Newsletter: July 2016

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NJ Italian Organization Directory

New Jersey Italian County Map

NJIHC resource to locate local Italian American Organizations

Introducing the NJ Italian Organization Directory – The Commission’s newest online resource allows New Jerseyans to search for local social and philanthropic groups by county. We encourage you to check out the directory to discover which great Italian American organizations are hiding in your neck of the garden state. Discover Local Organizations

Italian American Heritage Month Poster – The Commission will be publishing a poster featuring Italian cultural events taking place across New Jersey in October. The poster will be displayed in New Jersey schools, libraries, and other public locales. All submissions to the Commission’s NJ Italian Events Calendar will be considered for inclusion prior to August 15th. Submit your Event Today

Venetian Event Group

NJIHC, UNICO National, & Federation of Italian American Societies of NJ Representatives enjoying dinner.

Italian Undersecretary Visits New Jersey – The New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission participated in a dinner meeting with the Hon Vicenzo Amendola Undersecretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The Undersecretary was in New York for official meetings at the United Nations, but made time to visit New Jersey to meet with the Italian American Community. Undersecretary’s comments concerning the closing of Newark Vice Consulate.
July 2016 Events

Traditional Italian Music by La Bella Musica

June 1, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Cranford Community Center (Cranford)

The 141st Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Recurring Event Beginning July 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Hammonton)

Take part in a week long festival of live entertainment, carnival rides, Italian marching bands, Italian songs, the Carmine Pantalone Mt. Carmel Society Band, Italian Concerts, Italian Gardens and the Food Stand at the Mt. Carmel Hall.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Annual Feast

Recurring Event Beginning July 13, 2016
Lyndhurst Town Hall Park (Lyndhurst)

This fun family festival features delicious Italian food, rides, games and entertainment.

The Feast of Mt Carmel – Berkeley Heights

July 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The Feast of Mt Carmel (Berkeley Heights)

Join us for four days packed full of delicious food, wine and brew, non-stop entertainment, great crowds, amusements, games, and fun for the whole family.

St. Ann’s Italian Festival

July 22, 2016 @ 12:00 am
St. Ann Church (Hoboken)

Enjoy Italian food like St Ann’s famous zeppole, music, rides, crafts, raffles, and games.

Juventus FC Official Soccer Camp

Camp runs July 25 – 29th, 2016 @ 9:00 am
Lenape High School (Medford)

Directly from Italy, official and qualified coaches from the youth teams will be coming to the United States to conduct these camps which are open for boys and girls ages 5 through 17 who want to improve their level of play whatever it is, while having fun with new friends in a stimulating and engaging soccer environment.

November 12th, 2016 NJIHC Annual Congress

2016 Annual Congress – Showcasing New Jersey Artists

November 12, 2016 @ 2:30 pm
Zimmerli Art Museum (New Brunswick)

Mark your calendars! Saturday November 12th is the date set for the New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission’s 2016 Annual Congress, which will feature presentations from local visual artists. Doors open at 2:30pm and program will be immediately followed by a reception hour featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment. More details to follow.



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