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Movie Night with $25 Pre-Fix Menu @ Reginato Ristorante
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Perfect Strangers (Subtitles)

All movies are free and open to the public.  Movies begin at approximately 8pm.

Special Pre-Fix menu $25 – begins at 6PM.  Wine bottle specials @ $15.

Reservations: Stephanie @ 845-336-6968

Free popcorn!


September 2019 Membership Dinner @ Ole Savannah
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Please come down by the Rondout and enjoy the beautiful scenery and an evening under the tent adjacent to Ole Savannah.  We will be talking about our Italian festival on October 13th on the Strand/TR Gallo Park.

Buffet Italian dinner and dessert/coffee.  Cost is $27.00 per person including tip and cash bar.

“La Transazione” @ Reher Center
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, September 20th @ 7pm

“La Transazione” at the Reher Center Gallery

Three Italian sister meet their new “arranged” husbands for the first time at Ellis Island in 1893.

Short silent film shot at the Reher Center

Past, present and future tours of Reher’s Bakery at 6 & 6:30pm – reservations required.

Special screening @7pm to be followed by a discussion with the movie maker


Donations for Reher Center Graciously Accepted

Light Food and Refreshments Provided

Sponsored by UCIAF & the Reher Center

Directions: Type 3 Spring street into gps and enter through the courtyard steps


Ulster County Chamber of Commerce Business Recognition Awards Dinner @ Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance annually recognize Ulster County business leaders, businesses and organizations that are leaders in their sectors, have achieved outstanding results, or shown dedication and commitment to furthering business and the quality of life in Ulster County.

Join your fellow chamber members in paying tribute to some of the best and brightest local businesses, business leaders and organizations in Ulster County. This is a night to celebrate their achievements and their successes in improving our local economy and our quality of life.
Congratulations to the 2019 Award Recipients!

Business Person of the Year
Michael Bernholz
Pine Ridge Dude Ranch • Hudson Valley Appraisal Corp.

Business of the Year
Pine Hill • Adirondack • New York

Small Business of the Year 
Bailey Pottery Equipment

Emerging Young Leader
Christopher Bowers
The Reis Group

Tourism Business of the Year
Senate Garage

Commitment to the Community Award
Ulster Literacy Association

The Heritage Award
The Savona Family

Len Cane Heart of Ulster County Award
Tony Marmo
Normann Staffing

Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern
25 S. Partition Street, Saugerties NY 12477
5:30 Cocktails (open bar)  |  6:30 Dinner & Awards

Pasta Making Workshop For Kids @ Ulster Savings Bank
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Ulster County Italian American Foundation presents a pasta making workshop for kids!  Cost is $10.00 per child and the child must be accompanied by an adult.  Fee can be paid at the door.  Free apron that the child designs (while supplies last).  Proceeds help to support the foundation’s education grants.

For more information, e-mail


2020 Little Christmas Celebration @ Zoom
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

4th Annual Little Christmas Celebration

Monday, January 6th @ 6pm

Wednesday, January 6 at 6:00pm
$5 registration on member planet
Click here to RSVP

Visit our Recipe section for bread recipe
Non-Perishable Food Drive Benefits Salvation Army (TBA)

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February 2020 Membership Dinner Meeting @ Front Street Tavern
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Limited Reservations End February 14th or When Filled


Special Showing of “La Transazione”

(The Transition) a 28 minute short, silent black and white melodrama about Italian Immigration. Discussion with writer, producer Lora Lee Ecobelli to follow.


 Reserve NOW on Member Planet or Send checks payable to

UCIAF P.O. Box 4427 Kingston, N.Y. 12402

$10.00 Wine Grab

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Easter Bread Making Class @ Reginato's Ristorante
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn to make traditional Italian Easter Bread and Ginette cookies with Maryann DeGroodt.  Keep the tradition alive!

$10 registration fee.  Members Only.  Limited to 25 – must RSVP.

Make class reservations with Linda Saccoman.  Call @ 845-339-5330, leave message.


March 2020 Membership Dinner Meeting @ Best Western
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
April 2020 Membership Dinner Meeting @ Diamond Mills
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Pizza night at Diamond Mills.

    • Special screening of “Signor Jackson” film with guests Edward Jackson (Harlem born but raised in an Italian American neighborhood in the Bronx) and Anton Evangelista the award-winning film maker.   Film trailer at

This event has been re-scheduled to Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at 5PM.