
Please see current newsletter for details
Learn Italian, meet new people with similar interests by registering in one of our Italian Language Classes! See schedule
ICS EVENTS CALENDARIO
Sunday, January 5, 1:30 - 3:30 pm - "La Festa della Befana"
The Society's Annual Children's Celebration
January 13 to March 15 - The Winter Quarter of Italian Classes begins at both the Carmichael Italian Center and the Sacramento Sierra 2 Center
Friday, January 17, 8:00 pm - Italian Film - "Benvenuti Al Sud"
Sunday, January 26, 2:00 pm - Rosetta Constantino: Cookbook author of "Southern Italian Desserts"
Saturday, February 8, 10:30 am -4:30 pm - Venetian Mask Workshop
Friday, February 14, 8:00 pm - Italian Film "Benvenuti Al Nord"
Sunday, February 23, 2:00 pm - Genealogy Workshop
Sunday, March 2, 1:00 to 3:30 pm - Cooking Show with Franca Brida Lingren "La Bella Cucina - La Bella Vita"
2013 has been declared the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us 916 482-5900.
There are still openings
Let the Italian Cultural Society take
you home to Italy|
- ITALY: Sicily, Sorrento, Amalfi and Pompeii March 20 to 30, 2014
- ITALY: The Grand Tour- Tuscany, Cinque Terre and Rome, June 20 to July 1, 2014
- ITALY: Thanksgiving in Tuscany 2013 Sold Out. Tour returns in 2014
- 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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Language Classes are offered for students at every level. There is no better way to celebrate Italian culture than to learn the language!
New Session starts in January 2014!! See class schedule now!
Learn Italian Live the the Passion! The Italian Cultural Society has been teaching
Italian in a dynamic and friendly atmosphere for over 32 years.
Our classes are taught by professional, experienced teachers and
native speakers following a proven curriculum. The School is accredited and approved by the Italian Consulate. We will cooperate with both high-schools and colleges so that students who successfully complete our program receive academic credit. Our popular Italian
classes will be offered at both the Carmichael (6821 Fair Oaks Blvd) and the Sierra 2
(2791 24th Street Room 13) campus of the Italian Cultural Society. We offer Ponte Winter Classes and Summer Classes
which offer students a great way to brush up and to stay connected to Italian. We offer free tutoring to all currently enrolled students and create opportunities for review and conversation.
Our Summer program offers conversation and review for various levels of
Italian, in the summer we will also offer our popular Italian for
Travelers class. Several conversation classes are offered for
continuing students who want to practice speaking Italian in a relaxed
teacher led atmosphere. You can learn Italian and have fun at the same
time! Every Italian Cultural Society class stresses the pleasure of the
Italian language and culture and find that the most effective learning
happens The Italian Language School offers classes year round for children, adults and travelers.
"Un uomo che parla due lingue ne vale due"
He who speaks two languages is worth double
|Ciao Italia and Ciao Piccoli Italian Language and Culture
We have classes for children ages 2 to 12!
The Italian Language School has developed very special Language and
Heritage programs for bambini. The latest research shows how even just an hour a week of foreign language gives an important grounding in the language which allows leads to conversation. Our Italian Language Programs brings
Italian language to the many children who do not have Italian offered
in their school. 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. In Autum the CIAO program for School age children will move to SUNDAY so that children involved in soccer can participate. This is a 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 2, -11am to 10 pm and Sunday
- August 3, - 11am to 6 PM 2014
- 3730 Auburn Blvd. Sacramento, Ca (just one block east of Watt Ave)
Many heartfelt thanks to our WONDERFUL FESTA VOLUNTEERS AND ORGANIZERS. This beautiful Italian community event features delicious Italian food and drink and stellar
entertainers. There is an Italian Marketplace, a Children's games and rides area, bocce ball, Italian cars, motorcycles and much more entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. 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 http://festaitalianasacramento.com/Festa/Festa_Italiana.html
2013 FESTA ITALIANA QUEEN SCHOLARSHIP
Festa 2013 presented a wonderful group of young ladies and it was incredibly difficult to select the FESTA ITALIANA QUEEN SCHOLARSHIP reciepient and the Ambassador SCHOLARSHIP reciepient . Congratulations to Queen: Anna-Maria Arostegui and Ambassador: Brittany O'Connell. Anna-Maria and Brittany will be attending all the major Italian Cultural Society events and you will have the opportunity to congratulate them yourselves.
The Festa Italiana Scholarship is open to all young women of Italian descent ages 16 to 22. The $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded at Festa Italiana on Saturday, August 2, 2014. For information or an application contact Adriana Fastro, Festa Queen Scholarship Coordinator, (916) 220-2948 or visit FESTAITALIANA
See you at the FESTA!!!
|Bambini Dancers Kick up their
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!! Upcoming performance schedule.
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 email@example.com
|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
Our new Italian Center represents the hopes, dreams and
aspirations of the Italian Community of Northern California. Now the Italian community has a home of our own where we can celebrate our cultural heritage
and build and grow our community. We owe our thanks to the many people who
donated their hard-earned money to be part of the dream. We thank all
the many people who made a difference and cared enough to contribute to
make this dream a reality.
The new center is fully operational and serves thousands of people each year. The Italian Center serves as the second
campus of the Italian Language School for adults, elementary school and pre-school children. The Italian Center is the home to our Italian library, the Balliamo! and the Bambini folk dance troupes, the film and lecture series, and to all of the Italian Cultural Society's Heritage programs.
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.
|| Gioventù Italiana|
Gioventù is the Italian Cultural Society's young Italians welcoming
people 18 - 40 interested in exploring Italian and Italian American
culture in the Sacramento area. Explore and enjoy all aspects of
Italian culture with us! Members include single, married and fluent
speakers of the Italian language. If you are not Italian don't worry!
If you cherish the culture as we do - Italians and Italian Americans
can share, enjoy and explore Italian culture. The group meets monthly
for an Italian Style Spaghettata and many other fun events.
SACRAMENTO – In 2010 the Commission
on Teacher Credentialing approved the Northern
California based Italian Cultural Society as the assessor agency
for teaching credentials. In an effort to preserve and promote Italian Cultural Language and Culture the Italian Cultural Society will offer the Italian Language section of the California Exam for a Single Subject teaching credential in Italian. Currently exams are held twice each year, in November and in May. In order to serve the maximum number of teachers we will be alternating test locations from Los Angeles and Sacramento.
Click here for detail on the Italian Credential and next exam dates and details!