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Below is the list of our upcoming events. Please note, some events are for NOIA members only. Members are welcome to bring prospective members to select events. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Un Caffé: Conversazione in Italiano

Casual Conversation in Italian 

1st Wednesday of the Month, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Mamma Santa’s in Little Italy (12301 Mayfield Rd Cleveland, OH, 44106)

Join us or a fun night of conversational Italian, food, and drink – minimum purchase of $10. Must RSVP. Any questions/RSVP, contact Angie or Richard Muccio (at 440-521-5566 – mobile)

List of Remaining 2019 Dates: 10/2, 11/6, 12/4.

*This event is open to all NOIA members and non-members

CIAO! Cleveland… An Italian Experience!

Saturday, 10/5/19 in the Flats East Bank

CIAO! Cleveland is a FREE, outdoor event to kick off the celebrations of Italian American Heritage Month in Cleveland, Ohio. The festival will be open to the public as a free event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 12pm to 10pm alongside the Lake Erie Waterfront in the Flats East Bank. The day will feature Wine Tastings, Cooking Demos, Fashion, Art, Alcohol, Coffee, Music and of course FOOD!

Please visit CIAO! Cleveland’s Homepage to learn more about the event, our vendors, the live entertainment, demonstration tent, and sponsors. Mark your calendar today, you don’t want to miss out on a memorable event!
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, vendor, or volunteer at this event, please contact  Dominic Spitalieri

*This event is open to NOIA members and non-members, and ALL members of the community, please share this event with others!

Columbus Day Luncheon

Monday, 10/14/19 at Nido Italia Restaurant in Little Italy

Come celebrate your Italian heritage on Monday, October 14th on the streets of Little Italy. Following the parade, lunch will be provided on the patio at Nido Italia Restaurant for all members and guests.

Cost is $45 per person. Trustees are complimentary. You must contact Angie to attend.

*This event is open to all NOIA members and non-members

An Italian Lecture with John Viola

Wednesday, 10/16/19 at Miceli Dairy Company (2721 EAST 90TH ST., CLEVELAND) at 5:30pm

Join us for a lecture with John Viola, former President of the National Italian American Foundation. John will discuss the cultural history that made Southern Italy, the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and the Borbone Monarchy. He will also touch on how the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies aided the young country of the United States of America; the truth about the Unification of Italy and mass immigration of Southern Italians to America, and their successes on these shores. Click here for John’s biography. Appetizers and cocktails will be served.

Cost is $25 per person. Please RSVP to Angie. Prospective members to encouraged to attend!

*This event is open to all NOIA members and non-members

Wine Tasting at Flight

Monday, 10/21/19 at Flight Wine Bar (25712 DETROIT AVE., CLEVELAND) from 6pm-8pm

Want to learn more about Italian wines or just enjoy a fun night out to kick off your week? We will have 5 different wine tastings and heavy appetizers. You will be given a tasting sheet and the wines will each be explained. You can taste the wines and sample great food from Artisan Anthony’s by Anthony Quagliata. This is a casual way to learn about wines and you can even purchase whatever you like to take home that night!

Cost is $60 a person. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Angie by October 14.

*This event is open to all NOIA members and non-members

Save the Date! 2019 Christmas Party

Thursday, 12/12/19 at Pier W Restaurant

Cost is $60 per person. Trustees and their guest are complimentary. Please note, this event is for our members and 1 guest only. Details to follow.

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