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Special events

In addition to the regular meetings, the Society participates in various other events involving Italian language and culture. For example:

  • Seattle’s Festa Italiana is a celebratory weekend each September at Seattle Center, with Italian entertainment, marvelous food and gifts, and booths representing Italian clubs and activities.
  • Italian Film Festival each fall and the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)each summer are in part sponsored by DAS.
  • Small group events throughout the year, such as cooking classes, Italian conversation meetings, outings to opera, festivals, restaurants, art exhibits, Italian film showings, and similar activities of interest to members.

Upcoming Events

English Language Meeting – November 10, 2021

When: November 10, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Every Little Thing Local author, Mary Lou Sanelli will speak about her new book, "Every Little Thing".   Copies of her book will be available for purchase.Mary Lou...

Italian Language Meeting – October 27, 2021

When: October 27, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Speaker: Albert SbragiaTopic: Prima dei Romani . . . Gli Etruschi! Gli etruschi costituirono la prima grande civiltà autoctona della pensiola italiana, con un territorio...

English Language Meeting – October 13, 2021

When: October 13, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Festa Italiana Quiz For the past several years, Domenico Minotti (Nic) has been our quiz-maker for the Dante booth at the annual Festa Italiana at Seattle Center. Nic...

Italian Language Meeting – September 22, 2021

When: September 22, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Elisabetta Valentini, Honorary Counsel, Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel Our guest at the first Italian meeting...

English Language Meeting – September 8, 2021

When: September 8, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Festa di Bentornato Members Only Welcome Back Party To celebrate our being able to get together again, our President, Joyce Ramee, will cook up a splendid pasta dinner...

English Language Meeting – May 12, 2021

When: May 12, 2021Speaker: Jonathan Brandt, AIA​Topic: I mercati dei Rioni RomaniLocation: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. “La strada per il cuore passa attraverso lo stomaco.”(“The way to the heart is...

Italian Language Meeting – April 28, 2021

When: April 28, 2021Speaker: Maurizio Igor MetaTopic: Ellis IslandLocation: Online Participants may find using headphones will enhance the experience of the presentation. There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the...

April 14, 2021 – Annual General Meeting

When: April 14, 2020Speaker: Board of DirectorsTopic: Annual General MeetingLocation: Online A link will be emailed to members of record on April 13 to enable them to participate in the meeting. Agenda To Be Announced

Italian Language Meeting – March 24, 2021

When: March 24, 2021Speaker: Movie NightTopic: La Divina ComediaLocation: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the Presentation: Dante's L'Inferno !!! Our Italian meeting will be a bit different this month...

English Language Meeting – March 10, 2021

When: March 10, 2021Speakers:  Giuseppe Tassone, Director, Dante Alighieri Italian Language Program with Language Program StudentsTopic: DantedìLocation: Online Social “hour” begins at 7 pm. Presentation begins at 7:30 About the Presentation: On the occasion of the...

Announcements

Zoom link for Dante April 28 Italian meeting

Ellis Island Presentation by Maurizio Igor M     Join us for theDante Alighieri Society’sApril Italian MeetingWednesday, April 28, 2021Zoom room opens at 7:00(LINK BELOW!!!)Presentation begins at 7:30 Ellis Island   Presented by Maurizio Igor Meta Maurizio Igor...

Dante April 28 Italian Meeting: Ellis Island

Join Maurizio Igor Meta for a fascinating presentati       Join us for theDante Alighieri Society’sApril Italian MeetingWednesday, April 28, 2021Zoom room opens at 7:00(link will be sent two days before the event)Presentation begins at 7:30 Ellis Island  ...

ZOOM LINK and AGENDA for AGM 4_14_21

Please attend theAnnual General Meeting of theDante Alighieri Society of SeattleWednesday, April 14, 20217:00 PMZOOM LINK EMAILED TO CURRENT DANTE MEMBERS!zoom room open by 6:50. Trivia Game at 7:00and meeting begins soon after. Here is the meeting agenda:...

Spring Quarter Classes Begin March 30

Italian Classes Resume March 3oth by Giuseppe Tassone Congratulations to our students for completing their second quarter of Italian and thank you to our instructors for their dedication and success. Spring Quarter resumes on Tuesday, March 30. Registration is still...

Vancouver BC Dante Society February Programs

Dante Alighieri Society of BC February Events The Dante Alighieri Society of BC is sponsoring two online events in February. On February 4 at 6:30 a Canadian couple talks about buying a House in Tuscany - A dream come true. On February 25 at 6:30 Italian Sociologist...