Monthly Archives: August 2018

September-October 2018 Newsletter

The Mosaico September-October 2018 Newsletter is available. Click here to view the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  Activities described in the Mosaico are listed below.

September 1, 2018 Saturday, 3pm: Taste Italy–with wines of Emilia-Romagna, Le Marche & Sicily at the NBICF Center
September 9, 2018 Sunday, 2pm: Lecture by Larry DiStassi at NBICF Center
September 20, 2018 Thursday, 7pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center

September 23, 2018 Sunday, 1:30–5:30pm Scampagnata, Lake Sonoma Warm Springs Recreation Area, Poker Flat, #2 Picnic Site
Special “end-of-summer” picnic sponsored jointly with Slow Food Sonoma County North
Visit the Reservations page to reserve & pay by credit card or PayPal
Click here for a Scampagnata flyer with mail-in reservation form and map

September 30, 2018 Sunday, 2pm: Sundays at the Center with Diane McCurdy, film: The Tiger and the Snow
October 13, 2018 Saturday, 1-5pm: Paint Italy Workshop by Susan Adler
October 15, 2018 Monday, (doors open at 5pm, meeting and dinner at 6pm) Member Meeting & Dinner, St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, CA
October 18, 2018 Thursday, 7pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center
October 21, 2018 Sunday, 2pm: Film showing of L’Elisir d’Amore, a comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti at the NBICF Center
October 28, 2018 Sunday, 2pm Sundays at the Center with Diane McCurdy, film: Days and Clouds

Scampanata – September 23 – Lake Sonoma

SCAMPAGNATA – Sunday, September 23 1:30 to 5:30 pm,
Lake Sonoma Warm Springs Recreation Area, Poker Flat #2 Picnic Site
$30 for members, $35 for non-members, $10 for children under 12.

Pack your picnic baskets, bring a plate, fork, glass and napkin but leave
the food at home! Scampagnata, a picnic or outing in the countryside is a summer tradition in Italy.  This will be a joint event with Slow Food Sonoma County North.

Together we will dine on crostini appetizers, enjoy grilled rosemary chicken and garlic bread, green salad, pasta salad with roasted vegetables and apple desserts. For this event you may BYOB. Cold water will be provided. Appetizers begin at 2:00, Sunday Supper will be served at 3:00.

The Visitors Center and Fish Hatchery will be open for you to tour. We’ll be nearby in the main picnic area, Poker Flat #2 with covered shelter, wheelchair access, restrooms and plenty of parking. Look for the NBICF and Slow Food signs, colorful tablecloths, vases of flowers and Italian music! Don’t forget your place setting. Dishes, glasses, napkins and silverware will not be provided.

This is your picnic in the country, so pack that part in your picnic basket along with your
wine or other beverages. Cost for this event is $30 for members, $35 for non-members, $10 for children under 12. There are a limited number of tickets available as the space holds only 75. Deadline for reservations is September 15.

To purchase tickets send your check to NBICF, 64 Brookwood Avenue, Santa Rosa, 95404 or PURCHASE TICKETS BY CREDIT CARD BY CLICKING HERE.