CALENDAR

JANUARY 15
CAMERON ESPOSITO | Stand-up comedian | Hideout (Chicago) | 773-227-4433 | www.thehideoutchicago.com

JANUARY 15-17
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | Brahm’s “Piano Concerto No. 2” and Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 1” conducted by Maestro Riccardo Muti | 312-294-3000 | www.cso.org

JANUARY 16
TONY SORRENTINO | Singer/songwriter | Durty Nellie’s (Palatine) | www.durtynellies.com

JANUARY 17
BERWYN PARK DISTRICT | Positively Pasta fundraiser | Family-style meal prepared by guest chefs Mario Manfredini and Frank Amaro, cash bar, live entertainment, silent auction and raffles | Proceeds benefit park district scholarship fund | Liberty Cultural Center (Berwyn) | 708-788-1701
COLUMBIAN CLUB OF CHICAGO | Black-tie optional installation gala | Medinah Country Club (Medinah) | 708-456-9203
ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | “Viva Vivaldi!” | Mayslake Peabody Estate (Oak Brook) | 630-941-0202 | www.elmhurstsymphony.org
JOE PUG (Pugliese) | Folk singer/songwriter | House of Blues (Chicago) | 312-923-2000 | www.houseofblues.com

JANUARY 18
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | Anointing of the sick | 312-421-3757

JANUARY 19
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | Salvatore Sciarrino’s “Ai limiti della note” | 312-294-3000 | www.cso.org

JANUARY 22-24 & 27
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | Prokofiev’s “Alexander Nevsky” and Scriabin’s “Symphony No. 1” conducted by Maestro Riccardo Muti | 312-294-3000 | www.cso.org

JANUARY 24
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Wine tasting | 630 445 3741
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII (Chicago) | Winter Spirituality Series | Moment to Moment: Finding God in the Everyday | 312-421-3757

JANUARY 24-MARCH 14
LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO | Puccini’s “Tosca” | 312-827-5600 | www.lyricopera.org

JANUARY 25
ELMHURST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | “Visual Vivaldi” | Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church | 630-941-0202 | www.elmhurstsymphony.org

JANUARY 27
ARCOLIAN DENTAL ARTS SOCIETY | Scholarship raffle | Volare (Oakbrook Terrace) | 773-616-6491
OSIA LEONE D’ORO LODGE 2700 | General meeting featuring a presentation by Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough | Orland Civic Center (Orland Park) | 708-560-0632 FEBRUARY 1
SOCIETÀ SAN BIAGIO PLATANI | Mass featuring blessing of throats and cuddreddi | Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (Melrose Park) | 630-677-2320

FEBRUARY 4
I CICERONI | Dinner and conversational Italian | Nonna Graziella’s at Casa Italia (Stone Park) | 708-562-7915

FEBRUARY 6
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Cucina Italiana | Naperville Municipal Center | 630-673-1550

FEBRUARY 7
SOCIETÀ SAN BIAGIO PLATANI | Dinner dance | Porretta’s Banquets (Chicago) | 630-677-2320

FEBRUARY 8
ST. ZACCHARY CHURCH (Des Plaines) | Mass in Italian | Sponsored by the ICF Branch #441 | 224-333-0237

FEBRUARY 13-15
AFFRESCO PIZZERIA (Park Ridge) | Valentine weekend | 847-292-0233

FEBRUARY 14
MARIA SS LAURETANA SOCIETY | Valentine’s Day dinner dance | Porretta’s Banquets (Chicago) | 773-736-3766
IL MENESTRELLO | Festa di San Valentino | Alta Villa Banquets (Addison) | 708-424-5182

FEBRUARY 15
AMICI NAPERVILLE AREA ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB | Big Night Dinner | 630-673-1550

FEBRUARY 19
JUSTINIAN SOCIETY OF LAWYERS | Bocce tournament | Mazzini-Verdi Club (Franklin Park) | 708-338-0760

FEBRUARY 27
CHICAGOLAND ITALIAN AMERICAN CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION | Friday Night Fights | Medinah Shriners Hall (Addison) | 630-746-2488

FEBRUARY 27
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF POMPEII | Winter Spirituality Series | “Praying with Body and Soul” | 312-421-3757