International Club Dinner and performance by Pizzicali

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA

On Saturday, March 23, the International Club with the Italian American Club will hold a dinner featuring Italy; its food and culture. The evening begins at 5PM with a hosted open bar. Passed appetizers are tomato bruschetta on crostini and mushrooms with a garlic, artichoke and parmesan cheese filling. Dinner will be served “family style” and includes Caesar salad with parmesan cheese and  handmade croutons; creamy Tuscan garlic chicken with sundried tomatoes and spinach; eggplant parmesan; fusilli pasta with pesto sauce and roasted green beans.roasted. Dessert is tiramisu; coffee and tea.

Catering is by Wilma Lott.

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by PizziCali a band committed to sharing its deep love for the old rhythms and traditions from different southern regions of Italy. Based in the Bay Area, but originally for Italy, the members of PizziCali teach Italian performing arts, and perform folk music and dance locally and nationally. Some past performances have been at the San Francisco Heritage Parade, the Museo Italo Americano, Italian Consulate of San Francisco, and Saint Mary’s College as well as private events. They performed at Rossmoor on April 13, 2018.

The video recorded by Channel 28 on April 13, 2018 is here:

Pizzicali’s mission is to spread the joy and tradition of Southern Italian music and dance and to leave one with the feeling that we all belong to Il Sud (the South) regardless of your roots in Italy.

The cost is $40 for members of the International Club and the Italian American Club and $45 for non-members. Reservation forms are available in the club mailbox in Gateway. Reservation checks payable to the International Club should be left in the club mailbox at Gateway or mailed to the International Club at 1001 Golden Rain Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94595. Those who wish to sit together should include all their checks in one envelope.

Reservations must be received in the club mail box by 4 P.M. Wednesday, March 13.

Italy Reservation Form

For those who wish to enjoy ONLY the entertainment portion of the evening may do so for a fee of $15 per person by submitting that part of the form marked ENTERTAINMENT. Forms must be received by Wednesday, March 13. Checks may be left in the club mailbox at Gateway or mailed to the International Club, 1001 Golden Rain Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94595.

ARRIVAL TIME for the entertainment only is 6:45 P.M.

For further information regarding the evening, contact Walter Braun at or 240-994-1410.

The International Club brings together residents who share an interest in the customs and traditions of foreign countries through their food, dance and music. The club’s dinner events spotlite countries world-wide.

Membership applications and renewal forms for 2019 are available in the club mailbox at Gateway or on the club’s web site, For information regarding the club and its activities, visit the web site at