Calendar of Events



  • November 19, 2016.  Lido Civic Club Past Presidents’ Night at the Capital Hilton.
  • October 14 and 15, 2016.  NIAF 41st Anniversary Gala

  • October 10, 2016.  Columbus Day Ceremony at the Columbus Plaza across from Union Station @10:45 am – Sponsored by the National Christopher Columbus Association
  • October 1, 2016.  Annual Pro Ecclesia Sacratissimi Award gala at Casa Italiana.
  • September 11, 2016.  Festival Italiano at Villa Rosa
  • June 21-22, 2016.  “Moving Out” world premiere at Embassy of Italy
  • May 26, 2016. OSIA 28th Annual National Education & Leadership Awards Gala, honoring among others, Dr. Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State.
  • May 23, 2016. Lido Civic Club Italian-American Open golf tournament at Manor Country Club in Rockville, Md.  Benefits Lido scholarships and Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center.
  • April 24, 2016. The 55th Annual Lasagna Dinner and Spring Bazaar at Casa Italiana.
  • April 18, 2016. “Protecting our Heritage: a Musical Tribute.” A free concert by the famous Italian Carabinieri Band at the Kennedy Center. At 6:00 pm.
  • April 3, 2016.  “Festa della Vendemmia” the annual wine tasting event hosted by the Washington Winemakers at Casa Italiana from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Admission $10, seniors $5 and you get to keep the glass!  All are welcome!
  • February 6, 2016.  Carnevale 2016hosted by Lucchesi nel Mondo and AMHS at Casa Italiana from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Casa Italiana. This year’s theme is Costumi di Carnevale, or costumes from Carnivals in Italy and throughout the world. Contact Tricia Maltagliati at 301 449-7230.
  • January 31, 2016. The Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society meeting and luncheon at Casa Italiana with a presentation by geologist, Barry Centini,
    Ph.D., who will talk about the many ways that the geology of Italy has affected its history. Contact Lynn Sorbara, 301-926-7792.
  • January 24 2016. The Italian Cultural Society hosts Carnevale, Festa in Maschera with music by the i-Talians at 3:00 p.m. Visit web site for additional
  • January 14, 2016.   The Greater Washington D.C. Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women will honor three of D.C.’s outstanding
    Italian American women at its annual Epiphany Celebration: Lt. Gen. Gina M. Grosso of the United States Air Force; Lisa O. Monaco, Assistant to President Obama for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; and Prof. Gemma Puglisi of American University. For more information contact NOIAW at 212-642-2003.
  • December 31, 2015.  New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Dance in Casa Italiana. Reservations required, please call (202) 638-0165
  • December 5-6, 2015.  Le Dive Christmas Fair at Casa Italiana.
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  • November 22, 2015.  Screening of the movie “Songbirth” with Director Simona Irrera, at 4:00 pm Casa Italiana (free)
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  • November 21, 2015.  The Lido Civic Club Past Presidents Night Gala