Saturday, October 15 10 am - 2 pm. With special performances by the Society’s Bambini Children’s Folk Dancers and the Balliamo! Adult Folk Dancers at both events. Admission is FREE and our community is invited! Guests at the Bocce Court breakfast are invited to tour the Italian Center during the event with our Italian Center volunteers. Visiting th...

There’s a new piazza, bocce court, and statue at Cooper River Park to honor Italian American heritage. This is part of Camden County’s plan to include cultural education as part of the recreational activities at the park. “It’s a great place to reflect, and it’s really a spot where we’re hoping others learn about the Italian culture,” County Commis...

The Wakefield Sons and Daughters of Italy have been casually playing bocce in the summer for years. But this year, they took their talents on the road to two local tournaments – with great success and fun! Earlier in the month, the neighboring Wilmington Lodge invited the Wakefield Lodge to their town for a friendly game of bocce. We are proud to a...

It was the best of the best at this summer’s East Haven recreation league bocce league championship at the town beach. And that’s saying something. Among the competitors: Giuseppe “Joe” DeLucia, 73, who was, as East Haven Recreation Director Liz Franco-Spano put it, “on fire.” “He’s hitting every shot,” said Franco-Spano, among the 50 onlookers on...

It's easy to sympathize with Oakledge Park visitors who recall better days when blue-green algae left Lake Champlain more or less alone. But for members of the Burlington Bocce Club, regulars on the park's recreational scene, the good times roll regardless of bacterial load. For 15 years, the club has claimed a tract tucked behind some trees off th...

Sunday 09/18/2022, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Marin Bocce Federation (550 B St - San Rafael - CA). RSVP here: $50/person for Museo members or $65/person for non-members. Come spend a lovely September afternoon in San Rafael while enjoying a fun and festive bocce ball tournament with the Museo Italo Americano. Registration fee includes a boxed lunch and dr...

Bocce appeals to cultures throughout the world, from Europe to South America. But Italy lays the biggest claim to the pastime that combines elements shared with other leisurely games like bowling and croquet. In the U.S., bocce became most associated with Italian immigrants and has since grown to include fans and enthusiasts across the country.The...

At 107, Frank Sacco could be the oldest man in Connecticut. It’s hard to know for sure. “It doesn’t matter, because no one’s playing bocce” at that age, said his son, Andrew Sacco. “There may be someone lying in his bed somewhere.” Frank Sacco isn’t lying in bed at the home he shares with his son and daughter-in-law in Cheshire. He’s still a regula...

The 38th Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce, sponsored by Serpentini Chevrolet, will be held Aug. 26-28 at the Wickliffe Italian-American Club, 29717 Euclid Avenue. The event will host more than 100 teams from Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, California and Canada,...

Saturday, August 20, 2022, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm. Acrisure Stadium, South Endzone Gate A (100 Art Rooney Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA). Come throw out the pallino and throw down for a worthy cause! The 11th Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival invites up to 46 sponsors to play in teams of four in a double-elimination tournament. The event will feature delicio...