Category Archives: Newsletters

May-June 2020 Newsletter

The Mosaico March-April 2020 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.

Message from the Board of Directors

We are all facing challenging times with a lot of uncertainty and anxiety regarding the current health crisis. The Board remains focused on the health, safety and well-being of our members, their families, friends and community at large.

The Foundation, being in compliance with mandates from the government and health officials, has postponed all Foundation functions. The Board will continue to monitor recommendations from state and health officials to determine when the Foundation can resume normal operations. The Board will keep members informed of any Foundation business and future functions through e-mail communications and our newsletters.

NBICF Events to remember and look forward to doing again:
Monthly Dinners & Fundraisers

Crab Feed , Carnevale,  Festa di San Giuseppe, Winemaker Dinner, Scampagnata, Rummage Sales, Pizza, Birra & Vino, Festa di Natale and Mercantino.
Events at the NBICF Center:

Italian ClassesIncontro and Italian Conversation, Sunday at the Movies, Paint Italy
Guest Speakers, Groups & Special Events at the NBICF Center:

Professor Denise Beeson (SRJC instructor specializing in Genealogy), Dr. Douglas Kenning, Coro, Travel/Andiamo, Opera Series and sing along, Book Club and Youth Summer Language Summer Camp.

 

March-April 2020 Newsletter

The Mosaico March-April 2020 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  

March 8, 2020 Sunday, 2:30 pm – Opera Sing Along at the NBICF Center
March 14, 2020 Saturday, 1 pm – Paint Italy at the NBICF Center

March 23, 2020 Monday, Tavola di San Giuseppe – Father Denis O’Sullivan 
Parish Center. Doors open at 5 pm, dinner at 6 pm

March 29, 2020 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: 
Pavarotti (2019)

April 19, 2020 Sunday, 2 pm- Lecture at the Center – Dr. Douglas Kenning – Italy and World War I. Marching from Colonialism to Fascism. Reservation form in the Newsletter 


April 20, 2020 Monday, NBICF Winemaker Dinner – 5:30 pm at 
Ricky’s Eastbound,
5755 Mountain Hawk, Santa Rosa, Wine pairings by Portalupi Winery, For a detailed menu and reservation form, click here.     To reserve & pay by credit card, click here. 


April 25, 2020 Saturday, 1 pm – Paint Italy at the NBICF Center

April 26, 2020 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

For menus & reservation information for the March 23 & April 20 events, visit the Reservation page by clicking here. 

The NBICF Board elected new officers and added two new Board Members in 2020. For information on the Board of Directors, click here. 

January-February 2020 Newsletter

The Mosaico January-February 2020 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  

January 25, 2020 Saturday – NBICF 6th Annual Crab Feed – Father Denis O’Sullivan Parish Center. Doors open 5 pm – No Host Bar – Appetizers 5:45 pm – Dinner at 6 pm. Click on Reservation tab to make reservation for this event. 

January 26, 2020 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: Goodfellas

February 1, 2020 Saturday, 1 pm – Paint Italy at the NBICF Center

February 9, 2020 Sunday, 2 pm – NBICF Center – Presentation by Author Natalie Galli on her book The Girl Who Said No – Use reservation form in Newsletter for this event.

February 22, 2020 Saturday – NBICF Annual Carnevale – Father DenisO’Sullivan Parish Center. Doors open 5 pm – Dinner at 6 pm. Click on Reservation tab to make reservation for this event. 

February 23, 2020 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: Incantato

September-October 2019 Newsletter

The Mosaico September-October 2019 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  

September 23, 2019  Monday, 6 pm – Meeting / Dinner at St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 10th St. Santa Rosa. Doors open at 5 pm, meeting and dinner at 6pm. 

September  and October  2019  Andiamo Meetings. For dates, times and places please email  Sharie at andiamotravel@hotmail.com

September 29, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film:  Detective Montalbano – Italian television series 

October 18, 2019  Friday, 6 pm – Happy 35th Anniversary, NBICF Meeting / Dinner and entertainment at St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 10th St. Santa Rosa. Doors open at 5 pm, meeting and dinner at 6 pm.

Reservation forms for the September 23 & October 18 events are in the newsletter or Click here to reserve & pay by credit card.

October 27, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: Goodfellas

December 7, 2019 Saturday , 10am – 3 pm – Save the Date – Mini-Mercatino at the Center. Shop for jewelry, books, biscotti and other gifts – more info in the next newsletter. 

July-August 2019 Newsletter

The Mosaico July-August 2019 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  In addition to the activities described below, the newsletter provides the annual promotional ad for our business members. See the Resources page for additional information on our business members. 

July 14, 2019 Sunday, 10 am – Andiamo Travel Meeting. NBICF Center – RSVP to Sharie at andiamotravel@hotmail.com .
July 21, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Opera SeriesIl Trovatore at the NBICF Center
July 28, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: L’Amica
Geniale (My Brilliant Friend)

July 30, 2019 Tuesday, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm – 7th Annual Pizza, Birra e Vino
Fundraiser at the NBICF Center – Click here to visit the Reservations page to make reservations for Pizza, Birra & Vino 

August 17, 2019 Saturday, 1 pm- Paint Italy at the NBICF Center
August 24, 2019 Saturday, Tasting Italia meeting – For time and place please
email Gino Muzzatti at gmuzzatti@santarosa.edu.
August 25, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film:
Moonraker

 

May-June 2019 Newsletter

The Mosaico May-June 2019 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  Activities described in the Mosaico are listed below.

April 27, 2019 Saturday, 12 noon – 1:00 – Tasting Italia Fall Tour at the NBICF Center
May 16, 2019 Thursday, 7 pm – Book Group at the NBICF Center
May 19, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Lecture by Author Linda McCabe at the NBICF Center 

May 20, 2019 Monday, 6pm – Monthly Dinner/Parents Day at St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 10th St. Santa Rosa. Doors open at 5pm meeting and dinner at 6pm.

May 26, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, filmMy Cousin Vinny

June 10 – 14, 2019 9 am to Noon – Italian Summer Camp for Youth at the NBICF Center
June 17- 21, 2019 9 am to Noon – Italian Summer Camp for Youth at the NBICF Center
For reservations for the Summer Camp, click her to visit the Language page.

June 20, 2019 Thursday, 7 pm – Book Group at the NBICF Center
June 22, 2019 Saturday, 1 pm- Paint Italy at the NBICF Center
June 23, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Please note date change
June 30, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Opera Series –Turandot (movie 1988) at the Center

July 30, 2019 Tuesday, 5:30 pm – Save the date – Pizza Birra e Vino

 Click here to visit the Reservations page to make reservations for the Monthly Dinner

March-April 2019 Newsletter

The Mosaico March-April 2019 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  Activities described in the Mosaico are listed below.

March 9, 2019 Saturday, 10 am Tasting Italia Fall Tour at the NBICF Center
March 21, 2019 Thursday, 7 pmBook Group at the NBICF Center

March 25, 2019 Monday, 6pm – Meeting / Dinner. Tavola di San Giuseppe at St. Rose Parish
Hall, 320 10th St. Santa Rosa. Doors open at 5pm meeting and dinner at 6pm)

March 31, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: The Girl by the Lake
April 6, 2019 Saturday, 1 pm- Paint Italy at the NBICF Center

 April 7, 2019 Sunday, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Winemaker Dinner at Bistro 29 Cafe at 620 Fifth St, Santa Rosa 95404

 April 18, 2019 Thursday, 7 pm – Book Group at the NBICF Center
April 28, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Dr. Douglas Kenning – Lecture: Italian Immigration to America (part II) at the NBICF Center

Click here to visit the Reservations page to make reservations for the Monthly Dinners and the Winemaker Dinner 

January-February 2019 Newsletter

The Mosaico January-February 2019 Newsletter is availableClick here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  Activities described in the Mosaico are listed below.

January 12, 2019 Saturday, 10 am – Tasting Italia Fall Tour at the NBICF Center
January 13, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Opera Series Tosca (Movie 1976) at the NBICF Center
January 17, 2019 Thursday, 7 pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center
January 19, 2019 Saturday, 1 pm – Paint Italy at the NBICF Center

January 26, 2019 Saturday: 5th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser;
St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, (doors open at 5 pm, dinner at 6pm)
Click here to visit the Reservations page to reserve for the Crab Feed 

Jan. 27, 2019 Sunday, 2pm: Sundays at the Center with Diane, film: The Tiger and the  Snow.
February 10, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm, Tasting Italia Fall Tour at the NBICF Center

February 21, 2019 Thursday, 7 pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center
February 24, 2019, 2 pm, Sundays at the Center, film: The Secret of Santa Vittoria

February 25, 2019 Monday, Carnevale Dinner; St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, (doors open at 5 pm, meeting & dinner at 6pm)

 

November-December 2018 Newsletter

The Mosaico November-December 2018 Newsletter is available. Click here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  Activities described in the Mosaico are listed below.

November 15, 2018 Thursday, 7pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center

November 19, 2018 Monday, (doors open at 5pm, meeting and dinner at 6pm)
Member Meeting & Dinner, St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, CA

November 25, 2018 Sunday, 2pm Sundays at Center with Diane McCurdy,
film: Under the Tuscan Sun

December 1, 2018 Saturday, 11am–5pm
Mercatino di Natale Christmas Festival
S
t. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth Street, Santa Rosa, CA – Tickets: $5, Children under 12: Free

December 15, 2018 Saturday, (doors open at 5pm, meeting and dinner at 6pm)
Festa di Natale Member Dinner, St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, CA

January 26, 2019 (doors open at 5pm, meeting and dinner at 6pm)

Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser, St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, CA

Click here to visit the Reservations page to reserve for these events. 

September-October 2018 Newsletter

The Mosaico September-October 2018 Newsletter is available. Click here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  Activities described in the Mosaico are listed below.

September 1, 2018 Saturday, 3pm: Taste Italy–with wines of Emilia-Romagna, Le Marche & Sicily at the NBICF Center
September 9, 2018 Sunday, 2pm: Lecture by Larry DiStassi at NBICF Center
September 20, 2018 Thursday, 7pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center

September 23, 2018 Sunday, 1:30–5:30pm Scampagnata, Lake Sonoma Warm Springs Recreation Area, Poker Flat, #2 Picnic Site
Special “end-of-summer” picnic sponsored jointly with Slow Food Sonoma County North
Visit the Reservations page to reserve & pay by credit card or PayPal
Click here for a Scampagnata flyer with mail-in reservation form and map

September 30, 2018 Sunday, 2pm: Sundays at the Center with Diane McCurdy, film: The Tiger and the Snow
October 13, 2018 Saturday, 1-5pm: Paint Italy Workshop by Susan Adler
October 15, 2018 Monday, (doors open at 5pm, meeting and dinner at 6pm) Member Meeting & Dinner, St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, CA
October 18, 2018 Thursday, 7pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center
October 21, 2018 Sunday, 2pm: Film showing of L’Elisir d’Amore, a comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti at the NBICF Center
October 28, 2018 Sunday, 2pm Sundays at the Center with Diane McCurdy, film: Days and Clouds