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Find Italy in Charlotte! You don't have to be Italian, speak Italian, or been to Italy to join our fun events!! Join the Italian Social Club today to participate in many exciting gatherings focused on Italian wine, cuisine, language, culture, movies, and so much more!!

The Organizer: Nada Vergili, an Italian native, cultural ambassador, and major Italiaholic!

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Upcoming events (5+)

Italian Professionals Networking Group Dinner and Fellowship!!

Open Kitchen is the oldest Italian restaurant in Charlotte. I have been going there since the 70's. Please come and check out the unique atmosphere and home cooked Italian food. We will arrive around 6:30 and and order at 7:00. Check out their website at https://www.worldfamousopenkitchen.com/ Please don't sign up unless you can absolutely make it and please don't cancel at the last minute. You know who you are. See you soon, Domenic Campanile Bell Tower Construction, Inc. Specializing in Home Remodels and Commercial Up-Fits[masked] BellTowerConstruction.com (http://www.BellTowerConstruction.com)

Italian Professionals Networking Group Monthly Lunch

Mama Ricotta's Restaurant

Attention all Italian and Italian American professionals of Charlotte!!! This is a fairly informal group of Italian American professionals, business people, and entrepreneurs who have a love for their heritage and want to share their passion with others. The group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon at Mama Ricotta's Restaurant. Feel free to come early and stay late but be prepared to sit down by 12:10 For more information please contact: Domenic Campanile ([masked]) NOTE: Please RSVP only if you plan on showing up. We have a zero-tolerance policy for no-shows. If you have a last-minute emergency please email: [masked] After 3 no-shows you will be removed from our club. Grazie!

Italian Conversation Hour: Parliamo Italiano! @Whole Foods

Buongiorno a tutti! Venite a praticare la vostra conoscenza della lingua italiana! Questo incontro e' aperto a studenti di tutti i livelli. Se volete parlare, bene. Altrimenti, venite per socializzare e praticare l'ascolto. Vi aspettiamo! Come practice your Italian speaking skills! This is a non-structured gathering for students of all levels. Whether you like to improve your conversational skills or just to socialize and practice your listening skills, we welcome you! This casual, friendly event is not a class, so don't expect to learn the basics, just come to practice what you know and enjoy the company of students who are as eager to learn as you are. Share thoughts about current events in Italy, the Italian culture, and history. There is comfy seating and an option to use a self-service Enomatic. The Enomatic is a wine-dispensing system featuring 24 wines sure to please any palate in 1-, 2.5- and 5-ounce pours. Just purchase an Enomatic card at the bar downstairs, swipe it at the machine, and sip! Buon divertimento! WHEN: 2nd Sunday of every month. WHERE: Above the Wine bar in Whole Foods HOW TO FIND US: Get to Wine bar and head up the stairs. NOTE: This gathering does not have a specific host and may be attended by different people on different occasions. Nada Vergili's attendance should not be expected. CHANGE OF PLANS? To avoid no-shows, please make sure to RSVP only if you're planning on showing up. And if your plans change, please update your RSVP to No. We do not tolerate no-shows as it's very disrespectful towards your fellow members. Thank you for understanding. Grazie.

Italian Conversation Hour: Parliamo Italiano! @Whole Foods

Buongiorno a tutti! Venite a praticare la vostra conoscenza della lingua italiana! Questo incontro e' aperto a studenti di tutti i livelli. Se volete parlare, bene. Altrimenti, venite per socializzare e praticare l'ascolto. Vi aspettiamo! Come practice your Italian speaking skills! This is a non-structured gathering for students of all levels. Whether you like to improve your conversational skills or just to socialize and practice your listening skills, we welcome you! This casual, friendly event is not a class, so don't expect to learn the basics, just come to practice what you know and enjoy the company of students who are as eager to learn as you are. Share thoughts about current events in Italy, the Italian culture, and history. There is comfy seating and an option to use a self-service Enomatic. The Enomatic is a wine-dispensing system featuring 24 wines sure to please any palate in 1-, 2.5- and 5-ounce pours. Just purchase an Enomatic card at the bar downstairs, swipe it at the machine, and sip! Buon divertimento! WHEN: 2nd Sunday of every month. WHERE: Above the Wine bar in Whole Foods HOW TO FIND US: Get to Wine bar and head up the stairs. NOTE: This gathering does not have a specific host and may be attended by different people on different occasions. Nada Vergili's attendance should not be expected. CHANGE OF PLANS? To avoid no-shows, please make sure to RSVP only if you're planning on showing up. And if your plans change, please update your RSVP to No. We do not tolerate no-shows as it's very disrespectful towards your fellow members. Thank you for understanding. Grazie.

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