Dante Alighieri Society of Washington

per la diffusione della lingua e della cultura italiana nel mondo

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Your Door to All Things Italian

We Embrace All Who Enjoy All Things Italian and Desire To Expand Their Knowledge of a Beautiful Country, Its People and Its Language


Pasta Dish

Next English-language gathering:

Wed, September 13th, 2017 at 7:30pm

Dante is on summer break but check back for details on our new program year.

Begins with a Pasta Dinner at 6:30pm

See past La Voce for Details on past presentations.

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Next Italian-language gathering:

Wed, September 27th, 2017 at 7:30pm

In the meantime, check out some of the Italian community events for summer fun listed below.

Preceded by Potluck Antipasti and Dolci at 6:30pm

See past La Voce for Details on past presentations.

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Class Site

Next Italian language class series:

Fall Quarter 2017

September 28 - December 7

Five learning levels available

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San Gennaro Festival

Drop by Dante's booth @ Festa Italiana in the Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center.

September 22 - 24, 2017

Enjoy a quiz on Italian culture and history and win a free pasta dinner.

Special Announcements & Fun Summer Events:

  • Seattle Mariners Italian Heritage Night is June 21, 2017. See Mariners.com/italian for more information and tickets.

  • The Auburn Sons of Italy will be holding their Annual Lodge Picnic on Sunday July 30th, 2017 at Les Gove Park, Auburn by the Bocce Courts See auburnsonsofitaly.org for more information.

  • The San Gennaro Festival will be held Sept 8 - 10 in the heart of Georgetown. See sangennarofestivalseattle.org for more information.

  • The Italian Community Picnic will be held at Sunday, August 20, 10am - 5pm at Royal Arch Park, 20821 Renton-Maple Valley Rd, Maple Valley. See seattlesonsofitaly.org calendar for more information.

  • The Auburn Bocce Club offers free bocce instructions on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 - 6:00 PM, mid-April through mid-October, weather permitting @ Les Gove Park in Auburn. See auburnbocce.org for more information.

  • Attention young filmmakers: The Dante Alighieri Society in Rome is sponsoring a film/video competition that gives young emerging filmmakers of all nationalities, who are age 18 - 26, the opportunity to participate with a short film of theirs in a competition on the subject: “As inside a mirror. Italy viewed from outside Italy.” For more information and competition rules, please see the attached flyer.

  • DAS Language Program Honored with a Grant for the second year from the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco.