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Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2 p.m.

A Trip to Operatic Italy

A DVD Presentation by Lou Barrella. 

Sharing this experience should bring back wonderful memories for those who have already been to these places and a yearning to visit them for all who havenít seen them.  Buon viaggio!

Smithtown Library Main Building
One North Country Road, Smithtown

Registration required.  Free

Cookies will be served.

Monday, October 16, 2017, 7 p.m.

The Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Italy.

Presented by Donna DiNatale

Join us as we travel throughout the Italian peninsula visiting each of the 20 regions.  See the capital city of Rome and Vatican City.  Explore some of the most famous sites of the country.  Listen to popular and classical music.  Take home regional recipes to try. This virtual exploration will have you wanting to plan your next trip or return once again to this wonderful Mediterranean country!

Smithtown Library, Nesconset Branch
148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, New York 11767
(631) 360-2480

Registration required.  Free

Cookies will be served.

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2 p.m.

Movie:  My Italian Secret, The Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust

Guest speaker:  Vincent Marmorale, Consulting Producer

Smithtown Library Main Building
One North Country Road, Smithtown

Registration required.  Free

Cookies will be served.

Come to the library and enjoy these wonderful programs the have been arranged by our lodge.  Bring your friends.  If you have any questions, please call Sister Gerri at 631-265-0205.

Artist renderings of the Italian-American Medal of Honor recipients will be on display in the lower level conference room at the main branch of the library.

Photographs of models wearing traditional dress of the 20 regions of Italy will be on display in the Nesconset branch lobby showcase.



Halloween Party

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Reception HallóByzantine Church

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

$25 per person

Get ready to party in your favorite costumeóbe it scary, funny or classy!  Whatever you choose, be the most creative, and you may win a prize.

Food, Beverages, Music, Dancing.

Costume Contest

Raffles and Door Prize

Call Chairman Tom Bandise for a reservation at 631-246-9505.




Preceding the November 2nd general meeting

What kind of meat does your meatballs contain (beef turkey chicken veal, pork)? 
Or, are your meatballs without meat (vegetarian)?

This contest is open to all members who think they have the best meatballs in town.  All entries will be given a number and judged anonymously.

The meatballs MUST be home made and not store bought.
Contestants will bring their pre-cooked meatballs already prepared and kept warm.
Contestants are to bring 12 meatballs to be sampled by our judge and guests.
Cooks should provide a list of ingredients that will remain with their meatballs. This is in case there are any food allergies among the attendees.
Pasta and sauce will be provided (want to use your own sauce???? Thatís fine)
Judges vote for the meatball they like best based on the following major considerations:
good flavor, blend of spices, aroma, and moisture, graded in this manner:
Appearance 1-10, Taste 1-10, Texture 1-10, Overall 1-10 (1 being the lowest and 10 the highest)

The decision of judges is final.

In the event of a tie, the participantsí numbers will be put into a random drawing and one
winner will be selected as the grand prize winner.

If you have any questions, please call Chairperson Sister Cissy Morturano (631-724-0467).



Buon Natale Dinner

Sunday, December 10, 2017 3 p.m.

Madisonís Steakhouse
670 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Table Service Menu
Appetizers at the bar
Choice of four entrees

Filet mignon or strip steak
Chicken Francaise

Filet of red snapper
Stuffed pork chop

Coffee, tea

Cash Bar

$50 per person (Includes tax and gratuity)

Call Sister Antoinette Marzigliano for a reservation, 631-584-6316.
Seating is limited.  Reserve early.  The deadline is December 3rd.

Checks payable to the Sellaro Lodge.
Mail to:  Antoinette Marzigliano

221 Fourth Street,
St. James, NY 11780


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