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


May 22, Wednesday / Movie Night featuring Heart's Delight-An Orchard Story & Combination Plant Sale 

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



May 30, Thursday / Cena Fuori / 7:00 PM / Ristorante da Maria / $45 per person, pay at the door, cash or checks made out to Ken Borelli
Sign ups are now available online by selecting the Blue button below to make your reservation and select your entree option.  Deadline to register and select your entree option is Monday, May 27!
subject to space, first come basis, so make your reservations as soon as possible

All dinners include:
Antipasto Bruschetta
Insalata Mista
House Tiramisu dessert

and your choice of:
1) Lobster Ravioli sautéed in creamy marsala wine
2) Lasagna pasta layered in mushrooms, homemade meat sauce, pecorino and mozzarella cheese
3) Chicken Marsala sautéed in Marsala wine, butter and mushroom, served with penne pasta

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

2707 Union Ave
San Jose, CA    95124

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June 2, Sunday / Festa della Repubblica Dinner & Dance / 3:30 PM Doors Open / Dinner starts at 4:00 PM / At the Hall / $30 for members | $35 for non-members and guests | $15 for minors

Purchase your tickets on line by selecting the Red button below or by calling the IAHF at (408) 293-7122


Dance Music by Aurora Mandolin Orchestra featuring

Vocalist - Susanna Jimenez from 5:00 to 7:00 PM




Menu - Catering by Risotto's



Fresh Pesto Pasta

Sausage in vegetable sauce


Wine Toast compliments of:

Emilio Guglielmo Family Winery

BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle)

Select the Green button to see the flyer


June 3, Monday / Festa della Repubblica Flag Raising / 11:00 AM /

At the County of Santa Clara Building - 70 West Hedding St

in the North courtyard at the flagpoles

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Monday at 11:30 there will be a raising of the Italian Flag at the government center at  the Santa Clara County Government Center.
Present at the Flag raising will be the Honorary Vice Consul of Italy, Salvatore Caruso and SCC Board of Supervisors, Otto Lee, District 3.

June 6, Thursday / Dave's Sicilian Pizza / At the Hall / 7:00 PM / $25 for members and $30 for non-members & guests


Come and learn how to prepare Dave’s special pizza which he

learned from his Sicilian grandmother


Sign up and purchase your tickets by clicking the Red

button below.

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June 9, Sunday / Scholarship Awards and Luncheon / 12:00 noon/ At the Hall / $25 for members and $30 for non-members and guests / Students $12


Purchase tickets online by selecting the Red button below.  

RSVP by June 2.


Join us to celebrate the 2024 Scholarship recipients. Event will begin at 12 pm with socializing, Italian music, followed by lunch and the awards ceremony.


  • The luncheon includes light appetizers; entrees of pulled pork sliders, salads, plus pasta; and dessert of cake & cookies.

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June 16, Sunday (Father's Day) / Special Free Chamber Music Concert / 3:00 PM / At Five Wounds Portuguese National Church

  • special free Father's Day chamber music concert with The Italian pianist Mauro Dilema and Portuguese violinist Carlos Damas at 3:00 at Five Wounds Portuguese National Church.  The concert is free and will also feature principal string players from the Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose with special welcome by Emily Ray

  • The church is located at 1375 E. Santa Clara St. in San Jose, and parking is free.

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 

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  • 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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2024 Events Planned

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


  • 30, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ Ristorante da Maria



  • 2, Sunday - Dinner/Dance celebration - Festa della Repubblica

  • 3, Monday - Flag Raising - Festa della Repubblica

  • 6, Thursday - Dave's Sicilian Pizza Cooking Class - 7:00 PM

  • 9, Sunday - Scholarship Awards Lunch - 12:00 noon

  • 20, Thursday - No Regional Lunch

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

  • 27, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



  • 11, Thursday - Cooking Class

  • 18, Thursday - No Regional Lunch

  • 18, Thursday - Italian Wines with Shelley Lindgren

  • 25, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



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

  • 15, Thursday - No Regional Lunch

  • 29, Thursday - Cena Fuori @ tba



  • 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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