Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco
NEWS & INFORMATION
L’Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco is very active in our local community!
Italian Language School — For anyone seeking to learn the Italian language. Adult Italian classes for beginners will first convene Thursday, March 12, 2020 at St. Mary Magdalen School in Media, PA. Classes are from 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM every Thursday for eight weeks. Cost is $100 per student. For information, call Casilda Quaciari 484-680-1172 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Italian Language & Culture Club — This program is offered to the 7th & 8th grade students of St. Mary Magdalen Elementary School in Upper Providence, PA.
Mass in the Italian Language — We are blessed to have Monsignor Ralph Chieffo of St. Mary Magdalen Parish (Upper Providence) celebrate Mass in the Italian language for us on a quarterly basis. Always an event so dear to our hearts!
Monthly Movies in the Italian Language — Free Italian Movies the last Wednesday of each month! This program is under the direction of Dr. Thomas Benedetti, Professor of the Italian Program at Widener University.
Bocce Club — We are thankful to Monsignor Ralph for allowing us to use parish property for our new bocce courts. Come and see what a magnificent job our members have done to construct the new courts. Bocce Club Members meet every Friday evening for bocce, fun, food, and camaraderie with friends.
Annual Dinner Dance — A most festive celebration complete with dinner, dancing, and recognition of a local individual(s) who contribute to the fostering of the Italian Culture and Language in the United States.
Annual Christmas Party — Fun-filled afternoon complete with live music, buffet dinner, and visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus! Kids enjoy gifts, fun, dancing, and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Annual Fundraiser — Join us for an afternoon of music, buffet dinner – all for a great cause! To raise monies for Don Guanella’s Outreach Program and for our own Scholarship Fund.
Scholarship Program — Annual recognition of young individuals who demonstrate special interest in the Italian Language and Culture.
Youth Soccer — Sponsorship of a Youth Soccer Team in the in the Aston Soccer League.
Italian American Heritage Festival — Our organization has been a major contributor and sponsor to the “Italian American Heritage Festival” held annually in Rose Tree Park the first Sunday of June.
Spring Italian Cabaret — All proceeds will benefit the advancement of Italian Studies.
Italian Radio Program — Sponsored by Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco. Tune in Sundays at 9:00AM for “Mattinata Musicale” on AM Radio “WTEL 610” (formerly WIP 610). Hosted by Melissa Cannavo-Marino. For those in/near Wilmington, Melissa also hosts “Mattinata Musicale” AND “Radio Italian Style” on AM Radio “WILM 1450” each Sunday morning at 8:00AM.