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Our annual Festa di Natale is Wednesday, December 11

As usual we’ll celebrate the season with the traditional Italian game of tombola – a kind of Italian Bingo for those not familiar with the game.  There are several prizes to be awarded so you might be a winner!  It’s lots of fun for all.

Bruce Leone will be our tomboliere this year.

And of course we’ll have Italian Christmas music.  Be prepared to sing as Joyce Ramee will lead us in a few Italian Christmas songs.

Traditionally the Festa meal is a potluck.  In the spirit of the Italian love of food, please bring along a main course, antipasto or dessert.  And a bottle of vino to share is always a good addition.  The microwave and oven are available if any of the dishes need to be heated up at the last minute.  You can always count on a lot of great food to add to the holiday merriment at our Festa.

And to toast the spirit of the season, there’ll be a few bottles of prosecco to start things off in style.

If you plan on attending, please indicate by:

  • registering online here or, 
  • calling our Reservation Line at our NEW number, (206) 289-0419 or
  • emailing your request to our NEW reservation email, reserve@danteseattle.org.   

And let us know how many are in your party.

Festa will take place in the Parish Social Hall at St. Patrick’s Church, 815 East Edgar Street, on the North side of Capitol Hill.

Parking is available in St. Patrick’s parking lot, off E. Edgar street. The meetings take place in the Parish Hall, located in the basement of the church which is entered from the West side of the church from the parking lot.

To reach St Patrick’s from the North, follow I-5 S.  Take exit 168A for Boylston Ave toward Roanoke St.  Merge onto Boylston, turn left at light onto E Roanoke St.  Turn left at the first cross street onto Harvard Ave E. and then take the first right onto E. Edgar Street.

To reach St. Patrick’s from the South, follow I-5 N.  Take exit 168A for Lakeview Blvd E.  Turn left onto Lakeview Blvd E, and continue onto Boylston Ave E.   Turn right at the light onto E Roanoke St. Turn left at the first cross street onto Harvard Ave. E. and then take the first right onto E. Edgar Street.

The festivities officially start at 6:30.  Your help setting up before the meeting (and especially in cleaning up afterwards)  is always appreciated.  So come early to start celebrating.

A presto – 

Dan DeMatteis,
Presidente,
Dante Alighieri Society of Washington