Thursday October 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Organized by Il Cenacolo SF at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club - 1630 Stockton Street - San Francisco, CA. Three local historians from Friends of Isola Delle Femmine, Inc., a fellow Bay Area Italian club, will present a history of the Sicilian settlement in Pittsburg, California, and will discuss how thei...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) hosted its first Bay Area Collegiate Games in April. Underscoring the mission of IABF, this international showcase brought players from Italy to compete against colleges on the west coast in hopes of landing scholarships and growing the cultural connection between both countries in the spirit of baseb...

Players and coaches from three state-championship teams are among more than three dozen people who will be honored May 16 at the sixth annual San Francisco High School Awards, presented by the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. The football teams from Balboa and Sacred Heart Cathedral and the Stuart Hall boys basketball team will be feted in a ba...

Sunday April 24, 2022. 18:00 (GMT-7). S F Italian Athletic Club. 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco California. World Premiere "Introducing Italy Team Manager Mike Piazza" with Director Roberto Angotti and an intimate live performance by Grammy nominated artist Pato Banton + the Now Generation Band. Featuring Movie Soundtrack by Pato Banton + New...

Hundreds of planes grounded at airports around the world. Empty, lonely streets. People looking from inside their windows. These are some of the images we all remember about March 2020. It was the beginning of the pandemic and of the Italian first lockdown that would last almost two months. This is also the start of Harvest 2020, a documentary prod...

October 21, 2021. 18:00 - 21:00 Pacific Time. SF Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco (CA). Register Here. 6 p.m. Reception; 6:45 p.m. Film (1.5 hour film); Q&A with Director Maurizio Gigola after the film. NOTE: per SF mandate all guests must provide proof of vaccination. Screening of the documentary "Harvest 2020" by Maurizi...

We cover a lot of subjects here on the blog, and this time we’re going to tackle a hyperlocal topic: Italian fraternal organizations. Living as I do in North Beach, I’ve long been familiar with our own San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) on Stockton Street. But speaking with Tony recently, I found out he actually belongs to three separate c...

Friday, October 8, 2021, 6pm - 8pm. The kickoff to Italian Heritage Festival Weekend as well as Italian Heritage Month. The Italian Heritage Parade welcomes you to join us in Washington Square for a lighting ceremony and Italian Heritage Weekend Kickoff – the kickoff to Italian Heritage Parade and Festival Weekend as well as Italian Heritage Month....

Five minutes into the Euro Cup Final between England and Italy, the bar at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club is quiet, except for the sound of Peroni bottles popping open and a man saying “scusi” as he inches through dozens of downtrodden Italians. Someone whispers that what this crowd needs are shots of espresso.  “This is… intense,” says me...

This fall, one of the most venerated traditions in all of Italian history will be observed right here in humble North Beach: the Statuto Race. The fourth oldest foot race in the United States, the Statuto was originally scheduled to mark its one hundredth year in 2020. Of course Covid had other plans for us, and the race had to be canceled last yea...