General Assembly Meetings -
One Sunday a month at Alexander's Steakhouse, Peoria
2020 Meeting Dates:
December 6 - Christmas Party, held at alternate site
Annual Festa Picnic - August
Our 91st Annual Festa Picnic will be Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Hickory Grove Park, home of the German American Society, 12503 Hickory Grove Road, Dunlap IL 61525. Gates will open at 12pm and food will be served until 5pm.
Several times a year Society members will get together outside of our meetings to enjoy each other's company, converse and relax.
Italian Heritage Day - October
Each year around the traditional Columbus Day holiday the members of the Italian-American Society gather together to celebrate our heritage as Italians. A member of the Society or Peoria community will often speak about the history of Italians globally or in the United States.
Annual Christmas/Holiday Dinner - December
Each December at our monthly meeting members of the Society take time to reflect on the past year and celebrate family and friendship at our annual Christmas/Holiday Dinner. In addition to the buffet meal, members are encouraged to prepare and bring Italian desserts. At this event, the Society members collect items for a charity in the area. There may also be special appearances by Santa and La Befana.