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February 2019

IHSI Cinema Sunday Series – Moonstruck

February 17, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
Matteo’s, 1351 W 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46260 United States
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Moonstruck (1987) 102 minutes; PG-13 Comedy, Drama, Romance A superstitious Brooklyn widow is ready to get married again. Only this time, she plans on doing right—even if she has to say “yes” to a man she doesn’t really love. When she unexpectedly falls in love with her fiancé ‘ estranged brother Ronny, what happens next is a wonderful romantic complication. It was nominated for six Oscars at the 60th Academy Awards, winning for Best Original screenplay, Best actress (Cher) and…

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March 2019

Book Club – Cambridge Street by Steven Decker

March 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
Iozzo’s Graden of Italy Restaurant, 946 S Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46225 United States
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An immigrant family’s story of Mobsters, murder and revenge in Chicago’s Roaring 20s. Available in paperback and Kindle. It is not available at the library.   WEDNESDAY, March 13 at Iozzo’s Garden of Italy Restaurant at 12:30 pm $20.00 per person, includes lunch. Cash preferred. To RSVP, contact Ray Brown at ray.e.brown@sbcglobal.net

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ST. JOSEPH TABLE DINNER

March 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Matteo’s, 1351 W 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46260 United States
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ST. JOSEPH TABLE DINNER Why We Celebrate St. Joseph Day Even though St. Joseph played a prominent role in the early life of Jesus. He was not a highly venerated saint in much of Italy until the late middle ages. Today St. Joseph’s Day is celebrated all over the country, but more so in the south. The origins of the Italian American version of St. Joseph’s Day most likely date back to Medieval Sicily when the saint was said to…

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IHSI Cinema Sunday Series – La Dolce Vita

March 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
Matteo’s, 1351 W 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46260 United States
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La Dolce Vita (1960) 174 min; Comedy; Drama; NR The biggest hit from the most popular Italian filmmaker of all time. The film catapulted Federico Fellini to international mainstream success, ironically, by offering a damning critiques of the culture of stardom. A look at the darkness beneath the seductive lifestyles of Rome’s rich and glamorous, the film follows a notorious celebrity journalist during a hectic week spent on the peripheries of the spotlight. Admission includes dinner; member $18.00, non-member $25.00 pay at the door, cash only. For more information…

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Join us for Bocce court clean up day!!!

March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Edna Balz Lacy Park, 700 Greer Street
Indianapolis, IN United States
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This Saturday we will be cleaning up the bocce court in preparation for the new bocce season. IHSI is partnering with FPBL for a Bocce court clean up day. Lunch will be provided! Come out and help us get this bocce season started right!

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April 2019

Italian Film Festival USA

April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - April 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

If you love award winning foreign films or just can't get enough of Italian culture then the Italian Film Festival is for you! The 15th installment of Italian films is sure to please. This year there are 7 original films showing from Friday 5th to Saturday 20th at IUPUI's Lilly Auditorium. For more information please follow this link: http://www.italianfilmfests.org/indianapolis  

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Book Club – The Miracles of Santo Fico by D. L. Martin

April 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
Napoli Villa Italian Restaurant, 758 Main St
Beech Grove, IN 46107 United States
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A magical story of love...and miracles. After twenty years, Leo Pizzola has come back to Tuscan village of Santo Fico, still single and still looking for a way to get rich. The town is as poor as it was when Leo left, yet some things have changed. Perhaps what Santo Fico needs is a miracle. This novel sparkles with the Italian spirit and emotions that will dance off the page and into your heart. (Amazon Review) (Note: not available at Library, but copies available on Internet and Kindle)…

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Pasquetta

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Edna Balz Lacy Park, 700 Greer Street
Indianapolis, IN United States
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In case of inclement weather it will be held at Priori Hall at the church. Each person attending is to bring a dish to share with other members. Beverages, plates and utensils will be provided by the Society. Bring lawn chairs, bocce, there is a playground for the children. Also accordionist Bob (Roberto) Klemm will play Italian music. The traditional after Easter outing enjoyed by the Italians, is the perfect way to meet the Society’s newest members and catch up with old friends. New…

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June 2019

IHSI Lecture Series – First Day in America: Ellis Island

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Lawrence Public Library, 7898 Hague Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46256 United States
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IHSI Board Member and local author, Carol Faenzi will take us on a trip through the place where many of our ancestors passed into America. What did an immigrant experience during the first 24 hours? A fascinating walk through its history and photographs. Lawrence Public Library 7898 Hague Road Sunday, June 2, 2019 2:00 pm Refreshment served

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Free

35th Italian Street Festival

June 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - June 15, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 520 Stevens Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
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Holy Rosary presents this year's ethnic event of the summer! Come out to enjoy Live Music, Dancing, Amusement rides, and Italian food including; Fried Raviolli, Spaghetti, Antipasto Salad, Meatball & Sausage sandwiches, Breadsticks, Fettuccine Alfredo, Bruschetta, Italian Sausage, Pizza, Meat Tortellini, Tiramisu, Cannolis, Cheesecake,and Italian Wines. Follow this link to Learn More This is one of our biggest fund raisers so if you would like to volunteer to help with the IHSI booth please contact Claudia Heck in the organizer…

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