CALENDAR

REGULAR CALENDAR FOLLOWS SPECIALTY CALENDARS

SUNDAY MASS



CASA ITALIA (Stone Park)
708-345-5933 | Italian, noon

SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL
(Melrose Park) 708-344-4140
Italian, 10:30 a.m. | English, 7:45 a.m. & noon

SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII
(Chicago) 312-421-3757
English, 8:30 & 11 a.m.



CALENDAR



APRIL 2
MAC DEMARCO | Indie | Empty Bottle (Chicago) | 773-276-3600 | emptybottle.com
I CICERONI | Dinner and conversational Italian | Nonna Graziella's (Stone Park) | 708-562-7915

APRIL 4
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Cucina Italiana | 630-673-1550

APRIL 5
ASSOCIAZIONE REGIONALE SICILIANI IN AMERICA | Sapori di Sicilia honoring Mario Weber | Sicilian food, beverages and entertainment; silent auction, opera competition, scholarships, grand raffle | 773-850-2772
CHICK COREA | Jazz | Auditorium Theatre (Chicago) | 312-341-2310 | www.auditoriumtheatre.org
JIM DEROGATIS and Greg Kot | Seminar titled "Everything You Need to Know About the Music Industry in 2014" | 773-728-6000 | www.oldtownschool.org
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL FEAST COMMITTEE | Man of the Year dinner dance honoring Philip Schwartz | Elmcrest Banquets (Elmwood Park) | 708-345-5172

APRIL 6
ST. JOSEPH COLLEGE SEMINARY | Festa Italiana | Bella Banquets (Countryside) | 773-973-9720

APRIL 9
CHRISTINA PERRI | Indie | House of Blues (Chicago) | 312-923-2000 | www.houseofblues.com
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL (Melrose Park) | Lenten evening of Recollection | 708-344-4140

APRIL 10
SCOTT AMENDOLA and Charlie Hunter | Jazz | SPACE Evanston | 847-492-8860 | evanstonspace.com

APRIL 12
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | Lenten day of reflection and reconciliation | 312-421-3757

APRIL 13
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Big Night dinner | 630-369-0575

APRIL 16
ZUCCHERO | Italian blues-rock | Park West (Chicago) | www.zucchero.it

APRIL 18
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL (Melrose Park) | Good Friday service and procession featuring participation by two dozen patron saint societies | 708-344-4140

APRIL 20
AFFRESCO (Park Ridge) | Easter brunch and dinner | Reservations required | 847-292-0233
ALTA VILLA BANQUETS (Addison) | Easter brunch | Reservations required | 630-543-1222
ELMCREST BANQUETS BY BIANCALANA (Elmwood Park) | Easter brunch | Reservations required | 708-453-3989
MANZO'S BANQUETS (Des Plaines) | Easter brunch | Reservations required | 847-593-223
MAZZINI-VERDI CLUB (Franklin Park) | Easter dinner | Reservations required | 708-366-8435
PESCATORE PALACE (Franklin Park) | Easter brunch | Reservations required | 847-678-0895
VILLA BRUNETTI BANQUETS (Franklin Park) | Easter brunch | Reservations required | 847-455-1078

APRIL 22
ARCOLIAN DENTAL ARTS SOCIETY | Installation night | Zia Trattoria (Chicago) | 773-775-0808
OSIA LEONE D'ORO LODGE 2700 | General meeting featuring storyteller Catherine Myers | Orland Civic Center (Orland Park) | 708-560-0632

APRIL 25
CASA ITALIA (Stone Park) | "Broadway Babes," a dinner and show, presented by Main Street Cabaret, featuring songs once performed by Broadway's leading ladies | 708-345-5933
OUR LADY MOTHER OF THE CHURCH (Chicago) | Mass in Italian | Sponsored by ICF Branch #439 | 847-341-1847

APRIL 26
MOLA FOUNDATION | Arcangelo Award dinner dance honoring Senatore Renato Turano | Alta Villa Banquets (Addison) | 630-506-0987

APRIL 27
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Bocce at Pinstripes | 630-961-2031
SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF ITALY IN AMERICA | Pancake breakfast | Hughes Center, St. Matthew Church (Schaumburg) | 630-913-7654

THROUGH MAY 18
LYRIC OPERA HOUSE | “The Sound of Music,” directed by Marc Bruni and starring Jenn Gambatese as Maria | 312-332-2244 | lyricopera.org

MAY 1
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL (Melrose Park) | Healing Mass in honor of St. Peregrine | 708-344-4140

MAY 2
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Cucina Italiana | Naperville Municipal Center | 630-673-1550

MAY 2
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | Benefit concert featuring the Best of Josie Falbo and Friends | 312-421-3757

MAY 4
CLUB MARIA SS INCORONATA E SAN CRISTOFORO DI RICIGLIANO | May Crowning | St. Therese/Santa Maria Incoronata (Chicago) | 708-222-1200
ITALIAN CATHOLIC FEDERATION | Bishop's Day dinner dance honoring Bishop Kane | Abbington Banquets | 773-763-0507
ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICA, GRAND LODGE OF ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN | Leonardo da Vinci Awards gala | Victoria Beau Jolie (Schiller Park) | 708-403-7822
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | May Crowning | 312-421-3757
SOCIETÀ SS CROCIFISSO DI CIMINNA | Mass in honor of SS Crocifisso | Maryville Academy (Des Plaines) | 847-577-8230


MAY 7
I CICERONI | Dinner and conversational Italian | Nonna Graziella's at Casa Italia (Stone Park) | 708-562-7915

MAY 10
CHICAGOLAND ITALIAN AMERICAN CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION | Honor and Hope dinner honoring Ken Kolnicki | Alta Villa Banquets (Addison) | 630-400-9908

MAY 11
AFFRESCO (Park Ridge) | Mother’s Day brunch and dinner | Reservations required | 847-292-0233
ALTA VILLA BANQUETS (Addison) | Mother's Day brunch | Reservations required | 630-543-1222
ELMCREST BANQUETS BY BIANCALANA (Elmwood Park) | Mother's Day brunch | Reservations required | 708-453-3989
MONASTERO’S RISTORANTE (Chicago) | Mother's Day brunch | Reservations required | 773-588-2515
ONESTI ENTERTAINMENT | Mother's Day Sock Hop featuring the Bronx Wanderers | Arcada Theatre (St. Charles) | 630-962-7000
PESCATORE PALACE (Franklin Park) | Mother's Day brunch | Reservations required | 847-678-0895
ST. ZACHARY CHURCH (Des Plaines) | Mass in Italian | Sponsored by the ICF Branch #441 | 224-333-0237
VICTORIA IN THE PARK (Mount Prospect) | Mother's Day family-style luncheon | Reservations required | 708-456-1575
VILLA BRUNETTI BANQUETS (Franklin Park) | Mother's Day brunch | Reservations required | 847-455-1078

MAY 12
CASA ITALIA (Stone Park) | Genealogy writing practice group focusing on veterans and summer | 708-345-5933

MAY 13
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL (Melrose Park) | May Crowning and Rosary | 708-344-4140

MAY 15
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Scholarship award dinner | 630-961-2031
CALABRESI IN AMERICA ORGANIZATION | Night at the races | Maywood Park | 708-903-8211
FRANK CATALANO | Jazz saxophonist | Winfield School | 630-909-4900 | catalanomusic.com
THE JOINT CIVIC COMMITTEE OF ITALIAN AMERICANS | Dante Award luncheon honoring Tom McNamee and Mazzei Award recipient Thom Serafin | Galleria Marchetti (Chicago) | 708-450-9050

MAY 16
JOE BRONZI | Comedian | Zanies (Rosemont) | 847-813-0484 | Rosemont.zanies.com
ITALIAN AMERICAN LABOR COUNCIL | Golf outing | Bloomingdale Golf Club | 630-853-9052

MAY 17
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL (Melrose Park) | Healing Mass in honor of St. Rita Cascia | 708-344-4140
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | Retreat for caregivers titled "Drawing on the Wellspring of Love" | 312-421-3757

MAY 18
HIGHLAND PARK STRINGS | "Piano Concerto No. 3" by Rachmaninov, conducted by Francesco Milioto | 847-831-3810 | highlandparkstrings.org
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | Sacrament of the anointing of the sick | 312-421-3757
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | 20/20 Raffle drawing | 312-421-3757

MAY 19-20
FRANKIE AVALON | ’50s teen idol | Drury Lane (Oakbrook Terrace) | 630-530-8300 | drurylaneoakbrook.com

MAY 21
CASA ITALIA (Stone Park) | Golf outing | Klein Creek Golf Course (Winfield) | 708-345-5933
JCCIA WOMEN'S DIVISION | Scholarship benefit dinner and fashion show | Drury Lane Oakbrook (Oakbrook Terrace) | 708-450-9050

MAY 27
OSIA LEONE D'ORO LODGE 2700 | General meeting featuring mystery writer Helen Oosterman | Orland Civic Center (Orland Park) | 708-560-0632

MAY 30
CASA ITALIA (Stone Park) | Tribute artist John Bucci | 708-345-5933
OUR LADY MOTHER OF THE CHURCH (Chicago) | Mass in Italian | Sponsored by ICF Branch #439 | 847-341-1847

MAY 31-JUNE 8
CHICAGO OPERA THEATER | "The Emperor of Atlantis," by Ullmann, and "The Clever One," by Orff, conduced by Francesco Milioto | 312-704-8414 | chicagooperatheater.org