Upcoming CCF Events



Saturday, October 15 - A Performance by Italian Tenor Luca Minnelli

Our CCF Career Chats series continues with a presentation on Corporate Communications by CCF Member Richard Torrenzano. To receive your Zoom link, please make sure you RSVP via this form or email Madi Rathkamp, coordinator of the CCF Scholarship program.


Friday, October 21 - Film Screening: La Porta dell'Inferno

Join us on Friday, October 21 to screen Michael Cavalieri’s new film, La Porta dell'Inferno. The Award-winning Actor/Writer/Director of Ritornato will join us for a conversation after the screening to talk about what inspired him to make this film, his second set in Sicily.



Starting Saturday, October 29
Children's Program with Simona Rodano at the Townhouse

Columbus Citizens Foundation in partnership with Italian American Committee on Education is thrilled to announce a Fall Workshops with Simona Rodano. Italian Language and Culture will come to life with interactive sessions led by Simona through her beloved character La Fata Italiana. Sessions in October and November will be from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on October 29 for children 10-13 and on November 12 and 19 for children 5-10 years old. Each session will include games, music, and crafts. The cost to CCF members is $5 per child and refreshments will be provided.



Wednesday, November 2
Carla Gambescia at the Townhouse

Make your bookings for Wednesday, November 2, for "Italy: The World's Superpower" with Carla Gambescia.All attendees will receive a copy of Carla's 2nd edition of her award-winning book, La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z. Join us for this fascinating exploration of how Italy arose like a phoenix from the ashes and devastation of World War II to transform from the face of Il Duce to the land of La Dolce Vita.



CCF runs virtual programming and events at the Townhouse throughout the year. Find event recaps here:

Past CCF Events