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Page 8 POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011 201I October Sta[ian eritage : l lontb Calendar of Events continued Saturday, October 8 "Mal'occhio." 1:30 PM-3:00 PM. Canadian filmmaker Agata De Santis will introduce her film "MAL'OCCHIO" in which she explores the old world folklore of the "evil eye." Free. SPONSOR: Friends of North End Branch Library. LOCATION: Boston Public Library North End Branch, 25 Parmenter Street, North End, Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Peter Greene 617-720-0516 Saturday, October 8 Commemorations for the First Italo-American Boston Police Officer Andrew Cuneo. 10:00 AM. LOCATION: Paul Revere Prado, Hanover St., North End, Boston. Sunday, October 9 Sunday, October 9 MarOcchio Screening. 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM. A documentary written, directed and produced by Agata De Santis. (52 minutes). Q/A to follow. Documentary information log onto $5 general admission. Free for Italia Unita members. Light refreshments. SPONSOR: Italia Unita LOCATION: ZUMIX Firehouse, 260 Sumner St., East Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Lisa Capogreco 617-561-3201 Columbus Day Parade in the historical North End of Boston. The parade will assemble at City Hall Plaza on the Cambridge Street side beginning at 11:00 AM. The Sons of Italy and members of the Italian Heritage Committee will be marching. The parade will kick-off at 1:00 PM sharp and proceed past Christopher Columbus Park on the waterfront and through the North End. COORDINATORS: Grand Lodge of Massachusetts at 617-489-5234, Parade Chairman Louis Strazzullo at 617-803-1247 Sunday, October 9 Celebration of Mass by His Eminence Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston. 10:30 AM. Celebration of Mass in Italian for the 150 anniversary of Italy's Unification. SPONSOR: Italian Consulate. LOCATION: Saint Leonard Church, 14 North Bennet St., Boston, MA. Monday, October 10 2011 Ninth Annual Sarazen Memorial Cup. 8:00 AM registration; 10:00 AM shotgun start. Tournament pays tribute to Gene Sarazen, the legendary Italian golfer, and will benefit the NIAF Gene Sarazen Scholarship Fund and the Italian Home for Children in Boston. Foursomes start at $1,250 with sponsorship opportunities available. Refreshments. SPONSOR: The National Italian American Foundation. LOCATION: Hopkinton Country Club, 204 Saddle Hill Rd., Hopkinton, MA, COORDINATORS: Sue Delaney and Chuck Conte NIAF MA area coordinator Monday, October 10 Evening of Italian Song. 6:00 PM. Beautiful Italian music, delicious Italian food. Come and enjoy the wonderful food and music. Join the singing. required. $25 per person. Make checks payable to Pirandello Lyceum, PC Box 565, East Boston, MA 02128 SPONSOR: Pirandello Lyceum, LOCATION: Filippo's Ristorante, 238 Causeway St., Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Franco Vitiello 617-489-1370 Reservations Monday, October 10 Italian Heritage Dinner Night. 6:00 PM. We are celebrating our Italian heritage this night. Sister lodges are welcome to come. Please R.S.V.P. to Angela Maraia. Pizza, antipasto, Italian pastries, soda and coffee. $7 per person. SPONSOR: Figlia d'ltalia Mixed Lodge #2692. LOCATION: American Legion Post 210, 44 Taylor St., Saugus, MA. COORDINATOR: Angela Maraia mankiewicz @ 781-233-7660, Tuesday, October11 Tuesday, October11 "Nights of Cabiria (Le notti di Cabiria)" honoring the film-making of Federico Fellini. 7:00 PM. Despite an endless string of heartbreaks and misfortune, Cabiria (Giulietta Masina), a wide-eyed prostitute working the streets of Rome, never seems to give up on finding true love. One of director Federico Fellini's best-known efforts, this supremely human tale -- by turns absurdly comic and jarringly tragic -- won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film, and the visually arresting Masina earned Best Actress honors at the Cannes Film Festival. Director: Federico Fellini. 1957, NR, 117 minutes. Free. SPONSOR: West End Museum. LOCATION: West End Museum, 150 Staniford St., Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Duane Lucia 617-416-0718, Senior Legislative Update with State Representative Paul Brodeur. 8:00 PM. Legislative update on new senior abuse law and other issues affecting senior citizens, followed by general question and answer period. Refreshments will be served. Donations will be accepted. SPONSOR: Wakefield Lodge #1734. LOCATION: Crystal Community Club, 71 Preston St., Wakefield, MA. COORDINATOR: Arthur Guardia 781-246-9744, artguardia @ Wednesday, October 12 Italian American Heritage Month Film Festival. 3:00 PM. Film Shoeshine/Sciuscia (1946, 87 minutes, unrated, English subtitles). Free. SPONSOR: West End Branch of the Boston Public Library. LOCATION: West End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 151 Cambridge St., Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Helen Bender 617-523-3957 Wednesday, October 12 Movie: "Profumo di Donna." 6:00 PM. There will be a screening of "Profumo di Donna" (1974) starring Vittorio Gassman. AI Pacino would recreate this role 19 years later in "Scent of a Woman." Free. SPONSOR: Friends of North End Branch Library. LOCATION: Boston Public Library North End Branch, 25 Parmenter Street, North End, Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Peter Greene 617-720-0516 Friday, October 14 Saturday, October 15 Saturday, October 15 Movie: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ..." Honoring the music scores of Ennio Morricone. 7:00 PM. While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men -- a quiet loner (Clint Eastwood), a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit -- comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold. In his third classic spaghetti Western with Eastwood, director Sergio Leone continues to shake up the genre with ~tylish photography, a hefty dose of cynicism and an instantly recognizable score. Director: Sergio Leone. 1966, R, 179 minutes, Free. SPONSOR: West End Museum. LOCATION: West End Museum, 150 Staniford St., Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Duane Lucia 617-416-0718, 20th INCONTRO FANUSA. Social Hour 6:00 PM. Dinner-dance complete Italian dinner with wine and music. 20~ Anniversary of the FAA/USA "Medaglia D'Oro," presented to an Italian or Italian-American of Abruzzese origin. For 2011, the honoree is from Boston's academic community, MIT. Notable members of the Associations of the FANUSA will also be honored and two scholarships will be awarded to students in the field of Italian Language and Culture. $65 per person. SPONSOR: Federation Of Abruzzi Associations, Inc. USA. LOCATION: Filippo's Restaurant, 283 Causeway Street, North End, Boston, MA, COORDINATORS: Rosetta Romagnoli, President, Tel and Fax 617-924-7641, e-mail romagnolil @, Domenico Susi, Treasurer, 617-742-2791 Italian Dinner. 6:00 PM. A full Italian dinner including appetizers, entree, salad, soup, dessert and beverages will be served. Following dinner, Professor Matteo Casini will present an Italian Reunification History program sponsored by the Consul General of Italy's office. $40 per person. SPONSOR: Victor Emanuel Lodge #1646. LOCATION: Victor Emanuel Lodge #1846, 124 Washington St., Haverhill, MA. COORDINATOR: Randall Riccio 978-372-4364, randy_riccio @ Saturday, October 15 Sunday, October 16 Fort Devens Memorial Service. 11:00 AM. Italian and German Community presents Fort Devens Memorial Service for Italian and German prisoners of war who died in America during World War II. SPONSOR: Italian and German Community. LOCATION: Fort Devens, Ayer, MA. COORDINATORS: Giovanni Aurilio 617-484-3112, Lino Rullo 781-862-1633 Worcester Lodge #168 Wreath Laying and Memorial Mass for Deceased Members. 9:15 AM. Wreath laying ceremony followed by Memorial Mass for deceased members of Worcester Lodge #168 to be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, 24 Mullbury St., Worcester, MA SPONSOR: Worcester Lodge #168. LOCATION: Christopher Columbus Statue in front of Union Station Washington Square, Worcester, MA, COORDINATOR: Mary Ann Bello, 508-856-7391, Sunday, October 16 The Founding of the Republic of Italy. 1:30 PM-3:30 PM. It is the 150= Anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Italy. A powerpoint presentation will be given by professors under the auspices of the Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli. A question and answer period will follow. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. SPONSOR: Lawrence Ladies Lodge #2026. LOCATION: Lawrence Heritage Park, 1 Jackson St., Lawrence, MA. COORDINATORS: Pat Moreno 781-272-5375,, Mary Paolino, 978-749-9759, Sunday, October 16 Columbus Day Luncheon. 11:30 AM. Luncheon and celebration of Columbus Day coinciding with the Memorial Mass for the deceased members of Worcester Lodge #168. Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, October 6, 2011. $30:00 per person. SPONSOR: Worcester Lodge #168. LOCATION: Maxwell Silverman's Restaurant, 25 Union St., Worcester, MA. COORDINATOR: Mary Ann Bello, 508-856-7391, MAE50B @ Sunday, October 16 A Tribute to Italian Song. 5:00 PM. Popular songs trod classics from the San Remo Festival performed by Kareri Fanale, soprano and Bradley Pennington, piano. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. SPONSOR: Dante Alighieri Society. LOCATION: Dante Alighieri Society, 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA. COORDINATORS: Luisa Marino 617-868-6846 or Dante Office 617-876-5160 Monday, October 17 Ricordi d'ltalia. 7:00 PM. A performance of traditional Italian song and dance. Free. SPONSOR: Friends of the Medford Public Library. LOCATION: Medford Public Library, 111 High St., Medford, MA. COORDINATOR: Barbara Kerr, 781-395-7950; bkerr@ Monday, October 17 The Sunny Skies of Italy. 1:00 PM. Concert of Neapolitan songs and opera arias presented by soprano Ruth Harcovitz. Refreshments will follow performance. Free SPONSOR: Holden Senior Center. LOCATION: Holden Senior Center, 1230 Main St., Holden, MA. COORDINATORS: Ruth Harcovitz 781-433-0660 or Holden Senior Center 508-829-0270 Monday, October 17 Giovanni Pascoli, Last Voyage: Selected Poems. 5:00 PM-7:00 PM. Reading of Giovanni Pascoli's translated poems. Free. SPONSOR: Italian Consulate. LOCATION: Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston, MA. COORDINATOR: Ubaldo Panitti For further information about Italian Heritage Month visit Not to be reproduced without the permission of the Post-Gazette (Continued on Page 9)