MONDAY, JUNE 210:00 a.m. Flag Raising Ceremony presided by the Honorable Dave Cortese at County Government Center11:00 a.m. social time IAHF12:00 p.m. lunch Join us as we celebrate an important date in the history of Italy. June 2nd marks the anniversary of the Italian Republic founded in 1946 when in a national referendum after World War II, the...

A longtime reader sent me an email the other day with a question that perplexed me: What happened to Christopher Columbus' golden buckles, or more accurately, the gold-painted buckles on his boots?   My correspondent was not, of course, talking about the explorer's real boots, but about the black marble pair that now adorn his statue at San...

Our BIG fundraiser and Ravioli Tournament at Henry's World Famous Hi-LIfe is next Sunday!!! This is one of our big events for the year and is a can't miss event! Our Ravioli Judges are set to decide whose Ravioli is best. Thanks you to famous Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito, Rich Firato from the Downtown Icon (Firato Ravioli), Linda (Bozzo) Za...

Just Announced!!! Come meet members of the Italian Rugby team in Little Italy San Jose! Thursday June 16th at 5pm take photos and get Autographs with members of the Italian National team at Paesano Ristorante. Buy your tickets now for the USA vs Italy Rugby match at Avaya Stadium on Saturday June 18th at usarugby.org/tickets or buy them in person o...

Little Italy San Jose is looking to add two Board of Director positions and a few committee chairs as we take the next steps as a 501c3 and look to finalize our Cultural Center and Museum project and bring new events and life to our Little Italy San Jose District. Currently, Little Italy San Jose has two Board of Directors and a 12 person Advisory...

**The ceremony will be held in Little Italy SJ at W. Julian and North Almaden (Next to Paesano Ristorante), the 5th August at 10:00.   We are partnering with the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce in breaking ground on the 31 foot Gateway Arch to anchor the developing Italian District in Downtown San Jose. This Arch Is being made po...

Little Italy is going full speed ahead with plans for the Little Italy Cultural center & Museum. Our first round of comments from the City and changes from our Architect now leave us with a daunting task of installing an entirely new foundation and a handicap lift elevator to meet the requirements for access to the "Italian Cellar" bar area of...

The Italian American Heritage Foundation salutes "The Italian Masters" with a concert on March 15 at 7 p.m.The Ohlone Chamber Singers, directed by Michael Morris, will present the special program of choral music by major Italian composers Antonio Vivaldi, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Gaetano Donizetti and Giuseppe Verdi. The concert also marks...

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2 - Gate opens 5:00pm - Game starts 6:00pm The entire night will be a celebration of Italian culture with raffles, Italian music and food, and giveaways. Come out, have fun and support Italian pride. San Jose Giants Italian baseball cap to first 1,000 attendees. $4.00 of each ticket sold goes to the IAHF. BUY TICKETS NOW...

Did you know that Italy is joining the United States and other nations as appassionati of the sport of rugby? Indeed, the popularity of the sport has been on the rise in the bel paese recently as many Italians are tuning into the matches of the Italian National Team.   Introduced from Britain to Genova just after the Italian reunification, r...