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An evening celebrating Italy’s regions for Aug. 1

July 24, 2014
By MARK J. MILLER - Weekender co-editor ( , Weirton Daily Times

WINTERSVILLE - From Italian culture to cuisine to music, residents of the Tri-State Area are invited to attend the Italian American Cultural Club's 10th anniversary of Una Serata - Festa delle Regione Italiane, set to begin at 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at St. Florian Hall.

The evening for visitors will include a visit to four regions of Italy. Four cafes and buffets will be available, including foods, desserts and drinks, each representing a different area of Italy. The regions this year include Calabria, Marche, Puglia and Umbria.

Entertainment this year will include the AMICI dance band; the Allegro Dance Co.; Italian Club members members Al Provenzano, Rick Pastre and Ben Provenzano; and the Italian American Cultural Club's children's singing group.

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ITALIAN FAVORITES – Al Provenzano, from left, and Rick Pastre; Lucia Scaffidi, club member; and Ben Provenzano will be playing Italian hits during the 10th anniversary of Una Serata, Festa delle Regione Italiane, along with the Allegro Dance Company displaying Italian cultural and heritage through traditional dance. Four cafes will be set up with four buffets featuring the regions traditions from Calabria, Marche, Puglia and Umbria. Also featured will be the dance band AMICI. The festival is at 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. For tickets, call Bill DiMarzio at (740) 264-4773; or visit Celebrations. — Contributed

Tickets for adults are $35 per ticket; with children age 12 and younger costing $10.

For tickets, call Bill DiMarzio at (740) 264-4773 or visit Celebrations in Steubenville.

Also during the event, the cultural club also will award five, $1,000 scholarships to high school students Kayla M. Collier, Gabrielle M. Gentile, Michael J. Manfresca, David A. Ryan and Monica M. Werkin.

All are invited to visit Italy, taste the foods, drink the wine, dance, laugh and enjoy.

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