LGI's calendar - Things to do

To include your event, email to Angela Spitalieri

Regular meetings of Solon Italian Club:
Last Wednesday of each month     
7:30 p.m., Solon Community Center
New members welcome. Contact Mike Rhea at (216) 337-8407 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; for information.

Dinner at Home Family Club:
6 - 8 p.m. Adults $20, ages 8-13 $10, children 7 and under free. Cash bar. Open to the public, no reservations needed.

Pasta and Chef’s Choice Entree dinners at Southwest Italian American Club:
1st and 3rd Fridays
$12 for complete pasta meal: salad, entree with meat of the week, pasta with home-made sauce, dessert, cash bar. SWIAC is located at 7510 Snow Rd., near Ridge Rd. in Parma.

"Variations: The Reuse of Models in Paintings by Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi”:
Saturdays, Feb. 1-March 28; April 18-June 13
Cleveland Museum of Art, Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery
Recent conservation of the CMA’s Italian Baroque painting "Danaë" by Orazio Gentileschi (1563–1639) has revealed a more vibrant and refined painting than has hitherto been possible to perceive. In the exhibition, "Danaë" will be at the center of an intimate group of paintings by father and daughter that will beautifully distill the artists’ capacity to modify and manipulate forms across subjects.

Italian Language Classes:
Saturdays, April 18-June 13
Western Reserve Historical Society
10 - 11:30 a.m. – Beginners level
12 - 1:30 p.m. -  Intermediate/Advanced level
$120 Non-member, $100 Member
Designed for individuals with no previous
knowledge of Italian or those who were exposed to the Italian language but are in need of
studying or reviewing the basics.

Little Italy Restaurant Week:
April 24-May 1
Little Italy Cleveland
Enjoy traditional Italian fare at one of the many restaurants in Cleveland's Little Italy.

Little Italy Summer Art Walk:
June 5-7
Little Italy Cleveland
Over 100 visiting artists and exhibits from local, regional, national and international artists. Art of all medium including the best of Italian Culinary Art! Wine, dine and stroll through three days of great art and fine gifts.

Opera in the Italian Garden 2020:
July 26
990 East Blvd, Cleveland
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy this popular FREE concert on the lawn

of the beautiful Italian Renaissance garden. Bring a picnic and dream a little while being serenaded with well known music from famous Italian operas, Broadway show tunes & popular Italian songs.

The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest:
July 31-August 2
Central Square
Celebrate our Italian American heritage at the 35th annual festival.

Pittsburgh Little Italy Days:
August 13-16
Celebrate our roots and support Bloomfield businesses at the region's largest heritage festival.

Cleveland Feast of the Assumption:
August 13-16
Little Italy Cleveland
Italian food, live music, fireworks and prayer: religion and a classic fair are joining together at the 122nd annual Feast of the Assumption in Little Italy.