Valentine’s Dinner Dance, February

Our biggest fundraiser of the year is our popular Valentine’s Dinner Dance. This year we are moving to the Green Township Senior Center at 3620 Epley
Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45247 (near Sam’s Club at I-74 and North Bend).
We are looking for sponsors to help make the event a profitable one. You can help by passing along the sponsor form to a business owner who would like to show their support for our scholarship efforts. Your help is greatly appreciated!

CincItalia June 2-4, 2017

Enjoy plenty of food including Spiedini (Lamb, Pork & Chicken) and Antipasto Cups served up by the UIS.

There will be plenty of Entertainment, check out the website for schedules.


The Rusty Griswolds

The Rusty Griswolds have been performing the best music of the ’80s since they started partying together in 1999. A local favorite, they have been voted “Best Party/Cover Band of the Year” TEN TIMES by the readers of CityBeat.


Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms

Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms are the most recognized and dynamic Italian-American show band in the country. A huge hit at Italian festivals and concerts coast to coast, the EuroRhythms bring the swing sounds of Louis Prima, the smooth vocals of Dean Martin, and the harmonies of the Jersey Boys.

Dr Zoot

Dr Zoot

A versatile seven-piece dance/show band, Dr Zoot performs at concerts, festivals, dancehalls, and nightclubs throughout the eastern U.S. Their eight CDs of largely original music have garnered national and international attention, and their music has appeared in film, TV and radio. Elements of jazz, blues, rock, funk, and pop inform their distinctive sound and high-energy performance!

Old Green Eyes

Old Green Eyes & BBG

Dan Radank, AKA Old Green Eyes, is a jazz singer and trumpet player and a throwback to the Sinatra era of the Great American Songbook and jazz standards. Along with pianist Brian Batchelor-Glader (BBG), a protégé of Phil DeGreg, they revive the old standards for a new generation. Get ready to hear the hits from Frank, Dean, Sammy, Tony, Bobby, Nat, and all your favorite crooners!

Marian Procession

Beautiful procession honoring Our Lady, with a brief prayer service led by Father Anthony Dattilo with the Knights of Columbus and First Communicants from St. Catharine of Siena School.

CincItalia Mustache Contest

Open to participants of all ages, the fun CincItalia Mustache Contest features prizes for Best Natural, Best Styled, Tickliest, and People’s Choice. (No artificial ‘staches, please.) Presented by the Cincinnati Beard Barons. Time TBD

Italian Dancers

St. Catharine School students perform traditional folk dances.

On the Bolla Wines Demo Stage

CincItalia’s demonstration stage will feature Italian-themed cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, mixology lessons, art and travel talks. Full schedule will be posted as it becomes available.


Dean Giacometti Hall of Fame Induction

Dean Giacometti will be inducted into the Cincinnati
Public School Hall of Fame on Thursday April 20th at Paul Brown Stadium. Dean is being recognized for his many years of service and the impact he made on countless lives while serving as a tennis and football coach at Walnut Hills High School. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Get your tickets at

2017 U.I.S. Valentine Dance on Saturday, February 11

Mark your calendar and buy your tickets now for the U.I.S. Valentine Dinner Dance on Saturday February 11, 2017.
Tickets must be purchased by February 5th.
Please visit our Corporate Donor Page where we recognize the generosity of our amici!

Click to open our 2017 Valentine Dance flyer and ticket form

Tables were sponsored by local businesses, many owned by members of our United Italian Society. Please support them whenever possible. 
Tables can be sponsored for $25. Valentine Dance Table Sponsor Form

A special thanks to our corporate friends for their donations of gift certificates, merchandise and other items in support of our Valentine Dance. We truly appreciated their generosity, and hope that you will support them by visiting their establishments. When you do, pass on a thank you from United Italian Society.
You can click on their logo to visit their website. Ciao!

UIS Christmas Party!

Our annual UIS Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday, December 6th in lieu of our regular meeting.  Cost is free for members and $10 for each guest.  Please bring a gift in the range of $15 for the gift exchange.  Doors open at 6:30 pm, dinner will be served around 7:45 pm.   Please register your guests at the November meeting or by emailing

San Antonio’s 80th Annual Spaghetti Dinner


Support San Antonio Church and enjoy a great meal. Carryout orders starting at noon, Dine-in 2 pm until 7 pm. Adults $9, children $4.  Dinners include all you care to eat spaghetti with homemade sauce, handmade meatballs, salad, bread, beverages and dessert! Dinners are served in the Church hall at 1950 Queen City Ave., at White Street.

Sacred Heart Ravioli Dinner

The Sacred Heart Ravioli Dinner is Sunday, October 9th. Dinners begin at noon and end when the food runs out! The dinner is a major fundraiser for the church which helps make our meeting hall affordable. It’s a good meal and a great time where you are sure to meet many old friends.  The dinner relies heavily on the efforts of its many volunteers. Please call Marlene at 922-7007 if you are interested in helping.