Event Notices

Getting Started with Your Italian Genealogy

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month by discovering more about your Italian roots! Join Rhonda R. McClure, Senior Genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, who will give an introduction to Italian family history research. She will discuss the kinds of records and resources to exhaust in the United States, settlement patterns, methods for identifying origins Read More…

Event Notices People

West End Museum Hosts 8th Annual Italian Heritage Month Honoree Night

For the eighth consecutive year, The West End Museum marks Italian Heritage Month by recognizing individuals of Italian descent for their contributions to preserving the culture of the West End and its rich immigrant history. Italian Heritage Month Honoree Night takes place on Tuesday, October 3 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Honoree presentations will be followed by Read More…

Event Notices

October is Italian-American Heritage Month

The annual kickoff of this year’s Italian American Heritage Month will be held on Friday, September 30th at 5:45 p.m. in the State House Chamber, 3rd Floor. Coro Dante will be performing the American and Italian national anthems and other musical selections. The performers will be vocalist Stefano Marchese, performing with Scanzonati, a prestigious project with Read More…

Community

Mingling and Dancing at the North End Italian Heritage Seniors Luncheon

The annual Italian Heritage Luncheon for North End seniors was held last week, hosted by the Boston Elderly Commission at the U.S. Coast Guard’s All Hands Club on Commercial Street. Mayor Marty Walsh attended as the group enjoyed good food, mingling and dancing to DJ Allan LaBella. Many thanks to Michele Morgan for the party Read More…

Arts & Culture Government

Italian Flag Raising and Joust at Boston City Hall [Video & Photos]

For the second time in history, the Italian flag was raised at Boston City Hall next to the American flag. The October 9th ceremony kicked off the Italian Heritage events for Columbus Day weekend. Highlighting this year’s event was the Giostra Cavalleresca di Sulmona from the Abruzzo region of Italy. The group brought their medieval Gostra (Joust) Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Cardinal Sean O’Malley Celebrates North End Mass for St. Joseph’s Feast

Cardinal Sean O’Malley celebrated Mass on Sunday, October 12th at St. Stephen’s Church in Boston’s North End. The Italian Heritage Month event capped off the 89th St. Joseph’s Feast with participation from many other feast societies and local officials, including Italian Consul General Nicola De Santis. After the mass, the Cardinal met society members and the Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Government

Italian Heritage Month Kicks Off on October 1st

The annual Italian Heritage Month kickoff will be held on Wednesday, October 1 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the House Chamber, 3rd Floor at the State House in Boston. Coro Dante will be performing the American and Italian anthems and other musical selections. Attend with friends and family and show your support of Read More…

Event Notices

Italian Heritage Month Photo: Three Flags

October is Italian Heritage Month: These Three Flags are a symbol for me, my life as an Italian National, a Naturalized American Citizen, and a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee, I am proud to be all three, and I give all three my best there is to give of me! (this photo was taken by: Vanessa Read More…

Arts & Culture

Italian Heritage Month Kick-Off at State House

The annual kick off of Italian Heritage Month was held on October 1, 2013 at the Grand Staircase of the State House. The 2013 Italian American Month Award recipients were Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Public Service Award, and Alessandro Golkar, Rising Young Professional Award. Once again the generosity of Donato Frattaroli and the Frattaroli Family Read More…