Monthly Archives: December 2015

January-February 2016 Newsletter

The Mosaico January-February Newsletter is available. Click here to review and print the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page. Upcoming events described in the Mosaico:

January 23 – Crab & Ceviche, Saturday, 5:00 pm – St. Rose Parrish Hall
January 31 – Sundays at the Center – 2:00 pm – Movie – The Night of the Shooting Stars
February 19 – Carnevale Winter Celebration – Friday, 5:00 pm – St. Rose Parrish Hall
February 28 – Sundays at the Center – 2:00 pm – Movie – My House in Umbria

March 12 – San Giuseppe  Dinner – Saturday, 5:00 pm – St. Rose Parrish Hall
March 20 – Sundays at the Center – Lecture: “Sicily—2600 years of Art and Architecture” by Douglas Kenny, PhD.

December & January Event Update

NBICF Upcoming Events in December 2015 and January 2016

December 18 – Festa di Natale Dinner – Friday, 5:00 pm

Bring family of all ages to our annual Festa di Natale on Friday, December 18, 2015 at St. Rose Parish Hall. Coro Allegro will entertain, la Befana is coming with treats for the children and a holiday raffle is planned. Doors open at 5:00, dinner at 6:00 pm

Enjoy a scrumptious holiday meal of antipasti, New York strip steak with horseradish sauce, rosemary potatoes, winter vegetables, caesar salad and dessert. Please reserve and send payment by December 11th.
$18 Members, $20 Guests, $8 Teens, 13–18 yrs, $5 Children 5–13 yrs, free under 5

January 23 – Crab and Ceviche, Saturday, 5:00 pm

Join us for our winter fundraiser “Crab & Ceviche” on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at St. Rose Parish Hall. The crab feed is one of our major fundraisers of the year and all proceeds will benefit NBICF’s scholarships and cultural activities. The menu will include ceviche and other appetizers, pesto pasta, salad, garlic bread, All-You-Can-Eat CRAB and dessert. Doors open at 5:00, dinner at 6:00 pm.

If the quarantine on crab from the Sonoma Coast is not lifted, we will obtain crab from the North at a significantly higher price. However, if your reservation & payment is received by December 31, tickets are still just $50.

After Dec. 31, the price is $55. All reservations and payment must be received by Tuesday, January 19th. Tickets for the Crab Feed are also available by credit card on BrownPaperTickets —

For these events, make checks payable to NBICF and mail to 64 Brookwood Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Sundays at the Center

December 6, 10:00 am – 2016 Travel Program Italy/France

Sunday, December 6, 10 am at the Italian Cultural Center, 64 Brookwood Avenue in Santa Rosa. RSVP to Gino Muzzatti at or to Sharie Sbrazza at PowerPoint presentation will be shown and refreshments will be served.

December 27, 2:00 pm – Movie – Ladyhawke

A lovely romantic fantasy for the Holiday Season filmed in Italy. For more information on the story staring Michelle Pfieffer as Lady Isabeau, see the latest newsletter. Reserve seating by calling 707-591-9696.