Let the Italian Cultural Society take
you home to Italy|
Our 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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|Summer Language Classes are in session
Fall Language Classes will start the Week of September 13, 2010
Learn Italian Live the the Passion! The Italian Cultural Society has
been teaching Italian in a dynamic and friendly atmosphere for over 27
years. Our classes are taught by professional, experienced teachers and
native speakers following a proven curriculum. Our popular Italian
classes will be offered at both the Carmichael and the Sierra 2 campus
of the Italian Cultural Society. The Ponte Classes offer continuing
students a great way to brush up and to stay connected to Italian.
Our Summer program offers conversation and review for various levels of
Italian, in the summer we will also offer out 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 We offer classes year round.
"Un uomo che parla due lingue ne vale due"
He who speaks two languages is worth double
|Ciao for Kids|
Summer Camps Starting in June 2010
The Italian Language School has developed very special Language and
Heritage programs for bambini. 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. This is a wonderful opportunity
to learn one of the world's most beautiful languages. l'Italiano!
|| Festa Italiana August 2010
Every year Northern California's Italian community gathers together for two days
of Italian cuisine, music, dancing, fun and friendship. This year
celebrates the 25th Annual Festa Italiana and promises to be of
the best ever. The line up of performers booked is stellar
including Sacramento's three Italian folk dance troupes. And who
could resist the Italian food specialties and drinks served up at
Festa Italiana? Shop the Marketplace, meet the Queen and her Court,
see the Italian cars and motor scooters, play bocce and dance the
night away. The festa will be held at the festival park at 3730
Auburn blvd. Mark your calendar and celebrate everything Italian
at Festa! Call (916) 482-5900 for additional information. See Festa
Flyer for coupons and details!
- Saturday- August 7, -11am to 10 pm and Sunday
- August 8 , - 11am to 6 pm 2010
|Bambini Dancers Kick up their
Children's Folkdance 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
|A Dream Come True
Un Sogno Realizzato
The completion of the our new building represents the hopes, dreams and
aspirations of the Italian Community of Northern California. Finally,
we have a home of our own where we can celebrate our cultural heritage
and build 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. We have taken out a loan to finish the
interior construction of the new Italian Center so our fund raising must
continue until we pay it off.
- The New Northern California's Italian Cultural
Center, 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd
We encourage everyone to give generously to the Italian Building Fund.
We still have a lot of hard work ahead of us to raise the money to pay
off the project. We need your support now! We hope to have the Center
fully operational by September. The new center will serve as the second
campus of the Italian Language School. You can still contribute and
become an important part of establishing a proud home for the Italian
community by making a donation to the Building Fund today. Every
donation will be listed in our "Legacy Book." Donations may be tax
deductible and can be accumulated to make you eligible for a "Brick" or
"Brass Plate" on our "Italian American Wall of Honor". Celebrate your
heritage, build your community ... It's your future!
Gioventu' 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.
|Children's Italian Summer Camps
Half day and all day camps are offered for
children 2 - 13 years of age. Each one week Session
of the camp changes theme. Children will be grouped into
age and grade appropriate groups and enjoy
learning Italian with fun summer activities, games, songs
visits and field trips.
August 9 - 13
on Teacher Credentialing Approves Cultural Society as
Assessor Agency for Teaching Credentials in Italian Language Instruction:
SACRAMENTO – The Commission
on Teacher Credentialing approved the Northern
California based Italian Cultural Society as an assessor agency
for teaching credentials in
Italian language instruction, at its March 4, 2010 meeting.
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The Italian Cultural Society is proud to provide this very valuable
service to California teachers. Interested parties should carefully
read the details provided in the links below about the test and
the application process. A sample test is being developed and
will be published on this site soon.
Test Structure and Guide