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Please note: For all events, we can no longer park in the Salvation Army parking lot!

Movie Night featuring Heart's Delight-An Orchard Story  

If you missed the event, you can view the video on YouTube,
just click the link here:




June 20, Thursday - NO Regional Lunch due to Polenta Dinner on June 23

June 23, Sunday / Polenta Dinner with Tricarico Club / 3:30 PM Social & Dinner @ 4:00 PM / At the Hall / $30 for Members of IAHF & Tricarico Clubs / $35 for Non-members & Guests / Under 12 - Free 

All are welcome!!!

Join friends from the Tricarico Social Club and the Italian American Heritage Foundation for the annual Polenta/Sausage Family Dinner prepared by the crew from the Tricarico Social Club.

3:30 to 8:00

Dedicated to the memory of ANTONIO AMATO (Event Co-Founder)

Select your purchase option using the Red button below 


  • Mixed Green Salad, Garlic Bread, Polenta, Sausage and Dessert

  • Bring your own wine or beer

  • Event chairs: Ken Borelli & Ben DiNapoli, Jr.

  • Dance to the sounds of Eric "Hot Rod" DJ 

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June 27, Thursday / Cena Fuori / 7:00 PM / Vin Santo

Sign ups are now available online by selecting the Blue button

below to make your reservation and select your entree option.


All dinners include:

  • Bruschetta Pomodoro

  • Insalata Mista

  • Limoncello Cake

and your choice of:

1) Melanzane Parmigiana - Eggplant parmesan

2) Lasagna Tradizionale - fresh egg pasta with meat ragout, bechamel, parmesan, and mozzarella cheese


3) Farfalle Crostacei - imported bow tie pasta sautéed with shrimp, crab and lobster meat in Cajun spices and tomato cream sauce

For directions, click on the map
and enter your starting location.

1346 Lincoln Ave

San Jose, CA 95125

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July 11, Thursday / Three Summertime favorite Pastas  / At the Hall / 7:00 PM / $25 for members and $30 for non-members & guests

Join us to learn how to make three favorite Summertime pasta

dishes. Nanci Wilborn shares a family recipe from the Liguria region.

A caterer will teach us how to make Pesto pasta.

Ken Borelli will teach us how to make pasta Primavera.


Sign up and purchase your tickets by clicking the button below.

July 18, Thursday / No Regional Lunch due to Wine Talk & Taste Event
July 18, Thursday / Guest Speaker Shelley Lindgren on Italian Wines / 6:00 PM Social / 6:30 PM lecture followed by Q&A / At the Hall / $20 IAHF members; $25 non-members


Join us for a special evening with Shelley Lindgren, co-author with

Kate Leahy of Italian Wines - Regions, and Grapes of an Iconic

Wine Country. Shelley will explore the subject and bring along

copies of her book for review and sale.

A light buffet and tasting of Italian varietal wines


 "In vino veritas!" Ken Borelli


Sign up and purchase your tickets by clicking the

Red button below or by calling the hall

at (408) 293-7122 by Tuesday, July 16

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2024 Events Planned

A glance into the events planned for 2024 (subject to change)



  • 20, Thursday - No Regional Lunch due to Polenta dinner

  • 23, Sunday - Polenta Dinner with Tricarico Club - 3:00 PM 

  • 27, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ Vin Santo



  • 11, Thursday - Three summertime Pasta favorites - Cooking Class

  • 18, Thursday - No Regional Lunch due to Wine talks

  • 18, Thursday - Italian Wines with Shelley Lindgren

  • 25, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



  • 1, Thursday - NO Cooking Class due to Festa prep

  • 3 & 4, Saturday & Sunday - 42nd Italian Family Festa

  • 15, Thursday - No Regional Lunch - Festa recovery period

  • 29, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



  • 5, Thursday - Cooking Class

  • 19, Thursday - Regional lunch

  • 26, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



  • 8, Tuesday - General Membership Meeting & Dinner

  • 17, Thursday - Regional Lunch

  • 31, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



  • 21, Thursday - Pre Holiday Raffle and Regional Lunch



  • 6, Friday - Holiday Dinner Dance

  • 19, Thursday - Holiday Lunch

Would you like to volunteer at our events?

Did you know we have a new and improved way to sign up to volunteer at our events?

You can now go online and register to volunteer at events: just pick your event(s), sign the waiver, and get specific details as the event date approaches. Check back often as volunteer needs get added.  Sign up early as we have limited spots to fill.

If you do not have access, you can obtain and fill out a form from the office when you arrive.

Please note: the Festa volunteer sign-ups are still handled separately and start in early May.

Check it out at this link:    IAHF Volunteer sign-ups

Please contact if you have any questions.  We want to extend a special welcome and invite our many new members to join us as we work on these and several more exciting events celebrating our to Italian American Heritage.

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